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pocket medicine case

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997002433 a-k
Description
A rectangular double folded leather set of pocket pharmaceutical case (a) with leather loops to hold ten glass vials with metal screw-top caps (b-k) in two separate groups of six; missing two vials; all vials are empty; without labels; each section has two leather side flaps to contain contents; on…
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Accession Number
997002433 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A rectangular double folded leather set of pocket pharmaceutical case (a) with leather loops to hold ten glass vials with metal screw-top caps (b-k) in two separate groups of six; missing two vials; all vials are empty; without labels; each section has two leather side flaps to contain contents; once folded metal snap closure.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - case - Size (folded): Length 10.7 cm x Width 9.1 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
d - vial - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
f - vial - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
h - vial - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
i - vial - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
j - vial - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Maker
The J. F. Hartz Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Donor
Material
leather: black, brown
glass: clear
metal: grey, brown
ink: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on upper flap interior: " THE J. F. HARTZ Co., LIMITED // TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-5
Condition Remarks
Leather worn on main exterior flap and edges; leather slightly hardened; minor green / blue corrosion on several metal caps; vial interiors contain powdery residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous Faculty of Medicine #: 997.001.968 a-k; CD #6
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend - Vandewater Galler in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
Images
Less detail
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
Images
Less detail