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Dates
1898
circa 1898
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001027
Description
A cardboard box containing plant material (boneset?); wrapped and sealed in plastic.
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Accession Number
000001027
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard box containing plant material (boneset?); wrapped and sealed in plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: yellow-brown; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Top: "No. 56 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO.'S // BONESET // (EUPATORIUM, N.F.) // Eupatorium, Thoroughwort // Lin. Herbe d'Eupatoire // Durchwachsdost perfoliée // SELECTED DRUG, CAREFULLY CLEANED // AND FREE FROM ADULTERATION. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, Mich. U.S.A. Walkerville, // Ont., // Canada"; front: "MEDICINAL USES // Boneset is a diaphoretic and // bitter tonic, used chiefly in the // treatment of periodic fevers and colds."; right side: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // DOSE - 1 to 3 teaspoonfuls of // the herb steeped in a cup of // boiling water."; back: "P D & Co. [surrounded by] . MEDICAMENTA . VERA [this is a monogramme]"; left side: "MODE D'EMPLOIE // DOSE: Infusez 1 à 3 cuillerées à café de cette herbe dans une tasse d'eau bouillante."; bottom: "DIREZIONI // Dose: Da 1 a 3 cucchiaini di // quest'erba messe in infusione // dentro una tazza di acqua bollente. // JAK UZYWAC // Doza: 1 do 3 malyck lyzek // ziola zamoczyc w filizance gotu- // jacy wody. // GEBRAUCHSANWEISUNG // Dosis: Man nehm 1 bis 3 // Teelöffel voll des drautes in eine // Tass kochenden Wassers."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard is yellowed, especially on top; some dried plant material has escaped box and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1970.4.2
Description
An orange cardboard box with black lettering contains a paper bag of herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
An orange cardboard box with black lettering contains a paper bag of herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
J. L. Hopkins & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: orange
ink: black
Inscriptions
on front: "ONE OUNCE // BONESET (Eupatorium perfoliatum) // N. F. // SYNONYMS: // English — Thoroughwort, Teasel, Indian Sage, Sweating Plant // French — Herbe à fièvre, Herbe parfaite // German — Durchwachsener Wasserhanf"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Wei de Meyer's Catarrh Cure

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7847
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.231
Description
A rectangular metal tin full of contents; wrapped in plastic.
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Accession Number
1980.18.231
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Influenza -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
MM= Drug Packaging -- box and packet
Description
A rectangular metal tin full of contents; wrapped in plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Centaur Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved on tin: "Wei De MEYERS // CATARRH // For CATARRH POLYPUS INFLUENZA"; between the first two words is a circle with "WEI DE MEYERS" around the upper half and "CATARRH CURE" around the lower half; "PRICE $1.00"; a trade mark is engraved on the face of the tin.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 8.2 cm x Width 5.2 x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavy rusting at the sides of the tin; plastic wrapping is also torn.
Copy Type
Original
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Wei de Meyer's Catarrh Cure

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7848
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.232
Description
A rectangular metal tin full of contents; wrapped in plastic.
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Accession Number
1980.18.232
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Influenza -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
MM= Drug Packaging -- box and packet
Description
A rectangular metal tin full of contents; wrapped in plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Centaur Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved on tin: "Wei De MEYERS // CATARRH // For CATARRH POLYPUS INFLUENZA"; between the first two words is a circle with "WEI DE MEYERS" around the upper half and "CATARRH CURE" around the lower half; "PRICE $1.00"; a trade mark is engraved on the face of the tin and printed on the label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 8.2 cm x Width 5.2 x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavy rusting at the sides of the tin; plastic wrapping is half missing.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail