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Abbott's Disco No. 1 Tablets [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001616
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
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Accession Number
996001616
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green; orange-red
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. C. E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont. // OUR PRESCRIPTION // DEPARTMENT // WISHES to announce that // they are prepared at any time // to fill your prescriptions for // ABBOT'S // DISCO NO. 1 // TABLETS // the new improved compound // for the relief of dysmenorrhea. // Each tablet contains: // Ephedrine Hydrochloride 1/8 gr. // Acetophenetidin 1 1/2 gr. // A. E. HANNA // Prescription Pharmacy // 184 Bloor St. West, // TORONTO, ONTARIO // Phone 1109"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; two small tears on front left edge top quadrant; some smudging from postmark and some staining from back (light); back: right bottom corner bent; a blue stain near the top and black stain near the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Company around from 1929
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A. E. Hanna Prescription Pharmacy

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.5.2
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a gauze hinge.
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Accession Number
1981.5.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a gauze hinge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Peter Kaellgrin, Royal Oontario Museum; box used by Mrs. Walter Bieniewski of Toronto.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Dated 6/1/43 on instructions inside.
Material
cardboard: green; white
fabric
Inscriptions
Printed on the top of the box: "A. E. HANNA // PRESCRIPTION // PHARMACY // 184 BLOOR ST. WEST, TORONTO // MIDWAY 1109 // DIRECTIONS INSIDE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 4.8 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
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A New Treatment for the Rapid and Permanent Cure of Catarrh [Cure of Catarrh booklet]

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Dates
1883
circa 1883
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001423
Description
A paper of 16 pages (including cover and back) for A.H. Dixon & Son's New Treatment for Catarrh; black print on off-white paper, numbered at the top centre; front is black and white lithography; bound by thread in the middle of the "spine"; inside contains information on what catarrh is, the number…
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Accession Number
996001423
Author
Anonymous
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy -- instruction
Description
A paper of 16 pages (including cover and back) for A.H. Dixon & Son's New Treatment for Catarrh; black print on off-white paper, numbered at the top centre; front is black and white lithography; bound by thread in the middle of the "spine"; inside contains information on what catarrh is, the number of treatments needed, and many testimonials dating from 1881-1883; also gives instructions on what information must be included when writing to them since they prepare each case individually.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Maker
A. H. Dixon & Son
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1883
circa 1883
Date Remarks
Earliest letter, 1881, latest 1883, so must have been published around 1883-1884
Material
paper: black; cream
Inscriptions
"A New Treatment // FOR THE // RAPID AND // PERMANENT // CURE OF // CATARRH // To be had only // of // A.H. DIXON & SON // No. 305 KING ST. // WEST // TORONTO CANADA"; inside: oodles of "medical" explanations and testimonials (see above)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.2 cm. x Width: 7.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper a little sun-aged; lower right corners for first two pages are bent
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Booklet states on p. 6: "our experience for the past four years ...", and since it was published c. 1883-84, the product must have started c. 1879-80; no additional information found
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