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, including for the treatment of gonorrhoea during and after World War I.

Physical Description

Drug Silvol (Proteid Silver Antiseptic) is contained in a small amber bottle with a sealed cork and paper label.


Example of pharmaceuticals used in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia

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