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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997037423
Description
An airway tube that consists of a single piece of rubber moulded into a flattened hollow square-shaped rubber tube that is straight at one end and curves in an arch to an open top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of rubber attached at the end of the hollow tube; the base of the airw…
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Accession Number
997037423
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
An airway tube that consists of a single piece of rubber moulded into a flattened hollow square-shaped rubber tube that is straight at one end and curves in an arch to an open top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of rubber attached at the end of the hollow tube; the base of the airway has a round, flat piece of metal inserted on the interior of the tube with seams on either side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
The airway base has "3" embossed on it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.3 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber tube is dusty and there is slight wear apparent on the tube
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Catalogue," by Sklar Mfg. Co., 1967, p. 34 (item 120-25) (see attached photocopy); "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," Chas. F. Thackray Co.,ca. 1970, p. 18 (item G131); CD #1
Research Facts
The airway was used to hold a patient's tongue down during anaesthetic surgery
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997037424
Description
An airway tube that consists of a single piece of rubber moulded into a flattened hollow square-shaped rubber tube that is straight at one end and curves in an arch to an open top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of rubber attached at the end of the hollow tube; the base of the airw…
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Accession Number
997037424
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
An airway tube that consists of a single piece of rubber moulded into a flattened hollow square-shaped rubber tube that is straight at one end and curves in an arch to an open top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of rubber attached at the end of the hollow tube; the base of the airway has a round, flat piece of metal inserted on the interior of the tube with seams on either side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
The airway base has "2" embossed on it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 9.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber tube is dusty and there is slight wear apparent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Catalogue," by Sklar Mfg. Co., 1967, p. 34 (item 120-25) (see attached photocopy); "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," Chas. F. Thackray Co.,ca. 1970, p. 18 (item G131); CD #1
Research Facts
The airway was used to hold a patient's tongue down during anaesthetic surgery
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037334
Description
Albuminometer, which is a long, cylindrical glass tube; the bottom tapers to a rounded and closed glass-filled point that extends from the base of the tube; the top has an open, flat rim around the tube opening; a white-filled graduated scale runs along the side of the tube.
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Accession Number
997037334
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Albumins -- urine
Description
Albuminometer, which is a long, cylindrical glass tube; the bottom tapers to a rounded and closed glass-filled point that extends from the base of the tube; the top has an open, flat rim around the tube opening; a white-filled graduated scale runs along the side of the tube.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
AHT Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice
Material
glass: clear; white
Inscriptions
Etched into the glass in fancy script is the word "Albuminometer"; the company logo "AHT // CO [the "AHT" is underlined and below it is then"CO"]" is located just above increment lines and etched into the glass are "R [script] // 26 // ml [script] // U [script] // 10 // 9 // 8 // 7 // 6 // 5 // 4 // 3 // 2 // 1"; the word "Germany" is etched into the tube in script
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Tube is clean, with minor dirty scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies Catalog (JC-141)," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 658 (similar to item # 43005) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037061 a-c
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to a short neck that becomes a short stem with leak-proof grindings; a metal screw-top wick holder with ribbed edges fits on the stem and provides a rigid fastening for the cotton wi…
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Accession Number
997037061 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to a short neck that becomes a short stem with leak-proof grindings; a metal screw-top wick holder with ribbed edges fits on the stem and provides a rigid fastening for the cotton wick that sticks up slightly from the holder opening; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a metal cap (b) is used for extinguishing the flame; it is cylindrical with a rounded top and hollow inside; the metal cap fits over the cork wick holder and neck of bottle; a small rubber O-shaped ring (c) is included; it has round sides and a circular hole punched in the middle
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - lamp - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 8.3 cm
b - metal cap - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
c - O-ring - Size: Depth cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Item found in book published in 1942
Material
metal: grey
fabric: white
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The words "MADE IN // USA" molded on bottom of lamp
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Major corrosion on metal screw-top wick holder; wick has apparent use on ends
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies (JC-141)", Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1942, p. 351 (similar to item 18750) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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alcohol lamp in box

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037062 a-e
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to an open short neck with screw fastening molds; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a cork wick holder (b…
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Accession Number
997037062 a-e
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization -- methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to an open short neck with screw fastening molds; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a cork wick holder (b) fits into opening of bottle; a metal tube with attached stopper protrudes through cork; two cotton wicks (c,d), both frayed at ends, fit into alcohol lamp holder; pieces (a-d) fit into a small cardboard rectangular-shaped box (e) that opens at the top and bottom by a flap
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - lamp - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
b - wick holder - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - cotton wick - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - cotton wick - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
e - box - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Item found in book published in 1942
Material
metal: silver
fabric: white
glass: clear
cork: brown
cardboard: brown; blue
Inscriptions
(a) The words "MADE IN USA" are molded on bottom of lamp body; the cardboard box (e) has the word "Glass" handwritten in pencil on top; the words "1 ONLY No. ----, // GLASS CAP // 4 OZ. // ALCOHOL // LAMP // MADE IN U.S.A. // PRINTED IN U.S.A." with a small double-lined border around edges is stamped on front side of box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Lamp body has spots of metal corrosion on exterior of glass; neck of lamp has stains of corrosion; cardboard box has fingerprints on sides of box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies (JC-141)", Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1942, p. 351 (similar to item 18750) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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amber glass bottle

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Dates
1924
circa 1924
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037553
Description
(a) Large amber glass bottle, round in shape with smooth walls and flat base; the base has a slightly rolled foot; mould seam is visible along the entirety of the body and up the neck; neck is short and designed for screw cap closure; two labels are affixed to the body of the bottle on opposite sid…
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Accession Number
997037553
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Large amber glass bottle, round in shape with smooth walls and flat base; the base has a slightly rolled foot; mould seam is visible along the entirety of the body and up the neck; neck is short and designed for screw cap closure; two labels are affixed to the body of the bottle on opposite sides; (b) black plastic screw cap, wide, with sixteen sides to the edging of cap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 18.2 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Merck & Co., Inc.
Dates
1924
circa 1924
Date Remarks
Screw caps in wide use after this date
Material
glass: amber
paper: off-white; blue; red
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on base of bottle in raised form: "4 [symbol of a diamond shape with an I in the centre, superimposed on a pillow-shaped figure] 4 // 625 // 11"; printed in black type on label with a double red border: "FERRI ET AMMON. // CITRATE"; printed in handwriting in black ink on label with a double red border: "Ferri et Ammon Cit [illeg.]"; (b) embossed in raised form on the interior of the black plastic: "8088 53 M/M 14"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Exterior of the bottle has a few marks from adhesive; handwritten label is slightly torn on right-hand end; interior of bottle has residue.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Bottles: Identification and Price Guide," by Michael Polak, 1994, pp. 19 and 21; "Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments," CENCO, Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p. 57 (similar to item # 10354) (please see photocopy); CD #7
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amber glass bottle

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Dates
1931
1942
circa 1931-1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037564
Description
Large, cylindrical glass bottle with closed, concave bottom, smooth sides, convex taper to a narrow neck; stuck-on metal cap with exposed threading.
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Accession Number
997037564
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Wound Healing
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large, cylindrical glass bottle with closed, concave bottom, smooth sides, convex taper to a narrow neck; stuck-on metal cap with exposed threading.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1931
1942
circa 1931-1942
Date Remarks
Abbott's Montreal office opene; catalogue entry
Material
glass: amber
paper: white; blue
metal: white; red
Inscriptions
Printed on cap: "SK // &F"; bottle sides embossed with, "FL. 80 OZ."; bottom of bottle embossed with: "MADE IN CANADA // 7 // [three symbols: a square with a cross inside, dividing it into four equal parts; a diamond shape with a D in the centre; a circle with an L inside] // 3087"; label printed with: "80 FLUID OUNCES List No. 3503 // METAPHEN // TRADE - MARK REG'D // (Nitromersol, N.F.) // 1:2500 // Abbott // (METAPHEN in 1:2500 Aqueous Solution) // Le 'Métaphène' (Nitromersal, N.F.) // composé mercuriel organique, est un // puissant antiseptique dans ses solutions // très concentrées. A la dilution del peur // 2500 le 'Métaphène' est bactériostatique, // n'irrite pas les tissus et devient antisepti- // que après applications prolongée. // NE TACHE PAS // MODE D'EMPLOI — Pour blessures et in- // fections de la peau, utiliser la solution // pure en lavages ou pensements humides. // Pour le désinfection de la bouche em- // ployer le Métaphène 1:2500 pur ou dilué //dans une égale partie d'eau. Pour le nez, // la gorge ou les oreilles, utiliser le solution // pure ou diluée ou 1-5000e., faire l'appli- // cation au compte-geuttes, au vaporisateur // ou sous forme de gargarisme. // 'Metaphen' (Nitromersol, N.F.) is an // organic mercury compound which in more // concentrated solutions is a powerful anti- // septic. In this dilution (1 to 2500), it is // bacteriostatic, non-irritant to tissues and // antiseptic on prolonged application. // DOES NOT STAIN // DIRECTIONS — For wounds and infected // skin apply freely, either directly or on a // gauze dressing. As a mouth wash, // Metaphen 1:2500 may be used full // strength of diluted one-half. For nose and // throat, ear or eye use undiluted or dilute // with equal parts water, as a spray or // gargle or apply with a dropper // Lot D 745 609 // ABBOTT LABORATORIES LIMITED // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 11.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass has wear marks; label bubbled away from glass; residue in bottom; inactive corrosion on lid
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments," CENCO, Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p.56 (similar to item #10342) (please see photocopy); CD #7
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amber glass bottle

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Dates
1904
1942
circa 1904-1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037570
Description
Hollow, glass cylinder with closed, concave bottom; it tapers convexly at the top to a neck and a stuck-on plastic cap; the cap has a convex top and vertically ridged sides.
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Accession Number
997037570
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Hollow, glass cylinder with closed, concave bottom; it tapers convexly at the top to a neck and a stuck-on plastic cap; the cap has a convex top and vertically ridged sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Drug Trading Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1904
1942
circa 1904-1942
Date Remarks
Drug Trading Co. Ltd., 1904-1997; catalogue
Material
glass: amber
paper: white; blue
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom of bottle: "MADE IN CANADA // [three symbols: a square, a diamond shape with a C inside; an oval shape] // 3061 // 4"; embossed cross-hatching around bottom; printed label: a logo consisting of a mortar and pestle over "DTC"; "N [inside a blue circle] // COMPOUND // TINCTURE // OF CAMPHOR // CAMPHORATED OPIUM // TINCTURE B.P. // LOT 16954 // 2.27 LITRSE [sic] (80 F. OZ. // Contain 0.05% anhydrous // morphine // USE: USED IN THE TREATMENT // OF INTESTINAL, BILIARY, AND // RENAL COLIC; COMBINED WITH // EXPECTORANTS FOR COUGHS // DUE TO COLDS // DOSE: 2 to 10 ml (30 to 120 minims) 3 or 4 times daily. // DRUG TRADING // COMPANY LIMITED // TORONTO, CANADA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 31.1 cm x Diam. 11.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratched on inside glass; minor adhesive residue on glass
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments," CENCO, Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p.57 (similar to item #10343) (please see photocopy); CD #7
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amber glass bottle with handle

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Dates
1924
circa 1924
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
997037579
Description
Large amber glass medicine bottle with cylindrical body and a screw cap-neck design at lip; a straight neck flares outwards to the shoulder of the bottle; attached to the neck is a small, rounded handle to assist in pouring; shoulders are rounded and walls are smooth; base is flat; mould seam runs …
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Accession Number
997037579
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- container -- bottle
Description
Large amber glass medicine bottle with cylindrical body and a screw cap-neck design at lip; a straight neck flares outwards to the shoulder of the bottle; attached to the neck is a small, rounded handle to assist in pouring; shoulders are rounded and walls are smooth; base is flat; mould seam runs the entire length of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
W.E. Saunders, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1924
circa 1924
Date Remarks
Screw caps in wide use after this date
Material
glass: amber
paper: white; orange; black
Inscriptions
Printed in black ink on an orange background on a paper label affixed to the body of the bottle in four different quadrants, beginning from the left: "DOSAGE // One or two teaspoonfuls // after meals // Indicated for gastric disturbances // associated with hyperacidity // and hypertonicity. // [in bold] Shake Wll Before Using"; in the middle upper quadrant in black ink on a white background: "160 FL. OZ. [symbols: an "O" open at the top with a straight line inside; a stylized "S"; // a stylized "e"; all arranged in a square]"; in the middle lower quadrant in black on an orange background: "[diamond shape with a C in the centre] // WESCO – B – GEL"; below this in black on a white background: "[horizontal line extending length of label] // W.E. SAUNDERS., LONDON, ONTARIO // [horizontal line extending length of label]"; in the fourth quadrant in black ink on an orange background: "Each fluid ounce contains: // Butabarbital [long string of dots] 0.666 grs. // Homatropine Methyl- // bromide [long string of dots] 0.1 gr. // Magnesium // Hydroxide [long string of dots] 10 grs. // Aluminum Hydroxide // U.S.P. [long string of dots] q.s. 1 fl. oz. // Lot No. 3056"; embossed in raised form on glass above the label: "FL160OZ"; embossed in raised form on the base of the bottle, in a half-circle arch: "MADE IN CANADA"; and in the middle of the base: "[three symbols: a square divided into four equal parts; a diamond shape with an "o" in the centre; and one that is illeg.] // 0 // 2206".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 30.5 cm x Diam. 15.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Exterior is excellent but interior has quite a bit of residue in solid form on the walls and bottom; some is flaking.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments," CENCO, Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p. 55 (similar to item #10310)
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