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Leaflet - Godfrey's Mixture, circa 1880 Reg. No: SH 850639
- Leaflet describing a tonic "Godfrey's Mixture", containing opium and molasses. Probably used for the sedation of patients at a Victorian psychiatric hospital in the late 1880s.
- Paper leaflet, listing potassium bromide, chloral hydrate, tincture of digitalis, paraldehyde as the main ingrediemts in Godfrey's mixture.
|Dimensions:||202 mm (Height), 126 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||medicines, opium, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Clinical|