993.262.1: Pastilles, Meloids, 20th Cent.

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993.262.1: Pastilles, Meloids. Lid
Image No. 3028 Lid; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

A hinged lidded tin containing '┬Żoz. net. 'MELLOW-VOICE PASTILLES'. The pastilles are black and square in shape and contain: licorice, menthol and capsicum. Meloids were manufactured by Boots Pure Drug Company Ltd. Nothingham, England and sold in the U.S.A. and Canada by Rexall Drug Stores.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.262.1
Collection: Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Date: 20th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 1 cm
  • Width: 7.5 cm
  • Depth: 4 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • drug-pill,
  • enameled paint,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd.
  • History of Use: Meloids were sold as a throat pastille.