jar; controlled drug; opium

Made:
1851-1900

Clear glass, circle based jar with top and bottom necks, cardboard cover. Glass rod inside. Containing three lumps of Malwah opium, different sizes. Glass rod covered in sealing wax. Label bears the legend 'Made in a gentleman's garden in Malwah'.

Details

Category:
Medical Glass-ware
Object Number:
A642318
Materials:
cover, paper and jar, glass
type:
opium
taxonomy:
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust