Physician's sample package of Baby's Own brand infant pharmaceuticals; (a) a pale green and white envelope with illustrations of four stocks birds in flight carrying various items in a sling of white cloth baby diapers; the first one is carrying cough syrup, the second is carrying a box of espirets…
Physician's sample package of Baby's Own brand infant pharmaceuticals; (a) a pale green and white envelope with illustrations of four stocks birds in flight carrying various items in a sling of white cloth baby diapers; the first one is carrying cough syrup, the second is carrying a box of espirets, the third is carrying a case of tablets and the fourth is carrying an infant; inside the envelope are 3 other objects; (b) one sheet of paper folded into quarters describing the research conducted to prove that the company's products are successful in relieving children of ailments, such as constipation and teething; (c) small Baby's Own tablet box for minor ills in pale blue and white ink; (d) and a small white package of espirets with navy writing.
Number Of Parts
a – envelope - Length 8.6 cm x Width 21.2 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b – pamphlet - Length 19.4 cm x Width 30.3 cm (fully opened) x Depth 0.01 cm (fully opened)
c – tablets box - Length 2.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
d - espirets - Length 3.9 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Studies to demonstrate the effectiveness of the tablets commenced in 1954 and ended in 1955
paper: white, blue
ink: black, blue, white
(a) on the front: "To Your New Family From The Baby's Own Family // Baby's Own Tablets, Espirets, and Cough Syrup..."; (b) on the inside: "to // safeguard // your baby // remarkable results in cases of // constipation and gastro-intestinal // distress accompanying teething // proof that Baby's Own Tablets // are safe for babies as young as 2 // months even when taken continuously over an extended period"; on the back: "Dear Mother: // Please let us extend our welcome to the new arrival. // Most sincerely yours, // Mirriam Kerr // Director of Baby Clinic // G. T. FULLFORD CO., LTD."; (c) on the front: "Free Sample // BABY'S OWN // TABLETS // FOR ALL MINOR BABY ILLS"; (d) on the front: "PROFESSIONAL SAMPLE // BABY'S OWN // ESPIRETS // 1/14 GRAINS A*S*A TABLETS // ORANGE FLAVOURED AND SWEETENED // G. T. FULFORD CO. LTD * TORONTO CANADA"
Storage Room 2005
The edges around the envelope are a little worn and the sides of the tablets case are beginning to bend outwards
Dr. William D. Hay, graduated from Queen’s University: Arts 1914, MA 1918; Faculty of Meds Class of 1921; worked at Queen’s University / Kingston General Hospital as a Pathologist; co-founder of the Kingston Blood Bank, 1942; retired 1957.