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1-leucin bottle

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Dates
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
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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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
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
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
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
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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Acetophen emergency kit

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Dates
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.45 a-j
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a,c,e,g) with metal / cork tops (b,d,f,h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
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Accession Number
1977.8.45 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a,c,e,g) with metal / cork tops (b,d,f,h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
metal
cork
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
Paper label for (a) reads: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 263 // Frosst [cursive] // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx 3 // Frosst [cursive] // Rx "Acetophen" 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic."; at right angles to the foregoing is the number "8-0"; (c) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 292 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with CODEINE, 1/2 gr. // Rx 3 // Frosst // Rx "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/2 gr. // Dose: – One tablet every four // hours, or as directed by physician // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative."; at right angles to the foregoing is the number "25617"; (e) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 222 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative."; at right angles to the foregoing is the number "25597"; (g) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 282 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine, 1/4 gr. // Rx 2 (yellow) // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/4 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative."; at right angles to the foregoing is the number "25607"; the cardboard container has printed on it a summary of the above information.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen emergency kit

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Dates
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.47 a-j
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
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Accession Number
1977.8.47 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
cork
metal
Inscriptions
The label on each vial has different information on ingredients and dosage; (a) has: "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // 1 Grain // SWEETENED // C.T. No 259 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // DOSE: – One to three tablets // Acetophen: The registered trade // mark of Monoaceticacidester of // Salicylic Acid "Frosst." // 258289"; (c) has, "Physician's Sample // COMPRESSED TABLET // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND// (Quarter strength, coloured pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine Citrate .... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Antipyretic, analgesic, // sedative // 265218"; (e) has, "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // CODEINE and ATROPINE // (One fifth strength, pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 299 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // Codeine Phos. .... 1/40 gr. (0.0016G) // Atropine Sulphate 1/2000 gr. (0.00003G) // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Acetophen: — The registered trade // mark of monoaceticacidester of Sali // cylic Acid. "Frosst." // 258292"; (i) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" [cursive] // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx B // (Child's Size, Sweetened) // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate ...... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic."; at right angles to the foregoing: "152-9".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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acetophen tablets

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
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Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: yellow; black; red
glass: amber
Inscriptions
Printed on front of box: "100 // COMPRESSED // TABLETS // No. 189 // ACETOPHEN // THE STANDARDIZED // PRODUCT // 5 Grains // Dose:– One or two // tablets three or // four times daily, // with water. // Acetophen:- // the registered // trade mark of // Acetylsalicylic // Acid // "Frosst" // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // Montreal, Canada"; label on bottle has similar information, with directions in both English and French.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
box - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on side of bottle is torn
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen tablets tin

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001099
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red
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Accession Number
996001099
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides
open; label painted on lid in black and red
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
One dozen 5 gr. tablets To open slide [r. arrow] // Acetophen // A-seat-o-fin // for headaches,
colds, Aches and pains // Charles E. Frosst & Co. Montreal Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length: 0.7 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paint worn slightly all over box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Acetylsal bottle

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Dates
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96; CD #7
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acetylsalicylic acid tablets

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Dates
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1981.21.2
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
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Accession Number
1981.21.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Canada Pharmacal Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
glass: brown
cork: brown
paper: beige
ink: black
compressed powder: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED // ACETYLSALICYLIC // ACID // THROAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row A
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Diam. 9.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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acid boric compressed tablet

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Dates
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
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
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
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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aconite leaves packet

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.230.1
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
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Accession Number
1969.230.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Huber & Co.
Site Made (City)
Fond du Lac
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: white; yellow; green; black
Inscriptions
Front: "ACONITE LEAVES // Aconitum Napellus // Fomd du Lac, Wis."; back: "Properties: Deobstruent, Anodyne, Narcotic, Sedative, and poisonous. In improper doses occasioning symptoms of gastric irritation, with great depression of nervous energy and brain. Antidote in poision [sic] stimulant externally and internally digitalis. // THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST // We give our special attention to supply fresh and prime goods, collected in the proper season when they contain all their medicinal virtues. // Huber & Co., Fond du Lac, Wis."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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aconite leaves packet

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.234.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.234.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; stamped in red ink at an angle across the front: "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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aconite leaves packet

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.236.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.236.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; at an angle across the front is stamped in red ink, "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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aconite leaves packet

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.260.1
Description
Faded turquoise cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.260.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded turquoise cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Material
cardboard: faded turquoise; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) [an "S" cut out at an angle] // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.3
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
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Accession Number
1970.10.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: brown
drugs: beige
Inscriptions
Paper label has handwritten, "Aconite Min 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is very hard to read.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Family Ranunculaceae (Wolf's Bane plant); external use for neuralgia; antipyretic; "characteristic tingling sensation when applied to tongue, followed by local anaesthesia."
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Aconitum 3 bottle

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Dates
circa 1876
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001255
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top
Accession Number
996001255
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in
Oct. 1993
Maker
Boericke & Tafel
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1876
Date Remarks
Date listed on label
Material
glass: amber
paper: off-white
metal: silver-grey; blue
Inscriptions
Bottle embossed with: "BOERICKE & TAFEL // NEW YORK"; label reads, "ACONITUM 3 // INDICATIONS
- " (listed) " // DOSE " (listed) " // BOERICKE & TAFEL // HOMOEOPATHIC PHARMACY //
New York, Philadelphia & Chicago // BOERICKE & TAFEL // rec'd the only // Prize Medal // award
for // Homoeo- // pathic // Medicines // in Philadel- // phia in 1876"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.4 cm. x Width: 2.1 cm. x Depth: 2.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips or scratches; label shows minor wear and staining; lead seal appears intact
and bottle is full
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a blood remedy for acute colds, fever, pains
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Adams Garlic Pearles

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Dates
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
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Copy Type
Original
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Adrenalin ampoules

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Dates
circa 1971
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001280 a-h
Description
Five cylindrical glass ampoules (c-g) with icicle-shaped melted glass seals in a moulded plastic tray (b) inside a cardboard sleeve (a) with a paper leaflet (h).
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Accession Number
000001280 a-h
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
Drugs -- hormones -- container
Drugs -- stimulant -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Five cylindrical glass ampoules (c-g) with icicle-shaped melted glass seals in a moulded plastic tray (b) inside a cardboard sleeve (a) with a paper leaflet (h).
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - sleeve - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
b -tray - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
f - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
g - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
h -leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 21.3 cm x Width 10.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke-Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1971
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: clear; blue; red
paper: white; red
cardboard: white; red; black
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "10 (2 x 5) 1 CC. No. 192 // AMPOULES // ADRENALIN® IN OIL // STERILE SUSPENSION, EPINEPHRINE // C.S.O. // 1:500 // Each cc. contains: Adrenalin® (epinephrine, P.D. & Co.) 2 mg. // Peanut Oil [76 dots] q.s. // LYX // 2-3 // PARKE-DAVIS Lot BM214 // Stock 3-192-10"; front: "AMPOULES ADRENALIN® IN OIL 1 CC."; bottom: "For use when prolonged vasoconstrictor action of Adrenalin® is desired. // FOR INTRAMUSCULAR USE ONLY // Dose – 0.2 to 1.5 cc. See package insert for more detailed // information. // SHAKE THOROUGHLY BEFORE USE // Transfer of content from ampoule to syringe is facilitated if the ampoule is // warmed somewhat in water. Before opening the ampoule it should be shaken // thoroughly to ensure uniform suspension of the Adrenalin®. // CAUTION: Administer with caution to elderly people, to those with cardiovascular // disease, diabetes or hyperthyroidism, and to individuals having high blood // pressure. // PROTECT FROM LIGHT // [above text repeated in French] // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario"; back: identical to front; (b) "PARKE-DAVIS // B"; (c-g) "1 CC. No. 192 // ADRENALIN® IN OIL // STERILE SUSPENSION, // EPINEPHRINE C.S.O. // 1:500 // SHAKE WELL // FOR I.M. USE ONLY // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd. // Lot BM214 [labels cover text printed directly on the ampoules; this text appears to be the same as that on the lables except for the lot number]"; (h) "ADRENALIN® IN OIL // 1:500 // PARKE-DAVIS // STERILE SUSPENSION, EPINEPHRINE C.S.D. // DESCRIPTION // [text follows] // ACTION // [text follows] // INDICATIONS // [text follows] // CONTRAINDICATIONS // [text follows] // WARNING // [text follows] // PRECAUTIONS // [text follows] // ADVERSE REACTIONS // [text follows] // ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE // [text follows] // PACKAGE INFORMATION // [text follows] // PARKE-DAVIS // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY, LTD., BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // May, 1970 [French translation is printed alongside English text throughout]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Sleeve somewhat dirty, dented; plastic tray dusty; labels on ampoules somewhat discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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