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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 6 Cholera Morbus

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001292
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
996001292
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Antiemetics
Antidiarrheals
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Diarrhea -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- 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 6 // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // CHOLERA MORBUS // F. Humphreys M.D. // HUMPHREYS' HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York // MADE IN U.S.A."; back reads, "AVERAGE CONTENTS 135 PELLETS // Verat. a-Ars. a-Cup. mAmer. Homeopathic Phar."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-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 no staining and no tears or wear on the paper wrapper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
See laminated advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Remedies; "Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 13-14; CD #1
Research Facts
For cholera morbus; nausea and vomiting, stomach sickness; vomiting with diarrhea; thin, loose urgent or rice-water stools, with vomiting; coldness; paleness; blue lips and cramps and morning sickness
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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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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Gravol antiemetic kit

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Dates
1960
1978
circa 1960-1978
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1997.2.18 a-e
Description
A folding case fastened with press studs has pockets for papers with printed dosage charts; four plastic bottles in a space fitted for eight bottles; contents in three of the bottles; printed labels on bottles list contents and product type: tablet, suppository, or capsule; and instructions for use.
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Accession Number
1997.2.18 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A folding case fastened with press studs has pockets for papers with printed dosage charts; four plastic bottles in a space fitted for eight bottles; contents in three of the bottles; printed labels on bottles list contents and product type: tablet, suppository, or capsule; and instructions for use.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
case - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
bottle
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1978
circa 1960-1978
Material
plastic: clear; translucent white
paper: white; brown
Inscriptions
Impressed on cover: "GRAVOL // ANTIEMETIC KIT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Gravol antiemetic kit with case

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Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
993004293 a-p
Description
Unused black plastic antiemetic kit by Gravol used for treatment & prevention of nausea and vomiting holds three dosage charts, two boxes of 5 cc gravol ampoules, and six types of gravol in tablet, capsule, and intramuscular use forms; quantity of medicine in each bottle is: (k): 6 pale yellow tabl…
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Accession Number
993004293 a-p
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Unused black plastic antiemetic kit by Gravol used for treatment & prevention of nausea and
vomiting holds three dosage charts, two boxes of 5 cc gravol ampoules, and six types of
gravol in tablet, capsule, and intramuscular use forms; quantity of medicine in each bottle
is: (k): 6 pale yellow tablets; (l): 29 orange tablets; (m): 3 pale pink unwrapped; (n):
6 blue/white capsules; (o): unopened 5 cc.; (p): 3 silver fil-wrapped suppositories; original
medicine in each bottle
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 18.7 cm. x Width 8.3 cm. x Depth 3.9 cm.
b - dosage chart - Size: Length 8.1 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
c - dosage chart - Size: Length 16.7 cm. x Width 5.8 cm.
d - instructions - Size: Length 8.1 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
e - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
f - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 6.3 cm.
g - glass ampoule - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
i - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 6.3 cm.
j - glass ampoule - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - gravol tablets x 6 - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
l - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
m - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
n - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
o - gravol i/m - Size: Length 4.3 cm. x Diameter2.2 cm.
p - gravol suppositories - adult - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Material
paper: yellow; white; black; turquoise
metal: yellow
plastic: black; clear
drugs:
Inscriptions
Embossed on front flap: "GRAVOL // ANTIEMETIC KIT"; "FRANK W. HORNER LIMITED // MONTREAL /
CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
unused
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Gravol antiemetic kit with case

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Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
993004294 a-r
Description
Unused black plastic antiemetic kit by Gravol used for treatment & prevention of nausea and vomiting holds three dosage charts, two boxes of gravol ampoules, and five types of gravol including tablets, capsules, intramuscular & suppositories; quantity of medicine in each bottle: (m): 3 silver foil-…
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Accession Number
993004294 a-r
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antiemetics
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Unused black plastic antiemetic kit by Gravol used for treatment & prevention of nausea and
vomiting holds three dosage charts, two boxes of gravol ampoules, and five types of
gravol including tablets, capsules, intramuscular & suppositories; quantity of medicine in each
bottle: (m): 3 silver foil-wrapped suppositories; (n) 3 blue "ROCHE" capsules, 14 orange tablets,
22 small white tablets; (o): 8 blue/white capsules; (p): 20 orange tablets, 33 small
bright pink "SEARLE" tablets; (q): full unopened 5 cc.; (r): 6 blue/white capsules, 9 white
"TABLOID BRAND" tablets; some of original medicine still in each bottle, but some have
other capsules and tablets included
Number Of Parts
18
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 19.0 cm. x Width 8.3 cm. x Depth 3.5 cm.
b - dosage chart - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
c - dosage chart - Size: Length 17.0 cm. x Width 5.9 cm.
d - instructions - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
e - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
f - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 6.3 cm.
g - ampoule - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Diameter1.7 cm.
h - blade - Size: Length 4.3 cm. x Width 0.1 mm.
i - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
j - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 6.3 cm.
k - ampoule - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Diameter1.7 cm.
l - blade - Size: Length 4.3 cm. x Width 0.1 mm.
m - gravol suppositories - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
n - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
o - long-acting tablets - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
p - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
q - gravol i/m - Size: Length 2.1 cm. x Diameter4.3 cm.
r - long-acting capsules - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Material
paper: yellow; white; blue; turquoise
metal: yellow
plastic: black; clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on front flap: "GRAVOL // ANTIEMETIC KIT"; "FRANK W. HORNER LIMITED // MONTREAL /
CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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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

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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

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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
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