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Vaginal Suppositories

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Dates
1929
circa 1929
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
000001277
Description
A cardboard box, bottom and lid are sealed together by a paper label that covers top, bottom, left and right sides; there is a round orange sticker on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000001277
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intravaginal
Pessaries
Description
A cardboard box, bottom and lid are sealed together by a paper label that covers top, bottom, left and right sides; there is a round orange sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1929
circa 1929
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream; orange; black; red
cardboard: cream
Inscriptions
Top: "ONE DOZEN // VAGINAL SUPPOSITORIES // ASTRINGENT Rx B // IN TIN CAPSULES // C678370 // EACH SUPPOSITORY CONTAINS: // Ext. Hyoscyamus, B.P., 1 gr. Ext. Helonias, 1/2 gr. // Ext. Hamamelis, 1 gr. Salicylic acid, 1 gr. // Tannic acid, 1 gr. Boric Acid, 5 grs. // Thymol, 1/32 gr. Eucalyptol 1/16 min. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA"; right side: "MEDICAMENTA . VERA . P D & Co. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE"; left side: identical to right side; bottom: "2 [illeg.] // 1929"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.6 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing and fading somewhat, tattered at edges; box dirty; several abrasions
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
000001429
Description
A cardboard box wrapped and sealed in translucent paper; box has a paper label wrapped around top, right, left and bottom surfaces
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Accession Number
000001429
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intravaginal
Pessaries
Menopause
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
Hot Flashes -- drug therapy
Uterine Hemorrhage -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
Description
A cardboard box wrapped and sealed in translucent paper; box has a paper label wrapped around top, right, left and bottom surfaces
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
paper: red; cream; yellow; black
cardboard: cream
Inscriptions
Top: "HALF DOZEN // VAGINAL SUPPOSITORIES // PARKE-DAVIS // THEELIN // 0.2 mg. (2000 units) // Patented 1934 // Each suppository contains // 0.2 mg. [printed] C737824 [stamped] // (2000 International Units) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed]"; right side: "[illeg.] // A preparation of the crys- // talline estrogenic hormone // in a Glycero-Gelatin base. // See enclosed circular for directions."; left side: "[illeg.] // Co., [illeg.] ouis // Univer [illeg.] of the // product [illeg.] approved // by the Bio [illeg.] aboratory // of St. Louis [illeg.] versity before // being released for sale. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE [printed]"; bottom: "X [illeg.] 71 // 2 70 ["70" superscr.] // 39 [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 1013
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper is torn in several places, especially at edges and corners
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
Images
Less detail