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Showing typical vaccination vesicle of 10th day [wax model]

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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Education
Vaccination
Accession Number
997002031
Description
Wax model of an infant's arm, showing a vaccination vesicle at the 10th day, in a sealed cylindrical glass jar; the back half of the jar is filled in with a black substance (unknown) and the arm model sits on top; the wax is painted to depict true colour; the bottom of the jar is flat; the top of t…
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Accession Number
997002031
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Education
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination -- models
Vaccination
Pediatrics -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model of an infant's arm, showing a vaccination vesicle at the 10th day, in a sealed cylindrical glass jar; the back half of the jar is filled in with a black substance (unknown) and the arm model sits on top; the wax is painted to depict true colour; the bottom of the jar is flat; the top of the jar is sealed with a flat, round metal lid, over which is parchment that is painted black; there are five identifying labels on the jar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Presented to James Miller by Dr. Alexander James of Edinburgh; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Joseph Towne
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
parchment: tan
paint: black; red; flesh tone
Inscriptions
The labels read: (1) "Vaccine 10th day"; (2) "7711"; (3) "Wax model of infant's arm showing // typical vaccination vesicle of // 10th day."; (4) "Presented to James Miller by // the late Dr. Alexander James of // Edinburgh"; and (5) "JOSEPH TOWNE // fecit // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H3
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 12.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass is complete, with only minor wear; the wax is complete with no damage; the metal lid shows wear, but no corrosion; the parchment on top of the lid is torn in the middle and the black paint covering it is flaking and unstable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See information on Joseph Towne in an article on the Medical Museum of St. Guy's Hospital (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Exhibit History
On loan to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre for the Museopathy Exhibit, May 24, 2001; "Picturing the Body: Medical Arts as Teaching Tools," Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, Sept. 17, 2010.
Images
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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
Less detail