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Title

Medicine Chest

Description

A George III mahogany apothecary's box, the hinged lid enclosing fitted interior with bottles, above fitted drawer.

Similar to one illustrated in Sotheby's Fine scientific and medical instruments, cameras, weights and measures, 1985, no. 211: a 19th century mahogany medicine chest, the hinged lid enclosing a series of bottle compartments, single fitted drawer with recessed brass handle to base, brass drop handles to either side.

Date

19th century

Identifier

2003/15

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 27 cm

Materials

Glass, mahogany, and velvet.

Medicine Chest

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 27 cm

Materials

Glass, mahogany, and velvet.

Files

2003.15_medicine chest 24.jpg
2003.15_medicine chest 19.jpg
2003.15_medicine chest 18.jpg
2003.15_medicine chest 11.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Medicine Chest,” Heritage, accessed December 19, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/109.