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Medicine Chest

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Wood (Plant Material); Glass (Material); Metal; Paper (Fiber Product)
Summary
Includes 17 medicine bottles with stoppers: 1 without label, 16 with labels (prepared jamaica ginger, paregoric, sweet spirit of nitre, wine ipicach, tartaric acid, carbonate o[ ], diarrhea or bowel complaint mixture, tincture of rhubarb, spt. of sal volatile, turkey rhubarb, wine iprvsv, tincture of arnica, poison bi-chloride of mercury, antibilious pills, cough pills, rhubarb pills); medicine (ointment) bottle without stopper; cautery iron (?); 2 spatulas; apothecary scale; apothecary scale weight box; 2 apothecary scale weights; 4 Stedman's teething powder packets; paper packet for baby diarrhea; 2 additional paper packets; lice comb; paper with handwritten glossary; paper packet, for headache; paper packet, for sleep; paper with handwritten prescription.
Date Created
1900; circa 1900
Description
26.6 x 23 x 18.8 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts01009
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