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Cherry Tooth Wash

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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Dental
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Dental
Accession Number
014002020
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with slightly sloped shoulders, tapered at long neck with decorative grey, pointed metallic stopper stuck in opening; approximately half full of murky brown liquid with heavy residue floating when bottle is moved; yellow paper manufacturer's label affixed on front sid…
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Accession Number
014002020
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Dental
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentifrices
Dental Cleansers
Oral Hygiene
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with slightly sloped shoulders, tapered at long neck with decorative grey, pointed metallic stopper stuck in opening; approximately half full of murky brown liquid with heavy residue floating when bottle is moved; yellow paper manufacturer's label affixed on front side contains printed directions for use, the manufacturer's name, and imagery of a smiling young woman's head and shoulders; back of bottle affixed with two paper manufacturer's labels printed with consumer warranty and trade mark; white paper manufacturer's label surrounds neck of bottle printed with manufacturer's name.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
W. D. Cannon Jr. & Co. Perfumers
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow, white
ink: gold, red, black, blue
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Printed on front label: "CHERRY // TOOTH // WASH // SPRINKLE A FEW // DROPS ON THE BRUSH // THOROUGHLY RUB THE // TEETH, RINSE THE MOUTH // WITH WATER // MANUFACTURED // EXCLUSIVELY BY // W. D. CANNON JR & CO // Chicago, Ill."; on neck label: “ W. D. CANNON, JR. & CO. // PERFUMERS”; label on back: “ CONSUMER’S WARRANTY. // We will refund price paid for this // article at retail if used as directed // and unsatisfactory upon delivery of same to us, contents one-half used. W. D. Cannon, Jr. & Co.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
label has overall grime; labels show minor frays and discoloration around edges; bottleneck's label contains missing piece
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002090
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Cannon’s Menthol Cream with sloped shoulders tapered at neck and cork closure covered with tan-colored fabric secured around neck with cream-colored string; bottle is full of transparent pale brown liquid clouded with floating brown particles; pale blue paper…
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Accession Number
014002090
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Menthol
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Cannon’s Menthol Cream with sloped shoulders tapered at neck and cork closure covered with tan-colored fabric secured around neck with cream-colored string; bottle is full of transparent pale brown liquid clouded with floating brown particles; pale blue paper label decorative graphics highlighted in gold, directions for use, manufacturer's name and address, and a guarantee of the product's safety; two cream paper labels are affixed to back, one with trade mark logo and the other has consumer's warranty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
W. D. Cannon Jr. & Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: blue
ink: purple, gold
fabric: tan, cream
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Cannon's // MENTHOL // CREAM // FOR SUNBURN AND // TAN. EXCELLENT TO USE // AFTER SHAVING.- // A SOOTHING PREPARATION FOR // THE FACE WHEN HEATED OR // IRRITATED. // MANUFACTURED // EXCLUSIVELY// By // W. D. CANNON JR. & CO. // Chicago, Ill. // Guaranteed pure and warranted absolutely harmless - // DIRECTIONS - Apply to skin and rub gently until dry"; printed on circular label on back: "TRADE MARK CANNON"; printed on rectangular label on back: " CONSUMERS' WARRANTY // We will refund price paid for this // article at retail if used as directed // and unsatisfactory upon delivery of // same to us, contents one -half used. // W. D. Cannon, Jr. & Co."; handwritten on front label in pencil: "35"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 15 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is half covered in light brown stain; paper show minor wear around edges; cloth yellowed; interior back shows black line stain
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail