Carton of Allenbury's Throat Pastilles

Made:
1920-1940 in London
maker:
Allen & Hanburys Limited

Painted aluminium carton of 'Allenburys' Throat Pastilles (Phenol and Cocaine). 99 mm x 60 mm x 24 mm, 126 g. 54 pastilles in an elaborately decorated tin with blue and gold floral motifs. In original plastic covering. Front label of tin reads,'The Allenburys Throat Pastilles/ No. 64/ Phenol and Cocaine/ 54 pastilles, each containing/ Cocaine Hydrochloride gr. 1/66 Poison)/ Adult dose- One every two hours or as directed/ by the physician./ Manufactured by Allen & Hanburys Ltd./ London.' Manufactured by Allen and Hanburys, Ltd., London, 1920-1940.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A627919
Materials:
aluminium, cocaine hydrochloride, complete and wax paper
type:
controlled drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust