993.223.1: Bottle in Holder, 1911-1950

Additional Images

993.223.1: Bottle in Holder. Stoppered glass bottle in a metal screw-cap container
Image No. 790 Stoppered glass bottle in a metal screw-cap container; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Stoppered narrow mouth glass bottle in a metal screw-cap container. Leather disc in base to cushion bottle. Outlines of a bee and 'LONDON MADE' stamped into base.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.223.1
Collection: Pharmacy-ware
Date: 1911-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 10.3 cm
  • Diameter: 4 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Narrow mouthed bottle
  • b) Ground glass bottle stopper
  • c) Holder base
  • d) Holder lid
  • e) Disc

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • glass,
  • leather,
  • nickel plate

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. Donald H. Paterson
  • History of Use: Dr. Donald Paterson [1890-1968] a pioneer and leader in paediatrics. In 1946 he founded the Health Centre for Children in Vancouver and in 1954 was a founding member of the Board of the B.C. Association for Retarded Children.