LAPID: CANCRor:

LAPID: CANCRor:

Description
This conical-shaped, wooden drug jar has an ivory-colored shield that reads "LAPID:/CANCRor:" There is a rectangular paper label partially glued to the interior of the lid with a remnant of a small piece of yellow paper attached to it. Containers 1991.0664.0889 through 892 appear to be from the same apothecary. The Deutsche Apotheken-Museum in Heidelberg, Germany has similar containers in their collection.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
19th century
place made
Deutschland
Physical Description
turnen wood (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.6 cm x 7 cm; 5 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0891
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0891.01
1991.0664.0891.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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