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Sheraton medicine chest, Europe, 1720-1800

Science Museum, London

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Inside this mahogany medicine chest are 32 glass bottles (some labelled with the names of their original contents), six pottery jars and thirteen weights and a balance to measure and weigh out ingredients. Medicine chests were found in apothecary shops and pharmacies and some were owned by wealthy families. maker: Unknown maker Place made: Europe



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