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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001226
Description
Circular amber glass bottle; tapers to wide corked opening; paper label wraps around body of bottle.
Accession Number
996001226
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Menstruation-Inducing Agents
Cathartics
Dysmenorrhea, drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Circular amber glass bottle; tapers to wide corked opening; paper label wraps around body of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Eli Lilly & Company
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Keep tightly corked // one ounce (28 gm) powdered extract // Aloes, N.F. // standard - one grain represents two grains drug // Dose - 1 to 5 grains // Lilly // Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.2 cm. x Diam. 4.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and worn
Copy Type
Original
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amyl nitrite capsule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14076
Dates
1920
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
009042006
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Accession Number
009042006
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Angina Pectoris
Amyl Nitrite
Vasodilator Agents
Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin, a nursing graduate from University of Toronto; previously owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker who practiced in Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Maker
Eli Lilly and Co.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
Date Remarks
Company website shows pictures of 1920s products with very similar logo and label
Material
fabric: cream
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks printed on paper label: "ASPIROL // TRADE MARK // AMYL NITRITE // 5 MINIMS (0.3 cc.) // Lilly 24 957339 // Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor surface grime; woven cloth material is slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Heritage," Lilly.com. 2014. July 14 2014; "Amyl Nitrite," Drugs.com. 2014. July 14 2014.
Research Facts
Company was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly in Indianapolis; very successful business known for innovation, product development and medical breakthroughs. Amyl nitrite is inhaled to relieve pain from angina attacks; it relaxes blood vessels and increases blood and oxygen supply to the heart; the glass capsule is covered in cloth so patient can break the capsule without harm.
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amyl nitrite capsule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14077
Dates
1920
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
009042007
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Accession Number
009042007
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Angina Pectoris
Amyl Nitrite
Vasodilator Agents
Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin, a nursing graduate from University of Toronto; previously owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker who practiced in Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Maker
Eli Lilly and Co.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
Date Remarks
Company website shows pictures of 1920s products with very similar logo and label
Material
fabric: cream
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks printed on paper label: "ASPIROL // TRADE MARK // AMYL NITRITE // 5 MINIMS (0.3 cc.) // Lilly 24-957339 // Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Some surface grime; woven cloth material is slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Heritage," Lilly.com. 2014. July 14 2014; "Amyl Nitrite," Drugs.com. 2014. July 14 2014.
Research Facts
Company was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly in Indianapolis; very successful business known for innovation, product development and medical breakthroughs. Amyl nitrite is inhaled to relieve pain from angina attacks; it relaxes blood vessels and increases blood and oxygen supply to the heart; the glass capsule is covered in cloth so patient can break the capsule without harm
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amyl nitrite capsule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14078
Dates
1920
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
009042008
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Accession Number
009042008
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Angina Pectoris
Amyl Nitrite
Vasodilator Agents
Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin, a nursing graduate from University of Toronto; previously owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker who practiced in Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Maker
Eli Lilly and Co.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
Date Remarks
Company website shows pictures of 1920s products with very similar logo and label
Material
fabric: cream
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks printed on paper label: "ASPIROL // TRADE MARK // AMYL NITRITE // 5 MINIMS (0.3 cc.) // Lilly 24-957339 // Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 3.7 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Surface grime; woven cloth material is discoloured; label is worn; some ink loss
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Heritage," Lilly.com. 2014. July 14 2014; "Amyl Nitrite," Drugs.com. 2014. July 14 2014.
Research Facts
Company was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly in Indianapolis; very successful business known for innovation, product development and medical breakthroughs. Amyl nitrite is inhaled to relieve pain from angina attacks; it relaxes blood vessels and increases blood and oxygen supply to the heart; the glass capsule is covered in cloth so patient can break the capsule without harm
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anatomical chart

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5286
Dates
1962
circa 1962
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
000003358
Description
Anatomical chart, which consists of a heavy waxed board framed with metal strips, attached with the top metal edge to a rectangular metal stand; the stand consists of rounded hollow metal bars attached at each end by two bolts to a bent metal foot capped with rubber; there is a gold sticker affixed…
Accession Number
000003358
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Anatomy, Artistic -- audiovisual aids
Musculoskeletal System -- drawings
Cardiovascular System -- drawings
Nervous System -- drawings
Gastrointestinal System -- drawings
Teaching Materials
Description
Anatomical chart, which consists of a heavy waxed board framed with metal strips, attached with the top metal edge to a rectangular metal stand; the stand consists of rounded hollow metal bars attached at each end by two bolts to a bent metal foot capped with rubber; there is a gold sticker affixed to the top proper left corner of the frame; the back side of the chart depicts the human skeletal and nervous system, while the opposite front side depicts human musculature, digestive system, glands, nervous system, circulatory, and respiratory systems; detail is supplied by the laminated cardboard, and enhanced by a series of four plastic overlays attached to the centre of the top metal edge (see Marks for more detail); a thin black metal strip edges the bottom of each overlay.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
The George F. Cram Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1962
circa 1962
Date Remarks
Copyright date on object
Material
metal: silver; black
laminated cardboard: yellow
plastic: clear
paper: yellow
ink: pink; red; blue; yellow; white; cream
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Black printing on the front side of the chart reads, "CRAM SEE-THRU // HUMAN ANATOMY CHARTS // ARTIST: Ernest W. Beck // CONSULTANT: James H. Otto // PUBLISHER and MANUFACTURER: // THE GEORGE F. CRAM COMPANY, INC. – Indianapolis, Ind. // General Description: // OVERLAY NO. 1: Head, neck, chest and abdominal muscles; clavicles; ribs; sternum. // OVERLAY NO. 2: Brain; salivary and thyroid glands; eye; tongue; teeth; heart and major vessels; lungs; stomach; liver; intestines. // OVERLAY NO. 3: Sinuses; nasal septum; tongue; trachea; heart chambers and vessels; lungs; pancreas; spleen; large intestine. // OVERLAY NO. 4: Esophagus; pleura; aorta; interior vena cava; intercostal vessels and nerves; autonomic nerve trunk; kidneys; adrenal glands. // FULL FIGURE: Brain; pharynx; vertebral column; rib cage; muscles of arms and legs; pelvic organs and muscles. // REVERSE SIDE: Skeleton; nervous system. [there follows a detailed list of body parts, starting with Overlay No. 1, numbered from 1 to 222, printed in black over the figure of the skeleton] // SKELETON AND NERVOUS SYSTEM // Thin Man // Copyright 1962 by // The George F. Cram Company // Indianapolis, Indiana // Printed in U.S.A. // by MILPRINT, INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-2
Dimension Notes
Length 163.0 cm x Width 63.5 cm x Depth 40.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal frame showed no signs of active corrosion; the frame was worn and marked on approximately 1/3 of its surface, concentrated in the top proper right half; on the top edge of the board on both sides where it met the top metal edge there was a strip of yellowed adhesive deposit; the paper board was moderately yellowed; the plastic overlays appeared stable; in the lower half of the board's front surface there was a fine film of dirt; on the reverse side of the board there was a brown deposit 0.5 cm x 0.6 cm in the bottom half near the proper left edge; there was damage to the surface of the board underneath each of the skeleton's feet in the form of scrapes 2.0 cm x 0.3 cm; 3.1 cm x 0.5 cm; 1.0 cm x 0.5 cm; 0.9 cm x 0.4 cm; and 3.0 cm x 0.5 cm; the board and frame were moderately dusty; the proper left metal edge along the board was loose at the bottom; the rear proper left rubber foot cap was missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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articulating medical patient table

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6178
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.508.1
Description
Articulating medical patient table with a top that swivels, and a portion that can be raised for a back rest; stirrups on either side of table; drawers set in base, some of which have glass trays; rests on four feet with ball-bearing casters.
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Accession Number
1969.508.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Surgery, Minor
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Articulating medical patient table with a top that swivels, and a portion that can be raised for a back rest; stirrups on either side of table; drawers set in base, some of which have glass trays; rests on four feet with ball-bearing casters.
Part Names
table - Size: Length 97.0 cm x Width 55.0 cm x Depth 79.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W. D. Alison Co.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Patent dates of Dec. 5, 1905 and May 29, 1906 printed on casters.
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: silver; dark grey
leatherette: black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Paper label on underside of back rest has, "W. D. Alison Co. Indianapolis, Ind. U.S.A."; underside of one drawer has written in pencil, "Calkins #15825"; carved on back rest: "Patented 15825"; on the four casters: "Pat. Dec. 5, 05, May 29, 06"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
Floor
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
Tray (c) has a piece missing from the corner; tray (b) has a crack in one corner; tray (r) is broken into three pieces.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See Betz catalogue, 1915, p. 71
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006
Images
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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001911
Description
Cloth-bound paper book called "Handbook of Pharmacy and Therapeutics Lilly"; inside is basically a huge catalogue of various Lilly products
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Accession Number
996001911
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Description
Cloth-bound paper book called "Handbook of Pharmacy and Therapeutics Lilly"; inside is basically
a huge catalogue of various Lilly products
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, Jan. 1994
Maker
Eli Lilly & Co.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Copyright date
Material
paper: orange; blue; black
fabric: green
Inscriptions
"HANDBOOK OF // PHARMACY and // THERAPEUTICS // Lilly"; inside: "Seventh Revision // Arrangement
// Pharmaceutical Lines - 23 Scientific Research - 19 // Miscellaneous Preparations - 163
..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 25.0 cm. x Width: 18.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; cover is quite worn and a bit ragged along the edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
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dextrose and sodium chloride ampoules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3142
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
997037106 a-bd
Description
Twenty-seven glass ampoules (bb-bbb) that have a cylindrical body that contains dextrose and sodium chloride liquid; the body sharply tapers to a long and narrow tube-like neck with a rounded end; these ampoules fit into twenty-seven small rectangular boxes (a-aa) that each contain a cloth piece to…
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Accession Number
997037106 a-bd
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Sclerosing Solutions
Varicose Veins -- drug therapy
Sclerotherapy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Twenty-seven glass ampoules (bb-bbb) that have a cylindrical body that contains dextrose and sodium chloride liquid; the body sharply tapers to a long and narrow tube-like neck with a rounded end; these ampoules fit into twenty-seven small rectangular boxes (a-aa) that each contain a cloth piece to cushion the tip of the ampoule; the boxes are narrow with openings on both ends which are covered by flaps; these artifacts fit into a rectangular, deep box bottom (ccc) that has paper lining the outside with apparent seams on each corner; the box lid (ddd) has plastic coating on the outside with seams on each corner and half-moon-shaped finger cutaways located on opposite sides.
Number Of Parts
56
Part Names
a-aa - ampoule boxes (x 27) - Size: Length 15.3 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
bb-bbb - ampoules (x 27) - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
ccc - storage box bottom - Size: Length 17.6 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
ddd - storage box lid - Size: Length 17.9 cm x Width 9.9 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Swan-Myers Company
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: forest green; yellow
glass: transparent
paper: white
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
(a-aa) The ampoule boxes have the words "5 cc. size Ampoule No. 110 // DEXTROSE AND SODIUM CHLORIDE // For Obliterating Varicose Veins // SWAN-MYERS COMPANY, Indianapolis, Ind., U.S.A." printed on top; the words "INTRAVENOUS SOLUTIONS" are printed on the outer sides with the company logo between these words; the logo is a flag shape with the words "Swan-Myers" in the centre in smaller print; the glass ampoules (bb-bbb) each have a paper label sealed to the glass with the printed words "No. 110 // List No. 4110 // DEXTROSE AND SODIUM CHLORIDE // Dextrose 50% Solu- // tion 2.5 cc. // Sodium Chloride 30% // Solution 2.5 cc. // SWAN-MYERS // Division of // Abbott Laboratories // North Chicago, Ill."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row C
Condition Remarks
Small amount of wear on corner of storage box lid.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies Catalog (JC-141)," by Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1942, p. 665 (similar to item 44000) (see attached photocopy)
Images
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001225
Description
Small tapered square glass bottle; metal screw-on lid; label on one side is green with white and black printing and highlights; cardboard tied to bottle around neck, purpose unknown.
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Accession Number
996001225
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small tapered square glass bottle; metal screw-on lid; label on one side is green with white and black printing and highlights; cardboard tied to bottle around neck, purpose unknown.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; given to Dr. Chiong as a gift in July 1993.
Maker
Eli Lilly & Company
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
glass: clear
paper: green
metal: green
Inscriptions
20 // Pulvules // Enteral // Eli Lilly & Company // Indianapolis, U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.2 cm. x Width: 3.5 cm. x Depth: 3.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Slight wear on metal cap and paper label
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997016071 a-f
Description
Set of two bottles of merthiolate in a bakelite case, which consists of (a) a cylindrical bottle containing tincture merthiolate; the bottle is hollow with a flat bottom and an open threaded top; a lid (b) fits onto the bottle; this lid is made of a round threaded piece of bakelite with a cylindric…
Accession Number
997016071 a-f
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Antifungal Agents
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Set of two bottles of merthiolate in a bakelite case, which consists of (a) a cylindrical bottle containing tincture merthiolate; the bottle is hollow with a flat bottom and an open threaded top; a lid (b) fits onto the bottle; this lid is made of a round threaded piece of bakelite with a cylindrical rubber grip on top; the bottom of this lid has an attached glass rod with a rounded tip; the bottle is about 1/3 full of orange liquid; the other bottle (c) is also cylindrical and contained a solution of merthiolate; the bottle is hollow with a flat bottom and an open threaded top; a lid (d) fits onto this bottle; the lid is made of a round threaded piece of bakelite with a cylindrical rubber grip on top; the bottom of this lid has an attached hollow glass dropper with a tapered open end; both bottles are stored in a bakelite case (e) with lid (f); the case has two joined hollow cylindrical sections, a flat closed bottom (with a cork pad on the inside) and an open top; the lid also has two joined hollow cylindrical sections and a flat closed top; the diameter of the lid is slightly larger than that of the base, so the lid fits over the top of the bottom of the case; both bottles have printed paper labels attached to the outside, which list product information.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - medicine bottle - Size: Height 10.5 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
b - bottle lid - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - medicine bottle - Size: Height 10.5 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
d - bottle lid - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
e - case - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
f - case lid - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Maker
Eli Lilly and Company
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: black
paper: off-white; orange; green
cork: beige
rubber: black; orange
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) The paper label reads, "1 Fl. Oz. TINCURE NO. 99 // MERTHIOLATE 1:1000 // (Sodium Ethyl Mercuri Thiosalicylate, Lilly) // Alcohol 50% For External Use Only // ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, Indianapolis, U.S.A."; there is also some printed product information on the label; (c) the paper label reads, "1 Fl. Oz. SOLUTION NO. 45 // MERTHIOLATE 1:1000 // (Sodium Ethyl Mercuri Thiosalicylate, Lilly) // STAINLESS // ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, Indianapolis, U.S.A."; there is also some printed product information on the label; (f) the word "Lilly" can be read on the top of the lid in raised letters
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
e: 0010-A4-6 Box 2 Row A
Condition Remarks
The bottles and case arrived dirty and dusty; the glass parts are complete and undamaged, as are the bakelite parts; the paper labels show water damage (wrinkles), but are complete and fully legible; the rubber parts are complete and undamaged; bottle (a) has 1/3 of its original contents; bottle (c) is empty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Blakiston's Illustrated Pocket Medical Dictionary," ed. by Normand L. Hoerr, M.D., and Arthur Osol, Ph.D., 1952, p. 431
Research Facts
Merthiolate is the trademard for sodium ethyl mercurithiosalicylate, a light cream-coloured crystalline powder, used as an antiseptic, germicide and fungicide.
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