Brown glass bottle of ‘multigland liquor’, London, England, c. 1928

Made:
1867-1930 in London
maker:
Armour and Company Limited
Bottle of "multigland liquor", by Armour and Co., Ltd., London.  Whole object on graduated grey background

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Brown glass bottle of "multigland liquor", by Armour and Co., Ltd., London

‘Glanoid’ is an early example of a hormone supplement used to treat anaemia, amenorrhoea, and menorrhagia. Its makers, Armour & Co. Ltd., was the London-based end of an American meat packing business that sold a wide range of animal products, including hormones.

Many hormones that were once extracted from animals can now be made synthetically.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A601300
Materials:
brown, cork and glass
type:
bottle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel