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Object Name Bottle
Catalog Number 1964.4.1
Maker H.E. Bucklin & Co
Date 1878-1900
Material(s) Glass
Dimensions H-10 W-3 D-3 inches
Description This is a square bottomed, dark amber, mold blown bitters bottle with an applied lip and punty mark. Two sides are marked ""Electric" Brand Bitters."
Notes One of the more popular patent medicines of the H.E. Bucklin & Co. sold for 60 cents in 1900, in a large bottle, was the

"Electric Brand Laxative, Formerly called Electric Brand Bitters. A Family laxative ... contains Senna, Rhubarb, Cascara, Sagrada, Hops, Aloes, Wahoo, Dandelion, Gentian, Uva Ursi, Tansey, Chamomile and Quassia, Combined with Aromatics...[and] 18% Alcohol."
Collection Elizabeth Johnson Flood Memorial Collection
Subjects Bottles
Proprietary medicines
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS