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Wellcome Tincture of Digitalis

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Dates
1914
circa 1914
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
996001160
Description
Square amber glass bottle; paper labels on two sides of bottle; one label is much longer than the other; cylindrical neck with cork stopper.
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Accession Number
996001160
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square amber glass bottle; paper labels on two sides of bottle; one label is much longer than the other; cylindrical neck with cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994.
Maker
Burroughs, Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Wellcome // Tincture of // Digitalis // British Pharmacopoeia 1914 // Poison // Burroughs, Wellcome & Co. // London (Eng.) // 16 Fl. oz. (455 cc.)"; "Wellcome Chem Works" embossed in glass on bottom of bottle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.2 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 6.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper labels are discoloured and very brittle; appears to be deposits on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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digitalin hypodermic tablets

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001451 a-e
Description
Three plastic tubes (b-d) filled with digitalin hypodermic tablets stopped with corks and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic inside a cardboard box (a) separated by a sheet of cardboard folded to form a divider (e); tubes have a paper label on the front, as does the box; box has a round fluorescent…
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Accession Number
000001451 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiotonic Agents
Description
Three plastic tubes (b-d) filled with digitalin hypodermic tablets stopped with corks and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic inside a cardboard box (a) separated by a sheet of cardboard folded to form a divider (e); tubes have a paper label on the front, as does the box; box has a round fluorescent sticker on the back.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
d - tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
e - divider (unfolded) - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 6.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Material
cardboard: cream; red; beige
plastic: translucent yellow
cork: beige
paper: white; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 1943 // HYPODERMIC // TABLETS // No. 9 // [illeg. handwritten text] // DIGITALIN // 1/100 GRAIN // NOTE – Subject to deterioration by // age through spontaneous decomp- // osition of active ingredient // POISON // C758864 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. "; bottom: "HYPODERMIC TABLETS // No. 9 // DIGITALIN // 1/100 GRAIN"; back: "43 [handwritten on sticker]"; (b-d) "No. 9 // HYPODERMIC TABLETS // DIGITALIN 1/100 GRAIN // NOTE – Subject to deterioration by age thro- // ugh spontaneous decomposition of // active ingredient. C758864 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // POISON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box is yellowing, dirty, and scuffed; label is peeling; labels on tubes yellowing; no apparent problems with divider.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940-1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001512 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); contains digitalin hypodermic tablets; bottle has a paper label on three sides, and is wrapped in translucent paper that has been torn off at shoulder level on the bottle; there is a fluorescent orange sticker and a rectangular whi…
Accession Number
000001512 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); contains digitalin hypodermic tablets; bottle has a paper label on three sides, and is wrapped in translucent paper that has been torn off at shoulder level on the bottle; there is a fluorescent orange sticker and a rectangular white sticker on the wrapper
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940-1945
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: black
glass: brown
paper: blue; red; white; black; orange
Inscriptions
Top: "100 H.T. No. 9 // DIGITALIN // 1/100 GRAIN // (0.00065 Gm.) // C767559 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "NOTE – Subject to deterior- // ation by age through spon- // taneous decomposition of // active ingredient."; left side: "HYPODERMIC TABLETS // POISON"; back: "X E [illeg.] // 10"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row E
Length
a - 5.7 cm
Width
a - 2.2 cm
Depth
a - 1.7 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper is torn down the left side; 0.4-cm tear in label on left side; no apparent problems with cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1970.10.1
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top half-filled with brownish colour coated flaat circular tablets; prescription label wih hand written directions and dosages.
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Accession Number
1970.10.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top half-filled with brownish colour coated flaat circular tablets; prescription label wih hand written directions and dosages.
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
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
drugs: brown
Inscriptions
Label has: "Heart Tablets (Digitalis) [handwritten]" and "DIRECTIONS" followed by handwritten directions and dosages.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The label is not well glued to the vial; #2: no chips or cracks in the glass; the lid is discoloured with a black sheen but no active corrosion; the label is yellowed and stained, but firmly affixed to the glass; pills appear whole.
Copy Type
Original
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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digitalin compound

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Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1980.18.202
Description
A flattened brown glass bottle closed with a cork and with a paper label affixed to one side; shoulders angle in sharply and are rounded; narrow neck; 1/4 full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.202
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flattened brown glass bottle closed with a cork and with a paper label affixed to one side; shoulders angle in sharply and are rounded; narrow neck; 1/4 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Digitalin Compound // Elixir No. 23"; "This combination of valuable Heart Tonics will be found most useful in case of Heart Disease, Pneumonia, [illeg.], any condition where collapse or heart failure is feared."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
Length
19.2
Width
6.5 cm
Depth
4.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle one-quarter full of contents; label coloured with age; #2: bottle is dusty; label is darkened but still legible and fully affixed to the glass; cork is whole; no chips or cracks in the glass; label torn in the centre, approx. 0.3 cm in diameter.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Lily of the Valley Root

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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1980.18.243
Description
A square-based glass bottle with rounded shoulders, a narrow neck ending in a lip, and closed with a cork; a paper label; 2/3 full of dark liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.243
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiotonic Agents
Diuretics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A square-based glass bottle with rounded shoulders, a narrow neck ending in a lip, and closed with a cork; a paper label; 2/3 full of dark liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: brown
Inscriptions
On label: "Ext. Convallaria Maj. Fl. Lily of the Valley Root // Dose: one to five minims"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
10.5 cm
Width
3.5 cm
Depth
3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Cardiac stimulant and diuretic; similar to digitalis in action.
Convallaria majalis, commonly known as lily-of-the-valley, is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial that that typically forms an indefinitely-spreading ground cover to 8-12” tall.
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digitalis folium

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
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Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 29.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.2 cm x Diam 17.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Sam Cronk of Belleville, Ontario.
Maker
Ayerst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1000 Ayerst 1000 // DRY POWDER CAPSULE // No. 313 // DIGITALIS FOLIUM // PYHSIOLOGICALLY TESTED // 15 MINIMS // Tincture of Digitalis C.F. // Made in Canada // AYERST, McKENNA & HARRISION // Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemists // MONTREAL CANADA"; embossed on bottom: "9 // 950 // D // 8366".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 A
Condition Remarks
Label faded; minor white paint flecks on glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Queens Senate Medical School Scholarships Web site; The Canadian Encyclopedia Web site
Research Facts
Dr. Sam Cronk graduated from Queens Medical School in 1915; his son, Dr. L. Bruce Cronk, who donated this bottle also graduated from Queens Medical School in 1946; The first pharmaceutical company in Canada was established in Toronto in 1879 by E.B. Shuttleworth.
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Digifoline ampoules

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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing physician sample box of two glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing physician sample box of two glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
https://www.jpharmsci.org/article/S0898-140X(15)37211-6/pdf
https://www.texasheart.org/heart-health/heart-information-center/topics/digitalis-medicines/
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
administered orally, rectally, or injected intravenously or intramuscularly
treats congestive heart failure; treats heart rhythm problems; increases blood flow; reduce swelling; - digitalis derivative, same uses as digitalis
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001083
Description
Cylindrical amber-coloured (plastic?) container stopped with a cork; label on cylinder and on cork; contains four compressed hypodermic tablets.
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Accession Number
000001083
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiotonic Agents
Description
Cylindrical amber-coloured (plastic?) container stopped with a cork; label on cylinder and on cork; contains four compressed hypodermic tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
plastic (?): amber
paper: red; brown; beige; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
"HYPODERMATIC TABLETS // No. 100. // C 153168 // Digitalin, pure, 1-60 gr. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; top: "PAR [illeg.] // DAVI [illeg.] // [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.4 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on cylinder is yellowed and wrinkled; label on cork is abraded; otherwise sound
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001084
Description
Cylindrical amber-coloured container stopped with a cork; paper label surrounds cylinder; contains 12 round compressed hypodermic tablets.
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Accession Number
000001084
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiotonic Agents
Description
Cylindrical amber-coloured container stopped with a cork; paper label surrounds cylinder; contains 12 round compressed hypodermic tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
plastic (?): amber
paper: cream; red; black
cork: light brown
Inscriptions
"25 [illeg.] ERMIC TABLETS // DIGITALIN 1/100 GRAIN // Note - Subject to deterioration by age thro- // ugh spontaneous decomposition of // active ingredient. // C765952 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // POISON // No. 9"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.1 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on cylinder is yellowed and abraded; cork is broken; otherwise sound
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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