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A New Treatment for the Rapid and Permanent Cure of Catarrh [promotional booklet]

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Dates
1883
circa 1883
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001423
Description
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…
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Accession Number
996001423
Author
Anonymous
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy -- instruction
Description
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.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Maker
A. H. Dixon & Son
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1883
circa 1883
Date Remarks
Earliest letter, 1881, latest 1883, so must have been published around 1883-1884
Material
paper: black; cream
Inscriptions
"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)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.2 cm. x Width: 7.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper a little sun-aged; lower right corners for first two pages are bent
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
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
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020397
Description
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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Accession Number
010020397
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 glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front, bottom; 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
A. Wilfrid Coombes
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "A. WILFRID COOMBES"; embossed on bottom: "R G // KING // OVAL // CO T"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
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
Images
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