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Bottle - Silvol, Parke Davis & Co, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850610

Summary:
Bottle of Silvol (Proteid Silver Antiseptic) made by Parke, Davis & Co., used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victora Australia circa 1920. Silver solutions were used as an antiseptic-germicide.
Description:
Drug Silvol (Proteid Silver Antiseptic) is contained in a small amber bottle with a sealed cork and paper label.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 95 mm (Height), 34 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: bottles, hospitals, psychiatric 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
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: Printed label: ONE OUNCE / SILVOL / (PROTEID SILVER / ANTISEPTIC) / Contains about 20% of silver in / proteid combination. / ANTISEPTIC-GERMICIDE / Used as a local application in / 5% to 50% solution in water. / PROECT FROM MOISTURE / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / SYDNEY / A80887
Manufacturer: Parke, Davis & Co., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1920
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
References: information on label.

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