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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
014002002 a-b
Description
Round white opaque milk glass jar of “Eskimo” ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) full of solid brown product with crusted top; product used for eczema and skin problems; tanpaper label with thick black border affixed to half of jar diameter; information provided in English and French.
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Accession Number
014002002 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Round white opaque milk glass jar of “Eskimo” ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) full of solid brown product with crusted top; product used for eczema and skin problems; tanpaper label with thick black border affixed to half of jar diameter; information provided in English and French.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – jar – Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
b – lid – Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Eskimo Ointment Co.
Site Made (City)
Mansonville + Brome
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: white
paper: tan
metal: silver
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ESKIMO // Pour ECZEMA, DEMANGEAISON, // DARTRES, Etc. // DIRECTION: Appliqueztousles2soirs. // PRIX: 75 c.// For ECZEMA, ITCH, SCABS, Etc. // DIRECTION: Apply every other night. // PRICE: 75c. // ESKIMO OINTMENT CO. // MANSONVILLE BROME, P.Q. // No. 11539 - "Loi des Médicaments brevetés ou Proprietary." // No. 11539 - The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act.''
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Condition Remarks
Lid has dent and minor scratches, label shows minor wear along botom edge
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.115
Description
Shaving brush has a tapered plastic base inserted with real badger hair.
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Accession Number
1980.18.115
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
Skin Care
Description
Shaving brush has a tapered plastic base inserted with real badger hair.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
plastic: ivory; black
hair: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on base: "Rubberset, Pure Badger Hair"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
8.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.94
Description
A metal straight razor with a wide blade that is slightly concave; it folds into a fitted tortoiseshell (?) case by a hinged handle.
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Accession Number
1980.18.94
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
A metal straight razor with a wide blade that is slightly concave; it folds into a fitted tortoiseshell (?) case by a hinged handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Westenholm
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
tortoiseshell (?): brown; black
Inscriptions
Embossed on blade: "Westenholm's Best IXL"; embossed on case: "OLD ENGLISH RAZOR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Blade is chipped; spots of rust.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.95
Description
A metal straight razor with a steel blade that is serrated; it has a hinged plastic (?) handle.
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Accession Number
1980.18.95
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
A metal straight razor with a steel blade that is serrated; it has a hinged plastic (?) handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
H. Boker & Co.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
plastic (?): black
Inscriptions
Embossed on blade: "King Cutter".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail