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Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, and Diarrhoea Remedy

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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
014002024
Description
Empty transparent rectangular glass bottle of Chamberlain's colic cholera and diarrhoea remedy with sloped shoulders tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck and recessed facets on all sides; cream paper label in recessed panel lists manufacturer's name, describes contents' benefits and …
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Accession Number
014002024
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty transparent rectangular glass bottle of Chamberlain's colic cholera and diarrhoea remedy with sloped shoulders tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck and recessed facets on all sides; cream paper label in recessed panel lists manufacturer's name, describes contents' benefits and dosage information; cream paper label wrapped around neck provides dosage instructions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Chamberlain Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Des Moines
Site Made (State)
Iowa
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
ink: black, red
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "CHAMBERLAIN'S // COLIC, CHOLERA AND // DIARRHOEA REMEDY. // An effectual remedy for the cure of // Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Bloody Flux, // Chronic Diarrhoea, Pain in the Stom - // ach, Colic, Cholera Morbus, Summer // Complaint, Cholera Infantum and // Asiatic Cholera. // DOSE: For persons over 18 years of // age one teaspoonful. For children 14 - // 18 years of age ¾ teaspoonful. // For children 8 to 14 years of age, ½ // teaspoonful. For children 6 to 8 years // of age, 1/3 teaspoonful. For children // 4 to 6 years of age, ¼ teaspoonful. For infants 2 to 15 drops. // To be taken in ten times as // much sweetened water. // Be sure and read the directions // wrapped around each bottle. // PREPARED ONLY BY // CHAMBERLAIN MEDICINE CO. // DES MOINES, IOWA, USA."; embossed on sides: "CHAMBERLIAN'S // COLIC CHOLERA AND // DIARRHOEA REMEDY. // CHAMBERLAIN MED. CO // DES MOINES & TORONTO”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 11.7 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is yellowed, shows minor wear along edges
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail