Medicine chest used by David Livingstone, Europe, 1860-1873

Made:
1861-1873 in India and Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Medicine chest, used by Livingstone on his last journey, 1874, small, leather, with TREATMENTS, including some from
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Medicine chest, used by Dr. David Livingstone (1813–1873) on his last journey, 1873, small, leather, with drugs, including some from Treacher of Bombay and Poona, in 17 glass bottles, a lancet, caustic pencil, one brass weight and a folded plaster, 1860-1873

Medicine chest, used by Livingstone on his last journey, 1874, small, leather, with drugs, including some from Treacher of Bombay and Poona, in 17 glass bottles, a lancet, caustic pencil, one brass weight and a folder plaster, 1860-1874

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A642570
Materials:
card, chest, leather, lock, brass, velvet
Measurements:
case closed: 120 mm x 320 mm x 175 mm, 2.92 kg
type:
medicine chest, medicine chests, medicine chests, pharmacy (containers) medicine chests, pharmacy (containers)
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • case furniture
  • chest
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument

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