Apothecary box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17968

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

Descriptive Terms

apothecary containers
cardboard
glass (material)
Cardboard
Glass
KIT, MEDICINE

Inscription

See Description.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Medical & Psychological T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 8 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2071

Places

New York state (United States)
Maine (United States)