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Kaskareta Bitters

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001285
Description
Glass (?) bottle containing Kaskareta Bitters, sealed in a cardboard box wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the wrapper lists product information.
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Accession Number
996001285
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 -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- bitters -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass (?) bottle containing Kaskareta Bitters, sealed in a cardboard box wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the wrapper lists product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Frasier, Thornton & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Cookshire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
glass (?):
cardboard: off-white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "KASKARETA // BITTERS // A BLOOD PURIFIER // and DYSPEPSIA REMEDY // A SPRING MEDICINE // for THE BLOOD and for // the LIVER, KIDNEYS and // STOMACH // They Help Remove those // Distressing Feelings, Re-invigorate // and Impart Strength and Vigor // to the System // No. 6189 - Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // Frasier, Thornton & Co., Limited // COOKSHIRE, QUEBEC // CANADA" (front); same information in French on back; "KASKARETA BITTERS // For Dyspepsia, Headache, Constipation, Bad Breath, Kidney Trouble and Loaded Urine, Loss of Appetite, // Monthly Difficulties in Females, Worms in Children Net Contents 6 Fluid Ounces // Dose:" (listed); same information in French on other side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.3 cm. x Width: 7.2 cm. x Depth: 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle and cardboard box are unopened and unused; paper label shows minor staining and has one small tear on the front near the top; all writing is clearly legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used to relieve dyspepsia, headache, constipation, bad breath, kidney trouble and loaded urine, loss of appetite, menstrual cramps and worms in children
Images
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