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Description:
Leather saddle bags, with buckles on each side. Multiple paper and string wrapped powders (labels difficult to read). @ hand blown vials with powder, round box - squills, round metal container, small round box with ? - "myrrh" pills, leather vial container with four empty vials, second leather medicine roll with seven vials most with powders, larger brown vial with powder, container "blue pill", bark, marsh root, borax and gum analine, ergot. Molded glass vial with raised letters "Whitwell", molded glass vial with raised letters "Opodeldoc""rice""Henshaw VC"

Provenance:
Gift of: Dr. Asaph L. Bissell, Suffield, Conn. (Dr.Bissell, MD Yale 1815)

Subjects:

Institution:
Yale University. School of Medicine

Date:
early 19th century

Resource type:
Artifact

Dimensions:
HxWxD

Original format:
image/jpeg

Language:
eng

Collection:
Medical Instrument Collection

Rights:
Yale University

Repository:
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library. Historical Library

Identifier:
bk0022_01.dc