Tag Archives: Rhode Island

Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters

Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS OLD DR. SOLOMON’S INDIAN WINE BITTERS 25 October 2015 The bottle picture below represents an aqua OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS from Attleboro, Massachusetts that I picked up … Continue reading

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Looking at Gardiner’s Rheumatic and Neuralgic Compound

Looking at Gardiner’s Rheumatic and Neuralgic Compound 14 November 2013 (R•111513) I am always on the lookout for well designed advertising promoting a product in the time period of my bottles. As a designer, I especially like the illustrations, lithography … Continue reading

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The Providence Flint Glass Company 1831-1834

The Providence Flint Glass Company 1831-1834 by Stephen Atkinson 01 October 2013 This short lived company was established in 1831 on land owned by the Dyer family of Providence, Rhode Island. On January 12th 1831, the company was incorporated by … Continue reading

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A Glimpse at Providence Advertising in 1861-2

PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND A Glimpse at Providence Advertising in 1861-2 21 April 2013 I have to admit, I get side tracked real easily when looking up information on Bitters brands. In this case it was looking for information on Barber’s … Continue reading

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Barber’s Indian Vegetable Jaundice Bitters – Rhode Island

BARBER’S INDIAN VEGETABLE JAUNDICE BITTERS OLIVER JOHNSON & CO. PROVIDENCE, R.I. 20 April 2013 I received a brief e-mail, as I do sometimes, alerting me to a specific bottle on ebay (see above). In this case it was from Bill … Continue reading

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Dr. Flint’s Rhode Island Bitters Products

Try this and thou shalt be benefitted!! Dr. Flint’s Rhode Island Bitters Products 09 February 2013 (R•061914) (R•042815) (R•111815) Norman Heckler had a stellar example of a labeled Dr. Flint’s Stomach Bitters in his Auction 102 that closed earlier in … Continue reading

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United States in the 1800’s and early 1900’s

I really enjoy looking at old photographs whether they are historical or not. The poses are usually staged and so perfect that they capture your imagination and take you right into the picture to further investigate. I even find myself … Continue reading

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