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Medicine cabinet




10-1/2 in x 8-7/8 in x 7-1/4 in


Mahogany, glass, brass alloys, ivory (drawer knobs)

Credit Line

On loan from Winterthur, gift of Mrs. George P. Bissell, Jr.

Accession Number


Condition Notes

Some of the glass vials have chipped rims and/or stoppers.  A few are possible replacements.


The medicine cabinet was given to Winterthur for use in the Wilson-Warner House.


The cabinet has a recessed carrying handle at the top.  Two locking and deep-hinged doors in front have fitted compartments inside for two rows of three stoppered vials.  The doors open to two drawers below-fitted compartments for four large vials.  A sliding panel in the rear of the cabinet opens to another fitted space for four additional stoppered vials.  The drawers are fitted and contain a glass mortar and pestle, a balance scale and weights (marked in drams), and other equipment.