|Welcome to Lachrymatory.com, the Tear Bottle
information site. I have been researching lachrymatories for a couple of years and
am building this site to share some of the
information I've found. If you have a passion for the history and emotional power
of Tear Bottles, I think you'll enjoy the materials here.
This site contains
information on the rich history,
art of collecting, and finally,
links to other sites on the web with
additional information. If you are interested in the
lachrymatory legend, you've come to the right place. For a brief introduction to Tear Bottles and their remarkable history, start your tour on the history page.
gathering additional images of historical and contemporary tear
bottles, so the site will continue to grow for some time. If you know of resources that should be
mentioned here, or have information, stories, or images that you think might
be of interest to others, please send a note to me at
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Please understand that I've worked
hard to provide complete, objective and accurate information on this site.
Whenever possible, I have provided links to other sources of information to aid
in your own research. However, there is no warranty or guarantee of the accuracy
or completeness of any information on this site or any site that we link to.
Research any information presented here thoroughly before taking any
action that relies upon it.