In the 19th century pharmacists often mixed their own medicines. This meant that they had a large collection of ingredients on site. This pharmacist is mixing a medicine at the counter in front of his customer. The large sign at top left shows that he offered dental services as well.
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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Photograph by Louis Daroux
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