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Chlorophyll, Water Soluble

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Dates
1938
1952
circa 1938-1952
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
006033048
Description
Small cylindrical brown glass bottle with tan cork closure and two tan paper labels; front label indicates product information and manufacturing company; partial back label contains part of a warning, missing a third of label; inside contains residue; bottom has embossed numbers and a logo with an …
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Accession Number
006033048
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Food Additives
Pharmacy
Description
Small cylindrical brown glass bottle with tan cork closure and two tan paper labels; front label indicates product information and manufacturing company; partial back label contains part of a warning, missing a third of label; inside contains residue; bottom has embossed numbers and a logo with an "H" on an anchor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Maker
Fritzsche Brothers of Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1938
1952
circa 1938-1952
Date Remarks
Based on the date that the Anchor Hocking glass logo came into use, and the date Dodge & Olcott, Inc. was purchased and incorporated into the company.
Material
glass: brown
cork: tan
paper: tan
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on front label: "FB FRITZSCHE BROTHERS OF // CANADA // LTD. FB // TORONTO CANADA // ESSENTIAL OILS // AND // AROMATIC CHEMICALS // FRITZSCHE BROTHERS OF CANADA LTD // TORONTO ONT // REG. CAN. PAT. USA. // BASIC PERFUME // AND // FLAVOR RAW MATERIALS // CS225DTT69 // CHLOROPHYLL // WATER SOLUBLW NEW // FB // 1 OZ. // FB"; printed on back label: "L BEFORE // NG"; embossed on bottom of bottle: "6 // 9 // 7345 // H [superimposed on an image of an anchor]."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Height
8.4 cm
Diameter
3.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label stained and fraying at edges
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
"Chlorophyllin" ScienceDirect: https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/chlorophyllin
Testimonial to Frederick Henry Leonhardt on the occasion of his Sixtieth Anniversary with Fritzsche Brothers, Inc., Saturday, April 17, 1954, FHL Foundation: https://fhlfoundation.org/testimonial-to-fritz-leonhardt/
Glass Bottle Marks, "Anchor and H entwined mark: Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation": https://www.glassbottlemarks.com/anchor-and-h-entwined-mark-anchor-hocking-glass-corporation/
"Anchor Hocking Glass Corp." Bill Lockhart, Beau Shreiver, Bill Lindsey, and Carol Serr: AnchorHocking.pdf
"Lightyears Collection, Fritzsche Brothers", Perfume Projects: http://www.perfumeprojects.com/museum/marketers/Fritzsche.shtml
Research Facts
Water soluble chlorophyll was most likely used as a colour additive, giving a green colour to food or liquid.
Fritzsche Brothers was founded August 28, 1871, at 62 Cedar Street, New York City, a subsidiary of chemical maker Schimmel & Co., of Leipzig, Germany, They imported and sold essential oils.
Frederick Henry Leonhardt, president of the company until 1953, arranged for Ernest Guenther to travel the world and learn abotu essential oils. From this, Guenther created a 6-volume text, "The Essential Oils", published in 1947
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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.28.2
Description
A blue glass bottle with a red rubber stopper; a red and white label says contents one fluid ounce of certified carbolic acid; half full of contents; shape of bottle is hexagonal with the front side twice the length of the other five sides. Note: poison
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Accession Number
1980.28.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Phenol
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Description
A blue glass bottle with a red rubber stopper; a red and white label says contents one fluid ounce of certified carbolic acid; half full of contents; shape of bottle is hexagonal with the front side twice the length of the other five sides. Note: poison
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
Druggist Corporation of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: blue
rubber: red
paper: red; white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Certified [in cursive] // CARBOLIC ACID // POISON // 1 FLUID OZ. // FOR EXTERNAL // USE . . . // ANTIDOTE . . ."; embossed on the sides of the bottle: "USE WITH CAUTION"; "POISON"; "1 OZ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row D
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label slightly worn; #2: label has three small tears; stopper is loose, dry, and has indentations on the top and speckled staining; dried residue on neck and side of the interior.
Copy Type
Original
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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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Digifoline ampoules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7355
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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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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camphor in oil ampoules

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001291 a-o
Description
Twelve small individual cardboard boxes (c-n) (sealed, presumably containing full ampoules) in a two piece lift off lid (b) style container inside another cardboard box (a), along with a dull blade (o).
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Accession Number
000001291 a-o
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Camphor
Cardiotonic Agents
Description
Twelve small individual cardboard boxes (c-n) (sealed, presumably containing full ampoules) in a two piece lift off lid (b) style container inside another cardboard box (a), along with a dull blade (o).
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b-n - each box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
o - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 0.7 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "1 Dozen 1 cc. Size No. 4 // GLASEPTIC AMPOULES // CAMPHOR IN // OIL // FOR INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION // EACH CC. CONTAINS: // Camphor, 0.2 Gm. (3 grs.) // Pure Vegetable Oil, q.s. // Same Medicinal Strength // as N.F. Formula. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "USE THE MARKER TO SCRATCH // THE AMPOULE AT THE CONSTRICTION. // BREAK BY GENTLE PRESSURE. // [line drawing indicating constriction] // SCRATCH HERE // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit, Mich."; back: "SUGGESTIONS FOR THE // PHYSICIAN // Camphor in Oil is chiefly // used as a diffusible heart stim- // ulant for the purpose of sup- // porting the system during a // crisis in a severe illness or // when a collapse is threatened. // Injections should be made // slowly and deeply into the // muscles. // DOSE: // 1 to 3 cc. (3 to 9 grains) ac- // cording to indications. Much // larger doses may be given // when antipneumococcic effect // is desired."; left side: ""Glaseptic" Ampoules // (Parke, Davis & Co.'s // brand of Ampoules) // assure the physician // that the sterile solu- // tions, accurately com- // pounded and uniform // in character, are // maintained in a type // of glass that prop- // erly preserves their essential charac- // teristics. [logo, see sketch on accession sheet]"; top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO // Laboratories: // Detroit, U.S.A. // Walkerville, Canada // London, England // Sydney, Australia // Havana, Cuba Shanghai, China // Mexico City, Mexico // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Buenos Aires, Argentina // C741035 [stamped]"; bottom: "CAMPHOR IN // OIL [printed] // 4 00 ["00" superscr.] [handwritten] // 0.2 GM. (3 GRS.) // (GLASEPTIC AMPOULES No. 4)"; (c-n): front: "1 CC. Size GLASEPTIC AMPOULE No. 4 // CAMPHOR IN OIL // CAMPHOR, 0.2 GM. (3 GRS.)"; bottom: PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit, Mich."; back: "Each ampoule contains sufficient excess // to permit withdrawal and administration // of 1 cc."; top: "STERILE SOLUTION"; right side: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; left side: identical to right side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row F
Condition Remarks
All cardboard is somewhat yellowed; some spots of corrosion on blade, otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
websites
Reference Comments
Wikipedia "Camphor"; WedMD "Camphor".
Research Facts
For injection as heart stimulant; also for respiratory problems. In 1980, products called "Camphor Oil" or similar names were banned in the U.S. because camphor is a poison; dangerous to injest.
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Digitalis Compound

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4098
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001305 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a cylindrical neck and a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/2 full of pills
Accession Number
000001305 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a cylindrical neck and a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/2 full of pills
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.1 cm
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
Based on lot number
Material
paper: red; cream
glass: brown
metal: black; orange-red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "2 doz // 35 // 500 G.C.P. No. 862 // DIGITALIS // COMPOUND, // B.P. CODEX // (GUY'S HOSPITAL) // (PILL DIGITALIS, SQUILL AND // MERCURY, N.F.V.) // GLOSS-COATED PILLS // Mass of Mercury - 1 grain // Powd. Squill - - 1 grain // Powd. Digitalis - 1 grain // AVERAGE DOSE – 1 Pill. // NOTE – Subject to deterioration // by age through spontaneous de- // composition of active ingredient. // C772359 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "2 4099 D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Condition Remarks
Bottle dusty; label yellowing, dirty; cap corroding where paint has been scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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digitalin hypodermic 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
000001451 a-e
Description
Three plastic tubes (b-d) filled with digitalin hypodermic tablets stopped with corks and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic inside a cardboard box (a) separated by a sheet of cardboard folded to form a divider (e); tubes have a paper label on the front, as does the box; box has a round fluorescent…
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Accession Number
000001451 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiotonic Agents
Description
Three plastic tubes (b-d) filled with digitalin hypodermic tablets stopped with corks and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic inside a cardboard box (a) separated by a sheet of cardboard folded to form a divider (e); tubes have a paper label on the front, as does the box; box has a round fluorescent sticker on the back.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
d - tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
e - divider (unfolded) - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 6.4 cm
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
Material
cardboard: cream; red; beige
plastic: translucent yellow
cork: beige
paper: white; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 1943 // HYPODERMIC // TABLETS // No. 9 // [illeg. handwritten text] // DIGITALIN // 1/100 GRAIN // NOTE – Subject to deterioration by // age through spontaneous decomp- // osition of active ingredient // POISON // C758864 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. "; bottom: "HYPODERMIC TABLETS // No. 9 // DIGITALIN // 1/100 GRAIN"; back: "43 [handwritten on sticker]"; (b-d) "No. 9 // HYPODERMIC TABLETS // DIGITALIN 1/100 GRAIN // NOTE – Subject to deterioration by age thro- // ugh spontaneous decomposition of // active ingredient. C758864 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // POISON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box is yellowing, dirty, and scuffed; label is peeling; labels on tubes yellowing; no apparent problems with divider.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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strychnine sulphate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4325
Dates
1930
1935
circa 1930-1935
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001499
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle stopped with a cork; bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is empty.
Accession Number
000001499
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Heart Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle stopped with a cork; bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is empty.
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
1930
1935
circa 1930-1935
Date Remarks
Based on lot number 1932
Material
paper: white; red; black; orange
cork: beige
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "100 T.T. No. 161 // STRYCHNINE // SULPHATE // Tablet Triturates // 1/60 GRAIN // POISON // C693108 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; right side: "[illeg. handwritten] // Dose, 1 Tablet."; left side: "Medicamenta Vera" // indicates devotion to truth // and quality in the manu- // facture and testing of medicinal products"; bottom "D // 6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty; cork crumbling around edge
Copy Type
Original
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