Steel canister for Tincture of chloroform and morphine

Made:
1885

Two steel canisters, empty, painted, inscribed with: “Tr. Chlorof et Morph B.P. 1885”, oblong and square in section, small neck in corner of top with screw thread cap, for chloroform and morphine tincture (trace remaining), unsigned, England, 1885. Used during the First World War.

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A656241 Pt35/1
Materials:
chloroform, morphine, paint and steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (standing vertically): Height = 157 mm x Width = 58 mm x Depth = 58 mm, Weight = 0.138 kg
type:
morphine
taxonomy:
  • drug
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Wellcome Trust