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Pill Press Mold

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Wood (Plant Material)
Summary
Perforated plate and base, used for making tablets or pills. A compounded mixture would be spread across the perforated plate, filling the holes. After any excess material was removed, the perforated plate would be slid onto the base, removing the newly-formed tablets.
Date Created
circa 1850 - 1900
Description
3 x 15.5 x 7 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Notes
Donated by W.O. Klingman
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00873
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