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Bal in Oil ampoule

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995003077
Description
Glass vial of Bal in oil which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass vial which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a clear oil; there is also a paper label attached to the outside which has written information about the contents of …
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Accession Number
995003077
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Poisoning -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-toxins, toxins, toxoids, sera -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Glass vial of Bal in oil which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass vial which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a clear oil; there is also a paper label attached to the outside which has written information about the contents of the vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: clear
Bal in oil: clear
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Paper label on the vial reads, "Bal in Oil // 10 // (10% Bal in Peanut Oil containing 20% Benzyl Benzoate) // 3 cc // Lot 1-1 // Connaught Medical Research Laboratories // University of Toronto, Toronto, Can."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.2 cm. x Width: 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Vial was dirty and dusty; the top right corner of the paper label is torn and missing; the glass is sealed and the Bal in oil is intact
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet: https://www.drugs.com/mtm/bal-in-oil.html https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06782
Research Facts
It is too oily to be absorbed orally, therefore it requires intramuscular injection (also called dimercaprol injection). Used to treat arsenic, gold, lead, copper or mercury poisoning. It removes heavy metals from the blood, such as lead or mercury, and is excreted in urine. It is very allergenic (contains peanut).
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Beckmann's turbinotomy scissors

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Dates
1892
circa 1892
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
994011008 a-b
Description
This solid metal instrument consists of arm (a) and arm (b); arm (a) begins as a closed oval finger grip; the arms extends from the oval; the inside of the arm is flat and the outside is rounded; a ridge marks the point where the metal is cut to half its thickness, and continues to taper as it near…
Accession Number
994011008 a-b
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- operating
Description
This solid metal instrument consists of arm (a) and arm (b); arm (a) begins as a closed oval finger grip; the arms extends from the oval; the inside of the arm is flat and the outside is rounded; a ridge marks the point where the metal is cut to half its thickness, and continues to taper as it nears the blade end; at the midpoint, a groove is cut to allow the attachment of arm (b); arm (a) bends right after this groove at approximately a 5° angle; it thins and tapers to form a pointed blade that angles outwards slightly; arm (b) is similar to arm (a) except for the following distinctions: below the finger grip on the flat inside of the arm, a short, round metal rod extends towards the inside of arm (a) by 0.5 cm; in addition, in the same position as the groove on arm (a), a short, round metal rod capped by a flat, round disk extends from the flat inside of arm (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - arm - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - arm - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1892
circa 1892
Date Remarks
Based on patent date stamped on instrument
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"The J.F. Hartz Co." is stamped into the metal on the outside of arm (a), below the finger grips above the joint; the number "12" is stamped into the metal on the flat inside surface of arm (a) just above the joint nearest the finger grip end; next to this, towards the finger grips, "PAT.5.3.92" is stamped; the number "12" is stamped into the metal on the flat inside surface of arm (b) above the joint nearest the finger grip end.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Condition Remarks
Both arms show signs of normal wear; there are a few fingerprints along the arms, and the plating is worn on the inside of the blades; moderate corrosion is evident here; arm (a) has a spot of corrosion on the inside of the arm where it makes contact from the rod on arm (b); on arm (b) a thin circle of plating wear appears on the outside of the arm opposite the capped rod on the inside; #2: rusty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Appliances, Also of Aseptic Hospital Furniture," Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 482 (similar to item #2117) (see attached photocopy)
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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Bennett's inhaler

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011014
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposi…
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Accession Number
994011014
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposite ends of the diameter of the cap; the bottom of the cap is flat; a metal disk caps this cylinder; from the curved top of this disk, two hollow metal tubes extend, curving outwards slightly away from each other, and forwards; these tubes are each capped by a brown plastic applicator; each applicator has a rounded conical shape with a round hole at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Identified in a 1920 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
"HARTZ CO", "DETROIT, CLEVELAND, TORONTO" and "PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal cylinder
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Accretion of a white deposit on nasal applicators at rim of metal attachment; moderate patches of corrosion on metal surface; cap at the bottom of the instrument cannot be removed; #2: tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrated Catalogue of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 23 (item #1253) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
This anaesthetic inhaler was filled with cotton batting saturated with ether or chloroform; the anaesthetic was delivered to the patient by inserting the delivery cups into the nostrils. Dr. Williams identified this item as a "nasal douche."
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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crystalline potassium penicillin G vials

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003018 a-k
Description
Vials and box consisting of (a) white cardboard box containing (b-k) 10 identical vials of crystalline potassium penicillin G which originally contained 200,000 international units; the medicine in the vials is in an orange-yellow crystalline form and is solidified on the bottom of the vials; the v…
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Accession Number
995003018 a-k
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Vials and box consisting of (a) white cardboard box containing (b-k) 10 identical vials of crystalline potassium penicillin G which originally contained 200,000 international units; the medicine in the vials is in an orange-yellow crystalline form and is solidified on the bottom of the vials; the vial is a glass container with a rubber and metal lid and a paper label on the front.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - vial box - Size: Length 18.0 cm. x Width 7.5 cm. x Depth 6.8 cm.
b-k - vials x 10 - Size: Length 6.2 cm. x Width 3.3 cm.
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Labs, U of T
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
cardboard: white
metal: silver
glass: clear
rubber: pink
Inscriptions
Label on box top reads: "Crystalline Potassium Penicillin G 10 Vials Each Vial contains 200,000 international units. No refrigeration required. May be stored at room temperature Connaught Medical Research Laboratories University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Canadian Licence No. 3"; each vial label reads: "Crystalline Potassium Penicillin G 200,000 international units 1435 int. units per mg. Lot 11394 Expiration Date June 9, 1952 Connaught Medical Research Laboratories"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row A
Condition Remarks
Box and 10 vials were very dirty and dusty (especially the box); the penicillin in the vials is in the form of light orange-yellow crystals at the bottom of the vial; these crystals have clumped and solidified at the bottom of the vial; all of the seals on the vials as well as the bottles and labels themselves are intact.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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crystalline potassium penicillin G vials

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003019 a-i
Description
Vials and box consisting of (a) white cardboard box containing (b-i) 8 identical vials of crystalline potassium penicillin G which originally contained 200,000 international units; the medicine in the vials is in an orange-yellow crystalline form and is solidified on the bottom of the vials; the vi…
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Accession Number
995003019 a-i
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
Description
Vials and box consisting of (a) white cardboard box containing (b-i) 8 identical vials of crystalline potassium penicillin G which originally contained 200,000 international units; the medicine in the vials is in an orange-yellow crystalline form and is solidified on the bottom of the vials; the vial is a glass container with a rubber and metal lid and a paper label on the front.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - vial box - Size: Length 18.0 cm. x Width 7.5 cm. x Depth 6.8 cm.
b-i - vials x 8 - Size: Length 6.4 cm. x Width 3.2 cm.
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Labs, U of T
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
cardboard: white
metal: silver
glass: clear
rubber: pink
Inscriptions
Label on box top reads: "Crystalline Potassium Penicillin G 10 Vials Each Vial contains 200,000 international units. No refrigeration required. May be stored at room temperature Connaught Medical Research Laboratories University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Canadian Licence No. 3"; each vial label reads: "Crystalline Potassium Penicillin G 200,000 international units 1435 int. units per mg. Lot 11551 Expiration Date Apr. 9, 1952"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row A
Condition Remarks
Box and 8 vials were very dirty and dusty (especially the box); the penicillin in the vials is in the form of light orange-yellow crystals at the bottom of the vial; these crystals have clumped and solidified at the bottom of the vial; all of the seals on the vials as well as the bottles and labels themselves are intact; two vials are missing (box intended to hold 10 vials).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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diarsenol ampoule

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003078
Description
Glass vial of Diarsenol which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass container which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a yellow powder (Diarsenol); there is also a paper label attached to the outside of the vial, which has written i…
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Accession Number
995003078
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- antibiotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Glass vial of Diarsenol which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass container which has a flat,
sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a
yellow powder (Diarsenol); there is also a paper label attached to the outside of the vial,
which has written information about the contents
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Synthetic Drug Company Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: clear
Diarsenol: yellow
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Paper label on the vial reads, "Diarsenol brand (Arsphenamine) 0.6 Gram // Synthetic Drug Company Limited Toronto - Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.5 cm. x Width: 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Vial was dirty and dusty; the paper label on the outside has a small tear at the back and a
stain at the bottom of the front; the glass is sealed and the Diarsenol is intact
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Dates
1890
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
994011027
Description
This is a solid, scissor-like instrument consisting of two arms with closed, round finger grips on one end and smooth, flat gripping surfaces on the other; the arms extend in a straight path to meet at approximately the midpoint; they are rounded on the outside surface and flat on the inner surface…
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Accession Number
994011027
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps
Description
This is a solid, scissor-like instrument consisting of two arms with closed, round finger grips on one end and smooth, flat gripping surfaces on the other; the arms extend in a straight path to meet at approximately the midpoint; they are rounded on the outside surface and flat on the inner surface; they are joined at the meeting point by a small, slotted screw; from the meeting point towards the gripping surface the flat side of the arms meet; the arms end in a slightly rounded point and the arms taper to form flat gripping pincers.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Company Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
Date Remarks
Similar to item in 1890s catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"HARTZ CO" stamped into the rounded edge of one metal arm between the finger grips and connection point; the number "3" is stamped into each arm on the inner flat surface near the slotted screw.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Moderate rust evident, particularly near worn plating patches; worst along edges, finger grips, and on inner edge of one gripping surface; #2: rusty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "An Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of Max Wocher and Son," by Max Wocher and Son, 189–, p. 99 (similar to item #998) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Williams identified the item as "Killian's forceps," but no similar illustration of any of Killian's instruments could be located; similar in shape to item found in catalogue.
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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Mathieu's tonsillotome

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
994011034 a-f
Description
Mathieu tonsillotome, which consists of four main parts that fit together with two screws; the bottom piece (a) has a handle made from a long, flat piece of metal with a closed fenestrated oval tip; the other end has a small piece turned up at a 90° angle, with an oval notch cut into it; the flat h…
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Accession Number
994011034 a-f
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- tonsillotome
Description
Mathieu tonsillotome, which consists of four main parts that fit together with two screws; the bottom piece (a) has a handle made from a long, flat piece of metal with a closed fenestrated oval tip; the other end has a small piece turned up at a 90° angle, with an oval notch cut into it; the flat handle piece has a small threaded hole through it, 0.7 cm from the oval tip; there is a rounded pivot piece 3 cm from this hole towards the notched end; another hole is punched through the metal handle 5.5 cm from the notched end; the blade/finger grips (b) fits on top and lines up with the bottom piece (a); (b) has a long, flat piece of metal with a closed, oval fenestrated tip, and an attached pair of closed, round finger grips at the other end; there is a flat, square piece attached between the finger grips with a round notch cut into it; there is an elongated oval piece cut into the oval tip end and 0.4 cm from this another elongated oval notch cut into the metal; part (c) is a long, flat piece of metal with an open crescent-shaped tip at one end; the other end has a small piece turned up at a 90° angle with an oval notch cut into it; there is a small, threaded hole cut through the metal 1.2 cm from the tip and an oval with pointed ends punched through the metal 2.6 cm from the round hole; a screw (d) fits through and joins all the holes near the tips of (a), (b) and (c); the screw is a flat, round piece of metal with a short, cylindrical piece through the centre; the bottom of the cylindrical piece is threaded, the top smooth; the edges of the flat, round piece are stamped with gripping lines; the top piece (e) has a long, rounded, flattened handle with two long sharp tines at one end, and a closed oval thumb grip at the other; there are three small oval notches cut into the metal interspersed along the handle; these notches line up with and go into the notches cut into the turned-up metal ends on (a), (b) and (c); a small, round screw (f) 0.7 cm from the notch nearest the thumb grip, holds the top piece in place; there is a small, upraised bump in the handle between the second and third sets of notches.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - bottom piece - Size: Length 20.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - blade/finger grips - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
c - middle piece with crescent - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
d - screw - Size: Length 1.2 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
e - top piece with tines - Size: Length 23.3 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
f - screw - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Identified similar item in 1915 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The number "164" is stamped into the metal of bottom piece (a) above the round hole; the logo (a snake twined around a sceptre--see accession sheet for sketch) and "THE J.F. HARTZ CO" are stamped into the metal further down piece (a) very near the grooved end; the number "164" is also stamped into piece (c) above the oval hole; the number "2" is stamped into the opposite side of piece (c) below the crescent; the numbers "164" and "3" are stamped into the underside of the cap of screw (d).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-5
Condition Remarks
The parts show minor wear, particularly in areas where parts rub together; parts (b) and (c) show signs of mild, inactive corrosion and also show signs of a thin, greasy deposit; the thumb grip on part (e) can be turned; all pieces move together easily.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," The Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 3222 (similar to item #C/-12113) (see attached photocopy); CD #4.
Research Facts
Dr. Williams identified the item as a "Mathieu tonsillotome."
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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neoarsphenamine ampoule

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003040 a-c
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
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Accession Number
995003040 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.7 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
b - written instructions - Size: Length 22.4 cm. x Width 14.3 cm.
c - ampoule - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 1.6 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 0.6 gram. F892 Batch No."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box and contents were very dirty and dusty; right end of box has a tear in the cardboard and the seal is broken; instruction sheet is brownish in colour (likely is acidic)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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neoarsphenamine ampoule

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003041 a-c
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
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Accession Number
995003041 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.7 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
b - written instructions - Size: Length 22.4 cm. x Width 14.3 cm.
c - ampoule - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 1.6 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 0.6 gram. F892 Batch No."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box and contents were very dirty and dusty; the paper seal on the box is broken; the instruction sheet is brownish in colour (likely is acidic)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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