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Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001383 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 1/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001383 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 1/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream; brown; orange; black
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 S.G.C. No. 227 [printed] // 7 50 [handwritten] // ANATOLA // OLEOVITAMIN A // CAPSULES U.S.P. // 50,000 I.U. // NOTE: For Therapeutic Use // Only. // Anatola – Reg. T.M. // Stock 7-227-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L [encircle] R 204 B – HB [stamped]"; right side: "For the treatment of Vitamin A deficiencies. // ADULT DOSE – 1 capsule daily, or as directed // by the physician. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed In a Cool, Dry // Place. [printed]"; left side: right side repeated in French; bottom: "3 // 75 1 [embossed]"; (b) "P D [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 10.2 cm
Width
a - 4.4 cm
Depth
a - 3.2 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing; some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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ascorbic acid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4007
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001212 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal threaded cap (b); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is full of round tablets; neck is stuffed with cotton.
Accession Number
000001212 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis 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= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal threaded cap (b); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is full of round tablets; neck is stuffed with cotton.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; cream
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 C.T. No. 783 // ASCORBIC // ACID // VITAMIN C // COMPRESSED // TABLETS // 10 MG. // STOCK No. 25-783-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // L C 181 C"; right side: "DOSE – As directed by the // physician"; left side: "MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & Co."; bottom: "A 2 // 9 // 4105C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row D
Length
a - 7.5 cm
Width
a - 3.6 cm
Depth
a - 2.4 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed, abraded and dirty; ink fading; cap corroding around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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atropine sulphate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4313
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001487 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001487 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Atropine -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; orange
metal: red; white
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 H. T. No. 32 // ATROPINE // SULPHATE // Hypodermic Tablets // 1/150 GRAIN // (0.4 MG.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO L U 141 J"; right side: "USUAL ADULT DOSE – // 1/150 gr. (0.4 mg.), // subcutaneously; may be // given three times daily. //Stock 27-32-4"; left side: "CAUTION – To be used // only on the advice of a // physician. // POISON // 7.3 // D // 11"; (b) "P D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row F
Length
a - 4.4 cm
Width
a - 2.2 cm
Depth
a - 1.9 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label dirty, yellowing, peeling on right side; some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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bayberry bark box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3661
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001112
Description
Cardboard box wrapped in plastic and sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; covered on top, front and back by a paper label; there is a round, white sticker on the plastic on the front.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001112
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped in plastic and sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; covered on top, front and back by a paper label; there is a round, white sticker on the plastic on the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: light brown
plastic: clear
paper: cream; black; red; white
Inscriptions
Top: "BAYBERRY BARK // Myrica cerifera Lin. // No. 22 // C144173 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CANADA"; front: "SYNONYMS - Candle-berry, Wax-myr- // tle, Eng.; Arbre á suif, Fr.; Wachs // baum, Wachsgagel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The bark. // FAMILY - Myricaceæ. // HABITAT - United States. // G [handwritten]"; back: "PROPERTIES - Astringent and // antispasmodic. Used in bowel com- // plaints, as an injection in leucorrhea, // as a gargle in sore mouth and throat, // etc. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."; right side: "10 [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Label and cardboard yellowed; spot (5 mm x 2 mm) of white accretion on back; plastic still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Images
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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001123
Description
Cardboard box wrapped in plastic and sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; box is covered on top, front and back by a paper label; round white sticker on left side.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001123
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped in plastic and sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; box is covered on top, front and back by a paper label; round white sticker on left side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: blue
plastic: clear
paper: cream; black; red; white; blue
Inscriptions
Top: "269750 [stamped] // BEECH-DROP // (Epiphegus virginiana, Bart.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. [written in cursive script] //MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A."; front: "SYNONYMS - Cancer-root; Orobanche // de Virginie, Fr.; Krebswurz, Sommer- // wurz, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The plant. // NATURAL ORDER - Orobanchaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES -Astringent; used // with benefit in hemorrhages of the // bowels and uterus, and in diarrhœa. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 c.c.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."; bottom: "2.7 [handwritten]"; left side: "B 69.6 47 [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and cardboard slightly yellowed; right side somewhat dented; plastic is still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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bittersweet twigs box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3664
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001115
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001115
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: purple
plastic: clear
paper: cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "HO [illeg.] [handwritten] // BITTERSWEET // TWIGS // Solanum Dulcamara Lin. // No. 35 // C115335 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - Woody nightshade, Eng.; // Douce-amere, Fr.; Bittersüss-Sten- // gel, Alpranke; Heischkraut, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The twigs. // FAMILY - Solanaceæ. // HABITAT - North temperate zone."; back: "PROPERTIES - Said to be useful in // chronic rheumatism, chronic catarrh // and in some of the scaly skin diseases. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and cardboard yellowed; plastic still sealed; some plant material has escaped box and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Images
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blackberry root box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3673
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001126
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001126
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: brown
plastic: clear
paper: beige; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "BLACKBERRY // ROOT // RUBUS VILLOSUS Ait. // No. 39 // C138442 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - High Blackberry. // PART EMPLOYED - The root. // FAMILY - Rosaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "[illeg.] // tonic. Used in diarrhea, dysentery and // in all relaxed conditions of the bowels // of children; also as an astringent // gargle or lotion. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 mils) of // an infusion, one ounce to the pint."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.8 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and cardboard yellowed and dirty; water marks on top and back; brown stain on front; label is crumpled on front top and back top edges; plastic still sealed; some plant material has escaped from box and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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black walnut box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3672
Dates
1894
circa 1894
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001125
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001125
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1894
circa 1894
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: purple
plastic: clear
paper: brown; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "BLACK WALNUT // BARK // C 36098 [stamped] // (Juglans nigra Lin.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A. // PRESSED A [illeg.] WALKERVILLE [stamped over last 3 lines] // #45 [handwritten]"; front: "SYNONYMS - English or European Wal- // nut. // PART EMPLOYED - The bark. // NATURAL ORDER - Juglandaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Alterative. A favorite // popular remedy in scrofulous conditions // of the system, characterized by the pres- // ence of chronic ulcers and other evi- // dences of low vitality of the blood. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Label and cardboard yellowed and discoloured; label crumpled along top front edge; label torn on right front; dark stains on front; plastic still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001081
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle with round neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; paper label on front and on cork; bottle contains circular tablets; paper label has been affixed to bottom
  2 images  
Accession Number
000001081
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle with round neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; paper label on front and on cork; bottle contains circular tablets; paper label has been affixed to bottom
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
glass: amber
paper: blue; beige-brown; black; red; white
Inscriptions
Top: "500 // TABLET // TRITURATES // No. 717 // BLANK TABLETS // PINK // (NOT MEDICATED) // C478554 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CANADA."; top: "P D [monogramme] [surrounded by] WALKERVILLE, ONT CANADA [illeg.]"; bottom: "J W [handwritten] // P D & CO [molded in glass]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels are yellowed and discoloured; one-third of the label on top is missing; cork is broken on one side; brown accretion on back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 2 page 1
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001072
Description
Paper packet wrapped in plastic that contains dried plant material (blue vervain?) and is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
  2 images  
Accession Number
000001072
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Paper packet wrapped in plastic that contains dried plant material (blue vervain?) and is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; beige; black
Inscriptions
Top: "BLUE VERVAIN // HERB // (Verbena hastata, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. [cursive] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; front: "SYNONYMS - American Blue Ver- // vain; Vervain americane, Fr.; Spiess- // formiger Eisenhart, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The herb. // NATURAL ORDER - Verbenaceae. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Expectorant and su // dorific. In large doses emetic. Benefi- // cial in colds, and in suppressed men- // struation. // Dose, a wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an ounce to the pint hot infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 4.9 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper yellowed and very fragile; torn in many places; water spots on front; plastic has come unsealed on left side; some plant material has escaped packet and is escaping plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000;
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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blue vervain root

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3631
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001036
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic; paper label covers top, front and back of box.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001036
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic; paper label covers top, front and back of box.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
cardboard: purple
plastic: clear
paper: beige; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "BLUE VERVAIN // ROOT // Verbena hastata Lin. // C103943 // No. 55 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. //WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - American Blue Vervain, // Vervain, Wild Hyssop, Simplers-Joy. // PART EMPLOYED - The root. FAMILY -- Verbenaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Tonic, expectorant // and diaphoretic. The hot infusion is // employed to promote perspiration in // colds and to promote the menstrual // flow when obstruction has occured // from similar cause. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper are somewhat yellowed; label torn at front and back.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
Hyssop is a fabulous addition to any cough syrup. It's natural abilities to cool and moisten, makes it great for dry unproductive coughs. It's also a great herb to help relieve pain from sore throats as well.
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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Boric Acid ointment tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4021
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box
b - tube
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: brown; beige
plastic: black
paper: white; red
metal: silver
wax: translucent white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID OINTMENT, 10% // This ointment is prepared with special care and fully meets the original // requirements of the B.P., 1932. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "AN ANTISEPTIC, EMOLLIENT, SOOTHING // AND HEALING OINTMENT."; right side: "BORIC ACID // MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & Co // OINTMENT 10% // 5 [illeg.]"; back: front repeated in French; top: bottom repeated in French; left side: right side repeated in French; (b) "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID // OINTMENT // 10% // This ointment is pre- // pared with special care // and fully meets the or- // iginal requirements of // the B.P. // L C 163 J // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard yellowed; two pen marks on box back; paper label slightly yellowed; some wax has flaked off bottom seal at back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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capsule display container

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001420
Description
A clear plastic container in the shape of a capsule standing on its end on a round, flat, base; container appears to open at the base, though there is also a seam on-third the way up; neither seam can be opened now; container is full of different-coloured empty capsules.
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Accession Number
000001420
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Capsules -- advertisements
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Commerce -- instrumentation
Drug Industry -- instrumentation
Description
A clear plastic container in the shape of a capsule standing on its end on a round, flat, base; container appears to open at the base, though there is also a seam on-third the way up; neither seam can be opened now; container is full of different-coloured empty capsules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis (?).
Material
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 22.8 cm x Diam. 12.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some scratches in plastic, otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.421; CD #2
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capsule display container

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001421
Description
A clear plastic container in the shape of a capsule standing on its end on a round, flat, base; container appears to open at the base, though there is also a seam on-third the way up from the base; neither seam can be opened now; container is full of different-coloured empty capsules.
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Accession Number
000001421
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Capsules -- advertisements
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Commerce -- instrumentation
Drug Industry -- instrumentation
Description
A clear plastic container in the shape of a capsule standing on its end on a round, flat, base; container appears to open at the base, though there is also a seam on-third the way up from the base; neither seam can be opened now; container is full of different-coloured empty capsules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis (?).
Material
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 22.8 cm x Diam. 12.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some scratches in plastic; a streak of whitish accretion on the base
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.420; CD #2
Images
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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001070
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top
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Accession Number
000001070
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // CATNEP // (Nepeta cataria.)"; front: "UGM - 16 [handwritten] // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // 25¢ oz. [handwritten] // CATNEP // (Nepeta cataria.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS."; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "PD & CO [ logo, white letters interlaced on a dark circle]"; left side: "PD & CO [logo, as above]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.4 cm x Depth 13.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion at base on bottom where paint is scratched, and inside; lid is cracked at front left corner; brown spots on front.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000;
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Chloromycetin ® dosage indicator

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001195 a-b
Description
Dosage indicator (a) is in the shape of a capsule; left half spins inside the right; right half has two windows and on the left half are printed numbers that appear in the windows as it spins; halves do not come apart; indicator comes in a cardboard box.
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Accession Number
000001195 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Administration Schedule -- instrumentation
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics
Description
Dosage indicator (a) is in the shape of a capsule; left half spins inside the right; right half has two windows and on the left half are printed numbers that appear in the windows as it spins; halves do not come apart; indicator comes in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box
b - indicator
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Material
paper: white
plastic: white; black; grey
ink: red
Inscriptions
(a) "PARKE-DAVIS" repeated on top, bottom, front and back; (b) right half: "The white capsule // with gray band is a // Parke-Davis trademark // 50 mg. per Kg. per day = // 250 mg. Kapseal ® // per each 10 lbs. of // body weight per day, // in divided doses // lbs. kaps. every six hours // (approx.)"; left half: "CHLOROMYCETIN ® // (Chloramphenicol, Parke-Davis) // 40 1 // 50 2 // 60 2 // 70 2 // 80 2 // 90 2 // 100 3 // 110 3 // 120 3 // 130 3 // 140 4 // 150 4 // 160 4 // 170 4 // 180 5 // 190 5 // 200 5 // 210 5 // 220 6 // 230 6 // 240 6 // 250 6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
b - indicator - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is lightly dented in two places on edges; indicator is scratched; ink is fading in some places
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1926
circa 1926
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001301 a-d
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork; a thin sheet of tan glassaline paper covers the cork and is glued to the bottle lip; bottle is wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (c) and is inside a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (d).
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Accession Number
000001301 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Surgery
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Disinfection
Poisons
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork; a thin sheet of tan glassaline paper covers the cork and is glued to the bottle lip; bottle is wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (c) and is inside a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (d).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - cardboard sheet
d - leaflet (unfolded)
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1926
circa 1926
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; brown
ink: black; red; cream
glass: brown
cork: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "4 FLUID OUNCES // CRESYLONE // Inert Ingredient (Water) 25% // POISON // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY // Carbolic Acid Coefficient, 3 to 3.5 // AN EFFICIENT DISINFECTANT // ANTISEPTIC AND GERMICIDE // DIRECTIONS // For the treatment of wounds // a 1% solution (1 1/4 teaspoonfuls // to a pint of water) or a 2% solu- // tion (2 1/2 teaspoonfuls to 1 pint // of water) should be utilized. // Soft water should be used for // diluting Cresylone. // CAUTION. – A solution containing // more than 2% is liable to prove // irritating. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; right side: "CRESYLONE // is intended for use as // a surgical disinfectant // and germicide, being // twice as powerful as carbolic acid and much // more soluble. // For cleansing wounds // a 1% solution is advised // as this dilution is very // germicidal and will not // harm the skin or // tissues. // For general disinfect- // ing purposes a 2% solu- // tion is recommended. // Its convenience, safe- // ty, permanence and ac- // tivity combine to make // it a most satisfactory // product for both surgi- // cal and household use."; back: front repeated in French; left side: right side repeated in French; bottom: "Printed by Parke, Davis & Co. // Detroit, Mich."; (b) front: "4 FLUID OUNCES // CRESYLONE // INERT INGREDIENT (WATER), 25% // POISON // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY // Carbolic Acid Coefficient, 3 to 3.5 // AN EFFICIENT DISINFECTANT, ANTISEPTIC // AND GERMICIDE. // DIRECTIONS FOR USE – Cresylone isdesigned // for surgical use, and as a general disinfectant // by dilution with water in a 2% solution. For the // treatment of wounds a 1% solution (1 1/4 teaspoon- // fuls to 1 pint of water) or a 2% solution (2 1/2 tea- // spoonfuls to 1 pint of water) should be used. // Soft water should be used for diluting Cresy- // lone [printed] // C646372 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA"; left side: CAUTION: A solution containing more than 2% Cresylone is likely to prove irritating."; back: front repeated in French, except lot number; right side: left side repeated in French; top: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; (c) "To the Medical Profession // Cresylone // [text follows with product information // 2 // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // [above text repeated in French] // 158160"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row D
Condition Remarks
Box is dirty, scuffed; label on bottle is yellowing, tattered somewhat on bottom; paper around cork torn; leaflet and cardboard sheet yellowing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Crysto-Vibex ampoules

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Dates
1938
circa 1938
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001215 a-j
Description
(a) Cardboard box in which is (b) another cardboard box in which are (c) a one-page leaflet containing product information, (d) a dull metal blade for scratching glass ampoules and (e-j) six cardboard boxes, sealed, presumably containing ampoules; outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker an…
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Accession Number
000001215 a-j
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
(a) Cardboard box in which is (b) another cardboard box in which are (c) a one-page leaflet containing product information, (d) a dull metal blade for scratching glass ampoules and (e-j) six cardboard boxes, sealed, presumably containing ampoules; outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker and a square white sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - outer box
b - inner box
c - leaflet
d - blade
e-j - ampoule box
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1938
circa 1938
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: beige; red; white
paper: beige; white; black; orange; blue
metal:silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "X27 12.0 // 1/2 Doz. 1 cc. Size No. 180 // GLASEPTIC AMPOULES // CRYSTO-VIBEX // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. // Each 1 cc. contains // 1 MGM. VITAMIN B1 ["1" subscripted] // CRYSTALLINE // (THIAMIN CHLORIDE) // equivalent to not less than // 300 INTERNATIONAL UNITS // (about 600 Sherman units) // in normal salt solution. // Contains Chloretone // (Chloroform derivative) 0.5% // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "Use enclosed marker to scratch the ampoule // at the constriction. Break by gentle pressure. // SCRATCH HERE // Printed by // Parke, Davis & Co. // Detroit, Mich."; back: "Crysto-Vibex // is indicated in // cases of Vitamin // B1 deficiency. // AVERAGE DOSE – 1 CC."; left side: "This solution presents the pure // crystalline Vitamin B1, free from pro- // teids, lipoids, and sugars. Standard- // ized for chemical purity and by // biological methods"; top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // LABORATORIES: // DETROIT, U.S.A. // WALKERVILLE, CANADA // LONDON, ENGLAND // SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA // C729827"; bottom: "CRYSTO-VIBEX // 1 MGM. CRYSTALLINE // VITAM [illeg.] // [illeg.] DE // [illeg.] MPOULES No. 180 // P 1H9"; (c) "To the Medical Profession // CRYSTO-VIBEX // AMPOULES // CRYSTALLINE VITAMIN B1 // (Thiamin Chloride) // Parke-Davis Crysto-Vibex Ampoules contain pure, crystal- // line Vitamin B1 in normal salt solution. // Clinical Indications // [text follows] // Dosage // [text follows] // Package Information // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & Co. & COMPANY // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // WL Rev. 9-37 – 599 // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Walkerville, Ont."; (e-j) top: "1 CC. Size GLASEPTIC AMPOULE NO. 180 // CRYSTO-VIBEX // 1 Mgm. Vitamin B1 Crystalline (THIAMIN CHLORIDE)"; front: "1 MILLIGRAM // 300 INTERNATIONAL UNITS"; bottom: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit, Mich."; back: "Contains Choretone (Chloroform // derivative) 0.5%"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - outer box - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - inner box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
c - leaflet - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 10.0 cm
d - blade - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm
e-j - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Outer and inner boxes yellowed; outer box dirty; leaflet very yellowed, text fading; blade corroded; ampoule boxes slightly yellowed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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dandelion root box

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Dates
1897
circa 1897
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001043
Description
A cardboard box containing dried plant material (dandelion root?) wrapped in plastic that has been sealed with transparent tape; box is covered on top, front and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001043
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A cardboard box containing dried plant material (dandelion root?) wrapped in plastic that has been sealed with transparent tape; box is covered on top, front and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1897
circa 1897
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: purple
plastic: clear
paper: yellow-brown; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "DANDELION // ROOT // TARAXACUM OFFICINALE Weber // No. 97 C8961 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA."; overwritten by hand with: "E // 10"; front: "SYNONYMS - TARAXACUM DENS // LEONIS Desf.; Dent-de-lion, Pissen- // lit, Fr.; Löwenzahn, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The root. // NATURAL ORDER - Compositæ. // HABITAT - Northern hemisphere."; back: "PROPERTIES - [illeg.] // tive, diuretic and slightly laxative. Of // value in dyspepsia and in the treat- // ment of skin eruptions associated // with liver derangements. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 5.9 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper are somewhat yellowed; white stain on top (paint?); label is crumpled and torn on front and back edges; plastic is torn on bottom; some plant material has escaped box and is escaping the plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 2; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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empty gelatin capsules

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001317 a-b
Description
Gelatin capsules box is in two parts: an outer sleeve (a) into which fits a cardboard tray (b); box contains 21 empty capsules.
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Accession Number
000001317 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Capsules
Product Packaging
Description
Gelatin capsules box is in two parts: an outer sleeve (a) into which fits a cardboard tray (b); box contains 21 empty capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - sleeve - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b - tray - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "100 No. 3 // EMPTY GELATIN CAPSULES // UNSURPASSED IN SOLUBILITY, FIT AND UNIFORMITY [printed] // 65¢ C [handwritten] // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE // STOCK NO. 5-28-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; front: "100 No. 00 // TENIR DANS UN ENDROIT SEC ET FRAIS nO. 3 // CAPSULES DE GELATINE VIDES // SOLUBILITÉ, ADJUSTEMENT ET UNIFORMITÉ INSURPASSABLES // PARKE, DAVIS & CIE., LTÉE. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "CAPACITY OF EMPTY GELATIN CAPSULES // THIS VARIES ACCORDING TO THE DEGREE OF PRESSURE USED IN FILLING // Size 000 00 0 1 2 3 4 5 // QUININE SULPHATE GRAINS 10 6 5 3½ 3 2 1½ 1 // SODIUM BICARBONATE " 22 15 11 8 6 5 4 2 // ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID " 16 10 8 5 4 3 2½ 1½ // BISMUTH SUBNITRATE " 28 20 14 10 8 6 4 2 // GLANDULAR SUBSTANCE " 10 8 6 5 3 2 1½ 1"; bottom: back repeated in French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box dented slightly, somewhat dirty; otherwise no apparent problems.
Copy Type
Original
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