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Object ID 001248

Object Name Triple Bromides glass bottle

Object Desc Brown glass bottle with metal lid originally containing 1000 compressed tablets of triple bromides. Manufactured by Sharp & Dohme.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001070

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical

Source Dan Chudnow

Source Category Donation

Accession Date JAN 14,2014

Credit/Acknowledgement Dan Chudnow

Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords medicine,Sharp & Dohme,triple bromides,pharmacy,bottles,

Title Triple Bromides glass bottle

Description Large brown glass bottle with black metal screw-on top. Bottle has paper label in cream with navy blue lettering which states that it originally contained 1000 compressed tablets of No. 934 Triple Bromides No. 2. Also lists ingredients (sodium bromide 5 gr., potassium bromide 5 gr., and ammonium bromide 5 gr.), dosage (1 tablet), instructions for use, made in USA, and company name - Sharp & Dohme, Baltimore Philadelphia. Bottom of bottle has raised print reading 84-S-B and 14 2.


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Height 9

Length 0

Width 3.5

Depth 2.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Sharp & Dohme

Maker Details Sharp & Dohme was founded in 1845 by Alpheus Phineas Sharp and Carl Friedrich Louis Dohme in Philadelphia. In 1953 the company merged with Merck to become the largest drug manufacturer in the United States.

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Image Caption CMY1070



Date JAN 17,2014

Summary Very Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Bottle is free of chips and cracks. Cap is intact. Label has some discoloration, a small dark stain, and some edge wear.


Date JAN 17,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 17,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin