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Catalog Number 1997.124.001
Description California (medicinal) Port, c. 1920-1933. Clear glass bottle of California Port. Paper label has a faux woodgrain background and a lion emblem on front. Seal has been broken and there is a broken off cork in the top. According to prescription label, contents are for "medicinal purposes only." Bottle is half full.
Object Name Bottle, Wine
Collection 3D - Food Service Tools & Equipment
Title California (medicinal) Port, c. 1920-1933
Date c. 1920-1933
Creator Coffin Redington Company
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "No. 99487 Dr. SEVENMAN / 30563 26 / MRS WAGNER 3 2624 / PORT 40 / use as directed, / MORSE PHARMACY, / PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS / SAN MATEO, CAL" & "...This is a non-beverage article, and / if sold as a beverage the vendor is / liable to fine and imprisonment / Pro. Calif. B-166" (stickers on back)
Provenance Medicine
PRESCRIPTION FILLED BY MORSE PHARMACY FOR MRS. WAGNER
Dimensions H-10.625 W-3.75 D-3.75 inches
Search Terms Bottles
Medicine
Morse Pharmacy
Prohibition
San Francisco
San Mateo
San Mateo Businesses
Wine Bottle
Subjects Wine
Medicine
Bottles