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Henry R. Gray bottle

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Dates
1882
circa 1882
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001054
Description
Greenish-aqua clear glass bottle; short, cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; four indented panels; two narrow sides have embossed writing; kick up bottom
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Accession Number
996001054
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
Greenish-aqua clear glass bottle; short, cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; four
indented panels; two narrow sides have embossed writing; kick up bottom
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; bought in Kingston in Sep. 1993
Maker
Henry R. Gray
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1882
circa 1882
Material
glass: aqua
Inscriptions
"Henry R. Gray // Montreal"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.3 cm. x Width: 4.7 cm. x Depth: 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Opalization and general covering of surface dirt on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
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sample medicine case

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Dates
1962
circa 1962
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004291 a-e
Description
Pfizer medicine sample case, which consists of (a) a plastic case with a top and bottom flap that snap together and two side flaps which fold under them; inside the bottom of the case is a piece of heavy plastic divided into five sections that allow it to hold five cylindrical vials; the case has f…
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Accession Number
993004291 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Pfizer medicine sample case, which consists of (a) a plastic case with a top and bottom flap that
snap together and two side flaps which fold under them; inside the bottom of the case is a piece
of heavy plastic divided into five sections that allow it to hold five cylindrical vials; the case
has four plastic vials which are cylindrical in shape and have a round open top with a round cap
that fits inside; each vial has a paper label with printed manufacturer's information and medication
inside it; (b) this vial has Penicillin G tablets; (c-e) these vials have Terramycin tablets
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case (closed) - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 7.1 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
b-e - vial x 4 - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diameter1.9 cm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.M. Bracken, 1923 Queen's Meds. graduate, who practiced medicine from 1923
to 1963
Maker
Pfizer Canada
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1962
circa 1962
Date Remarks
Vial (c) has an expiration date of Jan. 1962
Material
metal: yellow
plastic: blue; clear
paper: white; off-white
Inscriptions
(a) the word "Pfizer" is stamped into the outside top flap; (b) label reads "Complimentary // 6
tablets 71414 // Reg. T.M. // PENTIDS-600 // Penicillin G // Tablets U.S.P. // Lot: // 1A64995 //
Exp. Date: // Jan. 1966"; (c-e) Labels all read: "PFIZER // Pr // Crystalline // Terramycin //
Hydrochloride // Brand of // Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride // CAPSULES // 250 MG // OF TERRAMYCIN
(OXYTETRACYCLINE) // PER CAPSULE // PFIZER CANADA // MONTREAL // Directions ...."; (c & d) are both
"LOT 702-51013 // EXP JAN - 1963"; (e) is "LOT 56-02-1034 // EXP JAN - 1963"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
(a) the plastic is complete and untorn; (b-e) the vials are complete and undamaged; the paper labels
are fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Although vials c-e all claim to hold Terramycin capsules, each has a different kind of medication
(unknown) inside
Images
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