TMR SIMPL

Description
This square-shaped blown and molded glass bottle has a flat circular collar. The container is decorated with a baked white enamel cartouche framed by yellow stylized leaves and capped by a crown. According to Urdang this bottle was manufactured in the last third of the 18th century. It is marked in black TMR SIMPL. TMR is the abbreviation for Tinctura Martis, or tincture of iron. This bottle is illustrated on page 20 in the Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
unspecified
Germany
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
wite (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 12 cm x 5 cm x 5.2 cm; 4 3/4 in x 1 15/16 in x 2 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0190
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05338
collector/donor number
SAP 47
catalog number
1991.0664.0190
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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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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