A paper of 16 pages (including cover and back) for A.H. Dixon & Son's New Treatment for Catarrh; black print on off-white paper, numbered at the top centre; front is black and white lithography; bound by thread in the middle of the "spine"; inside contains information on what catarrh is, the number…
A paper of 16 pages (including cover and back) for A.H. Dixon & Son's New Treatment for Catarrh; black print on off-white paper, numbered at the top centre; front is black and white lithography; bound by thread in the middle of the "spine"; inside contains information on what catarrh is, the number of treatments needed, and many testimonials dating from 1881-1883; also gives instructions on what information must be included when writing to them since they prepare each case individually.
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Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Earliest letter, 1881, latest 1883, so must have been published around 1883-1884
paper: black; cream
"A New Treatment // FOR THE // RAPID AND // PERMANENT // CURE OF // CATARRH // To be had only // of // A.H. DIXON & SON // No. 305 KING ST. // WEST // TORONTO CANADA"; inside: oodles of "medical" explanations and testimonials (see above)
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Length: 14.2 cm. x Width: 7.7 cm.
Paper a little sun-aged; lower right corners for first two pages are bent
Booklet states on p. 6: "our experience for the past four years ...", and since it was published c. 1883-84, the product must have started c. 1879-80; no additional information found
Clear rectangular glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front, bottom; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty.
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Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
A. Wilfrid Coombes
Based on design
Embossed on front: "A. WILFRID COOMBES"; embossed on bottom: "R G // KING // OVAL // CO T"
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row E
Length 9.5 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Glass is in good condition
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