Bottle for Cholera Drops

1864 in London
Decastro and Watson

Glass bottle with glass stopper for 'Cholera Drops' with traces of original contents remaining. 117 mm x 37 mm x 45 mm, 173g. Label reads, 'Cholera Drops/ A teaspoonful in a little/ water and repeat in an/ hour if required.' Bottle is dated to the 19th of August 1864. Dispensed by Decastro and Watson Chemists, English, 1864.

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Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A22163 Pt6
glass, opium, trace
controlled drug
  • drug
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
Wellcome Trust

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