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Catalog Number 2000.100.620
Object Name Box, pill
Description Small, oval shaped pill box from "H.A. Estabrook, Pharmacist." Number on box: 67580. Written on top portion of box cover, next to the number: "Dr. Hodgman," (about whom nothing was located), and "Two at night when required." Beneath this is "Cor. Main and Prichard Sts. Fitchburg, Mass." Address for Estabrook Pharmacy was listed at 196 (corner of Main and Prichard Streets) in 1913 Fitchburg City Directory. In 1921, the address had changed to 409 Main Street. Pill box appears to have been white, with gold trim and pink around the edge where box is opened. Advertising is printed in blue; box is empty.
Material Cardboard
Dimensions W-1.25 L-2 D-0.5 inches
Collection Artifacts
People Estabrook, Henry A.
Hodgman, Dr.
Lexicon category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Need to Classify
Donor Unknown/Varied Sources
Catalog date 2008-06-18