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Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
998001006
Description
Tapered clear glass dose medicine measurer with one-ounce measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
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Accession Number
998001006
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Administration, Cutaneous -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Tapered clear glass dose medicine measurer with one-ounce measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed inside the glass : "1OZ // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4 ";"30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5 // TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT // TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; engraved into bottom of glass: "D".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Beth Orr; "Surgical Instruments Operation Tables Sterilizers Hospital Equipment," Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, p. 628 (similar to item #53766)
Research Facts
Glass measure was used for dispensing medicines and also to hold liquid cocaine, which was used to swab the inside of patient's noses for freezing purposes (for packing, cautery, etc.)
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Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
998001007
Description
Tapered one-ounce clear glass medicine dose measurer with measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
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Accession Number
998001007
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Administration, Cutaneous -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Tapered one-ounce clear glass medicine dose measurer with measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital, Kingston Ontario.
Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed inside the glass: "1OZ // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4"; "30 CC // 25 // 20 //15 // 10 // 5 // TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT // TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; engraved into bottom of glass: "D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Beth Orr; "Surgical Instruments Operation Tables Sterilizers Hospital Equipment," by Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, p. 628 (similar to item #53766)
Research Facts
Glass measure was used for diispensing medication and also to hold liquid cocaine, which was used to swab the inside of patient's noses for freezing purposes (for packing, cautery, etc.)
Images
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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001445 a-c
Description
A cylindrical brown glass vial (b) sealed with a metal cap moulded over vial lip and neck, in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); vial has a paper label around circumference and is full of fluid; box has a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back and a square white sticker on the bot…
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Accession Number
000001445 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Adrenal Cortex Diseases
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A cylindrical brown glass vial (b) sealed with a metal cap moulded over vial lip and neck, in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); vial has a paper label around circumference and is full of fluid; box has a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back and a square white sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - vial
c - leaflet
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
metal: silver
paper: cream; red; black; orange; white
ink: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "10 CC. S-V No. 20 // STERI-VIAL // ESCHATIN // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // SUPRARENAL // CORTEX EXTRACT // Each 1 cc. contains // 50 dog units. // Contains // 0.5% Phenol // STOCK No. 35-20-1 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "A standardized Extract of the edrenal // cortex hormone. // "Steri-Vial" designates certain sterile multiple dose // packages supplied by Parke, Davis & Company. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE, // PREFERABLY IN A REFRIGERATOR"; back: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // LABORATORIES // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // BRANCHES // MONTREAL TORONTO WINNIPEG"; left side: "The word Eschatin (derived from the // Greek meaning // "cortex") designates the cortical hor- // mone as manufactured by Parke, Davis & Co."; top: "10 CC. // STERI-VIAL // ESCHATIN"; bottom: "J W"; (b) front: "10 CC. S-C No. 20 // STERI-VIAL // ESCHATIN // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // SUPRARENAL // CORTEX EXTRACT // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // L C 308 A"; back: "A standardized extract of the // adrenal cortex hormone. // each cc. contains 50 dog units. // Contains 0.5% Phenol // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE, PREFER- // ABLY IN A REFRIGERATOR."; bottom: "T.C.W. CO. // 7 // U.S.A."; (c) To the Medical Profession // ESCHATIN // THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION // [text follows] // DOSAGE // [text follows] // GENERAL DISCUSSION // [text follows] // PHARMACOLOGY // [text follows] // PACKAGES //[text follows] // BIBLIOGRAPHY // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY, LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // W. L. Rev. 3–48"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row F
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.1 cm x Width 10.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dented, scuffed, and dirty; top flap has been torn and repaired with tape; no apparent problems with vial; leaflet yellowed with some dirt at top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
artefact
Reference Comments
leaflet with artefact
Research Facts
Extract of the adrenal cortex; treats Addison's disease, shock, infectious disease, febrile disease, toxemia of pregnancy, and asthenia.
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