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Perry Davis' Painkiller

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Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1983.10.1 a-b
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
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Accession Number
1983.10.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Robert D. Watts, Manager, Animal Health Care, Canada Packers, Inc.
Maker
Davis and Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Date Remarks
"Mid-1970s"
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKILLER // ANTISEPTIC // HEALING // WARMING // APPLIED EXTERNALLY // As a Compress for // COMMON SORETHROAT, // SPASMODIC CROUP // AS AN APPLICATION // FOR // Sprains, Bruises, Chilblains, // Bites and Stings, Strained // Muscles, Rheumatic Pains, // Cuts, Scratches and other // Minor Injuries. // Contains in each ml 0.458 g // Alcohol, 3.6 mg Oil of Spruce, 0.9 // mg Oleoresin Capsicum, 23.6 mg // Camphor, 21.5 mg Guaiac and // 12.9 mg Myrrh. // Full directions enclosed. // GP 460 729 // 55 ml // DAVIS & LAWRENCE // HAMILTON - CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
bottle - Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
box
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1955, Canada Packers bought the Canadian patent of Davis & Co., Davis & Lawrence for many years (John Wyeth Co. had a share in this company); Canada Packers used Davis and Lawrence on their veterinary products; Canada Packers sold D & L (human) to Organon (a European company). Note: the label was changed, removing "Internal Use" and listing ingredients.
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Perry Davis' Painkiller

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8255
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Robert D. Watts, Manager, Animal Health Care, Canada Packers, Inc.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Date Remarks
"Mid-1970s"
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKELLER // (Trademark Registered) // ANTISEPTIC // HEALING // WARMING // TAKEN INTERNALLY // FOR // Chills, Common Colds, Cramps // Colic, Diarrhoea. // Also for Common Coughs — when // mixed as directed. // APPLIED EXTERNALLY // As a Compress for // COMMON SORETHROAT, // SPASMODIC CROUP. // AS AN APPLICATION // FOR // Sprains, Bruises, Frost Bites, // Chilblains, Bites and Stings, // Strained Muscles, Rheumatic // Pains, Cuts, Scratches and other // Minor Injuries. // Adult Dose — 1 teaspoonful in water or // milk. Full directions enclosed. // No. 23847 – The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // 2 oz. // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. // CANADA LIMITED // HAMILTON - CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - box
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1955, Canada Packers bought the Canadian patent of Davis & Co., Davis & Lawrence for many years (John Wyeth Co. had a share in this company); Canada Packers used Davis and Lawrence on their veterinary products; Canada Packers sold D & L (human) to Organon (a European company).
Images
Less detail