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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Cannon Street Pharmacy Medicine bottle
Cannon Street Pharmacy Medicine bottle 3.5x1.25x1.25". Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Clear glass bottle with no stopper, marked "Cannon Street Pharmacy, E.A. Deming & Co., Props., Charleston, South Carolina". The lip of the bottle is chipped and slight patina is present.; Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection
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Park Pharmacy Lime Water Bottle
Park Pharmacy Lime Water Bottle 8 x 2 x 3". Brown glass bottle with screw cap.
School of Pharmacy Plaque
School of Pharmacy Plaque 0.25 x 16.5 x 14". Iron plaque with shield-like shape that reads, "School of Pharmacy 4th Floor". This plaque was used while the College of Pharmacy was still considered a "school". Commemorative and association items.
Pill Tile
Pill Tile 0.25x10x8.Drug Compounding:Pill tile.Ceramic tile with black measurement markings along the side.
Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin
Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin 9x4.5x3.75. Drug Packaging:Container:Box and packet. "Green "Lobelia" Botanical Drug tin from the manufacturer. Parke-Davis. Displayed on the sides are pictures of Detroit factory on the front. Canadian Laboratory on the proper right side. and the New York Office on the proper left. These colorful tins were used to advertise the drug manufacturers of the time."
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Prescription Counter
Prescription Counter 83 x 74 x 26". Interior Design and Furnishings:Counter. Large wooden counter used during the process of filling prescriptions, complete with shelves, drawers, and work space all displaying pharmacy equipment. Hanging from the top portion are stacks of old paper prescriptions.
Show Globe
Show Globe 30 x 12 x 12". Interior Design and Furnishings:Show globe. Metal chain holding a clear glass vessel with glass stopper and filled with yellow liquid. Originating in England in the late 1500's, the show globe was used as a symbol of the Apothecary's Shop. It was later used as an advertisement of the American Pharmacy.
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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle 3.5x6.5x6.5. 1.5x8.25x1.25.Drug Compounding:Mortar and pestle."Large wedgewood mortar and pestle. with a wooden handled pestle. Eighteenth century pharmacists changed from using brass mortar and pestles in the compounding of medications because the containers produced tiny flakes of metal in the prescriptions. Josiah Wedgwood produced his mortar in 1779. Wedgwood mortars and wooden pestles became very popular."
Geer Drug Co. Nutgalls Powder
Geer Drug Co. Nutgalls Powder 3 x 2.5 x 2.5". Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. Cylindrical cardboard container with paper label and containing "Nutgall Powder".
Hunley's Kidney Pills
Hunley's Kidney Pills 4.5 x 1.75 x 1. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle."Clear glass bottle with paper label and a tin screw cap. White "Kidney Pills" visible on the interior."
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Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales
Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales 8.75x19x8, 3.5x8x4. Oak wood balance with white marble slab and metal pans, 9 brass weights housed in wood case.
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Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales
Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales 7.5 x 15 x 6.5. Wood balance with metal pans and glass lid.
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Pill Coater
Pill Coater 4 x 2.25 x 2.25. Footed oval shaped wooden object.
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Suppository Machine
Suppository Machine 8.5 x 15 x 8.5". Drug Compounding:Suppository machine. Black brass and iron Suppository Press Machine with manufacturer mark, WTC #3. The machine was used to compress the suppository to form a solid into the specific mold in the machine. The apparatus was bolted to the prescription counter or on a board for additional support.
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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle 5 x 9.75 x 9.75, 2 x 8 x 2. Stoneware mortar with wood and stone pestle.
Pill Tile
Pill Tile .5 x 7.125 x 7.125, 0.25 x 6 x 0.25. Porcelain tile with wood and metal instrument.
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Pill Roller
Pill Roller 3"x11.5"x11" Brass, wood.
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Pocket Hand Scales
Pocket Hand Scales 1x5.5x2.5. Green metal case with red interior, brass balance with brown thread weights.
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Pocket Hand Scales
Pocket Hand Scales 0.75 x 6 x 3.25. Brass and Bakelite scale with red thread housed in half of a case with velvet lining, six weights included.
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Pharmaceutical Scales
Pharmaceutical Scales 2 x 4.25 x 2.25, 6 x 7 x 2.5. Green metal balance with with a set of weights and tweezers housed in a wood box.