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medicine container

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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996011006
Description
A narrow cylindrical glass container with brown cork stopper containing white circular tablets up to 2/3 of the interior space; cork stopper has orange wax on top surface and a piece of white cotton pushed into the container below it; product label covers 2/3 of the container's circumference and mo…
Accession Number
996011006
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A narrow cylindrical glass container with brown cork stopper containing white circular tablets up
to 2/3 of the interior space; cork stopper has orange wax on top surface and a piece of white cotton
pushed into the container below it; product label covers 2/3 of the container's circumference
and most of its length; container has small lip at mouth; the tablets are atropine sulphate; from
hypodermic kit 996.011.004
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Maker
John Wyeth & Bros.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Date is stamped on label
Material
tablets: white
glass: clear
paper: off-white
fabric: white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
On label: "SOLUBLE HYPODERMIC TABLETS // ATROPINE SULPHATE // Manufactured by // JOHN WYETH &
BROT [rest of label missing] PHILAD [illegible]"; sideways, at end: "No. 14"; other end, horizontal:
"1/100 // GR."; in purple ink, "1916", and in pink ink, "0070289", both stamped at each side
of the words "Manufactured by"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Diam. : 8.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Container and cork are in good condition; tablets still in solid form; some powder evident on inside
wall of container; label is torn away at top along word "HYPODERMIC"; "T" of "TABLETS" is
gone; second part of word "BROT..." is gone; paper has rough texture due to wear
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Atropine is an extract of Belladonna
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morphine and atropine hypodermic tablets vial

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact907
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996011007
Description
A narrow cylindrical amber glass container with a flat bottom and an open top, plugged with a cork stopper; the container is full of circular white tablets; a paper manufacturer's label covers about half of the upper outside of the container and lists product information; the container has a small …
Accession Number
996011007
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A narrow cylindrical amber glass container with a flat bottom and an open top, plugged with a cork stopper; the container is full of circular white tablets; a paper manufacturer's label covers about half of the upper outside of the container and lists product information; the container has a small lip at the mouth; from hypodermic kit 996.011.004.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Located with another medicine container dated 1916 (996.011.006)
Material
tablets: white
glass: clear yellow
paper: off-white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
On label: "25 HYPODERMIC TABLETS // NO. 16 // MORPHINE AND ATROPINE, RH // Morphine sulphate, 1-4 gr. // Atropine sulphate, 1-150 gr. // POISON C450063 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.5 cm. x Diam. : 5.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Container is broken at mouth; a "V"-shaped piece is missing with the wide part at the mouth and the narrow part under the label; cork is chipped; label is dirty; edges of paper are rough but no parts are missing
Copy Type
Original
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