Prescription Label, Zur Lowen Apotheke bei L. Flashhoff

Description (Brief):

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Collection has over two hundred early prescription labels from dozens of apothecaries across Germany and Austria. Early labels were plain and without adornment. Later embellishments included decorative borders, images of animals such as stags, lions, or elephants associated with the name of the apothecary.

Date Made: ca 1850

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Pharmacy

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Credit Line: Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.1146Catalog Number: 1991.0664.1146Accession Number: 1991.0664

Object Name: prescription label

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15 cm x 5.6 cm; 5 7/8 in x 2 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-0cc1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1383871

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