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Catalog Number 1977.51.26
Object Name Paper
Title Prescription for Treating Colic
Description Prescription for Treating Colic. Rectangular pale greenish blue paper with prescription handwritten in black ink.
"? Colic / 2 Drachms ? Opium / 1 Wine glass Spirit of Turpentine / 1 to ? - Strong Spirits - / Dissolved & mixed in a quart of warm gruel, ???./
Soon afterward 3 Wine glasses of Castor oil in a ? quantity of gruel ?"
Subjects MEDICAL
Dimensions 20.5 x 11.6 cm. - L x W