Medicine bottle

Object Number: 
Z.605
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass, cork, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 16.8 x 5.7 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on label affixed to bottle: "DOCT. GRANT'S/ PULMONIC/ COUGH BALSAM,/ For all Diseases of the/ Throat and Lungs./ Directions for Colds and Coughs:/ for Adults. - Take one teaspoonfull/ once in three hours. If the irrita-/ tion and Cough be severe
Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass medicine bottle blown in a three-part mold with down-tooled lip, cylindrical neck, rounded shoulder, rectangular body with flat chamfers, and diagonal mold seam and pontil mark on base; recessed panels on sides, front, and back; pasted on front, remains of paper label printed in black, with portrait bust of man (three-quarter view) in oval frame above inscription beginning "DOCT GRANT'S PULMONIC COUGH BALSAM"; cork wedged in mouth of bottle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group