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tintura senegae pharmacy bottle

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Dates
1857
1935
circa 1857-1935
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050014 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a glass covered label on the front, and a paper label on the back.
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Accession Number
003050014 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a glass covered label on the front, and a paper label on the back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 5.9 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 3.6 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; This bottle was used to hold tintura senegae.
Maker
Whitail - Tatum & Co.
Site Made (City)
Millville
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1857
1935
circa 1857-1935
Date Remarks
The company was in operation from 1857-1935.
Material
glass: clear liquid: brown
Inscriptions
"Tr. SENEGAE" printed on a label on the front; "CLIFFORD SINE // CITY // DRUG STORE // DRUGGIST // GANANOQUE. ONT." printed on a label on the back of the bottle; 77,S - 8 oz // 25¢ oz" printed on the rear label in pencil; "W T & CO // A" embossed on the base
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Condition Remarks
The ink on the label beneath the glass has run a little bit.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," Third Edition, by William Whitla, MD, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," Digger Odell Publications, 2004; "Identification and Price Guide, First Edition," by Michael Polak, Avon Books, New York, 1994
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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pulveris acaciae pharmacy bottle

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Dates
1857
1935
circa 1857-1935
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050018 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a glass covered label on the front and a paper label on the back.
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Accession Number
003050018 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a glass covered label on the front and a paper label on the back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Diam. 4.8 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 3.2 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; This bottle was used to hold pulveris acaciae.
Maker
Whitail - Tatum & Co.
Site Made (City)
Millville
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1857
1935
circa 1857-1935
Date Remarks
The company was in operation from 1857-1935.
Material
glass: clear
liquid: brown
Inscriptions
"P.GLYCYRRH." printed on a label on the front; "W T & CO // A" embossed on the base; CLIFFORD SINE // CITY // DRUG STORE // DRUGGIST // GANANOQUE, ONT." printed on the label on the back; there are indecipherable handwritten numbers and letters on the paper label
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
The paper label has come off.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics," Third Edition, by William Whitla, MD, Henry Renshaw, London, Eng. 1885; Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Determining the Age of Medicine Bottles: Dating your Medicine Bottles," Digger Odell Publications, 2004; "Identification and Price Guide, First Edition," by Michael Polak, Avon Books, New York, 1994
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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Dates
1890
1959
circa 1890-1959
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050022 a-b
Description
A white glass pharmacy bottle (a); has a plastic screw on cap (b) and a paper label.
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Accession Number
003050022 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A white glass pharmacy bottle (a); has a plastic screw on cap (b) and a paper label.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 4.2 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; was used to store Protargol.
Dates
1890
1959
circa 1890-1959
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: white
plastic: white
paper: white; blue
Inscriptions
"Protargol" is printed on the label
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Condition Remarks
Fine
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; Internet: "U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management"; CD #9.
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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Dates
1890
1959
circa 1890-1959
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050023 a-b
Description
Empty heavy white circular glass pharmacy bottle (a) with a plastic screw on cap (b) and a paper label.
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Accession Number
003050023 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
Empty heavy white circular glass pharmacy bottle (a) with a plastic screw on cap (b) and a paper label.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 4.2 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Dates
1890
1959
circa 1890-1959
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: white
plastic: white
paper: white
ink: blue
Inscriptions
"Acriflavina" is printed on the label
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Condition Remarks
Fine
Reference Types
Websites
Book
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories;
"U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management" Website
https://www.britannica.com/science/acriflavine
https://jramc.bmj.com/content/jramc/54/1/19.full.pdf
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-28/antiseptic-used-in-wwi-could-hold-key-to-treating-superbugs/8062496
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
Taken by Intravenous injection or applied topically. Used as antiseptic, to treat sleeping sickness and viral infections. Anti-bacterial. Also known as Acriflavine. Dye (stains skin) obtained from coal tar. Used to kill parasites that cause sleeping sickness in World War I.
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Dates
1920
1930
1920 - 1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997001959 a-vv
Description
A rectangular leather medical case (a) with 3 removable trays (b, c, d) of medicine vials (e-vv); vial (e) is glass with a black metal screw top; vials (f, g, i, k-q, v-y, bb, ll) are glass with metal screw-top caps; vials (h, j, r-u, z, aa, cc-kk, mm-vv) have cork stoppers in the top; all vials ar…
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Accession Number
997001959 a-vv
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A rectangular leather medical case (a) with 3 removable trays (b, c, d) of medicine vials (e-vv); vial (e) is glass with a black metal screw top; vials (f, g, i, k-q, v-y, bb, ll) are glass with metal screw-top caps; vials (h, j, r-u, z, aa, cc-kk, mm-vv) have cork stoppers in the top; all vials are labelled using slices of the labels in 997002489.
Number Of Parts
48
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 31.4 cm x Width 19.2 cm x Depth 15.5 cm
b - tray - Size: Length 27.8 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
c - tray - Size: Length 27.8 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
d - tray - Size: Length 27.8 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
f - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
h - vial - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
i - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
j - vial - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
k - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
l - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
m - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
n - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
o - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
p - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
q - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
r - vial - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
s - vial - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
t - vial - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
u - vial - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
v - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
w - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
x - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
y - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
z - vial - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
aa - vial - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
bb - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
cc - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
dd - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
ee - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
ff - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
gg - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
hh - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
ii - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
jj - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
kk - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
ll - vial - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
mm - vial - Size: Length 13.7 x Diam. 2.0 cm
nn - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
oo - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
pp - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
qq - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
rr - vial - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
ss - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
tt - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
uu - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
vv - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Provenance
Dontated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University; the case was owned by Dr. Horace. C. Mabee, M.D., C. M. of Kingston..
Dates
1920
1930
1920 - 1930
Date Remarks
Based on date of stamp on shipping box of new labels
Material
leather: black
metal: grey
glass: clear
paint: black
cork: brown
paper: cream
Inscriptions
printed on vial (e): “s[Illeg.]da – Bicarb”; (f): “Cal 1/4”; (g): “Cal + // so[Illeg.]”; (h): “Amino // [Illeg.]lline // [Illeg.]; (i): “Tumin[Illeg.] // 1 ½ - ¼ gr”; (j): “Nitro // glycerine”; (k): “Torman”; (l): “[Illeg.]gitalis // 1 ½”; (m): “soda // Bicarb”; (n): “Asthma”; (o): “cal 1/10”; (p): “sodium amptal iii”; (q): “camphor // opii Tannin”; (r): “Asthma”; (s): “Chlorodyne”; (t): “sodium // salicylate”; (u): “Trigesic”; (v): “soda // bicarb”; (w): “sulfa // 7 ½ “; (x): “[Illeg.] // Children”; (y): “sulfa 7 ½ // gr”; (z): “K.I”; (aa): “Codine // ¼”; (bb): “mercury”, “POISON”; (cc): “B[Illeg} // s[Illeg.]”, “POISON”; (dd): “Friars // Balsam”; (ee): “[Illeg.] // Hydrate // Co”; (ff): “arom // spls // ammonia”; (gg): “sulfa”; (hh): “na Br”; (ii): “Casceema”; (jj): “Hyper // Tension”; (kk): “ APC + C”; (ll): “APC”; (mm): “ARC + C”; (nn): “APC”; (oo): “H. H. (o)”; (qq): “B // Chloro // dyne”; (ss): “wine”; (tt): “Bronchial // (P)”; (uu): “Syr nebite // Pine Co”; (vv): “Squille[Illeg.] // (o)”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
All labels are printed with his name and there is a shipping box addressed to him within the case (997002489); CD #1
Exhibit History
On display in the Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall removed January 27, 2010
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dispensing medicine box

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002120
Description
Empty rectangular one piece white cardboard box with blue ink with manufacturer's name, address and a space for the patient.
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Accession Number
014002120
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
Empty rectangular one piece white cardboard box with blue ink with manufacturer's name, address and a space for the patient.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
paper: white, tan
ink: blue
Inscriptions
Printed: "GLASS - WITH CARE // FOR // FROM J. D. B. FRASER & SON, // DISPENSING DRUGGISTS, // ESTABLISHED 1828 PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 14.3 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear aroudn edges, minor stains on one end, one flap loose
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930 - 1950
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Home Health
Accession Number
015005001
Description
Short squat cylindrical brown wax coated cardboard container with salve in heavy cardboard container with cylindrical non-removable lid; one-quarter full with hardened black paste; shallow circular push up bottom and embossed manufacturer information on bottom; lid has rolled top edge and depressed…
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Accession Number
015005001
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Podiatry
Drugs -- topical -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
MM= Drugs -- topical
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Drug Packaging
Ointments
Description
Short squat cylindrical brown wax coated cardboard container with salve in heavy cardboard container with cylindrical non-removable lid; one-quarter full with hardened black paste; shallow circular push up bottom and embossed manufacturer information on bottom; lid has rolled top edge and depressed top surface with hand written product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Duplicate in their collection; previously at Queen's University Masters of Art Conservation Program.
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930 - 1950
Date Remarks
Dates provided by donor
Material
paper: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Hand written on top of lid in black ink: “Helliotrope (?) // salve 30 %”; embossed on bottom: “10”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Length
2.5 cm
Diameter
3.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor cracking all over side wall; large dent in side wall; minor abrasion and scratches on bottom
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
“Salve.” Dictionary.com, 2019. Accessed 8 June 2019.
Research Facts
A salve is a topical medicated cream or ointment used on the skin to heal or relieve symptoms.
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pharmacy bottles in protective case

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Dates
1920
1950
c. 1920-1950
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
992061001 a-j
Description
Travelling prescription bottles with glass stoppers are inserted into metal sheaths; bottoms have cotton ball padding; tops have spring-loaded plate trattling; appears to be constructed to fit into a case or box (missing)
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Accession Number
992061001 a-j
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Travelling prescription bottles with glass stoppers are inserted into metal sheaths; bottoms have cotton ball padding; tops have spring-loaded plate trattling; appears to be constructed to fit into a case or box (missing)
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - stuck together
b - black; stuck in shell
c - lid for (b)
d - glass bottle
e - metal bottom for (d)
f - metal top for (d)
g - glass bottle with stopper
h - metal bottom for
i - metal top for
j - paper label for (d)
Dates
1920
1950
c. 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Though the bottles themselves are of an older style, Drs. Bogart and Boucher, a father and son-in-law partnership, had a practice together in Kingston from around the 1920s onward. According to the label on one of the bottles, the bottles most likely came from this practice.
Material
glass: clear; grey
metal: grey
fabric: white
Inscriptions
On label: "& BOUCHER // T., KINGSTON // to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. // with label"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - stuck together - Size: Length 12.3 cm. x Diam. 4.5 cm
b - black; stuck in shell - Size: Length 11.9 cm. x Diam. 4.5 cm
c - lid for (b) - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Diam. 5.0 cm
d - glass bottle with label - Size: Length 9.1 cm. x Diam. 4.1cm
e - metal bottom for (d) - Size: Length 6.3 cm. x Diam. 4.5 cm
f - metal top for (d) - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Diam. 5.0 cm
g - glass bottle with stopper - Size: Length 9.0 cm. x Diam. 3.5 cm
h - metal bottom for (g) - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diam. 3.7 cm
i - metal top for (g) - Size: Length 6.2 cm. x Diam. 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
some metal is corroded inside where medicine leaked; scratches; dents; #2: lids corroded; liquid inside vial b
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://www.aquaexplorers.com/Bottle_collecting_mold_marks.htm
https://www.facebook.com/VintageKingston/photos/a.161632017314321/1466515323492644/?type=3&theater
Research Facts
The bottles appear to have no seam, which indicates that they may have been hand blown.
Drs. Bogart and Boucher practised together in Kingston. Dr. Boucher was married to Dr. Bogart's daughter Thelma Wells Bogart, who was a horticulturalist.
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004300 a-x
Description
Black leatherette folding medicine case holding assorted glass ampoules and two blades; inside is inscribed "C.M. Bracken, M.D."; ampoules are of various ages
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Accession Number
993004300 a-x
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Black leatherette folding medicine case holding assorted glass ampoules and two blades; inside is inscribed "C.M. Bracken, M.D."; ampoules are of various ages
Number Of Parts
24
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 15.3 cm. x Width 7.1 cm. x Depth 3.7 cm.
b - digitaline - Size: Length 4.8 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
c - mersalyl B.D.H. - Size: Length 4.5 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
d - amyl nitrate - Size: Length 5.0 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
e - glycerophosphate - Size: Length 4.9 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
f - adrenalin chloride - Size: Length 4.9 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
g - camphor in oil - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
h - camphor in oil - Size: Length 5.1 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
i - camphor in oil - Size: Length 4.9 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
j - digifortis - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
k - carbachol B.D.H. - Size: Length 4.9 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
l - antistine - Size: Length 5.4 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
m - glycerophosphate - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
n - solution pentobarbital sodium - Size: Length 5.2 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
o - carbachol - Size: Length 4.6 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
p - solution pentobarbital - Size: Length 5.4 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
q - camphor in oil - Size: Length 5.0 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
r - salyrgan/theophylline solution - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
s - ethophylline - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
t - digifortis - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
u - nikethamide - Size: Length 5.9 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
v-w - blades - Size: Length 5.0 cm. x Width 0.6 cm. x Depth 0.1 mm.
x - paper wrapper - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Width 2.6 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Material
paper: cream; black
glass: clear; brown
wood: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"C.M. Bracken, M.D."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
# 1: (b-u): paper labels show wear; # 2: no damage; #3: no new damage; #4: decomposing liquids
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit
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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.26.4 a-l
Description
A rectangular rigid black leather pill case (l) with 20 leather loop holders for pill bottles; there are 11 pill bottles (a-k) with aluminum screw tops; each contains pills and has a paper label affixed.
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Accession Number
1981.26.4 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A rectangular rigid black leather pill case (l) with 20 leather loop holders for pill bottles; there are 11 pill bottles (a-k) with aluminum screw tops; each contains pills and has a paper label affixed.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a-k - pill bottles - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
l - case - Size: Length 26.0 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
leather: black; brown
glass: clear
metal: silver
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Typed on paper labels: (a) "Pheno-codeine"; (b) "Coramine"; (c) "Phenalone"; (e) "Ephedrine & nembutal"; (f) "Penobarb grs. 1 1/2"; (g) "Nebutol grs. 1 1/2"; (h) "Soneryl grs. 1 1/2"; (i) "Pagenan Grs. 7 1/2"; (j) "Phenobarb Grs. 1 1/2"; (k) "Aspirin Grs. 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-5
Condition Remarks
Holding straps broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice. The Pagenan (i) was the first sulphonilamide, early 1940s.
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