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menthol plaster tube

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Dates
1800
1920
circa 1800-1920
Collection
Dr. Donald B. Jennings Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
004006001 a-b
Description
A tin tube used to store menthol plaster consisting of the tube (a) and a removable cap (b).
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Accession Number
004006001 a-b
Collection
Dr. Donald B. Jennings Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
A tin tube used to store menthol plaster consisting of the tube (a) and a removable cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
The tube was left at the Queen's University Department of Physiology by Dr. Donald B. Jennings when he retired.
Maker
Thos. Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1920
circa 1800-1920
Date Remarks
The company that made the tin was prevalent during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Material
tin: yellow; black
Inscriptions
"the // D & L // MENTHOL PLASTER // MOST WONDERFUL PLASTER MADE // PREPARED BY THE // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. (LIMITED.) // MONTREAL, P.Q. // EVERY PLASTER IN A SINGLE AIR TIGHT BOX. // THE THOS. DAVIDSON MFG. CO. LIMITED, MONTREAL, TIN BOXES" printed on the tube
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion and staining; the tin is dented and deformed.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Canadian Advertising Tins"; CD #9
Research Facts
The tube was made by Thos. Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited, and used by Davis & Lawrence Co.
Images
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1935.3.1 a-c
Description
Metal urinometer (a) in wooden case (b,c).
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Accession Number
1935.3.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis
Diabetes Mellitus
Description
Metal urinometer (a) in wooden case (b,c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - urinometer - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
b - top of case
c - base of case
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: golden brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Scale on stem of urinometer goes from 100 to 107.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Condition Remarks
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
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
For measuring specific gravity of urine.
Exhibit History
On display in the "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
Images
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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
Images
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knives in wooden canister

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Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
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Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Colin McRae via Mr. Frank Somers; the set belonged to his great-grandfather Dr. Charles William Buchanan (1810-1876).
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. (scalpel)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on scalpel: "The J.F. Hartz Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Condition Remarks
Lid of container is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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patent medicine 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
1980.18.108
Description
Flat glass bottle with pronounced, rounded shoulders that connect with a narrow neck ending in a collar.
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Accession Number
1980.18.108
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Flat glass bottle with pronounced, rounded shoulders that connect with a narrow neck ending in a collar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Fellows and Co. Chemicals
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: translucent light aqua
Inscriptions
Embossed vertically on body of bottle: "FELLOWS & CO. // CHEMISTS // ST. JOHN, N.B."; embossed on bottom: "22".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.127
Description
A clear glass cylindrical bottle with a siphon at the top and a concave bottom.
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Accession Number
1980.18.127
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Drinking
Mineral Waters
Description
A clear glass cylindrical bottle with a siphon at the top and a concave bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Maker
Wentworth Mineral Water Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Engraved on outside of bottle's body: "WENTWORTH // MINERAL WATER // Co. LTD. // HAMILTON // ONT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2
Length
30.0 cm
Diameter
7.9 cm
Condition Remarks
White streaks on the inside of the bottle.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.128
Description
A clear glass cylindrical bottle with a siphon at the top and a concave bottom.
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Accession Number
1980.18.128
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Drinking
Mineral Waters
Description
A clear glass cylindrical bottle with a siphon at the top and a concave bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Maker
Wentworth Mineral Water Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Engraved on outside of bottle's body: "WENTWORTH // MINERAL WATER // Co. LTD. // HAMILTON // ONT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 30.0 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.133
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar, ending in a pronounced collar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of powdered Ladies Slipper Root.
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Accession Number
1980.18.133
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar, ending in a pronounced collar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of powdered Ladies Slipper Root.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
W.G. Dunoon, Dispensing Chemist
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: translucent light green
paper: brown; black; dark yellow
powder: beige
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "W.G. Dunoon // DISPENSING CHEMIST // [illeg.] LINDSAY ONT. // Powdered Ladies Slipper Root [in cursive]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 12.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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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
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.137
Description
Long, narrow glass bottle with a narrow neck, a collar near the shoulders, and a lip; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.137
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dermatology
Skin Manifestations
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Long, narrow glass bottle with a narrow neck, a collar near the shoulders, and a lip; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Bingham's Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
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.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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