Schlotterbeck & Foss bottle, Portland, ca. 1900

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Schlotterbeck & Foss bottle, Portland, ca. 1900

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Description

The square, brown glass bottle is embossed, "Schlotterbeck & Foss Co., Manufacturing Chemists, Portland, Maine."

Augustus G. Schlotterbeck and Charles S. Foss founded Schlotterbeck & Foss Company in Portland in 1866. The company began as a prescription apothecary shop, moving to patent medicines and flavoring extracts.

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About This Item

  • Title: Schlotterbeck & Foss bottle, Portland, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass
  • Local Code: 2011.248.003
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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