Elixir Three Bromides, N.F. V. (Elixir Bromidorum Trium), 4 Fl.Oz.

Elixir Three Bromides, N.F. V. (Elixir Bromidorum Trium), 4 Fl.Oz.

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Description
One of 41 specimens donated to the museum in 1927 by Sharp & Dohme 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 Sharp & Dohme provided 23 specimens of potassium preparations and 18 specimens of an iron preparations.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
date made
ca 1927
maker
Sharp and Dohme
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
ammonium, potassium and sodium bromides, 80 gm. each; cudbear, 2 gm.; alcohol, 4% (overalldrug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 13.335 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
MG.M-02302
catalog number
M-02302
accession number
99602
Credit Line
Gift of Sharp and Dohme
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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