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Humphrey's Homeopathic No. 2 for Worm Disease

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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, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001258
Description
Cylindrical (glass?) vial sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the vial contains approximately 142 worm disease pellets; the paper wrapper/label is rolled completely around the bottle and sealed at the top and bottom.
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Accession Number
996001258
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
Description
Cylindrical (glass?) vial sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the vial contains approximately 142 worm disease pellets; the paper wrapper/label is rolled completely around the bottle and sealed at the top and bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Scott Jordan in Sept. 1993.
Maker
Humphreys' Homoeopathic 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
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "HUMPHREYS' // HOMOEOPATHIC // NO. 2 25 cts. // WORM DISEASES // F. Humphreys M.D. // HUMPHREYS' HOMOEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York // AVERAGE CONTENTS 142 PELLETS // GUARANTEED BY THE MANUFACTURER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.0 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Vial unopened; paper wrapper is complete and shows only minor wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 13-14; also see laminated ad for Humphreys' Homoeopathic Remedies
Research Facts
For worm diseases -- fevers, colic, itching of the anus or wetting the bed from worms; irregular or capricious appetite or emaciation from worms; long round worms; pin worms
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 2 Worms

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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, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001291
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
996001291
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- 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 2 // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // WORMS // F. Humphreys M.D. // HUMPHREYS' HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York // MADE IN U.S.A." (front); back reads, AVERAGE CONTENTS 135 PELLETS // Sant.-Sil.-Acon.-Bray. Anthel. Amer. Homeopathic Phar."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row C
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 some staining visible on the paper wrapper, but all writing is legible and there are no tears in the paper
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 worm diseases -- fevers, colic, itching of the anus or wetting the bed from worms; irregular or capricious appetite or emaciation from worms; long round worms; pin worms
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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No. 4 Worm Disease

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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, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001013
Description
Cylindrical vial with corked top; white and blue paper label wrapped around vial
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Accession Number
996001013
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Anthelmintics
Homeopathy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Cylindrical vial with corked top; white and blue paper label wrapped around vial
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
plastic: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; blue
Inscriptions
No. 4 Worm Diseases // Prepared by // D.L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacist // 394 Yonge St. // Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.1 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Mother Graves Worm Exterminator

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001048
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; three indented panels, one flat panel; embossed words on sides; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork; kick up bottom.
Accession Number
996001048
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; three indented panels, one flat panel; embossed words on sides; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork; kick up bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Material
glass: amber
Inscriptions
Mother Graves // Worm Exterminator
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.8 cm. x Width: 4.6 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Surface dirt has accumulated on shoulders of bottle and rim of neck; some discolouration on inside of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Winer's Canadian Vermifuge

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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001076
Description
Cylindrical aqua glass bottle; embossed writing on exterior; short cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper
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Accession Number
996001076
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical aqua glass bottle; embossed writing on exterior; short cylindrical neck intended
for a cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Scott Jordan in
Sept. 1993
Maker
John Winer
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Material
glass: aqua
Inscriptions
Winer's // Canadian // Vermifuge
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.1 cm. x Diam. : 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Opalization of interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Dr. McKenzie's Dead Shot for Worms

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001260
Description
Cylindrical stick of vegetable candy wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the label / wrapper is wrapped around the candy and sealed at the top and bottom (one end has been torn open); the vegetable candy remains inside the container.
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Accession Number
996001260
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
Description
Cylindrical stick of vegetable candy wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the label / wrapper is wrapped around the candy and sealed at the top and bottom (one end has been torn open); the vegetable candy remains inside the container.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994.
Material
vegetable candy: light brown
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "Dr. McKENZIE'S // DEAD SHOT // FOR // WORMS // DIRECTIONS INSIDE // PURELY VEGETABLE // This VEGETABLE CANDY is unsurpassed for certain // kinds of WORMS in Children and Adults // Base: Piperazine Hexahydrate // Net Contents, 1/4 oz."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Diam. : 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Vegetable candy is intact and very dry; the paper wrapper is torn at one end (and reveals the candy inside) and has some minor staining; all writing on the label is legible
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Fluid extract pomegranate

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Dates
1900
1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1991.17.64
Description
An amber moulded glass bottle with a medium-sized neck, a pronounced lip with the remains of a metal seal, and rounded shoulders; two paper labels affixed to the outside of the bottle; embossed printing under the base.
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Accession Number
1991.17.64
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber moulded glass bottle with a medium-sized neck, a pronounced lip with the remains of a metal seal, and rounded shoulders; two paper labels affixed to the outside of the bottle; embossed printing under the base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
Material
glass: amber
paper: yellowish-brown
ink: black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on upper label: "FL. // EXT. // POMEGRANATE // (Bark or root) // Parke Davis & Co. // Manufacturing Chemists // Detroit Mich."; embossed under base: "PD & CO // 300"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels discoloured and showing considerable losses; rim has remains of a seal, probably lead.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1891
circa 1891
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001008
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top.
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Accession Number
000001008
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
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.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1891
circa 1891
Date Remarks
Based on picture on tin of Walkerville plant, which opened in 1891
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: [illeg.] on label: "WORMWOOD // (Artemisia Absinthium.)"; label overwritten by hand in white "[illeg.] wood"; on front: "Choice // Botanic Drugs // PRESSED"; on label: "WORMWOOD // (Artemisia Absinthium.)"; overwritten by hand in white: "Wormwood // [illeg.]"; left side: [illeg.]; right side: "NEW YORK OFFICE // [illeg.]"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, BARKS // AND ROOTS FOR DRUGGISTS' USE. // We invite attention to the following points of superiority in this line of our manufactures: // [listed] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // [illeg.]"; inside lid written by hand in black: "JVO [underlined] // 20¢ oz"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 22.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Extensive corrosion where paint is chipped; paint badly cracked; lid badly blackened; evidence of old insect cocoon on bottom; interior badly corroded; lid is coming unhinged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7
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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Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001039
Description
A cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic; box is wrapped on top, front and back with a paper label; there is a round white sticker on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000001039
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic; box is wrapped on top, front and back with a paper label; there is a round white sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: purple
plastic: clear
paper: cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PINK-ROOT // Spigelia marilandica Lin. // No. 200 // C62548 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A."; stamped in red ink over last 3 lines: "WALKERVILLE"; front: "SYNONYMS - SPIGELIA, U.S.P.; Caro // lina Pink, Eng.; Spigelie // du Maryland, Fr.; Marylandische // Spigelie, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The rhizome. NATURAL ORDER - Loganiaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - An efficient remedy for the removal // of round-worms. It is best taken on an empty stom- // ach and followed soon after by a brisk purgative. // DOSE - For a child 5 years of age, one to two fluid- // ounces (30 to 60 Cc.) of an ounce to the pint infusion - // for adults in proportion."; handwritten on sticker on bottom: "69.4 // 118A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row I
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper are yellowed; label bent on top front edge; some plant material has escaped box and is trapped in the plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 3; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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Black Walnut Leaves

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001074
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (black walnut leaves?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001074
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Cathartics
Anthelmintics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (black walnut leaves?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: clear
paper: yellow-green; brown; black
Inscriptions
Top: "BLACK WALNUT // LEAVES // (Juglans nigra, Lin.) // Cp [underlined] 10 [handwritten] // Parke, Davis & Co. [cursive] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // DETROIT MICH. U.S.A."; front: "SYNONYMS - Oil Nut; Feulles de // Nigra, Fr.; Schwarze Wallnussblätter, // Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // NATURAL ORDER - Juglandaceae. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Alterative laxative, // tonic, anthelmintic. Useful in consti // pated habit with deficient appetite, // and as an injection for pin-worms. // Dose, a wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed and very fragile and torn in many places; plastic has come unsealed on both sides; plant material has escaped packet and is escaping plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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