Glass poison bottle for chalk powder with opium

Made:
1860-1900 in London

Poison bottle, clear glass, empty, for compound chalk powder with opium. 203mm height by 74 mm diameter, 378g. Opening at the base of the bottle is missing its stopper. Painted label with gold background and black lettering reads, 'P:CRET:C:C[hyphen above letter]OP:/gr.i in (inverted E) ii. ' Toogood, Mount Street, London, English, 1860-1900.

Details

Category:
Medical Glass-ware
Object Number:
A633518
Materials:
bottle, glass, clear and lid, boxwood, cork lined
type:
poison bottle
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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