Medicine chest


Title
Medicine chest
Description
This upright chest is mahogany. Two doors open outward from center front with two brass hinges on each door. Inside the chest, the center section has a top row of 5, cloth-lined compartments. Each holds a glass jar with a glass stopper. Below top row of bottles are 3 rows of drawers: top row has 3 small drawers with ivory knobs, 2nd and 3rd rows are one drawer each. Knob is missing on middle row. Each side door is cloth lined. Left door has 7 bottles in 9 compartments and right door has 4 bottles in 9 compartments. Concealed compartment with sliding panel cover at top back of chest houses 4 glass bottles.
Date
1830
Original Format
medical equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Country Doctor Museum
Subject(s)
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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