phial; controlled drug; opium

Made:
1833-1930

Wooden vial case containing a long glass vial of opium crystals. Sealed with a cork and topped with wax seal bearing the suppliers mark. Unknown manufacturers but the supplier of the vial case is Behar-Opium Agebcy of Patna, India during the century. The vial is presumed to be English.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A124908
Materials:
cork, glass, wax, wood
type:
phial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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