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Seidlitz Powders label

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001512
Description
Thin paper label for Seidlitz Powders that was once affixed to a bottle or tin; first bordered ith a straight red line, then by one with a white repeating design through it; all printing one in black ink; back still has stamp-like adhesive on it.
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Accession Number
996001512
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Cathartics -- ephemera
Constipation -- drug therapy -- ephemera
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for Seidlitz Powders that was once affixed to a bottle or tin; first bordered ith a straight red line, then by one with a white repeating design through it; all printing one in black ink; back still has stamp-like adhesive on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel & Co., Druggists (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Oregon became a state
Material
paper: black; red
Inscriptions
"GENUINE // Seidlitz Powders // A Safe and Agreeable Aperient. // A Grateful Refrigerant and a ild // Laxative, highly esteemed for In- // digestion, Heartburn, Etc // DIRECTIONS - Dissolve he contents of a // blue and white paper separately, each in one- // fourth of a tumbler of ater; then pour on so- // lution into the other, and drink while in a state // of effervescence // PREPARED BY // COTTEL & CO., // Druggists, // N. E. COR. FIRST & GRANT, PORTLAND, OR."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.7 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some sun/age discolouration, especially the bottom left
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Also made Kitsap Hair Tonic, Household Ammonia, etc.
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White Pine Compound label

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001513
Description
Thin paper label for the Cottel Drug Co.'s White Pine Syrup Compound; red ink used for the message with gold used for the "leafy" trim dividing and surrounding the page into three parts; back still has some of the adhesive; square.
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Accession Number
996001513
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents -- ephemera
Cough -- drug therapy -- ephemera
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for the Cottel Drug Co.'s White Pine Syrup Compound; red ink used for the message with gold used for the "leafy" trim dividing and surrounding the page into three parts; back still has some of the adhesive; square.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel & Co., Druggists (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Oregon became a state
Material
paper: yellow; red
Inscriptions
"SYRUP // WHITE PINE // COMPOUND // DOSE - In recent Coughs, from one to two teaspoonfuls, as // required. Children from fifteen drops to one-half // teaspoonful, according to age. // A popular remedy in recent or Chronic Bronchial and Laryngeal // affections, relieving irritating Coughs by promoting expecto- // ration and serving as a sedative in all pulmonary troubles"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.2 cm. x Width: 8.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Left bottom corner creased; some sun/age discolouration; back has some white areas where adhesive is torn away
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Called Kitsap Medicine Company, the Cottel Drug Co., and Cottel & Co., order is unknown, but can be guessed to be: Kitsap Medicine Co., Cottel & Co., and Cottel Drug Co., during which it changed addresses from N.E. Cor. First and Grant Sts. to N. W. Cor. First and Sherman Sts.
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Fragrant Cream label

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001514
Description
Thin paper label for Fragrant Cream which was once affixed to a bottle or tin; back still has tamp-like adhesive; front: thick border of a solid red line, a thick solid gold line and a hinner "waved" line (like a cursive lower-case "u"); message in black tells what the cream oes, how to use it and …
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Accession Number
996001514
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Skin Care -- ephemera
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for Fragrant Cream which was once affixed to a bottle or tin; back still has tamp-like adhesive; front: thick border of a solid red line, a thick solid gold line and a hinner "waved" line (like a cursive lower-case "u"); message in black tells what the cream oes, how to use it and who prepared it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel & Co., Druggists (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Oregon became a state
Material
paper: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
"FRAGRANT CREAM // The Most Exquisite Preparation // FOR THE SKIN. // Cures Chapped Hands, Chafed and // Scaled Skin. // Removes Tan and Freckles. // Ladies pronounce it perfection. // Excellent to use after shaving. // PERFECTLY HARMLESS. // DIRECTIONS. - Shake the bottle // and apply to parts affected on retir- // ing or after washing in the morning. // PREPARED ONLY BY // COTTEL DRUG COMPANY, // Prescription Department," [address]
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Width: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Light sun/age discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Also made White Pine Syrup Compound, Lenaire Almond Cream, etc.
Images
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