Medicine chest

Medicine chest, mahogany, 18 glass bottles

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Medicine chest, mahogany, 18 glass bottles
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Medicine chest, mahogany, 18 glass bottles, mostly from Peat of Lymington, but 2 unlabelled, 2 ointment pots, 1 glass beaker, 2 boxes of drugs, glass pestle and mortar, scales and 6 weights, English, 19th century


bottle; controlled drug; opium

bottle; controlled drug; opium

Tall, rectangular based clear glass bottle with glass stopper and paper label. Bottle to contain approximately 3 ounces of laudanum otherwise known as tincture of opium (tinctura opii simplex).

bottle, glass and stopper, glass
Object Number:
A23882 Pt5
medicine chest , bottle and opium