bottle; controlled drug; opium

Made:
1906-1920 in London
maker:
Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited

Gutta-percha, square based bottle with stopper covered in chamois leather. Paper label around bottle. Bottle contained in paper sleeve. To contain Tabloid brand of Opium and Lead pills. Believed to have been administered to relieve intestinal pain.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A700002 Pt28
Materials:
chamois leather and gutta-percha
type:
opium
taxonomy:
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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