Apothecary bottle

Apothecary bottle
Title
Apothecary bottle
Date 
1906-1915
Medium 
Glass, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 3/4 x 6 in. ( 37.5 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Colorless (with aquamarine tint) blown glass apothecary bottle with ground bore, patent lip, rudimentary neck, sloped down shoulder, and cylindrical body with pontil mark on base; three paper labels pasted on front of bottle, with third label printed in red with inscription beginning "TINCT. BELLADONNA POISON".
Object Number 
Z.704
Marks 
printed: on top label affixed to bottle: "This preparation contains not more than [illeg.] ALCOHOL/Guaranteed under/Pure [illeg.] June [illeg.] 1906. Guaranty No. 973." written: in ink on middle label affixed to bottle: "Tinct Belladonna [illeg.]" printed: on bottom label affixed to bottle: "[skull and crossbones] TINCT./BELLADONNA/POISON/ANTIDOTE. -Emeties of Mustard or White/Vitriol, Stomach Pump, Cold Bath, Strong Coffee/or Tea [illeg.] Tea or Oak Bark, Purgatives./E.S. LEADBEATER & SONS/[illeg.] DRUGGISTS/[illeg.] Fairfax Street. Alexandria, Va./Eastablished 1792"
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Creative: Tronvig Group