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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 not present
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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
not present
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
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
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Benylin Koffettes

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001436 a-c
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing two foil-wrapped packages of lozenges (b,c) with 10 lozenges in each; there is a price sticker on box front.
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Accession Number
000001436 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing two foil-wrapped packages of lozenges (b,c) with 10 lozenges in each; there is a price sticker on box front.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - lozenges - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
c - lozenges - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
foil: yellow
paper: white; green; black
cardboard: white; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "BENYLIN // KOFFETTES // BENYLIN // DIN 370975 // 12 211 UNITED // DRUG MART // 1 99 + tx "; bottom: "Quick Soothing Relief from Colds // Cough and Throat Irritations // Dosage – 1 lozenge as required, not more than 2 per hour. // Benylin Koffettes–Reg. T.M. Stock 21-263-20"; back: "20 LOZENGES/LOSANGES // Each lozenge contains 5 mg. Benadryl® (diphenhydramine HCl) // and 50 mg. Ammonium Chloride. // [above two lines repeated in French] // PARKE-DAVIS // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; top: "[bottom repeated in French except last line] // Exp. MR 1982 (L) KB 176"; (b,c): foil is embossed wtih the tiled pattern, "BENYLIN KOFFETTES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Condition Remarks
Box scuffed at corners; no apparent problems with foil-wrapped lozenges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001350 a-c
Description
Two sheets of tablets sealed in foil, one complete sheet of 6 tablets (b) and one where a tablet has been torn out (c), in a cardboard box (a); box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back.
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Accession Number
000001350 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Two sheets of tablets sealed in foil, one complete sheet of 6 tablets (b) and one where a tablet has been torn out (c), in a cardboard box (a); box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - sheet
c - sheet
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: white; red
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "12 S.C.T. No. 897 // BODRYL // Compressed Tablets // For relief of symptoms // associated with colds. // Pour soulager les // symptômes du rhume. // EACH TABLET CONTAINS: // AMBODRYL® (Bromodiphenhydramine Hydrochloride, P.D. & Co.) 10 mg. // Acetylsalicylic Acid 190 mg. // Phenacetin 65 mg. // Caffeine 15 mg. // Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 10 mg. // Aluminum Hydroxide Gel, Dried 100 mg. // Stock 25-897-12 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // L S 404 L "; front: "ADULT DOSE – 1 tablet, four times daily."; bottom: "CAUTION – Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children. // Should not be taken by individuals with chronic disorders, or by // children under 14 year [illeg.] ge, or for more than 7 days unless directed // by a physician. A hig [illeg.] or persistant cough indicates a condition // for which a physician should be consulted. If this preparation causes // drowsiness, do not drive or operate machinery while taking the // medication. // [above 7 lines repeated in French]"; back: front repeated in French; left side: "12 C.T. No. 897 // BODRYL // Stock 25-897-12"; right side: identical to left side.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - sheet - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
c - sheet - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dirty, scuffed, spotted with mildew; no apparent problems with foil sheets
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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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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Catarrhozone Vapor Treatment

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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
996001352 a-b
Description
(a) Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; all four panels are recessed; the two side panels have embossed lettering on them; the front and back panels have attached printed paper labels which list product information, …
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Accession Number
996001352 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
(a) Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; all four panels are recessed; the two side panels have embossed lettering on them; the front and back panels have attached printed paper labels which list product information, a trade mark and a picture of a woman using the product; the bottle is full of Catarrhozone Ozonated Air Remedy and is sealed at the neck with a cork; (b) one piece printed cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; box lists product information in English and French and was made to house (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm. x Width 3.2 cm. x Depth 1.6 cm.
b - box - Size: Length 12.3 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 3.8 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan (Ottawa) in Sept. 1993.
Maker
The Catarrhozone Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: clear
paper: off-white
cork: beige
cardboard: beige
Inscriptions
(a) Left side embossed, "CATARRHOZONE"; right side panel embossed "MONTREAL"; front label reads, "CATARRHOZONE // VAPOR // TREATMENT // Directions on how to use the product follow."; back label reads, "CATARRHOZONE // TRADE MARK // OZONATED // AIR REMEDY // Directions on how to use the product [in English and French] follow // PROPRIETARY OR PATENT // MEDICINE ACT, NO. 4086 // PRICE 50c. // THE CATARRHOZONE CO. // MONTREAL, CANADA"; (b) box front reads, "CATARRHOZONE // OZONATED AIR // REMEDY // USED TO ASSIST // IN OVERCOMING // CATARRH // COLDS, COUGHS // BRONCHITIS // ASTHMA // HAY FEVER // DEAFNESS // LA GRIPPE // THROAT TROUBLE // PRICE 50c // PREPARED ONLY BY // THE CATARRHOZONE // COMPANY // MONTREAL - CANADA"; back has same information in French; the sides have directions for product use in English and French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
(a) Bottle shows no chips, cracks or wear; the paper labels show wear along the edges but are mostly legible; the cork is complete and undamaged; (b) the top flap has been torn off and the top back of the box is ripped; all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; "Canadian Bottle and Stoneware Collector" (magazine) issue No. 16, April/May/June 1996, p. 27; there are three binders of information on the Polson Co. (Catarrhozone Co.) with Dr. Chiong's written records
Research Facts
See 996.001.269a-c
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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chloretone inhalant

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Dates
1974
circa 1974
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001503 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is full of liquid; there is a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back
Accession Number
000001503 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is full of liquid; there is a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1974
circa 1974
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; orange
metal: red; grey
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "2 FLUID OUNCES // CHLORETONE // INHALANT // CONTAINS IN 100 GM. IN 1 FL. OZ. // (APPROX.) // Chloretone // (Chlorbutol) [12 dots] 1 Gm. [12 dots] 4 gr. // Camphor [16 dots] 2.5 Gm [10 dots] 10 gr. // menthol [18 dots] 1.8 Gm. [9 dots] 7½ gr. // Oil Cinnamon // U.S.P. [16 dots] 0.04 Gm. // [5 dots] 1/6 min. // Light Liquid // petrolatum [18 dots] q.s. [14 dots] q.s. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario // DIN 213772 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 22-27-152 [printed] // (L) EK233 [stamped]"; right side: "For symptomatic relief in inflammatory and // catarrhal conditions of the nose and throat. // Directions–Apply 3 to 5 drops locally with // droppers, spray or swab every three or // four hours. // CAUTION–Inhalants with a liquid petrolatum // base should not be used on infants or small // children except under the direction // of a physician. // If further dilution is desired, use only Light // Liquid Petrolatum as the diluent. [printed]"; left side: right side repeated in French; bottom: "44 // 1 // 2 // 18 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row D
Length
a - 8.9 cm
Depth
b - 0.9 cm
Diameter
a - 3.6 cm b - 2.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing slightly; cap scratched and corroded around rim; bottle is dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Coldecon for the common cold

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001361 a-b
Description
A sheet of 10 sealed plastic pockets (b)each of which contains a capsule, in a cardboard box (a); box has a price sticker on the top
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Accession Number
000001361 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Sinusitis -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Description
A sheet of 10 sealed plastic pockets (b)each of which contains a capsule, in a cardboard box (a); box has a price sticker on the top
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - plastic sheet - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; blue; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "For relief of nasal congestion associated with sinusitis and the common cold. // Pour soulager la congestion nasale associée à la sinusite et au rhume banal. // PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE SUSTAINED RELEASE CAPSULES // CAPSULES DE CHLORHYDRATE DE PHÉNYLPROPANOLAMINE À LIBERATION PROLONGÉE // COLDECON™ // 20 // capsules [printed] // 100 644 // J1 R // STUTT'S [stamped] // OUR PRICE [printed] // T // 3.69 [stamped] // PARKE-DAVIS // DIN 327875"; back: "COLDECON™ // Each capsule contains 75 mg // Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochlor- // ide in a sustained relese form. // DOSAGE: Adults 1 capsule every 12 hours. Do not administer to // children under the age of 12. // Do not exceed recommended // dose or use for longer than seven // days except as directed by a // physician. // CAUTION: Persons with high blood // pressure, heart disease or taking // other medication should use only // on the advice of a physician. [French translation occurs alongside contents, dosage and caution information] // PARKE, DAVIS & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario // Stock 6-1683-417 // TM Trademark // Nom de Commerce [printed] // Exp/Péremption JL 1982 // (L) KG 162 [stamped] // [illeg.] [handwritten over printed text]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, scuffed; no apparent problems with sheet of capsules
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Decongesten Plus ™

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Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001247 a-c
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) with plastic cap (c) and paper label on front; bottle is inside a cardboard box (a).
Accession Number
000001247 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis 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
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) with plastic cap (c) and paper label on front; bottle is inside a cardboard box (a).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: cream; brown; orange; yellow
paper: orange; yellow; cream; brown
glass: brown
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Decongesten // PLUS ­™ // COUGH // SYRUP // 4 FLUID OUNCES // DIN 322563 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 22-1668-158"; right side: "EACH 5 ML. CONTAINS: // d-Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 30 mg. // Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 15 mg. // Glycerol Guaiacolate 100 mg. // A PLEASANTLY FLAVOURED // SYRUP FOR THE TEMPORARY // RELIEF OF CONGESTION AND // COUGHS DUE TO THE COMMON // COLD. // Dosage: Adults, 1 teaspoonful // every 4 to 6 hours; Children 4 to 12, // 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful every 6 hours; // Children 2 to 4, 1/4 teaspoonful // every 6 hours. // Keep container tightly closed. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; back: "front repeated in French; left side: right side repeated in French; top: "Decongesten // PLUS ™ // COUGH SYRUP // SIROP CONTRE LA TOUX // 4 FLUID OUNCES // EXPIRES AUG 78 // (L) FG // Stock 22-1668-158"; (b) front: "Decongesten // PLUS ™ // COUGH SYRUP // SIROP CONTRE LA TOUX // 4 fl. oz. // DIN 322563 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 22-1668-158 // Exp. Aug. 1978 (L) FG 116"; right side: contains the same information as box right side; left side: contains the same information as box left side; bottom: "20 // 5 // 1648"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 12.8 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Box somewhat yellowed, 1-cm tear in top flap; no apparent problems with bottle or cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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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
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.
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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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