993.231.1: Bottle, Apothecary, 1862-1876

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993.231.1: Bottle, Apothecary.
Image No. 1846 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Empty cylindrical round shouldered blue syrup bottle, narrow neck, flared lip. The side of the bottle is moulded with an octagonal recess for a label plate. The plastic covered label has black lettering 'SYR. FER.PHOS.CO' and gold trim. The bottle has two moulding seams down sides and embossed lettering on base 'W N WALTON PATD SEP 23 1862'. Incomplete, stopper is missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.231.1
Collection: Pharmacy-ware
Date: 1862-1876

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 18.5 cm
  • Diameter: 7.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • gold paint,
  • ink,
  • paper,
  • plastic

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Walton, W.N.
  • Patent Country: U.S.Patent Date: 1862-09-23