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British Troop Oil

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.8.1
Description
Machine-blown glass bottle with a round body, that has flattened sides, rounded shoulders, and a narrow neck ending in a pronounced lip.
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Accession Number
1981.8.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Machine-blown glass bottle with a round body, that has flattened sides, rounded shoulders, and a narrow neck ending in a pronounced lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Eustella Langdon, who purchased it in a Toronto antique market.
Maker
British Troop Oil
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed down side of bottle: "BRITISH TROOP OIL"; on bottom: "532 // 53"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Stained inside.
Copy Type
Original
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Elliman's Embrocation

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1981.8.2
Description
A glass bottle with flattened sides, rounded shoulders, a short neck with two collars and ending in a lip.
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Accession Number
1981.8.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A glass bottle with flattened sides, rounded shoulders, a short neck with two collars and ending in a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Eustella Langdon, who purchased it in a Toronto antique market.
Maker
Elliman
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: translucent green
Inscriptions
Embossed along the length of the bottle: "ELLIMAN'S // EMBROCATION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some residue inside bottle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1981.8.3
Description
A flattish glass bottle with shoulders that slope, a long, narrow neck, and an enlarged lip filled with a cork.
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Accession Number
1981.8.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flattish glass bottle with shoulders that slope, a long, narrow neck, and an enlarged lip filled with a cork.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Eustella Langdon, who purchased it in a Toronto antique market.
Maker
T.A. Slocum Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: translucent blue
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on front of bottle: "DR. T.A. SLOCUM // LIMITED // 179 KING ST. WEST, TORONTO CANADA"L; to the left of this is an embossed circular trade mark; around the circumference is: "HOPE IS THE ANCHOR OF THE SOUL"; the inner circle has an image of an anchor with the words "TRADE" "MARK" on either side of it; embossed on both edges of the bottle: "THE GREATEST OF TONICS"; "PSYCHINE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 20.4 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
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patent medicine bottle

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.8.4
Description
A flattish glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip.
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Accession Number
1981.8.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flattish glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Eustella Langdon, who purchased it in a Toronto antique market.
Maker
Henry K. Wampole & Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed along the length of the bottle: "HENRY K. WAMPOLE & CO. MFG. PHARMACISTS, PHILA & TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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pocket medicine case

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present: (a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate: (b) Santonin 1-2 grains; (c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac; (d) Rhinit…
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Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present:
(a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate:
(b) Santonin 1-2 grains;
(c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac;
(d) Rhinitis;
(e) Cathartic (inactive);
(f) Brown mixt. and Ammon. Mur.;
(g) Pepsin and Ext. Nux Vom. No. 2;
(h) Ergot Powd. ext;
(i) Strychnine Sulphate 1-40 grains;
(j) Tinct. Aconite 1 minim;
(k) Empirin;
(l) Tonsilitis;
(m) Dover Powder U.S.P.;
(n) Anodyne for Infants;
(o) Calomel with Wintergreen (pink);
(p) Digitalin;
(q) Tinct. Opium Camph. (paragoric);
(r) Calomel;
(s) Capsicum and Nux Vomica;
(t) Heart Tonic and Stimulant;
(u) Neurologic (Dr. Dunlap);
(v) Fever (Dr. Kenyon).
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
case - Length 30.0 cm x Width 40.5 cm
a-v - vials
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Corinne Watts, daughter of Dr. William Herbert Lowry, an ophthalmologist, who used the pill case while with the #4 Canadian Hospital Unit, WW I, Salonika, Greece.
Maker
John Wyeth & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
leather: black
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; black; red
organic material
Inscriptions
Labels have contents as listed above.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Temporary Location
For (q) only: On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
.#3: Leather covering worn along edges, but no tears or holes; leather flexible; both parts of snap have green residue; bottles emit strong smell; two vials missing; glass vials all appear whole with no cracks; labels yellowed; corks all appear whole.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used during World War I.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Royal Canadian Navy Seasickness Remedy

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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1982.13.5
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck, metal screw-on top; paper label; contains pink capsules.
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Accession Number
1982.13.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Naval Medicine
Motion Sickness
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck, metal screw-on top; paper label; contains pink capsules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
R.C.N. Medical Research Unit, U of T
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has, "W.W.II"
Material
glass: amber
metal: black
paper: beige
ink: black
organic matter: pink
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY // SEASICKNESS REMEDY" followed by instructions for use.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Contains hyocine with nicotinic acid of the B Vitamin Complex.
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Schering Dormison

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1982.13.6
Description
A flat, rectangular glass bottle with a plastic screw-on lid contains green capsules of 500-mg doses of 3-methyl-pentyne-01-3; rounded shoulders, short neck; paper label.
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Accession Number
1982.13.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs; Clinical Trials
Epilepsy
Seizures
MM= Drugs -- depressants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat, rectangular glass bottle with a plastic screw-on lid contains green capsules of 500-mg doses of 3-methyl-pentyne-01-3; rounded shoulders, short neck; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Schering Corp. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: white; black
ink: black; red; green
organic matter: green
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Schering [in cursive] // . . . // DORMISON // . . . // METHYLPARAFYNOL" followed by text.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
A non-barbiturate medication used to induce sleep without suppressing epiliptic seizures; for research.
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Serpina tablets

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Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1982.25.1
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and wide neck ending in a wide, flat lip; bottle is mold-blown and has many air bubbles; stopped with a cork; two paper labels; contains Serpina tablets.
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Accession Number
1982.25.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Insomnia -- drug therapy
Hypertension -- drug therapy
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and wide neck ending in a wide, flat lip; bottle is mold-blown and has many air bubbles; stopped with a cork; two paper labels; contains Serpina tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K. J. R. Wightman, from the effects of Dr. K. J. R. Wightman, possibly originally from the effects of Dr. Duncan Graham.
Maker
The Himalaya Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; pink
ink: red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on upper small paper label: "500 TABLETS"; on large label: "SERPINA // TABLETS // FOR // INSANITY, INSOMNIA // HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE // EPILEPSY & HYSTERIA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
The British Medical Dictionary
Research Facts
"Reserpine one of the crystalline alkaloids of Rauwolfia serpentina it is indicated in neuropsychiatric disorders and hypertension. Cases of depression in rauwolfia therapy in hypertension have been reported, and it is advisable to suspend the drug where these symptoms appear."; "Rauwolfia the dried root of Rauwolfia serpentina it is a sedative and hypnotic widely used in India for insomnia and certain types of insanity."
Exhibit History
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
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Triphala Churna

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Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1982.25.2
Description
A plastic barrel-shaped container with a red snap-on lid containing Triphala Churna powder; information is printed on the plastic; closure stuck, do not attempt to open.
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Accession Number
1982.25.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A plastic barrel-shaped container with a red snap-on lid containing Triphala Churna powder; information is printed on the plastic; closure stuck, do not attempt to open.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K.J.R. Wightman, from the effects of Dr. K.J.R. Wightman, possibly originally from the effects of Dr. Duncan Graham.
Maker
Pharmaceutica Works, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Material
plastic: white; red
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed in red on container: "TRIPHALA CHURNA // . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid is split
Copy Type
Original
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Wellcome quinizarin compound

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1982.5.4
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle with sharply rounded shoulders, a wide neck, a pronounced lip, and a cork; paper label.
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Accession Number
1982.5.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Sympathetic Nervous System
Sweating
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle with sharply rounded shoulders, a wide neck, a pronounced lip, and a cork; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: brown
cork: brown
paper: tan
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "WELLCOME // Quinizarin Compound // 100 gm"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Quinizarin is a compound of soluble starch; it is a diagnostic agent for demonstrating sweat secretion (turns purple in the presence of sweat) used to outline areas of sweating in damage to the sympathetic nerve; note: this compound is no longer available.
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