Date Made/Found: 1925-1935
Material and Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 10 × 46 × 35mm
Department: Social History
Accession Number: 2012.321
Carter & Sons was a firm of manufacturing chemists based in Attercliffe, founded in 1874. They produced a wide variety of products, from medicines such as Three Noughts cough syrup, Castorets chocolate laxative tablets and various ointments to food items including Comptons Gravy Salt and Sailor Boy custard. Carter & Sons was still manufacturing in Sheffield into the 1980s.
This tin would have contained yeast tablets. The instructions printed on the tin recommend taking the tablets after meals, possibly to soothe the stomach. This is one of several types of digestive tablets manufactured by Carters.