Skip header and navigation

Refine By

   MORE

4 records – page 1 of 1.

Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001217
Description
Tall rectangular clear glass bottle; one recessed panel with embossed writing on surface; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper
Accession Number
996001217
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
Tall rectangular clear glass bottle; one recessed panel with embossed writing on surface; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
The J.R. Watkins Co.
Site Made (City)
Winona
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
The J.R. Watkins Co. // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.1 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Nothing apparent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
A.J. Gramp, "Nostrums & Quackery", V. II, 1921, p. 181
Research Facts
J.R. Watkins Co, Winona, Minn. produced the "Watkins Female Remedy": "19% alcohol and some vegetable extractives" with laxative qualities. It claimed to be a remedy for all female complaints and dis. of women: suppressed menstruation, falling of the womb and deranged menstrual periods, congestion of the ovaries and womb. The company was fined on Dec. 15, 1916 -- for making false and fraudulent claims. From A.J. Gramp, "Nostrums & Quackery", V. II, 1921, p. 181 [see sheet attached to accession form]; however, there is no evidence that this bottle contained "Watkins Female Remedy;" the company made other medications as well.
Less detail

J. R. Watkins bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2203
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001124
Description
Tall rectangular bottle; one recessed panel with embossed writing in middle; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper
Accession Number
996001124
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
Tall rectangular bottle; one recessed panel with embossed writing in middle; cylindrical neck
intended for cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Louisville Kentucky
in May 1993
Maker
The J.R. Watkins Co.
Site Made (City)
Winona
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The J.R. Watkins Co.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.1 cm. x Width: 5.9 cm. x Depth: 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Nothing apparent
Copy Type
Original
Less detail

Mary T. Goldman's Gray Hair Color Restorer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7799
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.188
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.188
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Hair Preparations
Hair Dyes
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Mary T. Goldman Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Paul
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: yellow; black
glass: amber
cork
Paper
Inscriptions
Embossed on back of bottle: "Mary T. Goldman, St. Paul, Minn."; printed on box: "Gray Hair // MARY T. GOLDMAN'S // Gray Hair Color Restorer // A COLORIFIC PREPARATION // NO. 3 // Price $1.80 Per Bottle // EXPRESS PREPAID // PREPARED ONLY BY // MARY T. GOLDMAN CO. // ST. PAUL, MINN. // KEEP BOTTLE IN BOX"; from circular: "Restoration of hair to its natural shade"; "It's a scientific hair color restorer."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.1 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle has a "chipped" label; box is frayed and torn at one end.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Watkins medicine bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2295
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001216
Description
Small rectangular clear glass bottle; one recessed panel with embossed writing in it; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
Accession Number
996001216
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 rectangular clear glass bottle; one recessed panel with embossed writing in it; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
The J. R. Watkins Co.
Site Made (City)
Winona
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The J. R. Watkins Co. // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.2 cm. x Width: 5.0 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some slight surface dirt accumulation
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
A.J. Gramp, "Nostrums & Quackery", V. II, 1921, p. 181
Research Facts
J. R. Watkins Co, Winona, Minn. produced the "Watkins Female Remedy": "19% alcohol and some vegetable extractives" with laxative qualities. It claimed to be a remedy for all female complaints and dis. of women: suppressed menstruation, falling of the womb and deranged menstrual periods, congestion of the ovaries and womb. The company was fined on Dec. 15, 1916 -- for making false and fraudulent claims. From A. J. Gramp, "Nostrums & Quackery", V. II, 1921, p. 181 [see sheet attached to accession form]; however, there is no evidence that this bottle contained "Watkins Female Remedy;" the company made other medications as well.
Less detail