Bottle for Laudanum

Made:
1850-1900 in Putney

Square glass bottle with glass stopper used for Laudanum (opium tincture) with dried traces of contents remaining. 62 mm x 32 mm x 27 mm, 49g. The red printed label for Laudanum has been placed over an older pharmacy label. Dispensed by A. Thompson, English, c1870.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A30117 Pt19
Materials:
glass, opium tincture and trace
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust