The glass bottle above, although difficult to read in the photo, is stamped “Dr. D. Jayne’s Tonic Vermifuge 242 Chest. St. Phila”. Vermifuge, a tonic for “worms, dyspepsia, piles and general debility” was a popular remedy of the very successful … Continue reading
From excavations at 310 Cypress Street.
The dinner plate above was made by J. Clementson in its “Corea” (or Korea) transfer printed pattern, likely around 1845. It was made for export in the Staffordshire complex in England, called mulberry ware because of its purple hue. This … Continue reading