Medicine Bottle

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Object Name: 
Medicine Bottle
Accession Number: 
52.4.263
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.4 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 molded collar/lip, two vertical mold seams from just below lip, down short neck, rounded shoulders and straight sides to circular base; inscription on one side: "BUMSTEADS/WORM/SYRUP/ONE BOTTLE/HAS KILLED/100 WORMS/CHILDREN/CRY FOR MORE/JUST TRY IT/PHILADA".
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Inscription: 
BUMSTEADS/WORM/SYRUP/ONE BOTTLE/HAS KILLED/100 WORMS/CHILDREN/CRY FOR MORE/JUST TRY IT/PHILADA
inscription
Pressed body, side