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  • Object: Apothecary bottle

    Oct 04, 2018

    I-0369b Apothecary bottle M. J. Breitenbach Co. American New York 1892-1986 Materials: Glass, metal, paper Before there were pharmacies, people would go to their neighborhood chemist and into their neighborhood apothecary. Inside this shop you could find liniments, ointments and [...]

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  • Object: Cabinet

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0309d Dentist Cabinet American San Antonio 1916 Materials: Wood, metal, imitation marble and ceramic Set of dental instruments in case, late 19th century. This file comes from Wellcome Images, a website operated by Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based [...]

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  • Object: Slide collection

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0433c Stereographic slide collection American Meadville, Pennsylvania ca. 1920 Material: paper, cardboard This object is a collection of stereograph slides showing images of World War I. A stereograph is a photograph, produced by a camera with two lenses. The camera [...]

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  • Object: Tray of Togetherness

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0308a Tray of Togetherness Chinese The above tray is a Tray of Togetherness which is used during the celebration of the Chinese New Year. This particular tray consists of nine china dishes that are hand painted with different images of [...]

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