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Allen's Cough Balsam

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001023
Description
Clear tinted blue bottle; pressed glass; rectangular shaped body; four recessed panels; three panels have some embossed writing on them; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - stopper missing.
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Accession Number
996001023
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear tinted blue bottle; pressed glass; rectangular shaped body; four recessed panels; three panels have some embossed writing on them; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - stopper missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Panel # 1: "Allen's // Cough // Balsam"; panel # 2: "Montreal"; panel # 3: "Davis & Lawrence Co. Lim."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 4.9 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some residue on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Bon-Opto and eye cup

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996001024 a-b
Description
(a) Empty short square clear glass bottle with flat sides and flattened corners; the bottom of the bottle is closed, flat and slightly convex; the top of the bottle is round and open and has a cylindrical neck and rounded lip; the front and back panels of the bottle have embossed letters; there is …
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Accession Number
996001024 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmic Solutions
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- eye solutions -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Empty short square clear glass bottle with flat sides and flattened corners; the bottom of the bottle is closed, flat and slightly convex; the top of the bottle is round and open and has a cylindrical neck and rounded lip; the front and back panels of the bottle have embossed letters; there is also a small metal eye cup (b), which is a small oval bowl-like piece with an open top that has higher right and left edges; the cup tapers somewhat to a closed flat bottom.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Bon-Opto bottle - Size: Height 7.9 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b - Bon-Opto eye cup - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the bottle reads, "BON-OPTO // FOR // THE EYES" in raised letters; the back of the bottle has "BON-OPTO" in raised letters within an outline of the eye cup; (b) the front of the eye cup has raised letters in the metal which read, "BON-OPTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row C
Condition Remarks
(a) The glass is complete with no chips or cracks; the interior of the bottle has minor residue; the upper corner of the outside front has a small rust stain on it; (b) the metal shows minor wear only with no corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
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Rexall Nerve Remedy

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
996001025
Description
Dark brown rounded rectangular bottle with long cylindrical neck with broken cork stopper stuck in opening; paper label with blue text on front and back panel; embossed on base is the manufacturer's initials.
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Accession Number
996001025
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Nervous System
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Dark brown rounded rectangular bottle with long cylindrical neck with broken cork stopper stuck in opening; paper label with blue text on front and back panel; embossed on base is the manufacturer's initials.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
United Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: brown
ink: blue
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "Rexall // Nerve Remedy // especially recommended // for // Nervous Disorders // Exhaustion // And all Troubles Arising from / Nerve Over-Strain // No. 1803. Proprietary or Patent // Medicine Act // United Drug Co. // Limited // Toronto, Canada"; back: "Rexall // Nerve Remedy //Treatment consists of Rexall Nerve // Remedy and Rexall Orderlies, and should be taken accord - // ing to the following // directions: // THE ELIXIR - Children, one tea - // spoonful in wine glass of water; Ad - // ults, one to two teaspoonsul in // water, according to the severity of // the symptoms. In case of both // children and adults take before // meals and bedtime // REXALL ORDERLIES. Adults, // one tablet night and morning for 3 // days; therafter, one tablet at night // as long as there is constipation. // Rexall Nerve Treatment is worthy // an extended trial, although in the // majority of cases beneficial results // are very speedily noted."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.0 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 4.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label is discoloured and appears to be fairly brittle; one label missing portions from right side, particularly in upper corner
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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Caulk Mercitan Lotion

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001026
Description
Clear round glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper; pressed glass; embossed label on bottle.
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Accession Number
996001026
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear round glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper; pressed glass; embossed label on bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Maker
L. D. Caulk Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Caulk // Mercitan // Lotion // The L. D. Caulk Company // Milford, Del. U.S.A. // Toronto, Can.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.4 cm. x Diam. : 4.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some surface dirt on bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Hunt's Cough Syrup

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001027
Description
Tall rectangular clear glass bottle; long thin cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper; four recessed panels; on one panel there is a white paper label with black writing.
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Accession Number
996001027
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall rectangular clear glass bottle; long thin cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper; four recessed panels; on one panel there is a white paper label with black writing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Hunt's
Site Made (City)
Brant
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
Hunt's // Cough Syrup // of // Wild Cherry and tar // for // Coughs, Colds // Hoarseness // and all irritations of // the throat, lungs // and Bronchial Tubes
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 2.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has some slight surface dirt; paper label is discoloured badly and has some marks of foxing on it
Copy Type
Original
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Hawker's Dyspepsia Cure

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001028
Description
Rectangular medicine bottle; four panels, one on each side but panels not recessed; embossed with manufacturer information; slightly indented kickup bottom; short, fairly wide cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper.
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Accession Number
996001028
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular medicine bottle; four panels, one on each side but panels not recessed; embossed with manufacturer information; slightly indented kickup bottom; short, fairly wide cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Toronto, Oct. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
Hawker Medicine Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The Hawker Medicine Co. Ltd. // Hawker's Dyspepsia Cure // St. John, N.B.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.6 cm. x Width: 4.2 cm. x Depth: 3.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Nothing apparent
Copy Type
Original
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Sloan's Liniment

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001029
Description
Clear glass bottle with Sloan's Liniment inside; paper label on front of bottle which wraps around sides; screw top with metal lid.
Accession Number
996001029
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass bottle with Sloan's Liniment inside; paper label on front of bottle which wraps around sides; screw top with metal lid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Toronto, Oct. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Dr. Earl S. Sloan
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
metal: black
Inscriptions
Sloan's Liniment // Prepared by // Dr. Earl S. Sloan // Limited // Toronto, Ont., Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
12.9 cm
Width
4.8 cm
Depth
3.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper is discoloured and appears to be brittle
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001030
Description
Small clear glass rectangular bottle; four indented sides; slight kickup; embossed label on each of two narrow sides; thin cylindrical neck.
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Accession Number
996001030
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small clear glass rectangular bottle; four indented sides; slight kickup; embossed label on each of two narrow sides; thin cylindrical neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received as a gift from J. Milligan by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection; in Sept. 1993.
Maker
Gilman Brothers
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Dr. Seth Arnold's // Balsam
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.2 cm. x Width: 4.5 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some slight residue on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Ferrovim the Invigorating Tonic

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001031
Description
Large circular pressed glass bottle; two paper labels, a large rectangular one with medicine info. and a small circular one with picture of Davis & Lawrence Co. offices; kickup bottom; short cylindrical neck with broken cork.
Accession Number
996001031
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large circular pressed glass bottle; two paper labels, a large rectangular one with medicine info. and a small circular one with picture of Davis & Lawrence Co. offices; kickup bottom; short cylindrical neck with broken cork.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchase Sept. 1993 from Scott Jordan by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed in glass:"Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd. // Montreal"; on paper label: "Ferrorim // The Invigorating Tonic // Prepared by // David & Lawrence Co. // New York // Montreal Shanghai"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Length
18.3 cm
Diameter
7.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cork broken; paper discoloured with some foxing or mold on upper right edge of paper label; three ripped spots at top of label; some residue of liquid in bottle; #2: no change; #3: dark brown residue in the bottom of the bottle; spots of brown residue throughout the inside of the bottle, approx 5% of the surface; cork has a crack and shows signs of decomposition; labels have stains and parts have peeled off; there are air bubbles within the glass; no cracks.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dr. Kellogg's Catarrh Snuff

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Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001032
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle compised of four panels that are facted at the edges; two side panels with embossed text and two sides with tan paper lables; short and wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper stuck in opening; some powdered contents still in bottle.
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Accession Number
996001032
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Tobacco, Smokeless
Sneezing
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle compised of four panels that are facted at the edges; two side panels with embossed text and two sides with tan paper lables; short and wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper stuck in opening; some powdered contents still in bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Sept.1993 from Scott Jordan.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
cork: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Embosed on two sides: "DOCT. // KELLOGG'S // SNUFF"; front label: "DR. KELLOG'S // CATARRH SNUFF // PREPARED BY // NORTHRUP & LYMAN CO. LIMITED // TORONTO, ONT. // PRICE TWENTYFIVE CENTS // No. 40. The Proprietary or Patent Medicne Act"; back label: "Catarrh, Co[illeg] He[illeg] // Headaches, Sore Eyes, and all // Affections of the Head. // It removes all obstructions, strength - // ens the Glands, and gives a healthy ac - // tion to the parts affected. DOSE: - Three // to five grains four times a day. // None Genuine unless signed [illeg handwritten signature]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row D
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.8 cm. x Width: 3.4 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured and worn, particularly along edges; some of paper missing off rear of label; cork worn and missing sections and stuck in neck
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Harvey_Kellogg
https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/health-nutrition-history-quackery/enigmatic-dr-kellogg
Research Facts
"Catarrh" is a build-up of mucous in the nose and throat, often associated with the common cold. Dr. Kellogg invented a few medicines, and had a philosophy of health based on vegetarianism, exercise, water, sunlight, and cleaning out the bowels. He was also very interested in sexual health; he promoted abstinence and denounced masturbation. He is well known for being the inventor of corn flakes.
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