Bottle, Pharmacy P. Tragacan; Whitall Tatum Company; 1910-1920; WY.1996.59.11

Name/Title

Bottle, Pharmacy P. Tragacan

About this object

This is a pharmacy bottle which once contained 'P. Tragacan' or Powdered Tragacanth which was used as a stabiling agent in suspensions.

This bottle is part of a large collection of chemist's equipment which came from the old Wyndham pharmacy in Balaclava Street. This was the United Friendly Society Dispensary, known as the UFS.

Maker

Whitall Tatum Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1910-1920

Period

1910s

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, New Jersey, Millville

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, glass
inorganic, processed material, metal, gold

Inscription and Marks

On front on glass label printed, : 'P. Tragacan.'
On base, stamped in glass: 'W.T. Co.'

Measurements

h 215 mm x d 80 mm including stopper

Subject and Association Keywords

Business and Retail

Subject and Association Keywords

Health and Medicine

Object Type

equipment

Object number

WY.1996.59.11

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