Bottle, medicine; Nyal Company (NZ) Ltd; 20th century; CT4564b


Bottle, medicine

About this object

Medicine bottle; a small glass bottle of eye drops, corked at one end and with a dropper at the other. The dropper is covered with a green rubber lid. A sticker has been attached to the body and is printed with black text over orange paper: "Nyal Eye Drops (Decongestant)" along with a list of active ingredients and directions for use. Produced by the Nyal Company (NZ) Ltd, Auckland.


Nyal Company (NZ) Ltd

Maker Role


Date Made

20th century

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, North Island, Auckland

Medium and Materials

processed material, glass;
organic, vegetal, plant extract, latex, rubber;
processed material, paper.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on sticker: 'NYAL / EYE / DROPS / (DECONGESTANT)...'


h 100mm x di 22mm

Subject and Association Keywords

public aspects of medicine, public health. hygiene. preventive medicine, personal health and hygiene

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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