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alcohol container

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13735
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000048004
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to the side and handwritten label in marker and white ink.
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Accession Number
000048004
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to the side and handwritten label in marker and white ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Rideau Regional Centre
Maker
Protectoseal
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: grey
paint: red
paper: yellow, black
ink: white, black
Inscriptions
On the side: "RUBBING ALCOHOL 65 % // E5B F.M.S.U"; printed on the yellow label pasted on the side of the can: "PROTECTOSEAL // Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. // LISTED // SAFETY CAN // NO. F-623143"; embossed on the side of the can below the spout: "4610A // PROTECTOSEAL // CO // CHICAGO // FM"; engraved on the top of the lid covering the spout: "DO NOT REMOVE // FIRE BAFFLE IN SPOUT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 19.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal has minor scratches and stained; paint has worn off in some areas, particularly on the handle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Broadcasting Corporation" website; "Wikipedia" website; CD #5
Research Facts
The Rideau Regional Centre was a residence for the mentally handicapped located in Smiths falls, Ontario. The centre opened in 1951, and at the time of its closure in 2009, it housed approximately 400 patients. Rubbing alcohol was used as a disenfectant.
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alcohol container

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13736
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000048005
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attaached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to side and handwritten label in marker and white paint.
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Accession Number
000048005
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attaached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to side and handwritten label in marker and white paint.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Rideau Regional Centre
Maker
Protectoseal
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: grey
paint: red
paper: yellow, black
ink: white, black
Inscriptions
On the side in white paint: "RUBBING ALCOHOL // POISON E.6.A."; printed on the yellow label pasted on the side of the can: "PROTECTOSEAL // Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. // LISTED // SAFETY CAN // NO. F-623143"; embossed on the side of the can below the spout: "4610A // PROTECTOSEAL // CO // CHICAGO // FM"; engraved on the top of the lid covering the spout: "DO NOT REMOVE // FIRE BAFFLE IN SPOUT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 19.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal has minor scratches and stained; paint has worn off in some areas, particularly on the handle and lid covering the spout
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Research Facts
The Rideau Regional Centre was a residence for the mentally handicapped located in Smiths Falls, Ontario, The centre opened in 1951, and at the time of its closure in 2009, it housed approximately 400 patients. Rubbing alcohol was used as a disenfectant.
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amber glass bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14639
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900 - 1920
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
008019002
Description
Large machine made cylindrical amber glass bottle with sloped shoulders with protruding lip and cork stopper stuck in the neck; mould lines visible.
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Accession Number
008019002
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large machine made cylindrical amber glass bottle with sloped shoulders with protruding lip and cork stopper stuck in the neck; mould lines visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dropped off at the museum.
Maker
Illinois Glass Company
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900 - 1920
Material
glass: amber
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "O // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Length
30.8
Diameter
11.8
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
minor peices missing from the side of the cork
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Bottle Dating. Society for Historical Archeology
Research Facts
This type of unembossed generic type bottles could have - and likely were - used for many types of liquid products, e.g., ammonia or other cleaning products, acids and chemicals of all types as well as liquor, maple syrup, or anything that could be poured into it and back out of the bottle.
The large (about a quart in capacity) amber bottle is what the Illinois Glass Company called a "Druggist's Packing Bottle" in their early 20th century catalogs.
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