Artificial Vichy Salt, N.F.V., Granular Effervescent, 4 Ounces

Artificial Vichy Salt, N.F.V., Granular Effervescent, 4 Ounces

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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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Non-Liquid
date made
ca 1927
Sharp and Dohme
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 15.5575 cm x 5.715 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Sharp and Dohme
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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