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Catalog Number 0915.0043a
Object Name Bottle, Apothecary
Date 1900
Description This item is a brown glass bottle of castor oil. The label is discolored and slightly torn. It reads: "McKesson's Standard of Quality Castor Oil Testeless U.S.P.X. 8 fluid ounces (236.59 Mils) Tasteless Odorless Finest quality, cold-pressed Castor Oil that has been rendered tasteless by a special process which in no way affects its medicinal value. Distinct from all other castor oils in that it remains tasteless and odorless. Average Dose: Adults, 1 tablespoonful; Children, 1 to 2 teaspoonfuls." in a brown-gray ink. It also reads: "37" in handwritten ink.
Dimensions H-18.8 W-4.4 L-5.7 cm
Material Glass/paper/ink/adhesive
Made McKesson & Robbins
Brand McKesson's
Model Number Unknown
Patent Unknown
Place of Origin New York, NY
Condition Good