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Cuticura Ointment

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001098 a-b
Description
Circular metal tin with red and black label on lid; directions on bottom of container.
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Accession Number
996001098 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Circular metal tin with red and black label on lid; directions on bottom of container.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 1.7 cm. x Diam. 5.4 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Potter Drug & Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Malden
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
For the skin and scalp // Carbolic Acid 0.16% // Cuticura // ointment // A super creamy emollient // Sanative Soothing Healing
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Condition Remarks
#1: Nothing apparent; #2: stain on side of tin; no corrosion visible; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001243
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of off-white paper; the paper wrapper has printed product information on it.
Accession Number
996001243
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of off-white paper; the paper wrapper has printed product information on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA Oct. 1993.
Maker
S.W. Gould & Bros. Botanic Garden
Site Made (City)
Malden
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plant material
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "HOREHOUND // Marrubium Vulgare // S.W. Gould & Bros. // BOTANIC GARDEN // MALDEN MASS." (top); "Properties -- Tonic, Stimu- // lant and Diuretic. // Infusion - One ounce in a pint // of hot water. // Dose - A wine glassful" (on side); "OUR HERBS, // ROOTS, AND BARKS // ARE // ALWAYS FRESH // AND // RELIABLE // IF YOU WANT THE BEST // ASK FOR GOULD'S" (on bottom); "COMMON NAMES // White Horehound" on side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.5 cm. x Width: 5.3 cm. x Depth: 2.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The paper wrapper completely seals the pressed plant material and remains unbroken; there is some staining on the front and more on the bottom; all writing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a tonic, stimulant and diuretic
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 31 Jan 2017.
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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001246
Description
Cardboard box sealed with a single sheet printed paper wrapper; the box contains dried loose plant material
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Accession Number
996001246
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Cardboard box sealed with a single sheet printed paper wrapper; the box contains dried loose
plant material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb. 1994.
Maker
S.W. Gould & Bros. Botanic Garden
Site Made (City)
Malden
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plant material: brown
paper: off-white; blue
cardboard:
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "HOPS // Humulus Lupulus // S.W. GOULD & BROS // BOTANIC GARDEN // MALDEN, MASS."; (top) "Properties Valuable as a sedative // to produce sleep and in nervousness" (side) "COMMON NAME // Lupuline" (side) "OUR HERBS, // ROOTS AND BARKS // ARE // Always Fresh // AND // Reliable // IF YOU WANT THE BEST // ASK FOR GOULD'S"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.5 cm. x Width: 5.5 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The outside wrapper shows no tears or stains; there are four small holes (likely made by an insect); plant dust has come out of the holes
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a sedative and for nervousness
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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red clover flowers

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001247
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; the wrapper has printed content information on it.
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Accession Number
996001247
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Detergents
Herbs
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; the wrapper has printed content information on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb. 1994.
Maker
S.W. Gould & Bros. Botanic Garden
Site Made (City)
Malden
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plant material: dark brown
paper: light beige
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "GERMAN // Red Clover Flowers // Trifolium Pratense. // S.W. GOULD & BROS. // BOTANIC GARDEN // MALDEN, MASS." (top); properties listed on the front side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row I
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.4 cm. x Width: 5.4 cm. x Depth: 2.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The wrapper/label is untorn and completely legible; there are 12 small holes on the top and (likely made by an insect); plant dust has come out of the holes
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a detergent and depurative
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Queen of the meadow

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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.62.1
Description
Royal blue paper wrapper with white on three sides and blue printing, containing crude drugs.
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Accession Number
1969.62.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- diuretics -- container
Description
Royal blue paper wrapper with white on three sides and blue printing, containing crude drugs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
S.W. Gould & Bros.
Site Made (City)
Malden
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Date referenced on wrapper.
Material
paper: royal blue; white
Inscriptions
On front: "Queen Meadow Herb // EUPATORIUM PURPUREUM // S.W. GOULD & BROS. // BOTANIC GARDEN // MALDEN, MASS."; on side: "COMMON NAMES" with names listed; "No. 4938. Guaranteed under the Food and Drugs Act. June 30. 1906"; on side: "Properties. Diuretic, Tonic"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row I
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Torn.
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.42
Description
A yellowed paper wrapper containing herbs.
Accession Number
1970.4.42
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Plants, Medicinal
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A yellowed paper wrapper containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
S.W. Gould & Bros. Co.
Site Made (City)
Malden
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
On front: "SAGE // Salvia Officinalis // S.W. GOULD & BROS. CO. // BOTANIC GARDEN // MALDEN, MASS."; on side: "PROPERTIES: tonic, Astrin- // gent, Diaphoretic, Expecto- // rant. // INFUSION: One ounce to a // pint of hot water. // DOSE: A wine glassful. // OUR HERBS, ROOTS AND BARKS are // always fresh and reliable. // If you want the best ask for Gould's."; on side: "COMMON NAMES: [none listed] // As gathered not assayed."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row A
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Very dirty.
Copy Type
Original
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Indian turnip root box

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.44
Description
A yellowed cardboard box containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.44
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A yellowed cardboard box containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
S.W. Gould & Bros.
Site Made (City)
Malden
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: yellowed
ink: black
Inscriptions
On front: "INDIAN TURNIP ROOT // Arisaema Triphylium // S.W. GOULD & BROS. // BOTANIC GARDEN, MALDEN, MASS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Very dirty; there is a large hole from insects; leaking herbs.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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