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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001010
Description
Clear brown pressed glass bottle with screw top and lid; white and blue paper label wraps around front onto either side; white metal lid; bottle is full of chalky white pills.
Accession Number
996001010
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Homeopathy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear brown pressed glass bottle with screw top and lid; white and blue paper label wraps around front onto either side; white metal lid; bottle is full of chalky white pills.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; blue
metal: white
Inscriptions
Natrum Phos. // Chief Indications: Acid or Sour Conditions, Gastric disturbances. // ... // Prepared by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacists // 844 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
9.9 cm
Width
4.5 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper very slightly discoloured; top of lid has sticker adhered to it, and dirt stuck in in adhesive around sticker
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001011
Description
Small bottle filled with tiny round white pills; black metal screw cap; white and blue paper label with directions for use.
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Accession Number
996001011
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Homeopathy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small bottle filled with tiny round white pills; black metal screw cap; white and blue paper label with directions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; blue
metal: black
Inscriptions
Lycopodium // Dose - 8 Pellets // taken dry on the tongue // Prepared by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacists // 844 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.9 cm. x Width: 2.3 cm. x Depth: 2.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
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Thompson's Homeopathic Specific No. 12 for Croup

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001019 a-c
Description
Vial containing croup medication with roll of paper instructions and box.
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Accession Number
996001019 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Croup -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Vial containing croup medication with roll of paper instructions and box.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
plastic: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
No. 12 // Croup // prepared by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacist // 394 Yonge St., Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 8.1 cm. x Width 2.2 cm. x Depth 2.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper of box and instructions discoloured; box is missing closure at one end and other end has come unattached.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Container to display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Neuralgia No. 240

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001020
Description
Paper roll containing several large pills; paper label on outside of roll.
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Accession Number
996001020
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Paper roll containing several large pills; paper label on outside of roll.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
paper: cream; blue
Inscriptions
Neuralgia // No. 240 The Propriety or patent medicine Act // Prepared only by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacist // 394 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.4 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper is discoloured and has several spots of foxing
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Munyon's Homeopathic Home Remedy

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001154
Description
Amber medicine bottle; oval shape; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; paper label on front of bottle.
Accession Number
996001154
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Amber medicine bottle; oval shape; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; paper label on front of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Munyon
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream; black; pink
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Injection // Munyon's // Homeopathic // Home Remedy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.7 cm. x Width: 5.9 cm. x Depth: 3.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label very badly discoloured and brittle; missing some very large portions out of label
Copy Type
Original
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Humphrey's Homeopathic No. 2 for Worm Disease

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2337
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001258
Description
Cylindrical (glass?) vial sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the vial contains approximately 142 worm disease pellets; the paper wrapper/label is rolled completely around the bottle and sealed at the top and bottom.
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Accession Number
996001258
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
Description
Cylindrical (glass?) vial sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the vial contains approximately 142 worm disease pellets; the paper wrapper/label is rolled completely around the bottle and sealed at the top and bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Scott Jordan in Sept. 1993.
Maker
Humphreys' Homoeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Material
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "HUMPHREYS' // HOMOEOPATHIC // NO. 2 25 cts. // WORM DISEASES // F. Humphreys M.D. // HUMPHREYS' HOMOEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York // AVERAGE CONTENTS 142 PELLETS // GUARANTEED BY THE MANUFACTURER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.0 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Vial unopened; paper wrapper is complete and shows only minor wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 13-14; also see laminated ad for Humphreys' Homoeopathic Remedies
Research Facts
For worm diseases -- fevers, colic, itching of the anus or wetting the bed from worms; irregular or capricious appetite or emaciation from worms; long round worms; pin worms
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 2 Worms

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Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001291
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001291
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993
Maker
Humphreys Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Material
paper: off-white
cardboard:
Inscriptions
Paper wrapper / label reads, "HUMPHREYS' // HOMEOPATHIC // NO 2 // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // WORMS // F. Humphreys M.D. // HUMPHREYS' HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York // MADE IN U.S.A." (front); back reads, AVERAGE CONTENTS 135 PELLETS // Sant.-Sil.-Acon.-Bray. Anthel. Amer. Homeopathic Phar."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm. x Depth: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container is unopened and unused; there is some staining visible on the paper wrapper, but all writing is legible and there are no tears in the paper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
See laminated advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Remedies; "Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 13-14
Research Facts
For worm diseases -- fevers, colic, itching of the anus or wetting the bed from worms; irregular or capricious appetite or emaciation from worms; long round worms; pin worms
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 10 Dyspepsia, Weak Stomach

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2372
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001293
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001293
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Humphreys Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Material
paper: off-white
cardboard:
Inscriptions
Paper wrapper/label reads, "HUMPHREYS' // HOMEOPATHIC // NO 10 // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // DYSPEPSIA, WEAK STOMACH // F. Humphreys M.D. // HUMPHREYS' HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York // MADE IN U.S.A."; back reads, "AVERAGE CONTENTS 135 PELLETS // Nux-China-LycopHydrast.c Amer. Homeopathic Phar."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm. x Depth: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container is unopened and unused; there is minor staining and no tears or wear on the paper wrapper; all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
See laminated advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Remedies; "Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 13-14
Research Facts
For Dyspepsia, indigestion, constipation and bilious complaints
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 16 for malaria

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2373
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001294
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
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Accession Number
996001294
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993
Maker
Humphreys Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Material
paper: off-white
cardboard:
Inscriptions
Paper wrapper/label reads, "HUMPHREYS' // HOMEOPATHIC // NO ['O' superscripted] 16 // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // MALARIA // F. Humphreys M.D. // HUMPHREYS' HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York // MADE IN U.S.A."; back reads, "AVERAGE CONTENTS 32 TABLETS // Quin.Sul-Nux v.-Ipec.-ced.-Eup.p"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm. x Depth: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container is unopened and unused; there is minor wear at the top and bottom of the box on the paper wrapper; all printing is legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
See laminated advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Remedies; "Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 13-14
Research Facts
For Malaria, Fever and Ague, Dumbague, intermitting fever; malarial fevers; effects of malaria; old suppressed agues.
Exhibit History
Bracken Library - Chiong exhibit - May 13 1997
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Cactina Pillets

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001296 a-d
Description
(a) Small amber glass 8-sided octagonal bottle with cylindrical nack; the bottle contains 100 cactina pillets and cotton stuffing in the neck; there is a paper label glued onto the bottle front; (b) screw-on metal lid for (a); (c) instruction/dosage paper label which can be glued onto the bottle (l…
Accession Number
996001296 a-d
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Small amber glass 8-sided octagonal bottle with cylindrical nack; the bottle contains 100 cactina pillets and cotton stuffing in the neck; there is a paper label glued onto the bottle front; (b) screw-on metal lid for (a); (c) instruction/dosage paper label which can be glued onto the bottle (licked); (d) one-piece cardboard box with flaps at top and bottom (open and close); made to house (a); lists product information.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - medicine bottle - Size: Length 5.4 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 1.6 cm.
b - bottle lid - Size: x Width 0.8 cm. x Diameter1.7 cm.
c - instruction label - Size: Length 3.3 cm. x Width 1.6 cm.
d - cardboard box - Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Width 2.6 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Goodrich, USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
O D Peacock Sultan Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
paper: white
cardboard: green; red
glass: amber
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Bottle back embossed with, "O. P. S. // Co. // ST LOUIS // U.S.A."; bottle label reads, "100 // Cactina // Pillets // A Homeopathic // Preparation of // Mexican Cactus // Grandiflorus // O D PEACOCK // SULTAN CO., // St. Louis, Mo." (front); (side) "CAUTION - Federal Law Prohibits Dispen- // sing Without Prescrip // tion. Made in U.S.A."; other side reads, "ADULT DOSE: One to // three pillets three // times a day"; (b) lid reads, "SULTAN"; (c) label reads, "Take Pillets // every hour // Dr."; (d) cardboard box lists the same information as the bottle label
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row D
Condition Remarks
(a) Bottle is unused and still contains the original pillets and cotton in the inside bottle neck; the label on the bottle is unstained and shows no wear or tears; (b) lid shows no corrosion; (c) label has no staining, tears or wear; glue is still on the back; (d) cardboard box shows no tears or wear and only very minor staining at the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19
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