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Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
000006020
Description
A round, white pin for sales promotion of a pharmaceutical company; a picture and text are printed in brown on the front and on the white rim of the back.
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Accession Number
000006020
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- advertisements
Drug Industry -- advertisements
Description
A round, white pin for sales promotion of a pharmaceutical company; a picture and text are printed in brown on the front and on the white rim of the back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
Total Promotions
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
paper (?): white
polymer film: clear
metal: silver; grey
Inscriptions
A contour design that represents a mortar and pestle is printed above the contre of the front side; the text below the picture reads, "PARKE-DAVIS // ASK YOUR // PHARMACIST"; on the rim of the back, "TOTAL PROMOTIONS 416-638-8283"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Dimension Notes
Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The front surface is in excellent condition with no discolouration; on the back, the silver coating is lost in numerous spots and a grey substrate is exposed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
A. Yoshizawa; CD #2
Research Facts
This pin promotes both the drug company, Parke-Davis, and the public campaign, "Get the Answer."
Images
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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