LAPID: CANCRor:

Description
This conical-shaped, wooden drug jar has an ivory-colored shield that reads "LAPID:/CANCRor:" There is a rectangular paper label partially glued to the interior of the lid with a remnant of a small piece of yellow paper attached to it. Containers 1991.0664.0889 through 892 appear to be from the same apothecary. The Deutsche Apotheken-Museum in Heidelberg, Germany has similar containers in their collection.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
19th century
place made
Deutschland
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.6 cm x 7 cm; 5 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0891
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0891.01
1991.0664.0891.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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