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menthol plaster tube

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Dates
1800
1920
circa 1800-1920
Collection
Dr. Donald B. Jennings Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
004006001 a-b
Description
A tin tube used to store menthol plaster consisting of the tube (a) and a removable cap (b).
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Accession Number
004006001 a-b
Collection
Dr. Donald B. Jennings 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
Description
A tin tube used to store menthol plaster consisting of the tube (a) and a removable cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
The tube was left at the Queen's University Department of Physiology by Dr. Donald B. Jennings when he retired.
Maker
Thos. Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1920
circa 1800-1920
Date Remarks
The company that made the tin was prevalent during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Material
tin: yellow; black
Inscriptions
"the // D & L // MENTHOL PLASTER // MOST WONDERFUL PLASTER MADE // PREPARED BY THE // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. (LIMITED.) // MONTREAL, P.Q. // EVERY PLASTER IN A SINGLE AIR TIGHT BOX. // THE THOS. DAVIDSON MFG. CO. LIMITED, MONTREAL, TIN BOXES" printed on the tube
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion and staining; the tin is dented and deformed.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Canadian Advertising Tins"; CD #9
Research Facts
The tube was made by Thos. Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited, and used by Davis & Lawrence Co.
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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
1989.7.4
Description
Turned box wood, two-part container joined with a leather hinge; drilled to enable a cork placed in lower metal-lined part to be pushed out by a plunger coming through two parts; when plunger is fully extended, the container can be open to insert the cork.
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Accession Number
1989.7.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Description
Turned box wood, two-part container joined with a leather hinge; drilled to enable a cork placed in lower metal-lined part to be pushed out by a plunger coming through two parts; when plunger is fully extended, the container can be open to insert the cork.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D. McKinley.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
fabric: beige
leather: brown
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The head of the plunger is cracked and bound with string.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Canadian Biographical Dictionary, p. 692; Ont. Medical Registry of 1872; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. Henry Turner (b. 1829), registered Ontario 1866, practised in Millbrook, Ontario ca. 1853-1898 and in NWT ca. 1895-1907; operated a drugstore in Millbrook from 1871.
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Dates
1750
1850
circa 1750-1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1930.8.1 a-b
Description
Large green carboy; conical neck banded at opening to provide strength and a groove for stringing; rectangular, uncoloured ground glass stopper bearing no pontil marks on bottom; partial temporary label affixed across middle of bottle.
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Accession Number
1930.8.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- carboy
Description
Large green carboy; conical neck banded at opening to provide strength and a groove for stringing; rectangular, uncoloured ground glass stopper bearing no pontil marks on bottom; partial temporary label affixed across middle of bottle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
carboy - Size: Length 32.4 cm x Diam. 27.0 cm
stopper
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Mr. W.H. Warden through Dr. J.T. Fotheringham
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1750
1850
circa 1750-1850
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c.-early 19c."
Material
glass: green; uncoloured
Inscriptions
On temporary label: "R: GUAIAC: C:"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Niagara Apothecary Pharmacy jar"
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pharmacy bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7708
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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patent medicine bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7713
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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pill rolling machine

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7725
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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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
1980.18.130
Description
A clear glass bottle with rounded shoulders, medium-sized neck and a slight collar; wooden stopper; still contains contents, an evil-smelling liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.130
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass bottle with rounded shoulders, medium-sized neck and a slight collar; wooden stopper; still contains contents, an evil-smelling liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
wood: brown
liquid: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.1 cm x Diam. 7.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is stained with brown contents; slight crack in the stopper.
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
1980.18.131
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip.
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Accession Number
1980.18.131
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Chr. Hansen's Laboratory
Site Made (City)
Little Falls
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: translucent aqua
Inscriptions
Embossed on the body of the bottle: "CHR HANSEN'S LABORATORY // LITTLE FALLS // N.Y. U.S.A."; this surrounds a crest, also embossed.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 37.0 cm x Diam. 14.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
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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
1980.18.133
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar, ending in a pronounced collar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of powdered Ladies Slipper Root.
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Accession Number
1980.18.133
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar, ending in a pronounced collar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of powdered Ladies Slipper Root.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
W.G. Dunoon, Dispensing Chemist
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: translucent light green
paper: brown; black; dark yellow
powder: beige
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "W.G. Dunoon // DISPENSING CHEMIST // [illeg.] LINDSAY ONT. // Powdered Ladies Slipper Root [in cursive]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 12.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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