Glass bottle for laudanum

Made:
1701-1800 in Italy

Clear glass bottle with a lead alloy stopper for laudanum (opium tincture)with traces remaining. 75 mm x 37 mm x 37 mm, 108 g. Handwritten inscription reads, 'LAUDEN/LIQUIDO'. Italian, 18th century.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A658116 Pt2
Materials:
glass, lead alloy, opium tincture and trace
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust