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Object ID 002934

Object Name Lash's bitters

Object Desc A dark colored glass bottle with tan labels on the front and back. The bottle is empty.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002646

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords laxative,Lash Inc.,medicine,bottles,

Title Lash's bitters

Description A darker glass bottle with a red top. One side of the label advertises the product name and has direstions on it. It also has a short description of what the product does with warnings. The other label is more decorative and has a short list of ingredients along with a small blurb about the company.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.5

Length 2.5

Width 2.3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Lash's

Maker Details Lash’s Bitters brand that was incorporated in 1894 in San Francisco and expanded to Chicago in 1901 and New York in 1904. Lash’s started a bit earlier in 1884 and actually lasted until 1966.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2646



Date FEB 4,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes There is some wear to the edges of the labels where they connect to the bottle and fading on the print.


Date FEB 13,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 13,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 15,2015

Summary Status change

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