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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 16 for malaria

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001294
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
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Accession Number
996001294
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993
Maker
Humphreys Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
paper: off-white
cardboard:
Inscriptions
Paper wrapper/label reads, "HUMPHREYS' // HOMEOPATHIC // NO ['O' superscripted] 16 // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // MALARIA // F. Humphreys M.D. // HUMPHREYS' HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York // MADE IN U.S.A."; back reads, "AVERAGE CONTENTS 32 TABLETS // Quin.Sul-Nux v.-Ipec.-ced.-Eup.p"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm. x Depth: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container is unopened and unused; there is minor wear at the top and bottom of the box on the paper wrapper; all printing is legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
See laminated advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Remedies; "Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 13-14
Research Facts
For Malaria, Fever and Ague, Dumbague, intermitting fever; malarial fevers; effects of malaria; old suppressed agues.
Exhibit History
Bracken Library - Chiong exhibit - May 13 1997
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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001010
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; has been written on in red, green and black
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Accession Number
000001010
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Pain -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; has been written on in red, green and black
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "STRAMONIUM (U.S.P.) // (Datura Stramonium.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "STRAMONIUM (U.S.P.) // (Datura Stramonium.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS"; overwritten by hand on front: "3880 [circled] an # [struck out] 18¢ oz [struck out] 15¢ oz P.D. Co [struck out] 15¢ [struck out] 2/25 [struck out] P D Co 25¢ oz [struck out]"; left side: "P D & Co [monogrammed]"; right side: "P D & Co [monogramme]"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, BARKS // AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on bottom and where paint is chipped; lid is dented; brown accretion in three spots on back; back and front are dented; dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
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ambodryl hydrochloride elixir

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3936
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001145 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with bakelite (?) screw-top cap (b); paper label on left side; rectangular white sticker on bottom; bottle full of liquid
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Accession Number
000001145 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with bakelite (?) screw-top cap (b); paper label on left side; rectangular white sticker on bottom; bottle full of liquid
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 19.4 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 4.6 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white; red; green
Inscriptions
(b) "PD&Co. [monogramme, letters interlaced] [embossed]";(a) printed on left side: "16 FL. OZ. No. 225 // ELIXIR // AMBODRYL ® // HYDROCHLORIDE // BROMODIPHENHYDRAMINE // HYDROCHLORIDE ELIXIR // Contains 10 mg. Ambodryl // Hydrochloride in each 4 cc. // An antihistaminic agent for relief of allergic symptoms. // DOSE – Adults, 1 to 2 // teaspoonfuls; Children up to 12 years, 1/2 to // 2 teaspoonfuls; three // or four times daily. // CAUTION – If medica- // tion causes drowsiness, // reduce dosage and avoid // activities requiring alert- // ness. Do not exceed // recommended dose or // use for prolonged time // except as directed by a physician. // Medical literature available // to physicians on request. // Ambodryl – Registered // Trade Mark // L [encircled] L134 C [stamped] // Stock 9-225-48 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // 414 [handwritten over text above]"; bottom: "5 // O [embossed] // JW [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty; label slightly yellowed; some random pen marks and a brown stain near centre; cap fits tightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.152 (a,b)
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ambodryl hydrochloride elixir

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Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001152 a-b
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (a) with plastic screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle 2/3 full of liquid
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Accession Number
000001152 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (a) with plastic screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle 2/3 full of liquid
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 18.8 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white; black; green
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "16 FLUID OUNCES No. 225 // ELIXIR // AMBODRYL® // HYDROCHLORIDE // BROMODIPHENHYDRAMINE // HYDROCHLORIDE ELIXIR // 350 [handwritten] // Contains 10 mg. Ambodryl // Hydrochloride in each 4 cc. (1 teaspoonful). // An antihistaminic agent for relief of allergic symptoms. // DOSE – Children up to 12 years, 1/2 to // 2 teaspoonfuls// or as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available // to physicians on request. // 'Ambodryl' – Reg. Trademark // Stock 9-225-48 // L [encircled] E116Z [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "1
4 // 9669A // 4 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label slightly yellowed; light brown stain at top, wrinkled at centre of left and right edges, tear (1.5 cm) on bottom edge; cap fits securely; yellow-brown accretion on bottom of bottle (old adhesive?)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
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Comfort medicated powder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4024
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001229 a-b
Description
Square metal tin (a) with separate lid (b); lid includes a round, perforated dial that likely turned to align holes to dispense powder.
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Accession Number
000001229 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Skin Care
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Square metal tin (a) with separate lid (b); lid includes a round, perforated dial that likely turned to align holes to dispense powder.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tin - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
metal: cream; blue; red; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "MEDICAMENTA . VERA . [these words surround logo] P D // NET WEIGHT 4 OUNCES // COMFORT ® // POWDER // A MEDICATED POWDER // CONTAINS: TALC AND CORNSTARCH // TOGETHER WITH ZINC STEARATE 3%, // EXSICCATED ALUM 1.5%, MAGNESIUM // CARBONATE 0.3%, SALICYLIC ACID 0.5%, // AND PHENOL NOT MORE THAN 0.25% // Stock 21-34-35 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; left side: "RECOMMENDED FOR // Use in the relief of sunburn, prickly // heat, chafing, diaper rash and skin // irritation due to adhesive or other // bandages. A massage medium and // for use wherever a bland medicated // powder is indicated. // LITHO. IN U.S.A. // [illeg.] // CANCO // [illeg.]"; back: identical to front; right side: identical to left side; bottom: "L [encircled] F 128 J [stamped]"; (b) "COMFORT POWDER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Condition Remarks
Some paint scratched off; some corrosion; lid no longer comes off and dial no longer turns
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.322
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Caladryl Lotion

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001232 a-b
Description
Elliptical plastic bottle (a) with paper labels and threaded plastic cap with a top that flips open.
Accession Number
000001232 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Sunburn -- drug therapy
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Elliptical plastic bottle (a) with paper labels and threaded plastic cap with a top that flips open.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Material
plastic: white; pink
paper: white; brown; orange; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "PARKE-DAVIS // Caladryl* // LOTION // FOR RELIEF OF ITCHING // due to insect bites, minor skin irritations, // mild poison ivy and oak, mild sunburn // [indications repeated in French] // 100 mL DIN 358452 // 267H540"; back: "(L) 41154 // Benadryl* (diphenhydramine HCl) 1% and // Calamine 8%. // Directions: SHAKE WELL. Apply to skin 3 or 4 // times daily. Cleanse skin with soap and water and // dry area before each application. // Warning: Do not apply to blistered, raw or oozing // areas of the skin. If a burning sensation or rash // develops, or if condition persists, discontinue use. // Remove by washing with soap and water. // Caution: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep away // from eyes or other mucous membranes. Keep // out of reach of children. // [contents, directions, warning and caution repeated in French] // * Reg. T.M. / M. Enr. Parke, Davis & Company // Psrke-Davis Canada Inc. auth. user / usager aut. // Parke-Davis Canada Inc., Scarborough, Ontario // 267H640 26701"; bottom: "IMCO // 14"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row C
Length
a - 12.0 cm
Width
a - 6.0 cm
Depth
a - 2.9 cm b - 1.8 cm
Diameter
b - 2.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle somewhat dirty; spot of pink accretion on back; labels yellowed, dirty; some product appears to have leaked from flip top of cap.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
2000
circa 2000
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001257 a-c
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a)
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Accession Number
000001257 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Skin Care
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a)
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Warner-Lambert Co.
Dates
2000
circa 2000
Date Remarks
Current date
Material
plastic: white
cardboard: pink; white; blue; green;yellow; red; black
metal: silver; blue; white
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "DIN 02019701 † // Benadryl* // CREAM ITCH RELIEF // For relief of itch due to: // insect bites // mild sunburn // poison ivy // minor skin irritations // Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Cream 30 g"; front: "Directions: Apply locally three or four times daily. Contains: 2% diphenhydramine hydrochloride in a water miscible ointment base. // Non-medicinal Ingredient: paraben. // Warning: For external use only. Donot apply to blistere, raw or oozing areas of the skin. Do not use on chicken pox, measles or extensive areas of the // skin. If condition worsens or if symptoms persist for more than 7 days, or clear up and occur again within a few days, discontinue use and consult a physician // promptly. Do not use any other drugs containing diphenhydramine while using this product. Avoid contact with the eyes or other mucous membranes; if this // occurs rinse thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, contact a physician or Poison Control Center immediately. // *TM Warner-Lambert Co, mfr. by †Warner-Lambert Canada Inc. for Warner Wellcome, lic. use, Scarborough, ONT. M1L 2N3"; bottom: top repeated in French; back: front repeated in French; right side: "[bar code] ) 60093 26517 5"; left side: "This carton contains 100% recycled // material, including 20% post-consumer // material. / [repeated in French] // (L) 8412 // EXP AL03"; (b) front: "DIN 02019701† // Benadryl* // CREAM ITCH RELIEF 30 g // Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Cream // For relief due to: // insect bites mild sunburn // poison ivy minor skin irritations // Directions: Apply locally three or four times daily. // Contains: 2% w/w diphenhydramine hydro- // chloride in a water miscible ointment base. // Non-medicinal Ingredient: paraben. // Warnings: For external use only. Should not be // applied to blistered, raw or oozing areas of the // skin. // See outer carton for additional warnings. // Lot No. and Exp Date on tube fold. // *TM / MC Warner-Lambert Co., mfr. by / fab. par †Warner- // Lambert Canada Inc. for / pour Warner Wellcome, lic. // use / sous lic., Scarborough, ONT. M1L 2N3"; back: front repeated in French, plus: "26517 265Q017 // 8412 AL03"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row G
Condition Remarks
Flaps of box are dented from being opened; no other problems apparent
Copy Type
Original
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Benadryl Kapseals

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4067
Dates
1949
1955
circa 1949
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001274 a-b
Description
A recrangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b); bottle is covered on front and left and right sides wtih a paper label, has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back and is 2/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001274 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Anti-Allergic Agents
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A recrangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b); bottle is covered on front and left and right sides wtih a paper label, has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back and is 2/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
1955
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; beige; orange; black
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 No. 378 // KAPSEALS // BENADRYL // HYDROCHLORIDE // WITH // EPHEDRINE SULPHATE // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // EACH KAPSEAL CONTAINS: // Benadryl Hydrochloride Diphen- // hydramine Hcl. P.D. & Co. 50 mg. // Ephedrine Sulphate – 10 mg. // DOSE - One Kapseal, repeated // only as directed by the physician. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // [illeg.] [handwritten over above 9 lines] // C785002 [stamped]"; right side: "DISPENSE IN GLASS"; left side: "The word 'KAPSEALS' designates the her- // metically sealed capsules manufactured by // Parke, Davis & Company."; bottom: "9 // 4107C // 5 [embossed]"; (b) "P D & Co [monogramme, letters interlaced] [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 9.5 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 2.9 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed, dirty; yellowish stain on right side; bottle dirty; some corrosion where paint is scraped off of cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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allergenic extract vials

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4091
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001298 a-e
Description
Two cylindrical glass vials (c,d) stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps moulded over the necks and lips of the vials; plastic caps fit over the metal caps such that when the plastic caps are pulled off the seals on the metal caps are broken; vials are in a plastic tray (b) in a ca…
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Accession Number
000001298 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- drug therapy
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Two cylindrical glass vials (c,d) stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps moulded over the necks and lips of the vials; plastic caps fit over the metal caps such that when the plastic caps are pulled off the seals on the metal caps are broken; vials are in a plastic tray (b) in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (e).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - tray- Size: Length 8.9 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - vial - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
e - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Width 10.2 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
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
cardboard: white; blue
paper: white; orange; blue; red
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: pink
plastic: blue; white
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "3 VIALS SERIALLY DILUTED Bio. 360 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // C // GRAMINEAE POLLENS // ONE COMPLETE 16 DOSE TREATMENT // 4 cc. Vial No. 1 60 units* (0.06 [illeg.] ollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 2 600 units* (0. [illeg.] ollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 3 6000 units* [illeg.] ollen) per cc. // U.S. Licence No. 1 *[illeg.] package insert. // Stock 4-360-1-70 // PARKE-DAVIS"; front: "The usual initial dose is 0.1 cc. of the highest dilution (Vial No. 1). // However, the dosage is dependent upon the tolerance of the patient. // See package insert for prophylaxis and treatment of hay fever. // Use a separate heat sterilized syringe and needle for each injection. // Store at temperature between 2° and 8° C. (36° and 46° F.)."; bottom: "Patient // Dose No. CC. Units Date Injected // Vial No. 1, 60 Units per cc. // 1 0.1 6 // 2 0.2 12 // 3 0.4 24 // 4 0.8 48 // 5 1.25 75 // Vial No. 2, 600 Units per cc. // 6 0.2 120 // 7 0.3 180 // 8 0.5 300 // 9 0.8 480 // 10 1.25 700 // Vial No. 3, 6000 Units per cc. // 11 0.2 1200 // 12 0.3 1800 // 13 0.4 2400 // 14 0.5 3000 // 15 0.6 3600"; back: "This extract is preserved with 50% glycerin and is supplied in rubber // diaphragm stoppered vials ready for use. No. U.S. standard of // potency. // Distributed by Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario // Manufactured by Parke, Davis & Company, Detroit, Michigan 48232 U.S.A."; right side: "3 Vials Bio. 360 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // GRAMINEAE POLLENS // Expiration Date: [printed] Jan. 10, 1975 [stamped] // Lots [printed] 992684E 992685E 992868E [stamped]"; left side: "3 Vials Bio. 360 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // GRAMINEAE POLLENS // Parke, Davis & Company // Stock 4-360-1-70"; (c) front: "4 CC. No. 1 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // (GRAMINEAE POLLENS) // 60 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.1 cc. See circular. // [above 3 lines are printed over] 1 // Exp.: Jan. 10, 1975 Lot 992684E // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "W // 18 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (d) front: 4 CC. No. 2 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // (GRAMINEAE POLLENS) // 600 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.2 cc. or less. See circular. // [above 3 lines are printed over] 2 // Exp.: Jan. 10, 1975 Lot 992685E // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "W // 72 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (e) "ALLERGENIC EXTRACTS // [text follows] // ADMINISTRATION // [text follows] // EH // PRE-SEASONAL TREATMENT // [text follows] // CO-SEASONAL TREATMENT // [text follows] // 2 EH // [text continues from Co-Seasonal . . .] // PERENNIAL TREATMENT // [text follows] // CONTROL OF REACTION // [text follows] // 3 EH // TREATMENT OF REACTION // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] & COMPANY // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A. // M-5 EH // Aug. 1965"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Box dented; white accretion (probably an old sticker that has been partially removed) over 2/3 of front; no apparent problems with other parts.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Comfort medicated powder

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Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001322 a-b
Description
A square metal tin (a) with separate lid (b) that includes a round perforated dial to align the perforations with holes in the lid to dispense powder
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Accession Number
000001322 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Skin Care
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A square metal tin (a) with separate lid (b) that includes a round perforated dial to align the perforations with holes in the lid to dispense powder
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tin - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 4.4 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
1976
circa 1976
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: cream; blue; red; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "[logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // NET WEIGHT 4 OUNCES // COMFORT® // POWDER // A MEDICATED POWDER // CONTAINS: TALC AND CORNSTARCH, // DRIED POTASSIUM ALUM 1.5%, MAG- // NESIUM CARBONATE 0.3%, SALICYLIC // ACID 0.5%, AND PHENOL NOT MORE // THAN 0.25% // STOCK 21-34-74 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A."; right side: "RECOMMENDED FOR // Use in the relief of sunburn, prickly // heat, chafing, diaper rash, and skin // irritation due to adhesive or other // bandages. A massage medium and // for use whenever a bland medicated // powder is indicated. // MADE IN U.S.A."; back: identical to front; left side: identical to right side; bottom: "L [encircled] GG164 [stamped]"; (b) "COMFORT // POWDER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Condition Remarks
Tin dusty; extensive corrosion on lid; dial no longer turns
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.229
Images
Less detail

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