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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004301 a-as
Description
Quality black leather fold-out medicine case with standard set of 22 vials of pills and powders; two newer vials were added; original labels; possibly antique case purchased /given to Dr. Bracken.
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Accession Number
993004301 a-as
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Quality black leather fold-out medicine case with standard set of 22 vials of pills and powders; two newer vials were added; original labels; possibly antique case purchased /given to Dr. Bracken.
Number Of Parts
45
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 17.6 cm. x Width 8.8 cm. x Depth 3.8 cm.
b-w - vials - Size: Length 7.6 cm. x Diam. 1.2 cm.
x-y - vials - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Diam. 1.5 cm.
bb-ww - caps - Size: Length 0.8 cm. x Diam. 1.3 cm.
xx-yy - caps - Size:
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Material
paper: cream; black
glass: clear
leather: black; burgundy; yellow
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // DETROIT, MICH."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
# 1: (a): edges show wear; (b - ): labels show wear; # 2: no new damage
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour, KGH - "Beyond Ether: 150 Years of Anaesthesia" - Sept. 27, 1997- June 2011
Items (a, c, d, and g) on exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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