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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 16 for malaria

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Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
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
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
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
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
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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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.13.8 a-c
Description
A theralator insufflator (a) with a rubber bulb and rigid plastic tube, accompanied by a vial of 10 controlled-release capsules, each containing 15 mg. hydrocortisone acetate (b); contained in a cardboard box (c); directions for use included.
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Accession Number
1981.13.8 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Intranasal
Description
A theralator insufflator (a) with a rubber bulb and rigid plastic tube, accompanied by a vial of 10 controlled-release capsules, each containing 15 mg. hydrocortisone acetate (b); contained in a cardboard box (c); directions for use included.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - insufflator - Size: Length 12.5 cm
b - vial
c - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: De. Michael Hawke of Toronto.
Maker
British Drug Houses (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
rubber: green
plastic: clear
cardboard: white
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on directions: "THERALATOR // ([illeg.] Therapeutic Insufflator) // DIRECTIONS FOR USE // BRITISH DRUG HOUSES // TORONTO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Copy Type
Original
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Trilene ampoules

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Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
Accession Number
1982.3.12 a-f
Description
A cardboard box (f) containing five crushable ampoules (a-e) of trilene (trichloroethylene); designed for inhalation; paper labels on box and ampoules.
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Accession Number
1982.3.12 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A cardboard box (f) containing five crushable ampoules (a-e) of trilene (trichloroethylene); designed for inhalation; paper labels on box and ampoules.
Number Of Parts
6
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Imperial Chemical (Pharmaceuticals) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
cardboard: black
glass: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
Printed on box label: "TRILENE // brand of // TRICHLOROETHYLENE // CRUSHABLE AMPOULES // (FOR INHALATION) // 5 x 1 c.c. // EMA.25830 // Re-order No. 65061 // IMPERIAL CHEMICAL (PHARMACEUTICALS) LTD. // MANCHESTER // Made in England // HHL-1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
Images
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
Accession Number
1982.3.13 a-b
Description
A cardboard box (b) containing a glass cylinder (b) with a spring-loaded valve to keep the ethyl chloride in a liquid state; paper labels on box and cylinder. bottle; box
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Accession Number
1982.3.13 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- drugs
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A cardboard box (b) containing a glass cylinder (b) with a spring-loaded valve to keep the ethyl chloride in a liquid state; paper labels on box and cylinder. bottle; box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cylinder - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Oxygen Company of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
cardboard: dark blue
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: off-white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on both labels: "ETHYL CHLORIDE, B.P. // [logo] FOR ANAESTHESIA [logo] // 100 GRAMS // OXYGEN COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED // COMPAGNIE D'OXYGENE DU CANADA, LIMITÉE // 2549 ST. JAMES ST. WEST, MONTEAL, QUE."; box label has "MEDIUM" at top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
Accession Number
1982.3.14
Description
A brown glass rectangular bottle contains 300 ml of trilene; has a screw-on bakelite cap and a paper label.
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Accession Number
1982.3.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- drugs
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A brown glass rectangular bottle contains 300 ml of trilene; has a screw-on bakelite cap and a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Ayerst Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "300 ml No. 3150 // TRICHLOROETHYLENE B.P. // anesthetic . analgesic [in cursive] // [in a box, divided into French, to the left, and English, to the right] Conserver en // récipient fermé et // garder au frais, à // l'abri de la lumière. Store in closed // container, ina cool // place, protected // from light. //Ayerst [in cursive] // AYERST LABORATORIES // division of // Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison Limited, // Montreal // Made in Canada by arrangement with // IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD."; cautionary information on sides, French on one side and English on the other.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row A
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
Accession Number
1982.3.15 a-e
Description
A box containing three glass bottles of Vinethene anaesthetic agent with a black Bakelite drip cap; bottles have paper labels.
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Accession Number
1982.3.15 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A box containing three glass bottles of Vinethene anaesthetic agent with a black Bakelite drip cap; bottles have paper labels.
Number Of Parts
5
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Sharp & Dohme
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
cardboard: beige
glass: brown
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "3 x 10 cc. (BOTTLES) No. 7752 // SHARP // & // DOHME // 'VINETHENE' // (VINYL ETHER FOR ANESTHESIA U.S.P. MERCK) // CONTAINS 3.5% Alcohol and 0.01% Phenyl-alpha-naphthylamine // SHARP & DOHME // TORONTO, ONT. // DIVISION OF MERCK & CO. LIMITED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row B
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
This anaesthetic agent was packaged in this way because it is decomposed by exposure to light and air and could not be kept after it was opened; used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
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Dates
1955
1965
1955-1965
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995006008 a-c
Description
A bottle of unicaine HCl solution (local anaesthetic) in a box; the bottle (a) is clear with a firmly attached metal cap with a rubber center for the insertion of a needle; the bottle is about 1/5 of the way filled; there is a secondary removable metal cap (b) which fits over the rubber one; the bo…
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Accession Number
995006008 a-c
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Local
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A bottle of unicaine HCl solution (local anaesthetic) in a box; the bottle (a) is clear with a firmly attached metal cap with a rubber center for the insertion of a needle; the bottle is about 1/5 of the way filled; there is a secondary removable metal cap (b) which fits over the rubber one; the bottle is stored in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
c - box
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Maker
Novocol Chemical Mfg. Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
1965
1955-1965
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: tan
cardboard: beige, pink
Inscriptions
"UNICAINE HCl // SOLUTION // 38 mg. per cc. with // SUPRANOL 1:60,000 // Novel // 30cc 30cc // LOCAL ANAESTHETIC // Each cc. contains: Unacaine HCl 0.038 gm. // Supranol 0.000017 gm. // Brand of Epinephrine // U.S.P. (Natural) // Sodium Bisulfite // 0.0015 gm. // Distilled water // q.s.ad. // Novocol Chemical // Mfg. Co. of Canada Ltd. // TORONTO 5, ONTARIO" printed on the box and bottle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some deterioration of the label and box.
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St. He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics.
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Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which h…
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Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which has notches corresponding with (b) a safety cap, which is round and threaded inside; there are two notches on the side which fit the bottle notches; there is a hole in the top of the cap with a plastic tube going through it; the plastic tube has another corrugated plastic tube around it; the end of the tube has a pin index piece of plastic which will only fit into an isoflurane vaporizer.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.7 cm. x Diameter5.0 cm.
b - safety cap with spout - Size: Length 18.4 cm. x Diameter3.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Material
metal: dark grey
plastic: purple; clear
glass: amber
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) a printed paper label on the bottle reads, "100 ml e No ["o" superscripted] B506 // Pr DIN 02032384 // ISOFLURANE USP // Inhalation // Anaesthetic // Anesthesique // par inhalation // ABBOTT // Contains: ISOFLURANE 99.9% // Administration: Surgical Anaesthesia: [listed] // Maintenance: [listed] // nonflammable non explosive // Abbott Laboratories, Limited // Montreal Canada // 005-525-202" (in English and French); "(L)31094VA // Exp. 07-2002"; the bottom of the bottle has a raised "8" and "N" in the glass; (b) raised lettering in the top of the cap reads, "ISOFLURANE // Ohmeda"; the pin indexed end piece is stamped "010096"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row E
Condition Remarks
The bottle and cap arrived with no evidence of heavy wear; the bottle seal has been broken and the contents used; the paper, glass and plastic parts are in pristine condition; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The pin index system ensures that the proper anaesthetic agent is put into a vaporizer; this is done by having unique pin index shapes for each anaesthetic agent
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Nov. 2, 2001
Images
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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
Accession Number
1975.8.13
Description
A metal cylinder with a paper label glued on; nozzle at one end; box is unnumbered. bottle; box
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Accession Number
1975.8.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Description
A metal cylinder with a paper label glued on; nozzle at one end; box is unnumbered. bottle; box
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Hugh Gilchrist, executor of Dr. McCosh's estate (Toronto); owned and used by Dr. J. T. McCosh of the University of Toronto.
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
paper: yellow; red
Inscriptions
On paper label: "ETHYL CHLORIDE, B.P. // CAUTION: POISON – INFLAMMABLE // THE J.F. HARTZ CO., LIMITED // MONTREAL TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Some deposits of metal around cap; Note: HIGHLY INFLAMMABLE; STORE UPRIGHT.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
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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