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Chocolate Coated Tablets Opium, Camphor, Tannin and Lead

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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037088 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
997037088 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- 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 8.5 cm x Depth 6.0 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
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "N 1000 // Chocolate Coated // Tablets // OPIUM, CAMPHOR // TANNIN AND LEAD // Each tablet contains: // Opium 1/2 gr. // Camphor 1/2 gr. // Tannic Acid 2 grs. // Lead Acetate 1 gr. // Capsicum and // Peppermint Oil q.s. // LOT NO. 7540 // W. E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON - ONTARIO"; embossed on bottom: "4 // LL D O // 3067"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Front label is slightly tattered
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1991.17.34
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Accession Number
1991.17.34
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row E
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1977.12.59
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Accession Number
1977.12.59
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004017 a-b
Description
Brown glass molded bottle has metal cap painted white; paper identification label indicates contents are Phenalone, in 5-grain tablets; bottle is 1/4 full
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Accession Number
993004017 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
Brown glass molded bottle has metal cap painted white; paper identification label indicates
contents are Phenalone, in 5-grain tablets; bottle is 1/4 full
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size:
b - cap - Size:
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; black
metal: white
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: PULVETS // PHENALONE // 5 grains // Hartz // Each pulvet represents:
// Acetylsalicylic Acid ... 3 1/2 gr. (210 mg.) // Phenacetin ... 3/4 gr. (45 mg.) //
Acetanilid ... 3/4 gr. (45 mg.) // Adult Dose: Prophylactic - One pulvet twice daily.
Therapeutic -- As recommended by physician // An effective analgesic and antipyretic
formula // THE [underlined] J.F. HARTZ CO. LIMITED // TRADE MARK // Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
// TORONTO, CANADA // MONTREAL / HALIFAX / HAMILTON
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1940.5.6
Description
Long, cylilndrical wooden (bamboo?) pipe with ivory-like ends that have circular holes in middle portion of surface that covers end of pipe; about one-third of the way from one end is a metal portion consisting of "shoulders" that closely fit over the wood surface and the hole in the wood surface, …
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Accession Number
1940.5.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Opium
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics
Description
Long, cylilndrical wooden (bamboo?) pipe with ivory-like ends that have circular holes in middle portion of surface that covers end of pipe; about one-third of the way from one end is a metal portion consisting of "shoulders" that closely fit over the wood surface and the hole in the wood surface, and a short, cylindrical neck with a lipped open mouth (where the opium is burned); wood appears stained.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John Taylor Fotheringham
Material
wood (bamboo?): brown
metal
ivory (?)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-8
Dimension Notes
Length 55.9 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Numerous splits in the wood's outer surface, some appearing deep.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Eugenol U. S. P.

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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Category
Dental
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Dental
Accession Number
019002004
Description
Small rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle of Eugenol U. S. P. with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; three quarters full with liquid; while sealed, there is a slight odor of the scent of cloves; flat side walls with top arch and beveled corners; round shoulders taper to…
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Accession Number
019002004
Category
Dental
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Dental
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Dental Care
Analgesics
Anesthetics, Local
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- container
Toothache
Root Canal Therapy
Pain -- drug therapy
Description
Small rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle of Eugenol U. S. P. with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; three quarters full with liquid; while sealed, there is a slight odor of the scent of cloves; flat side walls with top arch and beveled corners; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck, round neck ring, and cylindrical finish with external thread; mold lines on sides from base to top and around neck and base; circular mold mark and embossed manufacturers information on bottom; rectangular cream paper label with product information wrapped around all sides; cap has slightly rounded top, vertical ridges on exterior sides and internal thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor; in use at Kingston Penitentiary, Kingston, Ontario Canada.
Maker
Anachemia Chemicals LTD.
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Anachemia Chemicals founded in 1955
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “8 ML. // 6505-21-114-6231 // EUGENOL U. S. P. // ANACHEMIA CHEMICALS LTD.”; hand written on label: “TOOTH // ACHE // g h s”; stamped on proper back of label in blue ink: “571124”; embossed on bottom: “D // 1829 // 13”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row B
Length
6.0 cm
Width
2.1 cm
Depth
2.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor yellowing all over label; minor soiling all over label; minor soiling on sides of cap
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Document
Reference Comments
“Eugenol U.S.P.” Darby Dental Supply Company, 2019. Accessed 14 June 2019.
Miller, George L. and Elizabeth A. Jorgensen. “Some Notes on Bottle Mould Numbers from the Dominion Glass Company and its Predecessors.” Park Canada, 1984.
Kingston Penitentiary is a former maximum security prison located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, between King Street West and Lake Ontario. Opened : June 1, 1835; Closed: 2013 Security class : Maximum security Capacity : 564; a national historic site.
Research Facts
Eugenol is an anesthetic and analgesic used to treat tooth pain; commonly used for root canal therapy.
The D in diamond symbol embossed on the bottom indicates the bottle itself was made by Canadian glass manufacturer Dominion Glass Company.
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Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1940.5.5
Description
A long, cylindrical wooden pipe with an ivory-like end with a small circular hole in the middle portion of the surface that covers the end of the cylinder; at the other end the hole has been sealed with a reddish, hard substance; toward this end a thin metal wire has been tightly wound around the p…
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Accession Number
1940.5.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Opium
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics
Description
A long, cylindrical wooden pipe with an ivory-like end with a small circular hole in the middle portion of the surface that covers the end of the cylinder; at the other end the hole has been sealed with a reddish, hard substance; toward this end a thin metal wire has been tightly wound around the pipe to help hold it together; also near to this end is a metal portion that fits over a portion of the pipe with a hole in it; this has been lashed around the pipe with a twine-like material; the metal shoulder has on it a number of designs that repeat themselves over the metal surface; of special note is a Chinese character on the top of the metal shoulder (see accession sheet for sketch).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John Taylor Fotheringham
Site Made (Country)
China
Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Date Remarks
Research provided by expert
Material
wood
metal
ivory (?)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-8
Length
46.3 cm
Diameter
2.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 46.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is split; a long piece seems to be missing
Copy Type
Original
Images
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