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Nature's Remedy Vegetine [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001742
Description
Small paper trade card for Vegetine; front: chromolithograph on a silver background of one small boy opening a basket with a goose in it and a lobster (?), which is pinching the other boy; centre top has a trademark; back: praise of the product.
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Accession Number
996001742
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Vegetine; front: chromolithograph on a silver background of one small boy opening a basket with a goose in it and a lobster (?), which is pinching the other boy; centre top has a trademark; back: praise of the product.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
H. R. Stevens
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
paper: black; silver; brown
Inscriptions
Front: "NATURE'S REMEDY. // VEGETINE // THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER."; back: "Purifies the Blood, Renovates and In- // vigorates the Whole System. // ITS MEDICINAL QUALITIES ARE // Alterative, Tonic, Solvent and Diuretic. // VEGETINE // Is no untried remedy; on the contrary; it has achieved // a reputation which thousands of testimonials fully // substantiate. It is recommended by both physi- // cians ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Width: 7.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: white "frame" has been cut off; silver is worn to black or white in many places
Copy Type
Original
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Nature's Remedy Vegetine [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2780
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001743
Description
Paper trade card for Nature's Remedy Vegetine; front: chromolithograph of a Newfoundland dog, Major; back: descriptions of Major, etc., and list of cures.
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Accession Number
996001743
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Paper trade card for Nature's Remedy Vegetine; front: chromolithograph of a Newfoundland dog, Major; back: descriptions of Major, etc., and list of cures.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
H. R. Stevens
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Date Remarks
Before 1906 ("cures")
Material
paper: black; white; brown
Inscriptions
""OUR TRUST" // VEGETINE // THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER."; back: "Major is the name of this pure blood // Newfoundland dog, owned by the proprietor of Vegetine. Major is six years old, weighs 125 pounds; is very intelligent, sagacious // and faithful; a good watch-dog, and a great // pet among children. This picture was litho- // graphed from an oil painting taken from life. .."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; front: two tears along the right edge; one tear in the bottom edge; the four corners are lighter than the rest; back: four corners are lighter and have some top paper ripped off and some excess paper still there from adhesive; some darker brown staining along left
Copy Type
Original
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Nature's Remedy Vegetine [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2781
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001744
Description
Small paper trade card for Vegetine; front: chromolithograph on a gold background of a "little" fiddler playing for a goose and its gosling; trademark in upper right corner; back: promotion of Vegetine in powder form.
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Accession Number
996001744
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Vegetine; front: chromolithograph on a gold background of a "little" fiddler playing for a goose and its gosling; trademark in upper right corner; back: promotion of Vegetine in powder form.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
H. R. Stevens
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
paper: yellow; white; brown
Inscriptions
Front: "NATURE'S REMEDY. // VEGETINE // THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER."; back: "THE BARKS, ROOTS AND HERBS // FROM WHICH VEGETINE IS MADE // IN POWDER FORM, // SOLD FOR 50 Cts. A PACKAGE. // ONE PACKAGE WILL MAKE // TWO BOTTLES OF VEGETINE // IN LIQUID FORM. // VEGETINE put up in this form is within the reach of all. // By making the medicine yourself, you can, from a 50 cent // package ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.2 cm. x Width: 7.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: some of the gold is worn to black and white in several places; back: several darker stained areas, and several where paper (top) has come away
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Nature's Remedy Vegetine [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2782
Dates
1879
circa 1879
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001745
Description
Small paper trade card for Vegetine; front: chromolithograph on a silver background; one small man with butterfly net is knocked down by a butterfly, while the other tries to pin it; back: testimonials; front: trademark upper right.
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Accession Number
996001745
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Vegetine; front: chromolithograph on a silver background; one small man with butterfly net is knocked down by a butterfly, while the other tries to pin it; back: testimonials; front: trademark upper right.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
H. R. Stevens
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1879
circa 1879
Date Remarks
Latest testimonial dated Dec. 10, 1878
Material
paper: silver; white; brown
Inscriptions
Front: "NATURE'S REMEDY. // VEGETINE // THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER."; back: "PURIFIES THE BLOOD, // RENOVATES AND INVIGORATES the Whole SYSTEM. // Six Bottles Every Spring. // SICK HEADACHE. // MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10th, 1878 // H.R. STEVENS, BOSTON: // DEAR SIR - I had been troubled with Sick Headache as // aften as once a week, for twenty years, up to March, 1872, // when I ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.3 cm. x Width: 7.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: a lot of the silver has worn away to white; right bottom corner bent; back: a lot of little brown spot-stains all over
Copy Type
Original
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
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