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Blanchard Blood and Nerve Food

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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002012 a-b
Description
Tall square aqua tinted glass bottle (a) has green paper label on all sides with removable cork closure (b); cork has small amount of wax seal with directions for use; empty.
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Accession Number
014002012 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall square aqua tinted glass bottle (a) has green paper label on all sides with removable cork closure (b); cork has small amount of wax seal with directions for use; empty.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle: Length 16.2 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
b - cork: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Blanchard Food Cure Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: white
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1862 1877 // THE BLANCHARD // CONCENTRATED // BLOOD AND NERVE // FOOD // OR // TONIC EXTRACT OF WHEAT // Every quart of this pre- // parathion contains the vital // nutritive qualities contain - // ed in one bushel of wheat. // Beware of Counterfeits! // BLANCHARD // FOOD CURE COMPANY, // NEW YORK, PROPRIETORS. // V. W. BLANCHARD, M.D. // Chemist and Manufacturer. // PRICE, - // $1.00 // GENERAL DIRECTIONS FOR USE // For an adult 1-2 tea -// spoonsful AFTER each meal. // This quantity to be gradually increased in the // course of two weeks to // one - dessert-spoonful. // Its effects being those of food, // it should not be taken in a // quantity sufficient to cause a // sense of oppression in the // region of the stomach, or a // sense of fullness in the head. // to be kept well corked, and to // be shaken before it is taken."; embossed on top: "FOOD // CURE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Copy Type
original
Images
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