Rectangular yellow tin

Made:
1870-1918 in Berlin

Rectangular yellow tin, used for 'Kokain Salzsaur' , cocaine hydrochloride, with traces of white powder remaining. 88 mm x 41 mm x 32 mm. Part of a field veterinary kit from the First World War. Made by H. Hauptner, Berlin, German, 1870-1918.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A656244 Pt13
Materials:
cocaine hydrochloride, paint, textile, tin and trace
type:
controlled drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust