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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.
Images
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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Claire Ellen Penman Bennett Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008003001 a-c
Description
Gold graduation ring with octagonal face depicting a simplified Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing insignia including a centered red cross painted in enamel (a); rectagonal cardboard box with padded velvet interior with a slit for the ring to be inserted (b); lid for box has decorative vin…
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Accession Number
008003001 a-c
Collection
Claire Ellen Penman Bennett Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold graduation ring with octagonal face depicting a simplified Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing insignia including a centered red cross painted in enamel (a); rectagonal cardboard box with padded velvet interior with a slit for the ring to be inserted (b); lid for box has decorative vine pattern around top edges (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ring - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b - box - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Provenance
Owned by Claire Ellen Penman Bennett, donated by her daughter Marilyn E. Bennett.
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Marked on object.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: red
paper: white
fabric: purple
ink: yellow
Inscriptions
Moulded onto face of ring: "K // G // H // 25"; engraved inside ring: "C. E. P. // S. Bs.".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Ring shows minor tarnishing and wear along edges; box lid has separated corners and bottom box is misshapen on one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Research Facts
Claire Ellen Penman Bennett graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1925. upon her graduation from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing;
Images
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