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Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
997027021
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp.
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Accession Number
997027021
Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- advertisements
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Peter Lewis when he was the Vice President of Operations at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Allied Printing
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
paper: off-white; green
Inscriptions
The front of the button reads, "A nurse // is a nurse // is a nurse // ALLIED PRINTING // TRADES COUNCIL // UNION LABEL // TORONTO, ONT. 13."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Dimension Notes
Depth: 0.8 cm. x Diam. : 5.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The button arrived somewhat dusty; there is some minor discolouration (grey spots) on the paper on the outside edges of the front; the metal shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Davis and Lawrence Aspargin [advertising ink blotter]

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Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001446
Description
Cardboard blotter for Davis & Lawrence Aspargin Kidney Pills; frame in yellow; the paper is black with "David & Lawrence" in white, a yellow circle with black writing in the centre, and what the pills were used for in yellow; druggist stamp in faint purple.
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Accession Number
996001446
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Cardboard blotter for Davis & Lawrence Aspargin Kidney Pills; frame in yellow; the paper is black with "David & Lawrence" in white, a yellow circle with black writing in the centre, and what the pills were used for in yellow; druggist stamp in faint purple.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15 1995 (before).
Maker
David & Lawrence Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
When the company moved to New York
Material
paper: black; yellow; white; purple
Inscriptions
"DAVIS & LAWRENCE // ASPARGIN // the D & L // KIDNEY // PILLS // For INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS of the // KIDNEYS & BLADDER // Stamp (very faint) - Fletcher Drug Store // STANDARD - ALT. [?]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.5 cm. x Width: 8.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some of the black on the front has rubbed away in tiny spots; edges are soft; left, bottom corner top layer slightly torn away; top, near right, paper has also lifted off slightly; back: front slightly stained through; visible crease in left top area
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
No additional information on this product, but for more information on Perry Davis, etc.
Images
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Aspargin Kidney Pills [advertising ink blotter]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2484
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001447
Description
Cardboard blotter for Davis & Lawrence Aspargin Kidney Pills; very similar to .446, except background is white and all lettering is in black; back does have some ink on it; no druggist's stamp.
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Accession Number
996001447
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Cardboard blotter for Davis & Lawrence Aspargin Kidney Pills; very similar to .446, except background is white and all lettering is in black; back does have some ink on it; no druggist's stamp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15 1995 (before).
Maker
David & Lawrence Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
When the company moved to New York
Material
paper: black; yellow; white
Inscriptions
"DAVIS & LAWRENCE // ASPARGIN // the D & L // KIDNEY // PILLS // For INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS of the // KIDNEYS & BLADDER // STANDARD - ALT. [?]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.3 cm. x Width: 8.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Edges are a little soft; back: staining around the edges; some ink marks from blotting; some of the front ink has stained through
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail