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Dr. Grosvenor's Liveraid [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1879
circa 1879
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001402
Description
Light cardboard trade card (chromolithograph), smaller than a postcard, for Dr. Grosvenor's Liveraid; colour on the front, depicting three chubby birds, a rose, and an assortment of leaves; back: tan with dark brown lettering telling of uses and cost.
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Accession Number
996001402
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Light cardboard trade card (chromolithograph), smaller than a postcard, for Dr. Grosvenor's Liveraid; colour on the front, depicting three chubby birds, a rose, and an assortment of leaves; back: tan with dark brown lettering telling of uses and cost.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Maker
Bufford (card)
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1879
circa 1879
Date Remarks
Copyright date cut off, but 996.001.674 is identical
Material
paper: yellow; brown; green; blue; pink
Inscriptions
Front reads, "DR. GROSVENOR'S // LIVERAID // THE // WONDERFUL . LIVER . REMEDY // SMALL DOSES, PROMPT EFFECT"; back: claims to cure only liver or stomach trouble (includes malaria, rheumatism)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Length
12.7 cm.
Width
6.8 cm.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
:
Condition Remarks
Front - very good except for small line running through the words where the paper has worn away; back - the three corners have had some cardboard removed, looks like tape or putty caused it when they were removed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Great Patent Medicine Era" by Adelaide Hechtlinger, p. 219
Research Facts
Exact card found in Hechtlinger, p. 219
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
010020391
Description
Clear glass bottle containing ipecac with cork closure; rectangular bottle with manufacturer's information embossed on back; white paper label on front printed with black ink states product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; bottle is m…
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Accession Number
010020391
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
MM= Drugs -- emetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass bottle containing ipecac with cork closure; rectangular bottle with manufacturer's information embossed on back; white paper label on front printed with black ink states product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; bottle is mostly full of brown liquid
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
Melvin & Badger
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
wood: brown
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "MELVIN & BADGER, // Apothecaries. // 43 TEMPLE PLACE, // BOSTON."; handwritten on front: "Syrup Ipecaec"; embossed on back: "Melvin & Badger Co. // APOTHECARIES // BOSTON MASS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
8.8 cm
Width
3.7 cm
Depth
2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork deteriorating, but keeps a tight seal on contents; paper label is worn
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
Images
Less detail