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Stelazine antiemetic case

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Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
995006004 a-f
Description
A reddish leatherette case (a) containing stelazine; the case is rectangular and seals with a single snap on the front; inside are clear plastic loops to hold the products inside and a pocket for holding paper; there are two sealed plastic cylinders each containing several blue pills and cotton (b,…
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Accession Number
995006004 a-f
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antiemetics
Nausea -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A reddish leatherette case (a) containing stelazine; the case is rectangular and seals with a single snap on the front; inside are clear plastic loops to hold the products inside and a pocket for holding paper; there are two sealed plastic cylinders each containing several blue pills and cotton (b,c); there is a sealed package containing two suppositories (d); there are also two sheets of paper, one with stelazine information (see attached photocopy) (e), and one with re-ordering information (f).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - stelazine pill jar - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - stelazine pill jar - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
d - stelazine suppository package- Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
e - information sheet - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 11.5 cm
f - re-ordering sheet - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 6.2 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Maker
Smith Kline & French
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Date Remarks
Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
leatherette: reddish
plastic: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
"for your bag // 'STELAZINE' // ANTIEMETIC CASE" printed on the front of the case; various information printed on the cards and packages inside
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the case
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St; He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics; Stelazine is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
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Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001171
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
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Accession Number
996001171
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
W. Wojtasinski Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: brown
metal: gray
Inscriptions
On label: "6 Fl. Oz. // KATRO-LEK // Reg. U. S. Patent Office // Alcohol 20% // Stomachic and tonic Laxa- // tive. This medicine has been // tried out by thousands and // found to be beneficial for gas- // tritis, temporary constipation, // dyspesia due to hyper acid- // ity. Improves the appetite. In- // creases the red blood corp- // uscles. It acts on the bowels // as a laxative tonic. // DIRECTIONS // Tablespoonful half-hour af // ter each meal or two table- // spoonfuls at bed-time, followed // with a glass of water. // CHILDREN - One to three // teaspoonfuls daily. // Price $1.00 // (Same information repeated in Polish) // W. Wojtasinski Drug Co. // Boston // Mass. // U.S.A."; on sides: "Beware of Imitations and be sure You get the Genuine // KATRO-LEK // REG. U. S. PAT. OFFICE // The Famous Stomachic, Laxative and Tonic // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING" (Same information repeated in Polish on other side panel)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.6 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper has become discoloured, brittle in many places and adhesive is coming through and creating raised crusty areas; fading ans stianed paper
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1926
1930
circa 1926-1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001313
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and a tooled, round collar lip; the front and back pabels are flat and there is a yellow printed paper label on the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Psychine stomachic and tonic and sealed with a metal cap which has a wire fo…
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Accession Number
996001313
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and a tooled, round collar lip; the front and back pabels are flat and there is a yellow printed paper label on the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Psychine stomachic and tonic and sealed with a metal cap which has a wire for opening on the right side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993
Maker
T. A. Slocum Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1926
1930
circa 1926-1930
Date Remarks
Date listed on front label - "Note: No change in our old formula new package adopted Jan. 1926"
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow
metal: silver; yellow
Inscriptions
Bottle bottom embossed with a diamond inside a circle and the number 13; label reads, "STOMACHIC // and // TONIC // 16 FLUID OUNCES // PSYCHINE // TRADE MARK // What the product is, is" (listed) "// Directions for Use" (listed) "SHAKE WELL // Any Sediment is Natural // PRICE // Three Dollars a Bottle // Sold by Druggists and // Prepared Exclusively by // T.A. Slocum Co. Inc. // Manufacturing Chemists // NEW YORK CITY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.0 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm. x Depth: 4.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks, or wear; the label is complete and fully legible; the bottle is unopened, but some of the liquid contents have evaporated; the metal cap shows some corrosion at the side, but does not leak
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
Research Facts
Used as a stomachic and tonic bitters
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digitalis folium

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12346
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
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Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 29.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.2 cm x Diam 17.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Sam Cronk of Belleville, Ontario.
Maker
Ayerst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1000 Ayerst 1000 // DRY POWDER CAPSULE // No. 313 // DIGITALIS FOLIUM // PYHSIOLOGICALLY TESTED // 15 MINIMS // Tincture of Digitalis C.F. // Made in Canada // AYERST, McKENNA & HARRISION // Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemists // MONTREAL CANADA"; embossed on bottom: "9 // 950 // D // 8366".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 A
Condition Remarks
Label faded; minor white paint flecks on glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Queens Senate Medical School Scholarships Web site; The Canadian Encyclopedia Web site
Research Facts
Dr. Sam Cronk graduated from Queens Medical School in 1915; his son, Dr. L. Bruce Cronk, who donated this bottle also graduated from Queens Medical School in 1946; The first pharmaceutical company in Canada was established in Toronto in 1879 by E.B. Shuttleworth.
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Fluid extract pomegranate

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Dates
1900
1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1991.17.64
Description
An amber moulded glass bottle with a medium-sized neck, a pronounced lip with the remains of a metal seal, and rounded shoulders; two paper labels affixed to the outside of the bottle; embossed printing under the base.
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Accession Number
1991.17.64
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber moulded glass bottle with a medium-sized neck, a pronounced lip with the remains of a metal seal, and rounded shoulders; two paper labels affixed to the outside of the bottle; embossed printing under the base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
Material
glass: amber
paper: yellowish-brown
ink: black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on upper label: "FL. // EXT. // POMEGRANATE // (Bark or root) // Parke Davis & Co. // Manufacturing Chemists // Detroit Mich."; embossed under base: "PD & CO // 300"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels discoloured and showing considerable losses; rim has remains of a seal, probably lead.
Copy Type
Original
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Digifoline ampoules

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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing physician sample box of two glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing physician sample box of two glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
https://www.jpharmsci.org/article/S0898-140X(15)37211-6/pdf
https://www.texasheart.org/heart-health/heart-information-center/topics/digitalis-medicines/
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
administered orally, rectally, or injected intravenously or intramuscularly
treats congestive heart failure; treats heart rhythm problems; increases blood flow; reduce swelling; - digitalis derivative, same uses as digitalis
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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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Milk of Magnesia

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Dates
1923
1933
circa 1923-1933
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
017015001
Description
Empty, semi-transparent cobalt blue glass Milk of Magnesia bottle with rounded rectangle base; body has round front and back walls and straight straps on both sides; round shoulders, short cylindrical neck, round neck ring, and cylindrical finish with continuous external thread; mold lines on sides…
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Accession Number
017015001
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
MM= Drug Packaging -- container-- bottle
Description
Empty, semi-transparent cobalt blue glass Milk of Magnesia bottle with rounded rectangle base; body has round front and back walls and straight straps on both sides; round shoulders, short cylindrical neck, round neck ring, and cylindrical finish with continuous external thread; mold lines on sides extend from base to top;embossed product name and manufacturers information on front; missing cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Diane and Hugh Pross; purchased by donor at charity shop, the Sharing Centre.
Maker
The Charles H. Phillips Chemical Company; Sterling Products Corporation
Site Made (Country)
USA
Dates
1923
1933
circa 1923-1933
Date Remarks
Serial number with “K” embossed on bottom and use of threaded finish indicate it was made after Sterling Products Co. acquired The Charles H. Phillips Chemical Company in 1923
Material
glass: cobalt
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: “MILK OF // MAGNESIA // REG’D. IN U. S. PATENT OFFICE // AUG. 21. 1906. // THE CHASE. H. PHILLIPS // CHEMICAL COMPANY // GLENBROOK. CONN.”; embossed on bottom: “U. S. A. // 18-K-929”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row C
Length
17.5 cm
Width
7.9 cm
Depth
5.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor scratches on the exterior surface; small amount of chemical residue on interior surfaces, especially the bottom
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Document (online)
Reference Comments
“Milk Of Magnesia Suspension, (Final Dose Form).” WebMD. 2019. Accessed 17 May 2019.
“MILL RECORD Stamford: Charles H. Phillips Chemical Co.” Mills: Making Places of Connecticut. CT Trust for Historical Preservation. 2019. Accessed 17 May 2019.
Lockhart, Bill et al. “The Bottles of Phillips Milk of Magnesia.” Society for Historical Archeology. 2018. Accessed 17 May 2019.
Research Facts
Charles H. Phillips was an English born chemist and pharmacist best known for the production of Milk of Magnesia, which he first patented in 1875. His sons incorporated the Charles H. Phillips Chemical Company in 1885. The company was acquired by Sterling Products Corporation in 1923, who continued to sell Milk of Magnesia under the Charles H. Phillips Chemical Company name.
Milk of Magnesia is taken orally to relieve constipation, acid reflux, and indigestion.
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couch grass liquid extract

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3932
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001141 a-b
Description
(a) Cylindrical brown glass bottle, with screw top and Bakelite (?) cap (b); paper label on front, fluorescent orange sticker on side and rectangular white sticker on bottom; bottle is 1/3 full of liquid.
Accession Number
000001141 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Diuretics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Cylindrical brown glass bottle, with screw top and Bakelite (?) cap (b); paper label on front, fluorescent orange sticker on side and rectangular white sticker on bottom; bottle is 1/3 full of liquid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white; brown; red; blue; orange; cream
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "4 Fl. ozs. No. 674 // LIQUID EXTRACT // COUCH GRASS // B.P. 1914 // Agropyron repens; Beauv. // 15 [illeg., handwritten]// DEMULCENT, EMOLIENT AND // MILDLY DIURETIC. // TRADE MARK MEDICAMENTA VERA PD & CO // Dose of the Liquid Extract—1 to 2 fluid drachms // (4 to 8 cc.) C776056 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "JW [handwritten]"; (b) "PD & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Length
a - 13.3 cm b - 1.7 cm
Diameter
a - 4.6 cm b - 2.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; flaking yellow accretion on bottom (old adhesive?); label somewhat yellowed; dust in the embossed letters on cap
Copy Type
Original
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digitalis, strophanthus and strychnine tablets

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001194
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with metal cap (b) and paper label, sealed in a translucent paper wrapper.
Accession Number
000001194
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with metal cap (b) and paper label, sealed in a translucent paper wrapper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; cream; blue; translucent brown
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 C.C.T. No. 192 // DIGITALIS // STROPHANTHUS // AND STRYCHNINE // Chocolate coated // Tablets // Dose: // 1 or 2 tablets // PARKE-DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; right side: "C766820 // Tr. Digitalis, Food and // Drugs Act – 4 mins. // Tr. Strophanthus, // Food and Drugs Act 1 min. // Strychnine Nitrate 1/100 gr."; left side: "NOTE: Subject to deteriora- // tion by age through sponta- // neous decomposition"; back: handwritten, illegible.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 6.1 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Long (4.3 cm) tear in back of paper wrapper; smaller (0.5 cm) tears on front; impossible to determine condition of bottle and cap without destroying wrapper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
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