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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
999014006 a-b
Description
An empty rectangular amber coloured glass bottle (a) tapering to a moulded lip with moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening; the screw cap (b) is slightly rounded.
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Accession Number
999014006 a-b
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An empty rectangular amber coloured glass bottle (a) tapering to a moulded lip with moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening; the screw cap (b) is slightly rounded.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Diam. 24.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam 10.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Sam Cronk of Belleville, Ontario.
Maker
E.B. Shuttleworth
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
glass: amber
metal: brown, beige
paper: cream
ink: brown, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Tinct. Capsici. // B.P. // DOSE: 5 to 15 minims. // The E.B. SHUTTLEWORTH // CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // TORONTO, CANADA"; embossed on back of bottle: "16 FL.OZ."; printed on cap: "E. B. S.".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Minor staining on label; back has residue from removal of paper label.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Queens Senate Medical School Scholarships Web site; The Canadian Encyclopedia Web site; CD #1.
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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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001087 a-b
Description
Empty rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with rod style neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with removable cork (b); tan paper label with black text on centre; flat sides; mould lines and minor bubbles in the glass visible; bottom with embossed numbers and letters.
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Accession Number
000001087 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with rod style neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with removable cork (b); tan paper label with black text on centre; flat sides; mould lines and minor bubbles in the glass visible; bottom with embossed numbers and letters.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: amber
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "500 // GELATIN // COATED // No. 4[illeg] // OPIUM // EXTRACT // ¼ GRAIN // PILLS. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A."; embossed on bottom: "P D & CO. // 382 "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row E
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 9.3 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is severely discoloured, torn, and with minor missing pieces at edges (especially at the top); cork cracked and crumbling at edges
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit L-2017-7 Niagara Historical Society Museum 16 OCt 2017 - 28 Nov 2018.
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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morphine sulphate with atropine sulphate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6266
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1970.10.4
Description
Clear glass vial, corked; empty of drugs; has rounded label wrapped around it.
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Accession Number
1970.10.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Atropine -- therapeutic use
Morphine -- therapeutic use
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial, corked; empty of drugs; has rounded label wrapped around it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellowish
Inscriptions
On label: "DIRECTIONS" (printed); handwritten: "Morph. sulph. 1/4 gr. // Atrop. sulph. 1/15 gr."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"Morphine sulphate is an analgesic, painkiller and narcotic"; "Atropine sulplhate reduces smooth muscle tone."
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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1970.10.7
Description
Clear glass vial, corked; no contents; paper strip label around vial.
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Accession Number
1970.10.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial, corked; no contents; paper strip label around vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellowish
Inscriptions
Handwritten on label: "Opium 1/2 gr. // Pb. Acetate 1 1/2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork is slightly chipped.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Martindale 27th ed.; CD #UHN
Research Facts
"It is an analgesic."
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Chlorodyne modified

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1974.11.26
Description
An amber glass bottle with a black screw cap containing a green liquid (about 1 fl. oz); yellow paper label wrapped around bottle with printing at 90° to the length of the bottle.
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Accession Number
1974.11.26
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies
MM= Drug Packagaing -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber glass bottle with a black screw cap containing a green liquid (about 1 fl. oz); yellow paper label wrapped around bottle with printing at 90° to the length of the bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: North Lambton Medical Group, Arkona, Ont. (Dr. S. Trapp), via Dr. L. Levine.
Maker
Charles R. Will & Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
glass: amber
liquid: green
metal: black
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
On label: "Net contents 4 fl ounces // CHLORODYNE // MODIFIED // Each fluid ounce contains // Morphine Hydro- // chloride 2 7/8 grs. // Chloroform 46 mins // Oil Peppermint 1 1/2 mins // Tinct. Capsicum 5 mins // Acid Hydrocyanic // Dilute 9 mins // DOSE // 5-15 minims // POISON // LOT NO. C57044 // CHARLES R WILL & CO. // LIMITED // LONDON - CANADA"; stamped on bottom: "4 oz // L 6 // V – 46 – C // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row C
Length
11.0 cm
Width
4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Percy Russell Urie was a Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1919 graduate.
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Unguentum Methyl Salicylate

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1979.21.61
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on lid and a paper label affixed; nearly full of an oily substance.
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Accession Number
1979.21.61
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on lid and a paper label affixed; nearly full of an oily substance.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Ingram & Bell, Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: yellow
paper: brown, black
unguent: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label is a circle with "INGRAM & BELL LIMITED" around the inside edge, with a caduceus inside the circle; printed under that is "Unguentum of // Methyl Salicylate // COMPOUND"; "Contains: Methyl Salicylate, Camphor, Chloral-Hydrate Menthol and Oil Mustard"; "Apply by massage, or by simple application and cover with cloth."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some worn areas on lid.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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horse chestnut leaves

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.132
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of horse chestnut leaves.
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Accession Number
1980.18.132
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of horse chestnut leaves.
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
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Material
glass: translucent green
paper: brown;
ink: black; dark yellow
leaves: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "W.G. Dunoon // DISPENSING CHEMIST // [illeg.] LINDSAY ONT. // Horse Chestnut Leaves"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 12.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is torn on lower left and missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"The seeds of horse-chestnut, have been given in the form of a tincture for painful haemorrhoids and as emmenagogue. A liquid extract has been applied externally in rheumatism and neuralgia."
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Fluid extract larkspur seed

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.256
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with sharply rounded shoulders, a narrow neck and a pronounced lip; closed with a cork; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.256
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with sharply rounded shoulders, a narrow neck and a pronounced lip; closed with a cork; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
glass: amber
paper: brown
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Fluid Extract // Larkspur Seed"; embossed on bottom: "PD & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork broken at top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The American Illustrated Medical Dictionary," W.A.N. Dorland, 20th ed., 1944
Research Facts
Larkspur is also known as Delphinium, the seeds of which are useful as a painkiller in neuralgia and rheumatism; also diuretic and emmenagogue.
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Chamberlain's Antiseptic Liniment

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.55
Description
A greenish glass bottle with rectangular sides with indented panels on each one; stopped with a cork; paper labels; full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.55
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A greenish glass bottle with rectangular sides with indented panels on each one; stopped with a cork; paper labels; full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Chamberlain Medicine Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
glass: translucent green
paper: brown; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on one panel: "Chamberlain Med. Co."; on another: CHAMBERLAIN'S // PAIN - BALM"; on another: "DESMOINES & TORONTO"; printed on paper label: "CHAMBERLAIN'S // ANTISEPTIC // LINIMENT" followed by extensive instructions (?).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 17.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
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