Bottle for Dover Powder

Made:
1937-1938 in London
maker:
Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited

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Contents of 'Tabloid" medicine chest, style 260, supplied to 1938 Everest Expedition, prepared by Burroughs Wellcome
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'Tabloid" medicine chest, style 260, and contents. Supplied to 1938 Everest Expedition, prepared by Burroughs Wellcome
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Glass bottle with glass stopper used for Tabloid Dover Powder ( Ipecac and Opium) 5 gr. with traces remaining. 85 mm x 47 mm x 33 mm, 101 g. Printed label reads, '...'TABLOID'.../Dover powder/(Ipecac. and Opium Powder, B.P.)/ COMPRESSED/POISON/ gr. 5. Direction.- One to two taken with/ a little water/Burroughs Wellcome & Co./(THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION LTD.)/LONDON (ENG)/. ..' Produced by Burroughs Wellcome, London, 1937-1938.

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Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1981-1009 Pt9
Materials:
glass, ipecac, opium, trace
type:
opium
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust

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