Medicine Bottle

Medicine Bottle

Ice-blue medicine bottle, with cork lip, 17 cm tall, no markings. The profile is oval. Discarded after the death of Mary Everett in 1908.
Owbridge’s Lung Tonic

Owbridge’s Lung Tonic

Left: medium-size Owbridge’s bottle, c. 1910, Marshbrook. Right: small Owbridge’s bottle, discarded 1915-20, Tilbury. The firm was based in Hull and sold its products all over the country. The smaller bottle was discarded in London and then dumped in...
Medicine Bottles

Medicine Bottles

Two aqua/blue medicine bottles. The one on the left is embossed ‘Cousins and Thomas, Oxford’. Their shop was in Magdalen Street.
Proprietary Medicines

Proprietary Medicines

Left: aqua glass, ‘Dr Adolf Hommel’s Haemotogen’, a blood purifier. It cost 4 shillings. Centre: aqua glass, ‘Owbridge’s Lung Tonic, Hull’. This size cost 2 shillings and nine pence. Right: ‘Eno’s Fruit Salts’, a...
Medicine Bottle

Medicine Bottle

Small clear glass medicine bottle, for ‘Powell’ of ‘Blackfriars Road’. Found among rubbish from the 1870s. Labourers’ cottages, Kent.
Medicine Bottle

Medicine Bottle

Small aqua medicine bottle, found with rubbish from the 1870s. Labourers’ cottages, Kent.
Medicine Bottle

Medicine Bottle

Medicine bottle for Barclay & Sons Ltd, Farringdon St, London. From London rubbish dumped in Essex.