MAGN NITR

Description (Brief)
This blown and molded square shaped bottle is marked "MAGN NITRI". The Baroque-style baked enamel label is blue, yellow, red and black. The jar probably contained Magnesia Opalina. The Dictionary of Photopharmacology by J. Worth Estes, lists Magesia Opalina as a "form of Antimonium prepared with Sal Muriaticus and Niter."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.7 cm x 7.2 cm x 7.6 cm; 4 3/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 3 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0330
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 188
catalog number
1991.0664.0330
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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