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94/74/2 Packet (1) (empty), oral contraceptive pill, Anovlar 21, plastic/foil, Schering A.G., Germany (GDR), [1963-1977]. Click to enlarge.

Packet (1) (empty), oral contraceptive pill, Anovlar 21, plastic/foil, Schering A.G., Germany (GDR), [1963-1977]

Made by Schering AG in Germany, 1963-1977.

Packet, (1), (empty), oral contraceptive pill, Anovlar 21, plastic/foil, Schering A.G., Germany (GDR), [1963-1977]
Packet, rectangular, foil, with bubble pck of 21 pills. All empty except for 1 still left intact. Obverse is gold coloured foil with 2 rows of pills, 1x10, 1x11. Reverse is green coloured foil with each bubble marked by day of the week. Central spine marked “Anovlar”, and side marked “Each tablet contains Norethisterone Acetate 4mg Ethinyloestradiol 0.05mg”

Summary

Object No.

94/74/2

Object Statement

Packet (1) (empty), oral contraceptive pill, Anovlar 21, plastic/foil, Schering A.G., Germany (GDR), [1963-1977]

Physical Description

Packet, (1), (empty), oral contraceptive pill, Anovlar 21, plastic/foil, Schering A.G., Germany (GDR), [1963-1977]
Packet, rectangular, foil, with bubble pck of 21 pills. All empty except for 1 still left intact. Obverse is gold coloured foil with 2 rows of pills, 1x10, 1x11. Reverse is green coloured foil with each bubble marked by day of the week. Central spine marked "Anovlar", and side marked "Each tablet contains Norethisterone Acetate 4mg Ethinyloestradiol 0.05mg"

Dimensions

Height

50 mm

Width

130 mm

Production

Made

Schering AG Germany 1963-1977

History

Notes

Donor began taking Anovlar in 1963 when she was 18, but had to go to a Macquarie St specialist that her boyfriend knew about because, being single, she could not approach vher family doctor for advice. The pill packet was carried about her in her handbag, disguised in a comb case, in case her mother happened to look in the bag

Owned

Smith, Anne 1963

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs Anne Smith, 1994

Acquisition Date

17 March 1994

Cite this Object

Harvard

Packet (1) (empty), oral contraceptive pill, Anovlar 21, plastic/foil, Schering A.G., Germany (GDR), [1963-1977] 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 October 2019, <https://ma.as/141755>

Wikipedia

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