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Grove's O-Pen-Trate Salve

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Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.234
Description
A colourful, round metal tin with a "sunrise scene" on the lid and flowers all over; full of contents
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Accession Number
1980.18.234
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A colourful, round metal tin with a "sunrise scene" on the lid and flowers all over; full of contents
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Paris Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Material
metal: orange; yellow; green; black; red
Inscriptions
Printed on lid: "GROVE'S // O-PEN-TRATE // SALVE // (OPENS THE PORES // AND PENETRATES) // For CHEST COLDS, // HEAD COLDS, // SPASMODIC CROUP // [followed by a list of other similar problems] // E W Grove // PRICE 25 CENTS // PARIS MEDICINE COMPANY // TORONTO, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row G
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.3 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
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fluid extract wild indigo

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.245
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with small, rounded shoulders, a medium-sized neck that ends in a lip and a cork stopper, and has a paper label; 1/8 full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.245
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Nausea -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- emetics
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with small, rounded shoulders, a medium-sized neck that ends in a lip and a cork stopper, and has a paper label; 1/8 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Fluid Extract Wild Indigo // Baptisia tinctaria R. Br. // No. 507 // Purgative, emetic, astringent and antiseptic // 369506"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label torn
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Bovel's Herb and Gum Salve

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.249
Description
A round tin containing a salve.
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Accession Number
1980.18.249
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Eczema -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A round tin containing a salve.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Bovel Mfg. Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "DR. BOVEL'S // HERB // AND // GUM SALVE // FOR BURNS, CUTS, SCALDS, CHAPPED HANDS, // ECZEMA, PIMPLES, PILES, CORNS, SORES, ETC. // PRICE 25¢ PER BOX // WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD // INVALUABLE AS A HOUSEHOLD REMEDY // PREPARED ONLY BY // BOVEL MFG. CO. // [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row E
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.0 cm x Diam. 4.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottom is scratched
Copy Type
Original
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Hebra Eczema Ointment

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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.251
Description
A round tin containing a salve.
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Accession Number
1980.18.251
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Eczema -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A round tin containing a salve.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Chemists' Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Material
metal: silver; grey; black
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "HEBRA // ECZEMA OINTMENT // Speedily relieves & cures Eczema, Salt // Rheum, Humors, Pustules, Itching Piles, // Ulcers, Barber's Itch, and all skin diseases. // . . . // THE CHEMISTS' CO. // Of Canada Limited // TORONTO, ONT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.2 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusted
Copy Type
Original
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Fluid extract larkspur seed

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.256
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with sharply rounded shoulders, a narrow neck and a pronounced lip; closed with a cork; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.256
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with sharply rounded shoulders, a narrow neck and a pronounced lip; closed with a cork; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
glass: amber
paper: brown
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Fluid Extract // Larkspur Seed"; embossed on bottom: "PD & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork broken at top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The American Illustrated Medical Dictionary," W.A.N. Dorland, 20th ed., 1944
Research Facts
Larkspur is also known as Delphinium, the seeds of which are useful as a painkiller in neuralgia and rheumatism; also diuretic and emmenagogue.
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Dr. Pierce's favourite prescription

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Dates
1920
1945
1920-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.275
Description
A short-necked glass bottle of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription with a metal screw-on cap and a paper label; rectangular with rounded corners; almost full of brown liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.275
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A short-necked glass bottle of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription with a metal screw-on cap and a paper label; rectangular with rounded corners; almost full of brown liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Pierce's Proprietaries Inc.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1945
1920-1945
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."; dating based on dates of production and metal threaded cap
Material
glass: clear
metal: black; green; white
paper: cream; blue; red
liquid: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on top of cap: "DR. PIERCE'S // [image of R.V. Pierce with signature] // MEDICINES"; printed on side of cap: "MADE IN USA"; label on front of bottle: "CONTAINS 8 1/2 // FLUID OUNCES // Dr. Pierce's // FAVORITE // Prescription // FP // TRADE MARK REG. // The medicinal plants from which this remedy // is compounded are: // VALERIAN ROOT (Valeriana Officinalis) // BLACK HAW (Viburnum Prunifolium) // BLUE COHOSH ROOT (Caulophyllum Thalictroides) // UNICORN ROOT (Helonias Dioica) // BLACK COHOSH ROOT (Cimicifuga Racemosa) // OREGON GRAPE ROOT (Berberis Aquifolium) // DOSE // For adults, 1 or 2 teaspoonfuls with // water three times a day. For full // directions, see circular. // Keep in a cool place, and tightly capped. // Manufactured only by // PIERCE'S PROPRIETARIES, Inc. // Proprietors // BUFFALO, N.Y. FORT ERIE NORTH, ONT."; label on back of bottle reads the same in French; left side of bottle has "R. V. PIERCE, M. D." embossed into the side; right side of bottle has "BUFFALO, N. Y." embossed; embossed on base of bottle: "84 [the letter "P" in a circle] 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: back label curling slightly at bottom right corner; small moisture stains on front and back covers.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Griffenhagen, George B., and Mary Bogard. "History of Drug Containers and Their Labels." Madison, WI: American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, 1999 (page 82)
Research Facts
Dr. Pierce's Favourite Prescription was produced between 1870 and 1945. Metal threaded caps became common on glass bottles in the 1920s.
Exhibit History
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #2
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Hebra Eczema Ointment

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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.278 a-b
Description
A box containing a round tin that contains a salve.
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Accession Number
1980.18.278 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Eczema -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A box containing a round tin that contains a salve.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
tin - Size:
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Chemists' Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Material
cardboard: orange; black
metal:
Inscriptions
Printed on top of box: "HEBRA // ECZEMA // OINTMENT // AN EFFECTIVE REMEDY FOR // Eczema, Salt Rheum, Humors, // Pustules, Itching Piles, // Ulcers, // Barber's Itch and all Skin Diseases // DIRECTIONS ON INSIDE LABEL // PRICE 25 CENTS // PREPARED BY THE // Chemists' Co. of Canada, Limited // Toronto, Ontario"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row B
Copy Type
Original
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Jad brand salts

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.283
Description
Glass bottle with a roughly oval cross section, rounded shoulders, short, medium-wide neck with a screw-on metal lid that covers the whole neck; full of white crystalline pieces; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.283
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass bottle with a roughly oval cross section, rounded shoulders, short, medium-wide neck with a screw-on metal lid that covers the whole neck; full of white crystalline pieces; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wyeth Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
paper: beige; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "KEEP DRY AND SECURELY CORKED // Jad // BRAND // Salts // REGISTERED TRADE MARK // Cooling and Refreshing // DISTRIBUTED BY // WYETH CHEMICAL CO. INC. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. // NEW YORK, N.Y."; "Beware of Counterfeits"; "To assist in flushing the bowels and thereby increasing intestinal elimination of waste products, take one tablespoonful or one metal capful of Jad Salts in the morning before breakfast."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1922 The F.D.A. issued a “default decree of condemnation, forfeiture and destruction” against Wyeth Chemical Co. for misbranding their product.
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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.291
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders, medium-narrow neck, and pronounced lip; corked with contents; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.291
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders, medium-narrow neck, and pronounced lip; corked with contents; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: beige; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "KOLA CORDIAL // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; embossed on bottom: "P. D. & Co. // A valuable stimulant to the heart and kidneys // This product is used in the treatment of alcoholism and to relieve muscular fatigue, also employed in diarrhea and in depressed condition of the nervous system."; embossed on bottom: "P. D. & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
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Allenbury's Malted Food No. 3

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Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Pediatrics
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Accession Number
1980.18.323
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key and a circular attached to the top of the can.
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Accession Number
1980.18.323
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Pediatrics
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Food, Fortified
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key and a circular attached to the top of the can.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on item: "The label and packing is adopted June, 1929."
Material
metal: brown; light yellow; black
paper
Inscriptions
Printed on tin is a picture of a mother feeding a child, and "The Allenburys' // Malted Food // No. 3 // A malted food for use after the birth month of infant life when the digestive secretions normally contain diastasic ferments, and can deal with the products of the partial conversion of wheaten flour of high albuminoid content"; instructions and compositions are listed on the tin in English and French.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row A
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 10.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavy rust on top of tin.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Information on how to prepare ”Allenbury’s Milk Food, attaching teats to and cleaning the ‘Allenbury’s Feeder’ bottle can be found in 009.021.005 ‘Infant Feeding and Management’ by Allen & Hanburys Ltd. April 1923.
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