Bottlw of 'Warburg Tincture' tablets

Made:
1900-1919 in London
maker:
Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited

Square bakelite bottle of `Tabloid' brand `Warburg Tincture' tablets (quinine and opium). 120 mm x 40 mm x 35 mm, 90g. Printed label reads,' Burroughs Wellcome & Co./ TABLOID brand/ WARBURG TINCTURE/.../Direction- The bowels having been/ freely opened, four to eight may be taken. with a draught of warm spirit and water, and/ the dose repeated in three or four hours.../As this preparation contains Opium in/ small medicinal doses it is labelled POISON...' Burroughs Wellcome & Co., London, 1900-1919

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A700005 Pt11
Materials:
bakelite, half-full, opium and quinine
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust