993.95.1: Potassium Permanganate Pills, 20th Cent.

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993.95.1: Potassium Permanganate Pills.
Image No. 2854 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Glass bottle with screw-on cap and cork stopper, contains 99 of original 100 potassium permanganate 1 grain pills, 'STOCK NO. 25-178-4'. The label adhering to 3 sides of the bottle gives information on content and manufacturer's details, directions of use and warning: poison. On the bottle's base, in relief, is a D in a diamond shape with '2' and '3' either side, and '6242' beneath.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.95.1
Collection: Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Date: 20th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 5.4 cm
  • Width: 2.2 cm
  • Depth: 1.8 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • coating,
  • cork,
  • drug-pill,
  • glass,
  • paper,
  • printing ink,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd.