Medicine chest, c 1800.

Image number: 10288214

Medicine chest, c 1800.

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.

Image number:
10288214
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:45
Image rights:
Science Museum