Curative-Charm

Curative-Charm

Curative-Charm

Object name: Curative-Charm
Date: 1870 - 1916
Dimensions:
65 x 15 mm
Medium: Mercury, leather, glass, string
Object number: LDCUM1916.001.082
DescriptionHemetically sealed oblong bottle covered with grey leather and containing mercury. It is hung with string from both ends. Carried as a cure for rheumatism. Sold in London by one of the largest chemists in the world in 1916.