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Kissingen water tablets

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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.195
Description
A cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a metal screw top and a concave bottom; attached circular; full of white tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.195
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- diet -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a metal screw top and a concave bottom; attached circular; full of white tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wm. R. Warner & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Material
glass: clear
metal
cardboard: beige; brown
Paper
Inscriptions
Label on bottle has: "Kissingen Tablets"; embossed on back: "Wm R Warner & Co., Philadelphia"; printed on box: "EFFERVESCENT // LITHIA WATER TABLETS"; from circular: "A cure for obesity // As a means of reducing surplus fat in obese persons // Offered in two forms, namely, as a granular effervescent salt and as effervescent tablets."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 8.7 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is torn.
Copy Type
Original
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Kissingen water tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7808
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.196
Description
A cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a metal screw top and a concave bottom; attached circular; full of white tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.196
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- diet -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a metal screw top and a concave bottom; attached circular; full of white tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wm. R. Warner & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
metal
cardboard: beige; brown
Paper
Inscriptions
Label on bottle has: "Kissingen Tablets"; embossed on back: "Wm R Warner & Co., Philadelphia"; printed on box: "KISSINGEN // WATER // TABLETS"; from circular: "A cure for obesity // As a means of reducing surplus fat in obese persons // Offered in two forms, namely, as a granular effervescent salt and as effervescent tablets."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 8.7 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is torn
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Marshall's catarrh snuff

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.200
Description
A glass bottle with a square base, wide neck, cork stopper, red wax seal; full of a greenish-brown powder; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.200
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Tobacco, Smokeless
Sneezing
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A glass bottle with a square base, wide neck, cork stopper, red wax seal; full of a greenish-brown powder; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Williams' Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Material
glass: aqua
cork: brown
wax: red
paper: brown; yellow
contents: greenish-brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on jar: "Doct Marshalls Catarrh Snuff"; printed on label: "DR. MARSHALL'S // CATARRH // SNUFF // AROMATIC // HEADACHE"; also, "For Catarrh and Colds in the Head Directions: – Inhale a pinch of snuff through each nostril three times a day, avoiding cold air for one hour afterward. Keep bottle well corked. None genuine without fac-simile signature of Chat Bowin // No. 5820 // The Proprietary of Patent Medicine Act. Maximum dose contains one grain Hellebore."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row B
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Width 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Jar is sealed; #2: label darkened with small losses; some of the wax seal appears to be missing, chipping away from edges
Copy Type
Original
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digitalin compound

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Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1980.18.202
Description
A flattened brown glass bottle closed with a cork and with a paper label affixed to one side; shoulders angle in sharply and are rounded; narrow neck; 1/4 full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.202
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flattened brown glass bottle closed with a cork and with a paper label affixed to one side; shoulders angle in sharply and are rounded; narrow neck; 1/4 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Digitalin Compound // Elixir No. 23"; "This combination of valuable Heart Tonics will be found most useful in case of Heart Disease, Pneumonia, [illeg.], any condition where collapse or heart failure is feared."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
Length
19.2
Width
6.5 cm
Depth
4.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle one-quarter full of contents; label coloured with age; #2: bottle is dusty; label is darkened but still legible and fully affixed to the glass; cork is whole; no chips or cracks in the glass; label torn in the centre, approx. 0.3 cm in diameter.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Menth-air dropper

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Dates
1890
1900
1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.204
Description
A long, narrow, cardboard box containing a glass vial with a cork stopper.
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Accession Number
1980.18.204
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Nasal Decongestants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A long, narrow, cardboard box containing a glass vial with a cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Menth-Air Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1900
1890-1900
Material
cardboard: orange; red; blue
glass: clear
cork
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "MENTH-AIR // FOR YOUR // NOSE // A few drops in each nostril three or four times daily relieves cold in nose, cold in head, catarrh, asthma."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No contents in vial
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
These products were meant to be dropped into your nostrils and down your throat to help keep them clear of congestion. Both Mistol and Menth-Air contained chlorobutanol, a mild sedative and pain reliever similar to chloral hydrate. Mistol also contained menthol, camphor, and eucalyptus.
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Dates
1908
1918
circa 1908-1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.207
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.207
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Mellier Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Missouri, Saint Louis
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1908
1918
circa 1908-1918
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: light brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Tongaline // Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Grippe, Gout, // Nervous Headache, Sciatica, Lumbago, Malaria, // Tonsilitis, Heavy Colds, Excess of Uric Acid // and wherever the use of the Salicylates is indicated"; // EACH FLUID DRACHM OP TONGALINE REPRESENTS Tonga 30 grains. Pilocarpin Salicylate 1-100 grain. Extraotnm Cimicifugse Eacemosse, grains. Colohicin Salicylate 1-500 grain. Sodium Salicylate 10 grains. // TONGALINE is carried in quantity by the following Wholesale Houses, to any of whom you // "Price, $1.00 per bottle. For sale by all druggists. Mellier Drug Company, Sole Proprietors // St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A."; embossed on bottle: "Tongaline Drug Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Salicylic acid (from oil of wintergreen) (drug active ingredients). The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For rheumatism, neuralgia, la grippe, nervous headache, gout, sciatica, or wherever the salicylates are indicated.
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Dr. Johnson's blood purifier

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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.216
Description
A flat bottle with wide, slightly rounded shoulders and a narrow neck; closed with a cork and sealed with wax; paper label; full of liquid contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.216
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Veterinary Medicine
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat bottle with wide, slightly rounded shoulders and a narrow neck; closed with a cork and sealed with wax; paper label; full of liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
glass: aqua
cork: brown
wax: red
paper: brown; red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. JOHNSON'S // BLOOD PURIFIER // A Great Fat Producer // 50 c. per Bottle"; embossed on back: "Dr. Johnson's Dog Remedies Prepared by N. Y. Vet. Hosp."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.6 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Label chipped at the corner.
Copy Type
Original
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Tuttle's elixer

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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.220
Description
A long, narrow, cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a short neck ending in a lip and a metal screw-on cap; completely wrapped around with a paper label; full of contents; attached circular inside wrapping and unable to remove.
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Accession Number
1980.18.220
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Veterinary Medicine
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow, cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a short neck ending in a lip and a metal screw-on cap; completely wrapped around with a paper label; full of contents; attached circular inside wrapping and unable to remove.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Tuttle's Elixir Company
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: beige; brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "TUTTLE'S // MANUFACTURED BY // TUTTLE'S ELIXIR COMPANY // MONTREAL, CANADA"; and "Tuttle's Elixir Special Veterinary Liniment."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 4.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Outer paper wrapping is torn
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Samuel A. Tuttle moved from stable owner in 1883 to medicine manufacturer in 1885. In 1885 Samuel A. Tuttle was the proprietor and owner of a small business selling his Tuttle's Elixir. The Tuttle's Elixir Company was established in 1894. The address was 19 Beverly St. Boston, Mass. The company stayed in business until 1968.
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Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia Elixer

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Dates
1870
1910
1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1980.18.222
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.222
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Lyman, Knox & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1910
1870-1910
Material
glass: transparent
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Elixir, Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia"; "It has been employed with great success in Dyspepsia, Gastralgia, General Debility of the system, and in all the numerous disorders dependent on want of tone and vigour of the stomach and digestive organs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 19.6 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork broken at top.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.224
Description
A wide-mouth squarish glass bottle closed with a cork; paper label; full of original contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.224
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A wide-mouth squarish glass bottle closed with a cork; paper label; full of original contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
K D C Company Ltd.
Site Made (City)
New Glasgow
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "K D C // FOR // DYSPEPSIA // INDIGESTION // IN ANY FORM // K D C Company"; printed along the side, at right angles: "NEW GLASGOW, N. S."; directions given on label in both French and English; embossed on back: "K D C FOR DYSPEPSIA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Label slightly chipped
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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