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Green Mountain Asthmatic Compound

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001257
Description
Cardboard box sealed with a single sheet of printed paper and string; the box contains asthmatic compound; the paper wrapper has product information printed on it in red and green ink
Accession Number
996001257
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Asthma, drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box sealed with a single sheet of printed paper and string; the box contains asthmatic
compound; the paper wrapper has product information printed on it in red and green ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in
Oct. 1993
Maker
J.H. Guild Co.
Site Made (City)
Rupert
Site Made (State)
Vermont
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
cardboard: brown
paper: light beige
fabric: beige
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "GREEN MOUNTAIN // ASTHMATIC COMPOUND // TRADE MARK // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. //
(front); "J.H. GUILD CO." (side); "RUPERT, VERMONT, USA" (side); "TRIAL PACKAGE // GREEN
MOUNTAIN // Asthmatic Compound // PRICE 25 CENTS" (bottom)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.6 cm. x Width: 8.0 cm. x Depth: 1.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Box is sealed, unopened and unused; there is one small tear in the wrapping paper; the string
is intact
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, p. 133
Research Facts
Asthmatic compound
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
006034001 a-b
Description
Mackenzie smelling salts bottle; brown glass bottle with a rectangular foot on the very bottom with a rounded shape in the middle (a) with a screw-on plastic lid (b); two paper labels are attached to the bottle; one to the front; the other to the back.
Accession Number
006034001 a-b
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Mackenzie smelling salts bottle; brown glass bottle with a rectangular foot on the very bottom with a rounded shape in the middle (a) with a screw-on plastic lid (b); two paper labels are attached to the bottle; one to the front; the other to the back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass bottle - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - screw-on lid - Size: Diam. 1.9 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Provenance
Owned by Donna Tweddell.
Maker
Dr. Mackenzie's Laboratories
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
glass : brown
plastic : black
paper : black, cream
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the glass bottle "Z 159 // S 10", printed on the paper labels on the front of the bottle "MACKENZIE // for // the relief // of the symptoms // of catarrh. // SMELLING BOTTLE // Cold in the Head // Hay Fever Nervous Headache // and Faintness // HANDBAG SIZE" On the back of the bottle, printed on the paper label " ANTISEPTIC SOOTHING HEALING // Active // CONSTITUENTS // Dr. MACKENZIE'S // LABORATORIES LTD // LONDON // reg. v. 13622 // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row D
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
Internet: "The Sensation Press," "Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary," 25th ed., 1974, p. 1376
Research Facts
Smelling salts are made from ammonium carbonate; they are used as a stimulant and restorative.
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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
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