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A.S. Hinds Glass Medicine Bottle
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Details

Object ID 000254

Object Name A.S. Hinds Glass Medicine Bottle

Object Desc This wide rectangular based, narrrow mouth glass bottle was probably used for liquid medicine. on one side it says, "A.S. Hinds" and the otherside says, "Portland ME."

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000197

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range 1875

End Year Range 1907

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords bottles,A.S. Hinds Co.,medicine,drug stores,pharmacy,


Title A.S. Hinds Glass Medicine Bottle

Description This wide rectangular based, narrrow mouth glass bottle was probably used for liquid medicine. on one side it says, "A.S. Hinds" and the otherside says, "Portland ME."

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 2.25

Width 1.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The neck of the bottle is 1 inch long, and about 1 inch in diameter.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker A.S. Hinds Co.

Maker Details A. S. Hinds Co. in Portland Maine was a family business which was famous for various creams for the face, hands, and skin. The A.S. Hinds Company was started in 1875. They were bought out in 1907 by Lehn & Fink, maker of Lysol. The honey almond cream product was still available in 1948.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY000197

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 11,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Hannah Lartz

Notes There is alittle splattered sparkly gold paint on the sides of the bottle, around the lettering. There is also cork dried to the interior rim of the narrow mouth of the bottle.


Events

Date FEB 11,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Drug Store Exhibit from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date APR 3,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Second Floor Bathroom - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes