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Travelling medicine pack

Item details

Object number M-8007
Manufacturer Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Place London, Sydney & Capetown
Date 1930s
Category Curiosities and miscellaneous
Material Leather case.


(1930’s) – Includes Drover’s powder; quinine, urotropine; and chloral hydrate. Case made from leather in ‘Morocco’ colour (was also available in brown and green) and designed for convenience and portability. Designed to contain 16 half ounce phials of Tabloid Brand products and has a gusset pocket for dressings and papers etc. Manufactured by Works and Laboratories of Burroughs Wellcome & Co. London Sydney & Cape Town “Tabloid” Brand Medicine Chests and Cases No 117 Medicine Pocket-case Trademark Burroughs Welcome & Co