- Pill machine designed by John Cooper and manufactured by John Cooper & Co. of New York. An inscription reads “Pat. Oct. 15. 1872.”
- Ref: John Cooper, “Improvement in Machines for Cutting and Shaping Pills,” U.S. Patent 132,200 (Oct. 15, 1872).
- Ad for Cooper’s Pill Machine in The Physician and Pharmacist 4 (May 1872): 8.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Pill Machine
- Other Terms
- Pill Machine; Manufacturing And Dispensing Equipment
- Physical Description
- metal, brass (overall material)
- wood (overall material)
- overall: 3.1 cm x 30 cm x 15.1 cm; 1 1/4 in x 11 13/16 in x 5 15/16 in
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Ferris State College, School of Pharmacy
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- Medicine and Science: Medicine
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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