Metal container with 'Hypodermic Tablets

Accession #: 2009123

Description: Hinged, clasped, nickel plated metal case, similar to a cigarette case designed for the retention of small glass vials containing 'Hypodermic Tablets. The tablets were designed to be introduced into the barrel of a dismantled glass syringe and, after reassembly, dissolved in suitable solvent for injection. Convenient but impossible to maintain sterile conditions durin their use.Drugs included:

  • Atropine Sulphate 1/100 grain
  • Hyoscine Bromide 1/200 grain
  • Strychnine sulphate 1/60 grain
  • Digitaline 1/100 & Strychnine 1/60 grain
  • Digitalin pur. 1/100 grain
  • Strophanthin 1/200 grain
  • Hyoscine hydrobromide 1/200 grain
  • Apomorphine HCl 1/10 grain

contained in Doctor's Bag #2009110

Dimensions: 81 x 52 x 20 mm

Acquired: 25/06/2009 ' Dr David Williams 6 Park Road Barry CF62 6NU