Tobacco Box

This octagonal brass tobacco box is engraved with an image of three figures, two female and one male, with the roofs of a city behind them. An inscription is on either side of the engraving.
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
brass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 3 cm x 15.6 cm x 6 cm; 1 3/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in
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accession number
catalog number
collector/donor number
SAP 1090
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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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