Medicine Chest, Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Medicine Chest, Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight
Photograph taken 1995 © Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: J950059

Queen Victoria's medicine chest showing the leather case and a selection of bottles. The bottles read (left to right) 'Camphorated Oil', 'Meconate of Morphia' and 'Soap Liniment'. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert bought Osborne House as a private retreat and greatly extended it. The present house developed in the Italianate style between 1845-51 and was designed by Prince Albert and Thomas Cubitt. This property is now in the care of English Heritage (2010). Find out more.

Location

Isle of Wight East Cowes

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

medicine health welfare queen victoria royal palace victorian (1837 - 1901) english heritage