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A New Treatment for the Rapid and Permanent Cure of Catarrh [promotional booklet]

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Dates
1883
circa 1883
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001423
Description
A paper of 16 pages (including cover and back) for A.H. Dixon & Son's New Treatment for Catarrh; black print on off-white paper, numbered at the top centre; front is black and white lithography; bound by thread in the middle of the "spine"; inside contains information on what catarrh is, the number…
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Accession Number
996001423
Author
Anonymous
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy -- instruction
Description
A paper of 16 pages (including cover and back) for A.H. Dixon & Son's New Treatment for Catarrh; black print on off-white paper, numbered at the top centre; front is black and white lithography; bound by thread in the middle of the "spine"; inside contains information on what catarrh is, the number of treatments needed, and many testimonials dating from 1881-1883; also gives instructions on what information must be included when writing to them since they prepare each case individually.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Maker
A. H. Dixon & Son
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1883
circa 1883
Date Remarks
Earliest letter, 1881, latest 1883, so must have been published around 1883-1884
Material
paper: black; cream
Inscriptions
"A New Treatment // FOR THE // RAPID AND // PERMANENT // CURE OF // CATARRH // To be had only // of // A.H. DIXON & SON // No. 305 KING ST. // WEST // TORONTO CANADA"; inside: oodles of "medical" explanations and testimonials (see above)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.2 cm. x Width: 7.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper a little sun-aged; lower right corners for first two pages are bent
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Booklet states on p. 6: "our experience for the past four years ...", and since it was published c. 1883-84, the product must have started c. 1879-80; no additional information found
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1975.4.5 a-b
Description
Square metal slide (a) has in its centre a circular live chamber with a glass bottom with fine adjustment for focusing purpose; all attached to plastic stage; contained in a case (b).
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Accession Number
1975.4.5 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
Description
Square metal slide (a) has in its centre a circular live chamber with a glass bottom with fine adjustment for focusing purpose; all attached to plastic stage; contained in a case (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - slide - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 7.7 cm
b - case - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. E. Wood, Charles H. Best Institute, Toronto.
Maker
A. E. Dean
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: yellow
plastic: black
paper: black
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Enclosed in an oval shape on inside of case lid: "R.E. DEAN // HATTON GARDEN // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Condition Remarks
#2: Case is fragile; leatherette peeling off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail