Digestion Medicine Bottles (G-2, G-4)
These bottles hold medicines that would have been used for treating digestion issues in the 19th century.
Extract of Malt (g-2): Produced by the Plymouth Laboratory in Brooklyn, New York.
Hydroleine (Hydrated Oil.) (G-4): An emulsion of cod liver oil. Produced by the Charles N. Crittenton Co., New York, Sole Manufacturer for the United States
Number of Pieces
7.6 x 5.2 x 20, 8.2 x 4.6 x 19.5
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: Digestion Medicine" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/44