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Weakness, Wasting and Nervous Complaints [advertising booklet]

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.203
Description
An original tan-coloured paper advertising booklet with black print includes 16 double-sided pages; text written in English and French; line drawing style image on front cover shows a uniformed nurse c 1900, man and medication product; single staple through middle of spine.
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Accession Number
1977.12.203
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Advertising
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- all-purpose cures -- advertising
Description
An original tan-coloured paper advertising booklet with black print includes 16 double-sided pages; text written in English and French; line drawing style image on front cover shows a uniformed nurse c 1900, man and medication product; single staple through middle of spine.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
The Dr. Cassell's Medicine Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Front: “Weakness, Wasting and // Nervous Complaints // How they are cured in // Men, Women and Children // by the great British remedy // Dr Cassell’s Tablets //The Dr. Cassell's Medicine Co., Ltd. // 418 Chester Road, Manchester, Eng. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED)”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Length
9.5 cm
Width
12.2.cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows wear along edges; some pages of bottom-right corner are torn or bent, small tear in upper-right portion of pages 1-4 on French side, slight wrinkling from folding.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Great Things: What They Are - Where They Are [advertising booklet]

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Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.21
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages plus cover; the booklet lists geat things ranging from the "Seven Wonders of Antiquity" to the "Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages," to "Great Crusades," etc.; these are listed on odd pages while advertisements, testimonials and summares of healing powe…
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Accession Number
1978.14.21
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages plus cover; the booklet lists geat things ranging from the "Seven Wonders of Antiquity" to the "Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages," to "Great Crusades," etc.; these are listed on odd pages while advertisements, testimonials and summares of healing powers of various remedies coincidentally also sold by the book's publisher--most commonly "Paine's Celery Compound"--are listed throughout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Wells, Richardson and Co.
Site Made (City)
Burlington
Site Made (State)
Vermont
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Material
paper: white; green
Inscriptions
Printed on the cover: "CALIFORNIA BIG TREES // NIAGARA // SPHINX AND PYRAMIDS // GREAT // THINGS" in black ink and surrounded by small, decorative stylings and pictures of subject; printed in reverse on a black background: "WHAT THEY ARE // WHERE THEY ARE"; printed in black ink, "GREAT BELL, MOSCOW"; printed on back cover in black ink: "PAINE'S // CELERY // COMPOUND // A TRUE NERVE TONIC, // AN ACTIVE ALTERNATIVE, // A RELIABLE LAXATIVE // AND DIURETIC. // [horizontal line with an iron cross image in centre] // IT RESTORES STRENGTH, // RENEWS VITALITY, // PURIFIES THE BLOOD, // REGULATES THE KIDNEYS, // THE LIVER AND BOWELS. // [horizontal line with an iron cross image in centre] // PRICE $1.00 SIX FOR $5.00. // [two horizontal lines, one above the other, extending length of line] // FOR SALE BY"; also printed on the back cover is an illustration of packaging depicting Paine's Celery Compound (packaging text is listed in illustration)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 11.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The original green colour of the cover has faded and the newsprint of the booklet has yellowed with age; some water staining is visible on the front and back covers.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 117
Images
Less detail