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medicine bottles

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Note: Bottles of varying size, shape, and style made to contain medicine, particularly those intended to be taken home by customers of an apothecary or sold elsewhere; examples include collectible patent medicine bottles. For bottles used to store larger quantities of medicine, as used in an apothecary and labeled with the names of standard medicines, use "apothecary bottles."

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Collection of Admiral Henry Craven St John

Identifier: Coll-1872
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of effects that belonged to Henry Craven St John, a young Lieutenant (later Commander, then Admiral) who brilliantly fought against pirates in the Chinese Seas in the 1860s. It includes: a presentation scroll to Commander Henry Craven St John, conveying thanks for his fighting piracy at Laksui (1866); a covering letter from the Admiralty (1866); a mahogany and brass-fitted medicine box (1860s); and an album of c. 300 watercolours executed by Henry Craven St John,...
Dates: 1850s-1870s