Shaker Museum

Vial

Vial of Cephalic Snuff, Mount Lebanon, NY

Object ID
1961.12832.1
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Description

Clear glass cylindrical vial with cork stopper, filled with snuff. Paper label with border design and text printed in black, "Aromatic Vegetable / Cephalic Snuff / For the relief and cure of catarrh, / Dizziness of the Head, Lethargy, / Palsy, Nervous Headache, Common Colds, and the various nervous aflec- / tions of the Head and Eyes.... Prepared in the United Society, New Lebanon, N.Y."

Dimensions

3 7/8 x 11/16 in. (9.9 x 1.8 cm)

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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