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Inhalozone inhaler tube

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
996001085
Description
Clear glass vial with two corked ends and wad of cotton (?) inside vial; paper label around one end of vial.
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Accession Number
996001085
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
Description
Clear glass vial with two corked ends and wad of cotton (?) inside vial; paper label around one end of vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
paper: cream
glass: clear
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Inhalozone // Inhaler // remove the cork // and drop in six drops // of the liquid Inhal - // ozone four times // each day before // using
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.3 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured; corks at each end in fairly worn condition
Copy Type
Original
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Rawley's Pile Remedy No. 35

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Dates
1905
1920
circa 1905-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001102 a-b
Description
Circular metal container covered with yellow and red decorative design including the ancient symbol for good health and happiness, the swastika; product information on lid.
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Accession Number
996001102 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Circular metal container covered with yellow and red decorative design including the ancient symbol for good health and happiness, the swastika; product information on lid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base
b - lid
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
J. P. Rawley & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1905
1920
circa 1905-1920
Material
metal: yellow; red
Inscriptions
On front: "Rawley's // Pile Remedy // No. 35 // each ounce contains besides other ingredients // 10 grains powd. opium, U.S.P. // For piles, sores, burns, cuts and bruises // Directions on bottom of box // Distributed by // J. P. Rawley & Co. // 853 Broadway // New York City // Price $1.00"; on back: "DIRECTIONS // Wash affected parts with warm // water and pure castile soap, then // dry and apply freely with cotton // Rawley's Pile Remedy. Use night // and morning // DISTRIBUTED BY // J. P. RAWLEY & CO. // 853 Broadway, New York City. // GUARANTEED BY J. P . RAWLEY UNDER THE // FOOD & DRUGS ACT. JUNE 30, 1906. // GUARANTY NO. 37910"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row B
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 2.7 cm. x Diam. 6.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some wear and discolouration on top of lid; build-up of thick waxy substance on bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_policy_of_Canada
Research Facts
Made with opium to treat piles (hemmorhoids). After 1908, it was required in Canada that opium be listed on the package of any drug which contained it.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Sapho Insecticide

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001114
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with fluted neck intended for a cork stopper; paper label on front with two columns of information, one in English and the other in French; graduated markings on back of bottle.
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Accession Number
996001114
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Insecticides
Product Packaging
Home Health
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with fluted neck intended for a cork stopper; paper label on front with two columns of information, one in English and the other in French; graduated markings on back of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
The Kennedy Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Sapho // Insecticide // Liquid // Kills // Insects // of all descriptions // especially // moths // and // bed bugs // Kills all the eggs and germs // Does not stain // use without fear over // Rugs, furniture, furs // Clothing, Wall Paper, // etc. // Directions ... // Makers // The Kennedy Manufacturing Co. // formerly Sapho Mfg. Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.8 cm. x Width: 6.3 cm. x Depth: 4.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and missing pieces in six places; dirt and grime accumulation on surface of paper and bottle.
Copy Type
Original
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Bon-Opto for the Eyes

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, Ophthalmology
Vision
Accession Number
996001118
Description
Short square clear glass bottle; short circular neck intended for cork; two paper labels on opposite sides of glass; embossed writing on glass on two other opposite sides.
Accession Number
996001118
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, Ophthalmology
Vision
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmic Solutions
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- eye solutions -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Short square clear glass bottle; short circular neck intended for cork; two paper labels on opposite sides of glass; embossed writing on glass on two other opposite sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
Valmas Drug Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Bon-Opto // Bon-Opto // For // The Eyes
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row C
Length
8.1 cm.
Width
4.2 cm
Depth
4.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper labels are discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Bon-Opto active drug ingredients: chloretone, zinc sulphate, sodium chloride, boric acid, menthe poivre, camphre de menthe.
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Shiloh for Coughs

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Dates
1915
1925
circa 1915-1925
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001122
Description
Rectangular clear glass medicine bottle; four recessed panels with paper labels on two large panels and embossed wording on two narrow panels.
Accession Number
996001122
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass medicine bottle; four recessed panels with paper labels on two large panels and embossed wording on two narrow panels.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994.
Maker
S. C. Wells & Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
1925
circa 1915-1925
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Shiloh // for coughs, etc. // each teaspoonful contains // 1/2 minim, chloroform // Licorice, oil of tak, // oil of peppermint // Teppin Hydrate, Lo- // belia and syrup // prepared only by // S. C. Wells & Co. // Leroy, N.Y., Toronto, Can."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.2 cm. x Width: 5.7 cm. x Depth: 3.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label is discoloured slightly by age; several tears and rips in paper
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Another mucilaginous herb that helps to soothe inflammation, licorice root is great for all sorts of coughs. Its mucilaginous properties make it great for dry irritated membranes, while it's also a natural expectorant, making it great for helping rid a wet productive cough of all the phlegm. Licorice root is also used in many syrups to help sweeten the flavor due to some of the bitter tasting herbs that many syrups contain.
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Roborgen Food Tonic

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Dates
1910
1915
circa 1910-1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
996001136 a-d
Description
Rectangular metal container (a) with paper label applied around body with removable metal lid (b) has a full paper packet (d) of cream powder inside; testimony letter created from manual typwriter on cream paper dated July 14, 1913 from Mr. Snell, Professor of Chemistry at Macdonald College in Queb…
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Accession Number
996001136 a-d
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Rectangular metal container (a) with paper label applied around body with removable metal lid (b) has a full paper packet (d) of cream powder inside; testimony letter created from manual typwriter on cream paper dated July 14, 1913 from Mr. Snell, Professor of Chemistry at Macdonald College in Quebec indicates the ingredients, is folded into small square and tucked under lid; label is blue and white with decorative print and design; paper packet sealed with cream paper seal.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - container
b - lid
c - paper
d - packet of powder
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1915
circa 1910-1915
Material
metal: silver
paper: cream
ink: blue, black, red
Inscriptions
Roborgen // A Mental and Physical // Strength Giver // A food tonic of great value in all // cases of Nervous Exhaustion. // Contains 3 ounces // Price - 60 cents // MANUFACTURED BY // National Drug and Chemical Co. // of Canada, Limited // TORONTO - CANADA // No. 591 The Proprietary or Patent // Medicine Act"; contents of letter: "July 14th 1913 // National Drug and Chemical Co. // Montreal // Gentlemen: - // I have examined your preparation known // as Roborgen and find that it contains about // 70% protein, 12% of moisture and yields // 15% of ash. It also contains about 1 3/4% of // phosphorus, part of which is combined with // the protein and the rest, for the most part, // in other organic forms closely allied to the // forms in which phosphorus is found in the // human body. When treated first with cold // water and tehn with hot the preparation goes // into solution forming a liquid of agreeable // taste and odor. My analysis leads me to the // opinion that this is a highly nutritious // food. // Yours truly, // (Signed) J. F. Snell // Professor of Chemistry"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016
Dimension Notes
a - Length 5.9 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Height 7.8 cm
b - Length 6.0 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Height 0.6 cm
c - Length 21.4 cm x Width 13.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Several spots of rust over metal surface; paper label discoloured in many places and missing a few small pieces around upper rear edge
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018.
On display May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Munyon's Homeopathic Home Remedy

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001154
Description
Amber medicine bottle; oval shape; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; paper label on front of bottle.
Accession Number
996001154
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Amber medicine bottle; oval shape; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; paper label on front of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Munyon
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream; black; pink
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Injection // Munyon's // Homeopathic // Home Remedy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.7 cm. x Width: 5.9 cm. x Depth: 3.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label very badly discoloured and brittle; missing some very large portions out of label
Copy Type
Original
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Fraser's Chamomilla Comp.

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
996001161
Description
Square clear glass bottle; paper label on one side of bottle; cylindrical neck with a cork which does not fit and may not be original.
Accession Number
996001161
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square clear glass bottle; paper label on one side of bottle; cylindrical neck with a cork which does not fit and may not be original.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
The Fraser Tablet Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Fraser's // Chamomilla // Comp. // A diffusible Nerve Tonic // Made by // The Fraser Tablet Company // New York
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.3 cm. x Width: 5.7 cm. x Depth: 5.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottom has been broken into several pieces and taped back together; paper label is discoloured and stained
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Chamomile has a long history of medicinal use. It's natural soothing and anti-inflammatory properties make it great at helping to soothe all kinds of coughs. It's also helpful to add chamomile to your syrup for it's natural calming capabilities, to help you sleep better while getting over your cough.
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Hawker's Balsam of Tolu and Wild Cherry

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001164
Description
Rectangular green clear glass bottle; three recessed panels each with embossed writing in glass; paper label on one flat side; long cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; empty.
Accession Number
996001164
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular green clear glass bottle; three recessed panels each with embossed writing in glass; paper label on one flat side; long cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
The Hawker Medicine Co.
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Material
glass: green
Inscriptions
Hawker's // Balsam of // Tolu and wild cherry // a safe and reliable remedy for // Coughs, Colds // Bronchitis, Hoarseness, &c. // ... // The Hawker Medicine Co., // N.B.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.2 cm. x Width: 5.2 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Overall coating of white substance; paper label discoloured, dog-eared and torn; substance inside bottom of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
A Native American medicinal staple, the bark of wild cherry is used for its medicinal properties; it is most commonly used to treat symptoms of respiratory ailments, such as colds and bronchitis; its sedative, drying, and expectorant properties make it a common ingredient in cough syrups; also used to treat pain and digestive disorders. Cherry bark is great at combating dry and irritable coughs. Overuse of cherry bark can be toxic.
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Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001171
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
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Accession Number
996001171
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
W. Wojtasinski Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: brown
metal: gray
Inscriptions
On label: "6 Fl. Oz. // KATRO-LEK // Reg. U. S. Patent Office // Alcohol 20% // Stomachic and tonic Laxa- // tive. This medicine has been // tried out by thousands and // found to be beneficial for gas- // tritis, temporary constipation, // dyspesia due to hyper acid- // ity. Improves the appetite. In- // creases the red blood corp- // uscles. It acts on the bowels // as a laxative tonic. // DIRECTIONS // Tablespoonful half-hour af // ter each meal or two table- // spoonfuls at bed-time, followed // with a glass of water. // CHILDREN - One to three // teaspoonfuls daily. // Price $1.00 // (Same information repeated in Polish) // W. Wojtasinski Drug Co. // Boston // Mass. // U.S.A."; on sides: "Beware of Imitations and be sure You get the Genuine // KATRO-LEK // REG. U. S. PAT. OFFICE // The Famous Stomachic, Laxative and Tonic // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING" (Same information repeated in Polish on other side panel)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.6 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper has become discoloured, brittle in many places and adhesive is coming through and creating raised crusty areas; fading ans stianed paper
Copy Type
Original
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1996 records – page 1 of 200.