Show Globe

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Title:
Show Globe
Date:
1900
Description:
30 x 12 x 12. Interior Design and Furnishings: Show globe. Metal chain holding a clear glass vessel with glass stopper and filled with yellow liquid. Originating in England in the late 1500's, the show globe was used as a symbol of the Apothecary's Shop. It was later used as an advertisement of the American Pharmacy.
Collection:
The Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection
Contributing Institution:
Waring Historical Library (MUSC)
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
Pharmacy, Pharmacy--instrumentation, Pharmacy--history
Shelving Locator:
2 COP
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Fujifilm FinePixS2Pro, Shutter speed: 1/125 sec, F-stop: f/32.0, Aperture value: f/32, ISO Speed Ratings: 400, Focal Length: 105.0 mm
Rights:
Digital image copyright 2010, the Waring Historical Library. For more information, please contact the Waring Historical Library.