Prescription Label, Apotheke von M. de Berghes

Prescription Label, Apotheke von M. de Berghes

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
prescription label
date made
1857-06-14
ID Number
1991.0664.1282
catalog number
1991.0664.1282
accession number
1991.0664
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Religion
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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