Picric acid from 'Tabloid' medicine chest used for a transatlantic balloon flight in 1910

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

Cylindrical glass tube with cork stopper containing a yellow substances labelled as 'Picric acid 1 gr', made by Burroughs Wellcome and Co. from `Tabloid' medicine chest used by Walter Wellman for Transatlantic balloon flight, 1910, made by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., 1900-1910

`Tabloid' medicine chest used by Walter Wellman for Transatlantic balloon flight, 1910, made by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., 1900-1910

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A700006/2
Materials:
complete, cork, glass and paper
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • case furniture
  • chest
  • drug
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust