Javascript must be enabled to view this site.

Read our system requirements.

Metal rectangular snuff box, Europe, 1701-1900
1 of 1

Metal rectangular snuff box, Europe, 1701-1900, result 1 of 1

Item Details
Open Artstor
Available to everyone
Title
Metal rectangular snuff box, Europe, 1701-1900
Description
Snuff is snorted or rubbed on to the gums and was well-liked for its aroma, taste and stimulating nicotine boost. It was once believed to ward off colds, be good for ear, nose and throat problems and stop snoring. The illustration shows a physician attending to a patient in a highly decorated home. Only the wealthy could afford this luxury. maker: Unknown maker Place made: Europe
Subject
Snuff box
ID Number
Source
Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the applicable Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
L0058688.jpg
SSID
24782373

Now viewing Metal rectangular snuff box, Europe, 1701-1900