Wooden chest containing glass phials of tablets

Made:
1900-1918 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

Wooden chest made to hold 50 stoppered glass phials of tablets, containing 41 phials and some loose tablets. Chest: 125 mm x 235 mm x 125 mm, phial: 100 mm x 15 mm diameter. Substances within phials include phenazone, quinine, aspirin, mercury, ipecacuanha, and opium. Unknown maker, for military use, German, 1900-1918.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A654445
Materials:
aspirin, brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, ipecacuanha, mercury, opium, pine (wood), quinine
Measurements:
chest: 125 mm x 235 mm x 125 mm,
phial: 100 mm 15 mm,
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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