Glycerin Bottle

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1953-1975

GUSN

GUSN-310396

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

Descriptive Terms

medicine bottles
glass (material)
plastic (organic material)
paper (fiber product)
Container, Medicine
Bottle, Medicine
Bottle, Medicine

Inscription

"[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)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 5/8 x 3 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Isa Gropius

Accession Number

1984.1835

Date

1953-1975 (Arthur Carr became a business partner in 1953)