Drug Case


Leather case containing four tins of Antikamnia tablets. The Antikamnia Chemical Co., of St Louis, was in business by 1890, advertising tablets made from coal tar. Antikamnia meant “opposed to pain”.

Date Made: before 1932

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mr. Calvert L. Richardson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-14122Catalog Number: M-14122Accession Number: 297970

Object Name: Drug Kit, Sampledrug kitmedicine case, pocket

Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 12.065 cm x 5.3975 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5e7b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_724386

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.