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Frank W. Horner postal box

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Dates
1926
circa 1926
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037073 a-b
Description
(a) A shallow box bottom that is rectangular-shaped with an open top; the corners are sealed together with adhesive tape; it has a reinforced bottom with manufacture seams on the bottom edges; a postage label with sender's address is fitted on bottom; (b) box top with cellophane plastic coating is …
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Accession Number
997037073 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Product Packaging
Description
(a) A shallow box bottom that is rectangular-shaped with an open top; the corners are sealed together with adhesive tape; it has a reinforced bottom with manufacture seams on the bottom edges; a postage label with sender's address is fitted on bottom; (b) box top with cellophane plastic coating is placed over box bottom; seams run along each corner with half-moon-shaped finger cutaways located on opposite sides
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 3.3cm
b - box lid - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Width 9.7 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Frank W. Horner Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1926
circa 1926
Material
cellophane: clear
cardboard: green; brown; black; white
Inscriptions
(a) Bottom of box has the address stamped in ink, "Dr. H GODFREY BIRD // BOX 958 PINE ST // GANANOQUE ONT"on a postage label with the heading "PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // ECHANTILLON MEDICAL // FRANK W. HORNER LIMITED // P.O. BOX 959 MONTREAL 3, CANADA"; a circular six-cent postage stamp is printed on the far right corner with the words "CANADA - POSTAGE - MONTREAL - POSTES" encircling the words "6 CENTS 5661"; approximately one-third of the postage label has a green-and-white decorative design resembling the shapes of graduated cylinders and beakers; printed on opposite side of box lid are the words, "SPECIALITES PHARMACEUTIQUES" and "PHARMACEUTICALS" with the company logo (see accession sheet for sketch) adjacent; the logo is small and circular with etched edges; it has a black background with a white handwritten letter "H" in the centre; the words "FRANK W. HORNER LIMITED . MONTREAL" and "FRANK W. HORNER LIMITED . MONTREAL" are printed on the longer sides of the box lid; top of box lid has the words, "Enclosed is the // clinical supply you // requested from Horner // Ci-inclus le materiel // clinique que vous avez // demande a Horner"; a black-and-white picture of three beakers is on top of box lid
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row G
Condition Remarks
Paper is cracking around edges of box lid; staining on top of box lid
Copy Type
Original
Images
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