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Neuralgia No. 240

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001020
Description
Paper roll containing several large pills; paper label on outside of roll.
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Accession Number
996001020
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Paper roll containing several large pills; paper label on outside of roll.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
paper: cream; blue
Inscriptions
Neuralgia // No. 240 The Propriety or patent medicine Act // Prepared only by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacist // 394 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.4 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper is discoloured and has several spots of foxing
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Yaqui Pain Killer and Inhaler

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
014002001
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of Yaqui pain medicine tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; approximately one third full of brown liquid; red paper label wraps completely around bottle; label has imagery of fictitious “Native” in full feathered war bonnet and provides ingredients, instruc…
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Accession Number
014002001
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- homeopathic and other sectarian medicines
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of Yaqui pain medicine tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; approximately one third full of brown liquid; red paper label wraps completely around bottle; label has imagery of fictitious “Native” in full feathered war bonnet and provides ingredients, instructions; product used as a painkiller and inhaler; embossed manufacturer's marks on bottle base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Cherokee Indian Remedy Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: red
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “YAQUI // Pain Killer // and Inhaler // Beneficial for head - // aches, Catarrh, Hay // Fever, Asthma, Rheu - // matism, Lumbago // Aches, Pains, Sprains // CHEROKEE INDIAN // REMEDY CO. //1536 Dundas St. W. // Toronto, Ont. // Directions: - inhale or // moisten affected parts and // rub thoroughly. // Contains Turpentine, Hemlock, Orig - // anum, Soap Bark, Oil Mustard, Wintergreen, Oil Mt. Laurel and extract of Indian // Onion. External use only // Price $1 each, 6 for $5”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7 Box 1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.4 cm x Width 3.5 c.m x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Label shows minor wear along most edges, with small piece missing from back bottom of label; cork has minor crack and minor section missing; paper label faded around top; brown residue adhered inside tapered neck of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Imagery on label is manufacturer's depiction of Cherokee man, and may not correlate to an accurate historical representation of Cherokee people.
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Munyon's Neuralgia Cure

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Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
1980.18.179
Description
A small box containing a full, metal-topped vial of homeopathic remedy.
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Accession Number
1980.18.179
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A small box containing a full, metal-topped vial of homeopathic remedy.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Munyon Remedy Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; green; red
glass
metal
Inscriptions
Printed on one side: "MUNYON'S // HOMEOPATHIC // HOME REMEDIES"; on another side: "MUNYON'S // NEURALGIA CURE. // PRICE, 25 CENTS."; from label: "Cures sharp, shooting, knife-like pains in the face, head, chest, and back, and neuralgia pains in any part of the body."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 6.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Perry Davis' Painkiller

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Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1983.10.1 a-b
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
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Accession Number
1983.10.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Robert D. Watts, Manager, Animal Health Care, Canada Packers, Inc.
Maker
Davis and Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Date Remarks
"Mid-1970s"
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKILLER // ANTISEPTIC // HEALING // WARMING // APPLIED EXTERNALLY // As a Compress for // COMMON SORETHROAT, // SPASMODIC CROUP // AS AN APPLICATION // FOR // Sprains, Bruises, Chilblains, // Bites and Stings, Strained // Muscles, Rheumatic Pains, // Cuts, Scratches and other // Minor Injuries. // Contains in each ml 0.458 g // Alcohol, 3.6 mg Oil of Spruce, 0.9 // mg Oleoresin Capsicum, 23.6 mg // Camphor, 21.5 mg Guaiac and // 12.9 mg Myrrh. // Full directions enclosed. // GP 460 729 // 55 ml // DAVIS & LAWRENCE // HAMILTON - CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
bottle - Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
box
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1955, Canada Packers bought the Canadian patent of Davis & Co., Davis & Lawrence for many years (John Wyeth Co. had a share in this company); Canada Packers used Davis and Lawrence on their veterinary products; Canada Packers sold D & L (human) to Organon (a European company). Note: the label was changed, removing "Internal Use" and listing ingredients.
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Perry Davis' Painkiller

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Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
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Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Robert D. Watts, Manager, Animal Health Care, Canada Packers, Inc.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Date Remarks
"Mid-1970s"
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKELLER // (Trademark Registered) // ANTISEPTIC // HEALING // WARMING // TAKEN INTERNALLY // FOR // Chills, Common Colds, Cramps // Colic, Diarrhoea. // Also for Common Coughs — when // mixed as directed. // APPLIED EXTERNALLY // As a Compress for // COMMON SORETHROAT, // SPASMODIC CROUP. // AS AN APPLICATION // FOR // Sprains, Bruises, Frost Bites, // Chilblains, Bites and Stings, // Strained Muscles, Rheumatic // Pains, Cuts, Scratches and other // Minor Injuries. // Adult Dose — 1 teaspoonful in water or // milk. Full directions enclosed. // No. 23847 – The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // 2 oz. // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. // CANADA LIMITED // HAMILTON - CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - box
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1955, Canada Packers bought the Canadian patent of Davis & Co., Davis & Lawrence for many years (John Wyeth Co. had a share in this company); Canada Packers used Davis and Lawrence on their veterinary products; Canada Packers sold D & L (human) to Organon (a European company).
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Killakes Killaches

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001018
Description
Orange rectangular container with hinged lid; no contents; label over lid and container very decorative.
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Accession Number
996001018
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Orange rectangular container with hinged lid; no contents; label over lid and container very decorative.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Killakes, Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto; Fort William
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: orange; black
Inscriptions
Killakes // Killaches // No. 4536 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // Killakes, Limited // Toronto and Ft. William, Ont.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 1.9 cm. x Width: 6.8 cm. x Depth: 4.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Several scratches on tin
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001037
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; still sealed; liquid contents; paper labels on front, back and around neck of bottle creating a seal; red and black printing on label.
Accession Number
996001037
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; still sealed; liquid contents; paper labels on front, back and around neck of bottle creating a seal; red and black printing on label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994 in Ottawa.
Maker
Rougier Freres
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Has contents listed on label
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Eug. Fournier // Pharmacien de 1 -me- classe // A. Fournier & c -ie- succ -rs- // 147, B -ddu Montparnasse, Paris (Vi -me-) // et dans toutes les pharmacies // Cerebrine // Contre les // Migraines // et les // Nevralgies // depot general pour le Canada // Rougier Freres, Montreal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.7 cm. x Width: 5.6 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper very slightly discoloured; mark on back label which appears to be a price
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001067
Description
Large, rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; four recessed panels; paper label on front panel; kick up bottom.
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Accession Number
996001067
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large, rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; four recessed panels; paper label on front panel; kick up bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
W. D. Woodward
Site Made (City)
Norwich
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
King // of // Pain // W. D. Woodward // Manufacturer // Norwich, Ont., // Price - 25 cents
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.6 cm. x Width: 7.0 cm. x Depth: 3.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper of label slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Perry Davis' Vegetable Pain Killer

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001068
Description
Clear green glass bottle; three sides are fully recessed while front has a recessed square at top with word "Davis" embossed in glass; paper label on lower portion of front.
Accession Number
996001068
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear green glass bottle; three sides are fully recessed while front has a recessed square at top with word "Davis" embossed in glass; paper label on lower portion of front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
Perry Davis & Son
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: green
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Perry Davis' // Vegetable // Pain Killer // Manufactured by // Perry Davis & Son // Providence, R. I.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.7 cm. x Width: 4.6 cm. x Depth: 2.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some residue stains inside bottle; paper label discoloured and in places missing small bits
Copy Type
Original
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Tabloid Empirin

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001082
Description
Small oval-shaped medicine bottle; oval paper label on front, cream with black writing; silver metal screw cap; word "Tabloids" embossed in sides of bottle
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Accession Number
996001082
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small oval-shaped medicine bottle; oval paper label on front, cream with black writing; silver
metal screw cap; word "Tabloids" embossed in sides of bottle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
paper: cream
glass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Trade Mark // Tabloid // Brand // Empirin // Acetylsalicylic Acid // Compound // Gr. 5 //
... // Burroughs Wellcome & Co. // (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.) // London and // Montreal
Made in Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.7 cm. x Width: 3.4 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Metal on lid slightly worn and scratched; paper label very badly discoloured and there are
several marks across it
Copy Type
Original
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