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Warner's Safe Cure [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.246
Description
An original single-sided paper advertising card for Warner's Safe Cure; front: chromolithograph of a young child being carried (i.e., rescued) by a Saint Bernard wearing a canteen at its neck; below is a facsimile of a box of the product; on the box is the trademark safe; back: blank.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1977.12.246
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original single-sided paper advertising card for Warner's Safe Cure; front: chromolithograph of a young child being carried (i.e., rescued) by a Saint Bernard wearing a canteen at its neck; below is a facsimile of a box of the product; on the box is the trademark safe; back: blank.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
H. H. Warner & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: tan
ink: red; black; green; white
Inscriptions
Printed on image of box in lower right-hand corner: "SAFE CURE" and "WARNER'S // SAFE CURE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Yellowing on back with red transfer.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Ayer's Sarsaparilla [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7197
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.247
Description
An original advertising double-sided paper card; image on front is a woman in a c. 1890s lace-trimmed pink dress holding a young child in white dress on her shoulder while standing in a field; image on back is of product in bottle.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.247
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original advertising double-sided paper card; image on front is a woman in a c. 1890s lace-trimmed pink dress holding a young child in white dress on her shoulder while standing in a field; image on back is of product in bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: tan
ink: black; pink; green; blue
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
Printed at bottom of front, below image of woman: "SUNNY HOURS"; printed on back: "FOR SCROFULA and all // scrofulous, mercurial, and blood // disorders . . . // The active medi- // cinal principles of these roots, extracted by a pro- // cess peculiarly our own, are chemically united // in AYER'S SARSAPARILLA with the Iodide of // Potassium and Iron, forming by far the most // economical and reliable blood-purifying medicine // that can be used. // If there is a lurking taint of Scrofula about you, // AYER'S SARSAPARILLA will dislodge it, and ex- // pel it from your system. // For the cure of the disor- // ders, lassitude and debility peculiar to the Spring, // it has proved to be the best remedy ever devised. // If your blood is vitiated, cleanse it without delay // by the use of AYER'S SARSAPARILLA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Length
13.2 cm.
Width
6.9 cm.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows wear around edges, some yellowing on front and back, pencil mark at top on back and front.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Dr. Jayne's Expectorant [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7198
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.248
Description
An original advertising double-sided paper card; image of a woman in a desert scene wearing a costume of blue dress leaning on a pot which is sitting on the edge of a well with a shepherd and camels in the background; seller's stamp on back in black ink.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.248
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Expectorants -- advertisements
Description
An original advertising double-sided paper card; image of a woman in a desert scene wearing a costume of blue dress leaning on a pot which is sitting on the edge of a well with a shepherd and camels in the background; seller's stamp on back in black ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: tan
ink: blue; green; red
Inscriptions
Printed on back: "THE familiar Bible story - // “Rebekah at the Well - the Approach of the Servant," // is very satisfactorily delineated in the Seventeenth Card of our Album Series . . . // During all the seasons of the year DR. JAYNE'S EXPECTORANT // should be kept in every household for in all families troublesome // COUGHS AND COLDS are likely to occur . . . // The Possible Approach of Cholera should remind // all that an at- // tack of Diarrhoea or some other form of Bowel Complaint, // almost invariably precedes the more violent symptoms of this dreaded // disease . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Length
7.8 cm.
Width
12.8 cm.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows wear around edges, some yellowing on back, minor top-left corner missing, minor portion of print missing on front, pencil mark on back.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Scott's Emulsion Cod Liver Oil [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7199
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.249
Description
An original advertising double-sided paper card, with brown print; image on front of a young boy in blue ca. 1880s sailor suit pouring bottle of product in the outstretched spoon of a small girl in pink.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1977.12.249
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Cod Liver Oil -- advertisements
Description
An original advertising double-sided paper card, with brown print; image on front of a young boy in blue ca. 1880s sailor suit pouring bottle of product in the outstretched spoon of a small girl in pink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Scott & Bowne, Chemists
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: tan
ink: blue; brown; pink; green; yellow
Inscriptions
Overprinted in front left-hand corner: "THE LITTLE DOCTOR"; overprinted in the upper right-hand corner: "SCOTT'S EMULSION"; printed on back: "The Little Doctor // One of the many good things that can be said about Scott’s // Emulsion is that you cannot begin too early in life to experience its // great benefits. Babies and children, whether they suffer from some// wasting disease or are merely thin, weak and emaciated, will thrive // on Scott’s Emulsion when all other treatment is of no avail. // . . . // No other kind of nourishment is so effective in Throat, Lung or Blood complaints, or in any condition of wasting or emaciation. // For Coughs, Colds, Sore Throat, Bronchitis, Weak // Lungs, Consumption, Loss of Flesh, Scrofula, Anemia // and Wasting Diseases of Children."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Length
9.1 cm.
Width
12.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Shows wear around edges, crease down centre forming into tear near top, overall yellowing and some discolouration.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Great Things: What They Are - Where They Are [advertising booklet]

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Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.21
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages plus cover; the booklet lists geat things ranging from the "Seven Wonders of Antiquity" to the "Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages," to "Great Crusades," etc.; these are listed on odd pages while advertisements, testimonials and summares of healing powe…
  2 images  
Accession Number
1978.14.21
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages plus cover; the booklet lists geat things ranging from the "Seven Wonders of Antiquity" to the "Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages," to "Great Crusades," etc.; these are listed on odd pages while advertisements, testimonials and summares of healing powers of various remedies coincidentally also sold by the book's publisher--most commonly "Paine's Celery Compound"--are listed throughout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Wells, Richardson and Co.
Site Made (City)
Burlington
Site Made (State)
Vermont
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Material
paper: white; green
Inscriptions
Printed on the cover: "CALIFORNIA BIG TREES // NIAGARA // SPHINX AND PYRAMIDS // GREAT // THINGS" in black ink and surrounded by small, decorative stylings and pictures of subject; printed in reverse on a black background: "WHAT THEY ARE // WHERE THEY ARE"; printed in black ink, "GREAT BELL, MOSCOW"; printed on back cover in black ink: "PAINE'S // CELERY // COMPOUND // A TRUE NERVE TONIC, // AN ACTIVE ALTERNATIVE, // A RELIABLE LAXATIVE // AND DIURETIC. // [horizontal line with an iron cross image in centre] // IT RESTORES STRENGTH, // RENEWS VITALITY, // PURIFIES THE BLOOD, // REGULATES THE KIDNEYS, // THE LIVER AND BOWELS. // [horizontal line with an iron cross image in centre] // PRICE $1.00 SIX FOR $5.00. // [two horizontal lines, one above the other, extending length of line] // FOR SALE BY"; also printed on the back cover is an illustration of packaging depicting Paine's Celery Compound (packaging text is listed in illustration)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 11.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The original green colour of the cover has faded and the newsprint of the booklet has yellowed with age; some water staining is visible on the front and back covers.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 117
Images
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Chronique, Scandaleuse! [advertising booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7429
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.23
Description
An original paper advertising booklet, 34 double-sided pages, tan paper cover with red print; two decorative images on front cover of a sun rising, contains information and cures concerning men’s health, single staple through spine.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1978.14.23
Author
M.V. Lubon
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Sex Disorders
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
An original paper advertising booklet, 34 double-sided pages, tan paper cover with red print; two decorative images on front cover of a sun rising, contains information and cures concerning men’s health, single staple through spine.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
M.V. Lubon Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: tan
ink: black; red
Inscriptions
Inside cover: “TO YOUNG MEN AND MIDDLE-AGED MEN // How Youthful Dissipations Make Drafts // Upon Old Age – The Language of // the Passions.”; page 4: “Man Creates His Own Diseases”; “ M. V. LUBON’S // MARVELS OF HEALING AND // KOHINOOR OFMEDICINES // - KNOWN AS // Specifics No. 8, A, B, C and D // THE GREAT HEALTH RENEWERS”; page 16: “Lost Sexual Power Regained”; page 24: “Lubon’s Specific Medicines”; From inside cover: “NOTE – This Book is addressed to MEN who, through the abuse of Nature’s Laws, find themselves weak, debilitated, and IMPOTENT, who are mentally and physically broken down. To such I commend the careful perusal of what follows. M. V. L."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 16.3 cm x Width 9.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Dr. Chase [advertising booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7432
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.29
Description
An original paper advertising booklet, 8 double-sided pages with black print, green cover, 2 staples through spine, line drawing image on front cover of Dr. Chase and signature; contains information about various Dr. Chase products.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1978.14.29
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
An original paper advertising booklet, 8 double-sided pages with black print, green cover, 2 staples through spine, line drawing image on front cover of Dr. Chase and signature; contains information about various Dr. Chase products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. A. Chase
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: tan; green
ink: black
Inscriptions
Page headers: “Note the Old Stubborn Cases // A Dollar an Hour // Out of Sorts // Chronic Eczema // Weak Cases // Mother’s Duty // Starvation // Torpid Stomach // Checked by Modesty // Chase’s Kidney-Liver Pills // Four Decades of Suffering // Gaseous Dyspepsia // Pimply, Rough, Eruptive Skin // To Remove Lingering Doubt”.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 21.1 cm x Width 14.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight wear around edges, overall yellowing of pages, minor brown stain on front and back covers.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Ka-No-Ta Medicine Co. [advertising poster]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7437
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.34
Description
A rectangular poster, narrow and long, introducing the KA-NO-TA company, which sold remedies (i.e. patent medicines) to the public; it advertises the medicinal products made by this travelling sales company and free entertainment; these are listed on both front and back.
  2 images  
Accession Number
1978.14.34
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A rectangular poster, narrow and long, introducing the KA-NO-TA company, which sold remedies (i.e. patent medicines) to the public; it advertises the medicinal products made by this travelling sales company and free entertainment; these are listed on both front and back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
KA-NO-TA Medicine Co.
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Material
paper: orange
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front and back: "KA-NO-TA // MEDICINE CO. // TO THE PUBLIC: // In introducing our Company to you, // I beg to say the object of our visit is to ad - // vertise the World-Famed // KA-NO-TA REMEDIES // CONSISTING OF THE // KA-NO-TA for the Liver, // Stomach and Kidneys. // KA-NO-TA OIL for all pain. // KA-NO-TA COMPLEXION // TABLET for all skin diseases. // KA-NO-TA DENTA PASTE // for the teeth"; printed on the reverse in black ink: "— THE — // KA-NO-TA // REMEDIES. // KA-NO-TA FOR STOMACH AND KIDNEYS. // KA-NO-TA // is a compound of the virtues of Roots, Herbs, Barks, Gums and Leaves. Its // elements are blood-making, blood-sustaining and life-sustaining. It is the Purest, Safest and Moss [sic] Effectual Cathartic Medicine known to the Public. . . . [see photocopy for more details]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 46.0 cm x Width 15.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Colour of paper is excellent--no fading visible; small amounts of water damage at lower right hand corner; some small tears and loss of paper has occurred on right edge; fold marks are visible.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Green's Diary Almanac [advertising almanac]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7439
Dates
1885
1886
circa 1885-1886
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.4
Description
An original paper advertising almanac; 32 pages with front and back covers have decorative scenes; glued spine, images on several pages, image on front cover of Italinate-style residence listed as the laboratory and residence, image on back of a masted steam yacht; a small piece of metal wire is l…
  2 images  
Accession Number
1978.14.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
An original paper advertising almanac; 32 pages with front and back covers have decorative scenes; glued spine, images on several pages, image on front cover of Italinate-style residence listed as the laboratory and residence, image on back of a masted steam yacht; a small piece of metal wire is looped through a hole in the top left corner, advertisements for various products throughout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
G. G. Green Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1886
circa 1885-1886
Date Remarks
Date published
Material
paper: tan
ink: black; green; pink; blue
Inscriptions
Back cover: “BOSCHEE’S GERMAN SYRUP, // GREEN’S AUGUST FLOWER, GREEN’S AGUE // CONQUEROR // MRS. C. H. SIMPSON // New market, Ont. // The Largest Sale of any Medicine in the World // DRUGS AND MEDICINCES, // TOILET SOAPS, PERFUMERY, // SHOULDER BRACES, TRUSSES, SPONGES // AND ALL KINGS OF // DRUGGISTS’ SUNDRIES // Usually kept in a First-Class Drug Store”; under image of steam yatcht: “Copied from a painting of Dr. G. G. Green’s Steam yatcht ‘G. G. Green Jr.’”; on inside cover image of Uncle Sam showing book to an animated cartoon globe “Uncle Sam Presenting the World with Green’s Diary Calandar.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 16.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wear along spine, some yellowing throughout, rust on metal wire and rust discolouration on surrounding paper.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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