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surgical bandage

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11295
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles Basil Garner Church Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
000015001
Description
Package of surgical bandage; green Kraft paper package; folded at ends; held together with string tied in a double knot; paper label glued over string in the middle of the package on the front.
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Accession Number
000015001
Collection
Dr. Charles Basil Garner Church Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
Package of surgical bandage; green Kraft paper package; folded at ends; held together with string tied in a double knot; paper label glued over string in the middle of the package on the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charles Basil Garner Church, the donor's father in law; he may have practiced in Perth Ontario; 1930-1980.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919-1930
Date Remarks
Calgary office opened in 1919; package says "nearly a century", company was established in 1830.
Material
paper: green, cream, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "3" / 1 Doz. // STEVENS // SURGICAL BANDAGE // OF SPECIALLY WOVEN COTTON AND CLOTH // WHITE / ESTABLISHED NEARLY A CENTURY [Stevens company logo "S companies" in a winged circle"] / No 882 // THE STEVENS COMPANY // TORONTO WINNIPEG CALGARY VANCOUVER LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-6
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 32.4 cm x Width 11.2 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is a little torn and dirty; the paper is wrinkled and some of the corners are torn; the string is yellowing and dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"The Stevens Company" corporate website [Accessed March 2014]
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: "Potions, Pills and Prescriptions"; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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surgical bandage

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11296
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles Basil Garner Church Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
000015002
Description
Package of surgical bandage; green Kraft paper package; folded at ends; held together with string tied in a double knot; paper label glued over string at the bottom of the package on the front.
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Accession Number
000015002
Collection
Dr. Charles Basil Garner Church Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
Package of surgical bandage; green Kraft paper package; folded at ends; held together with string tied in a double knot; paper label glued over string at the bottom of the package on the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charles Basil Garner Church, the donor's father in law; he may have practiced in Perth Ontario; 1930-1980.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919-1930
Date Remarks
Calgary office opened in 1919; package says "nearly a century", company was established in 1830.
Material
paper: green, cream, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "3" / 1 Doz. // STEVENS // SURGICAL BANDAGE // OF SPECIALLY WOVEN COTTON AND CLOTH // WHITE / ESTABLISHED NEARLY A CENTURY [Stevens company logo "S companies" in a winged circle"] / No 882 // THE STEVENS COMPANY // TORONTO WINNIPEG CALGARY VANCOUVER LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-6
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 33.6 cm x Width 11.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is a little torn and dirty with folded corners; the paper is folded and creased and there are some areas of loss at the corners as well as dust; the string is yellowing and dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Stevens Company" corporate website [Accessed March 2014]; CD #1.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: "Potions, Pills and Prescriptions"; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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prescription bottle of tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14074
Dates
1942
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
009042004 a-h
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle (a) with black plastic screw cap closure (b) with brown and yellow paper label wraps around the bottle; contains six and ¾ brown 0.6 cm diameter Tabloid Brand tablets; instructions for dosage typed on label.
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Accession Number
009042004 a-h
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle (a) with black plastic screw cap closure (b) with brown and yellow paper label wraps around the bottle; contains six and ¾ brown 0.6 cm diameter Tabloid Brand tablets; instructions for dosage typed on label.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a – bottle – Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b – cap – Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c-h – tablets – Size: Length 0.3 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Provenance
Donated by Bonita Erwin, University of Toronto Faculty of Nursing. Owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker, with a general Practice in Sharbot Lake, Ontario; tablets prescribed to Dr. Barker’s wife.
Maker
T. Eaton Drugs Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1942
Date Remarks
Date on label
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: brown, yellow, cream
ink: black
tablets: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "THE T. EATON DRUG CO. LIMITED // TORONTO CANADA // TR. 1213 // NO. 454309 N // FOR Mrs. Barker // DIRECTIONS One tablet once // a day // DATE 30-4-42 DR C // DISP'D BY [illeg.] CH'K'D BY GN // PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS"; manufacturer's marks printed on back label: "To comply with the Food and // Drugs Act, a new prescription // is necessary each time you re- // quire this medicine. // THE T. EATON DRUG CO. LIMITED // TORONTO CANADA"; embossed on tablets: TABLOID // BRAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-AX-X
Condition Remarks
Minor surface dust; 3-panel label is worn around edges and has minor discolouration; back label has some foxing; tablets are excellent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Eaton, Timothy," Dictionary of Canadian Biography. 1994. July 11 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Timothy Eaton (1834 -1907) is known for his success in retail business and in 1906 he created the T. Eaton Drug Company.
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ergot aseptic vial

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14079
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
009042009
Description
Semi-transparent amber glass vial with long narrow tip and cyclindrical base; cream paper label with black and red ink; full of liquid product.
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Accession Number
009042009
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis
Hemorrhage -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- ecbolic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Semi-transparent amber glass vial with long narrow tip and cyclindrical base; cream paper label with black and red ink; full of liquid product.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Bonita Erwin, University of Toronto Faculty of Nursing. Owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker, with a general Practice in Sharbot Lake, Ontario.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Donor information
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1 CC. No. 29 // STERILIZED SOLUTIONS // ERGOT ASEPTIC // 1 CC. equal to 2 Gm. // (30 grs.) Ergot. // Chloretone, 0.005 Gm. (1-12 gr.) // C507719 // Parke, Davis & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 2
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor surface grime; label is slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis," Wikipedia. October 31 2013. July 14 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Parke, Davis & Co. was once America's oldest and largest drug maker; founded in Detroit; Parke, Davis & Co. name adopted in 1871.
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