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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
003050013 a-b
Description
A clear glass pharmacy bottle (a) with stopper (b); the bottle has a glass covered label on the front and a molded label on the back along with a sticker; there is a thick brown liquid inside the bottle.
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Accession Number
003050013 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 molded label on the back along with a sticker; there is a thick brown liquid inside the bottle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 15.7 cm x Diam. 5.7 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.8 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 syrup of prusus virginiana (wild cherry bark); the bottle was originally a perfume bottle which was probably re-used as a pharmacy bottle.
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
"SYR. PRUNI V." printed on a label on the front; "JOHN TAYLOR & CO // PERFUMERS // TORONTO" embossed on the back; "CLIFFORD SINE // CITY // DRUG STORE // DRUGGIST // GANANOQUE. ONT." printed on a label on the back of the bottle; "ES // 15 oz" printed on the rear label in pencil; "W T & CO // A // U.S.A." embossed on the base
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Condition Remarks
The glass covering over the label on the front is chipping, and the label is peeling.
Reference Types
Book
Internet
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
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
JPG
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; CD #3
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
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
JPG
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; 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
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-A
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.
Images
Less detail
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
A white glass pharmacy bottle (a); has 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
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 acriflavina.
Dates
1890
1959
circa 1890-1959
Date Remarks
Internet
Material
glass: white
plastic: white
paper: white; blue
Inscriptions
"Acriflavina" is printed on the label
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
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
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14247
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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pharmacy bottles in protective case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact789
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.
Images
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