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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001057
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic; covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001057
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Expectorants
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic; covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: brown
plastic: clear
paper: cream; red; black
Inscriptions
Top: "BLOOD-ROOT // SANGUINARIA, U.S.P. // Sanguinaria canadensis Lin. // Contains not less than 2.5% // alkaloids. // C134989 [stamped] // No. 49 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; Overwritten by hand in pencil: "20"; front: "SYNONYMS - Sanguinaria, U.S.P.; // Red puccoon, Tetterwort, Indian // paint, Engl.; Blutwerzel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The rhizome. // FAMILY - Papaveraceae. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Used as a stimulat- // ing expectorant in bronchitis, croup // and asthma; also used as a remedy // in atonic dyspepsia. // DOSE - A tablespoonful (15 mils) of // an infusion, half ounce to the pint."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper are yellowed; label has brown stains on top and front; box and label are abraded on top; box is dented on top; plastic has come unsealed on right side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001068
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top
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Accession Number
000001068
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // BONESET // (Eupatorim U.S.P.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // [illeg.] [handwritten] // BONESET // (Eupatorium U.S.P.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS."; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "PD & CO [ logo, white letters interlaced on a dark circle]"; left side: "PD & CO [logo, as above]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.4 cm x Depth 13.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on bottom and where paint is chipped; yellow-brown accretion on back; dent in front and top; lid no longer opens.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000;
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001016
Description
Cardboard box containing plant material (chestnut?), wrapped and sealed in plastic.
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Accession Number
000001016
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box containing plant material (chestnut?), wrapped and sealed in plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: cream; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Top: "CHESTNUT // (CASTANEA, N.F.) // Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh. // No. 78 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. U.S.A."; front: "PROPERTIES - Astringent and antispas- // modic. Employed chiefly in whooping- // cough. // DOSE -Drink freely of a decoction of an // ounce to a pint of boiling water."; back: "SYNONYMS - American Chestnut, Eng.; // Feuilles de Châtaignier, Fr.; Kastanien- // blätter, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // FAMILY - Castaneaceæ. // HABITAT - Eastern United States."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Slightly dirty; some plant material has escaped the box and some is escaping the plastic
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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coltsfoot leaves

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3647
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001096
Description
Paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001096
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "COLTSFOOT // LEAVES // Tussilago Farfara Lin. // No. 84 // C1 [illeg.] [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - Bullsfoot, Flower Ve- // lure, Eng.; Tussilage, Fr.; Brust- // lattich, Huflattig, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // FAMILY - Compositæ. // HABITAT - Europe & North America."; back: "PROPERTIES - Emollient and de- // mulcent. Useful in acute catarrh and // bronchitis. Applied externally as a // poultice to scrofulous enlargements. // DOSE. A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed; dark stain covers most of top, front, back and left side and extends also to parts of right side and bottom; plastic is still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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coltsfoot root box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3636
Dates
1897
circa 1897
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001041
Description
A cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic; box is covered on top, front and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001041
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic; box is covered on top, front and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1897
circa 1897
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: purple
plastic: clear
paper: cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "COLTSFOOT // ROOT // Tussilago Farfara Lin. // No. 85 C85095 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CANADA."; front: "SYNONYMS - Tussilage, Pas d'âne, Herbe // de St. Guérin, Fr.; Huflattig, Rosshuf, Ger.// PART EMPLOYED - The rhizome. FAMILY - Compositæ. // HABITAT - Europe."; back: "PROPERTIES - Demulcent and // slightly tonic. Used extensively as a // popular remedy for coughs and colds. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) // of an ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper are somewhat yellowed; paper shows signs of mildew in spots; water marks on box.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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Dates
1898
circa 1898
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001124
Description
Paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001124
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Expectorants
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "LOBELIA HERB // Lobelia Inflata Lin. // C95113 [stamped] // No. 158 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CANADA"; front: "SYNONYMS - Indian Tobacco, Emet- // ic herb, Eng.; Lobèlie, Enflèe, Fr.; Lobelienkraut, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The herb. // NATURAL ORDER - Lobeliaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES -Expectorant; in // larger doses, a dangerous emetic; Ben- // eficially used in spasmodic asthma, // catarrh, croup, whooping-cough, etc. // DOSE - A dessertspoonful (8 Cc.) of // an ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed; tear (0.5 cm) on bottom; insect holes on bottom and left side; plastic still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 2; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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lungwort leaves

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3665
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001116
Description
Paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001116
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Expectorants
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "LUNGWORT // LEAVES // Pulmonaria officinalis, Lin. // C110279 [stamped] // No. 163 // 20 [handwritten] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - Pulmonaire, Fr.; Lung- // enkraut, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // FAMILY - Boragineæ. // HABITAT - Europe."; back: "PROPERTIES - A mucilaginous de- // mulcent. Useful as an expectorant // in bronchitis and colds. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed; dark stain on top right edge; plastic still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 2; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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red clover blossoms

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3835
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001046
Description
A square paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic; paper label covers top front and back; packet contains dried plant material.
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Accession Number
000001046
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Lymphadenitis -- drug therapy
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A square paper packet wrapped and sealed in plastic; paper label covers top front and back; packet contains dried plant material.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "RED CLOVER // BLOSSOMS // Trifolium pratense Lin. // C64825 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONT. CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - Tréfle des prés, Fr., // Wiesenklee, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The blossoms. // NATURAL ORDER - Leguminosæ. // HABITAT - United States"; back: "PROPERTIES - Employed as an al- // terative in the treatment of scrofulous // diseases, and as a sedative in whoop- // ing cough. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint of hot infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row I
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label yellowed; brown stain on front and top of label; insect exit holes on all sides; plastic still sealed; plant material has escaped packet and is trapped in plastic
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
Personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; "Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," Jack Willson, part 1, page 3
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001059
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; red metal labels on front and top.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001059
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Expectorants
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; red metal labels on front and top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // SOAP-TREE BARK // (Quillaja saponaria.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // SOAP-TREE BARK // (Quillaja saponaria.)"; "10 [handwritten] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO // MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS."; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "PD & CO [logo, white leters interlaced on a dark circle]"; left side: "PD & CO [logo, as above]"; overwritten by hand with: "Gen [illeg.] // GOLDEN SEA [illeg.] // GRAN [illeg.] BILL // HOREHOUND // LOBEL A // LUNG [illeg.] // MANO [illeg] // MUL [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.4 cm x Depth 13.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion at base and where paint is chipped; dark brown accretion on front; yellow stain on top; paint scratched overall, but not badly; lid no longer opens.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000;
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
Less detail
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001030
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic.
  4 images  
Accession Number
000001030
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Expectorants
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Material
cardboard: beige-brown; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Top: "SOAP TREE // (QUILLAJA, N.F. AND B.P.) // Quillaja Saponaria Mol. // No. 243 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. U.S.A. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA 10 ["10" overwritten in pencil]"; front: "PROPERTIES - Frequently used as a // substitute for soap. When administered // internally, it is an excellent and uniform // expectorant. Dose, of a half-ounce to the // pint infusion, one tablespoonful (15 cc) // for adults, and one teaspoonful (4 cc) // for a child. Should be administered // hourly."; bottom: "SOAP TREE // This substance can frequently be advantage- // ously employed in place of soap for removing // dirt, grease, etc., from delicate fabrics. Steep // the contents of this package in two pints of hot // water. When cool, strain and use the liquid to // sponge the cloth. Some prefer to use three or // four times the volume of water, and wash the // fabrics in the strained liquid."; back: "SYNONYMS - Soap Bark, Murillo Bark, // Eng.; Ecorce de Panama, Fr.; Seinfen- // rinde, Panamarinde, Ger.; Quillai, // Span. // PART EMPLOYED - The inner bark. // FAMILY - Rosaceæ. // HABITAT - South America."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard extremely yellowed; black accretion in two spots on top and back; water spot in right side; plastic has come unsealed on left side; some plant material has escaped box and is escaping plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
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