Glass bottle for Sydenham's Laudanum

Made:
1701-1800 in Germany

Painted opaline glass bottle with glass stopper inscribed "Laud:Liq:Syd:" or Sydenham's Laudanum (opium tincture). 154 mm x 78 mm, 175 g. Unknown maker, possibly German, 18th century.

Details

Category:
Medical Glass-ware
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A660068
Materials:
complete, glass, opium tincture and trace
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust