Medicine jar

The bottle is complete. It is rectangular in shape. In cross-section, it has a straight wall, while the sides have flat or sloping surfaces; the shoulder is rounded and the neck is long and straight, topped by a neck made of a swollen lip with a flat top. The base of the bottle is straight and high, while the bottom is slightly sunken and thick. There are two vertical mold lines on opposite corners, from the base; these lines cross the shoulder and reach halfway up the neck. There are raised molded inscriptions on the opposite sides, in seven and five registers: ROB T TURLI NGTON FOR HIS BALSAM OF LIFE; BY THE KING S ROYAL PATENT GRANTED, as well as on the sides, vertically: JANY LONDON.; The decoration is molded. The flask has a cross-molded body.

  • Accession Number 2018.10.583
  • Fabricant / Éditeur Robert Turlington
  • Date 1900 c
  • Materials green-tinted glass
  • Measurements 6,7 x 2,1 x 1,8 cm
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  • Accession Number 2018.10.583
  • Fabricant / Éditeur Robert Turlington
  • Date 1900 c
  • Materials green-tinted glass
  • Measurements 6,7 x 2,1 x 1,8 cm
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© Collection Pointe-à-Callière, Paul-Gaston L'Anglais fonds,2018.010.0583
Photo by René Bouchard

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