Glass poison bottle for No. 1 cocaine-based eye drops

Made:
1930-1960 in Newcastle upon Tyne

Blue glass poison bottle with stopper covered in paper for No. 1 cocaine-based eye drops. 70 mm x 30 mm diameter, 42 g. The solution would have been applied to the eye using the brush attached to the cork. Dispensed by Wilkinson and Simpson Chemists, Newcastle, English, 1930-1960.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1979-464/100
Materials:
cocaine hydrochloride, complete, glass and paper
type:
controlled drug
credit:
Gift of Barclays Bank