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Bon-Opto and eye cup

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996001024 a-b
Description
(a) Empty short square clear glass bottle with flat sides and flattened corners; the bottom of the bottle is closed, flat and slightly convex; the top of the bottle is round and open and has a cylindrical neck and rounded lip; the front and back panels of the bottle have embossed letters; there is …
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Accession Number
996001024 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmic Solutions
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- eye solutions -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Empty short square clear glass bottle with flat sides and flattened corners; the bottom of the bottle is closed, flat and slightly convex; the top of the bottle is round and open and has a cylindrical neck and rounded lip; the front and back panels of the bottle have embossed letters; there is also a small metal eye cup (b), which is a small oval bowl-like piece with an open top that has higher right and left edges; the cup tapers somewhat to a closed flat bottom.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Bon-Opto bottle - Size: Height 7.9 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b - Bon-Opto eye cup - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the bottle reads, "BON-OPTO // FOR // THE EYES" in raised letters; the back of the bottle has "BON-OPTO" in raised letters within an outline of the eye cup; (b) the front of the eye cup has raised letters in the metal which read, "BON-OPTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row C
Condition Remarks
(a) The glass is complete with no chips or cracks; the interior of the bottle has minor residue; the upper corner of the outside front has a small rust stain on it; (b) the metal shows minor wear only with no corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
Images
Less detail