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Allen Prescription Drug bottle

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Dates
1880
1890
circa 1880 - 1890
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005010
Description
Rectangular transparent clear glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on sides; white residue inside.
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Accession Number
014005010
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular transparent clear glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on sides; white residue inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Allen Prescription Druggist
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1890
circa 1880 - 1890
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: translucent clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on one side: "Allen // OTTAWA // PRESCRIPTION DRUGGIST" on base "414"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row C
Length
8.9
Width
3.4
Depth
2.2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor chips on base of bottle; minor white residue inside bottle
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Medicinal Bottles. Society for Historical Archaeology
The Newsweekly for Pharmacy, Volume 41. Chemist and Druggist
Research Facts
This style of bottle was called the 'Knickerbocker Ovals' and the moulds took lettered plates that allowed for the embossing on the bottles.
Mr. John Roberts was one of the pioneer druggists of Canada and a native of Kinross, Scotland and one of the richest druggists in Canada at the time of his death in 1892. A large part of his estate was left to his nephew Mr. J. Roberts Allan, who was associated with his business.
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A. E. Hanna Prescription Pharmacy

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.5.2
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a gauze hinge.
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Accession Number
1981.5.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a gauze hinge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Peter Kaellgrin, Royal Oontario Museum; box used by Mrs. Walter Bieniewski of Toronto.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Dated 6/1/43 on instructions inside.
Material
cardboard: green; white
fabric
Inscriptions
Printed on the top of the box: "A. E. HANNA // PRESCRIPTION // PHARMACY // 184 BLOOR ST. WEST, TORONTO // MIDWAY 1109 // DIRECTIONS INSIDE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 4.8 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Abbott's Disco No. 1 Tablets [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
Accession Number
996001616
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1 cent stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
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Accession Number
996001616
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1 cent stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green; orange-red
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. C. E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont. // OUR PRESCRIPTION // DEPARTMENT // WISHES to announce that // they are prepared at any time // to fill your prescriptions for // ABBOT'S // DISCO NO. 1 // TABLETS // the new improved compound // for the relief of dysmenorrhea. // Each tablet contains: // Ephedrine Hydrochloride 1/8 gr. // Acetophenetidin 1 1/2 gr. // A. E. HANNA // Prescription Pharmacy // 184 Bloor St. West, // TORONTO, ONTARIO // Phone 1109"; reverse: "CANADA // POST CARD // TORONTO // MAY 19 // 1936 // ONT. // Dr. C.E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; two small tears on front left edge top quadrant; some smudging from postmark and some staining from back (light); back: right bottom corner bent; a blue stain near the top and black stain near the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dysmenorrhea is painful menstruation, typically involving abdominal cramps. Company around from 1929.
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