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Dates
1891
circa 1891
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001001 a-g
Description
Metal box (a) for storing herbs; flip top lid attached at back contains five cardboard boxes (b-g) labelled "ONE OUNCE TANSY"; cardboard boxes contain dried plant material (tansy?); there is a paper label stuck to the inside of the lid.
Accession Number
000001001 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container --tin
Description
Metal box (a) for storing herbs; flip top lid attached at back contains five cardboard boxes (b-g) labelled "ONE OUNCE TANSY"; cardboard boxes contain dried plant material (tansy?); there is a paper label stuck to the inside of the lid.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - metal box - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 22.5 cm
b - cardboard box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
c - cardboard box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
d - cardboard box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
e - cardboard box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
f - cardboard box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
g - cardboard box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Provenance
Used by W.H. Raney, druggist, in Prescott, Ont.; collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1891
circa 1891
Date Remarks
Date based on picture on tin of Walkerville plant that opened in 1891
Material
metal: green mottled with black and silver; red
paper: cream; black; blue
cardboard: cream; purple
Inscriptions
Top: "Tansy"; front: "Choice // Botanic Drugs // Pressed TANSY // ([illeg.] Lin.)"; Overwritten by hand: "Tansy"; "PARKE, DAVIS & CO // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // DETROIT MICH // U.S.A."; Left: "[illeg.]"; Right: "NEW YORK OFFICE [illeg.]"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED HERBS // INCLUDING // [illeg.], LEAVES, FLOWERS, BARKS, // AND ROOTS FOR DRUGGISTS' USE. // We invite attention to the following points of superiority in this line of our manufactures // [listed] // Parke-Davis & Co // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT, MICH. // ALSO // 90, 92 & 94 MAIDEN LANE, N.Y. // CANADIAN LABORATORY, WALKERVILLE, ONT. // AND 301 & 303 WEST EIGHTH STREET // KANSAS CITY, M[illeg.]"; inside lid: "[illeg.] 20¢ // W.H. RANEY, Druggist // PRESCOTT, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-8
Condition Remarks
Metal box exterior is corroding where paint is chipped off; paint is badly cracked over entire surface; lid is blackened; interior is corroding; cardboard boxes are in good condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 2
Research Facts
These distinctive green tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to display their herbs, to make them more visible to the public
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001003
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid attached at back (no longer opens); red metal labels on top and front; has been written on in red and black (pencil?).
Accession Number
000001003
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid attached at back (no longer opens); red metal labels on top and front; has been written on in red and black (pencil?).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "PENNYROYAL // (Hedeoma USP)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; overwritten by hand: "[illeg.] 15 BHM - 1 [illeg.] 25¢ oz // [illeg.] [scribbled out] 530"; on label: "PENNYROYAL // (Hedeoma USP)" "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS"; left side: "PD&CO"; right side: PD&CO"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed]" "PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Exterior: some corrosion where paint is chipped, and on base; browning paper stuck to right side in two places; overall some paint scratches; dirty; lid no longer opens
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to display their herbs, to make them more visible to the public
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001004
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid attached at back (no longer opens); red metal label on top; a piece of tape obscures the label on the front; has been written on in black.
Accession Number
000001004
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Expectorants
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid attached at back (no longer opens); red metal label on top; a piece of tape obscures the label on the front; has been written on in black.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // [illeg.]"; handwritten on tape: "LUNGWORT"; handwritten under tape: "20¢ oz""PARKE DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; left side: [monogramme] "PD&CO"; right side: [monogramme] PD&CO"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, // BARKS and ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed]" "PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Extensive corrosion on bottom and on bottoms of sides, some corrosion overall where paint is chipped; white accretion on top obscuring label; brown accretion on back (small spot); water marks on front and left side; dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to display their herbs, to make them more visible to the public
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001005
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid attached at back.
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Accession Number
000001005
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid attached at back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED" on label: "WHITE OAK BARK (Quercus alba. L.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "WHITE OAK (U.S.P.) // (Quercus alba.)" "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS"; left side: [monogramme] "PD&CO"; right side: [monogramme] PD&CO"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed]" "PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on bottom and where paint is chipped; some corrosion inside, especially along seam; brown accretion in three spots on front; water marks on top; dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to display their herbs, to make them more visible to the public
Images
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001006
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back (lid no longer opens); red metal labels on front and top; has been written on in red, black and green.
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Accession Number
000001006
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back (lid no longer opens); red metal labels on front and top; has been written on in red, black and green.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED" on label: "TANSY // (Tanactum Vulgare.)"; on front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "TANSY // (Tanactum vulgare.)"; label overwritten by hand with "20¢" "15¢/oz [scratched out]"; "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS"; overwritten by hand with: "15¢ [scratched out] 2/25 [scratched out] 10¢"; left side: [monogramme] "PD&CO"; right side: [monogramme] PD&CO"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the following points of superiority. [listed]" "PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Extensive corrosion on bottom and some corrosion where paint is chipped; yellow-brown accretion in one spot on front; front is dented in two places and very dirty; somewhat dirty overall; paint scratched; #2: extensive inactive corrosion on bottom of container; all six sides stained and scratched; top, front, right rear corner dented; grease pencil marks on front.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to display their herbs, to make them more visible to the public
Exhibit History
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #1
Images
Less detail
Dates
1891
circa 1891
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001007 a-e
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs (a); flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; contains three cardboard boxes (b-d) of herbs (lobelia?) and one torn-open paper packet (e) of herbs (lobelia?); boxes are from S.B. Penick & Co. and are cream and green with blue and re…
Accession Number
000001007 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Expectorants
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs (a); flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; contains three cardboard boxes (b-d) of herbs (lobelia?) and one torn-open paper packet (e) of herbs (lobelia?); boxes are from S.B. Penick & Co. and are cream and green with blue and red text; paper packet is from Parke Davis; packet and contents have been placed in a baggie in the tin and is grey with a cream label, black and red text; metal herb box has a paper label stuck to the inside of the lid.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - metal herb box - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 22.5 cm
b - cardboard box - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
c - cardboard box - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
d - cardboard box - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
e - paper packet - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis; used by W.H. Raney, druggist in Prescott, Ontario
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1891
circa 1891
Date Remarks
Based on picture on tin of Walkerville plant, which opened in 1891
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
cardboard: cream; green; blue; red
paper: grey; cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT, MICHIGAN // NEW YORK BRANCH // 90, 92 & 94 MAIDEN LANE"; on label: "LOBELIA // (Lobelia [illeg.])"; overwritten by hand on label: "Lobelia"; front: "Choice // Botanic Drugs // PRESSED."; on label: "LOBELIA // (Lobelia inflata.)"; overwritten by hand on label: "Lobelia"; [see accession sheet for remainder of MARKS]
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-8
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion where paint is chipped; bottom badly corroded; paint badly cracked and scratched; interior badly corroded; dirty overall.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
These tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public; marketed as an expectorant (see attached internet information for additional uses)
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Dates
1891
circa 1891
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001008
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top.
Accession Number
000001008
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1891
circa 1891
Date Remarks
Based on picture on tin of Walkerville plant, which opened in 1891
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: [illeg.] on label: "WORMWOOD // (Artemisia Absinthium.)"; label overwritten by hand in white "[illeg.] wood"; on front: "Choice // Botanic Drugs // PRESSED"; on label: "WORMWOOD // (Artemisia Absinthium.)"; overwritten by hand in white: "Wormwood // [illeg.]"; left side: [illeg.]; right side: "NEW YORK OFFICE // [illeg.]"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, BARKS // AND ROOTS FOR DRUGGISTS' USE. // We invite attention to the following points of superiority in this line of our manufactures: // [listed] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // [illeg.]"; inside lid written by hand in black: "JVO [underlined] // 20¢ oz"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 22.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Extensive corrosion where paint is chipped; paint badly cracked; lid badly blackened; evidence of old insect cocoon on bottom; interior badly corroded; lid is coming unhinged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001009
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; two pieces of cloth tape, one on top and one on front, obscure labels; has been written on in black and pencil.
Accession Number
000001009
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; two pieces of cloth tape, one on top and one on front, obscure labels; has been written on in black and pencil.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date.
Material
metal: green; black; silver
fabric: white; black
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; front: "CHOICE BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; handwritten on tape obscuring label: "Peppermint "; handwritten below tape: "10¢ oz"; front, continued: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS."; left side: "PD & Co [monogramme]"; right side: "PD & Co [monogramme]"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row B
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on bottom and inside; some scratches in paint; dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001010
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; has been written on in red, green and black
Accession Number
000001010
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Pain -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; has been written on in red, green and black
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "STRAMONIUM (U.S.P.) // (Datura Stramonium.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "STRAMONIUM (U.S.P.) // (Datura Stramonium.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS"; overwritten by hand on front: "3880 [circled] an # [struck out] 18¢ oz [struck out] 15¢ oz P.D. Co [struck out] 15¢ [struck out] 2/25 [struck out] P D Co 25¢ oz [struck out]"; left side: "P D & Co [monogrammed]"; right side: "P D & Co [monogramme]"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, BARKS // AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on bottom and where paint is chipped; lid is dented; brown accretion in three spots on back; back and front are dented; dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001011
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal label on front and top
Accession Number
000001011
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal label on front and top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "SUMACH LEAVES // (Rhus glabra. L.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "SUMACH LEAVES // (Rhus glabra) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS"; left side: "P D & Co [monogrammed]"; right side: "P D & Co [monogramme]"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion at base where paint is chipped, and inside; spot of beige-coloured accretion (paint?) on lid; dirty over all.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Less detail

2305 records – page 1 of 231.