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Apothecary bottle

1991.402 (RS21035)

Description

Green glass apothecary bottle. Large and straight sided with high shoulder and out-turned lip. Blown pontil glass. Label on front.

Details

Maker
Shakers (Maker)
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
Handwrittin label attached to front/side: Nine Oil Linement/1 oz oil Sossice [?-indistinct] 1 "" "" Wintergreen/1 "" "" Peppermint/1 "" "" Cinnamon/1 "" "" Hemlock/1 "" "" Sassafras/1 "" "" Cloves/1 "" "" Pennyroyal/1 "" "" Wormwood/3 qts. Alcohol In pencil at bottom corner of label: $2.17
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
glassblowing
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Apothecary
Blown
BOTTLE, APOTHECARY
drug jars
drugstores
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
Medicine
medicine
paper (fiber product)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
13 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.402
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2381

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