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From Tulliallan Castle, Kincardine, Fife

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This glass medicine bottle is one of a collection of bottles and stoppers found in a rubbish dump near Tulliallan Castle in Kincardine in Fife. It dates from the 19th century.

The bottle has 'Allenbury's castor oil' moulded on the front and 'Allen & Hanburys Ltd' moulded on both sides.

In Victorian times, advertising grew and was used by manufacturers as a way of appealing to their customers. Brand goods were developed and certain types of container were recycled. These included bottles which were a useful means of advertising products.

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