Medicine bottle

Object Number: 
Z.531
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass, cork, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 17.1 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on paper wrapping: "[illeg.] DISEASES/Cherry, each bottle will hereafter/be enveloped in this new wrapper/on which will appear the facsimile/of the Principal Agent's Signature [illeg.]
Description: 
Aquamarine nonlead glass medicine bottle blown in a three-part mold with down-tooled lip, sloped down shoulder, and octagonal body; remains of paper wrapping covered in some sort of varnish, with illustration of figures under tree above word "DISEASES"; cork wedged in mouth of bottle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group