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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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boneset leaves and tops box

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1970.4.7
Description
A white cardboard box, sealed, containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A white cardboard box, sealed, containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
S.B. Penick & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: white; blue
ink: black; blue
Inscriptions
On front: "Initial Line // LOOSE PRESSED // BONESET, LEAVES & TOPS // EUPATORIUM PERFOLIATUM // NOT N.F. - CONTAINS 5 PER-CENT ASH // N.F. STANDARD 2 PER-CENT ASH // ONE OZ. NET WHEN PACKED // S.B. PENICK & CO. // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE, N.C. CHICAGO, ILL. // JERSEY CITY, N.J. // "The Initial Source of Supply""; on side: "SYNONYM - Eupatorium // PART USED - Leaves & tops // FAMILY - Compositae // HABITAT - No. America"; side: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE [underlined] // PREPARE AN INFUSION BY // STEEPING ONE OUNCE BONESET // IN ONE PINT OF BOILING WATER. // ADULT DOSE // 1/4 TO 1/2 TEACUPFUL TWO OR // THREE TIMES DAILY."; handwritten in pencil over the printing on the front: "E / 15"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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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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Coryza Bell Morphine

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001263 a-b
Description
(a) Square clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and tooled, rounded rolled-over collar, with four panels and embossed sides; front and back have paper product information labels; bottle has a cylindrical neck with cork seals intact; the 100 tablets and packing cotton remain; (b) one-piece card…
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Accession Number
996001263 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Square clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and tooled, rounded rolled-over collar, with four panels and embossed sides; front and back have paper product information labels; bottle has a cylindrical neck with cork seals intact; the 100 tablets and packing cotton remain; (b) one-piece cardboard box with flaps at top and bottom to open and close the container; the front and back of box have paper product information labels.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct.1993.
Maker
Hollings-Smith Co.
Site Made (City)
Orangeburg
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
cardboard: off-white
glass: clear
wax: green
cork: beige
fabric: white
pills: white
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed both sides, "Hollings-Smith Co., ORANGEBURG // NEW YORK, U.S.A."; label reads, "ONE HUNDRED TABLETS // CORYZA BELL // MORPHINE // 2-1/4 GRAINS TO // THE OUNCE // Hollings-Smith Co. // (Sole successor to Bell & Co., Inc. // in this preparation) // Manufacturing Chemists // Orangeburg, New York, U.S.A." (front of bottle and box); "CORYZA BELL // USES: Acute Nasal Catarrh, // Cold in Head, Hay Fever, etc. // DOSE:" listed (back of bottle and box); box sides read, "SEE THAT THE SEAL ON THE BOTTLE IS // UNBROKEN AND THAT THE FAC-SIMILE // SIGNATURE Hollings-Smith Co. // (Sole successor to Bell & Co., Inc.) // IS ON THE LABEL", and "SEE THAT THE FOLLOWING SCRIPT // SIGNATURE Hollings-Smith Co. // (Sole successor to Bell & Co., Inc.) // IS BLOWN IN THE GLASS BOTTLE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - medicine bottle - Size: Length 4.4 cm. x Width 6.8 cm. x Depth 2.4 cm.
b - cardboard box - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Width 7.1 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) The bottle is unopened and retains its original seals; bottle label shows very slight wear at bottom corners; (b) box is missing one side flap at the top; the box also has minor staining; all writing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles", by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
Research Facts
For use on nasal catarrh, cold in head, hay fever, etc.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Cresolene Antiseptic Throat Tablets

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.89
Description
A rectangular cardboard box filled with 24 tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.89
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A rectangular cardboard box filled with 24 tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The VapoCresoline Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "Cresoline [in cursive] ANTISEPTIC Tablets [in cursive] // THROAT // TRADE MARK. // put up by // The VapoCresoline Co. [in cursive] // 62 Cortlandt St., New York // U.S.A."; "A simple effective and safe remedy for coughs, sore throat, and irritable conditions of the throat."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The package is worn in some areas.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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Dr. Johnson's asthma pills

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.210
Description
A square-base aqua blue glass bottle with a wide neck and cork closure; paper label; half-filled with tablets and tamped with cotton.
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Accession Number
1980.18.210
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Veterinary Medicine
Asthma, drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A square-base aqua blue glass bottle with a wide neck and cork closure; paper label; half-filled with tablets and tamped with cotton.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: blue
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
fabric
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. JOHNSON'S // ASTHMA TABLETS // . . . // Prepared by // N.Y. Veterinary Hospital."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
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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. Kennedy's Permanent Cure for Catarrh

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Dates
1868
circa 1868
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001256
Description
Metal tin sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the box contains loose dried plant material; the wrapper lists product information.
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Accession Number
996001256
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine 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 -- tin
Description
Metal tin sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the box contains loose dried plant material; the wrapper lists product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Arthur S. Kennedy
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1868
circa 1868
Date Remarks
Date listed on label
Material
metal: silver
paper: beige
plant material: brown
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "DR. KENNEDY'S // PERMANENT CURE FOR CATARRH // PRICE = $2.00 // PER PACKAGE // Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by // ARTHUR S. KENNEDY, in the Clerk's Office of the District // Court of the Northern District of New York"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.1 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Metal tin is unopened; paper wrapper is very stained and dark, but is almost complete and is legible; there are two small holes in the wrapper
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Cure for catarrh
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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