Cramahe Archives Digital Collection
Glass bottle, Griffis Drug Store, Colborne, Cramahe Township


Description
Media Type:
Object
Description:
Glass bottle with two affixed labels identifying different mixtures - hair tonic and turpentine. Griffis re-used this bottle to store turpentine.
Notes:
Bill Griffis donated his collection of Griffis Drug Store material to the heritage room of the Colborne Art Gallery in 2004. These items remained boxed and were transferred to the Cramahe Township Public Library in Colborne in 2015. Griffis' two box collection was opened in 2018 when the library prepared for its upcoming building renovation and expansion.
Inscriptions:
1. Printed label, text reads: Bentrovato De Luxe / A High Grade Tonic and Hair Dressing / Also makes an excellent lotion /
2. Printed label, text reads: Turpentine / W.F. Griffis / Prescription Druggist / The Rexall Store / Colborne, Ont. /
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
74ar
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00012 Longitude: -77.8828
Contact
Cramahe Township Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
6 King Street West
PO Box 190
Colborne, ON K0K 1S0
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Glass bottle, Griffis Drug Store, Colborne, Cramahe Township


Glass bottle with two affixed labels identifying different mixtures - hair tonic and turpentine. Griffis re-used this bottle to store turpentine.