Storage bottle for opium tincture

Made:
1801-1850 in Oxford and England
maker:
Unknown

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Large dark glass pharmacy bottle with iron top used for opium tincture, or laudanum, (TR: OPII), now empty. 430 mm x 170 mm diameter. Label indicates the formulation was 'Specially prepared for veterinary use'. Unknown maker, Dispensed by Bird & Storey, Oxford, English, 1801-1850.

Details

Category:
Medical Glass-ware
Object Number:
A602190
Materials:
complete, empty, glass and iron
type:
storage bottle
credit:
Wellcome Trust