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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020390 a-b
Description
Clear glass bottle with metal twist cap; rectangular bottle (a) with manufacturer's information embossed on front, measurements embossed on sides; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; silver metal cap (b), enamelled white, with ridges around edge; bottle is empty.
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Accession Number
010020390 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental 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
Clear glass bottle with metal twist cap; rectangular bottle (a) with manufacturer's information embossed on front, measurements embossed on sides; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; silver metal cap (b), enamelled white, with ridges around edge; bottle is empty.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.7 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Henri Jonas & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
enamel: white
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on front: "HENRI JONAS & CO // MONTREAL // ESTD 1870"; embossed on sides: "2 // FLOZ"; embossed on bottom: "8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row C
Condition Remarks
Metal tarnished inside lid (b) and around edges
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; strong scent of vanilla in bottle, which could mean this was a bottle for food products instead of medecine, as Henri Jonas & Co. also sold alimentary products
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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020403
Description
Clear rectangular green-tinged glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front on indented oval; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty
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Accession Number
010020403
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental 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
Clear rectangular green-tinged glass medicine bottle; manufacturer's information embossed on front on indented oval; bottle tapers at neck to round opening fitted for cork closure; bottle is empty
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Frasier, Thornton & Co.
Site Made (City)
Cookshire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: translucent green-tinged
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "FRASIER // THORNTON & Co"; embossed on bottom: "5"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6
Dimension Notes
Length 15.7 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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petroleum jelly jar

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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020400
Description
Clear wide-mouthed glass petroleum jelly jar with a screw-thread finish to accommodate a screw-on cap, no cap is present; embossed lettering on back and paper label affixed to front.
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Accession Number
010020400
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear wide-mouthed glass petroleum jelly jar with a screw-thread finish to accommodate a screw-on cap, no cap is present; embossed lettering on back and paper label affixed to front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Chesebrough Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Date Remarks
Based on design; Chesebrough's Canadian plant opened in 1910
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "PETROLEUM WHITE VASELINE JELLY // A pure and highly concentrated essence of Petroleum // An invaluable family remedy for Burns, Wounds, Sprains, // Rheumatism,Skin Diseases,Hemorrhoids,SunBurn, Chilblains &c. // Taken internally will relieve Croup,Cough,Colds, Sore Throat &c. // Prepared Expressly for Medicinal and Toilet purposes by the // CHESEBROUGH MANUFACTURING COMPANY. (Consolidated) // NEW YORK AND MONTREAL. // The word "VASELINE" is our trade mark, and is registered in the Canadian Patent Office, // and in most of the principal countries of the world."; embossed on back: "TRADE MARK // VASELINE // CHESEBROUGH // NEW-YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 4.6 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Paper label is worn; #2: jar is empty and has no cap.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Chesebrough Manufacturing Company" page on Cosmetics and Skin website [published in 2013 by James Bennett, accessed April 2014]; "Vaseline Jars" page on Glass Bottle Marks website [Accessed April 2014]; CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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