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Medicine bottle and packaging

Object Number: 
2002.1.2484
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Glass, paper, cork
Dimensions: 
4 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This glass bottle is still wrapped in its original paper packet with advertising insert. The outside packet and bottle label read "100/ William R.Warner & Co.'s/ Original Pill Cascara Cathartic/(Dr. Hinkle)", with ingredients list and a description of the action and effectiveness of the product. Contained both belladonna and strychnine, poisonous in high dosages.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group