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Medicine chest

Description

Medicine chest w/ hinged lid. Drawer at bottom pulls out. Dovetail joinery visible at sides. Keyhole at front center. Square compartments inside for storing medicine bottles. Stained a dark color to resemble mahogany or walnut.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Inscriptions
Adhesive inside lid: ""CHAS. E. EMERSON,/ DRUGGIST & APOTHECARY,/ DEALER IN/ Choice Drugs, Chemicals,/ PATENT MEDICINES, DYE STUFFS,/ Perfumery, Toilet Articles, &c., &c.,/ MAIN STREET, WISCASSET, MAINE./ PROPRIETOR OF..."" [see worksheet for further inscription]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST, MEDICINE
medicine chests
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Chas. E. Emerson
Dimensions
9.5 x 14 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3516
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20361

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