Object ID 004137
Object Name Phillips' Milk of Magnesia
Object Desc Genuine Philips' Milk of Magnesia blue glass bottle with white lettering and screw top.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY004123
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 9, Shelf 22
Start Year Range 1940
End Year Range 1949
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Phillips,milk of magnesia,bottles,medicine,
Title Phillips Milk of Magnesia Blue Bottle
Description Translucent blue glass bottle with embrossing reading "Genuine / Phillips'/ Milk of / Magnesia". There is a logo embrossed between the words "milk of" and "magnesia" and is circular in shape. The outer circles create a belt which surrounds a pentagon shape with the letter "H" inside. On the bottom of the bottle "Made in / USA" is embrossed in the glass along with the Hazel-Atlas logo. The bottle is about 7.25 inches tall and has a stout neck with a screw top.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Hazel-Atlas Company
Maker Details Hazel Glass Company, Washington, PA (began 1887) and Atlas Glass Company, also of Washington, PA (began 1896) merged to form the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company, Wheeling, WV, in 1902. Hazel-Atlasí well-known makersí mark consists of a large capital letter H with a smaller capital A positioned underneath the H, appearing somewhat like a small step-stool or bench situated underneath a table. The H over smaller A mark is stated to have been used beginning in 1923. The company closed in 1964.
Maker Mark H over A
Date APR 17,2016
Summary Good Condition
Assessor Nicole Burdick
Notes Bottle has no chips or major scratches.