996.3.4: Medicine Glass, c. 1900

Additional Images

996.3.4: Medicine Glass.
Image No. 1813 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Graduated glass medicine tumbler in leather covered cylindrical case with lid. Hand-engraved measurements for 1-4 tablespoon and 1-8 teaspoon. Case lined with pink paper. Decorative design and 'MEDICINE GLASS' printed on lid top in gold lettering.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 996.3.4
Collection: Pharmacy-ware
Date: c. 1900

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 6.5 cm
  • Diameter: 5.7 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Graduated measuring cup
  • b) Case lid
  • c) Case base

Object Materials

  • cardboard,
  • glass,
  • gold print,
  • leather,
  • paper

Acquisition Detail

  • History of Use: Probably used as part of a travelling toilet set