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Piso's Cough and Cold Remedy

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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
014002015 a-c
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Piso’s Remedy (a) tapered at neck with red cork stuck in neck and without label; full of cloudy amber liquid; tan paper packaging (b) printed decorative graphics includes company logo surrounded by a swirled trim, price and ingredients listed (b); one piece f…
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Accession Number
014002015 a-c
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Piso’s Remedy (a) tapered at neck with red cork stuck in neck and without label; full of cloudy amber liquid; tan paper packaging (b) printed decorative graphics includes company logo surrounded by a swirled trim, price and ingredients listed (b); one piece folded interior packaging (c) contains an instructional leaflet with directions for use in English, French, German, Hebrew, Polish, Swedish, Italian, and Spanish.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 13.8 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - packaging - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
c - leaflet - Size: Length 39.0 cm x Width 19.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
The Piso Company
Site Made (City)
St. Catherine's
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: red
Inscriptions
Printed on outer packaging: "Change in Label Adopted 1910 // Entered according to the Act of // Parliament of Canada // in the year 1872 by Hazeltine & Co. // in the Office of the // Minister of // Agriculture // Trade Mark // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. // PISO’S REMEDY // A // MEDICINE // FOR // COUGH AND COLDS // PRICE 25 cts. // EXTRACT CANNABIS INDICA 1/2 // GRAIN PER OUNCE. CHLOROFORM // 5 MINIMS PER OUNCE. // Prepared by THE PISO COMPANY // CANADIAN LABORATORY ST.CATHERINES, ONT. // Warranty for this product may be found in the accompanying Circular // No. 102 [illeg.] Proprietary or Patent”; embossed on bottle: "THE // PISO COMPANY // HAZELTINE & CO. // TRADE-PISO'S-MARK" handwritten in pen on lower left-hand side of packaging: "$1.00"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row A
Condition Remarks
Paper packaging label is very fragile, frayed edges and missing areas and faded printing; red stain on cork is unstable; leaflet has areas discolored lightly pink
Copy Type
Original
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Munyon's Whooping Cough Cure

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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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Dr. Stafford's vegetable composition

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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.263.1
Description
Corked bottle with blue tint in glass and blue label; squared corners, narrow neck, pontil mark; filled with brown, powdery substance.
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Accession Number
1969.263.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- bottle
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Corked bottle with blue tint in glass and blue label; squared corners, narrow neck, pontil mark; filled with brown, powdery substance.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
C. S. Harris
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Material
glass: bluish
paper: blue
Inscriptions
On label: "DR. STAFFORD'S // VEGETABLE // COMPOSITION // DIRECTIONS. // For an adult - half a teaspoonful of the powder, and one teaspoonful of sugar, put into a teacup; fill the cup two-thirds full of boiling water, stir it well and let it settle, take as warm as possible, do not drink the settlings or sediment; take it four times a day, before each meal and jjust before going to bed at night. In a severe case it may be taken every two hours. // PREPARED BY // C. S. HARRIS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label torn at top and bottom; stained at back; #2: label stained; pl. corner is peeling away slightly; text is faded at edges; pr. corner has small fold; bottle is dusty inside from contents; neck of bottle, interior, glass has cracks; wax in stopper is slightly chipped, bubbled, and cracked and there are some losses.
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Stafford's vegetable composition

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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.266.1
Description
A clear, greenish glass bottle wrapped in a dirty white paper label.
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Accession Number
1969.266.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- bottle
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A clear, greenish glass bottle wrapped in a dirty white paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
C. S. Harris
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Material
glass: greenish
paper: dirty white; black
Inscriptions
On label: "DR. STAFFORD'S // VEGETABLE // COMPOSITION // DIRECTIONS. // This is a prompt and most efficacious remedy for COLDS, COUGHS, HOARSENESS, summer complaints, Asthma, Bronchitis, Incipient Consumption, &c. // No family in our changeable climate should be without this efficient remedy. // Directions on the inside. Price fifty cents. Prepared by C. S. HARRIS And sold by respectable Druggists and country Merchants throughout the United States and Canada."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Slightly dirty; wrapper torn at top; completely full
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.141
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with sharp shoulders, wide neck ending in a thick lip.
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Accession Number
1980.18.141
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Expectorants
Bronchitis -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with sharp shoulders, wide neck ending in a thick lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed vertically on body of bottle: "BALSAM // HONEY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 9.4 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
Used to facilitate expectoration in chronic bronchitis.
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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 20 for whooping cough

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.160
Description
A corked vial of homeopathic remedy wrapped in a paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.160
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A corked vial of homeopathic remedy wrapped in a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
paper: beige; dark blue; pink
glass: clear
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
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Major's Reliable Lung Medicine

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Dates
1870
1910
1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.172
Description
Corked bottle with squared sides and rounded shoulders ending in a narrow neck with a collar and a lip; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.172
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Corked bottle with squared sides and rounded shoulders ending in a narrow neck with a collar and a lip; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Major Remedy Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1910
1870-1910
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "MAJOR'S // Reliable Lung // Medicine // Contains 4 Fluid Oz. // Directions . . ."; "Contains 33% Alcohol"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is stained and partly illegible.
Copy Type
Original
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Saunders' Bronchigerm

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.276
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, a collar near the opening, and a small lip; closed with a cork; paper label; almost full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.276
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, a collar near the opening, and a small lip; closed with a cork; paper label; almost full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
W. E. Saunders & Co. Ltd.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
liquid: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row C
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Bronchol Soluble Capsules

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.80
Description
A rectangular metal tin with some contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.80
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A rectangular metal tin with some contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
H.K. Mulford Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; dark green
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "Bronchol // SOLUBLE CAPSULES // ORIGINATED BY // H.K. MULFORD CO. // CHEMISTS // PHILAD'A - NEW YORK - CHICAGO"; "An effective combination for the treatment of chronic bronchitis, "winter cough" and bronchial catarrh."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row C
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Length
4.6 cm
Width
7.4 cm
Depth
1.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Some dirty stains and rust; #2: signs of heavy wear on the tin, including scratches in the paint, a dent in the edge of the lid at the front, four spots of inactive corrosion on the bottom front side; a patch of chipped paint in the rear proper left corner 1.0 cm x 0.2 cm; the lid opens easily; the inner surface of the lid is stained black; the pills are black, oval, and approx. five are in pieces; the tin was dirty
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
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Bronchol Soluble Capsules

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.81
Description
A rectangular metal tin with some contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.81
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A rectangular metal tin with some contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
H.K. Mulford Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; dark green
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "Bronchol // SOLUBLE CAPSULES // ORIGINATED BY // H.K. MULFORD CO. // CHEMISTS // PHILAD'A - NEW YORK - CHICAGO"; "An effective combination for the treatment of chronic bronchitis, "winter cough" and bronchial catarrh."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Tin has dirty stains and some rust.
Copy Type
Original
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