Object ID 003072
Object Name Tabloid Empirin Compound
Object Desc A light blue box with a bottle full of pain pills inside.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002765a-c
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 4
Start Year Range 1950
End Year Range 1970
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords pain relievers,medicine,Burroughs Wellcome & Co.,
Title Tabloid Empirin Compound
Description A light blue box with black text. Front and back labels read the same: 100 'Tabloid' 'Empirin' Compound compressed; followed by a list of active ingredients, claims, and directions. Features unicorn logo and manufacturer information. Side labels feature trade mark information. The bottle lists the same asformentioned information on its label. The bottle is glass with a metal screw cap which has the company name and a unicorn.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Maker Details BW&Co was established in London in 1880. In 1886, Tabloid was registered for trademark. BW&Co. merged with another drug company Glaxo in 1995 and formed Glaxo Wellcome. Eventually merged with GlaxoSmithKline.
Maker Mark Burroughs Wellcome & Co. and unicorn logo
Date MAR 6,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The box has areas of discoloration, smudges, spotting, and wear around the edges. The bottle still contains the pills and cotton and is still sealed. Its label has very few smudges.
Date AUG 1,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin