Medicine Bottle

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Object Name: 
Medicine Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.4.235
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.8 cm, Diam: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1890-1910
Primary Description: 
Medicine Bottle. Pale green non-lead glass; blown in semi- or automatic machinery. Cylindrical shape with top broken off; two mold seams down short neck, across rounded shoulder and down sides to plain circular base; inscription on one side: "BUMSTEAD'S/WORM/ SYRUP/ONE BOTTLE/HAS KILLED/100 WORMS/CHILDREN/CRY FOR MORE/JUST TRY IT/PHILADA".
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Material: 
Inscription: 
BUMSTEAD'S/WORM/ SYRUP/ONE BOTTLE/HAS KILLED/100 WORMS/CHILDREN/CRY FOR MORE/JUST TRY IT/PHILADA
inscription
Pressed body, side