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Homeopathic medicine box

1998.5151 (RS23989)

Description

Cardboard box and lid w/ brown paper covering on outside, containing 24 hand blown in mold medicine vials, w/ printed paper labels: Chamomilla, Sulphur, Colocynth, Rhus Tox, Ipecacuanha, Belladonna, Aconite, Nux Vomica, ...conite, Sulphur, Podophyllum, China Coffee, Aconite, Calcarea Carb., Aconite, Rhus Tox, Nitric Acid, Colocynthis, Belladonna, Nux Vamica, Pulsatilla, Bryonia. Vials w/ cork closures.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Inscriptions
Printed and pencil on vials and on bottom of box: ""OTIS CLAPP & SON,/ Homeopathic Pharmacists/ Boston and Providence""/ ""A.K. Gilmore & Son/ Homeopathic Pharmacy/ Bath, ME""/ ""2 doz""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cardboard
cork (bark)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Container
Places
Maine (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Cardboard
cardboard
Cork
cork (bark)
Glass
glass (material)
packaging
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.K. Gilmore & Son
Otis Clapp & Son
Dimensions
2 x 4.25 x 2.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5151
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24271

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