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Acetophen Compound with Codeine

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Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
993004223
Description
Physician's sample of liquid acetophen compound with codeine in small glass tube with cork closure; full vial; tablets have solidified and are starting to deteriorate.
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Accession Number
993004223
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken 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 -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
Physician's sample of liquid acetophen compound with codeine in small glass tube with cork closure; full vial; tablets have solidified and are starting to deteriorate.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: burgundy; yellow
pills:
Inscriptions
Printed in burgundy on yellow paper label: Physician's Sample // C.T. No. 262 "Frosst" // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND // with CODEINE // (GREY) // Frosst // Rx // Acetophen 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine Citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/8 gr. // DOSE: - One or two tablets every four hours. // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 270916 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // MONTREAL - CANADA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm. x Diam. 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: metal cap on the container shows three small spots of corrosion on the outer edge
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Acetophen emergency kit

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.45 a-j
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a, c, e, g) with metal / cork tops (b, d, f, h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
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Accession Number
1977.8.45 a-j
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 -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a, c, e, g) with metal / cork tops (b, d, f, h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
metal
cork
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
Paper label for (a) reads: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 263 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx 3 // Frosst // Rx "Acetophen" 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic. // 8-0"; (c) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 292 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with CODEINE, 1/2 gr. // Rx 3 // Frosst // Rx "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/2 gr. // Dose: – One tablet every four // hours, or as directed by physician // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25617; (e) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 222 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25597"; (g) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 282 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine, 1/4 gr. // Rx 2 (yellow) // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/4 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25607; the cardboard container has printed on it a summary of the above information.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen emergency kit

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.47 a-j
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
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Accession Number
1977.8.47 a-j
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 -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
cork
metal
Inscriptions
The label on each vial has different information on ingredients and dosage; (a) has: "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // 1 Grain // SWEETENED // C.T. No 259 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // DOSE: – One to three tablets // Acetophen: The registered trade // mark of Monoaceticacidester of // Salicylic Acid "Frosst." // 258289"; (c) has, "Physician's Sample // COMPRESSED TABLET // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND// (Quarter strength, coloured pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine Citrate .... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Antipyretic, analgesic, // sedative // 265218"; (e) has, "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // CODEINE and ATROPINE // (One fifth strength, pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 299 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // Codeine Phos. .... 1/40 gr. (0.0016G) // Atropine Sulphate 1/2000 gr. (0.00003G) // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Acetophen: — The registered trade // mark of monoaceticacidester of Sali // cylic Acid. "Frosst." // 258292"; (i) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" [cursive] // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx B // (Child's Size, Sweetened) // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate ...... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic."; at right angles to the foregoing: "152-9".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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acetophen tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7400
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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Acetophen tablets tin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2178
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001099
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red
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Accession Number
996001099
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides
open; label painted on lid in black and red
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
One dozen 5 gr. tablets To open slide [r. arrow] // Acetophen // A-seat-o-fin // for headaches,
colds, Aches and pains // Charles E. Frosst & Co. Montreal Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length: 0.7 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paint worn slightly all over box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
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Acetylsalicyclic Acid Compound with Codeine

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4177
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001370 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a round orange sticker and a square blue sticker on the back, and is full of tablets; neck is stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001370 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a round orange sticker and a square blue sticker on the back, and is full of tablets; neck is stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; red; orange; blue
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 // P.D. No. 639 // N [encircled] ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID COMPOUND // WITH CODEINE // Compressed Tablets // EACH TABLET CONTAINS: // Acetylsalicylic Acid [12 dots] (210 mg.) 3½ gr. // Phenacetin [28 dots] (150 mg.) 2½ gr. // Caffeine [34 dots] (15 mg.) ¼ gr. // Codeine Phosphate [15 dots] (8 mg.) 1/8 gr. // *T.M. // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 25-639-4 [printed] Lot AD 184 [stamped]"; left side: "This preparation contains codeine and should // not be administered to children except on // the advice of a physician. // Analgesic, Antipyretic // Adult Dose – 1 tablet two or three times daily // as directed by the physician. // CAUTION: This package contains // enough drug to seriously harm a child. // Always store in a safe place out of // the reach of children. May be injurious if // taken in large doses or for a long time. Do // not exceed the recommended dose without consulting a physician. // To comply with certain pharmacy acts, this // package is labelled 'POISON'. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario"; left side: right side repeated in French; back: "8172 // C.P. // 1.15 [handwritten]"; bottom: "1 D 0 // 100 1 / 1645 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row B
Length
a - 8.4 cm
Depth
b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
a - 4.7 cm b - 4.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing; some paint scratched off cap, but no sign of corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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acetylsalicylic acid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8145
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1981.21.2
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
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Accession Number
1981.21.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Canada Pharmacal Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
glass: brown
cork: brown
paper: beige
ink: black
compressed powder: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED // ACETYLSALICYLIC // ACID // THROAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row A
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Diam. 9.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Aconitum 3 bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2334
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001255
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top.
Accession Number
996001255
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Boericke & Tafel
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Date Remarks
Date listed on label
Material
glass: amber
paper: off-white
metal: silver-grey; blue
Inscriptions
Bottle embossed with: "BOERICKE & TAFEL // NEW YORK"; label reads, "ACONITUM 3 // INDICATIONS" (listed) " // DOSE "(listed)" // BOERICKE & TAFEL // HOMOEOPATHIC PHARMACY // New York, Philadelphia & Chicago // BOERICKE & TAFEL // rec'd the only // Prize Medal // award for // Homoeo- // pathic // Medicines // in Philadel- // phia in 1876"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.4 cm. x Width: 2.1 cm. x Depth: 2.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips or scratches; label shows minor wear and staining; lead seal appears intact and bottle is full
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a blood remedy for acute colds, fever, pains
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Anacin analgesic tablet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13371
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
010020249
Description
Anacin tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in yellow; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with black and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed on underside of lid; tin is empty
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Accession Number
010020249
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Anacin tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in yellow; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with black and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed on underside of lid; tin is empty
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Whitehall Pharmacal (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on packaging
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, red, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "THIRTY TABLETS // ANACIN // TRADE MARK REG IN CANADA // FOR FAST RELIEF OF HEADACHES, // COMMON COLDS, NEURALGIA, // ARTHRITIC AND RHEUMATIC PAIN. // WHITEHALL PHARMACAL (CANADA) LIMITED // TORONTO, ONTARIO // PRESS // HERE"; printed on back: "DOSE: 2 tablets with water. Repeat // if necessary, 1 tablet 3 times daily. // No. 21311 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. // Each tablet contains 3 grains Phenacetin // and 3 1/4 grains Acetylsalicylic Acid. // Pour le soulagement des douleurs dues // aux maux de tete, rheumes nevraligies, // extractions de dents, et douleurs // causees par les troubles mentruels. // DOSE: Prendre 2 comprimes avec de l'eau. Si // necessaire, repeter 1 comprime 3 fois par jour. // MADE IN U.S.A. // CONTAINS NO NARCOTICS // 70-A "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row G
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Enamel faded on tin; rust visible in parts
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford
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bottle of tinct. capsici

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12343
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
999014006 a-b
Description
An empty rectangular amber coloured glass bottle (a) tapering to a moulded lip with moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening; the screw cap (b) is slightly rounded.
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Accession Number
999014006 a-b
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An empty rectangular amber coloured glass bottle (a) tapering to a moulded lip with moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening; the screw cap (b) is slightly rounded.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Diam. 24.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam 10.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Sam Cronk of Belleville, Ontario.
Maker
E.B. Shuttleworth
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
glass: amber
metal: brown, beige
paper: cream
ink: brown, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Tinct. Capsici. // B.P. // DOSE: 5 to 15 minims. // The E.B. SHUTTLEWORTH // CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // TORONTO, CANADA"; embossed on back of bottle: "16 FL.OZ."; printed on cap: "E. B. S.".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Minor staining on label; back has residue from removal of paper label.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Queens Senate Medical School Scholarships Web site; The Canadian Encyclopedia Web site; CD #1.
Research Facts
Dr. Sam Cronk graduated from Queens Medical School in 1915; his son, Dr. L. Bruce Cronk, who donated this bottle also graduated from Queens Medical School in 1946; The first pharmaceutical company in Canada was established in Toronto in 1879 by E.B. Shuttleworth.
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001203
Description
Cylindrical blue glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck threaded for screw-on cap; words "Bromo-seltzer" embossed in glass just below neck; cap and labels missing.
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Accession Number
996001203
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Cylindrical blue glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck threaded for screw-on cap; words "Bromo-seltzer" embossed in glass just below neck; cap and labels missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa in June 1993.
Maker
Bromo-seltzer Emerson Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Bromo-seltzer // Bromo-seltzer
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.4 cm. x Diam. : 3.9 cm.
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1991.17.34
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Accession Number
1991.17.34
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row E
Copy Type
Original
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Bromo-Seltzer bottle

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001204
Description
Small cylindrical blue glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; embossed words down one side of bottle
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Accession Number
996001204
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Small cylindrical blue glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; embossed
words down one side of bottle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb 1994
Maker
Bromo-seltzer Emerson Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Bromo-seltzer // Emerson // Drug Co. // Baltimore
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.7 cm. x Diam. : 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some surface dirt has become embedded in raised lettering of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Capsolin Ointment No. 11 box

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001355 a-c
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
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Accession Number
000001355 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Analgesics
Wounds -- drug therapy
Pain -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - tube
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; blue; red
metal: silver
plastic: pink
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Top: 1¼ OUNCES TEX/1.00 // OINTMENT No. 11 // CAPSOLIN® // AN EFFECTIVE AND RELIABLE RUBEFACIENT // Stock 18-11-28 [printed] L Z 164 E [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "CAPSOLIN® is intended for relief of pain associated with neuralgia, neuritis, joint pain, rheuma- // tism, lumbago, sciatica, sprains or other conditions in which counter-irritants are used. // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, 9.5% Oil Turpentine and 2.5% Oil // Cajuput in a petrolatum base. // May be diluted with from one to three parts of lard, petrolatum or olive oil for children or // adults having a sensitive skin"; front: back repeated in French; bottom: "DIRECTIONS: Apply only to the unbroken skin and rub gently. Do not rub vigorously unless // a very pronounced effect is desired. Excessive rubbing may cause blistering. The treated // area should not be covered with dressing or constricted portions of the clothing. Avoid // contact with mucous membranes, inflamed skin, or other sensitive areas, especially the eyes. // Do not use immediately after a warm bath. // [directions repeated in French]"; left side: "1¼ OUNCES // CAPSOLIN® // OINTMENT // Stock 18-11-28"; right side: left side repeated in French; (b) front: "1¼ OZ. OINT. No 11 // CAPSOLIN® // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin // Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, // 9.5% Oil Turpentine and // 2.5% Oil Cajaput in a // petrolatum base. // Stock 11-18-28 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "L [encircled] 2 164 E [stamped] // [directions in English as given on box bottom]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row B
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013
Length
a - 12.5 cm
b - 11.7 cm
Width
a - 3.6 cm
Depth
a - 2.5 cm
c - 0.8 cm
Diameter
b - 2.5 cm
c - 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dirty, water marked, dented in the back; tube dented slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Capsolin Ointment No. 11 box

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001438 a-c
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
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Accession Number
000001438 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Analgesics
Wounds and Injuries -- drug therapy
Pain -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 12.6 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; blue; red
metal: silver
plastic: pink
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Top: 1¼ OUNCES [printed] TEX/1.00 [handwritten] // OINTMENT No. 11 // CAPSOLIN® // AN EFFECTIVE AND RELIABLE RUBEFACIENT // Stock 18-11-28 [printed] L [encircled] Z 164 E [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; top: "CAPSOLIN® is intended for relief of pain associated with neuralgia, neuritis, joint pain, rheuma- // tism, lumbago, sciatica, sprains or other conditions in which counter-irritants are used. // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, 9.5% Oil Turpentine and 2.5% Oil // Cajuput in a petrolatum base. // May be diluted with from one to three parts of lard, petrolatum or olive oil for children or // adults having a sensitive skin"; back: "DIRECTIONS: Apply only to the unbroken skin and rub gently. Do not rub vigorously unless // a very pronounced effect is desired. Excessive rubbing may cause blistering. The treated // area should not be covered with dressing or constricted portions of the clothing. Avoid // contact with mucous membranes, inflamed skin, or other sensitive areas, especially the eyes. // Do not use immediately after a warm bath. // [above five lines repeated in French]"; bottom: top repeated in French; left side: "1¼ OUNCES // CAPSOLIN® // OINTMENT // Stock 18-11-28"; right side: left side repeated in French; (b) front: "1¼ OZ. OINT. No 11 // CAPSOLIN® // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin // Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, // 9.5% Oil Turpentine and // 2.5% Oil Cajaput in a // petrolatum base. // Stock 11-18-28 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L [encircled] 2 164 E [stamped]"; back:"[directions as given on box bottom] // May be diluted with from one to three // parts of lard, petrolatum or olive oil for // children or adults having a sensitive skin."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, somewhat dirty; tube dented slightly; no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.355; CD #8
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Cerebrine bottle

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001037
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; still sealed; liquid contents; paper labels on front, back and around neck of bottle creating a seal; red and black printing on label.
Accession Number
996001037
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; still sealed; liquid contents; paper labels on front, back and around neck of bottle creating a seal; red and black printing on label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994 in Ottawa.
Maker
Rougier Freres
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Has contents listed on label
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Eug. Fournier // Pharmacien de 1 -me- classe // A. Fournier & c -ie- succ -rs- // 147, B -ddu Montparnasse, Paris (Vi -me-) // et dans toutes les pharmacies // Cerebrine // Contre les // Migraines // et les // Nevralgies // depot general pour le Canada // Rougier Freres, Montreal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.7 cm. x Width: 5.6 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper very slightly discoloured; mark on back label which appears to be a price
Copy Type
Original
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Chocolate Coated Tablets Opium, Camphor, Tannin and Lead

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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037088 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037088 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W. E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "N 1000 // Chocolate Coated // Tablets // OPIUM, CAMPHOR // TANNIN AND LEAD // Each tablet contains: // Opium 1/2 gr. // Camphor 1/2 gr. // Tannic Acid 2 grs. // Lead Acetate 1 gr. // Capsicum and // Peppermint Oil q.s. // LOT NO. 7540 // W. E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON - ONTARIO"; embossed on bottom: "4 // LL D O // 3067"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Front label is slightly tattered
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
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Davis' Vegetable Pain Killer bottle

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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
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Part of a collection of patent medicine bottles, crocks, tins, and boxes; and medical instruments, quarantine notices, and a reference book donated by Dr. Josephson in 1991.
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Dillard's Aspergum

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.38
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box contains two tablets of Aspergum.
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Accession Number
1977.8.38
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
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box contains two tablets of Aspergum.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
White Laboratories of Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: orange; white; blue; black
Inscriptions
Printed on outside front of box inside oval shapes: "2 TABLETS // DILLARD'S // REG. TRADE MARK // Aspergum // WHITE LABORATORIES OF CANADA, LTD. // TORONTO, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Gum containing ASA for relief of pain of sore throats or gums.
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