Canister of Diascordio

Made:
1771-1850 in Italy
maker:
Unknown

Pewter canister with screw top mostly full with 'Diascordio', an ancient medical preparation which contains poppy syrup. 52 mm x 24 mm diameter, 45 g. Unknown maker, Italian, 1771-1850.

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Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A656673 Pt12
Materials:
complete, opium, paper, pewter
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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