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Prescription Box
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Original Owner:Originally owned by Georgette Auerbach , 1916 - 2004
Maker:Box made by Unknown
Cardboard covered with paper
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 13/16 x 4 5/8 x 1 5/16in. (2.1 x 11.7 x 3.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Rectangular hinged cardboard box covered with glossy blue paper, with strips of white glossy paper adhered to the side of the edges of the top and bottom. A white glossy paper label printed in blue ink adhered to the top reads, "G. FOX & CO. / PRESCRIPTION DEPARTMENT / HARTFORD, CONN. / SERVING CONNECTICUT SINCE 1847" On the interior, a preprinted blue and white self-stick label is adhered to the lid, and reads, "G. FOX & CO. / PRESCRIPTION DEPARTMENT / Morris A. Shenker, Reg. Pharm., Mgr. / 960 MAIN ST. HARTFORD, CONN. PHONE 522-5151"
Inscription: A self-sticking paper label on the interior of the box lid has typewritten prescription information.
Object Number: 1999.106.10
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