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Show Globe


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
Geographic Subject
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.