|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|
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).
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|
|Dimensions||H-21.5 W-7 D-4.5 cm|
|Found||Grey County, Ontario|