Nembutal Elixir

Date Made: c. 1937

Maker: Abbott Laboratories

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Subject: Psychiatric Drug


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0895.052Serial Number: 3142506T376Accession Number: 1981.0895Catalog Number: 1981.0895.052

Object Name: PharmaceuticalpharmaceuticalOther Terms: Pharmaceutical; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: pentobarbital, alcohol (drug ingredients)glass (bottle material)metal (cap material)paper (labell material)Measurements: overall: 75 cm x 29.9 cm; 29 1/2 in x 11 3/4 inoverall: 3 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 3.175 cm


Record Id: nmah_731210

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