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Bottle/Medicine

Object Number: 
2002.1.744
Date: 
1930-1950
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
7 x 2 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This aqua glass bottle has a hand-finished cork top and a paper label that reads, in part, "Solution of Magnesium Citrate/ An Agreeable Refrigerant and Laxative/ Citrate of Magnesia is a valuable aperient and cathartic;/ agreeable to the taste and mild in action.../ McKesson & Robbins/ 91-97 Fulton Street/ New York".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group