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RAD VICTOR L

RAD VICTOR L

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Description
This turned conical-shaped wooden, drug jar and lid has two distinct markings. An outline of an oval horizontal medallion appears on one side of the container while the other side has a paper label marked in black, "RAD VICTOR L" The container has been painted over several times. Remnants of red, blue and green paint can be seen. Labels were often removed from wooden containers when the contents of the container changed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
place made
Germany
Physical Description
turnen wood (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.3 cm x 11.1 cm; 9 3/16 in x 4 3/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0880
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 802
catalog number
1991.0664.0880.01
1991.0664.0880.02
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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