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Apothecary box

1998.2071 (RS24269)

Description

Box full of miscellaneous apothecary items, mostly glass jars w/ paper labels. Examples of bottles of pills w/ labels: Mercurius Vivus Spigelia (for aches) Oils Bryonia (for rheumatism) Dandruff pills Aconitum Leptandria Virg. Bunter's Nervine (for aches) Rose Leaf Balm Various bottles of minerals Pestle for crushing pills **majority of bottles from N.Y. or Bath, ME

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
See Description.
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cardboard
glass (material)
Object type
Medical & Psychological T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
apothecary containers
Cardboard
cardboard
Glass
glass (material)
KIT, MEDICINE
Dimensions
2.5 x 8 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2071
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17968

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