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Object ID # 1974.050.002
Object Name Glass, Measuring
Title Cameron's Asthma Cure Advertising Medicine Glass
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date Early 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Ontario
Description This is an inverted cone-shaped measuring glass (medicine glass) from CAMERON'S DRUG STORE. It advertises "CAMERON'S ASTHMA CURE" in embossed lettering on the round base, so that it can be read while drinking out of the glass or looking down upon it. It has a capacity of 8 teaspoons or 2 tablespoons, marked with lines on one side. It is made of colourless glass.
Provenance Created for/came from the Cameron's Drug Store business of Owen Sound, Grey County. In the early 20th-century, this business was located along Main Street. It is unknown which glassmaker made these for the Cameron business. Dr. Allan Cameron, and sons D. A. Cameron and James Cameron were involved with this business.

Last owned by Jean Menzies of Owen Sound.

Collection Medical/Dentistry, 20th-c Collection
Material Glass
Dimensions H-7.1 Dia-4.9 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Menzies, R. W.
Cameron, Dr. Allan
Menzies, Jean
Menzies, George
Menzies, Laura
Subjects Drug Stores
Owen Sound Business
Owen Sound Businesses
Medical equipment & supplies
Search Terms Owen Sound Businesses