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Object ID 2013.007
Object Name Bottle, Apothecary
Collection Medical
Credit line Gift of Valerie Cesna
Year Range from 1993
Year Range to 1998
Made Happy Harry's Drugstore chain
Description Clear plastic aspirin bottle with a white safety cap and yellow and black label on the front of the bottle for Happy Harry's Aspirin, distributed by Happy Harry's, Inc., Newark, DE 19711. The yellow and black label on the reverse contains directions and drug warnings. The bottle is about 1/3 full of white circular aspirin pills.
Dimensions H-4.5 W-2.5 D-1.25 inches
Provenance This pharmacy chain opened its first store in Wilmington, DE in 1962 and was renamed "Happy Harry's Discount Drugs" in 1965. The chain was taken over by Walgreens in 2006.
Subjects Medicine
Pharmaceutical industry
Search Terms Happy Harry's
Twentieth Century
Material Plastic
Place of Origin Newark, DE