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Hinds Honey and Almond Cream

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910 - 1920
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005026
Description
Rectangular transparent clear glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on sides and base.
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Accession Number
014005026
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular transparent clear glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on sides and base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
A. S. Hinds Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910 - 1920
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on one side: "HINDS // HONEY // AND // ALMOND // CREAM // A. S. // HINDES CO // (CANADA) // LIMITED // TORONTO // IMPROVES THE // COMPLEXION // PROTECTS // THE // SKIN" on base: "4" and diamond makers mark with "D" inside
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row D
Length
6.7
Width
2.8
Depth
1.7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor crack on back by bottom of neck
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
A. S. Hinds. Cosmetics and Skin
Research Facts
Aurelius Stone Hinds was born in Livermore, Androscoggin but was educated in Dixfield, Maine. In 1862, aged 18, he moved to Portland, Maine to work as a clerk for H. H. Hay & Co. In 1870, Aurelius went into business for himself after buying a drug store under Preble House on Congress Street, and it was there that he developed the product that would become Hinds’ Honey and Almond Cream.
It is particularly recommended for rough, hard or irritated skin, chapped hands, face and lips, pimples, scaly eruptions, wrinkles, sunburn, chilblains, burns, scalds, wounds, chafing, ivy poison, stings and bites of insects, inflamed and irritated piles, salt rheum, eczema, and all conditions of the Skin of like character. Gentlemen after shaving will find it a Superior Lotion for the Face to allay Irritation and prevent soreness.
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bitter root box

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.86 a-b
Description
A cardboard box containing a packet tied with a string; contents are bitter root herbs.
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Accession Number
1980.18.86 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Description
A cardboard box containing a packet tied with a string; contents are bitter root herbs.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
box - Size: Length 23.4 cm x Width 10.1 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
packet
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
American Drugs
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: brown
paper: brown; light brown; black
herbs: brown
fabric: off-white
Inscriptions
On label on packet: "BITTER ROOT"; "AMERICAN DRUGS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row G
Copy Type
Original
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yellow parilla root

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.87
Description
A packet tied with a string and wrapped in plastic; contents are parilla root herbs.
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Accession Number
1980.18.87
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Description
A packet tied with a string and wrapped in plastic; contents are parilla root herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
American Drugs
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
paper: light brown; dark brown
plastic: clear
herbs: brown
fabric: off-white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Yellow Parilla Root"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label torn in half; package in poor condition; NOTE: handle with care.
Copy Type
Original
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