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Tiger-bone Adhesive Plaster of Musk

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Dates
1991
circa 1991
Collection
Alexandra Colby Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
007034001
Description
Sealed package of Asian medicine consisting of a preparation made from tigar bone and musk for pain medication; wrapped in blue plastic package with tiger picture on front and bilingual languages: Chinese and English.
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Accession Number
007034001
Collection
Alexandra Colby Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Chinese Traditional
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
Description
Sealed package of Asian medicine consisting of a preparation made from tigar bone and musk for pain medication; wrapped in blue plastic package with tiger picture on front and bilingual languages: Chinese and English.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the Children's Museum, London Ontario and transferred to the MHC.
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Date Remarks
Printed on package.
Material
plastic: white
ink: blue, red, brown, black
Inscriptions
Hand written on front of package: "213"; Printed on front of package: "1991 // TAIYANG"; Printed at the back of package: "Tiger-bone Adhesive Plast - // er of musk // PRINCIPAL INGREDIENTS: // Muschus, os tigris, Radix Aco- // niti Camphora, Borneolum // Syntheticum,etc."; "Administration and Dosage: // Apply it to the affected part // before cleaning it dry. // The application time for each // time is not more than 24 // hours."; "Storage: closed and store // in a cool dry place."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used for alleviating pain and inflammation; used for the treatment of rheumatalgia, arthralgia, neuralgia, aching pain of loins, sprain and contusion.
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nursing notebook

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15022
Dates
1925
Collection
Amanda MacDonald Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
Accession Number
010014001
Description
Small black soft-covered journal with blue-lined paper; content is hand written in black pen in cursive; topics are for nursing studies and written on one side of the paper except for a few pages at the end.
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Accession Number
010014001
Collection
Amanda MacDonald Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Archival
Nursing
Ethics, Nursing
Description
Small black soft-covered journal with blue-lined paper; content is hand written in black pen in cursive; topics are for nursing studies and written on one side of the paper except for a few pages at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The donor found the notebook in the wall of her house, which was built in 1890. It was written and originally belonged to student nurse Cora Knott at the Rockwood Hospital Kingston, Ontario, also kown as Kingston Psychiatric Hospital or Ontario Hospital Kingston.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
Date Remarks
Date written and mentioned as her junior year
Material
paper: black, cream, tan
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
On the inside: "Cora Knott // R. H. K."; "General Nursing // Miss Dougherty // Junior Year"; "Nursing Ethics"; "General Nursing // Nursing Ethics // Rubber Gloves // Day Duty in 1925 // Night Duty in 1925"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
21.0 cm
Width
14.0 cm
Depth
1.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Though the content is still legible, covers and pages show lots of wear; covers are very worn out, causing them to lose colour, while the initially white pages have darkened into a brownish colour; the pages are also riddled with stains
Copy Type
original
Images
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