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Tobacco Box

Tobacco Box

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This octagonal brass tobacco box is engraved with an image of three figures, two female and one male, with the roofs of a city behind them. An inscription is on either side of the engraving.
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Physical Description
brass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 3 cm x 15.6 cm x 6 cm; 1 3/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in
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collector/donor number
SAP 1090
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Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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