Iodine U.S.P., Tincture No. 49, One-fourth Pint


One of fourteen (14) specimens donated to the museum in 1927 by Eli Lilly and Company for an exhibition "telling the story of the collection, marketing, and medicinal use of well-known and extensively used drugs." The curator requested examples of official preparations of iron and potassium, and Eli Lilly and Company provided six (6) specimens of potassium preparations and eight (8) specimens of an iron preparations.

Date Made: ca 1927

Maker: Eli Lilly and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Indiana, Indianapolis

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Credit Line: Eli Lilly and Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-02260Catalog Number: M-02260Accession Number: 98498

Object Name: IodinepharmaceuticalOther Terms: Iodine; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: iodine; potassium iodide (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 5 1/8 in x 2 in; 13.0175 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_717117

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