Pill box

Object Number: 
Z.853
Date: 
1859-1880
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 5.1 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in red on label: "RADWAY'S REGULATORS/ TO REGULATE THE SYSTEM/ R R R/ NEVER/ SICKEN/ DOSE/ FROM/ 1 TO 10 ENTERED ACCODING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR/1859 IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE SOUTHn DIST OF N.Y"
Description: 
Oval-cylindrical wooden pill box with flat lid; printed paper label affixed to top of lid; paper lining inside.
Gallery Label: 
According to a printed flyer found inside the box, Radway's Regulators were designed to cure gout, liver complaints, quinsey, indigestion, bronchitis, and much more. The document also provides testimonials from satisfied customers and generally sings the praises of the pills.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group