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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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Stramonium Leaves

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001121
Description
A paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic; paper label covers top, front and back; contains dried plant material.
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Accession Number
000001121
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Cough -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic; paper label covers top, front and back; contains dried plant material.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "STRAMONIUM LEAVES // C33665 // (Datura Stramonium Lin.) // No. 255 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. // CANADA"; front: "SYNONYMS - Thornapple, Jamestown // weed, Jimson weed; Feuilles d stra- // moine, Fr.; Stechapfelblätter, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // NATURAL ORDER - Solanaceæ. // HABITAT - N. temperate zone."; back: "PROPERTIES - Anodyne and anti- // spasmodic. The leaves are used in // the form of cigarettes for asthma. // POISONOUS. Antidotes - emetics, stom- // ach pump, stimulants.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row B
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label yellowed; insect exit holes on bottom, left and right sides; plastic still sealed; some plant material has escaped packet and is trapped in the plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
Personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; "Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," Jack Willson, part 1, page 4.
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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couch grass liquid extract

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3932
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001141 a-b
Description
(a) Cylindrical brown glass bottle, with screw top and Bakelite (?) cap (b); paper label on front, fluorescent orange sticker on side and rectangular white sticker on bottom; bottle is 1/3 full of liquid.
Accession Number
000001141 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Diuretics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Cylindrical brown glass bottle, with screw top and Bakelite (?) cap (b); paper label on front, fluorescent orange sticker on side and rectangular white sticker on bottom; bottle is 1/3 full of liquid.
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
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white; brown; red; blue; orange; cream
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "4 Fl. ozs. No. 674 // LIQUID EXTRACT // COUCH GRASS // B.P. 1914 // Agropyron repens; Beauv. // 15 [illeg., handwritten]// DEMULCENT, EMOLIENT AND // MILDLY DIURETIC. // TRADE MARK MEDICAMENTA VERA PD & CO // Dose of the Liquid Extract—1 to 2 fluid drachms // (4 to 8 cc.) C776056 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "JW [handwritten]"; (b) "PD & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Length
a - 13.3 cm b - 1.7 cm
Diameter
a - 4.6 cm b - 2.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; flaking yellow accretion on bottom (old adhesive?); label somewhat yellowed; dust in the embossed letters on cap
Copy Type
Original
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digitalis, strophanthus and strychnine tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3986
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001194
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with metal cap (b) and paper label, sealed in a translucent paper wrapper.
Accession Number
000001194
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with metal cap (b) and paper label, sealed in a translucent paper wrapper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; cream; blue; translucent brown
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 C.C.T. No. 192 // DIGITALIS // STROPHANTHUS // AND STRYCHNINE // Chocolate coated // Tablets // Dose: // 1 or 2 tablets // PARKE-DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; right side: "C766820 // Tr. Digitalis, Food and // Drugs Act – 4 mins. // Tr. Strophanthus, // Food and Drugs Act 1 min. // Strychnine Nitrate 1/100 gr."; left side: "NOTE: Subject to deteriora- // tion by age through sponta- // neous decomposition"; back: handwritten, illegible.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 6.1 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Long (4.3 cm) tear in back of paper wrapper; smaller (0.5 cm) tears on front; impossible to determine condition of bottle and cap without destroying wrapper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
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Storaxol Ointment No. 24

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
000001235 a-d
Description
Foil tube (c) with paper label and metal cap (d) in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (b).
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Accession Number
000001235 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Dermatologic Agents
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Description
Foil tube (c) with paper label and metal cap (d) in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (b).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.9 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 9.6 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
d - cap - Size: Length 0.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system 1933
Material
cardboard: white; green
paper: white; red; beige; black; green
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "Ointment No. 24 // STORAXOL // Antiseptic, Sedative and Antipruritic Ointment. // Contains storax, resorcin, menthol, camphor, carbolic acid (4.8%), // and sulphur, incorporated with a suitable base. // PARKE-DAVIS & CO. WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; front: "Storaxol is valuable in pruritus ani and pruritus vulvae, and in skin // diseases in which itching is a conspicuous symptom. It is also // indicated in the treatment of eczema and similar cutaneous affections"; bottom: identical to top; back: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE. // Storaxol should be applied directly to the affected part. It is sometimes // spread upon lint or linen and laid upon the selected area. The dressing may // be covered with a bandage if desired. // PRINTED IN U.S.A."; right side: "STORAXOL // MEDICAMENTA VERA PD & Co. // OINTMENT"; left side: identical to right side; (b) "To the Medical Profession. // Storaxol // [text continues, essentially repeating indications and directions on box // Parke, Davis & Company. // W. L. Rev. 1-30"; (c) "STORAXOL // (OINTMENT No. 24) // contains Storax, Resorcin, // Menthol, Camphor, Car- // bolic acid (4.8%) and Sul- // phur, incorporated with a // suitable base. // C701587 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., // CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box very fragile at seams; abraded, dirty; ink fading; top flap torn halfway off; leaflet severely yellowed, tattered at edges and stained by ointment where tube has leaked; tube label is yellowed and dirty; tube is corroded, dented, cracked open at back and some oitnment has leaked out; some corrosion on cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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camphor in oil ampoules

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001291 a-o
Description
Twelve small individual cardboard boxes (c-n) (sealed, presumably containing full ampoules) in a two piece lift off lid (b) style container inside another cardboard box (a), along with a dull blade (o).
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Accession Number
000001291 a-o
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Camphor
Cardiotonic Agents
Description
Twelve small individual cardboard boxes (c-n) (sealed, presumably containing full ampoules) in a two piece lift off lid (b) style container inside another cardboard box (a), along with a dull blade (o).
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b-n - each box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
o - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 0.7 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "1 Dozen 1 cc. Size No. 4 // GLASEPTIC AMPOULES // CAMPHOR IN // OIL // FOR INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION // EACH CC. CONTAINS: // Camphor, 0.2 Gm. (3 grs.) // Pure Vegetable Oil, q.s. // Same Medicinal Strength // as N.F. Formula. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "USE THE MARKER TO SCRATCH // THE AMPOULE AT THE CONSTRICTION. // BREAK BY GENTLE PRESSURE. // [line drawing indicating constriction] // SCRATCH HERE // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit, Mich."; back: "SUGGESTIONS FOR THE // PHYSICIAN // Camphor in Oil is chiefly // used as a diffusible heart stim- // ulant for the purpose of sup- // porting the system during a // crisis in a severe illness or // when a collapse is threatened. // Injections should be made // slowly and deeply into the // muscles. // DOSE: // 1 to 3 cc. (3 to 9 grains) ac- // cording to indications. Much // larger doses may be given // when antipneumococcic effect // is desired."; left side: ""Glaseptic" Ampoules // (Parke, Davis & Co.'s // brand of Ampoules) // assure the physician // that the sterile solu- // tions, accurately com- // pounded and uniform // in character, are // maintained in a type // of glass that prop- // erly preserves their essential charac- // teristics. [logo, see sketch on accession sheet]"; top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO // Laboratories: // Detroit, U.S.A. // Walkerville, Canada // London, England // Sydney, Australia // Havana, Cuba Shanghai, China // Mexico City, Mexico // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Buenos Aires, Argentina // C741035 [stamped]"; bottom: "CAMPHOR IN // OIL [printed] // 4 00 ["00" superscr.] [handwritten] // 0.2 GM. (3 GRS.) // (GLASEPTIC AMPOULES No. 4)"; (c-n): front: "1 CC. Size GLASEPTIC AMPOULE No. 4 // CAMPHOR IN OIL // CAMPHOR, 0.2 GM. (3 GRS.)"; bottom: PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit, Mich."; back: "Each ampoule contains sufficient excess // to permit withdrawal and administration // of 1 cc."; top: "STERILE SOLUTION"; right side: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; left side: identical to right side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row F
Condition Remarks
All cardboard is somewhat yellowed; some spots of corrosion on blade, otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
websites
Reference Comments
Wikipedia "Camphor"; WedMD "Camphor".
Research Facts
For injection as heart stimulant; also for respiratory problems. In 1980, products called "Camphor Oil" or similar names were banned in the U.S. because camphor is a poison; dangerous to injest.
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Digitalis Compound

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4098
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001305 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a cylindrical neck and a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/2 full of pills
Accession Number
000001305 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a cylindrical neck and a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/2 full of pills
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: red; cream
glass: brown
metal: black; orange-red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "2 doz // 35 // 500 G.C.P. No. 862 // DIGITALIS // COMPOUND, // B.P. CODEX // (GUY'S HOSPITAL) // (PILL DIGITALIS, SQUILL AND // MERCURY, N.F.V.) // GLOSS-COATED PILLS // Mass of Mercury - 1 grain // Powd. Squill - - 1 grain // Powd. Digitalis - 1 grain // AVERAGE DOSE – 1 Pill. // NOTE – Subject to deterioration // by age through spontaneous de- // composition of active ingredient. // C772359 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "2 4099 D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Condition Remarks
Bottle dusty; label yellowing, dirty; cap corroding where paint has been scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Rhubarb and Soda

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4100
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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digitalin hypodermic tablets

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001451 a-e
Description
Three plastic tubes (b-d) filled with digitalin hypodermic tablets stopped with corks and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic inside a cardboard box (a) separated by a sheet of cardboard folded to form a divider (e); tubes have a paper label on the front, as does the box; box has a round fluorescent…
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Accession Number
000001451 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiotonic Agents
Description
Three plastic tubes (b-d) filled with digitalin hypodermic tablets stopped with corks and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic inside a cardboard box (a) separated by a sheet of cardboard folded to form a divider (e); tubes have a paper label on the front, as does the box; box has a round fluorescent sticker on the back.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
d - tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
e - divider (unfolded) - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 6.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Material
cardboard: cream; red; beige
plastic: translucent yellow
cork: beige
paper: white; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 1943 // HYPODERMIC // TABLETS // No. 9 // [illeg. handwritten text] // DIGITALIN // 1/100 GRAIN // NOTE – Subject to deterioration by // age through spontaneous decomp- // osition of active ingredient // POISON // C758864 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. "; bottom: "HYPODERMIC TABLETS // No. 9 // DIGITALIN // 1/100 GRAIN"; back: "43 [handwritten on sticker]"; (b-d) "No. 9 // HYPODERMIC TABLETS // DIGITALIN 1/100 GRAIN // NOTE – Subject to deterioration by age thro- // ugh spontaneous decomposition of // active ingredient. C758864 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // POISON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box is yellowing, dirty, and scuffed; label is peeling; labels on tubes yellowing; no apparent problems with divider.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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strychnine sulphate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4325
Dates
1930
1935
circa 1930-1935
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001499
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle stopped with a cork; bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is empty.
Accession Number
000001499
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Heart Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle stopped with a cork; bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1935
circa 1930-1935
Date Remarks
Based on lot number 1932
Material
paper: white; red; black; orange
cork: beige
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "100 T.T. No. 161 // STRYCHNINE // SULPHATE // Tablet Triturates // 1/60 GRAIN // POISON // C693108 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; right side: "[illeg. handwritten] // Dose, 1 Tablet."; left side: "Medicamenta Vera" // indicates devotion to truth // and quality in the manu- // facture and testing of medicinal products"; bottom "D // 6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty; cork crumbling around edge
Copy Type
Original
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