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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
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bottle of digitalis folium

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
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Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 29.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.2 cm x Diam 17.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Sam Cronk of Belleville, Ontario.
Maker
Ayerst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1000 Ayerst 1000 // DRY POWDER CAPSULE // No. 313 // DIGITALIS FOLIUM // PYHSIOLOGICALLY TESTED // 15 MINIMS // Tincture of Digitalis C.F. // Made in Canada // AYERST, McKENNA & HARRISION // Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemists // MONTREAL CANADA"; embossed on bottom: "9 // 950 // D // 8366".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 A
Condition Remarks
Label faded; minor white paint flecks on glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Queens Senate Medical School Scholarships Web site; The Canadian Encyclopedia Web site; CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Sam Cronk graduated from Queens Medical School in 1915; his son, Dr. L. Bruce Cronk, who donated this bottle also graduated from Queens Medical School in 1946; The first pharmaceutical company in Canada was established in Toronto in 1879 by E.B. Shuttleworth.
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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-A5-6 Box 3 Row B
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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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.
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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.
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Ephedrosst Jelly

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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
1977.8.2 a-b
Description
A tube (a), which is flat at one end and rounded at the opening end and has a narrow, pointed cap, is contained in a box (b); contains a jelly for relief of nasal congestion; a label is wrapped around the tube.
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Accession Number
1977.8.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A tube (a), which is flat at one end and rounded at the opening end and has a narrow, pointed cap, is contained in a box (b); contains a jelly for relief of nasal congestion; a label is wrapped around the tube.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 8.9 cm
b - box - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
paper: yellow; brown
metal:
jelly:
Inscriptions
On label wrapped around tube: ""EPHEDROSST" // JELLY // with DISINOL antiseptic // Frosst // Makes // Breathing // easy // WATER SOLUBLE, ISOTONIC // Gives immediate relief // in Nasal Congestion // and Catarrh due to // Colds and Hay-fever. // DIRECTIONS: In - // sert a small quantity // into each nostril and // spread by gently mas - // saging the nose. N 75"; label on side has: "Ephedrine hydrochloride 1.5% // p-chlor-meta-xylenol 0.025%; label on other side has: "Ephedrosst" is the registered trade // mark of Ephedrine "Frosst"; box has similar wording.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Copy Type
Original
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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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gas gangrene antitoxin

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Dates
1914
1917
circa 1914-1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1934.31.1 a-d
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of gas gangrene antitoxin (a) with a cork stopper; applied paper label describing contents in German; cork stopper is covered in paper which is tied in place with a string and held shut with a metal seal; bottle is contained in a two-piece cardboard box (c-d) which is…
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Accession Number
1934.31.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Germany
Military Medicine
Gas Gangrene
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of gas gangrene antitoxin (a) with a cork stopper; applied paper label describing contents in German; cork stopper is covered in paper which is tied in place with a string and held shut with a metal seal; bottle is contained in a two-piece cardboard box (c-d) which is rectangular and open at the top; box also contained an instruction sheet in German (b) which is currently missing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
b - instruction sheet - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 21.0 cm
c - inner part of box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
d - outer part of box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Behringwerke GmbH Bremen und Marburg
Site Made (City)
Marburg
Site Made (State)
Hesse
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1914
1917
circa 1914-1917
Date Remarks
One bottle in the 1934.31 group has the date "Dec. 21, 1917"; Behringwerke GmbH was founded in 1914; Dr. Behring died in 1917
Material
glass: brown
metal: grey
paper: cream, black, brown, red
fabric: red
Inscriptions
Stamped in either side of metal seal on (a): "BEHRINGWERKE"; printed on paper label on (a): "20 ccm // Gasödem-Serum // Op.-Nr. 14b // 14b // Behringwerke G. m. b. H. // Bremen und Marburg a. L." [20 cc // Serum for Gas Gangrene // Op.-Nr. 14b // 14b // Behringwerke LLC // Bremen and Marburg an der Lahn]; Printed on paper label on exterior of box (d): "20 ccm // Gasödem-Serum // Op.-Nr. 14b // Behringwerke G. m. b. H. // Bremen und Marburg a. L."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Condition Remarks
#1: Serum has evaporated; dirty; #2: outer box is torn on one edge; bottle still contains some hardened contents.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
See "Bulletin," Vol. 8, No. 3, Dec. 1934, p. 47; "Geschichte des Behringwerks oHG und der Behringwerke G.m.b.H." on the Philipps-Universität Marburg website
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