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  • Object: Apothecary bottle

    Oct 04, 2018

    I-0369b Apothecary bottle M. J. Breitenbach Co. American New York 1892-1986 Materials: Glass, metal, paper Before there were pharmacies, people would go to their neighborhood chemist and into their neighborhood apothecary. Inside this shop you could find liniments, ointments and [...]

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  • Object Blog: Apothecary Box

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0369r Box, Apothecary American 1914 -1960 Material: Paper and ink S.B. Penick & Company Logo Image via: antiquecannabisbook.com The history behind the S.B. Penick & Company, that produced this apothecary box of Elm Bark Powder, is a perfect example of [...]

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  • Object: Hearing Aid

    Oct 01, 2018

    2012.6.7 Hearing Aid American Date: 19th Century Material: Metal and Enamel Hearing aid technologies have a long history, going nearly as far as deaf culture and community itself. Hearing technologies over time have empowered the deaf culture in the fight [...]

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  • Object: Bleeding Cup

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0600a Bleeding Cup Date: 1820-1900 Material: Glass The average human adult contains about 10 pints of blood. Loss of blood due to an injury, car accident, surgery or any other reason can lead to shock, or worse, death. Which is [...]

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  • Object: Apothecary Bottle

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0369g Apothecary Bottle of Glyco Thymoline Kress & Owen Company New Jersey Date: 1852-1986 Materials: Glass, metal, Glyco Thymoline This is a bottle containing a mixture of Glyco-Thymoline manufactured by Kress & Owen Company. Glyco-Thymoline can still be purchased from [...]

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