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adult intubation model

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Dates
1943
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
997023012 a-b
Description
Adult intubation model in case, which consists of (a) a life-sized plastic model of the head, neck and upper chest of a man; the chest is cut away to show the stomach and lungs as well as the tracheal and bronchial tubes; the model is attached to a flat metal base; there are electrical wires leadin…
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Accession Number
997023012 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Models, Anatomic
Manikins
Resuscitation -- education
Description
Adult intubation model in case, which consists of (a) a life-sized plastic model of the head, neck and upper chest of a man; the chest is cut away to show the stomach and lungs as well as the tracheal and bronchial tubes; the model is attached to a flat metal base; there are electrical wires leading from the model to the base and a red light on the base; the bottom of the model has a battery chamber; the model fits into (b) a plastic suitcase, that is rectangular in shape and has a lid which is hinged onto the bottom by a hinge at the back; the front of the suitcase has a plastic handle and two metal clasps; the inside bottom of the case has a nylon strap that holds the model in place.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - intubation model - Length 66.3 cm. x Width 35.8 cm. x Depth 33.4 cm.
b - case (closed) - Length 73.4 cm. x Width 41.8 cm. x Depth 26.6 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Laerdal Medical Corp.
Site Made (Country)
Norway
Dates
1943
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
metal: silver; grey
plastic: flesh tone; grey; brown; yellow; red; blue; black; clear
nylon: grey
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
(a) Manufacturer's label reads, "LAERDAL // ADULT INTUBATION MODEL // MADE IN NORWAY // LAERDAL MEDICAL CORP. 136 Marbledale Rd., Tuckahoe, N.Y. 10707"; a paper label on the base reads, " - "[ti]ssues" inside this model's mouth and // [throa]t are, as far as possible, made to resemble // [tho]se of a human. Reasonable care, therefore, // [sh]ould be taken in not tearing the tongue and // [e]piglottis. Before each training session, spray // mouth and throat area with silicone spray // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // STAVANGER - NORWAY"; missing areas of label in brackets; another half label reads, "-- unscrewing the screw in // -- of the mounting board" in four languages: English, French, Norwegian (?) and German (?); (b) labels on the suitcase read, "ADULT INTUBATION MODEL // 1943 // Made in Norway"; "LAERDAL // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // Stravanger - Norway" and "Sold and Serviced Exclusively by // SAFETY // SUPPLY // COMPANY // 214 KING ST., E. // TORONTO, ONT. // M5A 1J8 // BRANCHES // ACROSS // CANADA"; there are also words written on the outside of the suitcase in magic marker, which read, "PLEASE SEND // TO [downward arrow] // DEPT. OF // ANAESTHESIA // K.G.H."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T2-3
Condition Remarks
(a) The model appears to be complete and shows little damage; the left nostril on the model's nose is stretched out of shape and the battery compartment at the bottom shows staining from corroded batteries; the lungs will hold air; (b) the suitcase is complete and undamaged; the outside shows minor wear and the front clasps open and close easily; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 25 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Allen's Cough Balsam

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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
996001023
Description
Clear tinted blue bottle; pressed glass; rectangular shaped body; four recessed panels; three panels have some embossed writing on them; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - stopper not present
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Accession Number
996001023
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear tinted blue bottle; pressed glass; rectangular shaped body; four recessed panels; three
panels have some embossed writing on them; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - stopper
not present
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Panel # 1: "Allen's // Cough // Balsam"; panel # 2: "Montreal"; panel # 3: "Davis & Lawrence
Co. Lim."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 4.9 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some residue on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
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Anatomic Anne [adult intubation model]

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
997023014 a-h
Description
Anatomic model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular wood and cardboard suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and the corners with heavy plastic pieces; there are clasps with …
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Accession Number
997023014 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Models, Anatomic
Manikins
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- education
Description
Anatomic model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular wood and cardboard suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and the corners with heavy plastic pieces; there are clasps with locks at the front, left and right, and a handle in the centre; the inside of the suitcase has a piece of leather which supports the lid when opened; the bottom has four cloth straps set into it and there are two more at the top of the bottom half of the case; the suitcase stores (b) an anatomic model, which is set onto a flat rectangular wooden base; the model represents a cut-away human heart and lungs; (c) a model of a human head fits onto (b); this model shows the head of a woman who has blonde hair held back with a white hairband; the model is made of plastic (except the hair) with a central metal base; this base hooks onto (b); the model head is held in place in the suitcase by (d) a square cardboard box with an open top and an oval hole cut in one side for the neck of the model; also included in the suitcase with the model are: (e) an instruction card with printed information on heavy paper cut into a circle; the card gives instructions on how to make a formed sheet to cover the model's nose and mouth, using (f) a plastic form which is triangular in shape, with rounded points and cut-out spaces for the nose and mouth; the form was to be used with a forming apparatus and plastic sheets, but these are missing; (g) a cylindrical plastic bottle of alcohol (now empty) is also included to use as a disinfectant for the model between trainees; the bottle has a cylindrical tapered neck and a round cap; there is a printed paper label on the outside which has instructions in four languages; (h) a printed sheet of paper lists the methods of proper use and care of the Anatomic Anne model; this sheet is stored in a clear plastic cover; also with the model (but not catalogued) are some gauze pads.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case (closed) - Length 65.0 cm. x Width 42.0 cm. x Depth 25.5 cm.
b - model base - Length 61.1 cm. x Width 38.0 cm. x Depth 21.3 cm.
c - model head - Length 21.5 cm. x Width 20.0 cm. x Depth 20.1 cm.
d - box - Length 21.4 cm. x Width 20.4 cm. x Depth 21.3 cm.
e - instruction card - Depth 0.1 cm. x Diameter12.9 cm.
f - form - Length 8.3 cm. x Width 8.1 cm. x Depth 1.3 cm.
g - alcohol container - Length 20.8 cm. x Diameter6.2 cm.
h - information sheet - Length 21.6 cm. x Width 30.1 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Asmund S. Laerdal
Site Made (City)
Stavanger
Site Made (Country)
Norway
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
plastic: green; flesh tone; white
cardboard: grey; green
wood: beige
metal: silver; green
leather: black
fabric: green
fake hair (nylon?): blonde
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) Writing in magic marker on the lid reads, "ANAESTHESIOLOGY // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL"; a piece of masking tape on the case front is written on and reads, "DOUGLAS 2 ANAESTHESIA OK"' a label on the lid inside reads, "SOLD AND SERVICED EXCLUSIVELY BY // Safeco SAFETY SUPPLY CO. Safeco // HEAD OFFICE AND FACTORY 214 KING STREET EAST TORONTO 2, ONTARIO"; address elsewhere also listed; (b) a label on the base reads, "Anatomic Anne // MADE BY // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // STAVANGER - NORWAY"; a piece of cloth tape on the base has, "ANAESTHESIA // K.G.H." written on it; (e) card reads, "DIRECTIONS // FOR USE // [listed]"; (g) the sheet lists information on "ANATOMIC ANNE" under the headings of, "GENERAL SANITATION AND MAINTENANCE", "DISINFECTION OF ANATOMIC ANNE DURING TRAINING" and "PACKING OF ANATOMIC ANNE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T2-4
Condition Remarks
(a) The case is very worn and has break points at the top; the inside paper is missing many small sections; (b,c) the model is stained and worn, but appears complete; (d) the box is worn, but complete; (e) the instruction card has no damage, and all printing is visible; (f) the form is very worn; it is cracked in the middle and has a broken section at the bottom; there are no missing sections; (g) the container is stained, but complete, with no cracks; the label is stained but fully legible; (h) the instruction sheet shows minor staining, but is complete and fully legible; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The model is a training aid which simulates human breathing and thorax systems, including blood flow; it could also be used to instruct for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Angier's emulsion

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.201
Description
A cardboard box containing a labelled glass bottle with a metal cap.
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Accession Number
1980.18.201
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a labelled glass bottle with a metal cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Angier Chemical Company
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
label has: "New Size Package adopted Sept., 1947."
Material
paper: yellowish; black
glass: clear
metal
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "ANGIER'S // EMULSION // IMPROVED // for COUGHS // due to Colds"; instructions follow; "Manufactured by // Angier Chemical Company // Boston, Mass // Makers of Angier's Emulsion for over 60 years // New Size Package adopted Sept., 1947."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x WIdth 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.141
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with sharp shoulders, wide neck ending in a thick lip.
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Accession Number
1980.18.141
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Expectorants
Bronchitis -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with sharp shoulders, wide neck ending in a thick lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed vertically on body of bottle: "BALSAM // HONEY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 9.4 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
Used to facilitate expectoration in chronic bronchitis.
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Balsam of Aniseeds

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Dates
1892
circa 1892
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001131
Description
Rectangular clear blue glass bottle; four recessed panels; paper label adhered to one panel; label has blue text.
Accession Number
996001131
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear blue glass bottle; four recessed panels; paper label adhered to one panel; label has blue text.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Kim Snyder (Toronto) on July 9, 1994.
Maker
Henry Skinner
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1892
circa 1892
Material
glass: blue
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Balsam of Aniseeds // Particular recommended for // Coughs, Colds, Asthmas // ... // Prepared and sold by // Henry Skinner, // Pharmaceutical Chemist and Druggist // Kingston
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.8 cm. x Width: 4.5 cm. x Depth: 3.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and stained in places
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Benylin Koffettes

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Dates
1988
circa 1988
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001279 a-b
Description
Ten lozenges wrapped together in foil paper (b) in a cardboard box (a); there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on box front.
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Accession Number
000001279 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Ten lozenges wrapped together in foil paper (b) in a cardboard box (a); there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on box front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - lozenges - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis Canada Inc.
Dates
1988
circa 1988
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
foil: yellow
paper: orange
cardboard: white; red; brown; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "20 KOFFETS DIN 370975 // PARKE-DAVIS // BENYLIN // KOFFETTES*"; bottom: "Chaque Koffette renferme 5 mg de HCl de diphénhydramine et 50 mg de // chlorure d'ammonium. // Posologie – 1 Koffette au besoin, au maximum, 2 par heure. // Each Koffette contains 5 mg Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride and 50 mg // Ammonium Chloride. // Dosage – 1 Koffette as required, not more than 2 per hour. // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. Scarborough, Ontario. // 26001 // 260B990";back: "(L) 51215 EXP JA88 // [information on front repeated]"; top: "SOOTHING RELIEF OF COUGHS DUE TO // COLDS AND THROAT IRRITATIONS // *Reg. T.M. / M. Enr. Parke, Davis & Company // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. auth. user / usager aut. // SOULAGEMENT DE LA TOUX DUE AU RHUME // ET DES IRRITATIONS DE LA GORGE."; right side: "BENYLIN // KOFFETTES*"; left side: identical to right side; (b) foil paper is stamped with: "BENYLIN KOFFETTES" repeatedly over the entire surface
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Condition Remarks
Box somewhat dirty and scuffed; no apparent problems with foil-wrapped lozenges
Copy Type
Original
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Benylin Koffettes

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001436 a-c
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing two foil-wrapped packages of lozenges (b,c) with 10 lozenges in each; there is a price sticker on box front.
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Accession Number
000001436 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing two foil-wrapped packages of lozenges (b,c) with 10 lozenges in each; there is a price sticker on box front.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - lozenges - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
c - lozenges - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
foil: yellow
paper: white; green; black
cardboard: white; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "BENYLIN // KOFFETTES // BENYLIN // DIN 370975 // 12 211 UNITED // DRUG MART // 1 99 + tx "; bottom: "Quick Soothing Relief from Colds // Cough and Throat Irritations // Dosage – 1 lozenge as required, not more than 2 per hour. // Benylin Koffettes–Reg. T.M. Stock 21-263-20"; back: "20 LOZENGES/LOSANGES // Each lozenge contains 5 mg. Benadryl® (diphenhydramine HCl) // and 50 mg. Ammonium Chloride. // [above two lines repeated in French] // PARKE-DAVIS // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; top: "[bottom repeated in French except last line] // Exp. MR 1982 (L) KB 176"; (b,c): foil is embossed wtih the tiled pattern, "BENYLIN KOFFETTES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Condition Remarks
Box scuffed at corners; no apparent problems with foil-wrapped lozenges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Benylin Sore Throat Lozenges

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001360 a-d
Description
A plastic box (a) with lid hinged at back, containing 3 blister pack trays holding 8 lozenges each (b-d); box has a paper label on front and back
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Accession Number
000001360 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Description
A plastic box (a) with lid hinged at back, containing 3 blister pack trays holding 8 lozenges each (b-d); box has a paper label on front and back
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
b - blister pack - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
c - blister pack - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
d - blister pack - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis Canada Inc.
Material
paper: yellow; brown; white
metal: silver; brown
plastic: clear; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "NEW [underlined] // Nouveau // PARKE-DAVIS // PASTILLES CONTRE // LES MAUX DE GORGE // BENYLIN* // SORE THROAT // LOZENGES // CETYLPYRIDINIUM CHLORIDE LOZENGES U.S.P. // 24 LOZENGES . 25 PASTILLES // HONEY LEMON . MIEL-CITRON // DIN 558168 260H600 26065"; bottom: "Benylin* Sore Throat Lozenges provide soothing, effective relief of // minor sore throats. // Directions: Dissolve one lozenge slowly in mouth as required. // Warning: Sore throat accompanied by high fever, headache, nausea, // or vomiting may be serious and you should consult your physician. // Do not administer to children under 3 years of age unless directed by // physician. Keep all medications safely out of reach of children. // [above 7 lines repeated in French] // Each lozenge contains 1.5 mg Cetylpyridinium Chloride // Chaque pastille renferme 1.5 mg de chlorure de cétylpyridinium // *Reg. T.M./M. dép. Parke, Davis & Company // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. auth. user/usager aut. // Parke-Davis Canada Inc., Scarborough, Ontario // 260H570 [printed] [L] [squared brackets are marks] 4S12 [stamped]"; (b-d) back: "BENYLIN // SORE THROAT LOZENGES // PUSH LOZENGE // FROM OTHER SIDE // BENYLIN // PASTILLES CONTRE // LES MAUX DE GORGE // APPUYER DE L'AUTRE // CÔTE PUR // LIBÉRER LA PASTILLE [above text repeated six times] [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Condition Remarks
Box dusty; labels starting to peel; no apparent problems with blister packs
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001012
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top
Accession Number
000001012
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Expectorants
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
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 & Co.
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"; on label: "BLOOD-ROOT // (Sanguinaria canadensis)"; on front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "BLOOD-ROOT // (Sanguinaria canadensis) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS"; left side: "P D & Co [monogrammed]"; right side: "P D & Co [monogramme]"; 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."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on bottom, where paint is chipped, and inside; numerous scratches; brown-coloured accretion on front; right side is dented; evidence of insects (dead larvae)
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
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
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