AKiller bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-199018

Description

AKiller bottle is a small glass tube with a cork top stopper. There is a white label with black print wrapped around the bottle explaining how to use this toothache rememdy.

Details

Descriptive Terms

medicine bottles
glass (material)
Bottle, Medicine

Inscription

"AKILLER Superseding & Exceling any other./ Toothache Remedy/ Instant Relieft/ Positive & Safe" (printed)
"Directions,---Press a small piece of AKiller into the cavity of AchingTooth, or if no cavity, about Tooth and Gums of the Aching Tooth./ Dr. H. C. Porter & Son, Mfgs. & Props. Main and Pine Streets, Towanda, PA." (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x .5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2425