Leather medicine chest, c 1860.

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Leather medicine chest, c 1860.

This medicine chest belonged to Dr David Livingstone (1813-1873). It was last used on the journey to bring his body to Westminster Abbey for burial. Includes drugs from Treacher of Bombay and Poona, in 17 glass bottles, as well as a lancet and caustic pencil.

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Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
12 January 2004 16:02
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Science Museum

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