Bakelite tube for chlorodyne

Made:
1907 in London
maker:
Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited

Cylindrical bakelite tube for Compound Tincture of Chloroform and Morphine (chlorodyne) with traces remaining. 90 mm x 19 mm, 19g. Printed label reads, 'Burroughs Wellcome & Co./ SHAKE THE BOTTLE/ COMPOUND TINCTURE/ of/ CHLOROFORM and MORPHINE/ (chlorodyne)/ POISON/Direction.- For an adult, from five to/ ten minims may be taken in a wineglassful of/water...' By Burroughs Wellcome, English, 1907.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A700031 Pt20
Materials:
bakelite, chloroform, morphine hydrochloride, trace
type:
tube
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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