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tetanus antitoxin

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Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Vaccination
Accession Number
1934.31.15
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of tetanus antitoxin with a wide lip and a cork stopper; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Antitoxins
Vaccination
Tetanus
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of tetanus antitoxin with a wide lip and a cork stopper; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Farbwerke vorm. Meister Lucius & Brüning
Site Made (City)
Höchst am Main
Site Made (State)
Hesse
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
cork: brown
paper: brown, black, red
antitoxin: brown
Inscriptions
On paper label: "Farbwerke vorm. Meister Lucius & Brüning // 9083 // Hoechst a. M. // Tetanus-Antitoxin // 5 ccm. / 3 fach. / 15 A. E. // staatlich geprüft. [government approved] // Nur zur prophilaktisch. Impfung [For prophylactic use only. Vaccination] // Kontr. Nr. 1544-B [Inspection No. 1544-B]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Remaining liquid has hardened to a dark amber colour.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail