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Acetophen tablets

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001099
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red.
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Accession Number
996001099
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
One dozen 5 gr. tablets To open slide [r. arrow] // Acetophen // A-seat-o-fin // for headaches, colds, Aches and pains // Charles E. Frosst & Co. Montreal Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length: 0.7 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paint worn slightly all over box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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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 missing.
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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 missing.
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
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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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Benzedrex Inhalers [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001607
Description
Used thick paper postcard from the Leeming Miles Co. Limited to Mr. H. F. Cant; front: typed address, green one cent Canadian (imprinted) stamp of Edward VII; back: bilingual advertisement for 'Benedrex Inhalers', with a facsimile of the product.
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Accession Number
996001607
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nasal Decongestants -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from the Leeming Miles Co. Limited to Mr. H. F. Cant; front: typed address, green one cent Canadian (imprinted) stamp of Edward VII; back: bilingual advertisement for 'Benedrex Inhalers', with a facsimile of the product.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
The Leeming Miles Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; red; green
Inscriptions
"Mr. H. F. Cant, // 35 Ainslie N., // Galt, Ont."; back: "CHECK YOUR BENEDREX // INHALERS AND ORDER FROM // YOUR WHOLESALER TO-DAY. // RECOMMEND FOR ... // "HEAD COLDS" // VERIFIEZ VOS INHALATEURS // BENEDREX ET COMMANDEZ DE // VOTRE GROSSISTE AUJOURD'HUI. // RECOMMANDEZ POUR ... // "RHUMES DE CERVEAU" // THE LEEMING MILES CO. LIMITED // 1 Notre Dame Street West // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; large bend / crease on right side and smaller one top right corner; very few smudge marks, but a little dirty
Copy Type
Original
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Brayley Sons & Co [business invoice]

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Dates
1901
circa 1901
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001804
Description
Paper invoice from Brayley Sons & Co. for Mr. George Crass for ordered products; top third has lithograph of their building; the rest has products ordered, cost, etc.
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Accession Number
996001804
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- ephemera
Description
Paper invoice from Brayley Sons & Co. for Mr. George Crass for ordered products; top third has lithograph of their building; the rest has products ordered, cost, etc.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Brayley Sons & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Date Remarks
Dated Sept. 10, 1901
Material
paper: blue; brown; pink
Inscriptions
"OFFICE & WAREHOUSE, 58 WELLINGTON ST. // BRAYLEY SONS & CO. // Wholesale // Patent Medicines // & Chemicals. // SOLE PROPRIETORS // of THE // TURKISH DYES. // Terms: 5% 30 days or 5 months // Montreal, Sept 10 1901. // Mr. Geo. Cross, Irish Creek, Ont. // IN ANSWER TO YOUR ORDER OF Mr. Johnson AND SHIPPED TO YOUR RISK BY C/O W. Connerty // Irish Creek // 1 Doz Castoria 3- 3- // 1" Cherry Balsam 1 75 ['75' superscripted] 175 ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.1 cm. x Width: 17.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; several creases; bottom and top right corners bent; small tear bottom edge near left
Copy Type
Original
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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-A5-6 Box 3 Row B
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
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001037
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; still sealed; liquid contents; paper labels on front, back and around neck of bottle creating a seal; red and black printing on label.
Accession Number
996001037
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; still sealed; liquid contents; paper labels on front, back and around neck of bottle creating a seal; red and black printing on label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994 in Ottawa.
Maker
Rougier Freres
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Has contents listed on label
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Eug. Fournier // Pharmacien de 1 -me- classe // A. Fournier & c -ie- succ -rs- // 147, B -ddu Montparnasse, Paris (Vi -me-) // et dans toutes les pharmacies // Cerebrine // Contre les // Migraines // et les // Nevralgies // depot general pour le Canada // Rougier Freres, Montreal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.7 cm. x Width: 5.6 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper very slightly discoloured; mark on back label which appears to be a price
Copy Type
Original
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Cod Liver Oil Compound [advertising ink blotter]

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001437
Description
Blotter of heavy paper advertising Waterbury Chemical Co. Cod Liver Oil Compound; depicts bottle in red with label (in French).
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Accession Number
996001437
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Cod Liver Oil -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Blotter of heavy paper advertising Waterbury Chemical Co. Cod Liver Oil Compound; depicts bottle in red with label (in French).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Chromolithography; before Patent Medicine Act
Material
heavy paper: red; black; white
Inscriptions
Front reads, "Cod Liver Oil // Compound // A Case De Creosote et de Guaiacol // Sans gout sans odeur // Ce compose contient un pro- // duit obtenu par l'action de // ferments sur l'huile de foie de // morue. // Extrait de Malt non fermente. // Hypophosphites Composes. // Extraits de Cerises, d'Eucalyptus, // Substances Aromatiques. // Dose -- 1 cuilleree a soupe 4 or [sic] 6 fois par jour. // Fabrique par // Waterbury Chemical Co. of Canada // Limited // Des Moines, Toronto, New York"; translation: "Cod Liver Oil // Compound // With Creosote and Guaiacol // Tasteless and odourless // This compound contains a product obtained by the action // of fermentation of cod-liver oil // Extract of non-fermented malt. // Hypophosphite compound. // Extract of cherry, eucalyptus // aromatic substances. // Dose -- one soupspoonful 4 or 6 times daily. // Manufactured by // Waterbury Chemical Co. of Canada // Limited // Des Moines, Toronto, New York"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.3 cm. x Width: 8.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front has large water stain covering half of top half of blotter, right side: 6 1/2 cm x 7 cm; small water-ink spot to left of bottle neck; back also has water stain and ink marks down midback
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Nostrums and Quackery", American Medical Association, Chicago (no date)
Research Facts
"This product of the Waterbury Chemical Company, of Des Moines, Iowa, was exposed in 'The Journal of the American Medical Association', October 9, 1909. In May, 1910, the United States gov't issued a notice of judgement in which it was declared that Waterbury's Metabolized Cod Liver Oil Compound was misbranded. The court rendered its decree of condemnation and forfeiture."
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
Mar. 15 1991
circa Mar. 15 1991
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001857
Description
Paper envelope with four first issue stamps of four important Canadian medical personnel; on top left are four images of buildings, relating to the various doctors; unopened.
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Accession Number
996001857
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Physicians -- ephemera
Description
Paper envelope with four first issue stamps of four important Canadian medical personnel; on top left are four images of buildings, relating to the various doctors; unopened.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Canada
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
Mar. 15 1991
circa Mar. 15 1991
Date Remarks
First issue date
Material
paper: green; blue; purple; white; brown
Inscriptions
"JENNIE K. TROUT, 1841-1921 // PHYSICIAN - MEDICIN // WILDER PENFIELD, 1891-1976 // NEUROCHIRURGIEN - NEUROSURGEON // SIR FREDERICK G. BANTING, 1891-1941 // PHYSICIAN/RESEARCHER - MEDICIN/ CHERCHEUR ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.1 cm. x Width: 11.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Images
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