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Vicks Vaporub ointment

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1977.8.34 a-c
Description
A dark blue cylindrical bottle with a metal screw-on cap contains Vicks Vaporub ointment; a paper label is affixed; the bottle comes in a matching cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1977.8.34 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A dark blue cylindrical bottle with a metal screw-on cap contains Vicks Vaporub ointment; a paper label is affixed; the bottle comes in a matching cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - jar - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
c - box - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 5.1 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Vick Chemical Inc.
Site Made (City)
St. Thomas
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: dark blue
paper: turquoise; white; red; blue
cardboard: turquoise; white; red; blue
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "1 1/2 FL. OZS. // VICKS // VAPORUB // REG. TRADE. MARKS // Ointment // VICK // CHEMICAL // INC // AN EXTERNAL TREATMENT // FOR CERTAIN FORMS OF LOCAL // CONGESTION AND IRRITATION"; printed at right angles alongside the main information: "VICK CHEMICAL INC. // ST. THOMAS, ONT."; printed on the other side of the label and at right angles: "Contains .4% Oil of Cedar Leaf // No. 21739 The Proprietary or Patent // Medicine Act."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Zubes Cough Lozenges

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001100
Description
Low circular metal container of cough lozenges; nothing in container; gold bottom with orange lid with black, gold and pink writing over surface; lid does not come off.
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Accession Number
996001100
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Low circular metal container of cough lozenges; nothing in container; gold bottom with orange lid with black, gold and pink writing over surface; lid does not come off.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa in June 1993.
Maker
E. W. Hampshire and Co.
Site Made (City)
Derby
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: yellow; orange; black; pink
Inscriptions
"Soothing // and comforting // zubes // ... // Cough Lozenges // Pour le mal de gorge // 10 cents // Made in England by F. W. Hampshire and Company, Limited Derby"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 1.5 cm. x Diam. : 6.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear over surface
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
Less detail