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Hunt's Cough Syrup

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001027
Description
Tall rectangular clear glass bottle; long thin cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper; four recessed panels; on one panel there is a white paper label with black writing.
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Accession Number
996001027
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= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall rectangular clear glass bottle; long thin cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper; four recessed panels; on one panel there is a white paper label with black writing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Hunt's
Site Made (City)
Brant
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
Hunt's // Cough Syrup // of // Wild Cherry and tar // for // Coughs, Colds // Hoarseness // and all irritations of // the throat, lungs // and Bronchial Tubes
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 2.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has some slight surface dirt; paper label is discoloured badly and has some marks of foxing on it
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Morrison's Old English Liniment

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001215
Description
Circular clear glass bottle; cylindrical corked neck; some residue of contents inside bottle; paper label wrapped around body of bottle.
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Accession Number
996001215
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Circular clear glass bottle; cylindrical corked neck; some residue of contents inside bottle; paper label wrapped around body of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct.1993.
Maker
The James W. Foster Co.
Site Made (City)
Bath
Site Made (State)
New Hampshire
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: brown
Inscriptions
Morrison's Old English Liniment // for external and internal use // Manufactured // by The James W. Foster Co. // Bath New Hampshire, U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Diam. : 6.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label very badly discoloured; label worn around edges and slightly stained
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
014002041
Description
Empty transparent rectangular glass bottle of Mistol with sloped shoulders and short neck with locking metal cap closure; cap has intertwined pieces of metal which, when pushed down, give leverage to open cap if stuck; white paper label includes manufacturer's name and address, proprietary legal in…
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Accession Number
014002041
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Asthma, drug therapy
Bronchitis -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty transparent rectangular glass bottle of Mistol with sloped shoulders and short neck with locking metal cap closure; cap has intertwined pieces of metal which, when pushed down, give leverage to open cap if stuck; white paper label includes manufacturer's name and address, proprietary legal information and directions for use of the product; label is double sided so the information is seen through the back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Nujol Laboratories, Standard Oil Co.
Site Made (City)
Bayonne
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: transparent
paper: white
ink: black, red
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "2 FLUID OUNCES // Mistol // REGISTERED TRADE MARK // FOR THE NOSE AND THROAT // For Coughs, Colds, Nasal Catarrh, Laryngitis, // Bronchitis, Hoarseness. Aids in the relief of // acute paroxysms of Asthma and Hay Fever. // FOR BEST RESULTS READ BOOKLET // Cleanse nasal passages as directed in booklet. Use medicine // dropper; tilt head back and let Mistol drop into nostrils un- // til it runs into back of throat. Also gargle in throat. Use // night and morning and several times daily. // No. 8729 The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act"; printed on cap: "MISTOL"; embossed on back: "MISTOL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Cap is rusted on top
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail