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pocket medicine case

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1979.29.1 a-k
Description
A leather pocketbook-type case with a snap fastener contains 10 glass drug vials with aluminum screw-on caps; three vials contain remnants of drug; one vial has graduations with measured doses in dessert spoon and teaspoons; (g) has a small vial inside the larger, unlabelled vial; (j) is dessert sp…
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Accession Number
1979.29.1 a-k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A leather pocketbook-type case with a snap fastener contains 10 glass drug vials with aluminum screw-on caps; three vials contain remnants of drug; one vial has graduations with measured doses in dessert spoon and teaspoons; (g) has a small vial inside the larger, unlabelled vial; (j) is dessert spoon and teaspoon measuring vial--max. 2 dessert spoons or 4 teaspoons; handwritten labels on most of them to identify contents.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a-i - vials - Size: Length 85.0 mm x Diam. 18.0 mm
k - case - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 0.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H. Savage of Toronto.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co. (?)
Site Made (Country)
USA / Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
leather: brown
paper: yellowed; brown
glass: clear
metal: grey
Inscriptions
(a) "Aspirin 5 gr."; (b) "Boracic acid"; (c) "Sal. Hepatica"; (d) "Saluital" (?); (e) "Aconite & Iodine"; (g) "Campho-Phenique"; (h) samples? "Throat lozenges"; (i) "Anti-Grippe no. 3 Harty & Co.".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
Two glass vials cracked and broken at bottom.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Pill case belonged to donor's uncle, who practised as a dentist at the turn of the century.
Images
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