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Glycerin Bottle

1984.1835 (RS226324)

Description

Molded brown glass bottle with plastic screw cap. Paper label held in place with clear tape. Label indicates the bottle contents are glycerin from the Richardson Drug Co, Concord, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1953-1975
Arthur Carr became a business partner in 1953
Inscriptions
"[symbol?]xvi" (Molded)
"GLYCERIN / U.S.P. / A medical quality glycerin for general use. / Keep the bottle tightly closed. / DISTRIBUTED BY NET CONTENTS [illegible number] FL. OZS. / RICHARDSON DRUG CO. / ARTHUR L. CARR, Reg. Pharm. / 41 Main Street / CONCORD, MASS. / Telephone 369-2608" (Printed label)
"C-16 / AHK / 10 / M / 73" (Molded)
Material
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
plastic (organic material)
Object type
Medical & Psychological T&E; Medical Accessories
Descriptive terms
Bottle, Medicine
Container, Medicine
glass (material)
medicine bottles
paper (fiber product)
plastic (organic material)
Dimensions
7 5/8 x 3 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1984.1835
Credit Line
Bequest of Isa Gropius
GUSN
310396

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