Dr Walter Hadwen, a prominent anti-vivisectionist who spent the early part of his career in pharmacy before qualifying as a doctor in 1893. Michael has kindly given me permission to share some of his photos with you.
This mid-19th century Constitution Bitters bottle, quite possibly the first figural bitters blown in America, gaveled for $7,840 in a sale hosted by American Bottle Auctions. The bottle was among the top lots in an auction that ended Feb. 22. Check out this awesome WorthPoint article!
A beautifully embossed plain screw cap cylinder mineral water from the Greenock Apothecaries. The trade mark features the Scottish Inventor James Watt sat in a chair. This bottle was recovered from the floor of a harbour near Helensburgh by shellfish divers in the 1980s.