Item Details

Dr. W.H. Coffin's Medicine Chest

Coffin & Company Druggists
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Wood (Plant Material); Glass (Material); Metal; Cloth
Summary
Chest contains: 10 labeled medicine bottles: quinine, calomel, carbonate magnesia, 2 camphorated soap linament chloroform, 2 cream of tarter bitarterate of potassa, carbonate of ammonia, 2 cholera and dysentery mixture; 3 empty bottles; 6 bottles without labels; Rheubarb with extended description and dosage information; 1 tube; 1 apothecary scale balance; 2 apothecary scale pans; tourniquet; 3 bottle stoppers; a round piece of glass; and a stone wrapped in paper.
Date Created
circa 1900 - 1925
Description
24 x 31 x 23 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00952
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