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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
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020390 a-b
Description
Clear glass bottle with metal twist cap; rectangular bottle (a) with manufacturer's information embossed on front, measurements embossed on sides; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; silver metal cap (b), enamelled white, with ridges around edge; bottle is empty.
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Accession Number
010020390 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass bottle with metal twist cap; rectangular bottle (a) with manufacturer's information embossed on front, measurements embossed on sides; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; silver metal cap (b), enamelled white, with ridges around edge; bottle is empty.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.7 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Henri Jonas & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
enamel: white
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on front: "HENRI JONAS & CO // MONTREAL // ESTD 1870"; embossed on sides: "2 // FLOZ"; embossed on bottom: "8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row C
Condition Remarks
Metal tarnished inside lid (b) and around edges
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; strong scent of vanilla in bottle, which could mean this was a bottle for food products instead of medecine, as Henri Jonas & Co. also sold alimentary products
Images
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
010020391
Description
Clear glass bottle containing ipecac with cork closure; rectangular bottle with manufacturer's information embossed on back; white paper label on front printed with black ink states product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; bottle is m…
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Accession Number
010020391
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
MM= Drugs -- emetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass bottle containing ipecac with cork closure; rectangular bottle with manufacturer's information embossed on back; white paper label on front printed with black ink states product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; bottle is mostly full of brown liquid
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
Melvin & Badger
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
wood: brown
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "MELVIN & BADGER, // Apothecaries. // 43 TEMPLE PLACE, // BOSTON."; handwritten on front: "Syrup Ipecaec"; embossed on back: "Melvin & Badger Co. // APOTHECARIES // BOSTON MASS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
8.8 cm
Width
3.7 cm
Depth
2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork deteriorating, but keeps a tight seal on contents; paper label is worn
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
010020392
Description
Brown glass bottle for aloin tablets with cork closure; square bottle with white paper label on front printed with black ink stating product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; blue sticker affixed to to cork printed with white ink stati…
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Accession Number
010020392
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Brown glass bottle for aloin tablets with cork closure; square bottle with white paper label on front printed with black ink stating product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; blue sticker affixed to to cork printed with white ink stating manufacturer's information; bottle contains white cotton
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: brown
wood: brown
paper: white, blue
ink: black, white
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "100 // TABLET TRITURATES // No. 11 // ALOIN // COMPOUND // Rx A // Aloin .. .. 1-8 gr. // Podophyllum Resin .. .. 1-8 gr- // DOSE: One to four tablets. // 4639 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // Montreal, Can."; printed on sticker at top: "CHAR [Illeg.] SST & CO // MFG. // CHEMISTS // MONTREAL"; embossed on bottom: "808"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label is worn; hole at side of cork; sticker on top of cork is worn around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Wikipedia" website
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; aloin was used as a laxative.
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Dates
1905
1930
circa 1905-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020393
Description
Clear rectangular glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty
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Accession Number
010020393
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear rectangular glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The T. Eaton Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1905
1930
circa 1905-1930
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "THE T. EATON Co. LIMITED // TORONTO AND WINNIPEG"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 9.1 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
010020395
Description
Brown rectangular glass medicine bottle for nasal balm;wide staright neck fitted for cork closure; product and manufacturer's information embossed in front, sides; bottle is empty, missing cork.
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Accession Number
010020395
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Brown rectangular glass medicine bottle for nasal balm;wide staright neck fitted for cork closure; product and manufacturer's information embossed in front, sides; bottle is empty, missing cork.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Fulford & Co.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "NASALBALM // FULFORD & CO // PROPRIETOR // BROCKVILLE // ONT"; on side: "COLD IN HEAD"; on side: "CATARRH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Heritage Brockville" website
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008.
George T. Fulford took over his brother's apothecary in 1874; in 1887 he registered G. T. Fulford & Co. as a vendor and manufacturer of patent medicines; in 1890 he began producing Pink Pills for Pale People, which would ultimately make him a millionaire
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020396
Description
Clear glass medicine bottle; rectangular bottle tapers to round opening fitted for cork closure; product and manufacturer's information embossed in front; bottle is empty.
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Accession Number
010020396
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass medicine bottle; rectangular bottle tapers to round opening fitted for cork closure; product and manufacturer's information embossed in front; bottle is empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Imperial Extract Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "IMPERIAL // EXTRACT CO // TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 10.9 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Small, shallow chip at opening
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020397
Description
Clear rectangular glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front, bottom; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty.
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Accession Number
010020397
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear rectangular glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front, bottom; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
A. Wilfrid Coombes
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "A. WILFRID COOMBES"; embossed on bottom: "R G // KING // OVAL // CO T"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
Images
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Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020398
Description
Clear, blue-tinged cylindrical glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty.
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Accession Number
010020398
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear, blue-tinged cylindrical glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
G de Koning Tilly
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: translucent blue-tinged
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "G DE KONING TILLY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 8.7 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass is wavy, with two seams going up sides; base is not level; crack at one side of opening; brown remnants on opening
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"BottleBooks" website
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; Claes Tilly began selling Haarlem oil, a kidney and bladder remedy, in Haarlem, Holland, at the turn of the 18th century; G. de Koning Tilly, his grandson, continued the business.
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Dates
1938
1960
circa 1938-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
010020399
Description
Cylindrical silver metal container for Siblin, a laxative product; white paper label printed with red ink covers container, states dosage and product information in English and French; round silver metal cap at top pushed into containe; rSiblin laxative physician's trial package.
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Accession Number
010020399
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Cylindrical silver metal container for Siblin, a laxative product; white paper label printed with red ink covers container, states dosage and product information in English and French; round silver metal cap at top pushed into containe; rSiblin laxative physician's trial package.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1938
1960
circa 1938-1960
Date Remarks
Based on product history
Material
metal: silver
paper: white
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "PHYSICIANS TRIAL PACKAGE // NOT FOR SALE // SIBLIN // A palatable preparation of a highly // water-absorbent material from Plan- // tago, combined with *Crysto-Vibex. // Each heaping teaspoonful (about // 4.5 grams) contains approximately // 150 International Units of Vita- // min B1. // *Parke, Davis & Co. Crystalline // Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Hydro- // chloride). // 762722 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label is worn, ripped in spots; metal is rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Reviews", British Medical Journal, Oct. 29th, 1938, p. 894
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this product was used for chronic constipation; it was created in 1938; one review states it has a pleasant taste and is convenient to take
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