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dispensed medicine bottle

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Dates
1870
1885
circa 1870-1885
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.24.2
Description
Empty square clear glass pharmacy bottle with rectangular cream paper label on three sides; handwriting on cream paper label with brown ink; mould lines visible; missing cork closure.
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Accession Number
1969.24.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs -- Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging-- container -- bottle
Description
Empty square clear glass pharmacy bottle with rectangular cream paper label on three sides; handwriting on cream paper label with brown ink; mould lines visible; missing cork closure.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
C. A. Mitchell
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1885
circa 1870-1885
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream, brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "C. A. MITCHELL, Chemist, &c. // To be painted on // the knee twice a day // 6110. Mr. Clarke. NO. // Corner Church & Queen Sts., Toronto."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-11
Length
2.9 cm
Width
2.9 cm
Height
8.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Interior bottom with minor brown stains, paper and ink faded and with minor product stains
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet Document
Reference Comments
Edited by E. B. Shuttleworth, Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal: Published by the authority of the Ontario College of Pharmacy Volume XVI, Toronto, 1882. https://books.google.ca/
Research Facts
An unspecified medicine prepared by C. A. Mitchell, a Chemist in Toronto at the corner of Queen and Church Streets until 1882 when he sold his business to R. N. Dickson of Ottawa. Presumably, this bottle predates this year and was prepared for a Mr. Clarke for a knee ailment.
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