Bottle, Medicine
Bottle, Medicine
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Acadian House Museum

Bottle, Medicine


Accession number: 2010.001.042
Date: circa 1896
Materials: Glass
Measurements: 5.5 cm W x 12.5 cm H x 15 cm Diameter
Marks/Label: " PYNY-PECTORAL/ FOR COUGHS & COLDS."
Group: Cassidy Bottle Collection
Narrative: PYNY-Pectoral was a household medicine used for coughs and colds. According to a nursing book in the late 1800s, this medicine was being readily used by nurses and mothers to treat children. source: http://www.archive.org/stream/albertatest_01264/albertatest_01264_djvu.txt
Description: A medium sized medicine bottle with a prescription lip, long neck and a rounded rectangle body. On the upper body and shoulders of the bottle there is a trademark stamp that reads " PYNY-PECTORAL/ FOR COUGHS & COLDS." There is also something else written in the inner part of the label but it is indiscernible in this case.