Embossed on one side: "Allen // OTTAWA // PRESCRIPTION DRUGGIST" on base "414"
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row C
Unit Of Measure
Minor chips on base of bottle; minor white residue inside bottle
Medicinal Bottles. Society for Historical Archaeology
The Newsweekly for Pharmacy, Volume 41. Chemist and Druggist
This style of bottle was called the 'Knickerbocker Ovals' and the moulds took lettered plates that allowed for the embossing on the bottles.
Mr. John Roberts was one of the pioneer druggists of Canada and a native of Kinross, Scotland and one of the richest druggists in Canada at the time of his death in 1892. A large part of his estate was left to his nephew Mr. J. Roberts Allan, who was associated with his business.