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empty gelatin capsules

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001318 a-b
Description
Gelatin capsules box is in two parts: an outer sleeve (a) into which fits a cardboard tray (b); box contains 14 empty capsules.
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Accession Number
000001318 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Capsules
Product Packaging
Description
Gelatin capsules box is in two parts: an outer sleeve (a) into which fits a cardboard tray (b); box contains 14 empty capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - sleeve - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - tray - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "100 No. 00 // EMPTY GELATIN CAPSULES // UNSURPASSED IN SOLUBILITY, FIT AND UNIFORMITY // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE // STOCK NO. 5-200-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; front: "100 No. 00 //CAPSULES DE GELATINE VIDES // SOLUBILITÉ, ADJUSTEMENT ET UNIFORMITÉ INSURPASSABLES // TENIR DANS UN ENDROIT SEC ET FRAIS // PARKE, DAVIS & CIE., LTÉE. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "CAPACITY OF EMPTY GELATIN CAPSULES // THIS VARIES ACCORDING TO THE DEGREE OF PRESSURE USED IN FILLING // Size 000 00 0 1 2 3 4 5 // QUININE SULPHATE GRAINS 10 6 5 3½ 3 2 1½ 1 // SODIUM BICARBONATE " 22 15 11 8 6 5 4 2 // ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID " 16 10 8 5 4 3 2½ 1½ // BISMUTH SUBNITRATE " 28 20 14 10 8 6 4 2 // GLANDULAR SUBSTANCE " 10 8 6 5 3 2 1½ 1 [printed] // BA // AD [handwritten]"; bottom: back repeated in French, except for handwritten marks.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box somewhat dirty, dented, scuffed
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail