Quinine Sulphate Tablets

Quinine Sulphate Tablets

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Description
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).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
Other Terms
Quinine Sulphate; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made
1932
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 5.3975 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
MG.M-03211.01
catalog number
M-03211
accession number
118114
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 118114 (1932)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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