One of forty-two (42) specimens illustrating the manufacture of pills and tablets donated by Parke, Davis and Company in 1932 for the pharmacy exhibits. The specimens illustrate the ingredients and intermediate steps in the production of Compound Cathartic Pills (see M-03184 through M-03193) and Pepsin, Bismuth and Charcoal Compressed Tablets (see M-03194 through M-03203). The specimens were exhibited along with photographs of the process from the Parke Davis plant in Detroit, Michigan, and several examples of packaged pill and tablet products. This exhibit replaced a 1921 exhibit on the same subject provided by El Lilly and Company (see accession 66991).
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