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1-leucin bottle

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Dates
1914
circa 1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.2
Description
Amber glass l-leucin bottle which narrows slightly from shoulder to heel; half-full of white iridescent powder flakes; cork stopper; two applied paper labels at front.
Accession Number
1981.28.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Amber glass l-leucin bottle which narrows slightly from shoulder to heel; half-full of white iridescent powder flakes; cork stopper; two applied paper labels at front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto.
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue, black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "10 g // l-Leucin // S.A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B307125 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"; embossed on base of bottle: "60"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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abdominal retractor

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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001153
Description
Abdominal retractor, which consists of a stainless steel instrument with a solid square metal bar onto which are attached two flattened arm pieces that curve outwards; the left arm piece is fixed to the bar, which the right arm piece can slide along the bar; a round screw at the end of the right si…
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Accession Number
997001153
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Appendectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- abdominal
Description
Abdominal retractor, which consists of a stainless steel instrument with a solid square metal bar onto which are attached two flattened arm pieces that curve outwards; the left arm piece is fixed to the bar, which the right arm piece can slide along the bar; a round screw at the end of the right side of the bar prevents the right arm from sliding off the bar; there is a rounded blade at the end of each arm; the blades are made of very heavy cylindrical metal wire formed into an oval shape that has been bent to face forwards; the ends of the blades are rounded
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Logo type used from 1934 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The top of the right arm has the word "STAINLESS" and the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it stamped into the metal; the top of the left arm has the words, "INGRAM & BELL // GERMANY" stamped into the metal; the top of the rod has the words, "Anatomy Dept." engraved into the metal; the bottom of the right arm has the word "Anatomy" engraved into the metal; both arms have the number "28" stamped into the metal at the inner edge, near the rod
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 18.6 cm x Depth 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #249; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," The J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 202 (similar to item 310-335) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used as a retractor for appendectomy surgery
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abdominal retractor

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.5
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
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Accession Number
1980.3.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- abdominal
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Trudell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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absorbent cotton

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004052 a-h
Description
Four blue boxes of 4 1/2" rolled absorbent cotton have white paper lables with blue printing; cotton sheets are wrapped with blue paper
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Accession Number
993004052 a-h
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Four blue boxes of 4 1/2" rolled absorbent cotton have white paper lables with blue
printing; cotton sheets are wrapped with blue paper
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a,c,e,g - box x 4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 4.5 cm.
b,d,f,h - gauze x 4 - Size: x Diameter4.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
paper: white; blue
fabric: white
pasteboard: blue
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on white paper label: 1 OUNCE // NET WEIGHT // CAT. No. // 13-1 //
EXCELSIOR // ABSORBENT COTTON // LONG FIBRE / LINT FREE // INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED //
TORONTO . MONTREAL // WINNIPEG . CALGARY . VANCOUVER
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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absorbent cotton box

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001161
Description
Cardboard box, torn open on left side; box contains cotton wrapped in paper and rolled to fit inside (contents not numbered); round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom; paper label on front and on top.
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Accession Number
000001161
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
Description
Cardboard box, torn open on left side; box contains cotton wrapped in paper and rolled to fit inside (contents not numbered); round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom; paper label on front and on top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: blue
paper: brown; red; white; blue; orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Front: "VR [handwritten] // 1 OUNCE // PARKE-DAVIS // ABSORBENT COTTON // COMPACT ROLL // U.S.P. – STERILIZED // PARKEDALE // FULL WEIGHT // MEDICAMENTA VERA [these two words surround a logo] P D & CO // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; top: "IF PACKAGE IS BROKEN OR OPEN // STERILITY CANNOT BE GUARANTEED // TO OPEN // CUT ALONG PERFORATION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is fraying along edges where it was torn; abraded at right corners; front label is slightly yellowed, dirty; top label somewht abraded at corners; contents sound.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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absorbent cotton box

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001357
Description
A sealed cardboard box that presumably contains absorbent cotton.
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Accession Number
000001357
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
Description
A sealed cardboard box that presumably contains absorbent cotton.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: cream; blue; red
Inscriptions
Front: "BAY'S // 1 OUNCE PARKDALE // ABSORBENT COTTON // U.S.P. STERILIZED // DETROIT PARKE, DAVIS & CO. MICH., U.S.A."; top: "1 OUNCE // ABSORBENT COTTON // U.S.P. STERILIZED"; back: "IF PACKAGE IS BROKEN OR OPEN, STERILITY CANNOT BE GUARANTEED [printed] // SIZMI [stamped] // TO OPEN LIFE FLAP // TO CLOSE - INSERT FLAP IN CARTON // ABSORBENT COTTON // U.S.P. STERILIZED // MADE IN U.S.A. [printed]"; right side: "BAY'S // 1 OUNCE // ABSORBENT // COTTON // U.S.P. STERILIZED // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A."; left side: identical to right side.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length 12.7 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, somewhat dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.161; CD #3
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004035 a-e
Description
Opened blue box of absorbent gauze has original gauze yardage; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering
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Accession Number
993004035 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Opened blue box of absorbent gauze has original gauze yardage; paper label is yellow on white
paper with blue lettering
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - bottom - Size: Length 11.8 cm. x Width 5.8 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
b - top - Size: Length 11.7 cm. x Width 5.8 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
c - cardboard sleeve - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 3.0 cm.
d - paper bag - Size:
e - gauze - Size: Length 86.0 cm. x Width 22.3 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
pasteboard: dk. blue
paper: yellow; blue; white
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: ABSORBENT GAUZE // NUMBER 1 / LENGTH 1 YARD // MANUFACTURED FOR //
THE GEO. S. TRUDELL CO. LONDON ONT. // MADE IN ENGLAND
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004036
Description
Sealed box of absorbent gauze has blue box; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering
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Accession Number
993004036
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed box of absorbent gauze has blue box; paper label is yellow on white
paper with blue lettering
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: yellow; blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: ABSORBENT GAUZE // NUMBER 1 / LENGTH 1 YARD // MANUFACTURED FOR //
THE GEO. S. TRUDELL CO. LONDON ONT. // MADE IN ENGLAND
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004037
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; label has repetitive background design of corporate logo; circular paper seal
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Accession Number
993004037
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; label has
repetitive background design of corporate logo; circular paper seal
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on white paper label: ABSORBENT GAUZE // ZIG-ZAG / LENGTH 1 YARD // Manufactured
in Canada for // Ingram & Bell, Limited // TORONTO // MONTREAL WINNIPEG CALGARY
VANCOUVER
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.6 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004038
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; circular paper seal; box construction has changed into folded-under flaps on bottom
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Accession Number
993004038
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; circular
paper seal; box construction has changed into folded-under flaps on bottom
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on white paper label: ABSORBENT GAUZE // ZIG-ZAG / LENGTH 1 YARD // Manufactured
in Canada for // Ingram & Bell, Limited // TORONTO // MONTREAL WINNIPEG CALGARY
VANCOUVER
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.6 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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absorbent lint

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1978.7.34
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Accession Number
1978.7.34
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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absorbent lint package

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1981.10.8
Description
A paper packet, originally wrapped in silver foil, containing one oz. of B.P.C. compressed white absorbent lint.
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Accession Number
1981.10.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
A paper packet, originally wrapped in silver foil, containing one oz. of B.P.C. compressed white absorbent lint.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Maker
J.J. Smith & Nephew, Ltd. Paragon Works
Site Made (City)
Hull
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
fabric: white
paper: beige
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "Surgical Dressings. // WHITE // Absorbent Lint // B.P.C. Compressed 1 oz."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Length
5.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Unopened
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1991.17.39
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Accession Number
1991.17.39
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row A
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Part of a collection of patent medicine bottles, crocks, tins, and boxes; and medical instruments, quarantine notices, and a reference book donated by Dr. Josephson in 1991.
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Absorbine Jr. bottle

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001038
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents
Accession Number
996001038
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Muscle Relaxation
Tinea Pedis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- podiatric remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped
around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Scott Jordan in Oct. 1993
in Ottawa
Maker
W.F. Young Inc.
Site Made (City)
Springfield
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Absorbine Jr. // Active Ingredients: Worm- // Wood, thymol, Menthol // and Acetone blended
with // essential oils and tinctures // ... // W.F. Young Inc. // Springfield, Mass., U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Diam. : 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured and slightly dog-eared
Copy Type
Original
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Acetanilide and Lysol

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Dates
1886
1900
circa 1886-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.24.8
Description
Brown cyclindrical glass bottle with rectangular paper label with handwritten product and cork stuck in opening; half full of liquid; no manufacturing mark; red wax remains on top of cork with M R Hood embossed in wax.
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Accession Number
1969.24.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging-- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Brown cyclindrical glass bottle with rectangular paper label with handwritten product and cork stuck in opening; half full of liquid; no manufacturing mark; red wax remains on top of cork with M R Hood embossed in wax.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1886
1900
circa 1886-1900
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: black
cork: brown
wax: red
Inscriptions
On label: "Acetanilide // and // Lysol"; embossed in wax: "M R Hood"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-11
Length
4.2 cm
Width
4.2 cm
Height
10.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper with minor stains from product and age, surface marks and minor missing pieces along edge
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
“Acetanilide: Drug” Encyclopedia Britannica https://www.britannica.com/science/acetanilide
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysol
Research Facts
This bottle contains a mixture of Acetanilide and Lysol. Acetanilide is a compound drug used for fever-reducing since 1886 as an alternative to aspirin for treating headaches, cramps, and rheumatism. It does have toxic side effects from prolonged use such as complicating the function of hemoglobin. Lysol was first used in Germany in 1889 to end a cholera epidemic. It is a mixture of soap with cresols as an antiseptic. Before its use as a cleaner, it has been used as a poison, to treat the Spanish flu of 1918, and as a method of birth control in women in the 1920s. This bottle is half-filled with the liquid.
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acid boric compressed tablet

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.258
Description
A square glass bottle with tiny shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body, ending in a large lip and a cork; paper label; filled with white tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.258
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A square glass bottle with tiny shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body, ending in a large lip and a cork; paper label; filled with white tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Shuttleworth Chemical Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: beige; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED TABLETS // Acid Boric // Properties: Antiseptic // DOSE: [illeg.] // SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL CO. // Limited // Manufacturing Chemists, [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Length
10.5 cm
Width
3.8 cm
Depth
3.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Torn label; #2: no cracks or chips in the bottle; cork appears whole; top red paper covering loose on one side; paper label yellowed, dirty, and torn in the lower proper left quadrant.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Acker's Blood Elixir

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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001324
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a lip which is tooled, flanged, with flat top and squared edges; the front panel is flat and has an attached printed paper label which lists product information and trade mark; the back and side panels are recessed and have embossed word…
Accession Number
996001324
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a lip which is tooled, flanged, with flat top and squared edges; the front panel is flat and has an attached printed paper label which lists product information and trade mark; the back and side panels are recessed and have embossed words on them; the bottle contains a small amount of dried medication residue and has a cork in the neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
W.H. Hooker & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Bottle likely made between 1880 and 1890
Material
glass: amber
paper: beige
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Left side panel embossed, "ACKER'S BLOOD ELIXIR"; right side panel embossed, "FOR ALL BLOOD DISEASES"; back panel embossed, "W.H. HOOKER & CO. // SOLE AGENTS // NORTH & SOUTH // AMERICA"; front label reads, "A GUARANTEED SPECIFIC // ACKER'S // BLOOD ELIXIR // THE GREATEST BLOOD PURIFIER KNOWN // Uses listed // W.H. HOOKER & CO. NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.2 cm. x Width: 7.1 cm. x Depth: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bottle has a small chip missing from the left front bottom corner; the rest of the bottle is undamaged; the label is missing small sections at the edges; most of the printing is legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
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actual cautery iron

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.198.1
Description
A long metal (iron) shaft with a 90° bend at the end and a thick disk; wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1969.198.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Cautery
Description
A long metal (iron) shaft with a 90° bend at the end and a thick disk; wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquied from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Material
metal: black
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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Adams Garlic Pearles

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1999.3.3
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Accession Number
1999.3.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Copy Type
Original
Images
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adhesive dispenser

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995005032 a-f
Description
Adhesive dispenser with wall rack for adhesives used in a medical office; rectangular base with curved top with lid that rolls open; rolls of adhesive are held in place by a metal spring-loaded rod; wall rack has holes for screw attachment to wall; three rolls of adhesive tape are on a cardboard ro…
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Accession Number
995005032 a-f
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Adhesive dispenser with wall rack for adhesives used in a medical office; rectangular base with curved top with lid that rolls open; rolls of adhesive are held in place by a metal spring-loaded rod; wall rack has holes for screw attachment to wall; three rolls of adhesive tape are on a cardboard roll that sits on a metal rod inside dispenser.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - dispenser, lid, wall rack - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 9.5 cm
b - rod - Size: Length 36.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
c - cardboard roll - Size: Length 31.4 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
d - surgical tape - Size: Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 5.3 cm
e - surgical tape - Size: Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
f - surgical tape - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
enamelware: white
metal: silver
cardboard: brown
adhesive tape: off-white
paint: red
Inscriptions
Printed on rolling lid exterior in red enamel paint: "MADE IN U.S.A. // ADHESIVE TAPE"; printed insdie of lid on rim, "CLOSE COVER WHEN NOT IN USE // Johnson & Johnson"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-1
Condition Remarks
Active corrosion on and below enamel on the enamelware; rod shows scratches due to use over time; adhesives are yellowing with age.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 274 (similar to items #6H-948 and #6H-950) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
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