bottle; controlled drug; opium

Clear glass, square-based bottle, with paper label and a glass stopper, covered in chamois leather, containing Opiate Confection Powder. The directions state; 'Dose - Twenty grains (contains half a grain of opium) in a wine glassful of Peppermint Confection of Opium is listed in the British Pharmacopoeia in 1885 only.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A54892 Pt2
Materials:
bottle, glass, bottle, leather
type:
opium
taxonomy:
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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