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Bishop's Drugs prescription

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Dates
1943
1954
circa 1943-1954
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
006034002 a-b
Description
A pill box made of card board with a lid (a) and a bottom (b) which fits into the lid; the pharmacy's label is glued onto the top of the box.
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Accession Number
006034002 a-b
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A pill box made of card board with a lid (a) and a bottom (b) which fits into the lid; the pharmacy's label is glued onto the top of the box.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Provenance
The pill box is from a local Kingston pharmacy; who was located at 229 Princess St; from 1943-1954.
Maker
Bishop's Drugs Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1954
circa 1943-1954
Date Remarks
This is when Bishop's Drugs was at the address printed on the box.
Material
cardboard : light brown
paper : green, off white, white, blue
Inscriptions
"Bishop's Drugs LTD // 229 PRINCESS ST. // PHONE 24300 KINGSTON" then there is information about who prescribed the medication and the instructions for its use.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row F
Condition Remarks
Green colour on edges is wearing off; all corners of (a) are beginning to wear and split; (b) is like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Kingston City Directories"
Research Facts
Box used to hold the pills of a person's prescription; Bishop's Pharmacy was at the 229 Princess location from 1943-1954 when it became Briscoe's Pharmacy, C.L. Bishop owned the pharmacy at 229 Princess and another at 528 Princess from 1946 to 1954 until he retired in 1954.
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