Shaker Museum

Bottle, Apothecary

Bottle for Imperial Rose Balm, Church Family, Mount Lebanon, NY

ca. 1861

Object ID
1973.17909.1
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Family
Church Family
Description

Cylindrical blue glass medicinal bottle. The bottle has a thin neck 2 1/2" h with a 1/2" lip. The lip is wider in diameter than the bottle neck. There is a cork stopper in the bottle's mouth.

Dimensions

6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm)

Inscriptions

SHAKER VILLAGE New Lebanon / SHAKER PREPARATION / THE / GENIUS OF BEAUTY / TOILET PRIZE / SUFFERERS PANACEA / OR / IMPERIAL / ROSE / BALM / An Unequalled [sic] fine CURE FOR Cosmetic & Dentrifice / DISEASES OF THE SKIN / Sore Mouth &c. / A BEAUTIFUL PERFUME / PREPARED BY THE / SHAKERS / NEW LEBANON COLUMBIA CO. / AGT. THO. ESTES. / PRICE 25 CENTS / GENUINE SIGNED ONLY

Inscription method: printed

Inscription location: front

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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Estes, Thomas

1780/81-1863

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