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Unguentum Methyl Salicylate

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1979.21.61
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on lid and a paper label affixed; nearly full of an oily substance.
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Accession Number
1979.21.61
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on lid and a paper label affixed; nearly full of an oily substance.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Ingram & Bell, Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: yellow
paper: brown, black
unguent: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label is a circle with "INGRAM & BELL LIMITED" around the inside edge, with a caduceus inside the circle; printed under that is "Unguentum of // Methyl Salicylate // COMPOUND"; "Contains: Methyl Salicylate, Camphor, Chloral-Hydrate Menthol and Oil Mustard"; "Apply by massage, or by simple application and cover with cloth."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some worn areas on lid.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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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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Colchi-sal capsules

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Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.293
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with a neck almost the size of the body and ending in a thick lip; corked; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.293
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with a neck almost the size of the body and ending in a thick lip; corked; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Leeming Miles Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Colchi-sal Capsules // To be used according to the physician's instructions in gouty and rheumatic afflictions"; ingredients and dosages are listed on the label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Oil markings on the label.
Copy Type
Original
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Colchi-sal capsules

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Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.294
Description
A paper-wrapped and sealed package containing a glass bottle.
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Accession Number
1980.18.294
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A paper-wrapped and sealed package containing a glass bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Leeming Miles Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
paper: light brown; red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper wrapping: "50 CAPSULES – PRICE $1 // Highest Award at Paris Exposition, 1900 // COLCHI-SAL // REGISTERED TRADE MARK // Colchi-sal, Registered Colchicine methyl salicylate capsules // To be used according to the Physician's instructions in gouty and rheumatic afflictions."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of the packaging torn, making it difficult to read the labelling
Copy Type
Original
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