Medicine chest

Made:
1840-1860
Medicine chest, hinged lid, with 17 bottles, all labelled

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Medicine chest, hinged lid, with 17 bottles, all labelled
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Medicine chest, hinged lid, with 17 bottles, all labelled, mostly by Squire of Oxford Street, and 3 confection glasses with pills, c1850

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A630154
Materials:
chest, mahogany, handle, hinges, brass and lining, velvet, red
type:
medicine chests
credit:
Benson and Co.

Parts

Glass bottle of Opium and Chalk powder

Glass bottle of Opium and Chalk powder

Rectangular glass bottle with glass stopper and kid covering of Chalk and Opium powder, full. 126 mm x 63 mm x 39 mm, 132 g. Prepared by Squire chemists, Oxford Street, London, c. 1850.

Materials:
complete , glass , chalk , opium and kid
Object Number:
A630154 Pt2
type:
bottle and opium
Bottle of embrocation soap liniment & compound camphor liniment

Bottle of embrocation soap liniment & compound camphor liniment

Bottle of embrocation soap liniment & compound camphor liniment

Materials:
bottle, glass and stopper, glass
Object Number:
A630154 Pt5
type:
bottle
Glass bottle of Dover's Powder

Glass bottle of Dover's Powder

Tall rectangular glass bottle with chamois covering full of Dover's Powder. 108 mm x 32 mm x 25 mm, 130 g. Dispensed by Squire Chemists, London, 1840-1860.

Materials:
glass , chamois , opium , ipecac and complete
Object Number:
A630154 Pt14
type:
bottle and opium
Glass bottle of Tincture of Squill

Glass bottle of Tincture of Squill

Glass bottle with glass stopper and chamois covering half-full of Tincture of Squill. 122 mm x 42 mm x 30 mm, 165 g. Dispensed by Squire Chemists, Oxford Street, London, c. 1850.

Materials:
squill , glass , chamois and half-full
Object Number:
A630154 Pt15
type:
bottle
Bottle covers (4)

Bottle covers (4)

Bottle covers (4)

Materials:
whole, chamois
Object Number:
A630154 Pt16
type:
covers
Confection glass of blue pill

Confection glass of blue pill

Confection glass of blue pill

Materials:
whole, glass and lid, metal
Object Number:
A630154 Pt19
type:
glass
Confection glass of dilute citrine ointment

Confection glass of dilute citrine ointment

Confection glass of dilute citrine ointment

Materials:
whole, glass and lid, metal
Object Number:
A630154 Pt20
type:
glass
Confection glass of compound colocynth pill

Confection glass of compound colocynth pill

Confection glass of compound colocynth pill

Materials:
whole, glass and lid, metal
Object Number:
A630154 Pt21
type:
glass