Antique medicine chests
Anne Mortimer Young
An invaluable guide to the history and evolution of 18th and 19th century domestic medicine chests those precursors of today's bathroom cabinets and first-aid kits often erroniously described as Apothecaries Cabinets.
Using examples from museums and private collections throughout Europe, Dr Young examines the styles of the cabinets to provide guidance on dating. Their contents bottles, drugs and accessories are also considered.
92pp, 43 illustrations including 12 colour plates
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