Compressed Tablets Phenolphthalein

Compressed Tablets Phenolphthalein

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Description
One of 116 specimens of official pharmaceutical preparations donated by Parke, Davis and Company in 1920 for the pharmacy exhibits. These specimens illustrated a variety of solid and liquid “dosage forms” from tablets, gelatin capsules, and pills, to lotions, elixirs, and fluid extracts. Each dosage form was represented by two specimens and accompanied in the exhibit cases with photographs of the manufacturing processes at Parke, Davis and Company of Detroit, Michigan. The Medicinal Forms exhibit was updated in 1935 and again in 1947.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Tablets
pharmaceutical dosage forms, tablets
pharmaceutical dosage form, tablets
Object Type
tablets
Other Terms
Tablets; Dosage Forms; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made
1920
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
brown (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.0175 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
MG.M-00818
catalog number
M-00818
accession number
64909
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 064909 (1920)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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