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Dr. Jane's Tonic Vermifuge [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
996001688
Description
Small paper trade card for Dr. Jayne and the various cures (an album card, 10th of a series); front: chromolithograph of a young "European" woman standing by a well and a young man hanging over the stone wall behind her; back: explanation of scene and ad for various Dr. Jayne products.
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Accession Number
996001688
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Dr. Jayne and the various cures (an album card, 10th of a series); front: chromolithograph of a young "European" woman standing by a well and a young man hanging over the stone wall behind her; back: explanation of scene and ad for various Dr. Jayne products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
paper: blue; brown; pink; green; yellow
Inscriptions
""The Talking Well" // is the subject of the pres- // ent Album Card -- the tenth // of our series. // According // to a prevalent European legend, Wells, when in the mood, would answer lovers' questions. In our picture, the maiden having ad- // dressed her queries at a propitious moment; is being favored, as she // thinks, by an answer from the well, but really from the lover, // whom she supposes far away...."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.6 cm. x Width: 7.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: top coat is worn to small white specks in a number of places; some staining along the edges; back: a crease near the bottom; top left edge has a "line" of paper gone (top coat)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 106, 137, 125, 10, 131, insert #38; "One for a Man, Two for a Horse" by Gerald Carson, pp. 78, 80, 108; "Nostrums & Quackery" Vol. I, pp. 335-336, 350; "The Toadstool Millionaires" by James Harvey Young, pp. 137-138, 175, 207; "Secret Nostrums & Systems" by Chas. W. Oleson, pp. 97, 98; "American Health Quackery" by James Harvey Young, p. 129
Research Facts
Jayne's Expectorant contained opium and digitalis; started by Dr. David Jayne; claimed to have invented the patent medicine collection; expectorant contained 15% alcohol and opium, the continued use of which was harmful, especially to infants and children; one child died from such usage in 1908; presented by E. F. Dutton, Barton Orleans Co., Vermont
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Dr. Jane's Tonic Vermifuge [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
996001693
Description
Small paper trade card for Dr. Jayne's products (album card #6); front: chromolithograph of a young girl wearing her basket for a hat; back: description of scene and various ads for Dr. Jayne products.
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Accession Number
996001693
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Dr. Jayne's products (album card #6); front: chromolithograph of a young girl wearing her basket for a hat; back: description of scene and various ads for Dr. Jayne products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
paper: blue; pink; brown; green; purple
Inscriptions
"ON the other side we present you with a copy of Schlesinger's // beautiful picture, entitled, "Le Derniere Mode," -- meaning // in plain English, "The Latest Fashion." The young girl having // adjusted the basket to her own satisfaction, seems by the archness // of her expression to inquire, "How do you like it?" This is the // sixth of our Album Series, and we trust will be as favorably re- // ceived ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.6 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; front: quite a few places where top "coat" has worn off; left bottom corner has been worn to a curve; edges a little worn; back: light staining just about everywhere
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Janes' Tonic Vermifuge [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
996001695
Description
Small paper trade card for Dr. Jayne's products (album card #15); front: chromolithograph of three women and a man around a table, listening to the man read from the Bible; back: description of scene and various Dr. Jayne products.
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Accession Number
996001695
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Dr. Jayne's products (album card #15); front: chromolithograph of three women and a man around a table, listening to the man read from the Bible; back: description of scene and various Dr. Jayne products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
paper: blue; red; brown; green; white
Inscriptions
""WORDS OF COMFORT" // Is the significant title of our Fifteenth Card, illustrating a scene // familiar to many homes in Christian lands, and is, we think, the // best executed of our series. The reverent air and thoughtful // countenance of each member of the group -- the appropriate expres- // sion of each individual, so beautifully and carefully delineated, // shows the sympathetic genius of the celebrated Scotch artist, // Thomas Faed, ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.7 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: a number of areas worn white, especially top left quadrant; back: large piece of "top coat" has been torn up; all down the left side are the remnants of an adhesive and the paper once attached to it
Copy Type
Original
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amputation knife

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Dates
1860
1880
circa 1860-1880
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001416 a-b
Description
(a) Amputation knife, which consists of a straight, long, thin blade with a rounded back, very sharp pointed tip and thin, sharp cutting edge; the knife blade goes into a long, rounded ebony handle that has cross-hatched gripping incisions carved into the wood of the front and back; the sides are s…
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Accession Number
997001416 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Autopsy, instrumentation
Dissection, instrumentation
Description
(a) Amputation knife, which consists of a straight, long, thin blade with a rounded back, very sharp pointed tip and thin, sharp cutting edge; the knife blade goes into a long, rounded ebony handle that has cross-hatched gripping incisions carved into the wood of the front and back; the sides are smooth; the outer end tapers to a blunt point; the knife is stored in a leather sheath (b); the sheath is made of two pieces of leather cut into the shape and length of the blade and sewn together with the bottom left open so that it can be put on or taken off the knife blade.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - amputation knife - Size: Length 31.6 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
b - leather sheath - Size: Length 21.8 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. B.N. Kropp; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Snowden
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1880
circa 1860-1880
Date Remarks
Knife type used between 1860 and 1880
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
leather: brown
fabric: brown; green
Inscriptions
(a) One side of the blade has the words, "SNOWDEN // PHILA" stamped into the metal just above the handle; the handle has the number "2" stamped into one side of the wood, just below the blade.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and minor non-active corrosion at the tip; the wooden handle shows minor wear; the wood has a 6.5-cm-long crack on one side, close to the blade; the leather is complete, unstained, and flexible; #2: returned in same condition; #3: 7.5-cm crack in handle; wear and tarnish on blade; a few adhesions.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Reference Comments
Previous number #141; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "A Pictorial Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment," Vol. I, by Dr. Gordon Dammann, 1983, p. 14 (item #20); "Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., 1987, p. 126; came in instrument roll 997.001.414 with 6 other amputation knives (997.001.415, .417-.421)
Exhibit History
Bracken Library Exhibit "Boning Up on Anatomy"; Sept 9, 2002-Sept. 29, 2003; On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
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Catlin amputation knife

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Dates
1860
1880
circa 1860-1880
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001417 a-b
Description
(a) Catlin amputation knife, which consists of a straight, long, thin blade with two sharp cutting edges and a slightly raised central ridge on each side; there is a 7-cm length at the top of the knife, just before the handle, that is rounded and not sharp; the knife tapers to a sharp point; the ot…
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Accession Number
997001417 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Autopsy, instrumentation
Dissection, instrumentation
Description
(a) Catlin amputation knife, which consists of a straight, long, thin blade with two sharp cutting edges and a slightly raised central ridge on each side; there is a 7-cm length at the top of the knife, just before the handle, that is rounded and not sharp; the knife tapers to a sharp point; the other end of the knife blade goes into a long, rounded ebony handle that has cross-hatched gripping incisions carved into the wood of the front and back; the sides are smooth; the outer end is rounded; the knife is stored in a leather sheath (b); the sheath is made of two pieces of leather cut into the shape and length of the blade and sewn together with the bottom left open, so that it can be put on or taken off the knife blade.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - amputation knife - Size: Length 36.1 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
b - leather sheath - Size: Length 25.4 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. B. N. Kropp; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Snowden
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1880
circa 1860-1880
Date Remarks
Knife type used between 1860 and 1880
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
(a) One side of the blade has the words, "SNO [illeg.] // PHILA" stamped into the metal just above the handle; the handle has the number "2" stamped into one side of the wood, just below the blade
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; some non-active corrosion is visible on the central ridge of one side; the wooden handle shows minor wear; the wood has a 6 cm-long crack on one side, close to the blade; the leather is complete, unstained, and flexible; (2): 6.5-cm crack in handle; some inactive corrosion on blade; a few wear marks.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Reference Comments
Previous number #141; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "A Pictorial Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment," Vol. I, by Dr. Gordon Dammann, 1983, p. 14 (item #21); "Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., 1987, p. 126; came in instrument roll 997.001.414 with 6 other amputation knives (997.001.415-.416, .418-.421)
Research Facts
The double-edged knife was used in the "flap type" of amputation procedure
Exhibit History
On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
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Catlin amputation knife

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Dates
1860
1880
circa 1860-1880
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001419 a-b
Description
(a) Catlin amputation knife, which consists of a straight, long, thin blade with two sharp cutting edges and a slightly raised central ridge on each side; there is a 6-cm length at the top of the knife, just before the handle, that is rounded and not sharp; the knife tapers to a sharp point; the ot…
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Accession Number
997001419 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Autopsy, instrumentation
Dissection, instrumentation
Description
(a) Catlin amputation knife, which consists of a straight, long, thin blade with two sharp cutting edges and a slightly raised central ridge on each side; there is a 6-cm length at the top of the knife, just before the handle, that is rounded and not sharp; the knife tapers to a sharp point; the other end of the knife blade goes into a long, rounded ebony handle that has cross-hatched gripping incisions carved into the wood of the front and back; the sides are smooth; the outer end of the handle tapers to a blunt point; the knife is stored in a leather sheath (b); the sheath is made of two pieces of leather cut into the shape and length of the blade and sewn together with the bottom left open, so that it can be put on or taken off the knife blade.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - amputation knife - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
b - leather sheath - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. B. N. Kropp; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Snowden
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1880
circa 1860-1880
Date Remarks
Knife type used between 1860 and 1880
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
(a) One side of the blade has the words, "[illeg.] OWDEN // [illeg.] HIL" stamped into the metal just above the handle; the handle has the number "2" stamped into one side of the wood, just below the blade
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; some non-active corrosion is visible on one side of the knife blade; the wooden handle has a 3 cm-long crack on one side, close to the blade; the leather is complete, unstained, and flexible; #2: returned in same condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Reference Comments
Previous number #141; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "A Pictorial Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment," Vol. I, by Dr. Gordon Dammann, 1983, p. 14 (item #21); "Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., 1987, p. 126; came in instrument roll 997.001.414 with 6 other amputation knives (997.001.415-.418, .420-.421)
Research Facts
The double-edged knife was used in the "flap type" of amputation procedure
Exhibit History
Bracken Library Exhibit "Boning Up on Anatomy"; Sept 9, 2002-Sept. 29, 2003
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Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.50.3 a-s
Description
Wooden case (s) containing lithotomy instruments: (a) lithotomy staff; (b-d) staffs; (e) lithotomy forceps; (f-g) forceps; (h) probe pointed (?) scalpel; (i) lithotomy scalpel; (k) trocar; (l) case for metal part of (k); (m-n) trocar parts; (o) trocar; (p) case for metal part of (o); (q-r) trocar p…
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Accession Number
1969.50.3 a-s
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Calculi
Description
Wooden case (s) containing lithotomy instruments: (a) lithotomy staff; (b-d) staffs; (e) lithotomy forceps; (f-g) forceps; (h) probe pointed (?) scalpel; (i) lithotomy scalpel; (k) trocar; (l) case for metal part of (k); (m-n) trocar parts; (o) trocar; (p) case for metal part of (o); (q-r) trocar parts.
Number Of Parts
19
Part Names
a - lithotomy staff - Size: Length 32.7 cm x Width 1.4 cm
b - staff - Size: Length 30.9 cm x Width 1.3 cm
c - staff - Size: Length 27.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm
d - staff - Size: Length 31.1 cm x Width 2.2 cm
e - lithotomy forceps - Size: Length 22.7 cm
f - forceps - Size: Length 20.6 cm
g - forceps - Size: Length 20.2 cm
h - probe pointed scalpel - Size: Length 18.9 cm x Width 1.4 cm
i - lithotomy scalpel - Size: Length 18.7 cm x Width 1.4 cm
j - ?
k - trocar - Size: Length 13.4 cm
l - case for trocar - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
m - trocar top
n - trocar director (?)
o - trocar - Size: Length 13.6 cm
p - lithotomy staff - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 1.1 cm
q - trocar top
r - trocar director (?)
s - case - Size: Length 38.6 cm x Width 23.5 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Maker
Gennrig
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
fabric: crimson
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-7
Condition Remarks
A number of pieces seem to be missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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pharmacy bottle

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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
1980.18.136
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with a concave bottom and rounded shoulders tapering sharply into a narrow neck ending with a thick, pronounced lip.
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Accession Number
1980.18.136
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with a concave bottom and rounded shoulders tapering sharply into a narrow neck ending with a thick, pronounced lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Henry K. Wampole & 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: translucent light green
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle up near the shoulders: "HENRY K. WAMPOLE // PHILADELPHIA, U.S.A., TORONTO, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 29.1 cm x Diam. 12.3 cm
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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