1890's to early 1900's
Amber Medicine Bottles (G-12, G-13, G-11)
Hand blown amber glass medicine bottles from around the 1890's. These Victorian era bottles held medications from the era. At this time, there were probably fewer than 100 medicines used, though the number of medications available during this period were just beginning to grow.
Number of Pieces
10 x 4.7, 5.5 x 5.5 x 13.4, 4.3 x 4.3 x 12.3
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: Amber Medicine" [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/2