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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
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- A Manufacturer Melbourne, Australia
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Bottle - Codeine, Felton, Grimwade & Duerdins Ltd, circa 1935 Reg. No: SH 850606
- Bottle containing codeine tablets used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1935. Manufactured by Felton, Grimwade & Duerdins Ltd. Codein is an analgesic with similar uses to those of morphine but has only mild sedative effects.
- Drug is contained in a small, brown glass bottle with oval base, straight sides, short neck with cork. Contents discarded by Conservation 1996. Minor residues only remain on the interior.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||115 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||bottles, medicines, pharmaceuticals, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Pharmacy|
|Inscriptions:||1 Gross/Sugar-Coated Pills/No.139/CODEINA CO./(MARTINDALE)/Codein Gr.1/4/Ext Nucis Vom Gr 1/2/Ext. Lactucae Gr 3/DOSE One Pill/...Felton...Melbourne|
|Manufacturer:||Felton, Grimwade & Duerdins Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1935|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1935|