Item Details

Pill Mould or Roller

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Wood (Plant Material)
Summary
A tag with the following text accompanies the artifact: "Pill mould, Dr. Albert Worthington". Dr. Albert Brownell Worthington (1819-1898) graduated from Yale Medical School (1847) and practiced medicine in Middle Haddam, Connecticut from 1847 to 1898. The pill roller may have been owned by earlier physicians. N. Laws[ ].
Date Created
1850; circa 1850
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00670
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