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C. O. Dacier Chemist bottle

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890 - 1910
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005004
Description
Transparent oval green glass bottle; one side is flat while the others are rounded; without cork; company name embossed on bottle; mould lines visible; minor residue inside.
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Accession Number
014005004
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent oval green glass bottle; one side is flat while the others are rounded; without cork; company name embossed on bottle; mould lines visible; minor residue inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
C. O. Dacier Chemist
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890 - 1910
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: translucent green
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "C. O. DACIER // CHEMIST // 517 SUSSEX ST // OTTAWA" with imagery of mortar and pestle and embossed on mortar: "PURE // DRUGS" embossed on bottom: "W T & Co"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row B
Length
12.2
Width
5.3
Depth
3.1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor deposit of residue in bottle; moderate chipping on lip of bottle
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Medicinal Bottles. Society for Historical Archaeology Inc.
Research Facts
Almost all companies that produced druggist bottles also offered what was possibly the most common style of druggist bottle made from at least 1876 through the 1910s - the "Philadelphia Oval."
Images
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Hood's Pills [advertising card]

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.224
Description
An original double-sided decoratively cut square shape with indented edges advertising card, image of a small child wearing a cotton cap and lace-edged gown with head in hands; image is bordered by decorative gold frame.
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Accession Number
1977.12.224
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original double-sided decoratively cut square shape with indented edges advertising card, image of a small child wearing a cotton cap and lace-edged gown with head in hands; image is bordered by decorative gold frame.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
C .I. Hood Co., Apothecaries
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: cream
ink: yellow; blue; white; brown; flesh; pink
Inscriptions
Overprinted at top left of front: "HOOD'S // PILLS"; at top right of front: "CURE // LIVER ILLS"; printed on back: "Hood's Pills." followed by advertising text.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.9 cm x Width 7.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail