Black pills from Livingstone medicine chest

Made:
1900-1910 in London
maker:
Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited

Loose round black pills, some in powdered form from 'Livingstone Medicine Chest', used by Algot Lange on the Amazon expedition of 1911, by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., English, early 20th century

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A700016/18
Materials:
case, felt, case, leather and case, wood
type:
materia medica
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • case furniture
  • chest
  • drug
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust