E. H. CLARK & CO. : CLARK'S GIANT BITTERS MORE ADDED
This little 6 ¾ inch tall rectangular bottle named Giant Bitters is from the E. H. Clark & Co. This company was located at 2035 Stella Ave. Philadelphia, PA. There are three variants of this bottle. Below is one of the variants in an aqua color. The embossing reads CLARK'S GIANT /BITTERS / PHILADA, PA.
Bottle below is embossed CLARK'S GIANT BITTERS / 2035 STELLA AVE. PHILADA
1880: E. H. Clark, age 25, patent medicines, born about 1855 in New York. Father was C. E. Clark, mother was Arvilla, brother Fred, living in Philadelphia United States Federal Census.
1883-1884: E. H. Clark & Company (Edwin H. and Charles E. Clark), patent medicines, 828 N. 26th Philadelphia, Pensylvania City Directory.
1887-1895: Edwin H. Clark, patent medicines, 2035 Stella Philadelphia, Pensylvania City Directory.
1897: E. H. Clark & Company (Edwin H. Clark), patent medicines, 2035 Stella Philadelphia, Pensylvania City Directory.
1910: E. H. Clark, age 54, manufacturer patent medicines, born about 1856 in New York. Wife Ella V., son Edwin H. (25), also Vincent, John and Francis, living in Philadelphia United States Federal Census.
1913: Edwin H. Clark found dead (see notice above) The Citizen, Tuesday, February 18, 1913
Bitters Bottles by Carlyn Ring & W. C. Ham.