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Medicine box of Moses Cohen Mordecai (1804-1888)
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Medicine box of Moses Cohen Mordecai (1804–1888)
November, 1865
Pine, brass, china, glass, poplar top, cardboard, tin, and paper
Gift of Thomas J. Tobias
The Charleston Museum

M. C. Mordecai’s pine medicine box contains some 65 objects, including glass bottles and stoppers, china spoons, mortars and pestles, mixing glasses, drinking straws, corkscrews, measuring devices, weights, medicines, poisons, liniment, and tooth powder.

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