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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001266
Description
Cylindrical cardboard container with lid; container is sealed closed with a printed paper label and a trade mark seal; the paper label contains product information; container contains 60 Probilin pills.
Accession Number
996001266
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine 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
Description
Cylindrical cardboard container with lid; container is sealed closed with a printed paper label and a trade mark seal; the paper label contains product information; container contains 60 Probilin pills.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Schering & Glatz, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Bloomfield
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: off-white; pink
paper: beige; red
Inscriptions
Label reads, "60 Pills // PROBILIN // TRADE MARK // (Pilulae probilinae) // Dr. W. BAUERMEISTER // Dose: 3 to 4 Pills, with a half to a pint // of warm water, morning on rising and // evening before retiring. // Manufactured and distributed by // Schering & Glatz, Inc., Bloomfield, N.J. and New York // N.Y.C.R. No. 543."; bottom reads, "carton [?] made in Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.6 cm. x Diam. : 3.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
The container is sealed and unopened; there is some staining in the cardboard; paper labels and seals are untorn and completely legible
Copy Type
Original
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dry ice apparatus

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
John Corson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008028004 a-s
Description
Black wooden box (a) covered in a black plastic cover; a silver clasp on the front and a blue felt interior; on the proper top of the box there is a worn label in red and yellow stamped on it; the inside of the lid has a label with the manufacturing information on it; the inside of the box is divid…
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Accession Number
008028004 a-s
Collection
John Corson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Dry Ice
Description
Black wooden box (a) covered in a black plastic cover; a silver clasp on the front and a blue felt interior; on the proper top of the box there is a worn label in red and yellow stamped on it; the inside of the lid has a label with the manufacturing information on it; the inside of the box is divided into six compartments of various sizes; in the largest compartment rests an object with a glass cylindrical container (b) that has a silver metal screw top that is ridged (c) and a black plastic screw lid that is ridged on the bottom (d); in another compartment of the box is a small cylindrical plastic tube (e) that tapers at the one end to a metal spigot; the sides of the tube are pierced with two rows of tiny holes; the tube has a black cylindrical plastic stopper that fits the length of the tube and has a flared top (f); tucked along side one of the compartnments is a metal tab (g) that is arched at one end and has a concave arch which protrudes slightly from the other end of the tab; the box also contains a cylindrical clear plastic tube (h) that has two rows of tiny holes along its sides; the tube has no bottom, and has a cylindrical black plastic stopper (i) that runs the length of the clear plastic tube; the black plastic stopper has a flared end; the box also contains a narrow cylindrical clear plastic tube (j) that has two rows of tiny holes along its sides; the tube has no bottom, and has a cylindrical black plastic stopper (k) that runs the length of the clear plastic tube; the black plastic stopper has a flared end; in another compartment of the box is a grey metal cartridge (l) that is painted grey and is cylindrical with one end rounded and the other end tapers; within the box is a warning label (m) with red type, an instructional pamphlet on how to use the apparatus with black type; also with the box is a small paper envelope for storing cleaning wires and has one side torn open (o); inside the small envelop are four cleaning wires (p-s) which are not labeled due to miniataure size.
Number Of Parts
19
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 19.5 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
b - glass container - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
d - lid - Size: Length 3.2 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
e - tube - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
f - stopper - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
g - tab - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
h - tube - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Diam.2.3 cm
i - stopper - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
j - tube - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
k - stopper - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
l - cartridge - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
m - warning label - Size: Length 15.1 cm x Width 6.0cm
n - pamphlet - Size: Length 16.8 cm x Width 10.4 cm
o - envelope- Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm
p - wire - Size: Length 9.4 cm
q - wire - Size: Length 9.4 cm
r - wire - Size: Length 9.4 cm
s - wire - Size: Length 9.4 cm
Provenance
Owned by donor's father
Maker
KIDDE Mfg Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Bloomfield
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Based on literature with artefact
Material
plastic: black, clear
fabric: blue
metal: silver, brown
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Stamped on the top of the box: "THE J.F. HARTZ Co. Ltd. [ill.]" // SICK ROOM SUPPLIES // MONTREAL TORONTO HALIFAX"; inside the box on a paper label: "KIDDE // DRY ICE APPARATUS // MFD. BY // KIDDE MANUFACTURING CO., INC. // BLOOMFIELD, N.J. U.S.A."; embossed on (b) at the bottom of glass: "KIDDE // DRY ICE // APPARATUS"; embossed on (d) bottom: "PATENT PENDING // MADE IN U.S.A."; printed in red ink on paper (m): "CAUTION // MF 136-8M-12-46"; printed on pamphlet (n): "Operating Instructions for // KIDDE Dry Ice Apparatus; on small envelope (q): "CLEANING WIRES // FOR // KIDDE DRY ICE APPARATUS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-6
(m,n,q-u) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Condition Remarks
(a) is marked and scratched all over, label on top of the case is worn, and the clasp is rusty around the tacks that fasten it to the box; velvet interior shows signs of wear; (b) has one large crack in it from the top rim beneath the silver lid, as well as three small ones in the same location; (c) scratched all over; (e) scratched all over; (g)scratched all over; (h) & (i) scratched all over; (j) scratched all over with crack up the side; (k) scratched all over; (l) scratched and shows signs of wear; (m) browned around the edges; (n) discoloured along the top and bottom edges; (o) bottom proper right corner is torn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
John Corson; CD #5
Research Facts
Donor's father, Dr. Corson was a graduate of University of Toronto School of Medicine, Class of 1941; operated his general practice in his Scarborough home from 1947-1983
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carbon dioxide gas cartridges

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13740
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
John Corson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008028005 a-p
Description
Blue and cream one piece paper board box (a) filled with 15 metal painted grey carbon dioxide gas cartridges for dry ice apparatus (b-p).
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Accession Number
008028005 a-p
Collection
John Corson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Dry Ice
Description
Blue and cream one piece paper board box (a) filled with 15 metal painted grey carbon dioxide gas cartridges for dry ice apparatus (b-p).
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 8.7 cm
b - p - cartridge - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Provenance
Owned by donor's father
Maker
KIDDE Mfg Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Bloomfield
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
paper: cream
ink: blue
paint: grey
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on the front and back of the box in blue ink: "KIDDE /// Refill Cartridges for // MEDICAL APPARATUS // Kidde Manufacturing Co., Inc. Bloomfield, N.J., U.S.A. // Contents 24 Chargers Each contains 0.3 oz. CO2"; on each end of the box printed in blue ink: "KIDDE // REFILL // CARTRIDGES // Containing Filtered // Purified Carbon Dioxide Gas // KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-6
Condition Remarks
(a) cardboard box is worn along the creases and edges of the top flap; (b-p) minor scratched all over
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
John Corson; 008028004; CD #5
Research Facts
Dr. Corson was a graduate of University of Toronto School of Medicine, Class of 1941; operated his general practise in his Scarborough home from 1947-1983
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advertising brochure

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Dates
1960
1975
circa 1960-1975
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020151
Description
Advertising brochure for a stress-breaker; rectangular white page folded into four sections, printed on both sides with black and blue ink; cover has blue background with product name printed with black ink on white circle; description, dimensions and illustrations of the mini-rest, MS attachment, …
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Accession Number
010020151
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis -- advertisements
Dental Restoration -- advertisements
Dental Equipment -- advertisements
Description
Advertising brochure for a stress-breaker; rectangular white page folded into four sections, printed on both sides with black and blue ink; cover has blue background with product name printed with black ink on white circle; description, dimensions and illustrations of the mini-rest, MS attachment, and mortice rest inside; illustration and dimensions of assembled stress-breaker on back of page, with description of the product and a black and white illustration of the stress-breaker with a restored tooth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The J. M. Ney Company
Site Made (City)
Bloomfield
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1975
circa 1960-1975
Date Remarks
Based on similar item
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "STRESS- // BREAKER & // ATTACHMENTS // for // restorative // additions // look for the "tag of quality" from NEY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 22
Dimension Notes
Length 15.3 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Page is worn at folds
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
010020150
CD #10
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; this item was donated by Dr. Oskar Sykora from Halifax, Nova Scotia
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