Green glass bottle containing mixed isomeric menthols with a paper label on the front reaching halfway around, and a smaller paper label at the back reaching the rest of the way; bottle is two thirds full of liquid, some of which has crystallized in the interior; bottle is sealed with a brown cork,…
Green glass bottle containing mixed isomeric menthols with a paper label on the front reaching halfway around, and a smaller paper label at the back reaching the rest of the way; bottle is two thirds full of liquid, some of which has crystallized in the interior; bottle is sealed with a brown cork, and there is a brown string tied around the neck; the front label contains a decorative illustrated border, and an illustration in black ink in the middle of a man seated at a desk, surrounded by apothecary paraphernalia.
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Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Based on the date code on the bottom of the bottle for the Owens-Illinois Glass Company.
ink: sepia, black
Printed on front label: "1 023552D753MDC // GIVAUDAN DELAWANNA INC. // NEW YORK // REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. // De la Galerie de S.A.S. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans // MIXED ISOMERIC // MENTHOLS B.P. NOT // U.S.P. // NET 1 OZ. // PRINTED IN U.S.A. // FOR MANUFACTURING USE ONLY"; printed on back label: "NON-WARRANTY // The supplier makes no warranty of any // kind, expressed or implied, concerning the // use of this product. The user assumes // all risk of use or handling, whether or not // in accordance with any directions or sug - // gestions of the supplier."; raised on glass: "Duraglas // Duraglas // 3 // 2 // 1"
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"Givaudan SA - Company Profile, Information, Business Description, History, Background Information on Givaudan SA", Reference for Business: https://www.referenceforbusiness.com/history2/8/Givaudan-SA.html
"Molecule of the Week Archive (–)-Menthol", December 26, 2016, ACS Chemistry for Life: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/molecule-of-the-week/archive/m/menthol.html
SA Bottle Glossary, "Duraglass", Society for Historical Archaeology Inc.: https://sha.org/bottle/glossary.htm
"Bottle Dating: Machine-made bottles portion of the Dating Key", Society for Historical Archaeology Inc., "Question 11": https://sha.org/bottle/machinemadedating.htm#Question%2011
Givaudan Delawanna is a former name of the perfume company Givaudan SA based in Switzerland. It was founded in 1895 in Zurich, but changed locations to be near Switzerland after a nearby bakery complained that their bread smelled of violets.The company was a pioneer in the introduction of synthetic fragrances, and often mixed synthetics with natural fragrances. In 1946, Givaudan opened a perfume school in Grasse in southern France in order to train future employees and perfume creators. They estimated in 2001 that one in three of the world's fragrances had been developed by perfumers trained by Givaudan.
Menthol is the main constituent of mint, making it a familiar scent and flavour to many. Mixed Isomeric Menthols, the contents of this bottle, are most likely a combination of the isomers (the same compound of atoms with a different molecular structure) isomenthol, neomenthol, and isoneomenthol.
The logo on the bottom of this bottle is from the Owens-Illinois Glass Company, and the numbers around it represent its date and factory code. The embossed "Duraglass" at the heel of the bottle occurred from 1940 until the mid 1950s, and the "2" to the right of the logo indicates that it was produced in 1942.
After the renaming of the Pest Control Products Act in 1939
paper: yellow; white
ink: black, red
Around edge of lid: "Lysol (Canada) Limited"; at centre of lid: "Lysol" script logo; inside lid: "M C // MADE IN USA // Lysol"; label left side: "AN EFFECTIVE // ANTISEPTIC // DIRECTIONS // DOUCHE: One teaspoonful of // "LYSOL" disinfectant to each // quart of warm water (one- // half per cent. solution). // RINGWORM OF THE FOOT: // One teaspoonful of "LYSOL" // to each quart of warm water // (one-half per cent. solution). // "Disinfectant // TRADE MARK "LYSOL" REGISTERED IN CANADA // REGISTRATION No. 706 P.C.P. ACT // A TAR-ACID DISINFECTANT // Guarantee: Phenol Coefficient 5 // Inert Ingredient: Water not more than 10 per cent. // "LYSOL" disinfectant is a concen- // trated product and must be diluted // with water according to detailed // directions enclosed with this bottle. // Manufactured and distributed by LEHN & FINK, // (CANADA) LIMITED, TORONTO, CANADA // AN IDEAL // DISINFECTANT // DIRECTIONS // DISINFECTION OF SICK ROOMS // Two tablespoonfuls of // "LYSOL" to each quart of water. // EVERYDAY CUTS, SCRATCHES // AND LACERATIONS: Two tea- // spoonfuls of "LYSOL" disin- // fectant to one pint of warm // water (2 per cent. solution). // CALL A DOCTOR IN CASE OF ACCIDENT // "LYSOL" disinfectant should be used only in the proper // dilutions. Poisonous if taken internally. If swallowed // accidentally, call a physician. Use any of the follow- // ing antidotes: Milk, raw egg white, lard, melted but- // ter, diluted alcohol (four ounces), epsom salts (one // ounce) followed immediately by an emetic (two to // CAUTION // POISON // four tablespoonfuls of [illegible due to torn label] stard stirred to a thick // cream in a [illegible due to torn label] ful of w[illegible due to torn label] water. Repeat three or // four times. [illegible due to torn label]tly administer albluminous drinks of // milk or whit[illegible due to torn label] eggs. [illegible due to torn label]illed on the skin, wash at // once with [illegible due to torn label]r; apply [illegible due to torn label]bing alcohol or olive oil // repeatedly [illegible due to torn label]fter wash[illegible due to torn label] dust with baking soda. // 1 FLUID // OUNCES // "LYSOL" is the registered trade mark of LEHN & FINK, (CANADA) LIMITED, and any use of it in connection // with products not manufactured by LEHN & FINK, (CANADA) LIMITED, constitutes infringement thereof. // MADE IN // CANADA"; embossed into base of bottle: around edge "LEHN & FINK (CANADA) LIMITED // MADE IN CANADA" around "1" and a diamond with a capital "D" in the centre
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0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row A
Size: Length 10.3 cm. x Diam. 5.0 cm.
#1: Cork and interior of neck have white substance accumulated over surface; paper label slightly discoloured and stained in areas; #2: label discoloured, stained and nicked; #3: March 2014: cork has broken off inside the bottle; white encrustations around interior of bottle neck and a strong smell coming from the bottle.
Abergel, Elisabeth Anne and Roderick John MacRae. Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System: Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society. Vancouver: UBC, 2012. (Page 136)
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #2
Label on bottle: "OZOGERMO // DEODORIZES DISINFECTS // CLEARS THE AIR // Spray it either full strength // or diluted in water 1 in 20. // To elminate strong, fetid // odors, and as a protection // from contagious diseases, // spray it undiluted and ven- // tilate thoroughly after using. // To freshen and clear the // air, spray a solution of 2 // tablespoons per pint of // water. // Contains: Formaldehyde, // Eucalyptol, Thymol, Helio- // tropin, Oil of Lavender, // Pine, Bergamot and Solvent. // Note: Do not use full // strength on varnish // or near plants."; on front of box: "OZOGERMO // Germicide // Eliminates // smoke and // unpleasant // odors // Clears the // air // Laboratories // Lorbis // Laboratories // MONTREAL"
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0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row B
a - bottle - Size: Length 9.8 cm
b - metal attachment - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 5.1 cm
c - box - Size: Length 12.1 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Shallow promotional ceramic bowl for Ackers Hygeia, white with blue designs and lettering, and gold rim that has mostly chipped off; the edges of the bowl are scalloped, with blue transferware floral designs all the way around which come towards the centre of the bowl; in the centre, there is an il…
Shallow promotional ceramic bowl for Ackers Hygeia, white with blue designs and lettering, and gold rim that has mostly chipped off; the edges of the bowl are scalloped, with blue transferware floral designs all the way around which come towards the centre of the bowl; in the centre, there is an illustration in blue inside a circle, across which a banner stretches reading "ACKERS HYGEIA"; in front of the banner is an illustration of a woman, the Greek goddess Hygeia, dressed in robes, holding a snake, and standing on a pedestal upon which more words are printed; the circle is backgrounded in lighter blue.
Finley Acker & Co., makers of Ackers Hygeia, were large grocery stores in Philadelphia from 1882 until 1920. They specialized in teas, coffees, candies, cigars, and various food items including those given the name "Hygeia": flour, buckwheat, and "Snowdrift" (a cereal).
Ackers Weekly was a publication sent out by the store every week to advertise products.
Finley Acker & Co. became known and loved for their delivery system, reasonable prices, and quality of goods.
The name "Hygeia" comes from the Greek goddess of health, and daughter of Asklepios, god of medicine. She is often depicted holding or feeding a snake, the symbol of Asklepios. In Greek, "Hygeia" means "soundness" or "wholeness", and health and hygiene were based around keeping the body sound and whole.
Clear textured empty glass mouth wash flask (a); with metal screw cap (b); front has a smooth triangular area with embossed fleur d'lis symbol and product name.
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a - flask - Size: Length 12.9 cm x Width 8.9 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
b - screw cap - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam 2.4 cm
Owned by family members of John Anderson
Embossed onto glass: GLYCO- // THYMOLINE // A 2137"
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0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row C
Screw cap (b) has minor rust
"Glyco-Thymoline" Web site; CD #4
Glyco-Thymoline is the original unique natural formula, an alkaline cleansing solution consisting of natural ingredients primarily used as a mouthwash and gargle. Can be used as a spray, rinse or gargle, diluted or full srength, as often as desired; used as part of an oral hygiene program or also for personal hygiene as it gives a refreshing clean feeling and is gentle enough to use on baby's skin. Natural ingredients include: eucalyptol, menthol, pine oil, thymol, 4% alcohol, glycercin and other ingredients.
Printed on box: "BETA // CANTHOL // ALCOHOL 50% // For Making // BETA-CANTHOL // HAIR TONIC AND // SCALP CLEANER // Full Directions Inside // Prepared for // Fred W. Scarff Co. // Toilet Specialties // CHICAGO, U.S.A. // and // TORONTO, CANADA"; on another side of the box is, "BETA-CANTHOL"; also, "We Guarantee this preparation to comply with the Food and Drugs Act, June 30, 19—."