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patent medicine bottle

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Donald Low Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996022001
Description
Clear glass oval bottle with a flat bottom, rounded sides and a flat front panel with raised lettering; the bottle has a cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and rounded edges; the bottle originally held medication, but is now empty.
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Accession Number
996022001
Collection
Donald Low Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass oval bottle with a flat bottom, rounded sides and a flat front panel with raised lettering; the bottle has a cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and rounded edges; the bottle originally held medication, but is now empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
G.S. Hobart
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Date Remarks
Bottle style before 1860, with seams extended to just over the shoulder
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
The front panel has raised lettering which reads, "G.S. HOBART // MEDICAL HALL // KINGSTON ONT."; the bottom of the bottle has raised lettering which reads, "W T G. & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.0 cm. x Width: 6.3 cm. x Depth: 3.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bottle shows no chips, cracks or breaks in the glass; the inside of the bottle is slightly cloudy.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; "Canadian Bottle and Stoneware Collector" magazine, issue no. 16, April/May/June 1996, p. 26.
Images
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