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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001230
Description
One-piece cardboard box which has flaps at both sides to open and close the box; box contains loose dried plant material.
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Accession Number
996001230
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Valerian
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
One-piece cardboard box which has flaps at both sides to open and close the box; box contains loose dried plant material.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Allaire - Woodward & Co.
Site Made (City)
Peoria
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: beige
plant material: brown
Inscriptions
"6785 // Valerian // Valeriana officinalis // U.S.P. // put up by // Allaire-Woodward & Co. // Peoria - Ill. // Common Names // Valerian, Stetwall, Vandal Root, // All Heal"; properties listed on top flap
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row B
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
There are no stains on the surface of the cardboard; the upper right side corner has been bent in slightly; there are no tears in the cardboard.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Valerian was used as a sedative for nervous unrest, hysteria, hypochondriasis, etc.
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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001246
Description
Cardboard box sealed with a single sheet printed paper wrapper; the box contains dried loose plant material
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Accession Number
996001246
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Cardboard box sealed with a single sheet printed paper wrapper; the box contains dried loose
plant material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb. 1994.
Maker
S.W. Gould & Bros. Botanic Garden
Site Made (City)
Malden
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plant material: brown
paper: off-white; blue
cardboard:
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "HOPS // Humulus Lupulus // S.W. GOULD & BROS // BOTANIC GARDEN // MALDEN, MASS."; (top) "Properties Valuable as a sedative // to produce sleep and in nervousness" (side) "COMMON NAME // Lupuline" (side) "OUR HERBS, // ROOTS AND BARKS // ARE // Always Fresh // AND // Reliable // IF YOU WANT THE BEST // ASK FOR GOULD'S"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.5 cm. x Width: 5.5 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The outside wrapper shows no tears or stains; there are four small holes (likely made by an insect); plant dust has come out of the holes
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a sedative and for nervousness
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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anaesthesia bottle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997001773
Accession Number
997001773
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Copy Type
Original
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Perry Davis Vegetable Pain Killer

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Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
014002096
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Perry Davis Pain Killer with sloped shoulders tapered at neck with long neck with about 1.0 cm of thick brown liquid; red metal cap closure; cream paper labels have decorative graphics including portrait for Mr. Perry, product's and manufacturer's name and ad…
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Accession Number
014002096
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Perry Davis Pain Killer with sloped shoulders tapered at neck with long neck with about 1.0 cm of thick brown liquid; red metal cap closure; cream paper labels have decorative graphics including portrait for Mr. Perry, product's and manufacturer's name and address; back label has trade mark proprietary legal information and directions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: black
metal: red, grey
Inscriptions
Printed on main label: "JOY TO THE WORLD // PERRY DAVIS' // VEGETABLE // PAIN KILLER // Manufactured by // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. // NEW YORK // AT MONTREAL // HOPE"; printed on back label: "TRADE PAIN KILLER MARK // ORDINARY DOSE: For Adults: 1 teaspoonful // diluted in wineglass or more sweetened water. // Children: 4 to 12 years, 1/2 teaspoonful diluted. // Infants: 1 to 4 years, 15 drops diluted in proportion. // For full directions and external uses see Booklet. // No. 6450 The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. // Principal Label Davis & Lawrence Co., Montreal"; Embossed on sides: "VEGETABLE // PAINKILLER"; embossed on bottle's center: "DAVIS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 16.4 cm x Width 5 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Label has minor frayed around edges, missing small area on lower left; cap has several minor dents and several minor scratches to finish
Copy Type
Original
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Davis' Vegetable Pain Killer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1991.17.15
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Accession Number
1991.17.15
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
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row A
Copy Type
Original
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Gibbon's toothache gel

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1991.17.84
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Accession Number
1991.17.84
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Toothache
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Copy Type
Original
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Perry Davis' Painkiller

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.12.43
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Accession Number
1977.12.43
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
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Copy Type
Original
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F. W. Horner & Co. Back Rub & Painkiller

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.12.47
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Accession Number
1977.12.47
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
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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acetophen tablets

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
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Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: yellow; black; red
glass: amber
Inscriptions
Printed on front of box: "100 // COMPRESSED // TABLETS // No. 189 // ACETOPHEN // THE STANDARDIZED // PRODUCT // 5 Grains // Dose:– One or two // tablets three or // four times daily, // with water. // Acetophen:- // the registered // trade mark of // Acetylsalicylic // Acid // "Frosst" // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // Montreal, Canada"; label on bottle has similar information, with directions in both English and French.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
box - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on side of bottle is torn
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001076
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (henbane leaves?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001076
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (henbane leaves?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; beige; black
Inscriptions
Top: "HENBANE // LEAVES // (Hyoscyamus niger, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. [cursive] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. CANADA. "; front: "SYNONYMS - Jusquiame noire, Fr.; // Bilsenkraut, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // NATURAL ORDER - Solanaceae. // HABITAT - Europe."; back: "PROPERTIES - Narcotic, anodyne and // hypnotic. Useful as a substitute for // opium. Dose, a dessertspoonful (8 c.c.) // of an ounce to the pint infusion. In // overdoses a narcotic poison, in which // case give emetic and sti [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed and fragile; paper is torn in two places on back; label edge is crumpled on back; plastic is torn on front; some plant material has escaped packet and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 2; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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