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Object ID 004037

Object Name Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons Glass Bottle

Object Desc Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons glass bottle with corked top and yellow-orange liquid inside. Bottle has embrossed lettering in glass.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004025

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 1900

End Year Range 1920

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords glass bottle,medicine,Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons,

Title Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons Glass Bottle

Description Tall glass bottle of Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons Co. Glass is clear, free of scratches and relativley clean. Bottle is almost completely filled with orange-yellow liquid. The bottle has a short skinny neck with a corked top and rounded corners. There is embrossed labeling on two sides of the bottle - one side reads "Prepared by / Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons Co. / Chicago, Ill. U.S.A". the other reads "The reliable/ old-time preparation / for home use". There is also some embrossed lettering on the bottom of the bottle "Fahrney / Chicago"


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.5

Length 0

Width 2.75

Depth 2.75

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure

Dimension Details Bottle has rounded corners and skinny neck

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Dr. Peter Fahrney & Sons Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark embrossed lettering "Fahrney / Chicago"


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Image Caption CMY4025



Date MAR 13,2016

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Item is in good condition, glass is fairly clean with no scratches or damage. The cork top is fully intact and unstained. Bottle is nearly full with yellow-orange liquid.


Date MAR 13,2016

Summary Status change

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

Date MAR 13,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Room 9, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin