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Gates' Acadian Liniment

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001214
Description
Small oval clear glass bottle; paper label on front of bottle; embossed words on back of bottle in glass; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
Accession Number
996001214
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small oval clear glass bottle; paper label on front of bottle; embossed words on back of bottle in glass; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb.1994.
Maker
C. Gates, Son & Co.
Site Made (City)
Middleton
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Gates' // Acadian Liniment // C. Gates, Son & Co. // Middleton Annapolis Co., N.S. // Keep well corked and shake before using
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.1 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 3.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some surface dirt and grime has accumulated on interior and exterior of bottle; paper label in poor condition; label discoloured; label dog-eared and torn throughout; some mold growth on paper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Bottle's label
Research Facts
For internal and external use
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Gates' Certain Check

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Dates
1887
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001213
Description
Small rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, each with embossed writing on glass; paper label on front of bottle; tall cylindrical corked neck.
Accession Number
996001213
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, each with embossed writing on glass; paper label on front of bottle; tall cylindrical corked neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb.1994.
Maker
C. Gates, Son & Co.
Site Made (City)
Middleton
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1887
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Gates // Certain Check // registered 1887, at Ottawa // Manufactured by // C. Gates, Son & Co. // Middleton, N. S. // Keep Well Corked. Shake.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 4.4 cm. x Depth: 2.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured by age; label dog-eared and torn; some residue remains on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Gates Life of Man Bitters

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001201
Description
Clear blue glass rectangular bottle; three recessed panels on back and two narrow sides each with embossed writing in glass; paper label on flat side; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
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Accession Number
996001201
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 -- bitters -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear blue glass rectangular bottle; three recessed panels on back and two narrow sides each with embossed writing in glass; paper label on flat side; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994.
Maker
C. Gates, Sons & Co.
Site Made (City)
Middleton
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: blue
paper: brown
Inscriptions
C. Gates & Co. // Life of Man // Bitters // ... // A Vegetable Compound // ... // Lungs liver and Kidney's // ... // C. Gates, sons & Co. // Middleton, N.S. // Keep well corked and shake before using.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.3 cm. x Width: 7.6 cm. x Depth: 4.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle in very good condition; paper label only in fair condition and discoloured very badly; label dog-eared around edges.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Gates' Little Gem Pills

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001080
Description
Rolled package of pills; rolled in paper; paper has advertising and directions on it
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Accession Number
996001080
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Rolled package of pills; rolled in paper; paper has advertising and directions on it
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Scott Jordan in Nov. 1993
Maker
C. Gates, Son & Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Middleton
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
paper: green
Inscriptions
Gates' Little Gem Pills // for the Liver // ... // No. 6652 The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // C. Gates, Son & Co., Limited // Middleton, Nova Scotia // Three pills, maximum dose, contains strychnine // 3/400 gr. and ext. Hyoscyamus 3/20 gr.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Diam. : 1.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Nothing apparent
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
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