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medication ampoules

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Dates
1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1934.31.19 a-g
Description
Box of morphine ampoules, consisting of a two-piece cardboard box (f-g) with cardboard dividers in the base to form ten compartments; five compartments are empty, four contain opened glass ampoules (a-d), and one contains a small fine-toothed metal saw (e) for opening ampoules.
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Accession Number
1934.31.19 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Morphine
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Box of morphine ampoules, consisting of a two-piece cardboard box (f-g) with cardboard dividers in the base to form ten compartments; five compartments are empty, four contain opened glass ampoules (a-d), and one contains a small fine-toothed metal saw (e) for opening ampoules.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - saw - Size: Length 5.4 cm x Width 0.8 cm
f - box bottom - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
g - box top - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Sanitätsdepot VIII. A.K.
Site Made (City)
Coblenz
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the object
Material
glass: clear, red
paper: brown, white, red
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Paper label at top of (g): "Sanitäts-Depot VIII. A. K. // Coblenz. // 10 zugeschmolzene Glasröhren zu // 0,02 g Morphium // hydrochloricum // in Lösung von 1 ccm, keimfrei gemacht. // 1917" [Medical Depot of the VIII. Army Corps // Coblenz. // 10 sealed glass tubes of // 0.02 g Morphine // hydrochloride // in 1cc solution, sterile. // 1917]; stamp to right top of (g): "[illeg.] in der Schachtel" ["in der Schachtel" translates to "in the box"]; paper label to right side of (g) and identical paper label to back of (f): "San - Dep. VIII. A. K. // Morph. hydrochlor. 0,02"; printed on ampoules: "Morph. hydrochl. // 0,02 g. // San.-Dep. VIII. A.-K."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Condition Remarks
#2: All ampoules are opened; metal of saw shows some corrosion; box is stained in many places and the back flap of (g) is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
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mastic solution substitute

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Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.6
Description
Clear cylindrical glass bottle of mastic solution substitute with a short narrow neck, a wide lip and a rubber stopper; paper seal over stopper tied in place with string; applied paper label describes contents in German; bottle approximately half full of brown liquid.
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Accession Number
1934.31.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Clear cylindrical glass bottle of mastic solution substitute with a short narrow neck, a wide lip and a rubber stopper; paper seal over stopper tied in place with string; applied paper label describes contents in German; bottle approximately half full of brown liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Sanitätsdepot VIII. A.K.
Site Made (City)
Coblenz
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in the group had the date, "Dec. 21, 1917."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: black
paper: brown, cream, black
fabric: brown
liquid: brown
Inscriptions
On paper label: "Ersatz für Mastixlösung. // Feuergefährlich. // Sanitätsdepot VIII. A. K., Coblenz." [Substitute for Mastic Solution. // Flammable. // Medical Depot VIII. Army Corps, Coblenz."; embossed on base of bottle: "100"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Dimension Notes
Length 12.7 cm x Diam. 4.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See "Bulletin," Vol. 8, No. 3, Dec. 1934, p. 47; Immerman, S. L., M.D. "The Mechanism And Significance Of The Gum Mastic Test." JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association LXIX.24 (1917): 2027-030.; Cutting, J. A., A.B., M.D. "A New Mastic Test For The Spinal Fluid." JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association LXVIII.24 (1917): 1810-812
Research Facts
Mastic solution was used in testing for syphilis of the nervous system
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Dr. Agnew's Ointment

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.75
Description
Square, red cardboard box with black printing contains a tin of ointment for skin conditions.
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Accession Number
1980.18.75
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Square, red cardboard box with black printing contains a tin of ointment for skin conditions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Anglo-American Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago; Toronto; London
Site Made (State)
Illinois, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
USA / Canada / England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "Dr. Agnew's // OINTMENT // Relieves in one day and cures // Piles, Tetter, Salt Rheum, // Scald Head, Eczema, // Barber's Itch, Ulcers, Blotches, // Ring Worms and all // Roughness, Eruptions and defects // of the Skin // PRICE 15 CENTS // Anglo-American Medicine Co. // Chicago Toronto London, Eng."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.8 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Unopened; box is torn and worn at the corners.
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Agnew's Ointment

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.76
Description
Square, red cardboard box with black printing contains a tin of ointment for skin conditions.
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Accession Number
1980.18.76
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Square, red cardboard box with black printing contains a tin of ointment for skin conditions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Anglo-American Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago; Toronto; London
Site Made (State)
Illinois, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
USA / Canada / England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "Dr. Agnew's // OINTMENT // Relieves in one day and cures // Piles, Tetter, Salt Rheum, // Scald Head, Eczema, // Barber's Itch, Ulcers, Blotches, // Ring Worms and all // Roughness, Eruptions and defects // of the Skin // PRICE 15 CENTS // Anglo-American Medicine Co. // Chicago Toronto London, Eng."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.8 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Unopened; box is torn.
Copy Type
Original
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