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Perry Davis' Painkiller

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Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1983.10.1 a-b
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
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Accession Number
1983.10.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Robert D. Watts, Manager, Animal Health Care, Canada Packers, Inc.
Maker
Davis and Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Date Remarks
"Mid-1970s"
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKILLER // ANTISEPTIC // HEALING // WARMING // APPLIED EXTERNALLY // As a Compress for // COMMON SORETHROAT, // SPASMODIC CROUP // AS AN APPLICATION // FOR // Sprains, Bruises, Chilblains, // Bites and Stings, Strained // Muscles, Rheumatic Pains, // Cuts, Scratches and other // Minor Injuries. // Contains in each ml 0.458 g // Alcohol, 3.6 mg Oil of Spruce, 0.9 // mg Oleoresin Capsicum, 23.6 mg // Camphor, 21.5 mg Guaiac and // 12.9 mg Myrrh. // Full directions enclosed. // GP 460 729 // 55 ml // DAVIS & LAWRENCE // HAMILTON - CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
bottle - Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
box
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1955, Canada Packers bought the Canadian patent of Davis & Co., Davis & Lawrence for many years (John Wyeth Co. had a share in this company); Canada Packers used Davis and Lawrence on their veterinary products; Canada Packers sold D & L (human) to Organon (a European company). Note: the label was changed, removing "Internal Use" and listing ingredients.
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Perry Davis' Painkiller

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Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
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Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Robert D. Watts, Manager, Animal Health Care, Canada Packers, Inc.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Date Remarks
"Mid-1970s"
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKELLER // (Trademark Registered) // ANTISEPTIC // HEALING // WARMING // TAKEN INTERNALLY // FOR // Chills, Common Colds, Cramps // Colic, Diarrhoea. // Also for Common Coughs — when // mixed as directed. // APPLIED EXTERNALLY // As a Compress for // COMMON SORETHROAT, // SPASMODIC CROUP. // AS AN APPLICATION // FOR // Sprains, Bruises, Frost Bites, // Chilblains, Bites and Stings, // Strained Muscles, Rheumatic // Pains, Cuts, Scratches and other // Minor Injuries. // Adult Dose — 1 teaspoonful in water or // milk. Full directions enclosed. // No. 23847 – The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // 2 oz. // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. // CANADA LIMITED // HAMILTON - CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - box
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1955, Canada Packers bought the Canadian patent of Davis & Co., Davis & Lawrence for many years (John Wyeth Co. had a share in this company); Canada Packers used Davis and Lawrence on their veterinary products; Canada Packers sold D & L (human) to Organon (a European company).
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Jiffy Toothache Drops

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
010020241 a-d
Description
Jiffy toothache drops bottle in box; rectangular white paper box (a) printed with red and black ink; box states product name, directions, medical ingredient, volume, manufacturer's information in English and French; orange price tag affixed to front of box; box contains brown wooden tooth picks; sq…
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Accession Number
010020241 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Toothache
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- toothache remedies
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Jiffy toothache drops bottle in box; rectangular white paper box (a) printed with red and black ink; box states product name, directions, medical ingredient, volume, manufacturer's information in English and French; orange price tag affixed to front of box; box contains brown wooden tooth picks; square clear glass bottle (b) with white rectangular paper label affixed to front and printed with black and red ink; label states product name, directions, medical ingredient, volume, manufacturing information; bottle is half-way filled with brown liquid; bottle tapers at top to round opening; round black metal cap (d); white rectangular paper box (c) printed with black ink states product name, directions; box contains white cotton balls
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - box - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
d - cap - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Block Drug Company (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Based on postal code
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
enamel: black
paper: white, orange
ink: black, red
wood: brown
fabric: white
liquid: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front of box: "JIFFY // REG.PAT.CAN.OFFICE // TOOTHACHE // DROPS // RELIEVES // TOOTHACHE // DUE TO CAVITY // IN A // JIFFY // 7.75% Benzocaine // No. 16432 The Pro- // prietary or Patent // Medicine Act // Bottle Net Contents // 1 Fluid Dram // Block Drug Co. // (Canada) Limited // Toronto, Ont. M4B 3E3"; printed on price tag: "Regular Price // $ 73 // OUR PRICE // $ 64"; (b) printed on label: "Contents: 1 Fl. Dram // JIFFY // TOOTHACHE // DROPS // BENZOCAINE 7.75% // Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act 16432 // BLOCK DRUG COMPANY // (CANADA) LTD. // TORONTO, ONT. M4B 3E3"; (c) printed on box: "JIFFY // TOOTHACHE DROPS // JIFFY // GOUTTES CONTRE // LES MAUX DE DENTS // COTTON // PELLETS // BOULES // DE // COTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Condition Remarks
Edges of boxes are very worn; box (a) missing flaps at top and bottom to close box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
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
1950
1980
1950-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
998001006
Description
Tapered clear glass dose medicine measurer with one-ounce measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
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Accession Number
998001006
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Administration, Cutaneous -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Tapered clear glass dose medicine measurer with one-ounce measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed inside the glass : "1OZ // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4 ";"30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5 // TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT // TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; engraved into bottom of glass: "D".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Beth Orr; "Surgical Instruments Operation Tables Sterilizers Hospital Equipment," Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, p. 628 (similar to item #53766)
Research Facts
Glass measure was used for dispensing medicines and also to hold liquid cocaine, which was used to swab the inside of patient's noses for freezing purposes (for packing, cautery, etc.)
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Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
998001007
Description
Tapered one-ounce clear glass medicine dose measurer with measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
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Accession Number
998001007
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Administration, Cutaneous -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Tapered one-ounce clear glass medicine dose measurer with measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital, Kingston Ontario.
Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed inside the glass: "1OZ // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4"; "30 CC // 25 // 20 //15 // 10 // 5 // TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT // TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; engraved into bottom of glass: "D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Beth Orr; "Surgical Instruments Operation Tables Sterilizers Hospital Equipment," by Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, p. 628 (similar to item #53766)
Research Facts
Glass measure was used for diispensing medication and also to hold liquid cocaine, which was used to swab the inside of patient's noses for freezing purposes (for packing, cautery, etc.)
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