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Bottle/Liquor

Object Number: 
2002.1.313
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group