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campaign button

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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
Less detail

Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd. [promotional booklet]

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001573
Description
Booklet printed in black and red advertising various products of the Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd.; 8 pages; Painkiller, Menthol the D & L Plaster, Pyny Balsam, D & L Liver Pills, Rennecine Tablets, Princess Indelible Marking Ink, Hinds' Honey and Almond Cream, the D & L Menthol Salve, The D & L Emulsiā€¦
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Accession Number
996001573
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Description
Booklet printed in black and red advertising various products of the Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd.; 8 pages; Painkiller, Menthol the D & L Plaster, Pyny Balsam, D & L Liver Pills, Rennecine Tablets, Princess Indelible Marking Ink, Hinds' Honey and Almond Cream, the D & L Menthol Salve, The D & L Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil, Dr. Channing's Sarsaparilla.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date from postmark on accompanying letter
Material
paper: cream
ink: red; black; buff
Inscriptions
Back reads, "CURE ALL YOUR PAINS WITH // Pain-killer. // A Medicine Chest in itself. // PERRY DAVIS // 25 AND 50 CENT BOTTLES // Davis & Lawrence Co., Limited // MONTREAL // CANADA // NEW YORK // U.S.A."; front reads, "MENTHOL // THE D & L PLASTER // The Best Anti-Rheumatic Plaster made. // FOR // SCIATICA, PLEURISY, // STITCHES, CRICKS, // NEURALGIA, RHEUMATISM // AND LAME BACK"; plus advertising claims.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.8 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Folds are the original used to fold up the sheet into a booklet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Images
Less detail