Soluble Elastic Capsules of Castor Oil

Description:

One of 116 specimens of official pharmaceutical preparations donated by Parke, Davis and Company in 1920 for the pharmacy exhibits. These specimens illustrated a variety of solid and liquid “dosage forms” from tablets, gelatin capsules, and pills, to lotions, elixirs, and fluid extracts. Each dosage form was represented by two specimens and accompanied in the exhibit cases with photographs of the manufacturing processes at Parke, Davis and Company of Detroit, Michigan. The Medicinal Forms exhibit was updated in 1935 and again in 1947.

Date Made: 1920

Maker: Parke, Davis and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Michigan, Detroit

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Credit Line: Gift of Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 064909 (1920)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-00813Catalog Number: M-00813Accession Number: 64909

Object Name: Pharmaceutical Dosage Form, Soluable Elastic Capsulespharmaceutical dosage form, soluable elastic capsulespharmaceutical dosage form, soluble elastic capsules

Physical Description: castor oil (drug active ingredients)glass (overall material)paper (label material)cork (lid material)plastic (overall packaging)Measurements: overall: 5 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.335 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5102-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1323019

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