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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001248
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; there is a paper label on the front of the package to identify the contents.
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Accession Number
996001248
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; there is a paper label on the front of the package to identify the contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct. 1993.
Maker
B.O & G.G. Wilson Wholesale Botanic Druggist
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plant material: brown
paper: light blue; off-white
Inscriptions
Top label reads, "SOUTHERNWOOD. // Artemisia Abrotanum // B.O. & G.G. WILSON // WHOLESALE // BOTANIC DRUGGISTS // 18 & 20 CENTRAL ST. // BOSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row A
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.3 cm. x Width: 5.2 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper has several holes in it (likely from insects); there is a missing section at the front side, through which plant material leaks out.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Artemisia Abrotanum
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Nason's Palatable Cod Liver Oil

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2353
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001274 a-c
Description
(a) Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw on/off metal lid; bottle has a printed paper label on its front listing product information; bottle contains cod liver oil; (b) one-piece printed cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; box lists product…
Accession Number
996001274 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Cod Liver Oil
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw on/off metal lid; bottle has a printed paper label on its front listing product information; bottle contains cod liver oil; (b) one-piece printed cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; box lists product information and was made to house (a); (c) sheet of printed paper with product information for (a).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
c - instructions
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Ottawa - given as a gift
Maker
Tailby-Nason Company
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
Box reads, "PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // NASON'S // PALATABLE // COD // LIVER // OIL // FROM THE LOFOTEN ISLANDS OF NORWAY // LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN // Easy to take // PREPARED BY // TAILBY-NASON COMPANY // KENDALI SQUARE STA., BOSTON, MASS. // NORWEGIAN WORKS // NASON & CO. a/s // SALHUS, NORWAY" (front back); "Nason's // PALATABLE // COD LIVER // OIL // ACCEPTED // AMERICAN // MEDICAL // ASSN. // Council on Pharmacy // and Chemistry // Made in Nason's own // plants in the Lofoten // Islands of Norway - // the romantic "Land of the Midnight Sun" // HIGH VITAMIN POTENCY // PLUS PALATABILITY // Vitamin Potency warrented" (sides); bottle label contains potency and dosage information
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.2 cm. x Diameter3.3 cm.
b - box - Size: Length 9.1 cm. x Width 3.8 cm. x Depth 3.8 cm.
c - instructions (unfolded) - Size: Length 25.3 cm. x Width 16.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) Bottle unused and unopened; metal lid shows no corrosion and there are no marks on the bottle itself or its paper label; (b) cardboard box shows little wear; the right side flap at the top is partially torn; back flap torn; (c) written instructions show no tears, wear or missing sections; there is onw small stain
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19
Research Facts
Used as a vitamin supplement
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
010020391
Description
Clear glass bottle containing ipecac with cork closure; rectangular bottle with manufacturer's information embossed on back; white paper label on front printed with black ink states product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; bottle is m…
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Accession Number
010020391
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
MM= Drugs -- emetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass bottle containing ipecac with cork closure; rectangular bottle with manufacturer's information embossed on back; white paper label on front printed with black ink states product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; bottle is mostly full of brown liquid
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
Melvin & Badger
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
wood: brown
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "MELVIN & BADGER, // Apothecaries. // 43 TEMPLE PLACE, // BOSTON."; handwritten on front: "Syrup Ipecaec"; embossed on back: "Melvin & Badger Co. // APOTHECARIES // BOSTON MASS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
8.8 cm
Width
3.7 cm
Depth
2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork deteriorating, but keeps a tight seal on contents; paper label is worn
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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Whittemore Shoe Polish

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14656
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890 - 1900
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005015
Description
Rectangular green glass bottle with curved faces and bevelled front panel; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on side.
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Accession Number
014005015
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular green glass bottle with curved faces and bevelled front panel; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Whittemore
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890 - 1900
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: green
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "WHITTEMORE // BOSTON // A. S. U"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row B
Length
14.1
Width
6.6
Depth
3.5
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor residue inside bottle
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Whittemores Boston U.S.A. Antique Bottles
Research Facts
The embossing "A. S. U" on the bottle has been reversed as it should read "U. S. A".
The shoe polish was very common as many people used it as a shoe or stove blackener.
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bittersweet twigs

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5882
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.259.1
Description
Unopened paper package with black printing and design.
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Accession Number
1969.259.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Unopened paper package with black printing and design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Cheney & Myruk
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
On front: "CHENEY & MYRUK "; at an angle across the front: "Bittersweet Twigs. // (Solanum Dulcamara. [sic]"; beneath this, "BOSTON // MASS."; on side:" Common names. Felonwort; Garden nightshade, Scarlet Berry; Violet Bloom; Woody Nightshade; Wolf Grape." on side: "Properties. Employed in cutaneous diseases, scrofula, jaundice, and rheumatic affections."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Faded
Copy Type
Original
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extract of logwood

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6307
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.28
Description
A purple cardboard box, circular in shape, containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.28
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Coloring Agents
Description
A purple cardboard box, circular in shape, containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
American Dyewood Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: purple
ink: black
Inscriptions
On top: "AMERICAN DYEWOOD CO. // SUCCESSORS TO WATERVILLE MILLS // AND // NEW YORK & BOSTON DYEWOOD CO. // 1/4 lb. Extract of Logwood // FOR // TECHNICAL PURPOSES ONLY // NEW YORK - PHILADELPHIA - BOSTON"; pencilled on back: "DJ/15"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row D
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.0 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label slightly stained.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a dye or stain.
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white ash bark box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6310
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.30
Description
Paper-covered cardboard box containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.30
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Paper-covered cardboard box containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Cheney & Myrick
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: light green
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped in black ink on front: "ASH BK. WHITE // CHENEY & MYRICK, // DEALERS IN // American Drugs, // 15 Union Street, // BOSTON."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.75 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight tear on one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1970.4.31
Description
A paper package containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.31
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Diuretics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- diuretics -- container
Description
A paper package containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Cheney & Myrick
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: yellowed white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped in black ink on front: "CLEAVERS. // CHENEY & MYRICK, // DEALERS IN // American Drugs, // 15 Union Street, // BOSTON."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Little holes in wrapper suggest insect infestation; corner torn; dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a diuretic.
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white ash bark box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6317
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.37
Description
Paper-covered cardboard box containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.37
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Paper-covered cardboard box containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Cheney & Myrick
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: light green
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped in black ink on front: "ASH BK. WHITE // CHENEY & MYRICK, // DEALERS IN // American Drugs, // 15 Union Street, // BOSTON."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.75 cm
Condition Remarks
Opened at one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Angier's emulsion

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7815
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.201
Description
A cardboard box containing a labelled glass bottle with a metal cap.
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Accession Number
1980.18.201
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a labelled glass bottle with a metal cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Angier Chemical Company
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
label has: "New Size Package adopted Sept., 1947."
Material
paper: yellowish; black
glass: clear
metal
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "ANGIER'S // EMULSION // IMPROVED // for COUGHS // due to Colds"; instructions follow; "Manufactured by // Angier Chemical Company // Boston, Mass // Makers of Angier's Emulsion for over 60 years // New Size Package adopted Sept., 1947."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x WIdth 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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