Up for sale is this Very. Rare Bottle that was used to hold DERMALINE by E & H T ANTHONY & CO NEW YORK. As far as I can tell this was first advertised in 1875. I have included a copy of the advertisement in the photos above. The chemical contained was a cream to protect the hands while developing Wet Plate Photography as well as many others.
In raised lettering from the mold is from top to bottom "DERMALINE"... E & H T ANTHONY & CO...The oval shaped bottle has some normal manufacturing small bubbles/marks and is in great condition. No chips or cracks not even a flea bite. The bottle is about 2-1/4 inches tall and the base is about 1-1/4 inches by 1-3/4 OVAL. The lip of the bottle is 1-1/4 inch in diameter with an opening of 1 inch. There is a small amount of dust in the bottom. The bottom is smooth and the glass is clear. The photos are part of the description and represents the actual item well. PLEASE SEE PHOTOS FOR YOUR JUDGMENT AS TO CONDITION. Below is a sampling from the ads about Dermaline..
It is not, perhaps, generally known that one of the best remedies for bichromate and other poisons, induced by the use of developers. And chemical agents, is to be found in dermaline.A number of cases have come to our notice recently, wher e the use of this simple. Remedy has almost entirely and very rapidly effected cures from troubles of this kind. This information should be at the hand of. Every worker in photographic chemicals, as different constitutions are differently affected by various agents, and what will injure. One may have no bad effect upon another; but the good results obtained from the use of this simple little remedy have been almost.
A most elegant and pleasant preparation for softening the skin and protecting it from the effects of the weather, the. For coryza, if rubbed into the nostrils, it will at once allay the inflamation and stop the discharge. For burns, chapped hands, bites of insects, old sores and scabs.
No greasiness accompanies its use, nor will the hands. Thoroughly rubbed with it and dried, soil the clothing.The white powder is easily removed by a brush. Very useful as an emollient. To photographers it is invaluable, as it protects the hands from the chemicals. To be applied with considerable. Friction after washing, or at any time when the skin is clean and thoroughly dry. Please ask any questions before the last day so I will have time to answer them. Please see my other auctions for other photographic antiques. The item "DERMALINE E & H T ANTHONY NEW YORK Wet Plate Photography Chemical Bottle c1875" is in sale since Thursday, December 21, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Ambrotypes". The seller is "iambwt" and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped to United States.