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Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.10
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr. 19_96" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No. 19_96]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: Paper label is peeling off on one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.11
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll)
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr." [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No.]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.12
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr. 19_97" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No. 19_97]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: Bottle is empty but there is some dark residue inside the bottle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.13
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll)
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in the group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr. 18_95" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No. 18_95]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: Bottle is broken at back right shoulder.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.9
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr. 18_98" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No. 18_98]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.14
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Knoll
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No.]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
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dispensing scale, army pattern

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9466
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037502 a-ac
Description
(a) Wood and metal scale, with rectangular base and metal cruciform arms; a drawer runs the length of the base; metal needle attached where crossbar mets upright pole; (b,c) metal wire frame, inverted "V" attached to adjustable metal bars; (d,e) slightly concave disk of metal attached to small con…
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Accession Number
997037502 a-ac
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Drug Compounding
Weights and Measures
Description
(a) Wood and metal scale, with rectangular base and metal cruciform arms; a drawer runs the length of the base; metal needle attached where crossbar mets upright pole; (b,c) metal wire frame, inverted "V" attached to adjustable metal bars; (d,e) slightly concave disk of metal attached to small convex disk; (f-h) solid metal cylinder tapering to a flared top; (i) solid, broad metal disk weight which tapers slightly from top to bottom; (j) solid, metal disk weight which tapers from top to bottom; (k) solid metal disk weight; (l) flat metal container lid; (m) flat metal container base; (n) flat metal case, flat, hinged at back, rounded corners; (o) flat metal square weight, bent at corner; (p) flat metal rectangular weight, concave sides, squared-off corner; (q,r) flat metal square weights; (s,t) metal square weights, slight thickness; (u) flat metal rectangular weight, concave sides, squared-off corner; (v) round cardboard case, paper label top; (w) round cardboard case bottom; (x-cc) flat, circular metal weights
Number Of Parts
29
Part Names
a - scale - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Width 14.9 cm x Depth 30.3 cm
b - scale arm (extended) - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
c - scale arm (folded) - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
d - scale plate - Size: Length 8.9 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
e - scale plate - Size: Length 8.9 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
f - weight - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
g - weight - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
h - weight - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
i - weight - Size: Depth 0.8 cm x Diam. 5.1 cm
j - weight - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
k - weight - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
l - pill container top - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
m - pill container bottom - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
n - brass weight case - Size: Length 5.9 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
o - weight - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
p - weight - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.01 cm
q - weight - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.01 cm
r - weight - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.01 cm
s - weight - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
t - weight - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
u - weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.01 cm
v - paper weight case top - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
w - paper weight case bottom - Size: Depth 1.2 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
x - weight - Size: Depth 0.1 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
y - weight - Size: Depth 0.1 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
z - weight - Size: Depth 0.1 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
aa - weight - Size: Depth 0.2 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
bb - weight - Size: Depth 0.1 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
cc - weight - Size: Depth 0.1 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
R. Bouncken
Site Made (City)
Hamburg
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown; silver; yellow
cardboard: black; white; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved metal plate has "[logo: RB, with the "R" facing the other way] RICKD [the "D" superscripted and underlined] BOUNCKEN // HAMBURG"; arms engraved with "50g"; (f) engraved with "2 OZ // POSTA [illeg.]"; (g) engraved with "4 OZ // POSTAL"; (h) engraved with "½ OZ // [illeg.] OSTA [illeg.]"; (i) engraved with "8 OZ"' (j) engraved with "4 O."; (k) engraved with "2 OZ"; (l) engraved with "SAMPLE // HYPOTENSYL // ANGLO-FRENCH DRUG CO // 354 ST. CATHERINE ST. E // MONTREAL"; (o) engraved with "½ // GRN"; (p) engraved with "5 // GRAINS"; (q) engraved with "GRAIN // 4"; (r) engraved with "g // 2"; (s) engraved with "2 // SCRUPLES"; (t) engraved with "2 // DRACHMS"; (u) engraved with "6 // GRAINS"; (x) engraved with "ONE SCRUPLE // [special symbol that looks like a 3 or a backwards "E"] j"; other side: "APOTHECARIES WEIGHT" with crown logo; (y) both sides engraved with "ONE SCRUPLE" followed by apothecary's symbol and "M" inside a diamond shape; (z) both sides engraved with "HALF DRACHM // [apothecary's symbol] // PHILA & N.Y." and "M" inside a diamond shape; (aa) both sides engraved with "ONE DRACHM // [apothecary's symbol] // PHILA & N.Y." and "M" inside a diamond shape; (bb) engraved on both sides with "TWO SCRUPLES // [apothecary's symbol] // PHILA & N.Y." and "M" inside a diamond shape; (cc) both sides engraved with "HALF-SCRUPLE // [apothecary's symbol]" and "M" inside a diamond shape.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-2
Condition Remarks
Wood is stained, metal is tarnished, but scales are structurally sound; mechanism is functional; (v) and (w) are stained and show minor moisture damage; (b-e) show signs of inactive corrosion; (f) has missing plating; (m) shows signs of inactive corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1960, p. 255 (similar to item #5H-754) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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Gas Gangrene Antitoxin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5378
Dates
1914
1917
circa 1914-1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1934.31.1 a-d
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of gas gangrene antitoxin (a) with a cork stopper; applied paper label describing contents in German; cork stopper is covered in paper which is tied in place with a string and held shut with a metal seal; bottle is contained in a two-piece cardboard box (c-d) which is…
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Accession Number
1934.31.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Military Medicine
Gas Gangrene
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of gas gangrene antitoxin (a) with a cork stopper; applied paper label describing contents in German; cork stopper is covered in paper which is tied in place with a string and held shut with a metal seal; bottle is contained in a two-piece cardboard box (c-d) which is rectangular and open at the top; box also contained an instruction sheet in German (b) which is currently missing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
b - instruction sheet - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 21.0 cm
c - inner part of box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
d - outer part of box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Behringwerke GmbH Bremen und Marburg
Site Made (City)
Marburg
Site Made (State)
Hesse
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1914
1917
circa 1914-1917
Date Remarks
One bottle in the 1934.31 group has the date "Dec. 21, 1917"; Behringwerke GmbH was founded in 1914; Dr. Behring died in 1917
Material
glass: brown
metal: grey
paper: cream, black, brown, red
fabric: red
Inscriptions
Stamped in either side of metal seal on (a): "BEHRINGWERKE"; printed on paper label on (a): "20 ccm // Gasödem-Serum // Op.-Nr. 14b // 14b // Behringwerke G. m. b. H. // Bremen und Marburg a. L." [20 cc // Serum for Gas Gangrene // Op.-Nr. 14b // 14b // Behringwerke LLC // Bremen and Marburg an der Lahn]; Printed on paper label on exterior of box (d): "20 ccm // Gasödem-Serum // Op.-Nr. 14b // Behringwerke G. m. b. H. // Bremen und Marburg a. L."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Condition Remarks
#1: Serum has evaporated; dirty; #2: outer box is torn on one edge; bottle still contains some hardened contents.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
See "Bulletin," Vol. 8, No. 3, Dec. 1934, p. 47; "Geschichte des Behringwerks oHG und der Behringwerke G.m.b.H." on the Philipps-Universität Marburg website
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gas gangrene antitoxin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5386
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.17
Description
ong-necked amber glass bottle of gas gangrene antitoxin with a wide lip and a cork stopper; the paper cover over the cork has been removed but a small amount of paper remains secured to the bottle by a string sealed with metal; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Gas Gangrene
Description
ong-necked amber glass bottle of gas gangrene antitoxin with a wide lip and a cork stopper; the paper cover over the cork has been removed but a small amount of paper remains secured to the bottle by a string sealed with metal; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Farbwerke vorm. Meister Lucius & Brüning
Site Made (City)
Höchst am Main
Site Made (State)
Hesse
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
cork: brown
paper: cream, black, red, blue
fabric: brown
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On paper label: "Farbwerke vorm. Meister Lucius & Brüning // 4353. // Hoechst a. M. // Gas-Oedem-Serum // "Hoechst" // 10 ccm. / Operat.-Nr. ……"; on one side of metal seal: "F"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.6 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Bottle empty; label stained; #2: label is loose
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
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gas gangrene antitoxin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5387
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.18
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of gas gangrene antitoxin with a wide lip and a cork stopper; the paper cover over the cork has been removed but a small amount of paper remains secured to the bottle by a string sealed with metal; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German; bottle i…
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Accession Number
1934.31.18
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Gas Gangrene
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of gas gangrene antitoxin with a wide lip and a cork stopper; the paper cover over the cork has been removed but a small amount of paper remains secured to the bottle by a string sealed with metal; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German; bottle is broken at the base of the neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Farbwerke vorm. Meister Lucius & Brüning
Site Made (City)
Höchst am Main
Site Made (State)
Hesse
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles is this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
cork: brown
paper: brown, black, red, blue
fabric: brown
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On paper label: "Farbwerke vorm. Meister Lucius & Brüning // Hoechst a. M. // Gas-Oedem-Serum // "Hoechst" // 10 ccm. / Operat.-Nr. ……"; on one side of metal seal: "F."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Bottle empty; label badly stained; #2: bottle is broken at the base of the neck.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
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