29 September 2018 (10:30 - 16:30)
This fine Palladian style Georgian Villa retains many original features including its exemplary entrance hall, cantilevered oval staircase, period fireplaces and Leith's oldest walled garden. Raimes Clark & Co Ltd, who trade as Lindsay & Gilmour Pharmacies, recently celebrated their 200th anniversary and there will be a display of historical artefacts, photographs and papers including, what is probably, the oldest patent medicine in the world and the UK's most complete collection of old prescription ledgers.
Building Date: 19th century
Activities: Tours, period costumes, leaflets/notes, displays of historical pharmaceutical artefacts, photographs and documents, architectural models, stewards/volunteers, presentations.
Year Of Young People: Displays of 19th C advertisements for tonics, special diets and medicines for 'sickly' children.