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100,000,000 Guinea Pigs [reference book]

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Dates
1935
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001904
Description
Hard cover paper book with paper cover, inside tells all of the products which are dangerous and useless.
  3 images  
Accession Number
996001904
Author
Arthur Kallet and F. J. Schlink
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Traditional
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Hard cover paper book with paper cover, inside tells all of the products which are dangerous and useless.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in 1990.
Maker
The Vanguard Press (publisher); H. Wolff Estate (printer)
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
Date Remarks
Latest publishing date
Material
paper: black; yellow
Inscriptions
"100,000,000 // GUINEA // PIGS // Dangers in Everyday Foods, // Drugs, and Cosmetics // By // ARTHUR KALLET // Consumer's Research // and // F.J. SCHLINK // Consumer's Research // Co-author with ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.7 cm. x Width: 14.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration and dirt; paper cover is bent and torn, and held by piece of tape along top binding
Copy Type
Original
Images
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1922 Parke, Davis catalogue [pharmaceutical supplies catalogue]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2950
Dates
1922
1923
circa 1922-1923
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001913
Description
Paper and cloth paper (cover) catalogue from Parke, Davis and Co.; contains listings and prices for their many pharmaceutical compounds; price change "A" inside front cover.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001913
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- catalogs
Fees, Pharmaceutical -- catalogs
Description
Paper and cloth paper (cover) catalogue from Parke, Davis and Co.; contains listings and prices for their many pharmaceutical compounds; price change "A" inside front cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Oct. 1994.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1922
1923
circa 1922-1923
Date Remarks
Revised date
Material
paper: white
fabric: tan; grey
Inscriptions
"1922 // CATALOGUE // 1923 // PARKE, DAVIS // & COMPANY. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. // MONTREAL, QUE. // WINNIPEG, MAN."; inside: "1922-23 // COMPLETE CATALOGUE // OF THE PRODUCTS OF ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 22.0 cm. x Width: 15.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; some staining, creasing, and a little worn, especially the binding edges
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Abbott's Disco No. 1 Tablets [advertising postcard]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2653
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001616
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001616
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green; orange-red
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. C. E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont. // OUR PRESCRIPTION // DEPARTMENT // WISHES to announce that // they are prepared at any time // to fill your prescriptions for // ABBOT'S // DISCO NO. 1 // TABLETS // the new improved compound // for the relief of dysmenorrhea. // Each tablet contains: // Ephedrine Hydrochloride 1/8 gr. // Acetophenetidin 1 1/2 gr. // A. E. HANNA // Prescription Pharmacy // 184 Bloor St. West, // TORONTO, ONTARIO // Phone 1109"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; two small tears on front left edge top quadrant; some smudging from postmark and some staining from back (light); back: right bottom corner bent; a blue stain near the top and black stain near the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Company around from 1929
Images
Less detail
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001038
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents.
Accession Number
996001038
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Muscle Relaxation
Tinea Pedis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- podiatric remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Scott Jordan in Oct. 1993 in Ottawa.
Maker
W.F. Young Inc.
Site Made (City)
Springfield
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Absorbine Jr. // Active Ingredients: Worm- // Wood, thymol, Menthol // and Acetone blended with // essential oils and tinctures // ... // W.F. Young Inc. // Springfield, Mass., U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Diam. : 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured and slightly dog-eared
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen tablets

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001099
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red.
  3 images  
Accession Number
996001099
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine 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 headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
One dozen 5 gr. tablets To open slide [r. arrow] // Acetophen // A-seat-o-fin // for headaches, colds, Aches and pains // Charles E. Frosst & Co. Montreal Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length: 0.7 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paint worn slightly all over box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Acker's Blood Elixir

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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001324
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a lip which is tooled, flanged, with flat top and squared edges; the front panel is flat and has an attached printed paper label which lists product information and trade mark; the back and side panels are recessed and have embossed word…
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001324
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a lip which is tooled, flanged, with flat top and squared edges; the front panel is flat and has an attached printed paper label which lists product information and trade mark; the back and side panels are recessed and have embossed words on them; the bottle contains a small amount of dried medication residue and has a cork in the neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
W.H. Hooker & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Bottle likely made between 1880 and 1890
Material
glass: amber
paper: beige
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Left side panel embossed, "ACKER'S BLOOD ELIXIR"; right side panel embossed, "FOR ALL BLOOD DISEASES"; back panel embossed, "W.H. HOOKER & CO. // SOLE AGENTS // NORTH & SOUTH // AMERICA"; front label reads, "A GUARANTEED SPECIFIC // ACKER'S // BLOOD ELIXIR // THE GREATEST BLOOD PURIFIER KNOWN // Uses listed // W.H. HOOKER & CO. NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.2 cm. x Width: 7.1 cm. x Depth: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bottle has a small chip missing from the left front bottom corner; the rest of the bottle is undamaged; the label is missing small sections at the edges; most of the printing is legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
Images
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Dates
1876
circa 1876
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001255
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top.
Accession Number
996001255
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Boericke & Tafel
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Date Remarks
Date listed on label
Material
glass: amber
paper: off-white
metal: silver-grey; blue
Inscriptions
Bottle embossed with: "BOERICKE & TAFEL // NEW YORK"; label reads, "ACONITUM 3 // INDICATIONS" (listed) " // DOSE "(listed)" // BOERICKE & TAFEL // HOMOEOPATHIC PHARMACY // New York, Philadelphia & Chicago // BOERICKE & TAFEL // rec'd the only // Prize Medal // award for // Homoeo- // pathic // Medicines // in Philadel- // phia in 1876"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.4 cm. x Width: 2.1 cm. x Depth: 2.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips or scratches; label shows minor wear and staining; lead seal appears intact and bottle is full
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a blood remedy for acute colds, fever, pains
Less detail
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001806
Description
Very large advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co. and its numerous products, both sides of the page
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001806
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- homeopathic and other sectarian medicines -- advertisements
Description
Very large advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co. and its numerous products, both
sides of the page
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
"60 years", if began in 1840's then it should be sometime after 1900
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"Humphreys' Remedies; Veterinary Remedies, Witch Hazel Ointment (Comp.) // and // Marvel Witch
Hazel // DR. HUMPHREYS' REMEDIES // NO. FOR PRICE ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.8 cm. x Width: 31.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; various creases and a few stains
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.291-.295, .619-.625, .764, .791, .806; CD #3
Research Facts
See 996.001.619
Images
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advertising booklet

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Dates
1937
circa 1937
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001876
Description
A paper booklet from Dr. Bell's Wonder Medicine Co.; contains "first aid" for everything and all animals, plus many promotional testimonials; string to hang booklet up.
  3 images  
Accession Number
996001876
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Pamphlets
Veterinary Drugs -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A paper booklet from Dr. Bell's Wonder Medicine Co.; contains "first aid" for everything and all animals, plus many promotional testimonials; string to hang booklet up.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Dr. Bell Wonder Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1937
circa 1937
Date Remarks
Latest date is Nov. 28, 1936, so probably printed in 1937
Material
paper: black; red
Inscriptions
"FIRST AID for SICK ANIMALS // (WITH ILLUSTRATIONS) // SIXTH EDITION // DESCRIBING THE PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS AND // TREATMENT OF THE COMMON DISEASES // OF LIVESTOCK AND PETS. // By GEORGE W. BELL, D.V.D., V.S. // For over Forty Years one of // Canada's Leading Veterinarians. // DOSAGE - Dr. Bell's Veterinary Wonder, page 40."; back: "NIP DISEASE IN THE BUD // CHILLS // COUGHS // SCOURS ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.7 cm. x Width: 12.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age/sun discoloured; some creases, stains and tears, none of which are major -- yet
Copy Type
Original
Images
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advertising booklet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2935
Dates
1869
circa 1869
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001898
Description
Paper hardcover book put out by Barry, Du Barry & Co. for their product "Revalenta Arabica"; inside - brief product promises and many testimonials; one page missing.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001898
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Paper hardcover book put out by Barry, Du Barry & Co. for their product "Revalenta Arabica"; inside - brief product promises and many testimonials; one page missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July, 1993.
Maker
Barry, Du Barry & Co. Wertheimer, Lea & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
Great Britain
Dates
1869
circa 1869
Date Remarks
Dated
Material
paper: green; black
Inscriptions
"THE // NATURAL RESTORER // OF // PERFECT HEALTH // TO THE // MOST ENFEEBLED OR SHATTERED CONSTITUTION, // WITHOUT MEDICINE, INCONVENIENCE OR EXPENSE; // OR HOW // SPEEDILY AND RADICALLY TO REMOVE // WITHOUT MEDICINE, // DYSPEPSIA (INDIGESTION), NERVOUSNESS, CONSTIPATION, FLATU- // LENCY, PHLEGM, BILIOUSNESS, LIVER COMPLAINTS, HYSTERIA, NEURALGIA, SLEEPLESSNESS, // ACIDITY ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Length
16.6 cm.
Width
10.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age/sun discoloured and stained; cover corners are soft
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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