Printed on label: "A Reliable Hypnotic // WAMPOLE'S // HYPNO-BROMIC // COMPOUND // Trade Mark // Each fluid ounce contains: // Chloral hydrate 96 gra. // Morphine Sulphate 1-4 gr. // Fluid Extract Cannabis 1 min. // Fluid Extract Hyoscyamus 1 min. // Potassium Bromide 48 grs. // DOSE: One-half to one fluid drachm in // water or syrup. // HENRY k. WAMPOLE & CO. // LIMITED // Manufacturing Pharmacists // PERTH, ONTARIO, CANADA"
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row C
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Unit Of Measure
Metal cap is rusty
Some years ago the business was extended into Canada and, in 1905. a large and handsomely equipped laboratory was built at Perth, Ontario, from which place all the varied line of products now manufacture by the Philadelphia laboratory is offered to the medic-, profession and drug trade of Canada. In November 1906 the interests in the United States and Canada were incorporated, the former under the name of Henry K. Wampole & Co.. Incorporated, and the later under the name of Henry K. Wampole & Co.. Limited. The management of the laboratory work in both establishments is under the supervision of graduates of the Philadelphia College c Pharmacy.
Henry K. Wampole (1849 – 1906)
"[A] nice piece of Canadian pharmaceutical history representing the last generation of proprietary medicines to legally contain opium derivatives."
On top of tin: "TO OPEN, PRESS HERE // NEMBUTAL* // (Pentobarbital sodium, Abbott) // 1 1/2 grs // Abbott // SIX CAPSULES// [Sodium-Ethyl (1-methylbutyl)-barbiturate, Abbott] // *TRADE MARK REG'D LIST NO. 3114 // ABBOTT LABORATORIES // LIMITED MONTREAL"; on back: "PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // Powerful, rapid acting // sedative, hypnotic and // antispasmodic having a // prolonged sedative but // a brief hypnotic effect. //DOSE: ONE TO TWO // CAPSULES // (1 1/2 grs. 3 grns.): repeated in French
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Length 4.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
Printed on label: "Sodium Salicylate Compound"; "This combination has been used with success in the treatment of acute articular Rheumatism and serous inflammations of rheumatic origin; said to be more efficient than either of the ingredients when administered alone"; embossed with: "E. B. Shuttleworth Chem Co Limited Toronto."
Original record had "19c." but date printed on box is June 20, 1906
cardboard: yellow; black
Printed to the left on one side of the box: "Packed // by the // Munyon // Remedy Co. // Phila."; in the centre: "HEADACHE"; to the right: "Guaranteed // by Munyon // Remedy Co. // under the // Food and // Drug Act, // June 20 // 1906 // No. 462"; on another side: "MUNYON'S // HEADACHE REMEDY // CONTAINS 2 GRAINS ACETANILID TO A TABLET".
Printed on one side: "MUNYON'S // HOMEOPATHIC // HOME REMEDIES"; on another side: "MUNYON'S // NEURALGIA CURE. // PRICE, 25 CENTS."; from label: "Cures sharp, shooting, knife-like pains in the face, head, chest, and back, and neuralgia pains in any part of the body."