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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001841
Description
Paper letter concerning the commemorative stamp of 996.001.840 with an ad for the Elliott-Marion Co. Ltd. (medical company), who mailed the stamps.
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Accession Number
996001841
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Correspondence, ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Advertisements -- ephemera
Description
Paper letter concerning the commemorative stamp of 996.001.840 with an ad for the Elliott-Marion Co. Ltd. (medical company), who mailed the stamps.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Elliott-Marion Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Around April 15, 1970 (like stamp)
Material
paper: black; white
Inscriptions
"Henry Kelsey commemorative stamp issued // COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE POSTAGE STAMP // Henry Kelsey, credited with being the first explorer of Canada's western plains ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.9 cm. x Width: 21.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Elliott-Marion is a pharmaceutical company distributing this stamp
Images
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Dates
"Oct. 28, 1970"
circa Oct. 28, 1970
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001843
Description
Paper letter for 996.001.842 showing the four anti-pollution commemorative stamps being released; other side promotes the Elliott-Marion Co. Ltd.
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Accession Number
996001843
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Advertisements -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Description
Paper letter for 996.001.842 showing the four anti-pollution commemorative stamps being released; other side promotes the Elliott-Marion Co. Ltd.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Elliott-Marion Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
"Oct. 28, 1970"
circa Oct. 28, 1970
Date Remarks
Around the release of the stamp
Material
paper: green-grey
Inscriptions
"6-Cent // ANTI-POLLUTION // COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMPS // SAVE OUR SOIL SAVE OUR CITIES // SAVE OUR WHALES // SAVE OUR AIR // These 6-cent stamps that focus ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.6 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; creased; face of Elliott has been torn off (top coat)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See 996.001.842 (envelope containing this letter)
Research Facts
See 996.001.843 sheet
Images
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Anusol-HC suppositories

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037258 a-c
Description
(a) A rectangular-shaped box with two flaps on both ends that fold up into box; seams are apparent on sides of box; two gold foil-wrapped suppositories (b,c) are contained within the box; both are cylindrical-shaped with fold-up sides
  3 images  
Accession Number
997037258 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Suppositories
Proctitis -- drug therapy
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
(a) A rectangular-shaped box with two flaps on both ends that fold up into box; seams are apparent on sides of box; two gold foil-wrapped suppositories (b,c) are contained within the box; both are cylindrical-shaped with fold-up sides
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - suppository box - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
b - suppository - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - suppository - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. Charles H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Walter-Chilcott Laboratories Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks start of Bird medical practice
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black
foil: yellow
Inscriptions
The top of the box is stamped with, "FOR ANORECTAL COMFORT THAT LASTS // Pr [enclosed in a box] // ANUSOL-HC // POUR OBTENIR UN SOULAGEMENT // ANO-RECTAL DURABLE // WARNER-CHILCOTT LABORATORIES // CO. LIMITED, TORONTO, CANADA"; the sides of the box read, "Deux // Suppositoires // hemorroidaux // Pr [enclosed in a box] Anusol-HC // Two // Pr [enclosed in a box] Anusol-HC // Hemorrhoidal Suppositories // INDICATIONS: POUR le Soulagement et le traitement // de la proctite, des hemorroides et du prurit // anal. aigus et chroniques, accompagnes d'inflam- // mation. // 392B740 ECHANTILLON // INDICATIONS: For the relief and treatment of acute and chronic proctitis, hemorrhoids and pru- // ritis of the anus, accompanied by inflammation // 39228 SAMPLE"; the bottom of the box also reads in print, "GARDER DANS UN ENDROIT FRAIS // MODE D'EMPLOI: un suppositoire deux fois par // jour."; "FORMULA: Hydrocortisone Acetate 10 mg., Boric // Acid 140.5 mg., Bismuth Oxide 25 mg., Resorcinol // 25 mg., Zinc Oxide 309.1 mg., Bismuth Subgallate // 63.3 mg., Balsam Peru 50.6 mg., Benzyl Benzoate // 33.6 mg., Cacao Butter Ointment Base 9.s. 2.81 g. // DIRECTIONS: one suppository twice daily. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE // (L) 017020"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Condition Remarks
Slight staining on box
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Anusol-HC suppositories

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3386
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037259 a-b
Description
(a) A rectangular-shaped box with two flaps on both ends that fold up into box; seams are apparent on sides of box; a gold foil-wrapped suppository (b) is contained within the box; this is a cylindrical-shaped suppository with fold-up sides
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Accession Number
997037259 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Proctitis -- drug therapy
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
(a) A rectangular-shaped box with two flaps on both ends that fold up into box; seams are apparent on sides of box; a gold foil-wrapped suppository (b) is contained within the box; this is a cylindrical-shaped suppository with fold-up sides
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - suppository box - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
b - suppository - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. Charles H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Walter-Chilcott Laboratories Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks start of Bird medical practice
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black
foil: yellow
Inscriptions
The top of the box is stamped with, "FOR ANORECTAL COMFORT THAT LASTS // Pr [enclosed in a box] // ANUSOL-HC // POUR OBTENIR UN SOULAGEMENT // ANO-RECTAL DURABLE // WARNER-CHILCOTT LABORATORIES // CO. LIMITED, TORONTO, CANADA"; the sides of the box read, "Deux // Suppositoires // hemorroidaux // Pr [enclosed in a box] Anusol-HC // Two // Pr [enclosed in a box] Anusol-HC // Hemorrhoidal Suppositories // INDICATIONS: POUR le Soulagement et le traitement // de la proctite, des hemorroides et du prurit // anal. aigus et chroniques, accompagnes d'inflam- // mation. // 392B740 ECHANTILLON // INDICATIONS: For the relief and treatment of acute and chronic proctitis, hemorrhoids and pru- // ritis of the anus, accompanied by inflammation // 39228 SAMPLE"; the bottom of the box also reads in print, "GARDER DANS UN ENDROIT FRAIS // MODE D'EMPLOI: un suppositoire deux fois par // jour. // FORMULA: Hydrocortisone Acetate 10 mg., Boric // Acid 140.5 mg., Bismuth Oxide 25 mg., Resorcinol // 25 mg., Zinc Oxide 309.1 mg., Bismuth Subgallate // 63.3 mg., Balsam Peru 50.6 mg., Benzyl Benzoate // 33.6 mg., Cacao Butter Ointment Base 9.s. 2.81 g. // DIRECTIONS: one suppository twice daily. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE // (L) 017020"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Condition Remarks
Wear on box is apparent
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Wyanoids Hemorrhoidal Suppositories

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3387
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037260 a-c
Description
(a) A rectangular-shaped box with two flaps on both ends that fold up into box; seams are apparent on sides of box; two silver foil-wrapped suppositories (b,c) are contained within the box; these are cylindrical-shaped suppositories with fold-up sides
  2 images  
Accession Number
997037260 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
(a) A rectangular-shaped box with two flaps on both ends that fold up into box; seams are apparent on sides of box; two silver foil-wrapped suppositories (b,c) are contained within the box; these are cylindrical-shaped suppositories with fold-up sides
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - suppository box - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - suppository - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - suppository - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
John Wyeth & Brother (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Material
cardboard: white; blue
foil: silver
Inscriptions
The top of the box is stamped with, "TWO" and the company logo "Wyeth [in cursive script and enclosed in a box]"; the top also reads, "WYANOIDS // HEMORRHOIDAL SUPPOSITORIES // WYETH // Contains Powdered Extract Belladonna U.S.P. 0.45% (equiv. // total alkaloids 0.0056%), Ephedrine Sulphate 0.1% and Zinc // Oxide, Boric Acid, Bismuth Oxyiodide, Bismuth Subcarbonate, // Balsam Peru and Cocoa Butter. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE // MADE IN CANADA REGISTERED TRADE MARK // JOHN WYETH & BROTHER (CANADA) LTD. // WALKERVILLE. ONT."; bottom of box reads the same, except in French; on side of box is stamped "605605"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Printing on box is slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Wyanoids Hemorrhoidal Suppositories

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3388
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037261 a-c
Description
(a) A rectangular-shaped box with two flaps on both ends that fold up into box; seams are apparent on sides of box; two silver foil-wrapped suppositories (b,c) are contained within the box; these are cylindrical-shaped suppositories with fold-up sides
  2 images  
Accession Number
997037261 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
(a) A rectangular-shaped box with two flaps on both ends that fold up into box; seams are apparent on sides of box; two silver foil-wrapped suppositories (b,c) are contained within the box; these are cylindrical-shaped suppositories with fold-up sides
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - suppository box - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - suppository - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - suppository - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
John Wyeth & Brother (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Material
cardboard: white; blue
foil: silver
Inscriptions
The top of the box is stamped with, "TWO" and the company logo "Wyeth [in cursive script and enclosed in a box]"; the top also reads, "WYANOIDS // HEMORRHOIDAL SUPPOSITORIES // WYETH // Contains Powdered Extract Belladonna U.S.P. 0.45% (equiv. // total alkaloids 0.0056%), Ephedrine Sulphate 0.1% and Zinc // Oxide, Boric Acid, Bismuth Oxyiodide, Bismuth Subcarbonate, // Balsam Peru and Cocoa Butter. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE // MADE IN CANADA REGISTERED TRADE MARK // JOHN WYETH & BROTHER (CANADA) LTD. // WALKERVILLE. ONT."; bottom of box reads the same, except in French; on side of box is stamped "53016 [illeg.] 0"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Printing on box is slightly discoloured and flaps on box are torn
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Anugesic-HC suppositories

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3441
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037262 a-c
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in green foil with a flat and rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a box (c) that is rectangular in shape and made of waxed cardboard; the box may be opened on both ends via two-flap closures and has a …
  3 images  
Accession Number
997037262 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Proctitis -- drug therapy
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in green foil with a flat and rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a box (c) that is rectangular in shape and made of waxed cardboard; the box may be opened on both ends via two-flap closures and has a seam running along the bottom edge
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - suppository - Size: Length 3.9 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - suppository - Size: Length 3.9 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - box - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Charles H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Warner-Chilcott Laboratories Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Retirement of Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Material
tinfoil: green
cardboard: white; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "A NEW DIMENSION IN ANORECTAL THERAPY // Anugesic-HC // QUELQUE CHOSE DE NOUVEAU EN // THERAPEUTIQUE ANO-RECTALE // WARNER-CHILCOTT LABORATORIES // CO. LIMITED, TORONTO, CANADA;" printed on box bottom: "GARDER DANS UN ENDROIT FRAIS // MODE D'EMPLOI: un suppositoire deux fois par // jour. // FORMULA: Promoxine HCL 25 mg., Hydrocortisone // Acetal 5 mg., Bismuth Oxide 23 mg., Bismuth // Subgallate 53 mg., Zinc Oxide 278 mg., Balsam // Peru 46 mg., Benzyl Benzoate 30 mg., Base q.s. // 2.81 g. // DIRECTIONS: one suppository twice daily. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE. // (L) 008040"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly discoloured with a few small stains; suppositories are in new condition
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Anugesic-HC suppositories

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3442
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037263 a-c
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in green foil with a flat and rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a box (c) that is rectangular in shape and made of waxed cardboard; the box may be opened on both ends via two-flap closures and has a …
  2 images  
Accession Number
997037263 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Proctitis -- drug therapy
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in green foil with a flat and rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a box (c) that is rectangular in shape and made of waxed cardboard; the box may be opened on both ends via two-flap closures and has a seam running along the bottom edge
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - suppository - Size: Length 3.9 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - suppository - Size: Length 3.9 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - box - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Charles H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Warner-Chilcott Laboratories Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Retirement of Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Material
tinfoil: green
cardboard: white; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "A NEW DIMENSION IN ANORECTAL THERAPY // Anugesic-HC // QUELQUE CHOSE DE NOUVEAU EN // THERAPEUTIQUE ANO-RECTALE // WARNER-CHILCOTT LABORATORIES // CO. LIMITED, TORONTO, CANADA;" printed on box bottom: "GARDER DANS UN ENDROIT FRAIS // MODE D'EMPLOI: un suppositoire deux fois par // jour. // FORMULA: Promoxine HCL 25 mg., Hydrocortisone // Acetal 5 mg., Bismuth Oxide 23 mg., Bismuth // Subgallate 53 mg., Zinc Oxide 278 mg., Balsam // Peru 46 mg., Benzyl Benzoate 30 mg., Base q.s. // 2.81 g. // DIRECTIONS: one suppository twice daily. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE. // (L) 008040"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly discoloured with a few small stains; suppositories are in new condition
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Desitin Hemorrhoidal Suppositories with Cod Liver Oil

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3443
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037264 a-d
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in silver foil; each suppository has a flat end and bulbous, rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a tin box (c) that is a small, rectangular-shaped shallow tin with blue printing; the tin is lined with …
  3 images  
Accession Number
997037264 a-d
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Proctitis -- drug therapy
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in silver foil; each suppository has a flat end and bulbous, rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a tin box (c) that is a small, rectangular-shaped shallow tin with blue printing; the tin is lined with a glossy copper-like surface and has curved indentations on each corner; the lid (d) is shallow and rectangular with small grooves along the rim that grip the box bottom when the tin is closed
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - suppository - Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - suppository - Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - box - Length 4.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
d - lid - Length 4.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Desitin Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Material
foil: silver
tin: yellow; blue; red
Inscriptions
Printed on lid: "DESITIN // T.M. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // HEMORRHOIDAL // SUPPOSITORIES // with Cod Liver Oil // COMPOSITION: NORWEGIAN COD LIVER OIL, LANOLIN, ZINC // OXIDE, BISMUTH SUBGALLATE, BALSAM PERU, COCOA BUT- // TER BASE, CERTIF COLOR // MFD. EXCLUSIVELY BY DESITIN CHEMICAL CO. // PROVIDENCE, R.I. U.S.A"; printed on bottom of tin: "PROFESSIONAL SAMPLE. NOT TO BE SOLD // DIRECTIONS: [listed] // CAUTION [listed] // NO NARCOTICS OF LOCAL ANESTHETICS // PRINTED IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row F
Condition Remarks
Suppositories are in new condition in original packaging that has minor traces of inactive corrosion on interior surface of box
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Desitin Hemorrhoidal Suppositories with Cod Liver Oil

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3444
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037265 a-d
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in silver foil; each suppository has a flat end and bulbous, rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a tin box (c) that is a small, rectangular-shaped shallow tin with blue printing; the tin is lined with …
  2 images  
Accession Number
997037265 a-d
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Proctitis -- drug therapy
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in silver foil; each suppository has a flat end and bulbous, rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a tin box (c) that is a small, rectangular-shaped shallow tin with blue printing; the tin is lined with a glossy copper-like surface and has curved indentations on each corner; the lid (d) is shallow and rectangular with small grooves along the rim that grip the box bottom when the tin is closed.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - suppository - Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - suppository - Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - box - Length 4.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
d - lid - Length 4.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Desitin Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Material
foil: silver
tin: yellow; blue; red
Inscriptions
Printed on lid: "DESITIN // T.M. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // HEMORRHOIDAL // SUPPOSITORIES // with Cod Liver Oil // COMPOSITION: NORWEGIAN COD LIVER OIL, LANOLIN, ZINC // OXIDE, BISMUTH SUBGALLATE, BALSAM PERU, COCOA BUT- // TER BASE, CERTIF COLOR // MFD. EXCLUSIVELY BY DESITIN CHEMICAL CO. // PROVIDENCE, R.I. U.S.A"; printed on bottom of tin: "PROFESSIONAL SAMPLE. NOT TO BE SOLD // DIRECTIONS: [listed] // CAUTION [listed] // NO NARCOTICS OF LOCAL ANESTHETICS // PRINTED IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row F
Condition Remarks
Suppositories are in new condition in original packaging that has minor traces of inactive corrosion on interior surface of box
Copy Type
Original
Images
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