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advertising trade card

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Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001698
Description
Small paper trade card for Tolu Rock & Rye; front: chromolithograph of a central oval of a woman next to a bottle of the product, holding a glass of it; outside oval are flowers, trees and various stages of the manufacturing process; back: blank.
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Accession Number
996001698
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Cough -- drug therapy, advertisements
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Lung Disease -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Tolu Rock & Rye; front: chromolithograph of a central oval of a woman next to a bottle of the product, holding a glass of it; outside oval are flowers, trees and various stages of the manufacturing process; back: blank.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Shober & Carqueville Lith. Co; Lawrence & Martin (product)
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Date Remarks
Made between 1860 (chromolithography) and 1906 when "cure" could not be used
Material
paper: blue; red; black; green; yellow
Inscriptions
"LAWRENCE // AND // MARTIN'S // TOLU // ROCK // AND // RYE // THE GREAT CURE FOR // COUGHS, COLDS // AND // CONSUMPTION // AND ALL // DISEASES OF // THE THROAT // AND // LUNGS. // ASK YOUR GROCER OR DRUGGIST FOR IT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.3 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: small part of an old price sticker (the rest I managed to remove); back: large stains in four corners from old adhesive
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Medical Archives Exhibit, Ann Baillie Bldg., Oct. 2005
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Cherry Tooth Wash

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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
014002020
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with slightly sloped shoulders, tapered at long neck with decorative grey, pointed metallic stopper stuck in opening; approximately half full of murky brown liquid with heavy residue floating when bottle is moved; yellow paper manufacturer's label affixed on front sid…
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Accession Number
014002020
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Dentifrices
Dental Cleansers
Oral Hygiene
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with slightly sloped shoulders, tapered at long neck with decorative grey, pointed metallic stopper stuck in opening; approximately half full of murky brown liquid with heavy residue floating when bottle is moved; yellow paper manufacturer's label affixed on front side contains printed directions for use, the manufacturer's name, and imagery of a smiling young woman's head and shoulders; back of bottle affixed with two paper manufacturer's labels printed with consumer warranty and trade mark; white paper manufacturer's label surrounds neck of bottle printed with manufacturer's name.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
W. D. Cannon Jr. & Co. Perfumers
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow, white
ink: gold, red, black, blue
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Printed on front label: "CHERRY // TOOTH // WASH // SPRINKLE A FEW // DROPS ON THE BRUSH // THOROUGHLY RUB THE // TEETH, RINSE THE MOUTH // WITH WATER // MANUFACTURED // EXCLUSIVELY BY // W. D. CANNON JR & CO // Chicago, Ill."; on neck label: “ W. D. CANNON, JR. & CO. // PERFUMERS”; label on back: “ CONSUMER’S WARRANTY. // We will refund price paid for this // article at retail if used as directed // and unsatisfactory upon delivery of same to us, contents one-half used. W. D. Cannon, Jr. & Co.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
label has overall grime; labels show minor frays and discoloration around edges; bottleneck's label contains missing piece
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002090
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Cannon’s Menthol Cream with sloped shoulders tapered at neck and cork closure covered with tan-colored fabric secured around neck with cream-colored string; bottle is full of transparent pale brown liquid clouded with floating brown particles; pale blue paper…
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Accession Number
014002090
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Menthol
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Cannon’s Menthol Cream with sloped shoulders tapered at neck and cork closure covered with tan-colored fabric secured around neck with cream-colored string; bottle is full of transparent pale brown liquid clouded with floating brown particles; pale blue paper label decorative graphics highlighted in gold, directions for use, manufacturer's name and address, and a guarantee of the product's safety; two cream paper labels are affixed to back, one with trade mark logo and the other has consumer's warranty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
W. D. Cannon Jr. & Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: blue
ink: purple, gold
fabric: tan, cream
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Cannon's // MENTHOL // CREAM // FOR SUNBURN AND // TAN. EXCELLENT TO USE // AFTER SHAVING.- // A SOOTHING PREPARATION FOR // THE FACE WHEN HEATED OR // IRRITATED. // MANUFACTURED // EXCLUSIVELY// By // W. D. CANNON JR. & CO. // Chicago, Ill. // Guaranteed pure and warranted absolutely harmless - // DIRECTIONS - Apply to skin and rub gently until dry"; printed on circular label on back: "TRADE MARK CANNON"; printed on rectangular label on back: " CONSUMERS' WARRANTY // We will refund price paid for this // article at retail if used as directed // and unsatisfactory upon delivery of // same to us, contents one -half used. // W. D. Cannon, Jr. & Co."; handwritten on front label in pencil: "35"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 15 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is half covered in light brown stain; paper show minor wear around edges; cloth yellowed; interior back shows black line stain
Copy Type
Original
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Homeopathic Tincture of Apis Mellifica

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Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860 - 1890
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Accession Number
016022001
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners and rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in closure; tan label on front of bottle; embossed words on bottom; printed words on cork; one quarter full of brown liquid contents.
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Accession Number
016022001
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy, Homeopathy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners and rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in closure; tan label on front of bottle; embossed words on bottom; printed words on cork; one quarter full of brown liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
P. H. Mallen Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860 - 1890
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "APIS MELLIFICA // CONTAINS MAX.40% ALCOHOL // average dose; 5 to 15 drops // Prepared By // P. H. MALLEN COMPANY // CHICAGO"; embossed on bottom: “1 OZ // 43 // U.S.A.”; printed on cork: "APIS ME"
Width
2.8
Height
8.7
Depth
3.0
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Yellowing of label; minor stains on label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Apis Mellifica. Balanced Living.
P. H. Mallen & Company. Dr. Jack Fincham.
Research Facts
This bottle is an example of a “French Square”. In the late 1860s, a pharmacist from Philadelphia, Thomas Wiegand recommended French Squares for the elegance of their shape, strength, and the “facility and economy of space with which they can be packed together.”
This type of bottle was manufactured until the 1920s. This bottle style was frequently made for homeopathic pharmacists like P. H. Mallen and Company, Chicago.
Apis Mellifica is a remedy from the honey bee used mainly to relieve inflammation from urticaria and bites characterized by great redness and swelling.
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Homeopathic Tincture of Arnica Mont

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Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860 - 1890
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Accession Number
016022003
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners, rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in neck; tan paper label; embossed words on bottom; one eighth full of brown liquid contents.
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Accession Number
016022003
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy, Homeopathy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners, rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in neck; tan paper label; embossed words on bottom; one eighth full of brown liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
P. H. Mallen Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860 - 1890
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Homeopathic Tincture // of // ARNICA MONT // CONTAINS MAX.60% ALCOHOL // average dose; 10 to 15 drops // Children: 5 to 8 drops // Prepared By // P. H. MALLEN COMPANY // CHICAGO // Chemists and Pharmacists"; embossed on bottom: “1 OZ // 43 // U.S.A.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row C
Width
2.8
Height
8.7
Depth
3.0
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Yellowing of the label; minor rips along bottom of label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Benefits & Uses of Arnica Montana. Arnica.
P. H. Mallen & Company. Dr. Jack Fincham.
Research Facts
This bottle is an example of a “French Square”. In the late 1860s, a pharmacist from Philadelphia, Thomas Wiegand recommended French Squares for the elegance of their shape, strength, and the “facility and economy of space with which they can be packed together.”
This type of bottle was manufactured until the 1920s. This bottle style was frequently made for homeopathic pharmacists like P. H. Mallen and Company, Chicago.
The main uses of Arnica include bruising, swelling, pain relief, arthritis, and injuries.
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Homeopathic Tincture of Lobelia Inflata

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Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870 - 1920
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Accession Number
016022005
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners and rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in closure, cork missing; tan label on front of bottle; embossed numbers on bottom.
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Accession Number
016022005
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy, Homeopathy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners and rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in closure, cork missing; tan label on front of bottle; embossed numbers on bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
P. H. Mallen & Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870 - 1920
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Homeopathic Tincture // of // Lobelia Inflata // [Most of centre label missing] // Prepared By // P. H. MALLEN COMPANY // CHEMISTS AND PHARMACISTS 125 North Wabash Ave. CHICAGO"; embossed on bottom: “2 oz // 6851”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010-A
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row F
Width
2.8
Height
8.7
Depth
3.0
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Portion of label missing and some of bottom edge, yellowing of label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
P. H. Mallen & Company
Homsopathic Materia Medica
Research Facts
This bottle is an example of a “French Square”. In the late 1860s, a pharmacist from Philadelphia, Thomas Wiegand recommended French Squares for the elegance of their shape, strength, and the “facility and economy of space with which they can be packed together.”
This type of bottle was manufactured until the 1920s. This bottle style was frequently made for homeopathic pharmacists like P. H. Mallen and Company, Chicago.
LOBELIA INFLATA, also known as Indian Tobacco.
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Homeopathic Tincture of Aesculus Hip.

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Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860 - 1890
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Accession Number
016022006
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners, rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in neck; tan paper label; embossed words on bottom; one quarter full of brown liquid contents.
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Accession Number
016022006
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy, Homeopathy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners, rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in neck; tan paper label; embossed words on bottom; one quarter full of brown liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
P. H. Mallen Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860 - 1890
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Homeopathic Tincture // of // AESCULUS HIP. // THIS TINCTURE // CONTAINS 60% ALCOHOL // Prepared By // P. H. MALLEN COMPANY // CHEMISTS AND PHARMACISTS 125 North Wabash Ave. CHICAGO"; embossed on bottom: “5 // U.S.A.”
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Width
3.5
Height
10.7
Depth
3.5
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Yellowing of label; some minor tears and areas of loss
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Symptoms and Uses of Aesculus Hippocastanum. Homeopathy for Happy Life.
P.H. Mallen & Company. Dr. Jack Fincham.
Research Facts
This bottle is an example of a “French Square”. In the late 1860s, a pharmacist from Philadelphia, Thomas Wiegand recommended French Squares for the elegance of their shape, strength, and the “facility and economy of space with which they can be packed together.”
This type of bottle was manufactured until the 1920s. This bottle style was frequently made for homeopathic pharmacists like P. H. Mallen and Company, Chicago.
Aesculus hippocastanum is used on the outside for curing lupus and skin ulcers. It is also helpful for treating varicose veins, hemorrhoids, dysentery, malaria and phlebitis.
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Homeopathic Tincture of Chelidonium

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Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860 - 1890
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Accession Number
016022007
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners, rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in neck; tan paper label; embossed words on bottom; one quarter full of brown vicious contents.
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Accession Number
016022007
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy, Homeopathy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners, rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper stuck in neck; tan paper label; embossed words on bottom; one quarter full of brown vicious contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
P. H. Mallen Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860 - 1890
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Homeopathic Tincture // of // CHELIDONIUM // THIS TINCTURE // CONTAINS 44% GRAIN ALCOHOL // Prepared By // P. H. MALLEN COMPANY // CHEMISTS AND PHARMACISTS 125 North Wabash Ave. CHICAGO // 2 FL OZS."; embossed on bottom: “0 // U.S.A.”
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Width
3.5
Height
10.7
Depth
3.5
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Yellowing of label; some minor tears; minor staining and areas of loss
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Chelidonium. Lectures on Homeopathic Materia Medica.
P. H. Mallen & Company. Dr. Jack Fincham.
Research Facts
This bottle is an example of a “French Square”. In the late 1860s, a pharmacist from Philadelphia, Thomas Wiegand recommended French Squares for the elegance of their shape, strength, and the “facility and economy of space with which they can be packed together.”
This type of bottle was manufactured until the 1920s. This bottle style was frequently made for homeopathic pharmacists like P. H. Mallen and Company, Chicago.
Chelidonium has been used principally in gastric and intestinal catarrhs, in acute and semi-chronic liver troubles, and in right-sided pneumonia
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Homeopathic Tincture of Spongia

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Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870 - 1920
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Accession Number
016022008
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners and rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper closure, missing cork; tan label on front of bottle with name of product on separate label is missing; embossed numbers on bottom.
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Accession Number
016022008
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy, Homeopathy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle with flat corners and rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with cork stopper closure, missing cork; tan label on front of bottle with name of product on separate label is missing; embossed numbers on bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
P. H. Mallen & Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870 - 1920
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Homeopathic Tincture // of // SPONGIA // THIS TINCTURE // CONTAINS 78% ALCOHOL // Prepared By // P. H. MALLEN COMPANY // CHEMISTS AND PHARMACISTS 125 North Wabash Ave. CHICAGO"; embossed on bottom: “J // U.S.A.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row D
Width
3.5
Height
9.9
Depth
3.5
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label partially missing, yellowing of label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
P. H. Mallen & Company
Homsopathic Materia Medica
Research Facts
This bottle is an example of a “French Square”. In the late 1860s, a pharmacist from Philadelphia, Thomas Wiegand recommended French Squares for the elegance of their shape, strength, and the “facility and economy of space with which they can be packed together.”
This type of bottle was manufactured until the 1920s. This bottle style was frequently made for homeopathic pharmacists like P. H. Mallen and Company, Chicago.
SPONGIA TOSTA, also known as Roasted Sponge
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Homeopathic Tincture of Baptisia

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Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870 - 1920
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Accession Number
016022009
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle with flat corners and rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with tan heavy paper tied tightly with tan linen thread over cork stopper stuck in closure; tan label on front of bottle; embossed numbers on bottom; one eighth full of liquid conte…
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Accession Number
016022009
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy, Homeopathy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle with flat corners and rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar with tan heavy paper tied tightly with tan linen thread over cork stopper stuck in closure; tan label on front of bottle; embossed numbers on bottom; one eighth full of liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
P. H. Mallen & Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870 - 1920
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Homeopathic Tincture // of // BAPTISIA // THIS TINCTURE // CONTAINS 66% ALCOHOL // Prepared By // P. H. MALLEN COMPANY // CHEMISTS AND PHARMACISTS 125 North Wabash Ave. CHICAGO"; embossed on bottom: “5 // 6”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row D
Width
3.4
Height
11.0
Depth
3.4
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label partially missing, yellowing of label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
P. H. Mallen & Company
Homsopathic Materia Medica
Research Facts
This bottle is an example of a “French Square”. In the late 1860s, a pharmacist from Philadelphia, Thomas Wiegand recommended French Squares for the elegance of their shape, strength, and the “facility and economy of space with which they can be packed together.”
This type of bottle was manufactured until the 1920s. This bottle style was frequently made for homeopathic pharmacists like P. H. Mallen and Company, Chicago.
BAPTISIA TINCTORIA, also known as Wild Indigo.
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