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Lectern

Lectern

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Description
A trapezoid-shaped wooden stand with marquetry design forming a frame of flowers and intertwined stems. A print, OFFICINA PHARMACEUTICA DIETERICIANA, 1991.0664.0061 in the Squibb Collection depicts an apothecary (on the right) in a shop using a writing desk similar to the one shown here.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lectern
date made
18th century
Physical Description
walnut (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 cm x 20.8 cm x 18 cm; 3 15/16 in x 8 3/16 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0997
collector/donor number
SAP 1086
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0997
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
Medicine
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Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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