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Dates
1953
circa 1953
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1997.2.8
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with no neck and a large metal screw-on lid that is slightly wider than the bottle; has a paper label; contains powder.
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Accession Number
1997.2.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Antibiotics
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with no neck and a large metal screw-on lid that is slightly wider than the bottle; has a paper label; contains powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
American Cyanamid Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Material
glass: translucent beige
metal: yellow
paper: off-white; yellow; black
ink: black; red
organic matter
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Lederle [cursive] // AUREOMYCIN // Hydrochloride // CRYSTALLINE // SPEROIDS // Dispersible Powder // Contains Aureomycin HCl 50 mg"; printed at an angle over the above: "Complimentary"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid and label discoloured from age; contents stable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This antibiotic was introduced in 1953; it was considered, at the time, useful for both bacterial and viral infections.
Images
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