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Botanical Preparations [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001671
Description
Small paper trade card for Botanical Preparations; front: left half has chromolithograph of a young boy and girl reading; right half lists their various products; back: testimonials concerning their products.
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Accession Number
996001671
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Botanical Preparations; front: left half has chromolithograph of a young boy and girl reading; right half lists their various products; back: testimonials concerning their products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Excelsior Botanical Co.
Site Made (City)
Boonville
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Latest testimonial from Dec. 12, 1884, so probably made in 1885
Material
paper: green; pink; yellow; brown; black
Inscriptions
"EVERYBODY SAYS THE // Botanical Preparations // Are the BEST and Always RELIABLE. Lead- // ing Physicians Recommend Them. // Satisfac- // tion Guaranteed or Money Refunded. // BOTANICAL KIDNEY & LIVER REMEDY. // BOTANICAL TONIC. // BOTANICAL DYSPEPTIC BALM. // BOTANICAL THROAT & LUNG CURE. // BOTANICAL OIL -- for Man or Beast. // BOTANICAL OINTMENT -- for Piles, &c..."; and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.3 cm. x Width: 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; light staining on front and back; red border on front has slightly stained onto back
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1972.16.4 a-f
Description
Metal syringe (a) with a rounded wooden handle; has plunger attached; comes with two bone or ivory irrigating nozzles, one straight (b) and one L-shaped (c); (d) a nozzle attachment for (a); and a small piece of wood with a hole cut out in the centre, rounded on one side (e); all fits in a wooden c…
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Accession Number
1972.16.4 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Enema -- instrumentation
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- rectal
Description
Metal syringe (a) with a rounded wooden handle; has plunger attached; comes with two bone or ivory irrigating nozzles, one straight (b) and one L-shaped (c); (d) a nozzle attachment for (a); and a small piece of wood with a hole cut out in the centre, rounded on one side (e); all fits in a wooden case (f) with two hinges and a front lock; has velvet lining inside; lid has broken off.
Part Names
a - syringe - Size: Length 20.0 cm
b - nozzle, straight - Size: Length 8.5 cm
c - nozzle, L-shaped - Size: Length 7.0 cm
d - nozzle - Size: Length 5.5 cm
e - wooden piece - Size: Length 4.5 cm
f - case - Size: Length 22.8 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Arthur Dill Kelly; belonged to Dr. John Gray of Glasgow.
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c"
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
bone/ivory: off-white
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-14
Condition Remarks
Case badly broken; instruments greasy.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. John Gray, who qualified at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at Glasgow in 1828 and then practised in Aberdeen; brought to Canada by his son, John Gray, who immigrated to Canada ca. 1860 and settled in Coldwater; left to Mrs. Kelly by Miss Katherine Gray, John Gray's last surviving child and Mrs. Kelly's aunt.
Images
Less detail