|Object ID #||1974.050.001|
|Object Name||Glass, Measuring|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
Drugstore-advertising measuring glass from J. F. McCALLUM drugstore of Owen Sound, Grey County. It is a pressed glass item, made of colourless glass with embossed-style lettering.
It is like a small tumbler, with a base that has a smaller diameter than the lip.
Used by/came from the J. F. McCallum drugstore, which was located on Main St., Owen Sound, Grey County, in the 1890s onward. It is unknown which glass factory made these for the McCallum business.
Last owned by Jean Menzies of Owen Sound.
|Collection||Medical/Dentistry, 20th-c Collection|
|Dimensions||H-5.8 Dia-4.7 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
McCallum, J. F.
Menzies, R. W.
Owen Sound Businesses
An item that advertises an Owen Sound, Grey County drug store, and also provides a re-usable way to measure and drink down medicines. They were often kept in households for many years.