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Maybury's Indian 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
996001103 a-b
Description
Circular metal tin containing balm; gold tin has black writing on lid; lid is decorative
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Accession Number
996001103 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= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Circular metal tin containing balm; gold tin has black writing on lid; lid is decorative
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 2.5 cm. x Diam. 5.5 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Frank J. Smith & Son
Site Made (City)
Albany
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Maybury's // Indian Ointment // A valuable remedy for // croup, quincy, Bronchitis // Diphtheria // Cold on // chest & stiff joints swollen or painful // limbs, chilblains, frozen bottom of box // Distributed by // J.P. Rawley & Co. // 853 Broadway // New York City // Limbs, Chapped // hands or lips, inflamed eyelids, bleeding and // Internal piles ...
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Condition Remarks
#1: Bottom worn and scratched; white substance stuck on lid
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Bi-Sulph. Mercury

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001165
Description
Large clear glass cylindrical bottle; wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper; contents in bottle; two paper labels on one side of bottle
Accession Number
996001165
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large clear glass cylindrical bottle; wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper; contents in
bottle; two paper labels on one side of bottle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA,
in Oct. 1993
Maker
McClure, Walker & Gibson
Site Made (City)
Albany
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Bi-sulph. Mercury // McClure, Walker & Gibson // Wholesale Druggists // Albany, N.Y. 15 &
17 Norton St.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.9 cm. x Diam. 5.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper labels discoloured and slightly brittled
Copy Type
Original
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Kaliumferricyanid (German) potassium ferricyanide

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1978.12.12
Description
German bottle of Kaliumferricyanid (German) potassium ferricyanide in a roundish glass bottle with a short neck and corked; half full of reddish crystals; has two paper labels in German text.
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Accession Number
1978.12.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
German bottle of Kaliumferricyanid (German) potassium ferricyanide in a roundish glass bottle with a short neck and corked; half full of reddish crystals; has two paper labels in German text.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
C. A. F. Kahlbaum Chemische Fabriki
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: light brown; dark brown
Inscriptions
On top paper label: "C. A. F. KAHLBAUM CHEMISCHE FABRICKI // Kaliumferricyanid"; on second paper label: "E. 16"; embossed on base in side a hexagram figure: "K // 75".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 9.4 cm x Diam. 4.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Taurocholsaures Natrium jar

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1978.12.7
Description
Glass bottle containing original contents (sodium taurocholate); corked; three paper labels affixed.
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Accession Number
1978.12.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass bottle containing original contents (sodium taurocholate); corked; three paper labels affixed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
R. Schering
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: yellow; black; green
Inscriptions
On first label, typed: "50 gr. // Taurocholsaures Natrium"; on second label: "R. SCHERING // LABOR. PRÄP. "KAHLBAUM"; on third label: "K. 26"; embossed on base: "200"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row D
Length
12.4 cm
Diameter
6.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cork slightly chipped; first label torn
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Taurocholic acid is produced by the liver--increased amount in bile if deseased; the drug is used to stimulate biliary secretion.
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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001261
Description
Cylindrical wooden container (sealed) containing Radio Pills; the container is sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which keeps the removable top sealed to the container; there are 25 pills in the container.
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Accession Number
996001261
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Cylindrical wooden container (sealed) containing Radio Pills; the container is sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which keeps the removable top sealed to the container; there are 25 pills in the container.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Radio-Medical Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Asbury Park
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
wood: beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Label reads, "Radio-Pills // TRADE MARK // The Latest // Scientific Laxative // The improved, safe, harmless little pill // Recommended in the treatment of con- // stipation, Headache, Colds, Biliousness, // Torpid Liver, Intestinal and Gastric In- // digestion, Dyspepsia, also Neuritis. // We guarantee the purity of every in- // gredient. They do not contain calomel, // narcotics or other harmful, injurious drugs. // Dose: One or two pills taken at // night. Children over 8 years, 1 pill // For Sale at all Druggists // PRICE 25 CENTS // RADIO-MEDICAL LABORATORIES // Asbury Park, N.J."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.7 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The wooden container is unopened and undamaged; the paper seal shows very minor wear and staining; there are no rips, tears or missing sections and all of the writing is legible.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a laxative
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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