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digitalis folium

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
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Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 29.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.2 cm x Diam 17.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Sam Cronk of Belleville, Ontario.
Maker
Ayerst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1000 Ayerst 1000 // DRY POWDER CAPSULE // No. 313 // DIGITALIS FOLIUM // PYHSIOLOGICALLY TESTED // 15 MINIMS // Tincture of Digitalis C.F. // Made in Canada // AYERST, McKENNA & HARRISION // Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemists // MONTREAL CANADA"; embossed on bottom: "9 // 950 // D // 8366".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 A
Condition Remarks
Label faded; minor white paint flecks on glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Queens Senate Medical School Scholarships Web site; The Canadian Encyclopedia Web site
Research Facts
Dr. Sam Cronk graduated from Queens Medical School in 1915; his son, Dr. L. Bruce Cronk, who donated this bottle also graduated from Queens Medical School in 1946; The first pharmaceutical company in Canada was established in Toronto in 1879 by E.B. Shuttleworth.
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Digifoline ampoules

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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing physician sample box of two glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing physician sample box of two glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
https://www.jpharmsci.org/article/S0898-140X(15)37211-6/pdf
https://www.texasheart.org/heart-health/heart-information-center/topics/digitalis-medicines/
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
administered orally, rectally, or injected intravenously or intramuscularly
treats congestive heart failure; treats heart rhythm problems; increases blood flow; reduce swelling; - digitalis derivative, same uses as digitalis
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digitalis, strophanthus and strychnine 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
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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Digitalis Compound

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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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