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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
General Surgery
Accession Number
996001090 a-c
Description
Small decorative box containing a sample of "Goblin" soap; small bar inside box; large page folded in box advertising soap; extensive product information on side panels of box.
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Accession Number
996001090 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Soaps
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Handwashing
Product Packaging
Description
Small decorative box containing a sample of "Goblin" soap; small bar inside box; large page folded in box advertising soap; extensive product information on side panels of box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa in June 1993
Maker
Cudahy Soap Works
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
paper: cream; blue; green; red
Inscriptions
Goblin // Soap // Works Wonders // Free // Sample // 1/4 regular size // it is highly endorsed for // surgical // and hospital // uses ... // Cudahy Soap Works // Superior for // Toilet // and Bath'
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Condition Remarks
Edges of box on one side are worn and dented; some wear on surface of box edges and dog-eared along top edge
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Calvert's Medical Soap

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
996001104
Description
Rectangular gold metal tin with hinged lid; lid decorated with red, white and black writing and design.
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Accession Number
996001104
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Soaps
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Handwashing
Product Packaging
Description
Rectangular gold metal tin with hinged lid; lid decorated with red, white and black writing and design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa in June 1993.
Maker
F. C. Calvert & Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: yellow; black; white; red
Inscriptions
100 Prize Medals and Diplomas // Calvert's // price: one shilling // Medical Soap // Guaranteed not less than 20 per cent // Pure Carbolic Acid // F. C. Calvert & Co. Ltd. Manchester // Made in England
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row B
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.8 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm. x Depth: 6.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paint has been scratched and is missing in some places over entire tin
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Lysol disinfectant

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Dates
1939
circa 1939
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Hygiene
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001144 a-b
Description
Cylindrical glass Lysol disinfectant bottle (a) with a paper label, a wide neck and a cork stopper with attached circular brown plastic top (b) with a raised centre.
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Accession Number
996001144 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Hygiene
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Disinfectants
Poisons
Product Packaging
Description
Cylindrical glass Lysol disinfectant bottle (a) with a paper label, a wide neck and a cork stopper with attached circular brown plastic top (b) with a raised centre.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Montreal in Nov.1993.
Maker
Lehn & Fink Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
circa 1939
Date Remarks
After the renaming of the Pest Control Products Act in 1939
Material
glass: brown
paper: yellow; white
plastic: brown
cork: brown ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Around edge of lid: "Lysol (Canada) Limited"; at centre of lid: "Lysol" script logo; inside lid: "M C // MADE IN USA // Lysol"; label left side: "AN EFFECTIVE // ANTISEPTIC // DIRECTIONS // DOUCHE: One teaspoonful of // "LYSOL" disinfectant to each // quart of warm water (one- // half per cent. solution). // RINGWORM OF THE FOOT: // One teaspoonful of "LYSOL" // to each quart of warm water // (one-half per cent. solution). // "Disinfectant // TRADE MARK "LYSOL" REGISTERED IN CANADA // REGISTRATION No. 706 P.C.P. ACT // A TAR-ACID DISINFECTANT // Guarantee: Phenol Coefficient 5 // Inert Ingredient: Water not more than 10 per cent. // "LYSOL" disinfectant is a concen- // trated product and must be diluted // with water according to detailed // directions enclosed with this bottle. // Manufactured and distributed by LEHN & FINK, // (CANADA) LIMITED, TORONTO, CANADA // AN IDEAL // DISINFECTANT // DIRECTIONS // DISINFECTION OF SICK ROOMS // Two tablespoonfuls of // "LYSOL" to each quart of water. // EVERYDAY CUTS, SCRATCHES // AND LACERATIONS: Two tea- // spoonfuls of "LYSOL" disin- // fectant to one pint of warm // water (2 per cent. solution). // CALL A DOCTOR IN CASE OF ACCIDENT // "LYSOL" disinfectant should be used only in the proper // dilutions. Poisonous if taken internally. If swallowed // accidentally, call a physician. Use any of the follow- // ing antidotes: Milk, raw egg white, lard, melted but- // ter, diluted alcohol (four ounces), epsom salts (one // ounce) followed immediately by an emetic (two to // CAUTION // POISON // four tablespoonfuls of [illegible due to torn label] stard stirred to a thick // cream in a [illegible due to torn label] ful of w[illegible due to torn label] water. Repeat three or // four times. [illegible due to torn label]tly administer albluminous drinks of // milk or whit[illegible due to torn label] eggs. [illegible due to torn label]illed on the skin, wash at // once with [illegible due to torn label]r; apply [illegible due to torn label]bing alcohol or olive oil // repeatedly [illegible due to torn label]fter wash[illegible due to torn label] dust with baking soda. // 1 FLUID // OUNCES // "LYSOL" is the registered trade mark of LEHN & FINK, (CANADA) LIMITED, and any use of it in connection // with products not manufactured by LEHN & FINK, (CANADA) LIMITED, constitutes infringement thereof. // MADE IN // CANADA"; embossed into base of bottle: around edge "LEHN & FINK (CANADA) LIMITED // MADE IN CANADA" around "1" and a diamond with a capital "D" in the centre
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 10.3 cm. x Diam. 5.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
#1: Cork and interior of neck have white substance accumulated over surface; paper label slightly discoloured and stained in areas; #2: label discoloured, stained and nicked; #3: March 2014: cork has broken off inside the bottle; white encrustations around interior of bottle neck and a strong smell coming from the bottle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Abergel, Elisabeth Anne and Roderick John MacRae. Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System: Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society. Vancouver: UBC, 2012. (Page 136)
Exhibit History
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #2
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Hygiene
Dental
Classification
Antiseptic
Dental
Hygiene
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001211
Description
Small circular clear glass bottle; black plastic screw-cap lid; embossed words in glass of bottle.
Accession Number
996001211
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Hygiene
Dental
Classification
Antiseptic
Dental
Hygiene
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Mouthwashes
Oral Hygiene -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-bacterial, oral
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small circular clear glass bottle; black plastic screw-cap lid; embossed words in glass of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Lambert Pharmacal Company Canada Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Listerine // Lambert // Pharmacal Company // (Canada) Limited
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.4 cm. x Diam. : 4.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Nothing apparent
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Hygiene
Dental
Classification
Antiseptic
Dental
Hygiene
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001212
Description
Small circular clear glass bottle; neck threaded for screw-on cap, but there is no cap; embossed writing on bottle just below neck.
Accession Number
996001212
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Hygiene
Dental
Classification
Antiseptic
Dental
Hygiene
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Mouthwashes
Oral Hygiene -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-bacterial, oral
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small circular clear glass bottle; neck threaded for screw-on cap, but there is no cap; embossed writing on bottle just below neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Lambert Pharmacal Company Canada Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Listerine // Lambert
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.9 cm x Diam.: 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Some accumulation of surface dirt and grime on interior and exterior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Majestic Pure Medicated Toilet Paper

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Home Health Care
Classification
Hygiene
Home Health Care
Accession Number
996001282
Description
Sheets of medicated toilet paper with a cardboard container at the front, back and bottom, then wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the paper lists product information; there is a wire holding the sheets of toilet paper together.
Accession Number
996001282
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Home Health Care
Classification
Hygiene
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Sanitation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Household Articles -- miscellaneous
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Sheets of medicated toilet paper with a cardboard container at the front, back and bottom, then wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the paper lists product information; there is a wire holding the sheets of toilet paper together.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
Majestic
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: grey
cardboard:
paper: white
Inscriptions
Paper wrapper reads, "MAJESTIC // PURE // MEDICATED TOILET" (front); "THE consumption of Paper is the measure of a nation's // culture" (side); "TOILET Paper is of great Medical and Sanitary Value, and // pronounced by the Medical profession: -- "The greatest // boon the art of paper making has developed"" (other side)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.4 cm. x Width: 15.5 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The toilet paper is unopened and unused; the paper wrapper shows some minor staining (foxing) and the metal wire within has broken through the paper at the front; there is some minor wear of the paper at the corners
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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