Bottle labelled `Tabloid' suphonamide-P in cardboard carton, dummy, by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., London, 1938
This is a rare example of prototype packing for a type of sulphonamide anti-bacterial drug. A handwritten date on the box and bottle shows that the packaging was created in 1938. Sulphonamide-P was another name for sulphonanilamide. The instructions on the box are in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian, illustrating how Burroughs, Wellcome & Co were aiming for and delivering to a global market. The drugs that would eventually have been placed in this packaging were made in Canada.
- Materia Medica & Pharmacology
- Object Number:
- 1976-630 Pt13
- furnishing and equipment
- container - receptacle
- Donated by Imperial Chemical Industries Limited (Pharmaceuticals Division)
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