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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 77 for the common cold

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Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
1980.18.185
Description
A corked vial of homeopathic remedy in a paper package with squared sides; complete directions enclosed.
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Accession Number
1980.18.185
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drug Packaging -- box and packet
Description
A corked vial of homeopathic remedy in a paper package with squared sides; complete directions enclosed.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Humphreys' Medicine Co.
Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Material
paper: beige; dark blue
glass: clear
cork
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
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Humphreys "15" for rheumatic pain

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Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
1980.18.186
Description
A cardboard box contains a metal-topped bottle filled with contents; attached circular.
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Accession Number
1980.18.186
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Muscle Relaxants, Central
Home Care Services
Homeopathy
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box contains a metal-topped bottle filled with contents; attached circular.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Humphreys' Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
cardboard: yellow; black
glass: clear
metal
Paper
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "HUMPHREYS' // "15" // (A Homeopathic Preparation) // RHEUMATIC PAINS // ACTIVE INGREDIENTS (H.P.U.S.) // HUMPHREYS' MEDICINE CO. // INCORPORATED // NEW YORK, N.Y. // MADE IN U.S.A."; "Complete // Directions // Enclosed"; "Average Contents // 190 Tablets // 2 1/2 Grains each"; from attached circular: "For joint and muscular pains of an inflammatory nature. // Inflammatory rheumatism is manifested by fever, painful tenderness, or soreness, lameness, and swelling of he affected part. The discomfort may shift from one part to another. Treatment – Take two tablets of No. 15 every two hours until relieved. If discomfort is severe, two tablets of No. 15 may be taken every hour. If fever is present, take six pellets of No. 1 and two tablets of No. 15 every hour, alternating the two preparations, until relieved."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 8.8 cm x Width 4.8 cm
Condition Remarks
One end of the box is torn.
Copy Type
Original
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Seng Stomachal Restorative

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.187
Description
A flat corked bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck; label; filled with contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.187
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat corked bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck; label; filled with contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Sultan Drug Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: yellow; red
Inscriptions
On label in fancy font: "Seng"; embossed on side: "Sultan Drug Co."; printed on label: "Stomachal Restorative - Seng increases the secretion of the digestive fluid, relieves congestion of the mucous coats of the stomach and bowels, and restores the assimilative processes to a normal condition."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 19.1 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Mary T. Goldman's Gray Hair Color Restorer

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.188
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
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Accession Number
1980.18.188
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Hair Preparations
Hair Dyes
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Mary T. Goldman Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Paul
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: yellow; black
glass: amber
cork
Paper
Inscriptions
Embossed on back of bottle: "Mary T. Goldman, St. Paul, Minn."; printed on box: "Gray Hair // MARY T. GOLDMAN'S // Gray Hair Color Restorer // A COLORIFIC PREPARATION // NO. 3 // Price $1.80 Per Bottle // EXPRESS PREPAID // PREPARED ONLY BY // MARY T. GOLDMAN CO. // ST. PAUL, MINN. // KEEP BOTTLE IN BOX"; from circular: "Restoration of hair to its natural shade"; "It's a scientific hair color restorer."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.1 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle has a "chipped" label; box is frayed and torn at one end.
Copy Type
Original
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Princess Nerve Tonic and Blood Builder

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
1980.18.189
Description
A flat bottle with slightly rounded square shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a pronounced lip and closed with a cork; all four sides indented; full of a brownish liquid; labels; circular attached.
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Accession Number
1980.18.189
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drug Packaging -- container -- box and packet
Mental Health
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- homeopathy
Mental Health -- treatment -- patent medicine -- cure all -- quackery
Description
A flat bottle with slightly rounded square shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a pronounced lip and closed with a cork; all four sides indented; full of a brownish liquid; labels; circular attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Princess Toilet Co.
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
glass: light green
paper: beige; black
cork: brown
cardboard
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row B
Exhibit History
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
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Kissingen water tablets

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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.195
Description
A cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a metal screw top and a concave bottom; attached circular; full of white tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.195
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- diet -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a metal screw top and a concave bottom; attached circular; full of white tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wm. R. Warner & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Material
glass: clear
metal
cardboard: beige; brown
Paper
Inscriptions
Label on bottle has: "Kissingen Tablets"; embossed on back: "Wm R Warner & Co., Philadelphia"; printed on box: "EFFERVESCENT // LITHIA WATER TABLETS"; from circular: "A cure for obesity // As a means of reducing surplus fat in obese persons // Offered in two forms, namely, as a granular effervescent salt and as effervescent tablets."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 8.7 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is torn.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Kissingen water tablets

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.196
Description
A cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a metal screw top and a concave bottom; attached circular; full of white tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.196
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- diet -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a metal screw top and a concave bottom; attached circular; full of white tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wm. R. Warner & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
metal
cardboard: beige; brown
Paper
Inscriptions
Label on bottle has: "Kissingen Tablets"; embossed on back: "Wm R Warner & Co., Philadelphia"; printed on box: "KISSINGEN // WATER // TABLETS"; from circular: "A cure for obesity // As a means of reducing surplus fat in obese persons // Offered in two forms, namely, as a granular effervescent salt and as effervescent tablets."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 8.7 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is torn
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.197
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on top; contained a pink powder.
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Accession Number
1980.18.197
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on top; contained a pink powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wm. R. Warner & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on jar: "CUM HOC SIGNO COGNITUS EST // OMNIS ORBIS"; transl: "By this mark it is known // all around [the world]"; also embossed: "Wm R Warner & Co // Pharmaceutical // Chemists // Philada".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 17.3 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Jar is sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.198
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on top and a paper label; orange contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.198
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on top and a paper label; orange contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wm. R. Warner & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on jar: "CUM HOC SIGNO HYCEIA [?] COGNITUS EST // OMNIS ORBIS"; transl: "By this mark [?] it is known // all around [the world]"; also embossed: "Wm R Warner & Co // Pharmaceutical // Chemists // Philada"; label has, "THEO. H. EATON & SON // WINDSOR, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 17.3 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Jar is sealed; label is mostly illegible.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dr. Marshall's catarrh snuff

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.200
Description
A glass bottle with a square base, wide neck, cork stopper, red wax seal; full of a greenish-brown powder; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.200
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Tobacco, Smokeless
Sneezing
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A glass bottle with a square base, wide neck, cork stopper, red wax seal; full of a greenish-brown powder; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Williams' Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Material
glass: aqua
cork: brown
wax: red
paper: brown; yellow
contents: greenish-brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on jar: "Doct Marshalls Catarrh Snuff"; printed on label: "DR. MARSHALL'S // CATARRH // SNUFF // AROMATIC // HEADACHE"; also, "For Catarrh and Colds in the Head Directions: – Inhale a pinch of snuff through each nostril three times a day, avoiding cold air for one hour afterward. Keep bottle well corked. None genuine without fac-simile signature of Chat Bowin // No. 5820 // The Proprietary of Patent Medicine Act. Maximum dose contains one grain Hellebore."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row B
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Width 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Jar is sealed; #2: label darkened with small losses; some of the wax seal appears to be missing, chipping away from edges
Copy Type
Original
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