TR RHEI AQ

Description
This square-shaped bottle has a baked enamel label, and is marked in black TR RHEI AQ. The letter B is etched into the crown. RHEI notes J. Worth Estes in The Dictionary of Photopharmacology is an abbreviation for Rhubarb, specifically Chinese Rhubarb. It is tonic and a cathartic and aid constipation.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.2 cm x 7 cm x 7.1 cm; 6 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 13/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0393
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 254
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0393
subject
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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