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Savage's Ursina

Object Name: Bottle with stopper
Date: 1870-1900
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Medium: Glass, cork, paper, wax
Dimensions: Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 8.9 x 5.4 cm )
Description: Colorless pressed glass bottle containing solidified yellow substance (hair grease); cylindrical neck with prescription lip, narrow shoulder, and cylindrical body; cork stopper with brown wax seal with insignia and inscriptions in relief; printed paper labels affixed to neck and body.
Object Number: Z.507
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Marks: in relief: on wax seal: "SAVAGE'S / . . . / URSINA" printed paper label: affixed to neck: "Alfred Savage / Thereby certifying that having disposed of my right and in- / terest in the business of ALFRED SAVAGE & CO., to my / late partner and assistant, Messrs. Lamplough & Campbell, / they alone are possessors of the right and process for pre- / paring SAVAGE'S URSINA." printed paper label: affixed to body: "Ursina is a pure Grease delicately perfumed and combined / with the well known qualities of the Grease of the Canada / Bear, and is so refined as to prevent its becoming rancid / in the warmest climate. It will be found superior to all other / Preparations for softening. giving a brilliant gloss, and increas- / ing the growth of the hair. / . . . / Lamplough & Campbell / LATE ALFRED SAVAGE & CO., Apothecaries Hall, Montreal / AGENTS, NATIONAL DRUG & CHEMICAL CO., OF CANADA, / U. S. Office, 53 Park Place, New York"