Blue glass castor oil bottle; Unknown; Unknown; CR1988.085

Name/Title

Blue glass castor oil bottle

About this object

Blue glass castor oil bottle. Found at the Junction Commercial Hotel site? This castor oil bottle has a paper label that represented J. T Morton, Leadenhall St, London This was originally a Scottish firm, founded in Aberdeen in 1849. By the 1860s Morton was a general provider and stocked a wide range of foodstuffs such as cheese, confectionery, corn, preserved provisions, sauces, vinegar and salt, but also apparel, books, soap and candles. Charles and Edward Morton took over their father’s company after his death in 1898.

Maker

Unknown

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

United Kingdom, England, London

Medium and Materials

Blue glass

Inscription and Marks

" J. T Morton, Leadenhall St, London " plus pictures and other references which have since been rubbed off.

Measurements

H 203mm x Dia 42mm (bottom) x Dia 20mm (top)

Subject and Association Keywords

Container

Subject and Association Keywords

Bottle

Subject and Association Keywords

Medical & health

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Medication container

Object number

CR1988.085

Copyright Licence  

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