Owbridge’s Lung Tonic

Owbridge’s Lung Tonic

Bluish smaller size for ‘Owbridge’s/ Lung Tonic/ Hull’ (embossed in panels). For coughs, colds, chest complaints etc.
Kay Brothers, Linseed Compound

Kay Brothers, Linseed Compound

Aqua glass bottle embossed in panels ‘Kay Brothers Ltd/ Linseed Compound (Trade Mark)/  Stockport’. This was marketed as a remedy for coughs, colds, chest complaints, bronchitis, asthma, consumption, influenza etc. Like Elliman’s Embrocation, it was...
Bottle for magnesia?

Bottle for magnesia?

Wide-mouthed cobalt blue glass bottle, possibly for granular citrate of magnesia, for curing stomach upsets.
Elliman’s Embrocation

Elliman’s Embrocation

Medicine bottle embossed ‘Elliman’s/ Universal/ Embrocation’ (Slough). The bottle would have had a glass stopper wedged in a cork ring.
Vaseline jar

Vaseline jar

Small clear-glass jar with external screw-thread and ground top. It contained remnants of a yellowish greasy substance like Vaseline or a chest rub. External screw-thread jars were rare at this date, only just coming in. They would have been expensive to make....
St Jacob’s Oil, for Rheumatism

St Jacob’s Oil, for Rheumatism

Aqua glass medicine bottle, embossed ‘St Jacob’s Oil/ The Charles A Vogeler Company/ London England’. This product was a liniment for treating rheumatism. It was also advertised as treating gout and other aches and pains.
Tiny perfume bottle

Tiny perfume bottle

Tiny clear-glass bottle embossed to front with tessellated diamond design. Probably for scent. Found by Ben Ross.
Tooth Powder pot lid

Tooth Powder pot lid

Rectangular pot lid with under-glaze transfer-printing in black: ‘Tooth Powder/ Henry Francis Partridge/ L.D.S. R.C.S. F.S.S./ Surgeon Dentist/ South Kensington’. Henry Francis Partridge is listed from at least 1879. In 1888 he was involved in a court case...
Medicine bottle

Medicine bottle

Aqua glass medicine bottle, embossed ‘R. F. Young/ New Barnet’, with gradations that seem to be for quantities of two tablespoons. Made by the York Glass Company (logo embossed on base).
Bromo-Seltzer bottle

Bromo-Seltzer bottle

Blue-glass, North American bottle, embossed ‘Bromo-Seltzer/ Emerson Drug Co/ Baltimore, MD (i.e. Maryland). Imported from the USA, discarded in Norfolk.
Virol jar

Virol jar

Virol jar, with lettering in black print. This was a nourishing food. The text says ‘Virol, a preparation of Bone-Marrow, an ideal fat food for children and invalids’.
Toiletries bottle

Toiletries bottle

Stoppered amber/ brown glass bottle for toiletries, perfume or possible photographic developing chemicals.