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Dr. Thompson's Veto

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001314
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and tooled rounded lip; the bottle contains medication residue and has a cork in the neck; the bottle front and back have embossed lettering
Accession Number
996001314
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and tooled rounded lip; the bottle contains
medication residue and has a cork in the neck; the bottle front and back have embossed lettering
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993
Site Made (City)
Bridgeport
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
glass: clear
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Front embossed, "DR. THOMPSON'S // VETO"; back embossed, "BRIDGEPORT // CONNT ['T' superscripted
and underlined]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Diam. : 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks, or wear; the inside has medication residue; the cork is damaged
at the top and is ragged looking
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
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gauze bandage box

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001353
Description
A cardboard box with the top taped shut and the bottom glued; presumably contains gauze.
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Accession Number
000001353
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
Description
A cardboard box with the top taped shut and the bottom glued; presumably contains gauze.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Bridgeport
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: beige; blue; red
Inscriptions
Front: "2 // INCHES // 10 // YARDS // BAY'S // GAUZE BANDAGE // (BAY BANDAGE) // STERILIZED 44/40 MESH // THE BAY DIVISION // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // BRIDGEPORT CONNECTICUT"; right side: "THE GAUZE BANDAGE IN // THIS PACKAGE WAS // STERILIZED DURING // MANUFACTURE. // A STERILIZING PROCESS // WAS ALSO APPLIED TO // THE FINISHED PACKAGE. // MANUFACTURING AND // PACKAGING WERE CAR- // RIED OUT UNDER CARE- // FUL SCIENTIFIC CONTROL."; back: identical to front; left side: "THE IMPROVED GAUZE // BANDAGE WAS MANU- // FACTURED BY A SPECIAL // PROCESS. THE EDGES DO // NOT RAVEL OR SHED // END THREADS. // THIS CARTON IS CON- // STRUCTED SO THAT THE // UNUSED PORTION OF // THE BANDAGE CAN BE // REPLACED AND KEPT // CLEAN. // IF PACKAGE IS BROKEN // OR OPEN, STERILITY CAN- // NOT BE GUARANTEED."; top: "ABSORBENT – NON-RAVEL [printed] // 12 U5 [stamped] // BAY'S [printed]"; bottom: "MADE IN U.S.A. // OPEN OTHER END // CARTON MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length 5.6 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dirty, water marked; water has caused ink to migrate, staining back and bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
Images
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