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BDC Gin Pills for the Kidneys

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
General Treatment
Pharmacy, General
Treatment
Home Health
Accession Number
1974.4.1 a-c
Description
A yellow pill tin with black markings and printing (a) with a lid (b) and a circular containing a complete discussion and directions for use in several languages.
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Accession Number
1974.4.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
General Treatment
Pharmacy, General
Treatment
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Kidney Diseases -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Backache -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Pharmacy -- pamphlet
Drug Packaging -- container -- box and packet
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Drugs -- pamphlet
Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter multi-purpose cures – container
Description
A yellow pill tin with black markings and printing (a) with a lid (b) and a circular containing a complete discussion and directions for use in several languages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Charles De. Gossage of Toronto.
Maker
National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; black
paper: light green
Inscriptions
On tin lid: "BDC // GIN // PILLS // FOR THE // KIDNEYS // TRADE MARK REGISTERED"; around lower edge of tin: "40 PILLS // PROPRIETARY ARTICLES DEPARTMENT - NATIONAL DRUG AND CHEMICAL COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED, MONTREAL, CANADA"; on bottom: "GIN PILLS FOR THE KIDNEYS // No. 5611 The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. Take one or two pills four times a day, before or after meals, and at bedtime [followed by same information in French]"; circular contains a complete description and directions, in several languages.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.2 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Modern container, but similar in design to earlier containers.
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Gravol antiemetic kit

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1979.12.17
Description
Black fold-out plastic case with compartments for Gravol pills in glass, plastic, and cardboard containers; instructions printed on cards and displayed within case.
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Accession Number
1979.12.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Black fold-out plastic case with compartments for Gravol pills in glass, plastic, and cardboard containers; instructions printed on cards and displayed within case.
Part Names
pill bottles - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
pill boxes - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Murdoch.
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
plastic: black; clear
paper: white; blue; black; yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Dr. Haber F. Teney.
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triangular bandage

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Dates
1938
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
General Treatment
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1979.20.8
Description
A box-like paper wrapper contains a triangular bandage.
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Accession Number
1979.20.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
General Treatment
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- emergency
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- home front
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Description
A box-like paper wrapper contains a triangular bandage.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. C.D. Gossage of Toronto.
Maker
T.J. Smith & Nephew Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hull
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1938
Date Remarks
Package has "December 1938" printed on it.
Material
paper: blue; beige
Inscriptions
Printed on front of package: "Home Office // Air Raid Precaution Department // TRIANGULAR // BANDAGE // (COMPRESSED) // T.J. SMITH & NEPHEW, LTD. HULL // DECEMBER 1938".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Still wrapped; package torn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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Dates
1950
1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1979.21.51
Description
Physician's sample of Nembutal in squarish tin; back has directions in both English and French.
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Accession Number
1979.21.51
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Barbiturates
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Physician's sample of Nembutal in squarish tin; back has directions in both English and French.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ontario.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
Material
metal: green
ink: black; white
Inscriptions
On top of tin: "TO OPEN, PRESS HERE // NEMBUTAL* // (Pentobarbital sodium, Abbott) // 1 1/2 grs // Abbott // SIX CAPSULES// [Sodium-Ethyl (1-methylbutyl)-barbiturate, Abbott] // *TRADE MARK REG'D LIST NO. 3114 // ABBOTT LABORATORIES // LIMITED MONTREAL"; on back: "PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // Powerful, rapid acting // sedative, hypnotic and // antispasmodic having a // prolonged sedative but // a brief hypnotic effect. //DOSE: ONE TO TWO // CAPSULES // (1 1/2 grs. 3 grns.): repeated in French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 4.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
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
1930
1950
1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
Accession Number
1979.6.2
Description
Empty cylindrical metal canister with a short narrow neck and a thin lid; lid is punctured; information is printed on a paper label on the outside of the can.
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Accession Number
1979.6.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
Empty cylindrical metal canister with a short narrow neck and a thin lid; lid is punctured; information is printed on a paper label on the outside of the can.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
E. R. Squibb & Sons Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Date Remarks
Ether only used widely until 1960s; Squibb started c. 1925.
Material
metal: grey
paper: yellow, brown, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "SQUIBB // ETHER, U.S.P. // FOR GENERAL ANESTHESIA BY INHALATION // NOTE: [followed by precautionary instructions] // ANTIDOTES [followed by antidotes] // Usual dose: By inhalation, as required // Complete prescribing information available by request // CAUTION [followed by cautionary notes] // E.R. Squibb & Sons Ltd. Montreal, Canada // Capacity of canister: 1/4 lb. or 115 gm; Lot 0L 76217; List 40820"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Length
10.0 cm
Diameter
5.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached.
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Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
box - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Laurentian Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
cardboard: brown; black
glass
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "NEW PE-RU-NA // TONIC"; "Manufactured for: Consolidated Royal Chemical Corporation"; from attached circular: "Cure for coughs due to colds"; "Gentle stimulator"; "Restores strength and energy"; "Aid to sleep".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row E
Copy Type
Original
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Tuttle's elixer

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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.220
Description
A long, narrow, cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a short neck ending in a lip and a metal screw-on cap; completely wrapped around with a paper label; full of contents; attached circular inside wrapping and unable to remove.
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Accession Number
1980.18.220
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Veterinary Medicine
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow, cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a short neck ending in a lip and a metal screw-on cap; completely wrapped around with a paper label; full of contents; attached circular inside wrapping and unable to remove.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Tuttle's Elixir Company
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: beige; brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "TUTTLE'S // MANUFACTURED BY // TUTTLE'S ELIXIR COMPANY // MONTREAL, CANADA"; and "Tuttle's Elixir Special Veterinary Liniment."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 4.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Outer paper wrapping is torn
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Samuel A. Tuttle moved from stable owner in 1883 to medicine manufacturer in 1885. In 1885 Samuel A. Tuttle was the proprietor and owner of a small business selling his Tuttle's Elixir. The Tuttle's Elixir Company was established in 1894. The address was 19 Beverly St. Boston, Mass. The company stayed in business until 1968.
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Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia Elixer

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Dates
1870
1910
1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1980.18.222
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.222
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Lyman, Knox & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1910
1870-1910
Material
glass: transparent
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Elixir, Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia"; "It has been employed with great success in Dyspepsia, Gastralgia, General Debility of the system, and in all the numerous disorders dependent on want of tone and vigour of the stomach and digestive organs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 19.6 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork broken at top.
Copy Type
Original
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broom tops fluid extract

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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.292
Description
Glass cylindrical bottle with small, rounded shoulders, medium-wide neck, large lip; corked; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.292
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Diuretics
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass cylindrical bottle with small, rounded shoulders, medium-wide neck, large lip; corked; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
National Drug and Chemical Company of Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: beige; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "NATIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL LABORATORY // FLUID EXTRACT // BROOM TOPS // PREPARED BY // NATIONAL DRUG AND CHEMICAL // COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // MONTREAL"; properties and preparations are listed on the back label; "Properties: Diuretic."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly chipped; cork stopper is broken
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
1980.18.293
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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