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Object ID # 1973.004.001
Object Name Bottle, Medicine
Title Burdock Blood Bitters Bottle
Lexicon category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Year Range from 1913
Year Range to 1920
Artist Dominion Glass Company
Made T. Milburn Co. Ltd. (Toronto) & Dominion Glass Co.
Place of Origin Toronto, Ontario
Description Patent medicine bottle (Burdock Blood Bitters). The circular scar on the bottom of the bottle is known as "Owen's Mark". "H. J." is imprinted below the lip. The glass bottle has a machine-made top (ABM = automatic bottle machine).


Provenance Unknown.

Made for The T. Milburn Co. Ltd., which was located in Toronto. The bottle was made by the Dominion Glass Co. (Toronto). It was found in a Grey County dump site. The last owner, William Galbraith, reported that it is circa 1910.

Dominion Glass was created in 1913, when the Diamond Flint Glass Co. (Limited) and other companies merged. The Dominion Glass Company Limited was known as such until 1976. In 1987, it was known as Domglas Inc.
Collection Bottles & Equipment, 20th-c Collection
Material Glass
Dimensions H-21.5 W-7 D-4.5 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario