San Jancinto Museum of History

T&E FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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  • BOX, MEDICINE

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • MEASUREMENTS: 5"H x 1 3/4"L x 1"W
  • DATE MADE: c. 1900

Description

Medicine bottle (a), covered cork stopper (b), and box (c). Bottle label reads, "GRAND MA'S/DIARRHOEA CURE./A POSITIVE CURE FOR DIARRHOEA COLIC, DYSENTERY CHOLERA INFANTUM, BLOODY FLUX, ASIATIC CHOLERA, ETC." Directions for use, (d) inside box, fragile. Pieces detached, tears along folds. Residue in bottle (a). Stamp affixed to box top: 5/8 Cent, Series of 1898.


Provenance

Donation received as gift from the descendants of W.M. Bond (1835-1929), the founder of the T.B. Bond Drug Store, Hillsboro, Texas.

  • CREDIT LINE: Bond, W.M. (Descendants of)


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