Bottle/Liquor

Bottle/Liquor
Title
Bottle/Liquor
Date 
1920-1930
Medium 
Glass, paper
Dimensions 
8 1/2 x 4 x 1 5/8 in.
Description 
This clear bottle has machine finished screw top and is still in its original yellow box. The Box is marked "Since 1788/ Bottled in Bond/ The A-M-S Co. Old Grand-Dad Whiskey/ Unexcelled for Medicinal Purposes." On the reverse a picture if oxen drawing a wagonload of kegs and the words "The American/ Medicinal Spirits Company". The bottle is embossed "Wathen Distillers since 1788". A prohibition era liquor bottle meant to be sold legally as medicine. See also 2002.1.312
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.313
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group