Potters Catarrh Pastilles

Object number

LDVAL 2010.11.3


Tin of Potters Catarrh Pastilles Manufactured by Potter & Clarke LTD Barking. By 1873 Henry Potter had grown his fathers business and partnered up with Charles Clarke to start making throat Lozenges and Pastilles at their factory on River road, Barking.

Physical description

Yellow hinged lid tin, lid is predominantly white with large red writing stating ?A relief for COUGHS, COLDS & HAYFEVER? smaller red writing below this details instructions on how to use the Pastilles, below that writing smaller red writing detailing the formula of the Pastilles. Finally at the bottom of the lid we have the name of the company ?POTTER & CLARKE LTD. Barking. Essex. England? just above the England is a logo representing the Trade Mark.
In the top left corner of the lid the numbers 4/64 are scratched.




Medical supplies


height: 60.5mm
width: 100mm
Depth: 20mm

Collection type

Social history, Industry

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InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeMedical supplies
Collection type
Social history