It Gets On Everything – Mercurochrome

brown bottle of Mercurochrome with glass applicator next to it.

It Gets On Everything. 5×7 in. Watercolor on paper.

It Gets On Everything.
Watercolor and ink on watercolor paper. 5x7in.

If you were a child in the 60s, like I was, and got hurt playing and running around, you’d eventually end up with a red stain on you arm, leg, face or whatever body part you had hurt. Moms would always have a bottle of Mercurochrome handy.