Gentian and Iron Chloride, Elixir No. 92

Gentian and Iron Chloride, Elixir No. 92

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One of fourteen (14) specimens donated to the museum in 1927 by Eli Lilly and Company 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 Eli Lilly and Company provided six (6) specimens of potassium preparations and eight (8) specimens of an iron preparations.
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Object Name
Gentian and Iron Chloride
Other Terms
Gentian and Iron Chloride; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Non-Liquid
date made
ca 1927
Eli Lilly and Company
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Physical Description
Infusion gentian, compound, 60 m./fl.oz.; iron citrochloride, tincture, 8m./fl.oz; alcohol, 15%. (drug active ingredients)
overall: 7 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 19.685 cm x 6.985 cm
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catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Eli Lilly and Company
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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