Bottle for Dover Powder

Made:
1937-1938 in London
maker:
Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited
Contents of 'Tabloid" medicine chest, style 260, supplied to 1938 Everest Expedition, prepared by Burroughs Wellcome 'Tabloid" medicine chest, style 260, and contents. Supplied to 1938 Everest Expedition, prepared by Burroughs Wellcome

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Contents of 'Tabloid" medicine chest, style 260, supplied to 1938 Everest Expedition, prepared by Burroughs Wellcome
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

'Tabloid" medicine chest, style 260, and contents. Supplied to 1938 Everest Expedition, prepared by Burroughs Wellcome
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Glass bottle with glass stopper used for Tabloid Dover Powder ( Ipecac and Opium) 5 gr. with traces remaining. 85 mm x 47 mm x 33 mm, 101 g. Printed label reads, '...'TABLOID'.../Dover powder/(Ipecac. and Opium Powder, B.P.)/ COMPRESSED/POISON/ gr. 5. Direction.- One to two taken with/ a little water/Burroughs Wellcome & Co./(THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION LTD.)/LONDON (ENG)/. ..' Produced by Burroughs Wellcome, London, 1937-1938.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1981-1009 Pt9
Materials:
glass, ipecac, opium and trace
type:
opium
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust