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Apothecary Bottle, ELIX: VISCER: H

Apothecary Bottle, ELIX: VISCER: H

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Description
This blown glass drug container is marked, ELIX: VISCER: H:" The opaque white color of the glass comes from the addition of tin oxide and was meant to imitate porcelain.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 10.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0479
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05628
1991.0664.0479.01
1991.0664.0479.02
collector/donor number
SAP 340
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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