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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001236
Description
Metal box with lid which is hinged on at the top back; the box was a container for Voxoids pellets and is blue on the outside and silver inside.
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Accession Number
996001236
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Metal box with lid which is hinged on at the top back; the box was a container for Voxoids pellets and is blue on the outside and silver inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Odessa in Aug.1995.
Maker
The Toronto Pharmacal Company Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver; blue
paper: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on top paper label, "VOXOIDS // A Menthol and Licorice Pellet // Antiseptic - Soothing - Penetrating"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.1 cm. x Width: 4.2 cm. x Depth: 1.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container has a very minor scratch on the bottom; top label is complete and legible; no corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Templeton's Raz-Mah Capsules

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001303
Description
One-piece cardboard box with open ends, made to house a now-missing packet; box originally held Raz-mah capsules; the box has printed product information on the top, bottom and both sides.
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Accession Number
996001303
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
One-piece cardboard box with open ends, made to house a now-missing packet; box originally held Raz-mah capsules; the box has printed product information on the top, bottom and both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Templeton's Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: beige; red; orange; black
Inscriptions
Box front reads,"CHRONIC BRONCHITIS // ASTHMA // HAY FEVER // SMOKERS' COUGH // TEMPLETON'S // RAZ-MAH CAPSULES // J.C. Templeton // ALSO USED FOR HEAD AND BRONCHIAL COLDS // MADE BY // TEMPLETON'S LIMITED // 56 COLBORNE ST. TORONTO 2 CANADA"; box bottom lists same information in French; sides list directions and retail price and contents
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.9 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Cardboard box shows very minor wear at the sides; all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
For chronic bronchitis, asthma, hay fever, smokers' cough, and head and bronchial colds
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
993004224
Description
Small glass full bottle of Fedrasol Syrup as a physician's sample; used for treatment of childhood respiratory infections, i.e., whooping cough, bronchitis, etc.
Accession Number
993004224
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
Description
Small glass full bottle of Fedrasol Syrup as a physician's sample; used for treatment of childhood respiratory infections, i.e., whooping cough, bronchitis, etc.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: black
glass: dark brown
paper: turquoise; black; white
Inscriptions
Printed in black on turquoise paper label: PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // FEDRASOL // Syrup // 401-08 // Abbott // Narcotic regulations pro- // hibit inclusion in this sample of Codeine Phosphate 1/2 // gr. per oz. provided in re- // gular stock formula. // ABBOTT LABORATORIES LIMITED MONTREAL
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row E
Length
8.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
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stramonium leaves

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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
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "STRAMONIUM LEAVES // C33665 [stamped] // (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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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
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Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
box - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Laurentian Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: brown; black
glass
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "NEW PE-RU-NA // TONIC"; "Manufactured for: Consolidated Royal Chemical Corporation"; from attached circular: "Cure for coughs due to colds"; "Gentle stimulator"; "Restores strength and energy"; "Aid to sleep".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row E
Copy Type
Original
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Grove's O-Pen-Trate Salve

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.234
Description
A colourful, round metal tin with a "sunrise scene" on the lid and flowers all over; full of contents
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Accession Number
1980.18.234
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A colourful, round metal tin with a "sunrise scene" on the lid and flowers all over; full of contents
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Paris Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: orange; yellow; green; black; red
Inscriptions
Printed on lid: "GROVE'S // O-PEN-TRATE // SALVE // (OPENS THE PORES // AND PENETRATES) // For CHEST COLDS, // HEAD COLDS, // SPASMODIC CROUP // [followed by a list of other similar problems] // E W Grove // PRICE 25 CENTS // PARIS MEDICINE COMPANY // TORONTO, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row G
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.3 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Sim's Catarrh Powder

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.52
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with rounded shoulders and a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; original contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.52
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with rounded shoulders and a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; original contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
E.A. Goodman
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: transparent
paper: brown; black
powder: white
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "E.A. GOODMAN, TORONTO"; "DR. SIM'S CATARRH POWDER."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 20.6 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle has a chipped rim.
Copy Type
Original
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Catarrhozone Cough Balsam

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001349
Description
Blake rectangular light aqua glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; the front panel is flat and undecorated (likely originally had a paper label); the back and two side panels are recessed and there is embossed lettering on the back pane…
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Accession Number
996001349
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Blake rectangular light aqua glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; the front panel is flat and undecorated (likely originally had a paper label); the back and two side panels are recessed and there is embossed lettering on the back panel; the bottle bottom has an embossed number; the bottle is empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Kim Snyder (Toronto), on July 9, 1994.
Maker
N.C. Polson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
glass: light aqua
Inscriptions
Back embossing reads, "CATARRHOZONE COUGH BALSAM // PREPARED BY // N.C. POLSON & CO. // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS // KINGSTON CANADA"; bottle bottom embossed with the number "149"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.3 cm. x Width: 5.0 cm. x Depth: 2.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks or wear; the inside and the outside of the bottle are both clean
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Photo
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; "Canadian Bottle and Stoneware Collector" (magazine) issue No. 16, April/May/June 1996, p. 27; there are three binders of information on the Polson Co. (Catarrhozone Co.) with Dr. Chiong's written records; a photograph (b & w) has been taken
Research Facts
See 996.001.269a-c
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870-1890
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
014002099 a-b
Description
Empty translucent aqua-tinted rectangular glass bottle tapered at neck with tan cork closure in broken neck; two tan paper labels on front and back; labels contain name, price, a declaration of the product's quality and directions for its use; side panels are embossed with product name.
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Accession Number
014002099 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Tobacco, Smokeless
Sneezing
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty translucent aqua-tinted rectangular glass bottle tapered at neck with tan cork closure in broken neck; two tan paper labels on front and back; labels contain name, price, a declaration of the product's quality and directions for its use; side panels are embossed with product name.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b - cork - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Di/am. 2.1cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870-1890
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: aqua-tinted
paper: brown
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. KELLOGG'S // CATARRH SNUFF // PREPARED BY // NORTHROP & LYMAN // PRICE, TWENTY-FIVE CENTS // This SNUFF is the best article // known for the cure of Catarrh, // cold in the Head, Headache, 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. Use the same // as common snuff, 4 to 6 times a day, // None Genuine unless signed, Northrop & Lyman"; embossed on sides: " DOCT // KELLOGG'S // SNUFF"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row C
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed, shows minor wear and surface grime with stains; neck is missing large chunks, approximately half the cork is only partially supported
Copy Type
Original
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Skinner's Balsam of Aniseed

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Dates
1882
circa 1882
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001337
Description
Rectangular light aqua glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; there is a ring lower on the neck near the shoulders; all four panels are recessed; the front is flat and undecorated (likely originally had a label); the sides are both flat…
Accession Number
996001337
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular light aqua glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with
a flat top and squared edges; there is a ring lower on the neck near the shoulders; all
four panels are recessed; the front is flat and undecorated (likely originally had a label);
the sides are both flat and undecorated; the back has embossed lettering, as well as the
bottom; the bottle is empty
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Kim Snyder (Toronto) on
July 9 1994
Maker
Henry Skinner
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1882
circa 1882
Material
glass: light aqua
Inscriptions
Bottle back embossed, "SKINNER'S // BALSAM OF ANISEED // KINGSTON ONT."; bottle bottom has an
embossed "4" in the middle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.7 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks or wear; bottle is clean on the inside and outside
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; "Bottlers and Bottles, Canadian" by O. Urquhart, p. 207
Research Facts
Skinner, H. & Co. drug listed in 1867/82/95 dir./ad.
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