Squeaks when screwed together; slight crack in (c); #3: crack in the wood 1.5 cm long; second crack makes a lazy "W", branching out from a centre point; no chips; metal shows use; blackened areas on metal, particularly at the joints; no rust or corrosion
For measuring specific gravity of urine.
On display in the "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
Printed on label: "PIMPLE // WASH // . . . // Eruptions of the Skin"; "An External Application For All Popular Eruptions of the Skin Such as Pimples, Murfles, Eczema, Barber's Itch, Etc."; instructions for use printed on label.
Printed on label: "Sodium Salicylate Compound"; "This combination has been used with success in the treatment of acute articular Rheumatism and serous inflammations of rheumatic origin; said to be more efficient than either of the ingredients when administered alone"; embossed with: "E. B. Shuttleworth Chem Co Limited Toronto."
Printed on paper covering: "DR. ROSS' // Kidney and Liver Pills // For Headache // Biliousness, Constipation, Bad Blood, Indigestion, Rheumatism"; "Price 25¢"; "The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act."
Printed on lid: "GROVE'S // O-PEN-TRATE // SALVE // (OPENS THE PORES // AND PENETRATES) // For CHEST COLDS, // HEAD COLDS, // SPASMODIC CROUP // [followed by a list of other similar problems] // E W Grove // PRICE 25 CENTS // PARIS MEDICINE COMPANY // TORONTO, CANADA"