Medicine chest


Title
Medicine chest
Description
Square wood case is covered with brown leather. Lid is hinged at back with wide leather strap. Exterior leather strap handle attaches to each side. Interior lid top is lined with brown fabric. Base of box is also fabric lined. A removable tray has brass handles on the sides. Tray holds 27 glass medicine vials of various sizes. Beneath top tray are 12 compartments with 11 medicine vials, 4 round glass bottles with tin screw tops, 2 packets of litmus testing paper, 1 packet of surgery needles, 1 catheter, 2 cork bottle stoppers and 1 metal instrument.
Date
1860-1880
Original Format
medical equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Country Doctor Museum
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Country Doctor Museum
Rights
This item has been made available by The Country Doctor Museum for use in research, teaching, and private study. Researchers are responsible for using these materials in accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code and any other applicable statutes. For information regarding reproduction, please contact The Country Doctor Museum at hslcdm@ecu.edu;
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