Box of homeopathic remedies

Box of homeopathic remedies
Title
Box of homeopathic remedies
Date 
1870-1900
Medium 
Wood, leather, glass, cork, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 10.8 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Rectangular hinged box with leather covering and brass clasp; interior with 7 labeled vials and handwritten note describing uses for each remedy. Pharmacy's paper label affixed inside lid. Vials include: arsenicum, belladonna, camphor, colycynth, cuprum, mercurius, and veratrum.
Object Number 
Z.438
Marks 
printed label: inside lid: "Cholera Remedies./PREPARED AT/SMITH'S/HOMEOPATHIC PHARMACY,/NEW YORK." handwritten note: inside box: lists each remedy and the symptoms for which it can be used; i.e. "Belladonna. Cold, sore throat, headache."
Gallery Label 
According to the pharmacist's label inside the box, these vials contained homeopathic remedies for the relief of cholera.
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Creative: Tronvig Group