The video above will give you a good introduction to this fascinating object we have in our collection! As we explore themes of colonialism, class, and non-western medicine, think about the people who had access to the medicine Albert did and consider those that didn’t. What healthcare choices would you make if you were alive in the Victorian times?
Rotate the object, zoom in and explore Prince Albert’s medicine chest! You can read more about certain parts of the chest by clicking on the numbers too.