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Object ID 002607

Object Name Wampole's Preparation Bottle

Object Desc Glass bottle containing Wampole's Perfected and Palatable Preparation.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002313

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date 1940

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Tonics,Dietary Supplement,Bottles,Henry K. Wampole & Co.,

Title Wampole's Preparation Bottle

Description Glass bottle with beige label with a red trim. Front reads: "Wampole's Perfected and Palatable preparation. Originated in 1880. Tonic and Stimulant." Ingredients and directions listed below product name.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8.5

Length 3

Width 2

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Henry K. Wampole & Co.

Maker Details Began in 1880 in Philadelphia, PA.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2313



Date JUL 1,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Bottle is fairly clean, and the label is legible and mostly intact although it has signs of fading and slight wear.


Date JUL 1,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date JUL 1,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Room 4, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin