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menthol plaster tube

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Dates
1800
1920
circa 1800-1920
Collection
Dr. Donald B. Jennings Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
004006001 a-b
Description
A tin tube used to store menthol plaster consisting of the tube (a) and a removable cap (b).
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Accession Number
004006001 a-b
Collection
Dr. Donald B. Jennings Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
A tin tube used to store menthol plaster consisting of the tube (a) and a removable cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
The tube was left at the Queen's University Department of Physiology by Dr. Donald B. Jennings when he retired.
Maker
Thos. Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1920
circa 1800-1920
Date Remarks
The company that made the tin was prevalent during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Material
tin: yellow; black
Inscriptions
"the // D & L // MENTHOL PLASTER // MOST WONDERFUL PLASTER MADE // PREPARED BY THE // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. (LIMITED.) // MONTREAL, P.Q. // EVERY PLASTER IN A SINGLE AIR TIGHT BOX. // THE THOS. DAVIDSON MFG. CO. LIMITED, MONTREAL, TIN BOXES" printed on the tube
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion and staining; the tin is dented and deformed.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Canadian Advertising Tins"; CD #9
Research Facts
The tube was made by Thos. Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited, and used by Davis & Lawrence Co.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
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Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
box - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Laurentian Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: brown; black
glass
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "NEW PE-RU-NA // TONIC"; "Manufactured for: Consolidated Royal Chemical Corporation"; from attached circular: "Cure for coughs due to colds"; "Gentle stimulator"; "Restores strength and energy"; "Aid to sleep".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row E
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia Elixer

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1980.18.222
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.222
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Lyman, Knox & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: transparent
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Elixir, Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia"; "It has been employed with great success in Dyspepsia, Gastralgia, General Debility of the system, and in all the numerous disorders dependent on want of tone and vigour of the stomach and digestive organs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 19.6 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork broken at top.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Sleepex tablets

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1980.18.318 a-b
Description
A corked glass vial containing 12 tablets; boxed; attached circular.
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Accession Number
1980.18.318 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- depressants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A corked glass vial containing 12 tablets; boxed; attached circular.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
vial - Size: Length 9.0 cm
box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Sleepex
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
cork:
cardboard: orange; black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "Sleepex // REG'D ENRG."; "Bromure de Soude 1-20 gr. // Bromisovaleryluréa 3 gr. // Iode Peptonisé 1-100 gr. // Edifice SLEEPEX Building, Montreal"; "Sleepex, Nervous Sedative"; from attached circular: "A quick inducer to sleep"; "Helps relieve nervous insomnia caused by overwork, worry, nervous dyspepsia"; "Women suffering from excessive pain during menstruation may find in Sleepex a valuable relief."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly worn.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.322 a-b
Description
Rectangular box containing a tin.
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Accession Number
1980.18.322 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Rectangular box containing a tin.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
tin - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
box - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Catarrhozone Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: yellow; black
metal: pink; yellow; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "FERROZONE // A BLOOD BUILDER // NERVE TONIC BRAIN BUILDER // AA50 FOR // ALL DISORDERS OF THE BLOOD, BRAIN AND NER- // VES, ANAEMIA, CHLOROSIS, POOR APPETITE, // INSOMNIA, RHEUMATISM, HEART DISEASE // FEMALE COMPLAINTS, LOSS OF VIGOR, NER- // VOUS PROSTRATION, BRIGHT'S DISEASE // KIDNEY, LIVER AND CATARRHAL TROUBLES // AND ALL WEAKNESS // PRICE 50 CENTS"; from the attached circular: "A tonic for the blood, brain and nerves"; "Ferrozone works through the blood"; "Ferrozone acts upon the entire system, so as to obtain the fullest benefit, its use should be continued until strength has been fully restored."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row C
Condition Remarks
Parts of the enclosed circular are glued to the top of the tin
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From Mr. Dean Charters' thirty-year-old pharmacy collection.
Images
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