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Dr. Beach's Vegetable Compound

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Dates
1840
1880
circa 1840-1880
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001069
Description
Tall thin cylindrical bottle with cork stopper; paper label wrapped around body of bottle with medicine name, information and directions on it; cork stopper still has partial remains of red wax seal covering it.
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Accession Number
996001069
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall thin cylindrical bottle with cork stopper; paper label wrapped around body of bottle with medicine name, information and directions on it; cork stopper still has partial remains of red wax seal covering it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; bought from Scott Jordan in Sept.1993.
Maker
C. S. Harris
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (State)
Canada West (C. W.)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1840
1880
circa 1840-1880
Material
glass: green
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Dr. Beach's' // Vegetable Compound // prepared by C.S. Harris, Manchester C. W. A certain remedy for Colds, Coughs, Sore throat, // &c. Also a preventative to the Chill Fever, // Ague, and summer complaints // Directions ...
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Diam. : 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label is brittle and in slightly fragile condition; small portions of label are missing around outer edge; two pieces of label are missing from interior on either end of label
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dr. Thompson's Veto

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001314
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and tooled rounded lip; the bottle contains medication residue and has a cork in the neck; the bottle front and back have embossed lettering
Accession Number
996001314
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and tooled rounded lip; the bottle contains
medication residue and has a cork in the neck; the bottle front and back have embossed lettering
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993
Site Made (City)
Bridgeport
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
glass: clear
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Front embossed, "DR. THOMPSON'S // VETO"; back embossed, "BRIDGEPORT // CONNT ['T' superscripted
and underlined]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Diam. : 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks, or wear; the inside has medication residue; the cork is damaged
at the top and is ragged looking
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
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