Bluish smaller size for ‘Owbridge’s/ Lung Tonic/ Hull’ (embossed in panels). For coughs, colds, chest complaints etc.
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...
Wide-mouthed cobalt blue glass bottle, possibly for granular citrate of magnesia, for curing stomach upsets.
Small, bluish glass, Table spoons bottle, for medicine.
Clear glass, wide medicine phial, unembossed.
Medicine bottle embossed ‘Elliman’s/ Universal/ Embrocation’ (Slough). The bottle would have had a glass stopper wedged in a cork ring.
Aqua medicine bottle embossed ‘Steward and Son/ Yarmouth’, with gradations for two tablespoons.
Green glass tapering bottle for lavender water, which was used as a toilet water/ perfume.
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....
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.
Aqua glass bottle for Beetham’s Glycerine and Cucumber, face cream (for purifying and whitening the skin).
Tiny clear-glass bottle embossed to front with tessellated diamond design. Probably for scent. Found by Ben Ross.
Ground/ moulded cobalt-blue-glass bottle stopper, from a medicine or chemist’s bottle.
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...
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).
Medium-sized Clarke’ Miraculous Salve ointment pot, priced at 2/9 per pot. Prepared by The Lincoln and Midland Counties Drug Co, Lincoln. Only the base section was found.
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, 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’.
Brown-glass bottle, embossed ‘Society of Homeopathic Chemists Limited/ London’.
Stoppered amber/ brown glass bottle for toiletries, perfume or possible photographic developing chemicals.