Medicine chest and contents

Made:
1849-1900 in London
maker:
Godfrey and Cooke
Medicine chest and contents (medicine chest) Medicine chest and contents (medicine chest)

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Medicine chest for cholera, by Godfrey and Cooke, English, 1849-1900

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A54893
Materials:
wood (unidentified) and incomplete
Measurements:
overall: 90 mm x 206 mm x 171 mm, .97kg
type:
medicine chest

Parts

Unopened packet of diarrhoea draughts

Unopened packet of diarrhoea draughts

Unopened paper packet, secured with twine, containing 3 glass bottles of No.1 Diarrhoea Draught (Confection of Opium). 150 mm x 90 mm x 30 mm. Made by Godfrey and Cooke, English, c. 1850.

Measurements:
overall: 31 mm x 91 mm x 155 mm, 0.146 kg
Materials:
opium , textile , materia medica , glass and paper
Object Number:
A54893 Pt1
type:
packet
Packet of diarrhoea draughts

Packet of diarrhoea draughts

Paper packet of 3 bottles of No. 2 Diarrhoea Draught (Aromatic Confection, Opium Tincture and Catechu), with contents. 155 mm x 80 mm x 30 mm. Made by Godfrey and Cooke, English, c. 1850.

Materials:
opium tincture , glass , paper and materia medica
Object Number:
A54893 Pt2
type:
packet
Bottle of Diarrhoea Draught No. 2

Bottle of Diarrhoea Draught No. 2

Glass bottle with cork stopper and paper cover full of No. 2 Diarrhoea Draught (Aromatic Confection, Opium Tincture and Catechu). 140 mm x 26 mm diameter. Made by Godfrey and Cooke, English, c. 1850.

Measurements:
overall: 142 mm 26 mm, 0.062 kg
Materials:
complete , glass , cork , paper , materia medica and opium tincture
Object Number:
A54893 Pt3
type:
bottle and opium
leaflet

leaflet

leaflet

Measurements:
overall: 111 mm x 189 mm
Materials:
paper
Object Number:
A54893 Pt5
type:
leaflet
leaflets

leaflets

Three leaflets

Materials:
paper
Object Number:
A54893 Pt6
type:
leaflets
A medicine chest for cholera

A medicine chest for cholera

Medicine chest for cholera, by Godfrey and Cooke, English, 1849-1900

Measurements:
overall: 87 mm x 205 mm x 170 mm,
Materials:
wood (unidentified)
Object Number:
A54893 Pt10
type:
medicine chests