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advertising booklet

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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.24
Description
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, …
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Accession Number
1978.14.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
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.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Perry Davis & Son & Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Date printed inside booklet
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
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"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 18.2 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed with age and has been water stained and spotted; there is a small tear on the upper left-hand corner.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 117
Research Facts
Claims to cure cholera, dysentery and diphtheria; claims to have "stood the test of forty years' trial."
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advertising brochure

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.184
Description
An advertising brochure for Father John's Medicine; folded in half; English on outside, French on inside.
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Accession Number
1977.12.184
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Description
An advertising brochure for Father John's Medicine; folded in half; English on outside, French on inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine
Maker
Father John's Medicine Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
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"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 27.9 cm x Width 21.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed; severe crease vertically down page; severe crease on bottom corner
Copy Type
Original
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advertising pamphlet

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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001891
Description
Pamphlet advertising Nafrine; one piece of heavy paper folded book-style, with a depiction of a pen nib on the front.
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Accession Number
996001891
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Pamphlets
Rhinitis -- drug therapy --advertisements
Description
Pamphlet advertising Nafrine; one piece of heavy paper folded book-style, with a depiction of a pen nib on the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Schering Corporation
Site Made (City)
Pointe Claire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Copyrighted 1965
Material
heavy paper: green; yellow
Inscriptions
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]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.8 cm. x Width: 16.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
No marks or tears
Copy Type
Original
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Allen's Cough Balsam

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001023
Description
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
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Accession Number
996001023
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
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
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Panel # 1: "Allen's // Cough // Balsam"; panel # 2: "Montreal"; panel # 3: "Davis & Lawrence
Co. Lim."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 4.9 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some residue on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
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Aspargin Kidney Pills [advertising ink blotter]

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Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001447
Description
Cardboard blotter for Davis & Lawrence Aspargin Kidney Pills; very similar to .446, except background is white and all lettering is in black; back does have some ink on it; no druggist's stamp.
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Accession Number
996001447
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Cardboard blotter for Davis & Lawrence Aspargin Kidney Pills; very similar to .446, except background is white and all lettering is in black; back does have some ink on it; no druggist's stamp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15 1995 (before).
Maker
David & Lawrence Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
When the company moved to New York
Material
paper: black; yellow; white
Inscriptions
"DAVIS & LAWRENCE // ASPARGIN // the D & L // KIDNEY // PILLS // For INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS of the // KIDNEYS & BLADDER // STANDARD - ALT. [?]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.3 cm. x Width: 8.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Edges are a little soft; back: staining around the edges; some ink marks from blotting; some of the front ink has stained through
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
000006021
Description
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…
Accession Number
000006021
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Antacids -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- advertisements
Description
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.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
Church & Dwight Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Dated on the copyright on the title page
Material
paper: yellow; beige
Inscriptions
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"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #1
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
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.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001772
Description
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
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Accession Number
996001772
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Pamphlets
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
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
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Elixir Ferri et Calcis Phosphatis Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Date Remarks
See 996.001.771
Material
paper: green; black
Inscriptions
"PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS // ELIXIR FERRI ET CALCIS PHOSPHATIS CO. // MEDICINAL PROPERTIES AND
USES // OF THE // COMPOUND ELIXIR // OF // PHOSPHATES // AND // CALISAYA, // A Chemical Food ...";
etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 8.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; green cover has faded a great deal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.771; CD #8
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Bristamin syrup

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1977.8.6
Description
A cylindrical brown bottle narrows at the neck and has a plastic screw-on lid; a green and white label is wrapped around the body of the bottle.
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Accession Number
1977.8.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown bottle narrows at the neck and has a plastic screw-on lid; a green and white label is wrapped around the body of the bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Bristol Laboratories of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: green; white
Inscriptions
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"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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campaign button

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Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
997027015
Description
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
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Accession Number
997027015
Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Infection Control -- advertisements
Description
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
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Peter Lewis when he was the Vice President of Operations at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
J.G. Pomerleau Enr.
Site Made (City)
Ste-Clothilde-de-Horton
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
paper: beige; red; black
Inscriptions
The front of the button reads, "BREAK THE CHAIN // OF // INFECTION // WASH HANDS"; the side of the
button reads, "J.G. POMERLEAU ENT. Ste-Clothilde-de-Horton Que. Fait au Canada - Made in Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Dimension Notes
Depth: 0.9 cm. x Diam. : 5.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The button arrived somewhat dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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Catarrhozone Vapor Treatment

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001352 a-b
Description
(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, …
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Accession Number
996001352 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
(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
2
Part Names
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.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan (Ottawa) in Sept. 1993.
Maker
The Catarrhozone Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: clear
paper: off-white
cork: beige
cardboard: beige
Inscriptions
(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
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
(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
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"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
Research Facts
See 996.001.269a-c
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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