Prescription Label, Apotheke in Graefrath

Description (Brief)
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Collection has over two hundred early prescription labels from dozens of apothecaries across Germany and Austria. Early labels were plain and without adornment. Later embellishments included decorative borders, images of animals such as stags, lions, or elephants associated with the name of the apothecary.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
prescription label
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14.7 cm x 5.2 cm; 5 13/16 in x 2 1/16 in
place made
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.1100
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.1100
subject
Hindu
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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