2006.379.1: Atropine Sulphate Ointment in Box, 1941-1960

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2006.379.1: Atropine Sulphate Ointment in Box.
Image No. 2880 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

⅛ ounce tube of 'OPTHYL No.1 Ophthalmic Ointment ATROPINE SULPHATE 1% Anesthetic Opthyl Base' in 2 part box. Lot No. 6223. Manufactured by Charles R. Will & Co. Limited, 'C R W' stamped into bottom of tube.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.379.1
Collection: Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Date: 1941-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 7.5 cm
  • Height: 1.3 cm
  • Width: 2 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Box
  • b) Tube of ointment
  • c) Box cover slip with product information

Object Materials

  • card,
  • drug-ointment,
  • metal,
  • paper,
  • plastic,
  • printing ink

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Will & Co. Ltd., Charles R.
  • Owner: Dr. Jack Melling