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BDC Gin Pills for the Kidneys

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1974.4.1 a-c
Description
A yellow pill tin with black markings and printing (a) with a lid (b) and a circular containing a complete discussion and directions for use in several languages.
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Accession Number
1974.4.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A yellow pill tin with black markings and printing (a) with a lid (b) and a circular containing a complete discussion and directions for use in several languages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Charles De. Gossage of Toronto.
Maker
National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; black
paper: light green
Inscriptions
On tin lid: "BDC // GIN // PILLS // FOR THE // KIDNEYS // TRADE MARK REGISTERED"; around lower edge of tin: "40 PILLS // PROPRIETARY ARTICLES DEPARTMENT - NATIONAL DRUG AND CHEMICAL COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED, MONTREAL, CANADA"; on bottom: "GIN PILLS FOR THE KIDNEYS // No. 5611 The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. Take one or two pills four times a day, before or after meals, and at bedtime [followed by same information in French]"; circular contains a complete description and directions, in several languages.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.2 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Modern container, but similar in design to earlier containers.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002132
Description
Rectangular tan cardboard box with four interconnected cardboard dividers allowing for 12 compartments; without top.
Accession Number
014002132
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Rectangular tan cardboard box with four interconnected cardboard dividers allowing for 12 compartments; without top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Brayley, Sons & Company
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: tan
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 11.9 cm x Width 12.2 cm x Depth 9.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Box's top layer is torn away over much of its surface, exposing a darker brown layer of cardboard underneath; box is covered in stains of brown discoloration; box's edges are frayed with many tears running inwards; bottom panel is partially detached; apparent pests chewed on paper overall
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Storage box for tincture of iron bottles 014.002.133 - .143
Less detail
Dates
1948
circa 1948
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001356
Description
Square amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a screw top lip; the bottle has a printed paper label attached to the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Antiseptic Dermal Oil and is sealed with a black metal screw top lid which does not readily come off; bottle ba…
Accession Number
996001356
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a screw top lip; the bottle has a printed paper label attached to the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Antiseptic Dermal Oil and is sealed with a black metal screw top lid which does not readily come off; bottle back has embossed lettering.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the Museum by Neil C. Davis -- Mr. Davis originally intended to give this bottle to Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
N.C. Polson & Company Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1948
circa 1948
Date Remarks
Date "3 1948" stamped onto the paper label
Material
glass: amber
paper: white
metal: black
Inscriptions
Paper label reads,"Antiseptic // DERMAL OIL // N.C. POLSON // & COMPANY LTD. // ESTABLISHED 1877 // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS // MONTREAL 3 1948"; bottle back embossed, "16 FL. OZ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.5 cm. x Width: 6.2 cm. x Depth: 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle is unopened; there are no chips, cracks or wear on the glass; the paper label is undamaged and clearly legible; the metal lid shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19; there are three binders of information on the N.C. Polson Company with Dr. Chiong's written records
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.10
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr. 19_96" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No. 19_96]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: Paper label is peeling off on one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.11
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll)
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr." [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No.]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.12
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr. 19_97" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No. 19_97]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: Bottle is empty but there is some dark residue inside the bottle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.13
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1934.31.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll)
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in the group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr. 18_95" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No. 18_95]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: Bottle is broken at back right shoulder.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.9
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1934.31.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Knoll
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr. 18_98" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No. 18_98]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1934.31.14
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1934.31.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of digipuratum with a cork stopper; cork is sealed with a paper cover tied in place by a string; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Knoll
Site Made (City)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in this group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
glass: yellow
paper: brown, cream, green, red
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On paper label: "10 ccm. // Digipuratum - Lösung // nur zum Einnehmen // (Nicht zur Injektion) // Phys. Kontroll - // Nr" [10 cc // Digipuratum - Solution // for oral use only // (Not for Injection) // Phys. Inspection // No.]; background of paper label: "Knoll" repeated on logo; embossed into back of bottle: "DIGIPURATUM // KNOLL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.3
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
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Accession Number
1981.28.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. Physiology, University of Toronto
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Date Remarks
Isoleucine first isolated in 1904; donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue
ink: black
fabric: brown, white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "S // 1 g // d-Isoleucin // S.A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B305790 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail

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