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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
Less detail
Dates
1954
1960
circa 1954-1960
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000001384 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is half full of capsules.
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Accession Number
000001384 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Antidepressive Agents -- therapeutic use
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is half full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
1960
circa 1954-1960
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: beige; red; black
metal: black; grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr 100 No. 392 // KAPSEALS® // AMPHEDASE // TRADEMARK // EACH KAPSEAL // REPRESENTS: // Dextro-Amphetamine // Sulplhate 2.5 mg. // Niacinamide 25 mg. // Thiamine // Hydrochloride 5 mg. // Ascorbic Acid 50 mg. // Taka-Diastase 300 mg. // (Aspergillus Oryzae // Enzymes) // DISPENSE IN GLASS // L E 280 A // Stock 15-392-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "DOSE – Adults, 1 Kapseal three times daily, or // as directed by the physician. // NOTE: For Therapeutic Use Only. // 5 50 "; left side: CAUTION – Preparations containing Amphetamine // should be administered with caution to individuals // with hypertension or cardiovascular disease and are // contraindicated in Patients manifesting anxiety, hy- // perexcitability or undue restlessness."; bottom: "3 // D // 9600 // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 9.7 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 2.8 cm b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
b - 2.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty, fading and tattered at edges; cap corroded around edge
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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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.
Images
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Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
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Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Antidepressive Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Site Made (City)
Kirkland
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Date Remarks
Expiry date; Merck Sharp & Dohme formed in 1961
Material
glass: brown
metal: black
paper: white
ink: black, green, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label, left side, vertical: "18821 // ANTIDEPRESSANT // Usual Adult Dosage: // For maintenance, 25 mg. two to four times a day. // Complete prescribing information available on request. // Keep container tightly closed. // Protect from light. // For Oral Use Only."; left side, horizontal: "MSD // 100
Ca3288 // DIN 016330 // Pr // TABLETS // 124 // ELAVIL* // AMITRIPTYLINE HYDROCHLORIDE // TABLETS, MDS Std. // 25 mg each // * Trademark // MERCK SHARP & DOHME // CANADA LIMITED KIRKLAND, QUE."; / LOT 2939 W // EX. DATE 10-80"; embossed on bottom of bottle: "18 // 20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1
Dimension Notes
a - Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor residue on top rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site
Research Facts
Amitriptyline, sold under the brand name Elavil among others, is a medicine used to treat a number of mental illnesses.
Elavil (amitriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant. Elavil affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression and is used to treat symptoms of depression.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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Ephedrine Hydrochloride

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Dates
1953
circa 1953
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001509 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom; bottle is 3/4 full of tablets; top 1/4 and neck of bottle are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001509 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Ephedrine -- therapeutic use
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom; bottle is 3/4 full of tablets; top 1/4 and neck of bottle are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: white; black
glass: brown
paper: cream; red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 T.T. No. 1016 // EPHEDRINE // HYDROCHLORIDE // TABLET // TRITURATES // ½ GRAIN // STOCK NO. 29-1016-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "L [encircled] D 225 D [stamped] // DOSE–1 TO 3 tablets. [printed]"; left side: "[logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // "medicamenta Vera" // indicates devotion to // truth in the manufac- // ture and testing of // medicinal products."; (b) "P D & Co. [monogramme, letters interlaced] [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, somewhat dirty; sticker peeling; no apparent problems with cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Less detail
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
Less detail
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001365 a-e
Description
An elliptical green glass bottle (b) with threaded metal cap (c) in a cardboard box (a) along with a dropper (d); there is a cardboard insert (e) in the box folded to form a divider separating the dropper from the bottle; bottle has a paper label on front and back and there is a round orange sticke…
Accession Number
000001365 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Nasal Decongestants -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An elliptical green glass bottle (b) with threaded metal cap (c) in a cardboard box (a) along with a dropper (d); there is a cardboard insert (e) in the box folded to form a divider separating the dropper from the bottle; bottle has a paper label on front and back and there is a round orange sticker on the box back; bottle is 2/3 full of liquid
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
d - dropper - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
e - cardboard (unfolded) - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Width 6.9 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red; black
plastic: black
glass: translucent green
paper: white; red
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "ONE FLUID OUNCE // GLUCO-FEDRIN // WITH PHEMEROL // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // FORMULA // Ephedrine (as the lactate) – 1% // Phemerol* - - - - - 1:5000 // (para-tertiary-actyl-phenoxy-ethoxy // ethyl-dimethyl-benzyl-ammonium // chloride monohydrate) // Chloretone (Chlorbutol) - - 0.5% // Menthol - - - - - - q.s. // Dextrose - - - - - q.s. // An approximately isotonic solution // *Parke, Davis & Co.'s trade name // SEE SIDE PANEL // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. // MADE IN CANADA"; right side: "A solution for // the relief of // congestion of // the mucous // me mbrane of // the nose and // throat. // To be used by // dropping into // the nose with // a medicine // dropper or in // the form of a // spray with a nebulizer."; back: front repeated in French; left side: "V V T // X R R [handwritten] // [right side repeated in French]"; top: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; (b) front: "ONE FLUID OUNCE // GLUCO-FEDRIN // WITH PHEMEROL // [formula as given on box front] [printed] // L [encircled] D 168 L [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed]"; back: "A solution for the relief of // congestion of the mucous mem- // brane of the nose and throat. // To be used by dropping into // the nose with a medicine dropper, or in the form of a spray // with a nebulizer. // [above seven lines repeated in French]"; bottom: "7 1 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dented, dirty; bottle and dropper dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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