Der Apotecter

An apothecary in his shop stands behind a counter grinding herbs with a mortar and pestle while he converses with two gentlemen. The shelves in the background are stocked with boxes and jars for holding herbs and medicines.
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Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
woodcut (overall production method/technique)
overall: 18.7 cm x 13.4 cm; 7 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 943
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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