Homeopathic medicine box

Date

1860-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24271

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

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
packaging
cardboard
cork (bark)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Cardboard
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Cork
BOX

Inscription

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.),

People and Organizations

Otis Clapp & Son
A.K. Gilmore & Son

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

2 x 4.25 x 2.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5151

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Maine (United States)