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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001150
Description
Short rectangular glass bottle with long cylindrical neck; neck intended to have cork stopper; bottle is slightly flared being wider at top of body than at bottom; words embossed in glass
Accession Number
996001150
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine 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
Short rectangular glass bottle with long cylindrical neck; neck intended to have cork stopper;
bottle is slightly flared being wider at top of body than at bottom; words embossed in glass
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Larkin Co.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Larkin Co. // Buffalo
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.3 cm. x Width: 4.9 cm. x Depth: 3.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some staining and accumulation on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Pierce's Alterative Extract or Golden Medical Discovery

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001202
Description
Tall rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, two side panels have embossed writing in glass; paper label adhered to flat front; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; some contents still in bottle.
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Accession Number
996001202
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, two side panels have embossed writing in glass; paper label adhered to flat front; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; some contents still in bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
World's Dispensary
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Dr. Pierce's // Alternative Extract // Golden // Medical // Discovery // A tonic for stomach, // Liver, Blood, also a // strength restorer. // relieves severe // Bronchial Coughs // ... // World's Dispensary // Buffalo New York
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.8 cm. x Width: 7.6 cm. x Depth: 5.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Contents are very messy and have solidified in places; paper label discoloured badly and torn down centre and in bottom left corner
Copy Type
Original
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Zopesa laxative

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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
1980.18.209
Description
A flat bottle with four indented sides and arched shoulders, narrow neck ending in a small lip and closed with a cork; paper label; black residue.
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Accession Number
1980.18.209
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat bottle with four indented sides and arched shoulders, narrow neck ending in a small lip and closed with a cork; paper label; black residue.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Zopesa Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: aqua
cork: brown
paper: orange; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ZOPESA // An extraordinary cure // for Dyspepsia or // Indigestion and Constipation // A PANACEA . . ."; embossed on one of the panels: "Zopesa Chemical Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 18.4 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Pierce's favourite prescription

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Dates
1920
1945
1920-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.275
Description
A short-necked glass bottle of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription with a metal screw-on cap and a paper label; rectangular with rounded corners; almost full of brown liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.275
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A short-necked glass bottle of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription with a metal screw-on cap and a paper label; rectangular with rounded corners; almost full of brown liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Pierce's Proprietaries Inc.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1945
1920-1945
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."; dating based on dates of production and metal threaded cap
Material
glass: clear
metal: black; green; white
paper: cream; blue; red
liquid: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on top of cap: "DR. PIERCE'S // [image of R.V. Pierce with signature] // MEDICINES"; printed on side of cap: "MADE IN USA"; label on front of bottle: "CONTAINS 8 1/2 // FLUID OUNCES // Dr. Pierce's // FAVORITE // Prescription // FP // TRADE MARK REG. // The medicinal plants from which this remedy // is compounded are: // VALERIAN ROOT (Valeriana Officinalis) // BLACK HAW (Viburnum Prunifolium) // BLUE COHOSH ROOT (Caulophyllum Thalictroides) // UNICORN ROOT (Helonias Dioica) // BLACK COHOSH ROOT (Cimicifuga Racemosa) // OREGON GRAPE ROOT (Berberis Aquifolium) // DOSE // For adults, 1 or 2 teaspoonfuls with // water three times a day. For full // directions, see circular. // Keep in a cool place, and tightly capped. // Manufactured only by // PIERCE'S PROPRIETARIES, Inc. // Proprietors // BUFFALO, N.Y. FORT ERIE NORTH, ONT."; label on back of bottle reads the same in French; left side of bottle has "R. V. PIERCE, M. D." embossed into the side; right side of bottle has "BUFFALO, N. Y." embossed; embossed on base of bottle: "84 [the letter "P" in a circle] 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: back label curling slightly at bottom right corner; small moisture stains on front and back covers.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Griffenhagen, George B., and Mary Bogard. "History of Drug Containers and Their Labels." Madison, WI: American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, 1999 (page 82)
Research Facts
Dr. Pierce's Favourite Prescription was produced between 1870 and 1945. Metal threaded caps became common on glass bottles in the 1920s.
Exhibit History
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #2
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patent medicine bottle

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.31
Description
Glass bottle with a long, rectangular-sided body and a narrow, cylindrical neck that ends in a lip; three of the sides are indented.
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Accession Number
1980.18.31
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine 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
Glass bottle with a long, rectangular-sided body and a narrow, cylindrical neck that ends in a lip; three of the sides are indented.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on one side: "R.V. PIERCE, M.D." and "BUFFALO, N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 23.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001261
Description
Cylindrical wooden container (sealed) containing Radio Pills; the container is sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which keeps the removable top sealed to the container; there are 25 pills in the container.
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Accession Number
996001261
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Cylindrical wooden container (sealed) containing Radio Pills; the container is sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which keeps the removable top sealed to the container; there are 25 pills in the container.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Radio-Medical Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Asbury Park
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
wood: beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Label reads, "Radio-Pills // TRADE MARK // The Latest // Scientific Laxative // The improved, safe, harmless little pill // Recommended in the treatment of con- // stipation, Headache, Colds, Biliousness, // Torpid Liver, Intestinal and Gastric In- // digestion, Dyspepsia, also Neuritis. // We guarantee the purity of every in- // gredient. They do not contain calomel, // narcotics or other harmful, injurious drugs. // Dose: One or two pills taken at // night. Children over 8 years, 1 pill // For Sale at all Druggists // PRICE 25 CENTS // RADIO-MEDICAL LABORATORIES // Asbury Park, N.J."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.7 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The wooden container is unopened and undamaged; the paper seal shows very minor wear and staining; there are no rips, tears or missing sections and all of the writing is legible.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a laxative
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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