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ceramic canister

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Dates
1862
circa 1862
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050032
Description
An empty porcelain canister; it has a paper label; there is an indentation running around the top rim just beneath the lip; missing a lid.
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Accession Number
003050032
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container
Description
An empty porcelain canister; it has a paper label; there is an indentation running around the top rim just beneath the lip; missing a lid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; was probably purchased from J. Winer & Co. in Hamilton, ON.
Site Made (City)
Probably Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1862
circa 1862
Date Remarks
The Winer company adopted the name shown on the label in 1862.
Material
earthenware: brown
Inscriptions
"J. WINER & COMPANY, HAMILTON" printed on the label along with some words written in ink that are indecipherable, probably listing the canister's contents
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 12.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The label is faded and stained; there is a large crack on the front of the canister beneath the label; #2: stains; crazing of the glaze surrounding the severe crack; large discoloured chip at the rim.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "John Winer: Famous on Two Sides of the Border by Scott Jordan, 1997"; Kingston City Directories; CD #9
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection. Winer was said to have usually used bottles produced in Hamilton.
Exhibit History
On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2.
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050042
Description
A metal cork press consisting of a base with a platform with grooves used to hold corks; there is a hinged arm which can be raised and lowered to compress the corks to the appropriate size.
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Accession Number
003050042
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A metal cork press consisting of a base with a platform with grooves used to hold corks; there is a hinged arm which can be raised and lowered to compress the corks to the appropriate size.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Maker
Whitall, Tatum & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York, Philadelphia, or Boston
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Similar item dated to around 1900 on a website
Material
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
"WHITALL, TATUM & CO. // NEW YORK - PHILA - BOSTON." embossed on the bottom
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 22.9 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Condition Remarks
There is some scratching and wear on the artifact.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Bottle Finishes and Closures"; Kingston City Directories; CD #3
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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drug preparation scale

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Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050040 a-b
Description
A drug preparation scale consisting of a rectangular wooden base with the metal scale components attached (a); the scale has a detachable metal bowl (b) which sits in a hand-like area of the scale; this is attached to a beam with a weight on it and a loop at the other end, the weight is used to lev…
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Accession Number
003050040 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- scales
Description
A drug preparation scale consisting of a rectangular wooden base with the metal scale components attached (a); the scale has a detachable metal bowl (b) which sits in a hand-like area of the scale; this is attached to a beam with a weight on it and a loop at the other end, the weight is used to level the beam and determine the weight of the object in the bowl.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 20.2 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 9.2 cm
b - bowl - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 9.6 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Maker
Henry Troemner
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
wood brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"CHARLES OF THE RITZ // Mfg by H. TROEMNER, PHILA., PA // Sold by THE HOSE SCALE CO., N.Y." printed on a sticker on the base; "PENNA & N.Y.C APP'D TYPE 19 // SERIAL W2" engraved on a plaque on the base; "19" is carved twice on the wooden base
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-4
Condition Remarks
Shows some signs of wear.
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; CD #9
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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graduated medicine glass

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Dates
1956
1969
circa 1956-1969
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050037 a-b
Description
A graduated medicine glass (a) in a cardboard box (b).
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Accession Number
003050037 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
A graduated medicine glass (a) in a cardboard box (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; Cleland's pharmacy was open from 1956 until 1969 located at 100 Princess Street.
Dates
1956
1969
circa 1956-1969
Date Remarks
According to the city directories Cleland's pharmacy was open from 1956 until 1969.
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white, blue
Inscriptions
"CLELAND'S // PHARMACY // PRESCRIPTIONS // DIAL 548-3044 // KINGSTON" printed on one side of the glass with a "D" embossed on the base; graduated numbers on the other side; "No. 60 // "Rigo" // GRADUATED // MEDICINE GLASS // Thin Blown" printed on the box top with other information printed on the sides
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; CD #9
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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graduated medicine glass

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10657
Dates
1956
1969
circa 1956-1969
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050038 a-b
Description
A graduated medicine glass (a) in a cardboard box (b).
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Accession Number
003050038 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
A graduated medicine glass (a) in a cardboard box (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; Cleland's pharmacy was open from 1956 until 1969 located at 100 Princess Street.
Dates
1956
1969
circa 1956-1969
Date Remarks
According to the city directories Cleland's Pharmacy was open from 1956 to 1969.
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white, blue
Inscriptions
"CLELAND'S // PHARMACY // PRESCRIPTIONS // DIAL 548-3044 // KINGSTON" printed on one side of the glass with a "D" embossed on the base; graduated numbers on the other side; "No. 60 // "Rigo" // GRADUATED // MEDICINE GLASS // Thin Blown" printed on the box top with other information printed on the sides
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; CD #9
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Images
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Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050043 a-b
Description
A grinder consisting of a wooden base (a) with a metal bowl attached to the top with a rotating handle coming out of it and a circular blade inside the bowl; there is a removable drawer (b) in the base which catches the ground material.
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Accession Number
003050043 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Description
A grinder consisting of a wooden base (a) with a metal bowl attached to the top with a rotating handle coming out of it and a circular blade inside the bowl; there is a removable drawer (b) in the base which catches the ground material.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base/grinder - Size: Length 15.1 cm x Width 15.1 cm x Depth 17.0 cm
b - drawer - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 10.3 cm x Depth 4.1 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Material
wood: brown
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-9
Condition Remarks
Part of the wood has been burnt.
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; CD #3
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Images
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Dates
1882
circa 1882
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050029
Description
Two toned earthenware corked mercury bottle; the bottle is 2-tone brown, light on the body and darker on the neck; it has a paper label.
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Accession Number
003050029
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Mercury
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Two toned earthenware corked mercury bottle; the bottle is 2-tone brown, light on the body and darker on the neck; it has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Maker
A. W. Buchan & Co Potteries
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1882
circa 1882
Date Remarks
Internet; the number on the maker's mark (10) probably means that the bottle was made in 1910 based on similar marks on other Scottish bottles, but this is not known for sure.
Material
earthenware: brown
cork: brown
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on the label: "MERCURY // LYMANS, Limited Montreal // 10 // BUCHAN // 2 // PORTOBELLO // EDINBURGH
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Diam. 7.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The label is slightly torn and stained.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Timeless Treasure, Antiques and Collectables Online"
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Images
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050030
Description
An earthenware corked mercury bottle; it has a paper label.
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Accession Number
003050030
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Mercury
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An earthenware corked mercury bottle; it has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Similar to other artifacts in the same collection (003050029) from this period.
Material
earthenware: brown
cork; brown
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
"MERCURY // LYMANS, Limited Montreal // Established 1800" printed on the label
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The label is faded and stained.
Reference Types
Other
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; CD #9.
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050031
Description
An earthenware corked mercury bottle; it has a paper label.
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Accession Number
003050031
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Mercury
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An earthenware corked mercury bottle; it has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Similar to other artifacts from this collection (e.g. 003050029) that have been dated to this period.
Material
earthenware: brown
cork; brown
Inscriptions
"MERCURY // LYMAN, SONS & CO. // MONTREAL" printed on the label
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Diam. 5.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The label is faded and stained.
Reference Types
Other
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; CD #9.
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Exhibit History
On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2.
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mortar and pestle

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Dates
1875
1900
circa 1875-1900
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050028 a-b
Description
A heavy unglazed porcelain mortar and pestle set; the mortar (a) is bowl shaped with a spout cut in the rim for pouring and has a flat base; the pestle (b) consists of a porcelain base and a shaped wooden handle.
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Accession Number
003050028 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
A heavy unglazed porcelain mortar and pestle set; the mortar (a) is bowl shaped with a spout cut in the rim for pouring and has a flat base; the pestle (b) consists of a porcelain base and a shaped wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mortar - Size: Height 9.7 cm x Diam. 17 cm
b - pestle - Size: Length 25 cm x Diam. 5.8 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1875
1900
circa 1875-1900
Date Remarks
Ceramic mortars were invented in 1780 but due to the nature of this collection it is probably much later, most likely late 19th century.
Material
earthenware: cream
wood: brown
Inscriptions
"MADE IN// ENGLAND// 5" engraved on the base of the mortar; "5" engraved on the head of the pestle near where it meets the wood
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Condition Remarks
The mortar is stained on the inside and outside; #2: minor stains; pestle has a minor surface crack around the base.
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Victorian Chemist and Druggist", by W.A. Jackson, Shire Publications Ltd, Buckinghamshire, England, 1981; Kingston City Directories; CD #9.
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection
Exhibit History
(b) On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2.
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pharmaceutical graduate, conical

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10644
Dates
1900
1925
circa 1900-1925
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050025
Description
Pharmaceutical graduate, with a circular base attached to a conical-shaped glass, with a round opening at its top; there is a triangular spout emerging from the rim around this opening; there are graduation lines and numbers running vertically up the outside of the glass.
Accession Number
003050025
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- graduate
Description
Pharmaceutical graduate, with a circular base attached to a conical-shaped glass, with a round opening at its top; there is a triangular spout emerging from the rim around this opening; there are graduation lines and numbers running vertically up the outside of the glass.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Dates
1900
1925
circa 1900-1925
Date Remarks
A website was selling a set of very similar items made in the first quarter of the 20th century.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Markings from 1 to 8 "Floz" (fluid ounces) on one side; "60 // 100 // 160 // 200 // 260 // C.C." on one side (from the bottom to the top)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 17.9 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
A few scratches.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
Internet: "The Gemmary"; Kingston City Directories
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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pharmaceutical graduate, conical

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10645
Dates
1900
1925
circa 1900-1925
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050026
Description
Pharmaceutical graduate, with a circular base attached to a conical-shaped glass, with a round opening at its top; there is a triangular spout emerging from the rim around this opening; there are graduation lines and numbers running vertically up the outside of the glass.
Accession Number
003050026
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- graduate
Description
Pharmaceutical graduate, with a circular base attached to a conical-shaped glass, with a round opening at its top; there is a triangular spout emerging from the rim around this opening; there are graduation lines and numbers running vertically up the outside of the glass.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1925
circa 1900-1925
Date Remarks
A website was selling a set of very similar items made in the first quarter of the 20th century.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"MADE IN U.S.A." stamped on the side; markings from 1 to 16 ounces on the side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 15.3 cm x Diam. 7.7 cm
Condition Remarks
There are a few chips in the base.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
Internet: "The Gemmary"; Kingston City Directories
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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pharmacy bottle

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10561
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050001 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand-painted label on the front and a paper label on the back.
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Accession Number
003050001 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand-painted label on the front and a paper label on the back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Diam. 7.5 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacist. This bottle was used to hold Chloric Ether, also known as Spiritus Chloroformi.
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Date Remarks
From Internet article.
Material
glass: clear
paper: brown; black; red
Inscriptions
"CHLO:AETHE" hand painted on front; "Spirit Chel3 // FRED L. HOOPER // MEDICAL HALL // NAPANEE ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
The paper label on the back is torn and coming off; the inside of the bottle is dirty.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," by William Whitla, MD, Third Edition, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," 2004, Digger Odell Publications (Internet); CD #3
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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pharmacy bottle

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10621
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050002 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with a stopper (b); the bottle has a hand-painted label on the front.
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Accession Number
003050002 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with a stopper (b); the bottle has a hand-painted label on the front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 16.8 cm x Diam. 7.6 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 3.7 cm x Diam. 4.9 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacist.
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"P:ASSAFO:" hand painted on front.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
Condition Remarks
The paint on the front is chipping.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," Third Edition, by William Whitla, MD, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," Digger Odell Publications, 2004
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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pharmacy bottle

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10623
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050004 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front; there is an unidentified hard, gravel-like material inside the bottle; the stopper is stuck firmly in place and has not been removed.
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Accession Number
003050004 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front; there is an unidentified hard, gravel-like material inside the bottle; the stopper is stuck firmly in place and has not been removed.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 8.3 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; This bottle was originally used to hold tinctura aloes.
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: clear
unidentified material: black
Inscriptions
"Tr: ALO:EM" hand painted on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
Condition Remarks
The paint on the front is chipping.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," Third Edition, by William Whitla, MD, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," Digger Odell Publications, 2004
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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pharmacy bottle

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10624
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050005 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front.
  1 image  
Accession Number
003050005 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 25.0 cm x Diam. 8.3 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam 4.0 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; This bottle was used to hold tinctura kino.
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"Tr:KINO:" hand painted on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
Condition Remarks
The paint on the front is chipping.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," Third Edition, by William Whitla, MD, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," Digger Odell Publications, 2004
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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pharmacy bottle

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10627
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050008 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front.
  1 image  
Accession Number
003050008 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam. 7.4 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; This bottle was used to hold tannic acid.
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"ACID TAN:" hand painted on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
Condition Remarks
The paint on the front is chipping.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," Third Edition, by William Whitla, MD, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," Digger Odell Publications, 2004
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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pharmacy bottle

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10628
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050009 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front.
  1 image  
Accession Number
003050009 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 8.7 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; This bottle was used to hold mindererus spirit.
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"SP:MINDE" hand painted on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
Condition Remarks
The paint on the front is chipping.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," Third Edition, by William Whitla, MD, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," Digger Odell Publications, 2004
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Less detail

pharmacy bottle

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10630
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050011 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front; there is a thick orange liquid inside the bottle.
  1 image  
Accession Number
003050011 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front; there is a thick orange liquid inside the bottle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Diam. 7 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; This bottle was originally used to hold olea ricini.
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: clear liquid: orange
Inscriptions
"OL:RECI" hand painted on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
Condition Remarks
The paint on the front is chipping.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," Third Edition, by William Whitla, MD, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," Digger Odell Publications, 2004; CD #3
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: "Curious Cures--Doctors, Druggists, and Home Remedies" at the Dundas Museum & Archives, L-2011-3; 23 Sept. 2011–30 Sept. 2012.
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pharmacy bottle

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10631
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050012 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front.
  1 image  
Accession Number
003050012 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a hand painted label on the front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 18.7 cm x Diam. 7.8 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; This bottle was used to hold essence of citrus.
Dates
1870
1912
circa 1870-1912
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"ESS:CITR:" hand painted on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
Condition Remarks
The paint on the front is chipping.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," Third Edition, by William Whitla, MD, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," Digger Odell Publications, 2004
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Less detail

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