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Apothecary bottle

Object Number: 
Z.704
Date: 
1906-1915
Medium: 
Glass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 3/4 x 6 in. ( 37.5 x 15.2 cm )
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.]" prin
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".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group