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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001206
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; yellow paper label wraps around front and sides; red and black decorative writing on label; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; liquid contents still in bottle.
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Accession Number
996001206
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; yellow paper label wraps around front and sides; red and black decorative writing on label; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; liquid contents still in bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
B-L Company
Site Made (City)
Atlanta
Site Made (State)
Georgia
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: transparent
paper: yellow
cork: brown
Inscriptions
B-L // The medicine That has // Met the // Test // A Valuable Laxative // ... // Price $1.25 //
B-L Company // Atlanta Georgia
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 22.1 cm. x Width: 7.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label slightly discoloured, particularly along bottom left edge and across bottom front where label has been torn
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Bell's Veterinary Medical Wonder [advertising ink blotter]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2908
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001871
Description
Thick paper blotter; front: right has ad for Dr. Bell's Veterinary Medical Wonder; left has facsimile of a painting of two men camping our and a bear approaching them; back: pink blotting paper with ink marks and stamp outlines.
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Accession Number
996001871
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Commerce
Advertising
Veterinary Drugs
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Thick paper blotter; front: right has ad for Dr. Bell's Veterinary Medical Wonder; left has facsimile of a painting of two men camping our and a bear approaching them; back: pink blotting paper with ink marks and stamp outlines.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
The Bell Wonder Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Alexandria Bay
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
paper: black; pink; yellow; orange; blue
Inscriptions
"NEW GRAIN CAUSES // COLIC AND INDIGESTION // GIVE // DR. BELL'S // VETERINARY // MEDICAL WONDER // Two to four doses are generally sufficient. // "YOUR DRUGGIST HAS IT" THE BELL WONDER MEDICINE CO. // INCORPORATED // ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. // 197 A WELCOME GUEST // MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.0 cm. x Width: 8.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; left edge back is stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
Veterinarian Dr. George W. Bell (1858-1927), graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College 1880; practised veterinary medicine in the U.S. for 13 years. Returning to Kingston he established a veterinarian clinic on Brock Street, and continued to produce his patent medicines for use in farm livestock and pet animals under the business name of ‘Dr. Bell’s Wonder Medicine Company’. Dr. Bell made both veterinary and human remedies.
Dr. Bell’s Wonder Medicine was used as a sort of "cure all" but especially in the treatment of colic and inflammation and for cough and chills. The ingredients were aconite, belladonna, digitalis and nux vomica (strychnine).
He was principal (1895-1897) for the new Kingston Veterinary College at Queen’s University. By 1919 he was the milk inspector.
The operation of Dr. Bell’s Wonder Medicine Company was headed by his son. In 1936 when the United States Food and Drug Administration accused Dr. Bell’s Wonder Medicine Company of “misbranding.” Bottles were seized and analyzed under the Food and Drug Act. Labelled at 40 per cent alcohol, the tests concluded the mixture contained between 63 per cent and 65 per cent per bottle. Legal action ensued. In later years, the once-respected and prosperous company was labelled as quackery.
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Isolation Techniques for Use in Hospitals [textbook]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12583
Dates
1973
Collection
Pattie (Fowlie) Clark Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
999015002 a-f
Description
Paperback nursing text book describing methods of isolation to be used in hospitals including strict isolation, respiratory isolation, wound and skin precautions, discharge precautions and blood precautions; removable coloured paper cards (b-f) are inserted as dividers at the beginning of chapters;…
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Accession Number
999015002 a-f
Author
Various
Collection
Pattie (Fowlie) Clark Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Patient Isolation
Hospital Units
Nursing Process
Textbooks
Description
Paperback nursing text book describing methods of isolation to be used in hospitals including strict isolation, respiratory isolation, wound and skin precautions, discharge precautions and blood precautions; removable coloured paper cards (b-f) are inserted as dividers at the beginning of chapters; 87 pages.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - book - Size: Length 22.0 cm x Width 15.1 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
b - card (yellow) - Size: Length 19.9 cm x Width 13.2 cm
c - card (red) - Size: Length 20.1 cm x Width 13.4 cm
d - card (blue) - Size: Length 20.1 cm x Width 13.1 cm
e - card (orange) - Size: Length 20.2 cm x Width 13.2 cm
f - card (green) - Size: Length 20.2 cm x Width 13.2 cm
Provenance
Owned by Pattie (Fowlie) Clark
Maker
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
Site Made (City)
Atlanta
Site Made (State)
Georgia
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1973
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, yellow, red, blue, green
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on first page: "ISOLATION // TECHNIQUES // for use in // HOSPITALS // U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE // Public Health Service // Health Services and Mental Health Administration // CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL // ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30333"; hand-written on front cover: "WATKINS // #2"; hand-written on first page: "P.A.R. // from Carol Whyman Oct '83"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Condition Remarks
Cover worn from use; front cover shows signs of water damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; CD #2
Research Facts
Patti (Fowlie) Clark is a graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1964.
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Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8579
Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849-1865
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1991.17.17
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
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Accession Number
1991.17.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Maker
Curtis & Perkins
Site Made (City)
Bridge Banger
Site Made (State)
Maine
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849-1865
Material
glass: green
Inscriptions
Embossed on side: "MRS WINSLOW'S // SOOTHING SYRUP // CURTIS & PERKINS // PROPRIETORS // 8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row B
Length
13.0 cm
Diameter
3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall cloudy surface; minor crack at lip goes to outside
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup; Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology.
Research Facts
The original formula was made by Mrs. Charlotte Winslow; the mother-in-law of Curtis; while she was a nurse caring for infants; many children died from this product from either designated or over dosage; contained morphine.
Exact card found on p. 19 of "American Health Quackery" by James Harvey Young; started in 1830's; in 1906 dropped "soothing" from the name and eliminated the morphine, and was a mixture of carminatives and laxatives, previously also had alcohol, morphin sulphate, aniseed, caraway, etc.; original "recipe" was: sassafrass, cedar, opium, guaiac, capsicum, ammonia, camphor, turpentine, chloroform, alcohol.
The dangers of unregulated patent medicines prompted the Canadian government to adopt drug control laws in the early 20th century.
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Dates
1975
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
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
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
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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Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14675
Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849 - 1865
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005034
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
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Accession Number
014005034
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Curtis & Perkins
Site Made (City)
Bridge Banger
Site Made (State)
Maine
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849 - 1865
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: green
Inscriptions
Embossed on side: "MRS WINSLOW'S // SOOTHING SYRUP // CURTIS & PERKINS // PROPRIETORS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row D
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Length
12.5
Diameter
3.3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall cloudy surface; minor residue inside
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup; Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology.
Research Facts
The original formula was made by Mrs. Charlotte Winslow; the mother-in-law of Curtis; while she was a nurse caring for infants; many children died from this product from either designated or over dosage; contained morphine.
Exact card found on p. 19 of "American Health Quackery" by James Harvey Young; started in 1830's; in 1906 dropped "soothing" from the name and eliminated the morphine, and was a mixture of carminatives and laxatives, previously also had alcohol, morphin sulphate, aniseed, caraway, etc.; original "recipe" was: sassafrass, cedar, opium, guaiac, capsicum, ammonia, camphor, turpentine, chloroform, alcohol.
The dangers of unregulated patent medicines prompted the Canadian government to adopt drug control laws in the early 20th century.
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