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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

Red Bull Energy Drink

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11239
Dates
2005
circa 2005
Collection
Tim Gregory Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
005030001
Description
Empty 250 ml tin can with a blue and silver design and a pair or red bulls facing each other.
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Accession Number
005030001
Collection
Tim Gregory Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Empty 250 ml tin can with a blue and silver design and a pair or red bulls facing each other.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor received this beverage as part of a product promotion in Kingston, Ontario in November 2005; it was handed to him as he walked to work by what is believed to be a pair of company representatives who handed it to him walking down the street saying "Here, it's the gift of energy!".
Maker
Red Bull Canada Limited
Site Made (City)
Vancouver
Site Made (State)
British Columbia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2005
circa 2005
Date Remarks
Was received and consumed in 2005
Material
metal: blue, silver, red
Inscriptions
"Red Bull // ENERGY DRINK" printed on the face of the tin
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 13.4 cm x Diam. 5.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Beverages Direct" (website)
"Red Bull Energy Drink" (website)
Research Facts
Is reputed to provide increased concentration, alertness, stamina and reaction time with a combination of amino acid taurin and glucuronolacton, as well as large amounts of caffeine and vitamins; accessioned as a modern version of a patent medicine; according to the donor, it tasted awful and had no effect.
Images
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Owl Drug Co. Ltd. [prescription product label]

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Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Accession Number
996001533
Description
Thin paper prescription label for Owl Drug Co. Ltd.; dark blue makes a frame and the top third of the card; in the top third on the left is a facsimile of a celtic owl mixing medicine; white space has room for prescription number and doctor; adhesive on back.
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Accession Number
996001533
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
MeSH Heading
Prescriptions, Drug -- instrumentation -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper prescription label for Owl Drug Co. Ltd.; dark blue makes a frame and the top third of the card; in the top third on the left is a facsimile of a celtic owl mixing medicine; white space has room for prescription number and doctor; adhesive on back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Owl Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Vancouver
Site Made (State)
British Columbia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Material
paper: white
ink: blue, red
Inscriptions
"OWL DRUG CO. LTD. // VANCOUVER, B.C. // QUALITY - ACCURACY - SERVICE // No. Dr."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very mild age/sun discolouration; slight ink staining on the back
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Nael Cams Shampoo [product label]

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Communication
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Communication
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001800
Description
Paper label, shaped, for "Nael Cams" shampoo; front: chromolithograph -- frame of gold with red cross within; back has no adhesive left.
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Accession Number
996001800
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Communication
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Communication
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Soaps -- ephemera
Hair Preparations -- ephemera
Description
Paper label, shaped, for "Nael Cams" shampoo; front: chromolithograph -- frame of gold with red cross within; back has no adhesive left.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
McLean's Drug & Book Store
Site Made (City)
Fernie
Site Made (State)
British Columbia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
paper: yellow; fuschia; orange-red; green; white
Inscriptions
""Nael Cams" // SHAMPOO // Removes dandruff, cleans // and heals the scalp, makes // the hair soft and glossy // For Sale by // MCLEAN'S // Drug and Book Store // Fernie, B.C."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 6.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; some of the front inks have stained into the back
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail