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Dates
1906
1936
circa 1906-1936
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
014002036
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Soothing Syrup tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck; full of opaque brown liquid; cream label has manufacturer's name, logo, proprietary legal information and directions for use in English, French, and German; cork's exterior is covered with a …
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Accession Number
014002036
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- depressants -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Soothing Syrup tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck; full of opaque brown liquid; cream label has manufacturer's name, logo, proprietary legal information and directions for use in English, French, and German; cork's exterior is covered with a paper seal with manufacturer's name and logo.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada, Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1906
1936
circa 1906-1936
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
ink: black, red
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "NA – DRU – CO // Soothing Syrup // DIRECTIONS FOR USE - Dose for a child one month // old, 6 to 10 drops; three months old, half a teaspoonful; six // months and upwards, one teaspoonful three or four times // a day. // SHAKE THE BOTTLE BEFORE USING // No. 591, The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. // MANUFACTURED IN TORONTO // sy -2-13 // SIROP CALMANT // LINDERNDER SYRUP”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is yellowed and with minor light brown stains; cork label stained brown on left side
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
014002091
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of carbolic oil with sloped shoulders tapered at neck with red-wax sealed cork stuck in neck; full of transparent pale yellow liquid; cream paper label has the product's name, directions for use, and the manufacturer's name and address.
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Accession Number
014002091
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Phenol
Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter multi-purpose cures -- container
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of carbolic oil with sloped shoulders tapered at neck with red-wax sealed cork stuck in neck; full of transparent pale yellow liquid; cream paper label has the product's name, directions for use, and the manufacturer's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
N. C. Polson & Company
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: black
cork: tan
wax: red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Carbolic // Oil // HEALS: WOUNDS, // CUTS, ABRASIONS, // OLD SORES, INSECT // BITES ETC. // DRESS ONCE OR TWICE // DAILY, APPLYING TO // AFFECTED PARTS WITH // FEATHER OR BY SATUR- // ATING CLEAN, WELL // WORN COTTON // OR LINEN. // PREPARED BY // N. C. POLSON & CO. // ESTABLISHED 1877. // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS. // KINGSTON, ONT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is yellowed, brittle, with a minor tear along the label's bottom edge; quarter of wax seal is missing
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

dose measuring bottle

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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002100 a-b
Description
Transparent rectangular glass two ounce bottle (a) with elongated neck curved to one side specially designed to measure out teaspoonfuls of liquid with cork closure stuck in neck; three-quarters full of opaque brown liquid; rectangular one piece tan paper cardboard box with illustrations on the si…
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Accession Number
014002100 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Transparent rectangular glass two ounce bottle (a) with elongated neck curved to one side specially designed to measure out teaspoonfuls of liquid with cork closure stuck in neck; three-quarters full of opaque brown liquid; rectangular one piece tan paper cardboard box with illustrations on the sides showing the four steps to measure and pour teaspoonfuls of liquid product.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 11.7 x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 11.9 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Measuring Appliance Company
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "DOSE // MEASURING // BOTTLE // 2 OZ. // MEASURING // APPLIANCE CO. // PROVIDENCE // R. I." embossed on bottle's base: "PATENTED // NOV. 3 1896"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row A
Condition Remarks
Cork stained with minor crack running through top; paper box has yellowed, brittle, shows minor wear, surface grime and minor stains, with minor missing areas along one side and missing one flap
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail