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Silver pill box, France, 1801-1900

Science Museum, London


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Credit: Silver pill box, France, 1801-1900. Credit: Science Museum, London. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Pill boxes were containers for pills and tablets. This ornate example, measuring just less than 130 mm, has two sections for different pills. The box is made from silver, an expensive material that only wealthy people could afford. maker: Unknown maker Place made: France



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