Medicine

Object Number: 
2002.1.777
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
2 x 1 x 3/4 in. oval
Description: 
This tiny oval wooden box is still sealed in yellow paper that is printed in black with the words "Texan Universal Pills/ Good at all times./ Price 4 Bits" with a central drawing of a star. The sides read "Vegetable Pills/ Prepared by Jas. B. Gilamn" and "Particularly adapted to/ the climate of Texas."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group