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Drug Jar

Drug Jar

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Description
One side of this red wooden drug jar has a black shield outlined in gold with a unicorn in the center and the opposite side has an ivory-colored shield. The inscription inside the shield is marked "Alumen M??nos.". At the neck of the container is a black band trimmed in gold-colored paint and reads "Alumen plum.". The inscription just above the gold-colored band at the base of the container is "No. 105"
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20.4 cm x 10.4 cm; 8 1/16 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0870
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0870.01
1991.0664.0870.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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