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Antiphlogistine Medicated Poultice Dressing

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997032048
Description
Heavy cylindrical short clear glass jar or container; shows thick grey paste inside; white metal cap has product details.
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Accession Number
997032048
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Description
Heavy cylindrical short clear glass jar or container; shows thick grey paste inside; white metal cap has product details.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
The Denver Chemical Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
glass: clear
ink: black, orange
metal: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Antiphlogistine ** TRADE MARKS REGD // MEDICATED // POULTICE // DRESSING // UNSCREW // CAP // SLIGHTLY // BEFORE // HEATING // NET WT. 5 OZ. // DEVISSEZ // LEGEREMENT // LE COUVERCLE //AVANT DE //CHAUFFER // MADE BY // THE DENVER CHEMICAL MFG., CO. // MONTREAL 9, CANADA // No. 21804 The Proprietary or Patent // Medicine Act."; embossed on bottom: "I I I // 2615"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Height
5.3 cm
Diameter
6.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cap showsminor wear
Copy Type
original
Reference Comments
Internet
Research Facts
In the early 20th century, Antiphlogistine was one of the old remedies for boils, poison ivy and chest congestion, first used in 1893 and created by Denver Chemical of New York. It was a cream to be heated and applied to intact skin (not irritated or wounded skin), used to soothe muscle, joint and tendon soreness. Counter-irritants (menthol and methyl salicylate) causes skin to feel cool, then warm.
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Antiseptic Dermal Oil

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001356
Description
Square amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a screw top lip; the bottle has a printed paper label attached to the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Antiseptic Dermal Oil and is sealed with a black metal screw top lid which does not readily come off; bottle ba…
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Accession Number
996001356
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a screw top lip; the bottle has a printed paper label attached to the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Antiseptic Dermal Oil and is sealed with a black metal screw top lid which does not readily come off; bottle back has embossed lettering.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the Museum by Neil C. Davis -- Mr. Davis originally intended to give this bottle to Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
N. C. Polson & Company Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date "3 1948" stamped onto the paper label
Material
glass: amber
paper: white
metal: black
Inscriptions
Paper label reads,"Antiseptic // DERMAL OIL // N. C. POLSON // & COMPANY LTD. // ESTABLISHED 1877 // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS // MONTREAL 3 1948"; bottle back embossed, "16 FL. OZ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.5 cm. x Width: 6.2 cm. x Depth: 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle is unopened; there are no chips, cracks or wear on the glass; the paper label is undamaged and clearly legible; the metal lid shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19; there are three binders of information on the N. C. Polson Company with Dr. Chiong's written records
Research Facts
After having studied at Queen’s University, Neil C. Polson established a drug business in Kingston in 1877. N.C. Polson & Co. became widely known across North America as a druggist and chemical manufacturer. One of their products, Catarrhozone, was widely advertised as an inhaled germ-killer and remedy for all respiratory ailments. The Vapor treatment was meant to be dropped onto a small piece of wool held inside the portable wood inhaler, then inhaled periodically through the mouth.
Their trade covered Canada, the U.S. and the West Indies.
The firm was established by Neil Polson Sr. in 1877, owned a wholesale drug and manufacturing chemist house in Kingston, Ontario. and was taken over by his two sons, Neil Jr. and Henry. They made medicines under the name of Polson Co., the Catarrhozone and Nerviline. Polson went on to become mayor of Kingston in 1893.
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bobby barrettes

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Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
996028015 a-f
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with five white bobby barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; image of nurse in top left corner.
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Accession Number
996028015 a-f
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with five white bobby barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; image of nurse in top left corner.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm.
b-f - bobby barrettes (x5) - Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Width 3.0 mm. x Depth 5.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Gaylord Products
Site Made (City)
St. Hyacinthe
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Date Remarks
Date approximation based on appearance of nurse on package
Material
paper: blue; white; pink; brown; black
metal: white
Inscriptions
On package at centre top: "WHITE // BOBBY // BARRETTES // BLANCHES"; at top right, "No. 430 // 29¢ // by // Gayla ®"; along bottom: "Gaylord Products of Canada, Ltd. -- St. Hyacinthe, Que."; store sticker reads, "List Price .29 // TOP DISCOUNT // STORES // Your Cost .26"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
No signs of damage except some slight creasing of the bottom corners of the package
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Listing of the Nora Valleau Collection"
Research Facts
Barrettes also known as 'bobby pins'; used by Nora Valleau to secure her nurse's cap; same package as 996.028.016
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008.
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bobby barrettes

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Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
996028016 a-e
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with four white bobby barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; image of nurse in top left corner; one pin is missing.
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Accession Number
996028016 a-e
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with four white bobby barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; image of nurse in top left corner; one pin is missing.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm.
b-e - bobby barrettes (x5) - Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Width 3.0 mm. x Depth 5.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Gaylord Products
Site Made (City)
St. Hyacinthe
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Date Remarks
Date approximation based on appearance of nurse on package
Material
paper: blue; white; pink; brown; black
metal: white
Inscriptions
On package at centre top: "WHITE // BOBBY // BARRETTES // BLANCHES"; at top right, "No. 430 // 29¢ // by // Gayla ®[crown symbol above "Gayla"]; along bottom: "Gaylord Products of Canada, Ltd. -- St. Hyacinthe, Que."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Missing one pin; glue residue on package surface 2.4 cm from top and 2.7 cm from right side (left over from store sticker); slight creasing on bottom corners
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
"Listing of the Nora Valleau Collection"
Research Facts
Barrettes also known as 'bobby pins'; used by Nora Valleau to secure her nurse's cap; same package as 996.028.015
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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002132
Description
Rectangular tan cardboard box with four interconnected cardboard dividers allowing for 12 compartments; without top.
Accession Number
014002132
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Rectangular tan cardboard box with four interconnected cardboard dividers allowing for 12 compartments; without top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Brayley, Sons & Company
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: tan
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 4
Dimension Notes
Length 11.9 cm x Width 12.2 cm x Depth 9.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Box's top layer is torn away over much of its surface, exposing a darker brown layer of cardboard underneath; box is covered in stains of brown discoloration; box's edges are frayed with many tears running inwards; bottom panel is partially detached; apparent pests chewed on paper overall
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Storage box for tincture of iron bottles 014.002.133 - .143
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Dr. N. Lacerte Anti-Diphtheritique

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Dates
1850
1870
circa 1850 - 1870
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005013
Description
Rectangular transparent light purple glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on sides.
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Accession Number
014005013
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular transparent light purple glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Dr. N. Lacerte
Site Made (City)
Levis
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1850
1870
circa 1850 - 1870
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: purple
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "ANTI // DIPHTHERITIQUE // LEVIS. P. Q. CA. // DR. N. LACERTE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Length
18.1
Width
6.3
Depth
4.3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor residue inside bottle
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Diphterine. Bouteilles du Quebec
Research Facts
Similar bottles embossed with 'DIPHTERINE' instead of 'ANTI-DIPHTHERITIQUE' are bottles from a more recent production date.
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Dr. Wilson's Herbine Bitters

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.245.1
Description
Glass bottle, squared shape with a small neck with a cork; label torn away and much of it missing; about 2/3 full of a reddish-brown liquid.
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Accession Number
1969.245.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- bitters -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass bottle, squared shape with a small neck with a cork; label torn away and much of it missing; about 2/3 full of a reddish-brown liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Brayley, Sons & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: translucent brown
paper: brownish-pink
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottle: "DR. WILSONS HERBINE BITTERS // BRAYLEY SONS & CO MONTREAL"; some of label torn away and illegible: "DR. WILS [illeg.] // [illeg] ERBINE BIT [illeg.] // Containing the active principles of Dandelion [illeg] // for the cure of jaundice, dyspepsia, [illeg] // and all bilious disorders // TRUE BLOOD PURIFIER // Dose. - From 2 to 4 tspful diluted in water, 2 or 3 times a day, according to the strength of the patient. // For Jaundice, Liver Complaints, Constipation with foul tongue and bad breath, Headache, Dyspepsia, Kidney Troubles, and Loaded Urine, Loss of Appetite, Monthly difficulties in Females. Worms in children A Spring Medicine to renew the Blood. All these spring from a like cause, from overloaded Liver or kidneys, unable to do their work properly, and so make pure blood, – and find their natural cure in this medicine. // They are entirely Vegetable and Free from all Injurious Ingredients. Brayley Sons & Co. Wholesale Druggists, Montreal"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label torn and incomplete.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001283 a-c
Description
(a) Rectangular oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw top; the bottle's sides, front and back are rounded outwards; bottle contains EMO syrup; there is a round metal screw on/off lid (b); a printed paper label is attached to the front of the bottle and lists product information; (…
Accession Number
996001283 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Rectangular oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw top; the bottle's sides, front and back are rounded outwards; bottle contains EMO syrup; there is a round metal screw on/off lid (b); a printed paper label is attached to the front of the bottle and lists product information; (c) one-piece printed cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottome to open and close it; box lists product information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - medicine bottle
b - bottle lid
c - cardboard box
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Montreal in Nov. 1993.
Maker
Economic Products
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
metal: black
cardboard: white; red
paper: white; red
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Cardboard box reads, "EMO // SYRUP// EUCALYPTUS // M-HONEY // OXYMEL // DIRECTIONS: // SHAKE THOROUGHLY // This syrup is good especially for bron- // chitis, laryngitis, catarrh, cold, asthma and // at the beginning of whooping cough. // DOSE: Adult, 4 to 5 teaspoons a day. // Children, half-dose. // FOR A REBEL COUGH // Adult: 1 dessert-spoon in 3 parts of // boiling water. Children, half-dose. // Repeat at every pressing need to cough. // No. 20527 - Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // ECONOMIC PRODUCTS // Montreal // Tel. AM.1569 1810a Laurier East" (front); side has same information; back and other side have this same information in French; top reads, "contents 6 oz."; bottom has same information in French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row C
Length
a - 15.7 cm b - 0.9 cm c - 17.2 cm
Width
a - 7.0 cm c - 7.2 cm
Depth
a - 3.1 cm c - 3.7 cm
Diameter
b - 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
(a) Bottle is complete with no chips, cracks or wear; (b) metal lid shows no corrosion (c) cardboard box has two small missing sections; the two side upper flaps have come unattached and are stored in the bottom of the box; the back top flap is ripped and has been repaired with Magic tape; almost all written information (except for missing section) is clearly legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19
Research Facts
Used to relieve bronchitis, laryngitis, catarrh, cold, asthma and the beginning of whooping cough
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Father John's Medicine

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001057
Description
Large rectangular amber glass bottle; long wide cylindrical neck intended for a cap stopper; one recessed panel with embossed words inside.
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Accession Number
996001057
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large rectangular amber glass bottle; long wide cylindrical neck intended for a cap stopper; one recessed panel with embossed words inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Aug.1993 in Kingston.
Maker
Father John (?)
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: amber
Inscriptions
Father John's // Medicine // Montreal, Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 24.6 cm. x Width: 7.6 cm. x Depth: 4.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some buildup of surface dirt on both interior and exterior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Ferrovim the Invigorating Tonic

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001031
Description
Large circular pressed glass bottle; two paper labels, a large rectangular one with medicine info. and a small circular one with picture of Davis & Lawrence Co. offices; kickup bottom; short cylindrical neck with broken cork.
Accession Number
996001031
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large circular pressed glass bottle; two paper labels, a large rectangular one with medicine info. and a small circular one with picture of Davis & Lawrence Co. offices; kickup bottom; short cylindrical neck with broken cork.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchase Sept. 1993 from Scott Jordan by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed in glass:"Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd. // Montreal"; on paper label: "Ferrorim // The Invigorating Tonic // Prepared by // David & Lawrence Co. // New York // Montreal Shanghai"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Length
18.3 cm
Diameter
7.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cork broken; paper discoloured with some foxing or mold on upper right edge of paper label; three ripped spots at top of label; some residue of liquid in bottle; #2: no change; #3: dark brown residue in the bottom of the bottle; spots of brown residue throughout the inside of the bottle, approx 5% of the surface; cork has a crack and shows signs of decomposition; labels have stains and parts have peeled off; there are air bubbles within the glass; no cracks.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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