Bottle of insulin, in cardboard box with green label printed in black
Evans Sons Lescher & Webb
July 25 1924
1 bottle, 1 box, 1 printed insert ; 4.75 x 1.5 cm. (in box 2.5 x 6.0 cm.)
Item is a 5 cc.bottle, 1 cardboard box and a printed insert. The insulin is from Batch 15 and dates from July 25, 1924 according to a label on the bottom of the box. The label on the bottle reads: 'Insulin 20 units per cc. Batch 15 5cc Evans Sons Lescher & Webb Limited Higher Runcor Cheshire Liverpool London'. The pharmaceutical company Evans Sons Lescher & Webb obtained a license to manufacture insulin on May 15, 1924.
Aventis Pasteur Limited Archives. Insulin Vials, Box 3
Title based on content of item.
Insulin - Early manufacture