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Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
014002017
Description
Semi-transparent empty rectangular amber glass bottle of "NEO-SILVOL," with slightly sloped shoulders, wide, short bottle neck and without cork stopper; white paper manufacturer's label is affixed to one side of bottle, printed on this label is the manufacturer's name, address, the patent-pending n…
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Accession Number
014002017
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmology
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Semi-transparent empty rectangular amber glass bottle of "NEO-SILVOL," with slightly sloped shoulders, wide, short bottle neck and without cork stopper; white paper manufacturer's label is affixed to one side of bottle, printed on this label is the manufacturer's name, address, the patent-pending number, and a brief description of the capsules' contents and use; a second white paper manufacturer's label is affixed to another side of the bottle; printed on this label is dilution information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: amber, transparent
paper: white
ink: brown, red
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
Embossed on underside: 1275; on front label contains pencil markings "24. 8. 27"; stamped in red ink on one manufacturer's label: C647006; printed on front label: "100 CAPSULES // NEO-SILVOL // (PATENT PENDING) // NO. 438 // COLLODIAL SILVER IODINE COMPOUND // 6 GRAINS // ANTISEPTIC-GERMICIDE // For dilution table see // back-label // Neo-Silvol designates the // Collodial Silver Iodide // Compound manufactured // by Parke, Davis & Co. // PROTECT FROM MOISTURE // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA"; back label: “NEO-SILVOL CAPSULES // TABLE FOR PERCENTAGE SOLUTIONS”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 13.4 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
labels show minor fading
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Cascara Sagrada Aromatic

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Dates
1901
1933
circa 1901-1933
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
014002039
Description
Amber semi-transparent cylindrical glass bottle with wide lip, without cork stopper; empty; with three paper labels contain an image of the manufacturer's production site, the manufacturer's name and address, and a description of the product and directions for its use; embossed bottle number on bot…
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Accession Number
014002039
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cascara
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Amber semi-transparent cylindrical glass bottle with wide lip, without cork stopper; empty; with three paper labels contain an image of the manufacturer's production site, the manufacturer's name and address, and a description of the product and directions for its use; embossed bottle number on bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1901
1933
circa 1901-1933
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: amber
paper: tan, cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle's base: "PD & Co // 47 A"; stamped in red ink on two of manufacturer's labels: "C 357002"; printed on main label: "FLUID // CASCARA SAGRADA // AROMATIC // (P., D. & CO. FORMULA // Cascara Sagrada was introduced to the medical profes - // sion in 1877 by Parke, Davis & Co. // In response to a demand for a preparation more pala - // table than our regular and "formula 1887" fluid extracts, // we offer Fluid Cascara Sagrada Aromatic // Cascara Sagrada is not a cathartic, but a tonic laxa - // tive, stimulating secretion and increasing peristalsis. It should therefore be employed with a view to ultimate // restoration of natural peristaltic action // NOTE - As Fluid Cascara Sagrada Aromatic P.D. & // Co. has been established in the market for many years, // we have not thought it wise to change its flavour to that // of the similar product of the U. S. P. Eighth Revision."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 25.7 cm x Diam. 4.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels are frayed and yellowed with splotches of brown discoloration
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1975
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
014002048
Description
Transparent cylindrical 10 fluid ounce glass bottle tapered at neck with metallic cap closure; full of opaque brown liquid; commemorative Coca-Cola bottle for the company's 75th anniversary; label in white and blue ink printed on glass with the company's logo, proprietary legal information.
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Accession Number
014002048
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Product Packaging
Carbonated Beverages
Description
Transparent cylindrical 10 fluid ounce glass bottle tapered at neck with metallic cap closure; full of opaque brown liquid; commemorative Coca-Cola bottle for the company's 75th anniversary; label in white and blue ink printed on glass with the company's logo, proprietary legal information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
The Coca Cola Company
Site Made (City)
Atlanta
Site Made (State)
Georgia
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
glass: transparent
ink: white, blue, red
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle: "1900-1975 // THE ATLANTA // COCA-COLA // BOTTLING COMPANY // 75TH Anniversary // NO DEPOSIT NO REFILL" // BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE // COCA-COLA ATLANTA GA. // COMMEMORATIVE BOTTLE // 10. FL. OZ.”; printed on cap: "Coca-Cola // Trade Mark // Carbonated water, sugar, // caramel color, phosphoric // acid, natural flavorings, caffeine”; embossed twice around bottle's circumference: "Coca Cola // TRADE MARK REGISTERED"; embossed on base: " L 75 // Coca Cola // 241345”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 19.8 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
http://redlabels-heritage.blogspot.com/2015/10/coca-cola-75th-anniversary-1900-1975.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coca-Cola
Research Facts
Between 1974 and 1986, many Coca Cola bottling plants had their 75th anniversaries, and Coca Cola gave each of them a 10 oz commemorative bottle for the occassion. This bottle was designed by Morton Brightwell, a Chattanooga gas employee. It copies the design of bottles from 1916.
There was cocaine in Coca-Cola until 1903.
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bottle of neo-silvol

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Dates
1923
1933
circa 1923-1933
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
009042005
Description
Circular opaque amber glass one ounce bottle of neo-silvol, a mild type of silver antiseptic, with cork stopper and cream paper label on front and back with brown ink; about three quarters full of neo-silvol liquid; includes instructions to create various solutions.
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Accession Number
009042005
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Circular opaque amber glass one ounce bottle of neo-silvol, a mild type of silver antiseptic, with cork stopper and cream paper label on front and back with brown ink; about three quarters full of neo-silvol liquid; includes instructions to create various solutions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin, University of Toronto School of Nursing Grad; item owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker with a general practioner's office in Sharbot Lake, Ontario.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1923
1933
circa 1923-1933
Date Remarks
Patent date is January 9, 1923 meaning this is the earliest possible date
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: cream
ink: brown
ink: cream, brown
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "ONE OUNCE // NEO-SILVOL // Patented Canada Jan. 9, 1923. No. 227848 // (Colloidal Silver Iodide Compund) // Contains about 20% of Silver // Iodide in Colloidal form. // A MILD TYPE OF SILVER ANTISEPTIC // Apply in 5% to 40% solution water. // Neo-Silvol designates the Colloidal // Silver Iodide Compound manu- // factured by P. D. & Co. // PROTECT FROM MOISTURE // C698732 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; printed on back: "NEO-SILVOL // TO MAKE A SOLUTION QUICKLY - ADD // THE NEO-SILVOL TO THE WATER AND // SHAKE IMMEDIATELY AND VIGOR- // OUSLY FOR ONE MINUTE. // To make percentage solution // as indicated: // 5% - 12 grs. dissolved in water // to make 1/2 fluid ounce ... "; manufacturer's marks embossed on bottom of bottle: "8 75" and "D" in diamond shape
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork stopper has three dark incised stripes on top; minor discolouration of paper labels
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Colloidal Silver," Wikipedia. September 8 2008. July 14 2014; "Parke-Davis," Wikipedia. October 31 2013. July 11 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Product used to kill infectious bacteria; prior to 1938 it was used as mainstream antibiotic; generally used as disinfectant; Parke-Davis & Co. was once America's oldest and largest drug maker; founded in Detroit; Parke, Davis & Co. name adopted in 1871.
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