Medicine bottle and packaging
Glass, paper, cork
4 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
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.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.