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Phillips Milk of Magnesia blotter

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Dates
1915
1920
circa 1915-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001455
Description
Cardboard blotter for Philips' Milk of Magnesia; front: has a chromolithograph facsimile (colour) of the bottle or tin the product is available in; the background consists of a broad stripe of yellow, a darker yellow-orange below that which is cut through by a red stripe; paper is offwhite.
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Accession Number
996001455
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Cathartics -- advertisements
Antacids -- advertisements
Constipation -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Heartburn -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Cardboard blotter for Philips' Milk of Magnesia; front: has a chromolithograph facsimile (colour) of the bottle or tin the product is available in; the background consists of a broad stripe of yellow, a darker yellow-orange below that which is cut through by a red stripe; paper is offwhite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, Oct. 16 1994, Washington, D.C.
Maker
The Chas. H. Philips Chemical Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Glenbrook
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
1920
circa 1915-1920
Date Remarks
Definitely around in 1911, and price is still the same; around since 1886 (at least)
Material
paper: blue; red; yellow; black; yellow-orange; off-white
Inscriptions
"Tablets FOR THE POCKET // Now in 2 Dependable Forms // Liquid FOR THE HOME // PHILLIPS' MILK OF MAGNESIA // THE IDEAL LAXATIVE - ANTACID // EACH TABLET CONTAINS ONE TEASPOON OF // GENUINE PHILLIPS' MILK OF MAGNESIA // IN CONCENTRATED FORM // 30 TABLETS PRICE 25 c", etc.; bottle label readable as well
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.9 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
A little discolouration from aging around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Hudson's Bay Company 1910-1911 catalogue
Research Facts
Sold for 50 c in 1911 from the Hudson Bay Co.; dated after 1919 because of registered patent (Proprietary Medicine Act)
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Barnhill's adenoid curette

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1976.9.19
Description
Curette has a thick, ridged metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
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Accession Number
1976.9.19
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Curette has a thick, ridged metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Dimension Notes
Length 20.7 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Spotted with rust over entire length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
J.F. Hartz catalogue, 1950-51, p. 163; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Probably a Barnhill adenoid curette, size 3, one of five sizes carried by J.F. Hartz (sizes 0-4).
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Gottstein's adenoid curette

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1976.9.20
Description
Curette has a thick metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
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Accession Number
1976.9.20
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Curette has a thick metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Dimension Notes
Length 22.3 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusted throughout length of curette, heaviest near front of handle and at tip.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Allen & Hanburys catalogue, 1938, p. 539; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Blade type resembles that of a Gottstein adenoid curette, size C.
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004256 a-b
Description
(a): Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern size 2 with blade; (b): thin flexible stainless metal blade has perforations and curved end with attached shaped piece for attachment; from roll 993.004.252.
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Accession Number
993004256 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- adenotome
Description
(a): Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern size 2 with blade;
(b): thin flexible stainless metal blade has perforations and curved end with attached
shaped piece for attachment; from roll 993.004.252.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - adenotome - Size: Length 24.0 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
b - extra blade - Size: Length 5.2 cm. x Width 1.6 cm. x Depth 0.6 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Date Remarks
From Miltex catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a): "INGRAM & BELL // 2 // 119 // GERMANY // CMB"; (b): "HASLAM // STAINLESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Condition Remarks
# 1: corrosion; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Miltex Instrument Co. Illustrated Catalogue" #MX20-860 p. 230; CD #4
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004257
Description
Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern, medium size with flexible blade; from roll 993.004.252.
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Accession Number
993004257
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- adenotome
Description
Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern, medium size with flexible blade; from roll 993.004.252.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Date Remarks
Dated from Miltex catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"U.S.A. // CMB"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 25.0 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: corrosion; shows wear; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
"Miltex Instrument Co. Illustrated Catalogue" p. 230 #MX20-860; CD #4
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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