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Henry Fess Jr. - Pioneer Milwaukee Druggist

The well-known pontil marked bottles from druggist Henry Fess that are embossed “HENRY FESS FR. / JAUNDICE BITTERS / MILWAUKIE”. Fess came to Milwaukee in 1846 and started a druggist business that lasted into the 1890’s.

This article by Ferdinand Meyer V of Peachridge Glass provides a detailed look at the man, his business, and the bottles he used.

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Author: Peter Maas
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