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Object ID 004043

Object Name Angier's Emulsion Petroleum

Object Desc Large bottle of Angier's Emulsion petroleum with hypophoshites (lime and soda) in original cardboard packaging.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004031a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date 1923

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords petroleum,emulsion,Angier Chemical Company,medicine,

Title Angier's Emulsion Petroleum

Description a] Cardboard packaging is a stained beige color and is quite worn. There are a few small tears in packaging top and tape has been placed around the top opening. The packaging states that the new style package was adopted in 1924 and is labeled "Angier's Emulsion / Petroleum / with hypophosphites / (lime and soda)" followed by directions for usage. Product was produced and prepared by the Angier Chemical Company and originally priced for $1. [b] Inside there is a plain sheet of cardboard that is wrapped around the glass bottle and has been torn. [c] The glass bottle inside is still filled with the product which has seperated. It has a gold cap lid with a metal clasp. There is a sticker label on front of the bottle that is fully intact besides a few small punched out circles.


Approx Collection Date

Height 10

Length 0

Width 3.5

Depth 2.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Angier Chemical Co.

Maker Details 1894-1930 - best approx. dates

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY4030a-c



Date MAR 16,2016

Summary Fair Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Cardboard packaging is well worn with discoloration and staining. There are also tears toward top of packaging and tape wrapped around the opening. The cardboard wrap protecting the glass bottle is torn in the front. The glass bottle itself is in very good condition with no scratches, tears, or rusting.


Date MAR 16,2016

Summary Location change

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