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Perry Davis' Painkiller

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Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
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Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Robert D. Watts, Manager, Animal Health Care, Canada Packers, Inc.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Date Remarks
"Mid-1970s"
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKELLER // (Trademark Registered) // ANTISEPTIC // HEALING // WARMING // TAKEN INTERNALLY // FOR // Chills, Common Colds, Cramps // Colic, Diarrhoea. // Also for Common Coughs — when // mixed as directed. // APPLIED EXTERNALLY // As a Compress for // COMMON SORETHROAT, // SPASMODIC CROUP. // AS AN APPLICATION // FOR // Sprains, Bruises, Frost Bites, // Chilblains, Bites and Stings, // Strained Muscles, Rheumatic // Pains, Cuts, Scratches and other // Minor Injuries. // Adult Dose — 1 teaspoonful in water or // milk. Full directions enclosed. // No. 23847 – The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // 2 oz. // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. // CANADA LIMITED // HAMILTON - CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - box
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1955, Canada Packers bought the Canadian patent of Davis & Co., Davis & Lawrence for many years (John Wyeth Co. had a share in this company); Canada Packers used Davis and Lawrence on their veterinary products; Canada Packers sold D & L (human) to Organon (a European company).
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