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Bliss Golden 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, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.246
Description
A round tin full of orange, spongy contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.246
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Tinea -- drug therapy
Chilblains -- drug therapy
Frostbite -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A round tin full of orange, spongy contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
H. C. Bliss
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on top of tin: "BLISS // CELEBRATED // GOLDEN OINTMENT // For Sprains, Bruises, Burns, Chap- // ped hands, Salt Rheum, Sore Lips, // Sore eyes, Ring Worm, Chilblains, // Corns, Frost Bites and Piles // Prepared by // H. C. BLISS // Hamilton."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Surface is scratched and rusty
Copy Type
Original
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Bliss' celebrated golden ointment

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7864
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.247
Description
A round tin full of orange, spongy contents.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.247
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Tinea -- drug therapy
Chilblains -- drug therapy
Frostbite -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A round tin full of orange, spongy contents.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
H.C. Bliss
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on top of tin: "BLISS // CELEBRATED // GOLDEN OINTMENT // For Sprains, Bruises, Burns, Chap- // ped hands, Salt Rheum, Sore Lips, // Sore eyes, Ring Worm, Chilblains, // Corns, Frost Bites and Piles // Prepared by // H.C. BLISS // Hamilton."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Depth
3.0 cm
Diameter
4.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Phillips Milk of Magnesia

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.59
Description
A deep blue glass bottle, oval in cross section, strapped sides, no stopper.
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Accession Number
1980.18.59
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A deep blue glass bottle, oval in cross section, strapped sides, no stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Charles H. Phillips Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Glenbrook
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: deep blue
Inscriptions
Embossed on front of bottle: "MILK OF // [logo] // MAGNESIA // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // THE CHAS. H. PHILLIPS // CHEMICAL COMPANY // GLENBROOK, CONN."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 17.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some residue adhering to inside of bottle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
United States Pharmacopoeia, 11th ed.
Research Facts
"Magnesia Magma is an aqueous suspension of Mg(OH)2 containing not less than 7% and not more than 8.5% of Mg(OH)2."
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Fem-Aid suppositories

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.74
Description
A blue waxed box.
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Accession Number
1980.18.74
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Suppositories
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
Drug Packaging -- container -- box and packet
Description
A blue waxed box.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Windsor Drug Products
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wax: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "FEM-AID for Female Disorders as sold by the Drug Trade in Canada"; "Windsor Drug Products".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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