TMR SIMPL ORD

Description
This blown and molded square-shaped bottle has a thin neck and a flared lip. The white baked enamel shield is framed by stylized blue leaves with yellow and red flowers. Above the shield is a yellow crown. TMR is the abbreviation for Tinctura Martis, or tincture of iron. Tinctures of iron were commonly used as stimulants or tonics.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.3 cm x 6.6 cm x 6.6 cm; 6 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0370
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05519
collector/donor number
SAP 231
catalog number
1991.0664.0370
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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