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Resolyptol ointment

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Dates
1920
1950
1920-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1979.21.55
Description
A squat glass jar with a metal screw-on lid contains a black, oily substance; yellowed paper label.
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Accession Number
1979.21.55
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Poison Ivy Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Burns -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs, Topical
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A squat glass jar with a metal screw-on lid contains a black, oily substance; yellowed paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
H. Powell Chemical Co., Manufacturing Chemists
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1950
1920-1950
Date Remarks
Valve mark on base of bottle indicates use of a "press and blow" machine, which was in use in the first half of the 20th century; metal screw-on cap indicates a creation date after 1920
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
ointment: black
paper: yellow, black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "OINTMENT // RESOLYPTOL // Used as an antiphlogistic in olysipelas, and as a dressing for burns and scalds. // Poison Ivy // THE // H. POWELL CHEMICAL CO. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid and label worn in some areas.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Lindsey, Bill. Historic Glass Bottle Identification & Information Website. 2010. Society for Historical Archaeology and Bureau of Land Management.
Research Facts
For the treatment of burns, poison ivy; from the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Seigel's Ointment

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7868
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.250
Description
A round tin containing a salve.
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Accession Number
1980.18.250
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Burns -- 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
A. J. White Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "FOR BURNS, SCALDS // SEIGEL'S // [picture] // OINTMENT // SORES, BRUISES, &c [the "c" superscripted and underlined]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row E
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.7 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
A few black stains.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail