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Dr. Peter's Magolo
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Details

Object ID 002944

Object Name Dr. Peter's Magolo

Object Desc A bottle of liquid indigestion medicine.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002653

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 1920

End Year Range 1940

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords bottles,Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons,antacids,


Title Dr. Peter's Magolo

Description A glass bottle with four sides. Two sides feature labels: the front with the name, maker, price, and ingrediants. The back label has directions for adults and children. The other two sides have no labels, but one is embossed with "Prepared by Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons Co. Chicago, Ill. U.S.A." The bottle has a green metal sap with Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons Co. - Chicago with a flower desgin. There still is liquid inside the bottle and is a dark brown. The bottom of the bottle says "Fahrney - Chicago."

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 5.75

Length 1.5

Width 1.88

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons Co.

Maker Details The company was founded in Chicago in 1869 and they produced various homeopathic wellness items. In 1914, Magolo was granted a patent by the United States Patent office. The company also had another factory in Winnipeg, Canada. The company sold in 1966 to Frederick Purdue who then sold it to a New York company in 1977.

Maker Mark Fahrney - Chicago on bottom of bottle

Images

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Image Caption CMY2653

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 6,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The bottle has been used before because of wear to the cap and some of the liqiud is gone. There are few scratches on the cap as well. The labels are ledgible and there is little to no discoloration on them. The back label is slightly peeling off towards the top.


Events

Date FEB 6,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Grundy's Book exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 13,2015

Summary Location change

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


Date FEB 13,2015

Summary Status change

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


Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin


Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Status change

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


Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Room 3, Shelf 5 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes