Medicine Bottle

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Object Name: 
Medicine Bottle
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Accession Number: 
52.4.205
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1900
Primary Description: 
Medicine Bottle. Aquamarine non-lead glass; mold-blown. Rectangular shape, with tooled flat collar, lettering on three sides, paper label on fourth, rectangular base with circle in enter around "2". Sides have inscription written vertically: "COD LIVER OIL" and "WITH LIME AND SODA" on narrow sides and "SCOTT'S / EMULSION" on reverse. Paper label original covered all of bottle front but is nearly half gone - inscription reads: "SCOTT'S / EMULSION / OF PURE / COD LIVER OIL / WITH / -YPOPHOSPHITES / OF / LIME AND SODA. / A RELIABLE REMEDY FOR / PULMONARY DISEASES / COUGHS, COLDS AND / GENERAL DEBILITY." - rest of inscription is illegible.
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2
inscription
Pressed base
COD LIVER OIL
inscription
Pressed body, narrow side
WITH LIME AND SODA
inscription
Pressed body, narrow side
SCOTT'S / EMULSION
inscription
Pressed body, reverse
SCOTT'S / EMULSION / OF PURE / COD LIVER OIL / WITH / -YPOPHOSPHITES / OF / LIME AND SODA. / A RELIABLE REMEDY FOR / PULMONARY DISEASES / COUGHS, COLDS AND / GENERAL DEBILITY
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Affixed body