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Saratoga Ointment

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1979.21.62
Description
A squarish tin with a lid and a paper label affixed to the front containing an oily, creamy unguent.
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Accession Number
1979.21.62
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dermatologic Agents
Ointments
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A squarish tin with a lid and a paper label affixed to the front containing an oily, creamy unguent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
The G. F. Harvey Co., Manufacturing Chemists
Site Made (City)
Saratoga Springs
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: grey-brown
paper: brown; black
unguent: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "ONE POUND // SARATOGA OINTMENT // Boric Acid, Oxide Zinc, Eucalyptol and Petrolatum // DIRECTIONS -- Cleanse the part affected by bathing // with Castile Soap and water, dry with a soft towel and // apply the Ointment freely. // MANUFACTURED ONLY BY // THE G. F. HARVEY CO., // Manufacturing Chemists // SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label worn in some places; rust markings on tin.
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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