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European dill seed oil

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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.1
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; about one-quarter full of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container --bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; about one-quarter full of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: translucent; stained brownish
paper: white
ink: black
oil: brown
Inscriptions
Label on bottle has "OL. ANETHI"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Directions for use on label are legible; #2: cork is whole; no chips or cracks in the glass; labels are whole but stained and coming up slightly at the edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
European dill seed oil; colourless or pale yellow oil obtained by distillation from dill; darkens with age; has a characteristic odour resembling that of caraway, and a sweet, pungent taste; for treatment of flatulence in infants.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.10
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; barely amount of deep gold liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Antisepsis
Drug Packaging
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; barely amount of deep gold liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
precipitate: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "OL. CREASOT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label frayed around the edges.
Copy Type
Original
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pharmacy 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
1980.18.103
Description
A glass bottle with a cylindrical body, sharply angled shoulders and medium-wide neck ending with a lip; cork closure; paper label; almost full of brown seeds.
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Accession Number
1980.18.103
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A glass bottle with a cylindrical body, sharply angled shoulders and medium-wide neck ending with a lip; cork closure; paper label; almost full of brown seeds.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Colgate
Site Made (City)
New York
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
cork: brown
paper: dark yellow; black
seeds: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "TAYLOR'S // ANTISEPTIC PHARMACY // (THE PHARMACY OF THE PEOPLE) // DISPENSING CHEMIST // 1649 Kingston Rd. Birch Cliff, Ont. HO. 0355 // Plantain Sem [handwritten] // French [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row G
Length
14.3 cm
Diameter
6.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label has yellowed; torn in some places.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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pharmacy bottle

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Dates
1860
1900
1860-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.104
Description
A glass bottle with a cylindrical body, sharply angled shoulders and wide neck ending with a lip; cork closure; paper label; traces of solid, reddish-brown contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.104
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A glass bottle with a cylindrical body, sharply angled shoulders and wide neck ending with a lip; cork closure; paper label; traces of solid, reddish-brown contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1860
1900
1860-1900
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd. Toronto"; pencil markings.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row D
Length
9.0 cm
Diameter
5.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cork is worn; label discoloured and mostly illegible.
Copy Type
Original
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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
1980.18.108
Description
Flat glass bottle with pronounced, rounded shoulders that connect with a narrow neck ending in a collar.
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Accession Number
1980.18.108
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Flat glass bottle with pronounced, rounded shoulders that connect with a narrow neck ending in a collar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Fellows and Co. Chemicals
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: translucent light aqua
Inscriptions
Embossed vertically on body of bottle: "FELLOWS & CO. // CHEMISTS // ST. JOHN, N.B."; embossed on bottom: "22".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.11
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; barely residue of reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; barely residue of reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
oil: golden
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "OL. MENTH. P."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label frayed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"Peppermint oil obtained by distillation from the fresh flowering tops of Labiatae and rectified if necessary; colourless, pale yellow, or greenish-yellow liquid; odour of peppermint and pungent and aromatic cooling taste; relieves gastric and intestinal flatulence and colic and is employed with purgatives to prevent griping; used to flavour dental preparations."
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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.12
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; small amount of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; small amount of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
precipitate: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "OL. CARYOPH."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label frayed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"Clove oil is a colourless or pale yellow oil with a characteristic odour and taste of clove; obtained by the distillation from clove; darkens and thickens with age and on exposure to air; it should not be allowed to come in contact with iron or zinc; uses: an antispasmodic and carminative and is sometimes used in the treatment of flatulent colic; clove oil is used as a domestic remedy for toothache, a plug of cotton wool soaked in the oil being inserted in the cavity of the carious tooth; repeated application may damage the gingival tissues; applied externally it is irritant, rubefacient, and slightly analgesic; it has been used in liniments with olive oil.
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apothecary’s pill rolling machine

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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
1980.18.120 a-b
Description
The pill machine consists of two parts, a top and bottom plate; both plates are made of wood with brass fittings.
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Accession Number
1980.18.120 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Compounding -- instrumentation
Description
The pill machine consists of two parts, a top and bottom plate; both plates are made of wood with brass fittings.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
top plate - Size: Length 41.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm
bottom plate - Size: Length 34.2 cm x Width 21.0 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown; red
metal: dark yellow
Inscriptions
Stamped "6/Gn"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-1
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Condition Remarks
Some scratches on the plates.
Copy Type
Original
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powdered colchicum seed jar

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.126 a-b
Description
Light green glass bottle with glass stopper; 3/4 full of powdered colchicum seed.
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Accession Number
1980.18.126 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Gout Suppressants
Gout -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Light green glass bottle with glass stopper; 3/4 full of powdered colchicum seed.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle - Size: Length 33.4 cm x Diam. 11.9 cm
stopper
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Robert Gibson
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: translucent light green
seed: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "Robert Gibson // Medical Lozenge // Maker, // Manchester"; embossed on stopper: "Nuttall & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"Colchi semen. is the dried ripe seeds of Colchicum autumnale; Colchicum seed has actions similar to those of Colchicum corm in relieving pain in acute gout."
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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.13
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; small amount of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drugs -- diuretics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; small amount of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
oil: golden
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "OL. SANTAL F."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label frayed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
(santal) oilUnited States Pharmacopoeia, 11th ed.
Research Facts
"Sandalwood Oil -- volatile oil distilled with steam from the dried heartwood of santalumalbum; pale yellow, somewhat viscid, oil liquid having the characteristic odour and tase of sandalwood."; also known as santal oil.
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