Bottling castor oil

Bottling castor oil

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Caption: Bottling castor oil. Coloured historical artwork of a factory worker moving bottles during the semi-automated process of filling them with castor oil. It was claimed that this castor oil was tasteless. Castor oil was used as a laxative by the Victorians. This is Allen and Hanbury's Pharmacy in Bethnal Green, London, England. Artwork from The English Illustrated Magazine (1892-93).

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