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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001182
Description
Small rectangular clear glass bottle; paper label on front of bottle which is green, white and blue; long cylindrical neck with cork stopper; partially filled.
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Accession Number
996001182
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- bottle
Description
Small rectangular clear glass bottle; paper label on front of bottle which is green, white and blue; long cylindrical neck with cork stopper; partially filled.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Kemp and Lane Inc.
Site Made (City)
Le Roy
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: green; white; blue
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Shake Well // Before using // Kemp's // Balsam // For Coughs // Sore Throat // due to colds // Directions: // Kemp and Lane Inc. // Le Roy, N.Y.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.2 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Slight wear around edges of label
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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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
996001283 a-c
Description
(a) Rectangular oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw top; the bottle's sides, front and back are rounded outwards; bottle contains EMO syrup; there is a round metal screw on/off lid (b); a printed paper label is attached to the front of the bottle and lists product information; (…
Accession Number
996001283 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Rectangular oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw top; the bottle's sides, front and back are rounded outwards; bottle contains EMO syrup; there is a round metal screw on/off lid (b); a printed paper label is attached to the front of the bottle and lists product information; (c) one-piece printed cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottome to open and close it; box lists product information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - medicine bottle
b - bottle lid
c - cardboard box
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Montreal in Nov. 1993.
Maker
Economic Products
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
metal: black
cardboard: white; red
paper: white; red
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Cardboard box reads, "EMO // SYRUP// EUCALYPTUS // M-HONEY // OXYMEL // DIRECTIONS: // SHAKE THOROUGHLY // This syrup is good especially for bron- // chitis, laryngitis, catarrh, cold, asthma and // at the beginning of whooping cough. // DOSE: Adult, 4 to 5 teaspoons a day. // Children, half-dose. // FOR A REBEL COUGH // Adult: 1 dessert-spoon in 3 parts of // boiling water. Children, half-dose. // Repeat at every pressing need to cough. // No. 20527 - Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // ECONOMIC PRODUCTS // Montreal // Tel. AM.1569 1810a Laurier East" (front); side has same information; back and other side have this same information in French; top reads, "contents 6 oz."; bottom has same information in French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row C
Length
a - 15.7 cm b - 0.9 cm c - 17.2 cm
Width
a - 7.0 cm c - 7.2 cm
Depth
a - 3.1 cm c - 3.7 cm
Diameter
b - 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
(a) Bottle is complete with no chips, cracks or wear; (b) metal lid shows no corrosion (c) cardboard box has two small missing sections; the two side upper flaps have come unattached and are stored in the bottom of the box; the back top flap is ripped and has been repaired with Magic tape; almost all written information (except for missing section) is clearly legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19
Research Facts
Used to relieve bronchitis, laryngitis, catarrh, cold, asthma and the beginning of whooping cough
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medicine bottle

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004028 a-b
Description
Molded glass bottle has glass stopper with disk-shaped finial; the word "ALCOHOL" and its chemical equation are embossed on bottle
Accession Number
993004028 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Alcohol, Ethyl
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Molded glass bottle has glass stopper with disk-shaped finial; the word "ALCOHOL" and its chemical equation are embossed on bottle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter5.3 cm.
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Raised design in bottle sides: "ALCOHOL // C2H5OH"; raised design underneath: "WTCO // J //
U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1
Condition Remarks
shows wear; inside requires brush to scrub sides; #2: white residue inside
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Dr. Beach's vegetable composition

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Dates
1840
1880
1840-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.262.1
Description
A long, narrow glass bottle, greenish tinge with a cork topped by red sealing wax; bottle is moulded, but very crude, with odd holes broken partway through the bottom; nearly full of crude, brown mixture.
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Accession Number
1969.262.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow glass bottle, greenish tinge with a cork topped by red sealing wax; bottle is moulded, but very crude, with odd holes broken partway through the bottom; nearly full of crude, brown mixture.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
C. S. Harris
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1840
1880
1840-1880
Material
glass: greenish
paper: yellow; black
cork: brown
wax: red
Inscriptions
On label: "DR. BEACH'S // Vegetable Composition // Prepared by C. S. HARRIS, Manchester, C.W. (Canada West) // A certain remedy for colds, coughs, sore throat, &c. Also, a preventative to the Chill Fever, Ague, and Summer complaints. // DIRECTIONS — For an adult, half a tea-spoonful of the powder, the same of sugar, put into a tea-cup, fill it half-full of boiling water; for a child, half the quantity; stir it well, when settled take as warm as possible three times a day before meals."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Red wax is brittle and breaking off; cork does not seal well
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dr. Stafford's vegetable composition

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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.263.1
Description
Corked bottle with blue tint in glass and blue label; squared corners, narrow neck, pontil mark; filled with brown, powdery substance.
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Accession Number
1969.263.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- bottle
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Corked bottle with blue tint in glass and blue label; squared corners, narrow neck, pontil mark; filled with brown, powdery substance.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
C. S. Harris
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Material
glass: bluish
paper: blue
Inscriptions
On label: "DR. STAFFORD'S // VEGETABLE // COMPOSITION // DIRECTIONS. // For an adult - half a teaspoonful of the powder, and one teaspoonful of sugar, put into a teacup; fill the cup two-thirds full of boiling water, stir it well and let it settle, take as warm as possible, do not drink the settlings or sediment; take it four times a day, before each meal and jjust before going to bed at night. In a severe case it may be taken every two hours. // PREPARED BY // C. S. HARRIS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label torn at top and bottom; stained at back; #2: label stained; pl. corner is peeling away slightly; text is faded at edges; pr. corner has small fold; bottle is dusty inside from contents; neck of bottle, interior, glass has cracks; wax in stopper is slightly chipped, bubbled, and cracked and there are some losses.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dr. Stafford's vegetable composition

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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.266.1
Description
A clear, greenish glass bottle wrapped in a dirty white paper label.
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Accession Number
1969.266.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- bottle
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A clear, greenish glass bottle wrapped in a dirty white paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
C. S. Harris
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Material
glass: greenish
paper: dirty white; black
Inscriptions
On label: "DR. STAFFORD'S // VEGETABLE // COMPOSITION // DIRECTIONS. // This is a prompt and most efficacious remedy for COLDS, COUGHS, HOARSENESS, summer complaints, Asthma, Bronchitis, Incipient Consumption, &c. // No family in our changeable climate should be without this efficient remedy. // Directions on the inside. Price fifty cents. Prepared by C. S. HARRIS And sold by respectable Druggists and country Merchants throughout the United States and Canada."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Slightly dirty; wrapper torn at top; completely full
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Allenburys Throat Pastilles No. 45

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1972.12.4
Description
Tin container, empty, with rounded corners, bottom painted yellow, hinged lid with yellow paper sticker in centre.
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Accession Number
1972.12.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Tin container, empty, with rounded corners, bottom painted yellow, hinged lid with yellow paper sticker in centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John W. Scott of Toronto.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: yellow; blue; yellow; black
Inscriptions
Label has: "The "Allenburys" Throat Pastilles // No. 45 Menthol and Rhatany // menthol gr. 1/20, Ext. Rhatany gr. 2 // A pastille may be taken every three or four hours // if required. // Printed in England // Manufactured by Allen & Hanburys, Ltd. // London"; "TRADE A.D. 1715 MARK [with logo above]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Width 6.25 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Dirty; all lettering legible.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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