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Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dorothy (Zurbrigg) Sheats Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996017001 a-b
Description
(a) Rectangular clear glass bottle with a long cylindrical neck and a screw top lip; front panel is slightly recessed; all four panels have embossed lettering and are rounded at the edges; bottle originally contained Eclectric Oil and is now empty; (b) metal lid made to fit onto (a).
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Accession Number
996017001 a-b
Collection
Dorothy (Zurbrigg) Sheats Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Rectangular clear glass bottle with a long cylindrical neck and a screw top lip; front panel is slightly recessed; all four panels have embossed lettering and are rounded at the edges; bottle originally contained Eclectric Oil and is now empty; (b) metal lid made to fit onto (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - medicine bottle
b - lid
Provenance
Owned by Dorothy (Zurbrigg) Sheats, KGH Nursing graduate, 1947, and Registered Nurse.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
glass: clear
metal: cream; grey
Inscriptions
(a) Bottle front embossed, "NORTHROP & LYMAN CO. LIMITED // TORONTO, CANADA // 2 FL. OZS."; left side panel embossed, "INTERNAL"; right side panel embossed, "EXTERNAL"; back panel embossed, "DR [the 'R' superscripted and underlined] S.N. THOMAS' // No [the 'o' superscripted and underlined] 5520 THE PROPRIETARY OR PATENT MEDICINE ACT // ECLECTRIC OIL"; bottom embossed, "N & L Z"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row C
Length
a - 12.6 cm
Width
a - 4.8 cm
Depth
a - 2.3 cm b - 0.8 cm
Diameter
b - 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
(a) the glass shows no chips, cracks or excessive wear; there is some very minor brown staining on the inside of the bottle; (b) the lid is missing most of its original paint layer; there are two very small corrosion spots on the top of the lid
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19; "Secret Nostrums and Systems" compiled by Charles W. Oleson, p. 177; also see 996.001.334 a-d
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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
006034001 a-b
Description
Mackenzie smelling salts bottle; brown glass bottle with a rectangular foot on the very bottom with a rounded shape in the middle (a) with a screw-on plastic lid (b); two paper labels are attached to the bottle; one to the front; the other to the back.
Accession Number
006034001 a-b
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Mackenzie smelling salts bottle; brown glass bottle with a rectangular foot on the very bottom with a rounded shape in the middle (a) with a screw-on plastic lid (b); two paper labels are attached to the bottle; one to the front; the other to the back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass bottle - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - screw-on lid - Size: Diam. 1.9 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Provenance
Owned by Donna Tweddell.
Maker
Dr. Mackenzie's Laboratories
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
glass : brown
plastic : black
paper : black, cream
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the glass bottle "Z 159 // S 10", printed on the paper labels on the front of the bottle "MACKENZIE // for // the relief // of the symptoms // of catarrh. // SMELLING BOTTLE // Cold in the Head // Hay Fever Nervous Headache // and Faintness // HANDBAG SIZE" On the back of the bottle, printed on the paper label "ANTISEPTIC SOOTHING HEALING // Active // CONSTITUENTS // Dr. MACKENZIE'S // LABORATORIES LTD // LONDON // reg. v. 13622 // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row D
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
Internet: "The Sensation Press," "Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary," 25th ed., 1974, p. 1376
Research Facts
Smelling salts are made from ammonium carbonate; they are used as a stimulant and restorative.
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Bishop's Drugs prescription

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Dates
1943
1954
circa 1943-1954
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
006034002 a-b
Description
A pill box made of card board with a lid (a) and a bottom (b) which fits into the lid; the pharmacy's label is glued onto the top of the box.
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Accession Number
006034002 a-b
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A pill box made of card board with a lid (a) and a bottom (b) which fits into the lid; the pharmacy's label is glued onto the top of the box.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Provenance
The pill box is from a local Kingston pharmacy; who was located at 229 Princess St; from 1943-1954.
Maker
Bishop's Drugs Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1954
circa 1943-1954
Date Remarks
This is when Bishop's Drugs was at the address printed on the box.
Material
cardboard : light brown
paper : green, off white, white, blue
Inscriptions
"Bishop's Drugs LTD // 229 PRINCESS ST. // PHONE 24300 KINGSTON" then there is information about who prescribed the medication and the instructions for its use.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row F
Condition Remarks
Green colour on edges is wearing off; all corners of (a) are beginning to wear and split; (b) is like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Kingston City Directories"
Research Facts
Box used to hold the pills of a person's prescription; Bishop's Pharmacy was at the 229 Princess location from 1943-1954 when it became Briscoe's Pharmacy, C.L. Bishop owned the pharmacy at 229 Princess and another at 528 Princess from 1946 to 1954 until he retired in 1954.
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The Pharmaceutical Pocket Book for Practioners & Students 1933 12th Ed. [pharmacy reference book]

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Dates
1933
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
006034009
Description
Small hard covered rectangular blue fabric covered book detailing pharamcy related inforamtion including dosage, dispensing, charts and tables and measurements; edges of pages tinted blue; 344 pages.
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Accession Number
006034009
Author
The Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- handbooks
Description
Small hard covered rectangular blue fabric covered book detailing pharamcy related inforamtion including dosage, dispensing, charts and tables and measurements; edges of pages tinted blue; 344 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Donna Tweddell, R.N., wife of Kingston-area pharmacist Dr. W. R. Grant.
Maker
The Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
Great Britain
Dates
1933
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, gold
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on frontispiece: "THE // PHARMACEUTICAL // POCKET BOOK // for // PRACTIONERS & // STUDENTS // TWELFTH EDITION // SECOND IMPRESSION // Published by // THE PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY // OF GREAT BRITAIN // 17 BLOOMSBURY SQUARE, W. C. 1 // at // THE PHARACEUTICAL PRESS // 23 Bloomsbury Square, W. C. 1 // 1933"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
18.6 cm
Width
11.9 cm
Depth
2.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Spine is loose,paper yellowed, worn at edges, covered worn and
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Donna Tweddell graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1937.
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