Bottle, Medicine

Object number
92.44.19
Creator
Boericke amp Tafel
Date
1888 – 1893
Description
Four sided empty brown glass medicine bottle, embossed, blue & silver foil wrapper on neck, embossed name on side. Contents, aconitum 3. Bottle marked on top: "B&T/Aconit/NY". Dosage on label: "Boericke & Tafel received the only prize medal awarded for homeopathic medicines in Philadelphia in 1876". Complete medicine case includes #92.44.1 through #92.44.34. Medicine case belonged to Dr. Abirim F. Squires, born Buffalo, NY, 1846, educated at Harvard Medical College. Settled in Newport, 1873, on staff, Newport Hospital, active in community until his death Oct 10, 1925.
Credit Line
Gift of either Melville B. Peckham or Warren Peckham
Related People & Organizations
Squires, Abiram F., Dr. (associated)
Peckham, Melville B. (associated)
Peckham, Warren (associated)