SAL3SE REPIL

Description
This blown-glass jar has a wide mouth and is covered with leather secured at the neck with string. The shield-shaped label is outlined in brown and is marked SAL3SE REPL in alternating red and black letters. The jar contained Saccharum Saturn, sugar of lead which was prescribed as an astringent or antidiaphoretic.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.5 cm x 4.7 cm; 2 3/16 in x 1 7/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0446
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05595
collector/donor number
SAP 307
catalog number
1991.0664.0446
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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