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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001087 a-b
Description
Empty rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with rod style neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with removable cork (b); tan paper label with black text on centre; flat sides; mould lines and minor bubbles in the glass visible; bottom with embossed numbers and letters.
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Accession Number
000001087 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with rod style neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with removable cork (b); tan paper label with black text on centre; flat sides; mould lines and minor bubbles in the glass visible; bottom with embossed numbers and letters.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: amber
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "500 // GELATIN // COATED // No. 4[illeg] // OPIUM // EXTRACT // ¼ GRAIN // PILLS. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A."; embossed on bottom: "P D & CO. // 382 "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row E
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 9.3 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is severely discoloured, torn, and with minor missing pieces at edges (especially at the top); cork cracked and crumbling at edges
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit L-2017-7 Niagara Historical Society Museum 16 OCt 2017 - 28 Nov 2018.
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Rhubarb and Soda

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Dates
1939
1940
circa 1939
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001307 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back; it is full of tablets
Accession Number
000001307 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back; it is full of tablets
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1940
circa 1939
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream; red; orange; brown
glass: brown
metal: black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "500 C.T. No. 98 // RHUBARB // AND SODA // Rx ["x" part of the tail of the "R"] B // COMPRESSED // TABLETS // Amx per [illeg.] // Powdered Rhubarb . 1 1/2 grs. // Sodium bicarbonate . 1 1/2 grs. // Oil Peppermint . . . q.s. // Dose, 1 to 4 Tablets. // C731859 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "48-S-B F // 7"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row F
Length
a - 12.5 cm
Width
a - 5.7 cm
Depth
a - 3.5 cm b - 1.2 cm
Diameter
b - 3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dirty; label yellowing, dirty and peeling at top corners; yellow-brown accretion on bottom of bottle (probably old adhesive); no apparent problems with cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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