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National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd. postcard

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001617
Description
Used thick cardboard postcard from the National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.; front: address and occupation handwritten in pencil and an imprinted orange-yellow 1c Canadian stamp; back: framed by solid black line, left section has ad for "Dominion CBQ Tablets" with a policeman holding up h…
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Accession Number
996001617
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick cardboard postcard from the National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.; front: address
and occupation handwritten in pencil and an imprinted orange-yellow 1c Canadian stamp; back:
framed by solid black line, left section has ad for "Dominion CBQ Tablets" with a policeman holding
up his hand; right has form letter, filled in in pencil
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg,
Limited
Maker
National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; orange-yellow
Inscriptions
Front: "H.F. Cant // Galt // Ont. // Druggist // SAVE TIME // USE AIR MAIL"; back: "EVERYTHING for
the DRUG TRADE // HAMILTON, ONT. // Dear Sir: // Our Mr. E.A. RITCHIE will have the // pleasure of
calling upon you about // Tuesday, April 22. // Any order entrusted to him will have prompt //
attention and be highly appreciated. // Yours truly, // NATIONAL DRUG & CHEMICAL CO. // OF CANADA,
LIMITED. // STOP // A COLD IN // A FEW HOURS // DOMINION // CBQ // TABLETS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; a lot of staining onto the front from the black ink on the back and
vice-versa; front: left bottom has a pink stain, bottom right has a small pink and red stain
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.591-.593, .598, .607, .762, .763, .802; CD #8
Research Facts
Definitely, H.F. Cant is a Druggist; see 996.001.591-.593, .598, .607, .762 (Cant), .763, .802;
company of wholesale druggists from 1906-1930
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Dates
1908
circa 1908
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
006030031
Description
The postcard is an invitation to an annual meeting of the Ontario Medical Association in 1908; it has been post marked and a 1 cent King George stamp was preprinted on the postcard.
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Accession Number
006030031
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
The postcard is an invitation to an annual meeting of the Ontario Medical Association in 1908; it has been post marked and a 1 cent King George stamp was preprinted on the postcard.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Horace Boscam of Uxbridge; found within the pages of the textbook "Static Electricity" and the uses of the Roentgen Ray by W.B. Snow from 1903; it was located in the textbook 006.030.033 after it had been donated to the museum.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1908
circa 1908
Date Remarks
Date printed on the card
Material
card: off white
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
Hand written in ink on the front "Dr. Horace Boscam // Uxbridge // Ont" Typed on the back "Hamilton, April 15th, '08 // The Ontatio Medical Association"
Temporary Location
Room 2006
Workroom
Dimension Notes
Length 13.4 cm x Width 8.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The cover has a three small areas of loss on the edge closest to the photograph; there are some spots on the photograph; both appear to be yellowing; the corners of the frame are slightly bent and separating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Elizabeth McMahon; CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Horace Boacam was the second Doctor to live at 38 Main Street Uxbridge Ontario; the following tennant of the house was Dr. Frank Mellow, followed by Dr. Ross Mellow; it was Dr. Frank Mellow who purchased the electrostatic generating machine; artefact 006030001.
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Vi-Tone Co. envelope

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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001596
Description
Paper envelope for Vi-Tone Co.; front: ad for Vi-Tone, facsimile (blue) of man, woman and child reaching around the globe; back: flap, address and rust-coloured 3c Canadian stamp of George V; opened at top
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Accession Number
996001596
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper envelope for Vi-Tone Co.; front: ad for Vi-Tone, facsimile (blue) of man, woman and child
reaching around the globe; back: flap, address and rust-coloured 3c Canadian stamp of George V;
opened at top
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 Vi-Tone Co.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; blue; rust
Inscriptions
"VI-TONE // "CREATOR OF ENERGY" // "Preserver of Health" // VI-TONE CO. // HAMILTON, ONTARIO";
back: "P.O. BOX 356 // HAMILTON, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Top edge is a little ragged; some age/sun discolouration; on the back are some long black streaks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
Images
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