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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
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001027
Description
Belt, made of leather with brass fittings; one end is folded over and stitched to a pad of leather that fits behind the buckle to protect clothing; buckle consists of two halves: one has a circular shape with a rectangular hole; fitting is decorated with brass oak leaves and acorns; buckle is decor…
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Accession Number
002001027
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Belt, made of leather with brass fittings; one end is folded over and stitched to a pad of leather that fits behind the buckle to protect clothing; buckle consists of two halves: one has a circular shape with a rectangular hole; fitting is decorated with brass oak leaves and acorns; buckle is decorated with another wreath of leaves; other half of buckle has a smaller circle decorated with lion and crown; this piece attaches to the belt with a fitting of folded over leather that allows adjustment for length.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
W. Scully, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance and the materials
Material
metal: yellow; green
leather: brown
Inscriptions
Stamped into the underside of the buckle: "SCULLY, LTD. // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-5
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 85.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The belt shows some stiffening from age and disuse; heavy deposits of corrosion where brass and leather meet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, Curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; "War Dress Regulations," Canadian Army, 1943; CD #6
Research Facts
Leather was being eliminated from Allied Forces kits during early World War II
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
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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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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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Dates
1924
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
009046006 a-c
Description
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses enameled class pin (a) with raised clover shaped navy and gold design with institute name over white cross with gold bird detail in centre of cross; reverse has graduates initials, manufacturer's name engraved and closure clasp; in original black paper box …
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Accession Number
009046006 a-c
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses enameled class pin (a) with raised clover shaped navy and gold design with institute name over white cross with gold bird detail in centre of cross; reverse has graduates initials, manufacturer's name engraved and closure clasp; in original black paper box (b) with lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - pin - Size: Length 3.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - box - Size: Length 6.2 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by Effie A. Curry
Maker
Birks
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1924
Date Remarks
Date engraved on pin
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white, blue
paper: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on blue enamel: "LADY // STANLEY // INSTITUTE // OTTAWA"; engraved on back of pin: "#372 // E. A. CURRY // 1924 // BIRKS // 14K"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
Blue enamel is chipped on left side; white enamel is chipped on right side; back of pin is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses; Wikipedia; CD #4
Research Facts
Effie A. Curry (Class of 1924) and her twin sister, Elizabeth L. Curry (Class of 1925) graduated from the Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses, Ottawa. Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses was the first nursing school in Ottawa, Ontario, located on Rideau Street. It was founded by Lady Stanley, wife of Frederic Stanley, Governor General of Canada from 1888-1893.
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Dates
1938
1939
circa 1938-1939
Collection
Glenys Isabella (Bradford) Wilson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
009020001 a-b
Description
Brown wooden crutches (a, b) with moon-shaped armpiece and a fixed handpiece with two wood pieces coming together on bottom; two faint red paint lines around both crutches at the bottom
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Accession Number
009020001 a-b
Collection
Glenys Isabella (Bradford) Wilson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Crutches
Description
Brown wooden crutches (a, b) with moon-shaped armpiece and a fixed handpiece with two wood pieces coming together on bottom; two faint red paint lines around both crutches at the bottom
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - crutch - Size: Length 1.22 m x Width 19.2 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - crutch - Size: Length 1.22 m x Width 18.3 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by donor's sister, Glenys Isabella (Bradford) Wilson when she was 12 years old; she jumped out of a hay mow and landed on a nail;
Site Made (City)
Lachute
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1938
1939
circa 1938-1939
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown, yellow
paint: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A3
Condition Remarks
Wood is worn on both crutches, scratches all over both crutches
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Linda Flemming; CD #1
Research Facts
Crutches made by donor's father; they were a farming family; crutch owner graduated from Queen's University School of Nursing in a split year of 1948-1949
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disposable isolation gown

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Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008001002
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Accession Number
008001002
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Providence Care Mental Health Services.
Maker
AMG MedPro
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
fabric: yellow, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on tag at neckline: "AMG // MedPro // Defence // REORDER / EXIGER: // 018-300"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 13
Dimension Notes
Length 1.74 m x Width 67.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Never used, still folded from original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
AMG Medical Supplies website
Research Facts
Disposable isolation gown made of spun-bonded polypropylene reduces the risk of cross-infection; strong durable fabric holds up under vigorous activity; with tunnel elastic cuffs; latex-free; designed for basic protection in isolation situations; low linting, mildew resistant and non-allergenic; package of 10 gowns per bag. Copy of manufacturers iem description in file.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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disposable isolation gown

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Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008001003
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
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Accession Number
008001003
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Providence Care Mental Health Services
Maker
AMG MedPro
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Date Remarks
Donor remarks.
Material
fabric: yellow, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Typed on tag secured to neckline: "AMG // MedPro // Defence // REORDER/ EXIGER: // 018-300".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 4
Dimension Notes
Length 1.74 m x Width 67.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Never used, still folded from original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
AMG Medical Supplies website; CD #7
Research Facts
Disposable isolation gown made of spun-bonded polypropylene reduces the risk of cross-infection; strong durable fabric holds up under vigorous activity; with tunnel elastic cuffs; latex-free; designed for basic protection in isolation situations; low linting, mildew resistant and non-allergenic; package of 10 gowns per bag. This gown is one of seven in original packaging.
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disposable isolation gown

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Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008001004
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Accession Number
008001004
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Providence Care Mental Health Services.
Maker
AMG MedPro
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Date Remarks
Donor remarks.
Material
fabric: yellow, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Typed on tag secured to neckline: "AMG // MedPro // Defence // REORDER/ EXIGER: // 018-300".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 13
Dimension Notes
Length 1.74 m x Width 67.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Never used, still folded from original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
AMG Medical Supplies website
Research Facts
Disposable isolation gown made of spun-bonded polypropylene reduces the risk of cross-infection; strong durable fabric holds up under vigorous activity; with tunnel elastic cuffs; latex-free; designed for basic protection in isolation situations; low linting, mildew resistant and non-allergenic; package of 10 gowns per bag. This gown is one of seven in original packaging.
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disposable isolation gown

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Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008001005
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Accession Number
008001005
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Providence Care Mental Health Services.
Maker
AMG MedPro
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Date Remarks
Donor remarks.
Material
fabric: yellow, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Typed on tag secured to neckline: "AMG // MedPro // Defence // REORDER/ EXIGER: // 018-300".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 13
Dimension Notes
Length 1.74 m x Width 67.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Never used, still folded from original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
AMG Medical Supplies website
Research Facts
Disposable isolation gown made of spun-bonded polypropylene reduces the risk of cross-infection; strong durable fabric holds up under vigorous activity; with tunnel elastic cuffs; latex-free; designed for basic protection in isolation situations; low linting, mildew resistant and non-allergenic; package of 10 gowns per bag. This gown is one of seven in original packaging
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