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Humphreys' Homeopathic Specific No. 18 for ophthalmy pellets

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.158 a-b
Description
A corked vial of homeopathic remedy wrapped in a paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.158 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- eye solutions -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A corked vial of homeopathic remedy wrapped in a paper label.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
vial - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
cork (?)
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Humphreys' Specific Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
paper: beige; dark blue; pink
glass: clear
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "HUMPHREYS' // HOMEOPATHIC SPECIFIC NO. 18 // 25 cts // OPHTHALMY & WEAK SIGHT // F. Humphreys M.D. [cursive] // SPECIFIC // HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Condition Remarks
Package torn at top revealing the cork stopper.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Mary T. Goldman's Gray Hair Color Restorer

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.188
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
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Accession Number
1980.18.188
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Hair Preparations
Hair Dyes
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Mary T. Goldman Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Paul
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: yellow; black
glass: amber
cork
Paper
Inscriptions
Embossed on back of bottle: "Mary T. Goldman, St. Paul, Minn."; printed on box: "Gray Hair // MARY T. GOLDMAN'S // Gray Hair Color Restorer // A COLORIFIC PREPARATION // NO. 3 // Price $1.80 Per Bottle // EXPRESS PREPAID // PREPARED ONLY BY // MARY T. GOLDMAN CO. // ST. PAUL, MINN. // KEEP BOTTLE IN BOX"; from circular: "Restoration of hair to its natural shade"; "It's a scientific hair color restorer."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.1 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle has a "chipped" label; box is frayed and torn at one end.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dr. Cowan's Herbal Ointment

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.252
Description
A round tin full of a salve.
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Accession Number
1980.18.252
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A round tin full of a salve.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Griffiths & Macpherson Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: green; black
Inscriptions
Printed on the lid: "NATURES REMEDY // DR. COWAN'S // HERBAL OINTMENT // "FOR THE HEALING // OF THE NATION." // THE GRIFFITHS & MACPHERSON // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // TORONTO, CANADA // PRICE 50 // CTS"; directions engraved on bottom of tin.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row D
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Tincture Cadomene

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.306
Description
Glass bottle with cylindrical body, rounded shoulders, medium-wide neck, and a thick lip; corked and with a paper label; 3/4 full of liquid contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.306
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Aphrodisiacs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass bottle with cylindrical body, rounded shoulders, medium-wide neck, and a thick lip; corked and with a paper label; 3/4 full of liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellow; brown
organic matter: dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed on the label: "TINCTURE CADOMENE // TRADE (LESSLIE) MARK // CONCENTRATED COMPOUND // Powerful Aphrodisiac, Tonic . . . // CONTROLLED AND DISTRIBUTED BY // THE PRESCRIPTION PRODUCTS CO. WINDSOR, ONT."; "No. 1785, Proprietary and Patent Medicine Act".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail