Historical information

c1900 Decorative silver 'pill boxes' were popular accessories carried in a small purse by women for evening and special occasions . This 'pill box' was used by a lady in the family of Ailsa Hunt in Moorabbin S


Small decorative silver pill boxes were a common accessory for early settler women in Moorabbin Shire c1900

Physical description

A small rectangular white metal pill box with gold lining, a hinged lid and snap lock

Inscriptions & markings

machined pattern on lid with beading on edge