Nux Vomica, Extract


This item is one of fifteen (15) specimens of official preparations of nux vomica (strychnine) donated to the museum in 1928 by Sharp and Dohme. These specimens replaced earlier specimens donated by the company and on exhibit since 1919. Replenishing exhibits with new specimens, and returning old specimens to the donor, was common practice in the museum's medicine and pharmacy collections in the early- to-mid-1900s.

Date Made: ca 1928

Maker: Sharp and Dohme

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

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Credit Line: Gift of Sharp and Dohme

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-02472Catalog Number: M-02472Accession Number: 102228

Object Name: PharmaceuticalpharmaceuticalOther Terms: Pharmaceutical; Nux Vomica, Poison Extract; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Non-Liquid

Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 4.445 cm x 5.3975 cm


Record Id: nmah_718444

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