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Dates
1872
1944
circa 1872-1944
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
997037493 a-b
Description
(a) An open-bottomed rectangular box with two stamps at the upper right corner of the box top; at the middle of the long lower edge there is a semicircular indentation; threaded through the box is a woven cord, now severed.
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Accession Number
997037493 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Postal Service
Product Packaging
Description
(a) An open-bottomed rectangular box with two stamps at the upper right corner of the box top; at the middle of the long lower edge there is a semicircular indentation; threaded through the box is a woven cord, now severed.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box top - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 12.9 cm x Width 9.1 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
A. E. Long & Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1872
1944
circa 1872-1944
Date Remarks
Lifetime of Dr. C.H. Bird
Material
cardboard: yellow-brown
paper: pale green; red; yellow
Inscriptions
(All printed): top of box: two stamps, partially obscured by dark stain: "CANADA POSTAGE // 2 Two 2 // CENTS"; second stamp is illegible except for "7 CENTS"; printed "FROM" over hand stamp: "THE E.B. SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL CO // LIMITED // TORONTO"; beneath that is a printed "TO" and the handwritten address: "DR. C.H. BIRD // GANANOQUE // ONT."; left side panel has printed text: "DOMINION // MAILING BOX // NO. 21 // MADE IN CANADA // BY // A.E. LONG & CO., LIMITED // TORONTO"; back side panel: illegible ink stamp; front side panel: ink stamp "GLASS // WITH [illeg.]"; (b) bottom has ink stamp: "THE E.B. SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL CO // LIMITED" and an illegible smear.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-9
Condition Remarks
(a) Box top is water-stained, and acid-stained, although structurally intact; stamps are obscured by a large stain; paper covering is cracked at corners; (b) box bottom is mould-stained and shows signs of acid damage; there also appears to be moisture damage, although it remains intact; crack along left side of base.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
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Munyon's Whooping Cough Cure

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14222
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
014002092 a-b
Description
Transparent cylindrical glass bottle (a) with metal screw cap (b) and cork closure full of circular white pellets; tan paper label has name, logo and directions for use.
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Accession Number
014002092 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent cylindrical glass bottle (a) with metal screw cap (b) and cork closure full of circular white pellets; tan paper label has name, logo and directions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
James M. Munyon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
ink: green, red
cork: tan
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "WHOOPING COUGH CURE // MUNYON'S // HOMEOPATHIC // HOME REMEDIES // Directions - Dissolve twenty pellets // in ten tablespoons of water, and // give a teaspoonful every fifteen min- // utes or half hour until relieved, then // every hour."; embossed on cap: "MUNYON'S // HOMEOPATHIC // REMEDIES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 6.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Cap with minor dent; part of label has piece of transparent glue adhered to its surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
James M. Munyon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_M._Munyon; CD #6
Research Facts
Dr. James M. Munyon (1848 – 1918) was known for homeopathic patent medicines, some of which he promoted at his Hotel Hygeia on Munyon Island, named Hotel Hygeia after the Greek goddess of health and it catered to wealthy northerners who spent the winters in Palm Beach, Florida. The five-story hotel had twenty-one rooms and eight baths. The hotel burned to the ground in 1917. His first career was as a publisher, but he soon moved on to creating homeopathic medicines in the early 1890s. He employed a staff of chemists and physicians, one of them Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen. Munyon was found guilty of fraud several times due to unsubstantiated claims for his medicines. Many of his medicines are said to have consisted mostly of sugar and alcohol. His most famous one was named "Dr. Munyon's Paw-Paw Elixir" and its main ingredient was fermented papaya juice. It was served at his resort, Hotel Hygeia, on Munyon Island. At the time his cures were highly regarded with the Philadelphia Times writing that "Professor Munyon is to medicine what Professor Edison is to electricity."
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elixir vitriol label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14249
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002123
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for elixir vitriol and the manufacturer's name and address.
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Accession Number
014002123
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Sulfuric Acid
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for elixir vitriol and the manufacturer's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
James D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ELIXIR VITRIOL // JAMES D. B. FRASER & SON, // Chemists, Pictou, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 5.9 cm x Width 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor yellowing
Copy Type
Original
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elixir vitriol label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14250
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002124
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for elixir vitriol and the manufacturer's name and address.
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Accession Number
014002124
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Sulfuric Acid
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for elixir vitriol and the manufacturer's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
James D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ELIXIR VITRIOL // JAMES D. B. FRASER & SON, // Chemists, Pictou, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 5.9 cm x Width 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
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muriatic acid label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14251
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002125
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for muriatic acid with imagery of a branch with flowers, and printed with the manufacturer's name, address, name and directions for use.
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Accession Number
014002125
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Hydrochloric Acid
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for muriatic acid with imagery of a branch with flowers, and printed with the manufacturer's name, address, name and directions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "MURIATIC ACID, POISON. // ANTIDOTE. - No emetic, give water with whiting or // baking soda; give olive oil, white of egg beat with water; // later, mucilaginous drinks of flax seed or slippery elm. // Give 20 drops of laudanum if much pain. // J. D. B. FRASER & S0N // DISPENSING DRUGGISTS // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Width 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor yellowing and minor stain upper left
Copy Type
Original
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muriatic acid label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14252
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002126
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for muriatic acid with imagery of a branch with flowers, and printed with the manufacturer's name, address, name and directions for use.
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Accession Number
014002126
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Hydrochloric Acid
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for muriatic acid with imagery of a branch with flowers, and printed with the manufacturer's name, address, name and directions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "MURIATIC ACID, POISON. // ANTIDOTE. - No emetic, give water with whiting or // baking soda; give olive oil, white of egg beat with water; // later, mucilaginous drinks of flax seed or slippery elm. // Give 20 drops of laudanum if much pain. // J. D. B. FRASER & S0N // DISPENSING DRUGGISTS // PICTOU, N.S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Width 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor yellowing and minor stain upper left
Copy Type
Original
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cough pills label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14253
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002127
Description
Rectangular yellow paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
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Accession Number
014002127
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- ephemera
MM= Drug Packaging -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular yellow paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Henry Fraser
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COUGH PILLS. // HENRY FRASER, // Corner of Water and South Market Sts. // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 6 cm x Width 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Ink is slightly faded; right side of label has spots of very light brown residue
Copy Type
Original
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cough pills label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14254
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002128
Description
Rectangular green paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
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Accession Number
014002128
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- ephemera
MM= Drug Packaging -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular green paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Henry Fraser
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: green
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COUGH PILLS. // HENRY FRASER, // Corner of Water and South Market Sts. // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 6 cm x Width 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Ink is slightly faded; right side of label has spots of very light brown residue
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14271
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002145
Description
Thick curved stack of about one hundred paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
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Accession Number
014002145
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- ephemera
Description
Thick curved stack of about one hundred paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. FRASER'S // Stimulating Drops // HEALTH GIVING, // PLEASANT, // REFRESHING. // Made from the formula of // the late Dr. Thos. R. Fraser, // of Halifax, N. S. // DIRECTIONS - Half a tea - // spoonful in pint of warm wa - // ter morning and evening and // occasionally. // Prepared by // J. D. B. FRASER & SON, // PHARMACISTS, // PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has surface grime, shows wear along edges with some edges curved under, large brown stain in centre; all labels are completely stuck together and cannot be separated
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14272
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002146
Description
Stack of about twelve paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
Accession Number
014002146
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- ephemera
Description
Stack of about twelve paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. FRASER'S // Stimulating Drops // HEALTH GIVING, // PLEASANT, // REFRESHING. // Made from the formula of // the late Dr. Thos. R. Fraser, // of Halifax, N. S. // DIRECTIONS - Half a tea - // spoonful in pint of warm wa - // ter morning and evening and // occasionally. // Prepared by // J. D. B. FRASER & SON, // PHARMACISTS, // PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has surface grime, shows wear along edges with some edges curved under, large brown stain in centre; all labels are completely stuck together and cannot be separated
Copy Type
Original
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