Don't you remember that love, like medicine, is only the art of encouraging nature?
~Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
I know other people may not be as interested in these as I am, but I'm afraid my thought process went something like this: "What would you like to see this week, Tabatha?" "Medicine chests, Tabatha!" "Great idea, Tabatha!" "Why, thank you!"
Medicine chest with glass bottles with silver lids
Terra Nova (Antarctic) Expedition med chest, 1910-1913
Medicine chest, wooden, iron-bound and brass covered, lock
'Tabloid' medicine chest in metal case used by Teddy Roosevelt
Sheraton medicine chest, Europe, 1720-1800
Genoese medicine chest (the image below is a close-up of the same chest)
Medicine chest made for Vincenzo Giustiniani (1500s)
photo by Garrett Coakley