University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
A small, rectangular booklet of 12 pages plus front and back covers; the front cover is illustrated with a border designed to look like the border of a fine tapestry; the booklet is primarily an advertisement for Perry Davis Pain-Killer, including pictorial advertisements, testimonials and claims, …
A small, rectangular booklet of 12 pages plus front and back covers; the front cover is illustrated with a border designed to look like the border of a fine tapestry; the booklet is primarily an advertisement for Perry Davis Pain-Killer, including pictorial advertisements, testimonials and claims, as well as jokes and facts to entertain the reader and directions on dyeing fabrics; the binding is sewn.
Printed on the front: "All Sorts"; printed on the inside: "Head Quarters // – OF THE – / PAIN - KILLER // – IN – // MONTREAL. // PAIN - KILLER. // 'T CURES, WHEN TAKEN INTERNALLY, // Cramp. Cholera, Dysentery, // Diarrhoea, Painter's Colic, Bowel Com- // plaints, Pain in the Stomach, Liver Complaints, Sore // Throat. Sudden Colds, Coughs, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, &c. // WHEN USED EXTERNALLY, IT CURES // Boils, Felons, Cuts, Bruises, Burns and Scalds, Old Sores, // Sprains, Swelling of Joints, Toothache, Pain // in the Face, Neuralgia, Rheuma - // tism, Frosted Feet, &c. // For Cholera Morbus and Cholera Infantum as well as all Summer Com - // plaints of a similar nature"; this page is illustrated with a drawing of the company headquarters; printed in black ink on the back cover are two advertisements for other products; "For CONSUMPTION and all Diseases that lead to it, // SUCH AS // Coughs, Neglected Colds, Bronchitis, Pain in the Chest, // – AND – // ALL DISEASES OF THE LUNGS // ALLEN'S LUNG BALSAM // Is the Great Modern Remedy. – For Croup it is almost a specific. // It excites expectoration, and causes the lungs to throw off the phlegm or mucus // Physicians having consumptive patients, // and who, having to cure them with their own medicine, we would recommend // to give ALLEN'S LUNG BALSAM a try // Sold by all druggist's, $1.00 per bottle"; on the second half: "BEARINE // FOR THE // HAIR. // IT IS A HAIR BEAUTIFIER, PRESERVER AND DRESSING. // This elegant preparation named from the CANADA BEAR, from which its most // essental element is obtained // SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS // PRICE, 50 CENTS PER BOTTLE // PERRY DAVIS & SON & LAWRENCE, // PROPRIETOR'S, MONTREAL"
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Length 18.2 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Paper has yellowed with age and has been water stained and spotted; there is a small tear on the upper left-hand corner.
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 117
Claims to cure cholera, dysentery and diphtheria; claims to have "stood the test of forty years' trial."
Printed on clipping on first page: "Prepared only by // FATHER JOHN'S MEDICINE CO., Inc. // MONTREAL, CANADA and LOWELL, MASS., U.S.A."; titles on first page: "THE TRUTH...Quickly Told", "Father John's Medicine has been in use more than 90 years, and is recommended...", "IMPRESSIVE ENDORSEMENTS", "DIRECTIONS FOR USE"; on reverse: "Named by // the people"
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2005-5-7 Binder A
Length 27.9 cm x Width 21.6 cm
Paper has yellowed; severe crease vertically down page; severe crease on bottom corner
Front reads: "no // need // to // write // q. 3-4 h."; back reads, "NAFRINE // Oxymetazoline HCl // for more thorough, comfortable and lasting relief // of nasal congestion. [Goes on to describe use, dosage, administration, packaging and precautions]"
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 not present
Booklet consisting of one sheet of stiff paper and seven sheets of thin paper bound with two staples along the centre line and folded in half; thus it has 28 pages; the booklet promotes Cow Brand Baking Soda as an antacid home remedy; the booklet also cites 32 symptoms and uses for which baking sod…
Booklet consisting of one sheet of stiff paper and seven sheets of thin paper bound with two staples along the centre line and folded in half; thus it has 28 pages; the booklet promotes Cow Brand Baking Soda as an antacid home remedy; the booklet also cites 32 symptoms and uses for which baking soda may be effective.
The title page reads, "A Friend in // Need // DWIGHT'S // COW BRAND // BAKING SODA // FACTS WORTH KNOWING ABOUT // COW BRAND BAKING SODA // AS A PROVED MEDICAL // AGENT // CHURCH & DWIGHT Limited // 2715 Reading Street // Montreal, Canada // Copyright 1933 Printed in Canada"
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2005-2-2 Box #1
Length 14.4 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
The cover and text block have discoloured overall, and are split at the back; there are tears on the first page, the last page, and the back cover; the last page is dog-eared; there are stains on all pages.
Paper booklet that was enclosed in envelope 996.001.771, for Dr. Wheeler's Compound Elixir of Phosphates and Calisaya; inside describes the uses of the various ingredients and what they cure, etc., plus testimonials; 14 double-sided pages
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"
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has printed lettering and a graphic image of four people beside two other people; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp
(a) Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; all four panels are recessed; the two side panels have embossed lettering on them; the front and back panels have attached printed paper labels which list product information, …
(a) Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; all four panels are recessed; the two side panels have embossed lettering on them; the front and back panels have attached printed paper labels which list product information, a trade mark and a picture of a woman using the product; the bottle is full of Catarrhozone Ozonated Air Remedy and is sealed at the neck with a cork; (b) one piece printed cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; box lists product information in English and French and was made to house (a).
Number Of Parts
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm. x Width 3.2 cm. x Depth 1.6 cm.
b - box - Size: Length 12.3 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 3.8 cm.
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan (Ottawa) in Sept. 1993.
(a) Left side embossed, "CATARRHOZONE"; right side panel embossed "MONTREAL"; front label reads, "CATARRHOZONE // VAPOR // TREATMENT // Directions on how to use the product follow."; back label reads, "CATARRHOZONE // TRADE MARK // OZONATED // AIR REMEDY // Directions on how to use the product [in English and French] follow // PROPRIETARY OR PATENT // MEDICINE ACT, NO. 4086 // PRICE 50c. // THE CATARRHOZONE CO. // MONTREAL, CANADA"; (b) box front reads, "CATARRHOZONE // OZONATED AIR // REMEDY // USED TO ASSIST // IN OVERCOMING // CATARRH // COLDS, COUGHS // BRONCHITIS // ASTHMA // HAY FEVER // DEAFNESS // LA GRIPPE // THROAT TROUBLE // PRICE 50c // PREPARED ONLY BY // THE CATARRHOZONE // COMPANY // MONTREAL - CANADA"; back has same information in French; the sides have directions for product use in English and French
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(a) Bottle shows no chips, cracks or wear; the paper labels show wear along the edges but are mostly legible; the cork is complete and undamaged; (b) the top flap has been torn off and the top back of the box is ripped; all printing is legible
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; "Canadian Bottle and Stoneware Collector" (magazine) issue No. 16, April/May/June 1996, p. 27; there are three binders of information on the Polson Co. (Catarrhozone Co.) with Dr. Chiong's written records
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.