Port Fairy Historical Society Museum and Archives, Port Fairy
Wooden box with concealed drawer used for storing homeopathic chemicals in the home. Containing 28 small bottles of various chemicals in top layer, plus a book titled "The Stepping Stones of Homeopathy and Health". In the bottom drawere 4 larger bottles of poison, 1 black lid, homeopathic pamphlet, bottles resting in cotton wool, 1 label "Hopkins and Williams Potassium Chromate". 28 cork lids, 4 glass stoppers, 1 bottle missing from top layer.
This homeopathic kit was owned by the Powling Family (E.W.Father and J.Son) for everyday use
Inscriptions & Markings
(These are all separate labels) Ipecacuanha, Vomica, China Oft 1x, Tincture of Bella Donna (poison), Chamilla 3x, Antimonium Tart 3x, Rhus Tox, Carb Veget, Pulsatilla 1x, Sulphur 3x, phosphorus 3, Arsenicum Alb.3x, Colocynthis 3x, Hepar Sulph.6x, Lycopodium 3x, Cina 1x, Verat rum Alb 3x, Kali Bichrom.3x, Cimicifuga 1x, Cantharis Sol. 6x, Gelseminum 1x, Dulcamara 3x, Ignatia Amara 3x, Ferrum-Muriatic 1x, Rose Water Flavouring (R.S.Corson), Larger Bottles in Drawer: Rhus Toxicoderon, Calendula Officinal, Arnica Montana, Hamamelis Virginica, Bottom of Box : Small label :- pound sign 25/- 50/-