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Allen's Cough Balsam

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001023
Description
Clear tinted blue bottle; pressed glass; rectangular shaped body; four recessed panels; three panels have some embossed writing on them; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - stopper missing.
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Accession Number
996001023
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear tinted blue bottle; pressed glass; rectangular shaped body; four recessed panels; three panels have some embossed writing on them; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - stopper missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Panel # 1: "Allen's // Cough // Balsam"; panel # 2: "Montreal"; panel # 3: "Davis & Lawrence Co. Lim."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 4.9 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some residue on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Bristamin syrup

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1977.8.6
Description
A cylindrical brown bottle narrows at the neck and has a plastic screw-on lid; a green and white label is wrapped around the body of the bottle.
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Accession Number
1977.8.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown bottle narrows at the neck and has a plastic screw-on lid; a green and white label is wrapped around the body of the bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Bristol Laboratories of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: green; white
Inscriptions
Printed on the label: "BRISTOL // 25 CC No. 101 // BRISTAMIN // TRADE MARK // SYRUP // Bristamin* Dihydrogen Citrate . . . . . 0.075 Gm. // Fluid Extract of Ipecac, U.S.P. . . . . 0.06 cc. // Ammonium Chloride, U.S.P. . . . . 0.347 Gm. // Sodium Citrate, U.S.P. . . . . .0.322 Gm. // Menthol, U.S.P. . . . . .0.0033 Gm. // with 1% Sodium Benzoate as preservative. // *Bristol Laboratories' Brand of Phenyltoloxamine. // BRISTOL // LABORATORIES OF CANADA LTD. MONTREAL "; on side of label: "PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // Directions: Adults—One to two // teaspoonfuls every three hours // or as required. Children: One-half // to one teaspoonful every three // hours; or as presicribed by the // physician. // Lot. No. L-1272"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001328
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, plain broad sloping collar; all four panels are recessed; both the front and back panels have printed paper labels attached; both side panels are embossed with lettering; the bottle is full and sealed with a cork.
Accession Number
996001328
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, plain broad sloping collar; all four panels are recessed; both the front and back panels have printed paper labels attached; both side panels are embossed with lettering; the bottle is full and sealed with a cork.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
A. C. Meyer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: beige
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Left side panel embossed, "A. C. MEYER & CO. BALTO. MD. U.S.A."; right side panel embossed, "DR. J. W. BULL'S COUGH SYRUP"; bottle bottom embossed, "21 -"; front label reads, "DR. BULL'S // COUGH-SYRUP // 4% ALCOHOL // A preparation of valuable // and remedial drugs for // Coughs due to common // Colds. // SHAKE THE SYRUP // Doses listed // Advertising for Dr. Bull's pills listed // A. C. MEYER & CO. // Baltimore Md."; back label gives instructions for using Dr. Bull's pills with the syrup
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.0 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 3.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks or wear; the paper labels are slightly stained, but are complete and fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19-21; "The Great American Fraud" by Samuel Hopkins Adams, pp. 47-48, 124, & 180; "The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 9 & 122; "Secret Nostrums and Quackery" compiled by Charles W. Oleson, p. 29; "Nostrums and Quackery", p. 336
Research Facts
This product contained dangerous amounts of opium
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017
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Dr. J. O. Lambert's Cough Syrup

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001061
Description
Rectangular/oval bottle; cylindrical neck with threads and screw cap; embossed words on front and back of bottle just below neck; paper labels on front and back of bottle.
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Accession Number
996001061
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular/oval bottle; cylindrical neck with threads and screw cap; embossed words on front and back of bottle just below neck; paper labels on front and back of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Nov. 1993 in Montreal
Maker
Dr. J. O. Lambert Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: amber
Inscriptions
Dr. J. O. Lambert's // Cough Syrup // National Family Remedy // against // Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis, Catarrh, // Asthma, Croup, La Grippe etc. // Dr. J. O. Lambert, Limited // 2234-36, St. Antoine St., Montreal, Can. // Paris, Brussels - London - Troy N.Y.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.9 cm. x Width: 6.4 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper labels discoloured; some residue in bottom of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
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Dr. J. O. Lambert's Cough Syrup

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001062 a-b
Description
Amber glass bottle of cough syrup with original paper box; bottle is rectangular/oval in shape with screw top; embossed writing on upper bottle just below neck; two paper labels on either side of bottle; colourful box with cream, red and blue highlights and labels.
Accession Number
996001062 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Amber glass bottle of cough syrup with original paper box; bottle is rectangular/oval in shape with screw top; embossed writing on upper bottle just below neck; two paper labels on either side of bottle; colourful box with cream, red and blue highlights and labels.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 17.8 cm. x Width 7.1 cm. x Depth 4.6 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Nov. 1993 in Montreal.
Maker
Dr. J. O. Lambert Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream; blue; red
Inscriptions
Dr. J.O. Lambert's // Cough Syrup // National Family Remedy // against // Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis, Catarrh, // Asthma, Croup, La Grippe etc. // Dr. J. O. Lambert, Limited // 2234-36, St. Antoine St., Montreal, Can. // Paris, Brussels - London - Troy N. Y.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box and label slightly worn, particularly around top of box where it has been opened
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Stanley's African Pine

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001281
Description
Glass (?) bottle containing Dr. Stanley's African Pine, sealed in a cardboard box wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the wrapper lists product information and has a picture of an African man by a pine tree.
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Accession Number
996001281
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- box
Description
Glass (?) bottle containing Dr. Stanley's African Pine, sealed in a cardboard box wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the wrapper lists product information and has a picture of an African man by a pine tree.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Frasier Thornton & Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Cookshire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
glass (?):
cardboard: off-white
paper: yellow
Inscriptions
Label reads, "DR [raised, with underline] STANLEY'S // AFRICAN // PINE // FOR // COUGHS, // COLDS, // HOARSENESS, // BRONCHITIS, // SORE THROAT, // ASTHMA // PRICE 35 CENTS // FRASIER THORNTON & CO. // LIMITED // COOKSHIRE, QUEBEC, Canada" (front); some information in French on the back; "DR. STANLEY'S AFRICAN PINE - Each Adult Dose Contains:" (medication contents listed) - side; other side lists the same information in German; top reads, "No. 6188 // Proprietary or // Patent Medicine Act"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.1 cm. x Width: 6.5 cm. x Depth: 3.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sealed and unopened; cardboard box is also sealed and unopened; paper wrapper/label is complete and still sealed; there is some minor wear at the corners and three tears in the paper at the left side; pressure-sensitive tape (Scotch) has been used in three places to hold the paper wrapper in place or repair tears
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used to relieve coughs, hoarseness, bronchitis, sore throat and asthma
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
993004224
Description
Small glass full bottle of Fedrasol Syrup as a physician's sample; used for treatment of childhood respiratory infections, i.e., whooping cough, bronchitis, etc.
Accession Number
993004224
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
Description
Small glass full bottle of Fedrasol Syrup as a physician's sample; used for treatment of childhood respiratory infections, i.e., whooping cough, bronchitis, etc.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: black
glass: dark brown
paper: turquoise; black; white
Inscriptions
Printed in black on turquoise paper label: PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // FEDRASOL // Syrup // 401-08 // Abbott // Narcotic regulations pro- // hibit inclusion in this sample of Codeine Phosphate 1/2 // gr. per oz. provided in re- // gular stock formula. // ABBOTT LABORATORIES LIMITED MONTREAL
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row E
Length
8.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
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Mobenol for coughs

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1977.8.17
Description
A rectangular-shaped bottle with a plastic cap has a paper label on the front.
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Accession Number
1977.8.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Sedatives, Nonbarbiturate
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped bottle with a plastic cap has a paper label on the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Frank W. Horner, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: white; blue
Inscriptions
On label: "PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // MOBENOL // FOR COUGHS // SEDATIVE – EXPECTORANT // NON-NARCOTIC // EACH DESSERTSPOONFUL CONTAINS // Sodium monobenzylsuccinate 3grs. // Ammonium chloride 2 1/2 " // Ammonium carbonate 2 1/2 " // Chloroform 1/4 " // Menthol and Syrup Tolu. q.s. // DOSE: One dessertspoonful in water // Repeat every two hours or as // indicated."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 10.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
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Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
box - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Laurentian Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: brown; black
glass
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "NEW PE-RU-NA // TONIC"; "Manufactured for: Consolidated Royal Chemical Corporation"; from attached circular: "Cure for coughs due to colds"; "Gentle stimulator"; "Restores strength and energy"; "Aid to sleep".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row E
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
006034001 a-b
Description
Mackenzie smelling salts bottle; brown glass bottle with a rectangular foot on the very bottom with a rounded shape in the middle (a) with a screw-on plastic lid (b); two paper labels are attached to the bottle; one to the front; the other to the back.
Accession Number
006034001 a-b
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Mackenzie smelling salts bottle; brown glass bottle with a rectangular foot on the very bottom with a rounded shape in the middle (a) with a screw-on plastic lid (b); two paper labels are attached to the bottle; one to the front; the other to the back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass bottle - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - screw-on lid - Size: Diam. 1.9 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Provenance
Owned by Donna Tweddell.
Maker
Dr. Mackenzie's Laboratories
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
glass : brown
plastic : black
paper : black, cream
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the glass bottle "Z 159 // S 10", printed on the paper labels on the front of the bottle "MACKENZIE // for // the relief // of the symptoms // of catarrh. // SMELLING BOTTLE // Cold in the Head // Hay Fever Nervous Headache // and Faintness // HANDBAG SIZE" On the back of the bottle, printed on the paper label " ANTISEPTIC SOOTHING HEALING // Active // CONSTITUENTS // Dr. MACKENZIE'S // LABORATORIES LTD // LONDON // reg. v. 13622 // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
Internet: "The Sensation Press," "Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary," 25th ed., 1974, p. 1376
Research Facts
Smelling salts are made from ammonium carbonate; they are used as a stimulant and restorative.
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