Medicine

Object Number: 
2002.1.771
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
2 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
This tiny metal box is printed with a scene of French soldiers drinking at a table. The top reads "Absinthe/ Dechanet/ Le Capitaine Et La Circulaire Ministerielle". On the sides "La Plus Bien Faisante/ Et Hygenique", and Pour Bien La Savourer/ La Noyer Sans Sucre". The bottom reads "Absinthe Dechanet/ La Reine Des Absinthes".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group