specimen jar; controlled drug; cocaine

Made:
1880-1930

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Clear glass specimen jar with glass lid containing coca leaves (erithroxylum coca Lank. Erythroxylaceae) from Peru. Information in jar suggests it arrived in England in October 1889.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A656870
type:
specimen jar
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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