Glass bottle labelled to contain macis

Made:
1750-1830
maker:
Unknown
Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to

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Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Glass bottle labelled to contain macis, and with an orange-brown residue inside the base of the bottle. Made of transparent and colourless glass, and roughly oblong in shape. Sealed with a pewter cap. Stored within the bottom compartment of a medicine chest that belonged to Edward Jenner, c. 1780

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A642790/8
Materials:
glass and pewter (tin, antimony, copper alloy)
type:
bottle
credit:
Wellcome Trust