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Conium Seeds Extract

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001143
Description
Cylindrical amber glass bottle; paper label; short cylindrical neck with wide flange at opening.
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Accession Number
996001143
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Poisons
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical amber glass bottle; paper label; short cylindrical neck with wide flange at opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994.
Maker
Lyman, Knox & Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream; black
Inscriptions
Fluid Extract // Conium Seeds // Poison // Conium Maculatum // ... // Lyman, Knox & Co. // Manufacturing Chemists // Montreal and Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.7 cm. x Diam. : 6.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very long narrow strip of paper inside bottle which could not be removed at time of accessioning; paper label very badly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Lysol disinfectant

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Dates
1939
circa 1939
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996001144 a-b
Description
Cylindrical glass Lysol disinfectant bottle (a) with a paper label, a wide neck and a cork stopper with attached circular brown plastic top (b) with a raised centre.
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Accession Number
996001144 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfectants
Poisons
Product Packaging
Description
Cylindrical glass Lysol disinfectant bottle (a) with a paper label, a wide neck and a cork stopper with attached circular brown plastic top (b) with a raised centre.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Montreal in Nov.1993.
Maker
Lehn & Fink Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
circa 1939
Date Remarks
After the renaming of the Pest Control Products Act in 1939
Material
glass: brown
paper: yellow; white
plastic: brown
cork: brown ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Around edge of lid: "Lysol (Canada) Limited"; at centre of lid: "Lysol" script logo; inside lid: "M C // MADE IN USA // Lysol"; label left side: "AN EFFECTIVE // ANTISEPTIC // DIRECTIONS // DOUCHE: One teaspoonful of // "LYSOL" disinfectant to each // quart of warm water (one- // half per cent. solution). // RINGWORM OF THE FOOT: // One teaspoonful of "LYSOL" // to each quart of warm water // (one-half per cent. solution). // "Disinfectant // TRADE MARK "LYSOL" REGISTERED IN CANADA // REGISTRATION No. 706 P.C.P. ACT // A TAR-ACID DISINFECTANT // Guarantee: Phenol Coefficient 5 // Inert Ingredient: Water not more than 10 per cent. // "LYSOL" disinfectant is a concen- // trated product and must be diluted // with water according to detailed // directions enclosed with this bottle. // Manufactured and distributed by LEHN & FINK, // (CANADA) LIMITED, TORONTO, CANADA // AN IDEAL // DISINFECTANT // DIRECTIONS // DISINFECTION OF SICK ROOMS // Two tablespoonfuls of // "LYSOL" to each quart of water. // EVERYDAY CUTS, SCRATCHES // AND LACERATIONS: Two tea- // spoonfuls of "LYSOL" disin- // fectant to one pint of warm // water (2 per cent. solution). // CALL A DOCTOR IN CASE OF ACCIDENT // "LYSOL" disinfectant should be used only in the proper // dilutions. Poisonous if taken internally. If swallowed // accidentally, call a physician. Use any of the follow- // ing antidotes: Milk, raw egg white, lard, melted but- // ter, diluted alcohol (four ounces), epsom salts (one // ounce) followed immediately by an emetic (two to // CAUTION // POISON // four tablespoonfuls of [illegible due to torn label] stard stirred to a thick // cream in a [illegible due to torn label] ful of w[illegible due to torn label] water. Repeat three or // four times. [illegible due to torn label]tly administer albluminous drinks of // milk or whit[illegible due to torn label] eggs. [illegible due to torn label]illed on the skin, wash at // once with [illegible due to torn label]r; apply [illegible due to torn label]bing alcohol or olive oil // repeatedly [illegible due to torn label]fter wash[illegible due to torn label] dust with baking soda. // 1 FLUID // OUNCES // "LYSOL" is the registered trade mark of LEHN & FINK, (CANADA) LIMITED, and any use of it in connection // with products not manufactured by LEHN & FINK, (CANADA) LIMITED, constitutes infringement thereof. // MADE IN // CANADA"; embossed into base of bottle: around edge "LEHN & FINK (CANADA) LIMITED // MADE IN CANADA" around "1" and a diamond with a capital "D" in the centre
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 10.3 cm. x Diam. 5.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
#1: Cork and interior of neck have white substance accumulated over surface; paper label slightly discoloured and stained in areas; #2: label discoloured, stained and nicked; #3: March 2014: cork has broken off inside the bottle; white encrustations around interior of bottle neck and a strong smell coming from the bottle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Abergel, Elisabeth Anne and Roderick John MacRae. Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System: Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society. Vancouver: UBC, 2012. (Page 136)
Exhibit History
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #2
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Specific Medicines Collinsonia

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001146
Description
Square clear glass bottle; short cylindrical neck with wide rim around mouth; label around bottle; all four sides flat; bottle appears never to have been opened.
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Accession Number
996001146
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square clear glass bottle; short cylindrical neck with wide rim around mouth; label around bottle; all four sides flat; bottle appears never to have been opened.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Lloyd Brothers Pharmacists
Site Made (City)
Cincinnati
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Specific Medicines // Collinsonia // Alcohol 46 percent // Lloyd Brothers Pharmacists, Inc. // Cincinnati, Ohio
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 4.6 cm. x Depth: 4.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Label is very badly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root. Collinsonia canadensis, also known as Canada horsebalm, hardhack, horseweed, richweed, ox-balm, and stone root, is an herb in the mint family. Historically, it has been used for improving circulation and congestion, especially in the bowels and throat.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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Burdock Blood Bitters

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001156
Description
Large rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels each with embossed writing in glass; one flat side where label would have been adhered; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
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Accession Number
996001156
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 -- bitters -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels each with embossed writing in glass; one flat side where label would have been adhered; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased but no additional information available.
Maker
The T. Milburn Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The T. Milburn Co. Ltd. // Burdock // Blood // Bitters // Toronto, Ont.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.4 cm. x Width: 7.2 cm. x Depth: 4.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Nothing apparent
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Mentioned in "The Great American Fraud", p. 21; artifact 996.001.664 indicates product was marketed as a restorative.
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001158
Description
Large rectangular amber glass bottle; one recessed panel with embossed writing in glass; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper
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Accession Number
996001158
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 -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large rectangular amber glass bottle; one recessed panel with embossed writing in glass; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Kingston in Aug. 1993.
Maker
Rawleigh
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
Inscriptions
"Rawleigh's"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.9 cm. x Width: 7.7 cm. x Depth: 4.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Accumulation of surface dirt and deposits on both interior and exterior of bottle.
Copy Type
Original
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Wellcome Tincture of Digitalis

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Dates
1914
circa 1914
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
996001160
Description
Square amber glass bottle; paper labels on two sides of bottle; one label is much longer than the other; cylindrical neck with cork stopper.
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Accession Number
996001160
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square amber glass bottle; paper labels on two sides of bottle; one label is much longer than the other; cylindrical neck with cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994.
Maker
Burroughs, Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Wellcome // Tincture of // Digitalis // British Pharmacopoeia 1914 // Poison // Burroughs, Wellcome & Co. // London (Eng.) // 16 Fl. oz. (455 cc.)"; "Wellcome Chem Works" embossed in glass on bottom of bottle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.2 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 6.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper labels are discoloured and very brittle; appears to be deposits on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001166
Description
Large tinted-green glass bottle; three recessed panels each with embossed writing on glass; one flat side with paper label on it; long cylindrical neck with cork stopper; some contents inside.
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Accession Number
996001166
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large tinted-green glass bottle; three recessed panels each with embossed writing on glass; one flat side with paper label on it; long cylindrical neck with cork stopper; some contents inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct. 1993.
Maker
J.M. Grosvenor M.D.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: green
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
J.M. Grosvenor M.D. // Liveraid // New York // Liveraid // General Directions // shake the
bottle before using // ... //
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.4 cm. x Width: 7.3 cm. x Depth: 4.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
** Bottle leaks **; label discoloured, stained with what appear to be tide marks.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
According to its label, appropriate dosage of this product was reached when the patient moved his bowels twice daily; this meant that it functioned as a cathartic but was sold as a liver or health tonic.
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Whittemore's Sacramento Ague Specific

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001168
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with angled corners; paper label wraps around entire bottle; cylindrical neck has a cork stopper; neck is also wrapped in paper; bottle appears to be still sealed; text on label is written in English and German.
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Accession Number
996001168
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with angled corners; paper label wraps around entire bottle; cylindrical neck has a cork stopper; neck is also wrapped in paper; bottle appears to be still sealed; text on label is written in English and German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct.1993.
Maker
F. W. Whittemore
Site Made (City)
Hudson
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Whittemore's // Sacramento // Ague specific // Directions: // ... //
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.2 cm. x Width: 5.6 cm. x Depth: 4.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper of label is extremely brittle; label around neck has been secured with tape
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001171
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
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Accession Number
996001171
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
W. Wojtasinski Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: brown
metal: gray
Inscriptions
On label: "6 Fl. Oz. // KATRO-LEK // Reg. U. S. Patent Office // Alcohol 20% // Stomachic and tonic Laxa- // tive. This medicine has been // tried out by thousands and // found to be beneficial for gas- // tritis, temporary constipation, // dyspesia due to hyper acid- // ity. Improves the appetite. In- // creases the red blood corp- // uscles. It acts on the bowels // as a laxative tonic. // DIRECTIONS // Tablespoonful half-hour af // ter each meal or two table- // spoonfuls at bed-time, followed // with a glass of water. // CHILDREN - One to three // teaspoonfuls daily. // Price $1.00 // (Same information repeated in Polish) // W. Wojtasinski Drug Co. // Boston // Mass. // U.S.A."; on sides: "Beware of Imitations and be sure You get the Genuine // KATRO-LEK // REG. U. S. PAT. OFFICE // The Famous Stomachic, Laxative and Tonic // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING" (Same information repeated in Polish on other side panel)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.6 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper has become discoloured, brittle in many places and adhesive is coming through and creating raised crusty areas; fading ans stianed paper
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001173
Description
Large cylindrical amber glass bottle; cream paper label adhered to bottle; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; crimped paper around neck of bottle; contents inside bottle.
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Accession Number
996001173
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large cylindrical amber glass bottle; cream paper label adhered to bottle; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; crimped paper around neck of bottle; contents inside bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Anti-Auto-tox Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Anti- // Auto- // tox. // trademark Reg. U.S. // Patent office // Notably efficacious // In // Auto-Intoxication // Insufficient // Liver function and // Constipation // Price 75 cents // Average net contents 16 fl. oz. // The Anti-Auto-tox Co., Inc. // New York City, N.Y.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.4 cm. x Diam. : 7.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Label discoloured, stained and slightly dog-eared; dirt accumulated on exterior of bottle; ** cork is not secure **
Copy Type
Original
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