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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001266
Description
Cylindrical cardboard container with lid; container is sealed closed with a printed paper label and a trade mark seal; the paper label contains product information; container contains 60 Probilin pills.
Accession Number
996001266
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Cylindrical cardboard container with lid; container is sealed closed with a printed paper label and a trade mark seal; the paper label contains product information; container contains 60 Probilin pills.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Schering & Glatz, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Bloomfield
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: off-white; pink
paper: beige; red
Inscriptions
Label reads, "60 Pills // PROBILIN // TRADE MARK // (Pilulae probilinae) // Dr. W. BAUERMEISTER // Dose: 3 to 4 Pills, with a half to a pint // of warm water, morning on rising and // evening before retiring. // Manufactured and distributed by // Schering & Glatz, Inc., Bloomfield, N.J. and New York // N.Y.C.R. No. 543."; bottom reads, "carton [?] made in Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.6 cm. x Diam. : 3.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
The container is sealed and unopened; there is some staining in the cardboard; paper labels and seals are untorn and completely legible
Copy Type
Original
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