Pill Portraits 4: Chloral Hydrate
by Eliza Stein
Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.
"Pill Portraits" is a botanical-style series of early mood-altering prescription drugs. They make a great gift for scientists, doctors, pharmacists, or anyone who likes botanical illustrations with a surreal twist.
Chloral hydrate is one of the earliest prescription sedatives. Gangsters, thieves, and other lowlifes at the turn of the twentieth century called them "knockout drops."