996.3.3: Bottle, Medicine, 1851-1900

Additional Images

996.3.3: Bottle, Medicine.
Image No. 1808 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Flat round shouldered medicine bottle with stopper in oval cylindrical case. The leather covered case is lined with pink-purple paper. Suppliers details are printed in gold lettering on lid top 'HOMÅ’OPATHIC CHEMISTS JAMES EPPS & CO. 48. THREADNEEDLE ST. & 170. PICCADILLY LONDON'.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 996.3.3
Collection: Pharmacy-ware
Date: 1851-1900

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 12 cm
  • Width: 4.7 cm
  • Depth: 2.8 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Bottle
  • b) Bottle stopper
  • c) Case lid
  • d) Case base

Object Materials

  • card,
  • glass,
  • gold print,
  • leather,
  • paper,
  • cardboard

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: James Epps and Co.
  • History of Use: Probably used as part of a travelling toilet set