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  • Dr. Barnes, who grew up in a working-class Philadelphia neighborhood and made his fortune selling the anti-gonorrheal compound argyrol in the early 1900s, used his wealth to accumulate works by the giants of Impressionism and post-Impressionsm before they were stars.

    The $25 Billion Art Move Don Steinberg 2011

  • Early cases may be cleared up with eye ointments, argyrol, yellow oxide of mercury, or antibiotic.

    Chapter 12 1982

  • Should the doctor be longer delayed, one drop of twenty per cent argyrol should be dropped in each of the infant's eyes and separate pieces of cotton should be used for each eye to wipe the surplus medicine away.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler

  • One half ounce of argyrol (mentioned in the mother's list).

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler

  • The foreskin or covering of the clitoris should not be adherent; while the presence of mucus, pus, or blood in the vulva should be at once reported to the physician; in his absence, the application of twenty per cent argyrol should be made daily.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler

  • The physician will give you the proper medicines to be used in these cases, and if no physician is within reach, you are perfectly safe in dropping into the spread apart vulva a few drops of twenty-per-cent argyrol and then applying the vulva pad.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler

  • Immediately after the eyes have been washed the physician will drop into them a solution of silver nitrate, three drops of a two per cent. solution in each eye, or argyrol, three drops 20 per cent. solution.

    The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.) A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies

  • First, the mucus is gently swabbed off the closed lids from the nose side outward, and then follows the application of one drop of twenty per cent argyrol or two per cent silver nitrate, either of which thoroughly disinfects the eye and prevents the growth or development of any bacteria that may have gotten into the child's eye during the descent of the head through the birth canal.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler

  • Massachusetts General Hospital and was advised by him to wash the dog's eyes two or three times a day with a ten per cent. solution of argyrol, which has been eminently successful.

    The Boston Terrier and All About It A Practical, Scientific, and Up to Date Guide to the Breeding of the American Dog Edward Axtell

  • The physician or nurse drops into each opened eye two drops of twenty per cent argyrol, the surplus medicine being carefully wiped off with a separate piece of cotton for each eye.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler


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  • This nasty stuff was dark almost black, thick and incredibly drying and administered into the nose via a medicine dropper. It usually had to be combined with mineral oil because it was so drying. It made one's nose look monstrous. It was given to me as a child in the 1950s.

    January 30, 2008