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menthol plaster tube

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Dates
1800
1920
circa 1800-1920
Collection
Dr. Donald B. Jennings Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
004006001 a-b
Description
A tin tube used to store menthol plaster consisting of the tube (a) and a removable cap (b).
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Accession Number
004006001 a-b
Collection
Dr. Donald B. Jennings Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
A tin tube used to store menthol plaster consisting of the tube (a) and a removable cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
The tube was left at the Queen's University Department of Physiology by Dr. Donald B. Jennings when he retired.
Maker
Thos. Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1920
circa 1800-1920
Date Remarks
The company that made the tin was prevalent during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Material
tin: yellow; black
Inscriptions
"the // D & L // MENTHOL PLASTER // MOST WONDERFUL PLASTER MADE // PREPARED BY THE // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. (LIMITED.) // MONTREAL, P.Q. // EVERY PLASTER IN A SINGLE AIR TIGHT BOX. // THE THOS. DAVIDSON MFG. CO. LIMITED, MONTREAL, TIN BOXES" printed on the tube
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion and staining; the tin is dented and deformed.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Canadian Advertising Tins"; CD #9
Research Facts
The tube was made by Thos. Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited, and used by Davis & Lawrence Co.
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Rawleigh's Medicated Ointment

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001096
Description
Circular metal cannister of medicated ointment; top is removable but will not come off this container; decorative label painted on container.
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Accession Number
996001096
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Circular metal cannister of medicated ointment; top is removable but will not come off this container; decorative label painted on container.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa in June 1993.
Maker
The W. T. Rawleigh Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: white; blue; silver
Inscriptions
Net Wgt. 5 oz // Rawleigh's // Medicated // Ointment // onguent // medicamente // for minor injuries of the skin // soothing and healing // The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. No. 6869 // Made in Canada by // the W.T. Rawleigh Company Ltd. // Montreal Winnipeg Melbourne
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row A
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length: 3.0 cm. x Diam. : 9.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some wear on bottom edge and over top surface; slight accumulation of dirt on top of container including two deposits of some type of sticky substance
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
Images
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