Medicine Bottle

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Object Name: 
Medicine Bottle
Accession Number: 
52.4.213
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.4 cm, L: 9.3 cm, W: 5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1875-1886
Primary Description: 
Medicine Bottle. Greenish aquamarine non-lead glass; blown in a full-size mold. Flattened ovoid shape; tooled collar around narrow mouth; two mold seams running down neck and sides to base; obverse has embossed inscription running sideways "LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S/ VEGETABLE COMPOUND"; reverse plain; oval base with molded depression with "G/26" in center.
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Inscription: 
G/26
inscription
Pressed base
LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S/ VEGETABLE COMPOUND
inscription
Pressed body, obverse
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 84; BIB# 22375
New England Glass and Glassmaking (1972) p. 177, fig. 141B; BIB# 27280