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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001248
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; there is a paper label on the front of the package to identify the contents.
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Accession Number
996001248
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; there is a paper label on the front of the package to identify the contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct. 1993.
Maker
B.O & G.G. Wilson Wholesale Botanic Druggist
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plant material: brown
paper: light blue; off-white
Inscriptions
Top label reads, "SOUTHERNWOOD. // Artemisia Abrotanum // B.O. & G.G. WILSON // WHOLESALE // BOTANIC DRUGGISTS // 18 & 20 CENTRAL ST. // BOSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row A
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.3 cm. x Width: 5.2 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper has several holes in it (likely from insects); there is a missing section at the front side, through which plant material leaks out.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Artemisia Abrotanum
Images
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