Skip header and navigation

Refine By

   MORE

2 records – page 1 of 1.

Carter's Backache Plasters trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2704
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001667
Description
Small paper trade card for Carter's Backache Plasters; front: green lithograph of a child and his grandpa, with the boy telling him he should use Carter's Backache Plasters; back: tells what it contains, what it helps and so on.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001667
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Backache -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- plasters -- advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Carter's Backache Plasters; front: green lithograph of a child and his grandpa, with the boy telling him he should use Carter's Backache Plasters; back: tells what it contains, what it helps and so on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Carter Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Before 1906 ("cured")
Material
paper: green; black
Inscriptions
"'OH! MY POOR BACK' // 'DRAN'PA // O'O' OUGHT TO // PUT ON ONE OF // CARTER'S // BACKACHE // PLASTERS' // CARTER'S BACKACHE PLASTERS // OVER."; back: "BACK-ACHE // QUICKLY CURED BY // CARTER'S // Smartweed and Belladonna Back Ache Plasters. // These plasters contain Smart Weed and Belladonna -- both wonderful pain relievers -- in ad- // dition to the usual gums, balsams, &c., used in other porous plasters, ..." and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.6 cm. x Width: 7.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; staining along the front; back: bottom corners have paper ripped off (top layers) and top corners have stains from old adhesive
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

What Month Were You Born in? [pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8072
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1980.9.1
Description
A patent medicine pamphlet extolling the virtues of English Teething Syrup, Children's Cod Liver Oil, and Tait's Worm Tablets.
Accession Number
1980.9.1
Author
Unknown
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising -- pamphlet
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- all-purpose cures -- pamphlet
Description
A patent medicine pamphlet extolling the virtues of English Teething Syrup, Children's Cod Liver Oil, and Tait's Worm Tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Sarah Murray of Leaside, Ont.
Maker
British Chemists Company
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Material
Paper
Inscriptions
On cover is an astrological chart and the words, "WHAT MONTH // WERE YOU BORN IN?"
Dimension Notes
Length 22.6 cm x Width 15.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Less detail