Small bottle of Lead and Opium pills

Made:
1831-1900 in Calcutta

Small glass bottle with chamois covering full of Lead and Opium pills. 45 mm x 20 mm diameter, 13 g. Label reads, 'R. Scott Thompson and Co./ Medical Hall Calcutta/ LEAD AND OPIUM PILLS/ Use.- In mild cases of diarrhoea and dysentery./ Dose.- One every 3 hours, til purging abates.' Dispensed by R. Scott Thompson and Co., Calcutta, India, 1831-1900.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A40665 Pt40
Materials:
chamois, complete, glass, lead, opium
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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