Prescription Label, Adler Apotheke von F. W. Weber

Prescription Label, Adler Apotheke von F. W. Weber

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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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
prescription label
date made
ca 1840
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 16.3 cm x 4.1 cm; 6 7/16 in x 1 5/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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