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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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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001153
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; corners are angled and make bottle appear 8-sided at bottom; paper label wraps around bottle; black and red text on label; screw-on cap.
Accession Number
996001153
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Cathartics
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; corners are angled and make bottle appear 8-sided at bottom; paper label wraps around bottle; black and red text on label; screw-on cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; received as a gift in July 1993.
Maker
J. C. Eno Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Keep well capped in a cool dry place // Fruit Salt // Eno // Made by J. C. Eno (Canada) Limited, Toronto, Canada // Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act No. 4994
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.1 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 3.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Label slightly discoloured and missing a small piece from upper right edge on front of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Bi So Dol Mints

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001240 a-b
Description
(a) Metal container with lid which is hinged on at the top back; the tin was a container for BiSoDol antacid alkalizer mints (now empty) and is yellow and blue on the outside and silver inside; (b) sheet of paper folded four times, then in half; the sheet has instructions on how to use the antacid,…
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Accession Number
996001240 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
(a) Metal container with lid which is hinged on at the top back; the tin was a container for BiSoDol antacid alkalizer mints (now empty) and is yellow and blue on the outside and silver inside; (b) sheet of paper folded four times, then in half; the sheet has instructions on how to use the antacid, in English and French.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - medicine container - Size: Length 7.2 cm. x Width 6.1 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm.
b - instruction sheet (unfolded) - Size: Length 26.5 cm. x Width 10.1 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Odessa in Aug. 1995.
Maker
The Bi So Dol Company
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
metal: silver; yellow; blue
paper: white
Inscriptions
Tin top reads, "BiSoDol // Trade Mark Reg'd in Canada // MINTS // Antacid BiSoDol Alkalizer // BiSoDol -- Adapted for use in // convenient tablet form // 30 TABLETS PRICE 25 [cent symbol] // MADE IN CANADA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row D
Condition Remarks
There is some corrosion visible at the container hinge as well as the bottom; some of the lettering at the bottom has been scraped off; the inside bottom shows minor wear.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as an antacid-alkalizer
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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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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Le Satural tablets

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001262
Description
Printed cardboard two-piece box which contained Le Satural tablets
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Accession Number
996001262
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Printed cardboard two-piece box which contained Le Satural tablets
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Pharmacie Lachance
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
cardboard: brown; green
Inscriptions
Box top reads, "ANTIGASTRALGIQUE SATURAL // ET // ANTIDYSPEPTIQUE // COMPRIMES // Le Satural // DEPOT GENERAL // PHARMACIE // LACHANCE // MONTREAL // SATURAL // No. 2627 // LA LOI DES MEDICAMENTS BREVETES OU PROPRIETARY"; side label reads, "Bandede Garantie"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.6 cm. x Width: 5.3 cm. x Depth: 2.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The box has broken away from the side piece at the top; lid right side section is missing; all writing on the box is legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as an anti-gas and upset stomach treatment
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Phillips' Milk of Magnesia

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001277 a-c
Description
(a) Rectangular-oval cobalt glass bottle with cylindrical screw-top neck; bottle contains 49 Milk of Magnesia tablets; the bottle has rounded (outwards) front and back panels and flat side panels and bottom; there are printed paper labels on the front and back listing product information; (b) metal…
Accession Number
996001277 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Rectangular-oval cobalt glass bottle with cylindrical screw-top neck; bottle contains 49 Milk of Magnesia tablets; the bottle has rounded (outwards) front and back panels and flat side panels and bottom; there are printed paper labels on the front and back listing product information; (b) metal screw on lid for (a), painted white; (c) one-piece printed cardboard box with flaps at top and bottom to open and close; made to house (a); lists product information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle
b - lid
c - box
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Kingston in Aug. 1993.
Maker
Sterling Drug Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Aurora
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: cobalt
paper: off-white
metal: white; off-white
Inscriptions
Label reads, "MINT FLAVOURED // GENUINE // PHILLIPS' // TRADE MARK, REG. // MILK OF MAGNESIA // TABLETS // U.S.P. // FAST RELIEF FROM // UPSET STOMACH // INDIGESTION // HEARTBURN // 100 TABLETS // STERLING DRUG LTD. // AURORA, ONTARIO // THE NAME PHILLIPS', THE DESIGN AND SIGNATURE // ARE REGISTERED AS TRADEMARKS IN CANADA" (front); back label lists DIRECTIONS on using milk of magnesia as an antacid and mild laxative - in English and French; cardboard box lists the same information; bottle bottom has embossed number 3701 1 9 and a diamond in the centre
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Length 11.4 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 3.0 cm.
b - lid - Length 1.0 cm. x Diam. 3.1 cm.
c - box - Length 11.8 cm. x Width 5.8 cm. x Depth 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) Bottle shows no chips, cracks or wear; paper labels on bottle (back) show some staining, but are clearly visible; (b) metal lid shows no corrosion or wear; (c) top flap of box is missing; the box itself shows minor staining and some wear, but all writing is clearly visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19
Research Facts
For use as an antacid and a mild laxative
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