Name/TitlePharmacology 'Tabloid Brand Ergotoxine Ethanesulphonate'
About this objectPharmacology bottle from the Nancarrow collection. Small, oval-shaped translucent brown glass bottle with maker and brand in raised lettering on the outer edges: "B W & Co" and "'Tabloid.'" Metal screw cap with manufacturer's details in raised lettering: "Wellcome Chemical Works. Over 270 Highest Awards." Contains small round tablets and cotton wool. Label on bottle: "25 Trade Mark 'Tabloid' Brand Ergotoxine Ethanesulphonate compressed 0.5 mgm. Direction. One to two to be taken strictly as ordered by the physician. Burroughs Wellcome & Co. Australia, Ltd., Sydney, N.S.W. 1454. Made in Sy. Australia. Poison."
MakerBurroughs Wellcome & Co.
Place NotesSydney, NSW
Medium and MaterialsBrown glass, metal, paper label
Measurements4 x 2.5cm
CollectionDr M E Nancarrow collection