Unopened packet of Diarrhoea draughts

Made:
1849-1900 in England
maker:
Godfrey and Cooke

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Medicine chest for cholera, by Godfrey and Cooke, English, 1849-1900. Front three quarter view. Grey background
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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.

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Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A54893 Pt1
Materials:
glass, materia medica, opium, paper and textile
type:
packet
taxonomy:
  • drug
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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