ESS CARMIN W ACID

Description
This blown and molded bottle has a Baroque-style blue and yellow cartouche with red and black lettering. The baked enamel label reads ESS CARMIN W ACID. Essence of Carminic Acid was used to relieve flatulence.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.2 cm x 6.3 cm x 6.8 cm; 5 3/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0262
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05411
collector/donor number
SAP 262
catalog number
1991.0664.0262
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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