Medicine chest, c 1800.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Medicine chest, c 1800.

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This chest was supplied by Richard Reece's Medical Hall, 171 Piccadilly, London. It features a series of drawers, and bottles stored on shelves which are housed in the doors of the chest. These would have contained various ointments and powders for the relief of everyday ailments.

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