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Euthymol Tooth Paste

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Dates
1956
circa 1956
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001430 a-b
Description
A foil tube (a) with a threaded plastic cap (b)
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Accession Number
000001430 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Toothpaste
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
A foil tube (a) with a threaded plastic cap (b)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Date Remarks
Reference to Brockville on tube; plant there opened in 1956
Material
metal: grey; white; red; green
plastic: red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "THE // SCIENTIFIC // DENTIFRICE // Euthymol // TOOTH PASTE // A // PARKE-DAVIS PRODUCT"; back: "[illeg.] // teeth, together with // selected essential // oils which provide // the penetrating // qualities of a liquid // dentifrice and leave // the mouth refreshed // and wholesome. // Every ingredient is // tested for purity and // quality. // Net weight 2 oz. // MADE IN ENGLAND // PARKE, DAVIS // & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE // ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Condition Remarks
Tube deeply dented all over; ink is worn off in numerous places; tube badly corroded on top; dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection, Jack Willson, Part 5, page 1
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glass gauze packing container

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Dates
1872
circa 1872
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
997037542
Description
(a) A glass packing container for gauze; container resembles a test tube but has a flat bottom; the container is stoppered with a cork that is stuck in; (b) a paper label from the container has become unfixed; a small piece remains attached, but for the most part it is detached; the container is em…
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Accession Number
997037542
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
(a) A glass packing container for gauze; container resembles a test tube but has a flat bottom; the container is stoppered with a cork that is stuck in; (b) a paper label from the container has become unfixed; a small piece remains attached, but for the most part it is detached; the container is empty.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - packing container - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
b - label - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 4.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Ingram & Bell Ltd. (Canada)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: off-white; blue
Inscriptions
Printed on label in blue inside a rectangular box: "SELVEDGE EDGE // ABSORBENT PACKING GAUZE // 10 1 / yards long inch wide // [long line] // Prepared in England for // Ingram & Bell Ltd., // TORO [illeg.], MONTREAL, // [illeg.] N [illeg.} G, CALGARY // [illeg.] VANCOUVER."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Condition Remarks
(a) The cork stopper is unremovable; (b) label on container is torn on bottom half, causing some words to be illegible or missing; beneath the bottom of the label it appears as though a second label may have been adhered at some point because there is paper residue on the surface of the glass; there is also a large stain on the bottom half of the label; the glue has deteriorated such that the label is detached and glue residue can be seen on the glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
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hypodermic case; hypodermic needle case

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Dates
1944
circa 1944
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
997037015 a-b
Description
Hypodermic case (a) is a thin, rectangular-shaped case that is made from fairly heavy gauge steel that is smooth; the case is hinged across the length of the back and the front has a depression clip closing mechanism; on either side of the front clip, there are small cutaways to accomodate fingerna…
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Accession Number
997037015 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- accessories
Description
Hypodermic case (a) is a thin, rectangular-shaped case that is made from fairly heavy gauge steel that is smooth; the case is hinged across the length of the back and the front has a depression clip closing mechanism; on either side of the front clip, there are small cutaways to accomodate fingernails for opening the case; the left cutaway is in the top portion and the right cutaway is in the bottom; protruding from the bottom edge, there is a recessed skirting over which the top closes to seal the case; the holder insert (b) is a rectangular metal holder with an open top and sides formed out of steel that has been bent upwards 90 deg.; the steel is a lighter gauge than the case and is also smooth; the right edge side has additional length of steel that is folded over to hold the hypodermic needles in place; the left side edge is shorter than the others to allow for the extraction of an individual needle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 7.1 cm
b - holder insert - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. C.H. Bird (1872-1944) of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome and Company
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1944
circa 1944
Date Remarks
Owned by C.H. Bird before his death in 1944
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The bottom of the case is marked "C.H. BIRD, M.D."; the front of the case is stamped, "MADE IN ENGLAND"; the top of the case is marked "TRADEMARK TABLOID BRAND // HYPODERMIC CASE // No. 29 // [unicorn emblem] // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & Co ["o" superscripted] // LONDON (ENG) NEW YORK MONTREAL // SYDNEY MILAN CAPETOWN // BOMBAY SHANGHAI BUENOS AIRES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
The case shows signs of wear and minor evidence of inactive corrosion; the exterior surfaces exhibit signs of pitting
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
For holding hypodermic needles
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strophanthin ampoule

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037470
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; a paper label is sealed on the body.
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Accession Number
997037470
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Heart Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; a paper label is sealed on the body.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
glass: clear
paper: light green; black
Inscriptions
Paper label reads, "POISON // TRADE MARK // 'HYPOLOID' // BRAND // No. 536 // Strophanthin // 0.00065 gm. (approx. // gr. 1/100) in 1 c.c. // No. 536 // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO. // London (Eng.) // MADE IN ENGLAND // 15312"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Diameter 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No chipping or spotting
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
http://www.wrf.org/alternative-therapies/g-strophantin-heart-disease.php
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S053151310200729X
https://www.drugbank.ca/categories/DBCAT000821
Research Facts
It treats congestive heart failure, heart rhythm problems, shock treatment, low blood pressure (hypotension) and acts as a central nervous system stimulant. It is a cardiac glycoside, meaning it can increase cardiac contraction force without affecting other heart factors too much. It is not effective in treating heart attacks due to the deleterious effects of the drug Also known as ouabain, it is extremly toxic; used to be used as a poison on the tips of arrows of African hunters and warriors. It is injected, with a dose being 0.00065 grams.
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