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Dr. Beach's Vegetable Compound

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Dates
1840
1880
circa 1840-1880
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001069
Description
Tall thin cylindrical bottle with cork stopper; paper label wrapped around body of bottle with medicine name, information and directions on it; cork stopper still has partial remains of red wax seal covering it.
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Accession Number
996001069
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= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall thin cylindrical bottle with cork stopper; paper label wrapped around body of bottle with medicine name, information and directions on it; cork stopper still has partial remains of red wax seal covering it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; bought from Scott Jordan in Sept.1993.
Maker
C. S. Harris
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (State)
Canada West (C. W.)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1840
1880
circa 1840-1880
Material
glass: green
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Dr. Beach's' // Vegetable Compound // prepared by C.S. Harris, Manchester C. W. A certain remedy for Colds, Coughs, Sore throat, // &c. Also a preventative to the Chill Fever, // Ague, and summer complaints // Directions ...
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Diam. : 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label is brittle and in slightly fragile condition; small portions of label are missing around outer edge; two pieces of label are missing from interior on either end of label
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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military uniform cap

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001035
Description
Khaki cotton cap, flat, similar to a beret but with no drawstring; liner of similar material; top of cap is circular, made from one panel of material; sides of cap are made from three panels; there is a 1 cm flange of material running around the junction of the liner and the cap; manufacturer's lab…
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Accession Number
002001035
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Description
Khaki cotton cap, flat, similar to a beret but with no drawstring; liner of similar material; top of cap is circular, made from one panel of material; sides of cap are made from three panels; there is a 1 cm flange of material running around the junction of the liner and the cap; manufacturer's label sewn into middle of liner.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
A. Quagliarella
Site Made (City)
Andria
Site Made (Country)
Italy
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
fabric: blue; brown; cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
"A. Quagliarella // ANDRIA" printed on sewn-on label inside cap.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet K
Dimension Notes
Length 26.5 cm x Width 26.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Extensive creasing from storage in suitcase, and very slight use-related discolouration.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Research Facts
Not military issue
Images
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