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A George III Double Fronted Mahogany Apothecary’s Chemistry Cabinet

© 2021 Royal Pharmaceutical Society


Dating from the reign of King George III, this is a mahogany apothecary’s chemistry cabinet. ‘Inflammable bodies’ and ‘earthy metallic minerals’ are just two of the labels which continue to adorn this lovely object, and sound just a little like song titles by the latest hard rock band.