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Object ID 002978

Object Name Norwich Milk of Magnesia

Object Desc A glass bottle with a blue label advertising Milk of Magnesia.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002686

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 Norwich Pharmacal Co.,milk of magnesia,medicine,bottles,laxative,

Title Norwich Milk of Magnesia

Description A clear glass bottle with a white powder inside. The label on the bottle is blue and has Milk of Magnesia in large letters in the middle. Beneath this is a short description on the uses for the product and then directions on how to use it.The cap is a light blue with Norwich printed on it. The bottle only has about 1/4 of the origional substance left inside.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8.2

Length 3.4

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 Norwich Pharmacal Company

Maker Details Norwich New York.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2686



Date FEB 18,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes The bottle itself is in very good condition but the contents have clearly been used. There is powder residue on the inside of the bottle and there is internal cracking.


Date FEB 19,2015

Summary Location change

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

Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 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 4 - automatic entry by admin