Luminal, Brand of Phenobarbital, 1 oz.


One of five pharmaceuticals in display bottles donated to the museum in 1926 by the Bayer Company. The curator requested these specimens for use in an exhibition of official drugs added to the U.S. Pharmacopoeia,Tenth Revision (U.S.P. X), made official January 1,1926.

Date Made: ca 1926

Maker: Winthrop Chemical Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Psychiatric Drug


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Credit Line: Gift of The Bayer Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-02177Catalog Number: M-02177Accession Number: 93252

Object Name: PharmaceuticalpharmaceuticalOther Terms: Pharmaceutical; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid

Physical Description: phenobarbitalum, USP (drug ingredient)glass (bottle material)Measurements: overall: 7.8 cm x 3.5 cm; 3 1/16 in x 1 3/8 inoverall: 3 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 7.9375 cm x 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_716248

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