OL NUCUM IUGL

Description
This blown and molded bottle has a label which reads OL NUCUM IUGL in black text, with the first initial of each word in red. It would have contained Oleum nucum Juglandium, or walnut oil. Walnut oil was used as an anti-inflammatory and emollient.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
paint (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.8 cm x 7.3 cm x 7.5 cm; 6 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0289
catalog number
M-05438
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 147
catalog number
1991.0664.0289
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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