Small pocket dispensary containing drugs

Made:
1837-1870 in Edinburgh

Small rectangular pocket dispensary with hinged metal segments, 7 of which contain pills (including opium, Dover's powder, quinine, and lead with opium), 2 contain packets of powder (calomel and antimony), with an informational leaflet. 84 mm x 57 mm x 13 mm. Made by Flockhart and Company, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1837-1870.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A655749
Materials:
antimony, complete, lead, mercury, opium and tin
type:
pocket dispensary
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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