Medicine bottle

Object Number: 
Z.611
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass, cork, paper, foil (probably copper)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 20 x 7 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on paper label affixed to bottle: "[H]OGG'S PURE COD'S LIVER OIL/ HUILE DE FOIE DE MORUE PURE DE HOGG/ Cette Huite, qui vient directement de notre fabrique de Terre-Neuve (Amérique/du Nord)... [continues for several paragraphs]" impressed: on o
Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass medicine bottle blown in a three-part mold, with narrow mouth, flanged lip, cylindrical neck, stepped shoulder, and triangular body; pasted to bottle, paper label printed in black and red with inscription beginning "HOGG'S PURE COD'S LIVER OIL"; on other side, impressed inscription "HOGG & CIE. PHARMACIENS ANGLAIS PARIS"; paper across top of cork covered in foil (probably copper); sealed, and filled with cod-liver oil.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group