TERR VITRIOL DULC

Description
This blown and molded square-shaped glass jar has a narrow neck and flared lip. It has a baked white enamel label framed in blue and red surrounded by a gold and brown escutcheon with a crown at the top. The label is marked TERR VITRIOL DULC in black text, with the first initial of each word painted red. The bottle would have held Terra Vitrioli Dulcis an iron sulfate solution which was generally used as an astringent.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11.7 cm x 8.3 cm x 8.5 cm; 4 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 3/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0456
catalog number
M-05605
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 317
catalog number
1991.0664.0456.01
1991.0664.0456.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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