Travelling medicine chest
1. Duncan, Flockhardt & Co, Chemists to the Queen (estab. 1816)
2. James Dixon, Chemist
Wooden chest, hinged lift-up lid, green velvet lining, brass handles on sides, and brass lock. Bottles are held in compartments, arranged around a central section which contains measuring equipment (scales, weights, porcelain spoon and lead funnel). Central compartment lifts up, and section below contains small bottles, glass mortar and two glass pestles. There are nineteen variously sized glass stoppered bottles, and two metal-lidded cylindrical jars.
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Duncan, Flockhardt & Co, Chemists to the Queen (estab. 1816)
name/inscriptions ▫ typed display card: 'MEDICINE CHEST/About 1860./Purchased in 1975./This rather unusual style of chest was made by/Duncan Flockhart & Co., Edinburgh, 'Chemists and Druggists in ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen'.'
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