Bottle, 'Rawleigh's Laxative Tablets', glass / paper / metal, made by W T Rawleigh Co Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, [1930-1945]
Small amber glass bottle tapering at shoulders to form short neck with moulded rim fitted with metal cap painted gold, paint wearing off. Orange, black and blue paper label adhered to front providing trade and product information. Black and white label adhered to back provides directions for use.
Slight powder residue inside bottle.
Inscription on front label: '42 TABLETS / Rawleigh's / TRADE MARK / LAXATIVE / TABLETS / A CANDY CATHARTIC / FOR YOUNG & OLD / PRODUCE A NATURAL MILD ACTION / FREE FROM PAIN OR GRIPING. A SAFE / LAXATIVE with [section missing] / after / effects [section missing]'.
Inscription on back label: 'DIRECTIONS / Adults: As a Laxative / ... / As a Purge: ... / Children: ... / See Direction sheet / for full details'.