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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
996001203
Description
Cylindrical blue glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck threaded for screw-on cap; words "Bromo-seltzer" embossed in glass just below neck; cap and labels missing.
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Accession Number
996001203
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
Description
Cylindrical blue glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck threaded for screw-on cap; words "Bromo-seltzer" embossed in glass just below neck; cap and labels missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa in June 1993.
Maker
Bromo-seltzer Emerson Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Bromo-seltzer // Bromo-seltzer
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.4 cm. x Diam. : 3.9 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001204
Description
Small cylindrical blue glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; embossed words down one side of bottle
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Accession Number
996001204
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
Description
Small cylindrical blue glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; embossed
words down one side of bottle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb 1994
Maker
Bromo-seltzer Emerson Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Bromo-seltzer // Emerson // Drug Co. // Baltimore
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.7 cm. x Diam. : 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some surface dirt has become embedded in raised lettering of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
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Gates' Certain Check

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Dates
1887
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001213
Description
Small rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, each with embossed writing on glass; paper label on front of bottle; tall cylindrical corked neck.
Accession Number
996001213
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, each with embossed writing on glass; paper label on front of bottle; tall cylindrical corked neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb.1994.
Maker
C. Gates, Son & Co.
Site Made (City)
Middleton
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1887
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Gates // Certain Check // registered 1887, at Ottawa // Manufactured by // C. Gates, Son & Co. // Middleton, N. S. // Keep Well Corked. Shake.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 4.4 cm. x Depth: 2.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured by age; label dog-eared and torn; some residue remains on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001255
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top.
Accession Number
996001255
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 -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Boericke & Tafel
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Date Remarks
Date listed on label
Material
glass: amber
paper: off-white
metal: silver-grey; blue
Inscriptions
Bottle embossed with: "BOERICKE & TAFEL // NEW YORK"; label reads, "ACONITUM 3 // INDICATIONS" (listed) " // DOSE "(listed)" // BOERICKE & TAFEL // HOMOEOPATHIC PHARMACY // New York, Philadelphia & Chicago // BOERICKE & TAFEL // rec'd the only // Prize Medal // award for // Homoeo- // pathic // Medicines // in Philadel- // phia in 1876"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.4 cm. x Width: 2.1 cm. x Depth: 2.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips or scratches; label shows minor wear and staining; lead seal appears intact and bottle is full
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a blood remedy for acute colds, fever, pains
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Perry Davis' Vegetable Painkiller

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2395
Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001316 a-b
Description
(a) Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and screw-top lid; the front panel has a square recessed section at the top with "DAVIS" embossed on it; both sides have embossed writing; the front and back panels both have printed paper labels which list product information and a port…
Accession Number
996001316 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent 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) Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and screw-top lid; the front panel has a square recessed section at the top with "DAVIS" embossed on it; both sides have embossed writing; the front and back panels both have printed paper labels which list product information and a portrait of Perry Davis; (b) black metal screw top lid which seals in.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - lid
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Kingston in May, 1993.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co. (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Date Remarks
Bottle from the 1920's
Material
glass: clear
paper: off-white
metal: black
Inscriptions
Front embossed, "DAVIS"; left side panel embossed, "VEGETABLE"; right side panel embossed, "PAINKILLER"; front label reads, "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKILLER // (Trademark Registered) // TAKEN INTERNALLY FOR // Chills, Cramps, Colic. // APPLIED EXTERNALLY FOR // Sore Throat, Sprains, // Bruises, Chilblains. // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. // (CANADA) Ltd., MONTREAL"; back label lists directions in English and French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Size: Length 16.3 cm. x Width 4.8 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
b - lid - Size: Length 0.9 cm. x Diameter 2.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks or wear; front label is missing a small section, but is fully legible; the back label has minor staining, but all printing is legible; the metal lid has no damage or corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19; see label from Dr. Chiong's exhibit, formerly at Bracken Library; "The Golden Age of Quackery" by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 149-156
Research Facts
Perry Davis began to manufacture his Vegetable Painkiller in 1839; his son Edmund carried on the business after Perry's death in 1862; product available up until 1958.
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Perry Davis' Vegetable Painkiller

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Dates
1839
circa 1839
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001317
Description
Rectangular light green bottle with long cylindrical neck and tooled broad round collar with lower bevel at the lip; the front panel has a square recessed section with an embossed word; both bottle sides are embossed; bottle is empty except for minor traces of medication residue
Accession Number
996001317
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent 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
Rectangular light green bottle with long cylindrical neck and tooled broad round collar with
lower bevel at the lip; the front panel has a square recessed section with an embossed word;
both bottle sides are embossed; bottle is empty except for minor traces of medication residue
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Kingston in Aug. 1993
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co. (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1839
circa 1839
Date Remarks
Bottle made between 1839 and 1860
Material
glass: light green
Inscriptions
Depressed front panel section reads, "DAVIS"; left side panel reads, "VEGETABLE"; right side
panel reads, "PAINKILLER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.4 cm. x Width: 4.0 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks or wear; there is a very small amount of medication residue inside
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19 & 21; see label from Dr. Chiong's exhibit, formerly at Bracken
Library; "The Golden Age of Quackery" by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 149-156
Research Facts
Perry Davis began to manufacture his Vegetable Painkiller in 1839; his son Edmund carried on
the business after Perry's death in 1862; product available up until 1958
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Dr. Ordway's Celebrated Pain Destroyer

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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001318
Description
Twelve-sided cylindrical light aqua hand-blown bottle with long cylindrical neck and a lip which is tooled, flanged with flat top; there is a printed paper label around ten of the panels which lists product information; the bottle contains medication residue and has cork in the neck.
Accession Number
996001318
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent 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
Twelve-sided cylindrical light aqua hand-blown bottle with long cylindrical neck and a lip which is tooled, flanged with flat top; there is a printed paper label around ten of the panels which lists product information; the bottle contains medication residue and has cork in the neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Ordway & Wadleigh
Site Made (City)
Lawrence
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Material
glass: light aqua
paper: beige
cork: dark brown
Inscriptions
Label reads, "DR. ORDWAY'S // CELEBRATED // PAIN DESTROYER // Uses listed. // DIRECTIONS" // ORDWAY & WADLEIGH, SOLE PROPRIETORS. // PRICE 37 1-2 CENTS LAWRENCE, MASS. // All genuine // Signed, A. Ordway M.D."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 ROw C
Length
12.5 cm
Diameter
4.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
There is a small chip at the bottle lip; the pontil at the bottom is crude and rough; there are no other chips or cracks; the cork is damaged and stained; the paper label is brittle and missing small pieces at the top and bottom; there is also some staining; all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 21; see label from Dr. Chiong's exhibit, formerly at Bracken Library
Research Facts
Perry Davis began to manufacture his Vegetable Painkiller in 1839; his son Edmund carried on the business after Perry's death in 1862; product available up until 1958
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Chocolate Coated Tablets Opium, Camphor, Tannin and Lead

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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037088 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037088 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W. E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "N 1000 // Chocolate Coated // Tablets // OPIUM, CAMPHOR // TANNIN AND LEAD // Each tablet contains: // Opium 1/2 gr. // Camphor 1/2 gr. // Tannic Acid 2 grs. // Lead Acetate 1 gr. // Capsicum and // Peppermint Oil q.s. // LOT NO. 7540 // W. E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON - ONTARIO"; embossed on bottom: "4 // LL D O // 3067"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Front label is slightly tattered
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
Images
Less detail
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird 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
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
Images
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Ammonium Chloride

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Dates
1900
1906
circa 1900-1906
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037093
Description
Rectangular thick brown glass bottle with a slightly concave bottom and mould seams on opposite corners, left to right; the bottle has straight, squared sides that taper sharply over rounded shoulders to a short, wide neck with a distinct moulded lip in the middle and moulded screw threadings aroun…
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Accession Number
997037093
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary
Diuretics
Tonsillitis -- drug therapy
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-bacterial, oral -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular thick brown glass bottle with a slightly concave bottom and mould seams on opposite corners, left to right; the bottle has straight, squared sides that taper sharply over rounded shoulders to a short, wide neck with a distinct moulded lip in the middle and moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening; cap missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1906
circa 1900-1906
Date Remarks
Known as E. B. Shuttleworth Company between 1900 and 1906
Material
glass: brown
paper: orange; brown; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front reads, "ESTD 1879 // C.C.T. No. 57 // Ammonium Chloride // 5 Grains // E.B.S. // For use in acidifying urine prior to // treatment with Formin or Mandelol, // E.B.S. // Also useful in Tonsillitis and in- // flamed conditions of the throat // Control: H32380 // THE E.B. SHUTTLEWORTH // CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // TORONTO, CANADA // 1000 // Tablets"; embossed on bottom: "61944 // D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Front paper label is slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 209
Images
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