Wooden chest for 50 phials of drugs

Made:
1900-1918 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

Wooden chest specially made to hold 50 stoppered glass phials of tablets, 1 missing. Chest: 127 mm x 233 mm x 127 mm; Phials: 103 mm x 15 mm diameter. Substances within phials include aspirin, quinine, rhubarb, tannic acid, mercurous chloride, morphine, Dover's Powder (ipecac and opium), ipecacuanha and phenazone. Unknown maker, for military use, German, 1900-1918.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A654444
Materials:
brass, complete, glass, mercurous chloride, morphine, opium, steel, tin, wood
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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