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vegetable laxative

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
997037090
Description
Rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; bottle has straight, squared sides that taper sharply to a short neck with a rounded lip in the middle and moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening.
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Accession Number
997037090
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; bottle has straight, squared sides that taper sharply to a short neck with a rounded lip in the middle and moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Charles H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
The Stevens Companies
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
glass: brown
paper: orange; green; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front reads, "500 // PH. 907 // S.C.T. VEGETABLE // LAXATIVE // Ext. Colocynth Co. 1 gr. // Jalap 1/2 // Hyoscyamus 1/4 // Dandelion 1/2 // Podophyllin 1/4 // Leptandrin 1/2 // Oil Peppermint Q.S. // Dose: One Tablet // Control 57300 // Prepared in the Laboratories of // THE STEVENS COMPANIES // TORONTO WINNIPEG CALGARY // EDMONTON VANCOUVER // LONDON ENG."; embossed on bottom: "5 4099 D" (Note: the " marks within the Marks text are ditto marks indicating "Ext." preceding the substance and "gr." after the substance name)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle has some accumulation on interior as well as fading and staining on label
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail