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drug vial - Caffeine Cit.

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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.2
Description
A clear glass vial, corked and 1/3 full of light brown pills; has a small horizontal strip label.
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Accession Number
1970.10.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Central Nervous System Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A clear glass vial, corked and 1/3 full of light brown pills; has a small horizontal strip label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: translucent yellow
cork: brown
drugs: light brown
Inscriptions
Handwritten on label: "Caffeine Cit. Gr 1/2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: no chips or cracks in the glass; cork is whole but protruding from the opening by 0.6 cm; the label is yellowed but whole and legible; pills are whole; residue inside of vial; black deposit in centre of label and directly underneath the glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.;
Research Facts
Caffeine Citrate has a good effect on kidney and muscle, and is a CNS stimulant.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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Shuttleworth's Liquor Passiflora

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.67
Description
An amber glass bottle with a cylindrical body, rounded shoulders, narrow neck ending in a pronounced lip; paper label; cork stopper.
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Accession Number
1980.18.67
MeSH Heading
Central Nervous System Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- depressants -- container
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber glass bottle with a cylindrical body, rounded shoulders, narrow neck ending in a pronounced lip; paper label; cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Company Ltd.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
label: brown; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row C
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