Bottle - Purissimum, Chinosolfabrik, Hamburg, Germany, circa 1910 Reg. No: SH 850607
- Made: CHINOSOLFABRIK Trade mark: Chinosol,
Used: Victoria, Australia
From the pharmacy of a mental hospital in Victoria. Purissimum is a yellow, antiseptic, powder.
- Purissimum drug (bright yellow powder) is contained in a small, clear glass bottle, sealed with a cork with a paper label with three owls depicted on front. Purissimum is also known as oxyquinoline sulfate and is a general irritant but not considered a dangerous good or scheduled poison.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||91 mm (Height), 36 mm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||bottles, hospitals, psychiatric services, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Pharmacy|
|Inscriptions:||CHINOSOL / Trade Mark Brand Regd. / oxyquinolin potassium- / sulphate / CHINOSOL / PURISSIMUM / Strong safe water- / soluble / Cont. gm / powder / CHINOSOLFABRIK / A.G. / HAMBURG / 933|
|Place Used:||Victoria, Australia|
|References:||information on label|