1906 - 1940
Alcohol Tincture Bottles (G-6, G-1, G-8)
These bottles all contain alcohol based liquids that were approved by the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.
G-6: Glycerole Pepsin Concentrated used for assisting in digestion; this was produced by Parke, Davis & Company based out of Detroit, Michigan.
G-1: Elixir no. 136, Five Bromides; this was produced by Parke, Davis & Company based out of Detroit, Michigan.
G-8: Wampole's Tonga - Salicyl used to reduce fever and allays pain; this was produced by Henry K. Wampole & Company based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Number of Pieces
7.2 x 4.7 x 20, 19.9 x 7.5, 7.3 x 5.2 x 20.5
Bottle measurements are from left to right. All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2017). "Bottles: Alcohol Tincture" [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/168