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Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1935
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
995003032 a-b
Description
Cylindrical glass breast pump which has a round flattened section at one end, a holding area within the pump to collect milk and a small opening at the other end onto which a red rubber bulb belongs; there is also a metal band which originally held the bulb on; the bulb has deteriorated and is not …
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Accession Number
995003032 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Cylindrical glass breast pump which has a round flattened section at one end, a holding area within the pump to collect milk and a small opening at the other end onto which a red rubber bulb belongs; there is also a metal band which originally held the bulb on; the bulb has deteriorated and is not there (see accession sheet for illustration).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 4.6 cm.
Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1935
Date Remarks
Date on artifact
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Raised words on glass top read: "Pat. Aug. 3rd, 1915"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Breast pump was very dirty and dusty; the rubber bulb was so deteriorated that it was unsavable; the glass section of the pump is unmarked, unchipped and uncracked
Copy Type
Original
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Gin Pills for the Kidneys

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001097
Description
Circular yellow metal tin with decorative design on top with black text; not openeable, stuck together; direction on bottom and sides.
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Accession Number
996001097
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Kidney Diseases -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Backache -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Pharmacy -- pamphlet
Drug Packaging -- container -- box and packet
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Drugs -- pamphlet
Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter multi-purpose cures – container
Description
Circular yellow metal tin with decorative design on top with black text; not openeable, stuck together; direction on bottom and sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Kingston in Feb.1994.
Maker
National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
metal: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
On top: "B C D // GIN // PILLS // FOR THE // KIDNEYS // TRADE MARK REGISTERED"; on bottom: "Gin // Pills // for the // Kidneys // No. 5611 The Proporietary or Patent // Medicine Act. // Take one or two pills four times a day, // before or after meals, and at bed-time. // French version // GIN PILLS CONTAIN THREE-EIGHTS (3/8) OF A GRAIN // OF METHYLENE BLUE PER MAXIMUM ADULT 1 DOSE // PROPRIETARY ARTICLES DEPT. // National Drug and Chemical // Company of Canada Limited // MONTREAL // CANADA"; on sides: "THESE PILLS ARE RECOMMENDED FOR LAME BACK, IRRITATION OF THE KIDNEYS OR BLADDER, BED WETTING, MUCOUS DEPOSITS IN THE URINE 40 PILLS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Height
3.1
Diameter
5.2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear on bottom; closure stuck together
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://necrophiliac-joe.blogspot.com/2012/02/bdc-gin-pills-for-kidneys.html
Research Facts
Have been said to turn the urine green, most likely because they contain methylene blue.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017
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Dates
1915
1925
circa 1915-1925
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
Accession Number
000008004 a-d
Description
Circular cardboard box (c-d) containing two lead nipple shields (a-b) and two cotton pads; white box with small green and gold floral design; shields are separated by a cotton piece; shields are malleable lead disks with a concave shape.
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Accession Number
000008004 a-d
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
MM= Breast Feeding -- nipple shield
Description
Circular cardboard box (c-d) containing two lead nipple shields (a-b) and two cotton pads; white box with small green and gold floral design; shields are separated by a cotton piece; shields are malleable lead disks with a concave shape.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a-b - nipple sheild
c - box bottom
d - box lid
Provenance
Owned by Dr. and Mrs. Kidd of Ottawa, Ontario; Dr. Kidd graduated from Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1929; Mrs. Kidd graduated from the Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1925. Dr. John Franklin Kidd (1865-1932).
Maker
Dr. Wansborough
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1915
1925
circa 1915-1925
Date Remarks
Supply catalogue
Material
paper: white, pink
metal: grey
ink: black, green, yellow
Inscriptions
On each nipple sheild (a-b) engraved into the lead is "ENGLAND"; printed on bottom sticker: "FROM // Dr. WANSBOROUGH'S // Paper // Read before the Society of Arts."; (d) inside lid: "Directions" then a paragraph describing how to use the product; top lid label "Dr. WANSBROUGH'S // METALIC // NIPPLE SHEILDS // RECOMMENDED BY THE // Most Eminent Medical Men // For The Prevention // & Cure of // SORE NIPPLES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Depth
a-b - 0.9 cm
c - 2.5 cm
d - 1.3 cm
Diameter
a-b - 5.1 cm
c - 6.4 cm
d - 6.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The lead on nipple shield (a) has white spots on the surface; the paper is beginning to peel off of both the box lid and bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," Codman & Shurtleff, Inc., ca. 1920, p. 320 (item number 9871)
Research Facts
Used on the nipples to prevent and cure soreness; a slight suction is created between the metal and the nipple when a little breast milk is excreted.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Nov 2016
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Military Medicine
Classification
Home Health Care
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000018030
Description
Cream cotton fabric triangluar bandage, sling or tourniquet with x18 illustrations of young men, six men with moustaches showing full figures wearing suits and ties with multiple injuries wrapped in the bandage; two men not wearing clothes except under pants who have had various fractures and woun…
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Accession Number
000018030
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Military Medicine
Classification
Home Health Care
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
First Aid -- instrumentation
Tourniquets
Bandages, First Aid
Military Medicine
Emergencies
Military Medicine -- emergency
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Medicine -- War
Description
Cream cotton fabric triangluar bandage, sling or tourniquet with x18 illustrations of young men, six men with moustaches showing full figures wearing suits and ties with multiple injuries wrapped in the bandage; two men not wearing clothes except under pants who have had various fractures and wounds bound with the bandage and wooden splints for support; nine separate small illustrations of special knotted wraps; the aim is first aid in emergencies rather than full clinical treatment during military field dressing and or in civilian first aid; cut from preprinted length of fabric with remnants of the dotted cutting line showing that the fabric was cut on the bias; each side is noted to related to instructions on how to fold, wrap and tie; at centre point is circle with St. John Ambulance Association emblem.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
St. John Ambulance Association
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
fabric: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped on fabric: starting at point: "THE St. JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION // POINT // SIDE // END // BASE // END // SIDE // REGISTERED DESIGN 7764
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-Closet
Length
145.0 cm
Depth
66.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Sides = 97.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor staining overall, rusty stains on corners possibly from safety pins
Copy Type
original
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esmarch_bandage
Research Facts
The original version was designed by Friedrich von Esmarch, professor of surgery at the University of Kiel, Germany, and is generally used in battlefield medicine. Esmarch himself had been Surgeon General to the German army during the Franco-German War. It consisted of a three-sided piece of linen or cotton, the base measuring 4 feet and the sides 2 feet 10 inches. It could be used folded or open, and applied in thirty-two different ways. An improved form was devised by Bernhard von Langenbeck later on.
First Aid booklet 000.018.007 related to this item
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pneumonia jacket

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
Accession Number
001029001
Description
A white cotton sleeveless pneumonia jacket consisting of one continuous piece of fabric with ties at each end and at shoulder straps; folds in half at wearer's left side and ties on their right; hemmed at all edges; letters "E W" embroidered in red at centre front under the collar.
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Accession Number
001029001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A white cotton sleeveless pneumonia jacket consisting of one continuous piece of fabric with ties at each end and at shoulder straps; folds in half at wearer's left side and ties on their right; hemmed at all edges; letters "E W" embroidered in red at centre front under the collar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Made and used by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Women's Aid sewing group
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Date Remarks
This period is when these items were made / used
Material
fabric: white, red
Inscriptions
"E W"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 8
Dimension Notes
Length 94.0 cm x Width 43.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: A few stains
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Short History of the Women's Aid of the Kingston General Hospital 1905-1968," by Mary I. Campbell, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Research Facts
The "E W" marked on the vest refers to Kingston General Hospital, Empire Wing; these jackets were given to each patient when they were discharged from the hospital to prevent pneumonia; they were used from the 1920s until the 1940s.
Exhibit History
On exhibit L-2017-7 Niagara Historical Society Museum 16 OCt 2017 - 28 Nov 2018.
Exhibit in the Hall of Honour at Kingston General Hospital, "The Inspiring Past—a Beacon for the Future: Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary 1905–2005"; March 2005-June 2011.
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infant feeding bottle

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Dates
1895
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Kit Wheeler Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
003042001
Description
Clear moulded glass double opening 'banana' - shaped infant feeding bottle, with one end bent up, and flat base to keep it stable on a surface; graduated scale on reverse side; originally would include a rubber teat at one opening, and a rubber valve at the other opening (both missing); embossed te…
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Accession Number
003042001
Collection
Kit Wheeler Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Feeding Methods
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Description
Clear moulded glass double opening 'banana' - shaped infant feeding bottle, with one end bent up, and flat base to keep it stable on a surface; graduated scale on reverse side; originally would include a rubber teat at one opening, and a rubber valve at the other opening (both missing); embossed text on reverse are faint in some areas.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Kit Wheeler's father in Belfast, Ireland circa 1898.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
United Kingdom
Dates
1895
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle front: "The // "Allenburys" // Feeder"; on back: "OUNCES 149 // TABLESPOONS REC.N"; " 0690/23/1359
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
17.0 cm
Width
7.2 cm
Depth
6.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
Reference Comments
Kit Wheeler, donor; Internet: "Pharmaceutical Society of Australia"
Research Facts
Allen & Hanburys were relative latecomers into the feeding bottle market. Their first feeder was an innovative design when introduced in 1895 with features drawn from several sources. The new boat shaped bottle had a wide bent up neck fitted with a pull over teat and a lower opening that protruded the bottle slightly from the body was fitted with a vented rubber plug. The four advantages of the new bottle were listed as: graduations to measure the food; no angular corners to facilitate easier cleaning; no long tube to breed germs and an effective valve to regulate the air flow and prevent colic.
Allen & Hanburys, a UK pharmaceutical company established in 1715, also produced infant foods and feeding equipment between 1879 and 1958.
Information on how to prepare ”Allenbury’s Milk Food, attaching teats to and cleaning the ‘Allenbury’s Feeder’ bottle can be found in 009.021.005 ‘Infant Feeding and Management’ by Allen & Hanburys Ltd. April 1923.
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infant feeding bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10646
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
003050027
Description
Glass feeding bottle known as a Stork Nurser; moulded in the 'turtle' shape of an oval with a raised, spouted neck extending from one end and another opening at the back and flat back to stand flat; graduated measures along front, visible mould lines along sides.
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Accession Number
003050027
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Feeding Methods
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Description
Glass feeding bottle known as a Stork Nurser; moulded in the 'turtle' shape of an oval with a raised, spouted neck extending from one end and another opening at the back and flat back to stand flat; graduated measures along front, visible mould lines along sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in the donors' basement after they bought the house.
Maker
Stork
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Date Remarks
Very similar to 1991.14.1 which is dated circa 1890
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on the top; "STORK NURSER"; 1-8 embossed down center
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
17.5 cm
Width
8.5 cm
Depth
6.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor scratches; rough areas on surface adjacent to smaller opening
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
1991.14.1; Kingston City Directories
Research Facts
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacist.
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills

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Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919 - 1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001232
Description
Tan hollow, cylindrical wooden pill container which originally contained kidney-liver pills; the original seal has been broken and the top is removable; paper label on bottle with printed product information.
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Accession Number
996001232
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Tan hollow, cylindrical wooden pill container which originally contained kidney-liver pills; the original seal has been broken and the top is removable; paper label on bottle with printed product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb.1994.
Maker
Edmanson, Bates & Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919 - 1930
Material
wood: tan
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. A. W. CHASE'S // Kidney-Liver Pills // Directions:" (dosage information follows); printed in English and French; "No. 4972 Proprietary or Patent // Medicine Act // Manufactured by // Edmanson, Bates & Co. Limited // THE Sole Distributors // DR. A. W. CHASE MEDICINE CO. // OAKVILLE, CAN. Limited"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Depth
6.3
Diameter
2.7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
There is some minor staining on the lid; the container has been opened and the contents are missing; the paper label has minor wrinkling on one section
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Dr. Chase's Recipes or Information for Everybody" (1862 edition), by A. W. Chase M.D.
Why the appeal? A study of almanacs advertising Dr. Chase's patent medicines, 1904–1959. Denise Maines.
Research Facts
Medication for liver and kidney -- a regulator of the liver, kidneys and bowels.
Patent medicines were advertised, and presumably consumed, with much vigour in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
In 1904, the original product line included Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, Liver Cure, Backache Plasters, Ointment, Catarrh Cure, Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine and Kidney-Liver Pills. Somewhere between 1924 and 1927, Dr. Chase's Liniment was added to this list, and Mouthwash was sold between 1927 and 1938. Paradol, a painkiller, was introduced in the 1950s and D.M.H Cough Syrups, Cold Tablets and Enerjets emerged in 1959. Though Backache Plasters were not advertised in the 1930s, they were included in the 1950s, so that the list of medicines sold by Dr. Chase's Medicine Company in 1959 contains all of the original product line with only minor modifications to a few of these products, as well as the new arrivals.
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Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney and Liver Pills

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Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919 - 1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001267
Description
Cylindrical cardboard container and lid with Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney & Liver pills; sealed with a single sheet of printed yellow paper; wrapper has product information listed on it.
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Accession Number
996001267
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Cylindrical cardboard container and lid with Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney & Liver pills; sealed with a single sheet of printed yellow paper; wrapper has product information listed on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb.1994.
Maker
The Dr. A. W. Chase Medicine Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919 - 1930
Material
wood: beige
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "DR. A. W. CHASE'S // K & L KIDNEY & LIVER PILLS // BACKACHE // due to // URINARY // IRRITATION // or BLADDER // DISCOMFORT // CONSTIPATION // INDIGESTION // BILIOUSNESS // and HEADACHE // due to // CONSTIPATIION // ONE PILL A DOSE [in English and French]. No. 4972 PROPRIETARY OR PATENT MEDICINE ACT // THE DR. A. W. CHASE Medicine Co. Ltd. // OAKVILLE, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Length
6.4
Diameter
2.8
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The container is sealed and unopened; outside paper wrapper minor wear, all writing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Dr. Chase's Recipes or Information for Everybody" (1862 edition), by A. W. Chase, M.D.
Why the appeal? A study of almanacs advertising Dr. Chase's patent medicines, 1904–1959. Denise Maines.
Research Facts
Used to treat urinary irritation and constipation
Patent medicines were advertised, and presumably consumed, with much vigour in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
In 1904, the original product line included Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, Liver Cure, Backache Plasters, Ointment, Catarrh Cure, Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine and Kidney-Liver Pills. Somewhere between 1924 and 1927, Dr. Chase's Liniment was added to this list, and Mouthwash was sold between 1927 and 1938. Paradol, a painkiller, was introduced in the 1950s and D.M.H Cough Syrups, Cold Tablets and Enerjets emerged in 1959. Though Backache Plasters were not advertised in the 1930s, they were included in the 1950s, so that the list of medicines sold by Dr. Chase's Medicine Company in 1959 contains all of the original product line with only minor modifications to a few of these products, as well as the new arrivals.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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infant feeding bottle

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Dates
1891
1920
circa 1891-1920
Collection
Rob and Mary Alice Snetsinger Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
996024001
Description
Glass infant feeding bottle known as the Best feeding bottle; moulded in the 'turtle' shape of an oval with a raised, spouted neck extending from one end and another opening at the back and flat back to stand flat; graduated measures along front centre, visible mould lines along sides embossed text…
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Accession Number
996024001
Collection
Rob and Mary Alice Snetsinger Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Feeding Methods
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Description
Glass infant feeding bottle known as the Best feeding bottle; moulded in the 'turtle' shape of an oval with a raised, spouted neck extending from one end and another opening at the back and flat back to stand flat; graduated measures along front centre, visible mould lines along sides embossed text of measurements and name of product.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Rob and Mary Alice Snetsinger; came from Dr. Harold Stewart's home at 288 Colingwood Street, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
The Gotham Co. N. Y.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1891
1920
circa 1891-1920
Date Remarks
Patent listed as Sept. 1 / 91
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on top: "FLUID OUNCES // THE BEST // PAT. SEP 1 91 // THE GOTHAM Co N Y"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
16.1 cm
Width
9.3 cm
Depth
6.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Jan. 27, 2004: glass cloudy, some stains and occlusions, some nicks; Mar. 17, 1997: the bottle has no chips, cracks or breaks in the glass; there is no excessive wear; the inside of the glass is slightly cloudy
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Paediatric case in Museum, Nov. 21 1997-Jan. 2004
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