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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020403
Description
Clear rectangular green-tinged glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front on indented oval; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty
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Accession Number
010020403
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear rectangular green-tinged glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front on indented oval; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Frasier, Thornton & Co.
Site Made (City)
Cookshire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: translucent green-tinged
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "FRASIER // THORNTON & Co"; embossed on bottom: "5"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6
Dimension Notes
Length 15.7 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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Essence of Jamaica Ginger

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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
014002016 a-b
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle (a) of Jamaica ginger with sloped shoulders; tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck; full of opaque brown liquid; cream paper lists the product's name, directions for use in English and French, the manufacturer's name and address; rectangular tan pa…
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Accession Number
014002016 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle (a) of Jamaica ginger with sloped shoulders; tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck; full of opaque brown liquid; cream paper lists the product's name, directions for use in English and French, the manufacturer's name and address; rectangular tan paper cardboard box (b) covered in tan paper lists the product's ingredients, directions for use, an explanation of the product's benefits.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 16.8 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Frasier, Thornton & Co., Limited
Site Made (City)
Cookshire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream, tan
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on box: “DR. STANLEY’S // “DOUBLE // STRENGTH’ // Essence of // Jamaica // ginger // Contains the active con - // stituents of genuine ginger // root with other aromatics. // It instantly relieves all in - // ternal pains. // Sole Proprietors // FRASIER, // THORNTON & CO., // LIMITED // COOKSHIRE // QUEBEC, CANADA // Each fluid ounce contains 164 Grains Alcohol, 55 Grains Jamaica Ginger Root, 3.3 Grains Capsicum // DIRECTIONS // For Cramps, Colic, Cholera-Morbus, and all internal complaints, take one teaspoonful in a glass of hot // water well sweetened, every half hour until relieved. As a gentle stimulant and tonic in Dyspepsia and // Indigestion, one teaspoonful in a glass of hot water sweetened, three times a day.”; bottle label: "Dr. Stanley's // Double Strength // Essence of // Jamaica Ginger // DIRECTIONS - For // Cramps, Colic, Chlo- // era-Morbus, and all // internal pains take // one teaspoonful in a // glass of hot water // well sweetened, every // half hour until re- // lieved.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box paper has yellowed, brittle, shows minor wear and surface grime with minor stain, missing top portion of paper cover
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail