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advertising postcard

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Dates
1876
circa 1876
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001470
Description
Cardboard postcard of Oxford University compliments of the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.; front: chromolithograph of High Street, Oxford, England during the 1800's; writing in both French and English; back: left side has postage-size picture of Lydia Pinkham with description of what she sells (Fren…
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Accession Number
996001470
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Universities -- pictorial works
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Cardboard postcard of Oxford University compliments of the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.; front: chromolithograph of High Street, Oxford, England during the 1800's; writing in both French and English; back: left side has postage-size picture of Lydia Pinkham with description of what she sells (French and English), a space for a stamp, correspondence and address; card is unused.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Lynn
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Date Remarks
Probably after her death in 1883 (the name of the co. differs)
Material
paper: red; blue; green; brown; black
Inscriptions
Front reads: "HIGH STREET, OXFORD UNIVERSITY, OXFORD, ENG. // COMPLIMENTS OF THE LYDIA E. PINKHAM MEDICINE CO., LYNN, MASS., U.S.A. // AVEC LES COMPLIMENTS DE LA LYDIA E. PINKHAM MEDICINE COMPANY, LYNN, ETATS-UNIS."; back: "Post Card // CARTE POSTALE // Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound is in three forms // liquid, lozenges, pills. Blood Purifier, Liver Pills, Sanative Wash, // For All Female Complaints"; same in French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.1 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front: left top corner severe bend (cardboard broken at the back); right top corner, larger, but less severe bend; light ink spots and dirt and age discolouration; back: dirty and agediscoloured; "Ada" written in pencil and assorted light marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"American Health QUackery" by James Harvey Young, pp. 10-12, 59-63, 74, 93, 134; "The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 5, 6, 8, 28, 32, 49, 50, 55-58,, 95, 115, 117, 123, 132, 148, inserts # 15, 16; "Magic, Medicine and Quackery" by Eric Maple, pp. 159-160; "The Great American Fraud" by Samuel Hopkins Adams, pp. 13, 17, 21, 59; "Remedies and Rackets" by James Cook, pp. 19, 86-90; "The Natural History of Quackery" by Eric Jameson, pp. 172-180; "The Medical Messiahs" by James Harvey Young, pp. 22, 135, 177-178, 349; "The Toadstool Millionaires" by James Harvey Young; "The Golden Age of Quackery" by Stewart H. Holbrook, chapt. 3; "Nostrums and Quackery", 1921, pp. 160-163; "Step Right Up" by Brooks McNamara, pp. 13, 59, insert #10; "The Great American Medicine Show" by Armstrong & Armstrong, pp. 163-165
Research Facts
Pinkham Co. consigned its records to accessible archives, unlike other such companies (after its demise); trademark face and "Yours for Health" Archives given to Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, at Radcliffe College; vegetable compound first marketed in 1875, challenging "heroic" medicine (bleeding, etc.) with botanical blends; contained true and false unicorn root, pleurisy root, life-root, black cohosh, fenugreek seed and 19% alcohol; probably came from one of the major botanical therapy digests ("American Dispensatory" by John King).
The Panic of 1873 ruined her husband, who had never been secure, so at age 56 she went into business; appealed a great deal to women, and they used this (she and her sons); Lydia was born in 1819 and died in 1883, but for 20 years after, women were still receiving answers to their letters, signed by Lydia (uncovered by a photographer who showed her tombstone in "Ladies' Home Journal" in 1904; song ("American Health Quackery", p. 62); she was a folk heroine; advertising power of children so great, Lydia's granddaughters began appearing.
Over the years, every ingredient changed ... except the alcohol; after many public attacks on the alcohol content they changed the composition and never regained its popularity (in 1904 had 20.6% alcohol); sold because of boldly feminist approach; claims varied - increased fertility ("A baby in every bottle") - relief from cramps and PMS - ; all sorts of "family" advice given; "Write to Mrs. Pinkham" - actually the widow of Lydia Pinkham's son (not quite false, just misleading); still around in 1957; mid-1920's, 15% alcohol; 1938 contained gentian, black cohosh, true and false unicorn, life-root, pleurisy root, dendelion, chamomile, a little vitamin B1, and 15% alcohol; in 1957, also contained licorice, Jamaica Dogwood and only 13.5% alcohol (pills had Jamaica Dogwood, pleurisy rot, licorice and iron); had 3 sons, named Dan, Will and Charles,and a daughter named Aroline, who married William H. Gove.
Husband Isaac died in 1889; by 1881 grossing $30,000 /
month; Pinkham's "Guide for Women" a great success; initially four pages, by 1901 ran to 62 pages in five languages; compound sold in many foreign countries by the 1900's; "There was a bad moment in China when it was discovered that only married women were buying the compound. Investigation showed that the trouble lay in the Chinese name for Vegetable Compound which had been most ineptly translated as 'Smooth Sea's Pregnancy Womb Birth - Giving Magical 100 Per Cent Effective Water'." (Holbrook).
Family-run until 1968 when sold to a pharmaceutical firm; 1972 operations moved to Puerto Rico; 1980's still being made; Lydia was very independent woman who definitely supported the women's liberation movement, although it was not labeled as such back then; often printers only had Lydia Pinkham's likeness, and so when Queen Victoria died, it was actually Lydia's picture they used, as they did when several famous women died.
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commercial postcard

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Dates
1907
1925
circa 1907-1925
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001462
Description
Cardboard postcard of the Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, Ont., Canada; shows a hand-tinted photograph of a limestone building from an angle, framed by trees, etc.; back: has space for a postage stamp, address and message; two globes show the world for the publishing company; card is unused.
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Accession Number
996001462
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Hospitals -- pictorial works
Description
Cardboard postcard of the Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, Ont., Canada; shows a hand-tinted photograph of a limestone building from an angle, framed by trees, etc.; back: has space for a postage stamp, address and message; two globes show the world for the publishing company; card is unused.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
The Valentine & Sons United Publishing Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Winnipeg; Toronto
Site Made (State)
Manitoba; Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1907
1925
circa 1907-1925
Date Remarks
Photo on postcard taken before the 1925 construction of the Richardson Laboratories west of the Nickle Building.
Material
paper: blue; pink; white; green; grey
Inscriptions
"General Hospital, Kingston, Ont., Canada"; back: "FAMOUS // V. & SONS // POST CARD // THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. // Address Only // Correspondence"; name and place of publishing company
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Edges a little soft, some staining and the back is dirty, but not darkly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"Kingston General Hospital: A Social and Institutional History" by Margaret Angus; "The Kingston General Hospital: A Summary of Its Growth, 1835-1954" by C. H. Kennedy
Research Facts
The Main Building was completed in June 1835, to which the Watkins Wing was added in 1862, and the Nickle Wing in 1891, and these "sections" are what are seen in this postcard; for full details, refer to the book cited below.
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The Doctor's House, Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg, Ontario [commercial postcard]

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Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001478
Description
Cardboard postcard, unused, of the Upper Canada Village, Crysler Farm Battlefield Park, and a brick house moved from the now submerged village of Aultsville and restored to 1845; colour photograph showing old houses (from several periods), a field, a church, old-style fences, and tourists everywher…
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Accession Number
996001478
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Housing -- pictorial works
Description
Cardboard postcard, unused, of the Upper Canada Village, Crysler Farm Battlefield Park, and a brick house moved from the now submerged village of Aultsville and restored to 1845; colour photograph showing old houses (from several periods), a field, a church, old-style fences, and tourists everywhere taking pictures; back: describes photo, distributor and publisher; photo is glossy.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Plastichrome (R), Colourpicture Publishers Inc.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Decent colour photograph mostly available by 1961
Material
paper: red; brown; blue; green; white
Inscriptions
"THE DOCTOR'S HOUSE // Upper Canada Village, Crysler Farm Battlefield // Park, near Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. // A brick house moved intact from the submerged // village of Aultsville, restored to 1845. // Maison en brique venant du village maintenant // submerge, d'Aultsville, Ontario, a ete restauree // en 1845."; publishing & distributing information
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.9 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
No marks or stains
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
"Upper Canada Village" by John de Visser
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The Doctor's Office in the Doctor's Home, Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg, Ontario [commercial postcard]

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Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001477
Description
Cardboard postcard, unused; front: picture of the Doctor's Office in the Doctor's Home in Upper Canada Village; colour photograph showing an old crutch, medical case, etc.; back: tells what and where it is plus distribution and picture credits; glossy photo.
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Accession Number
996001477
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians' Offices -- pictorial works
Description
Cardboard postcard, unused; front: picture of the Doctor's Office in the Doctor's Home in Upper Canada Village; colour photograph showing an old crutch, medical case, etc.; back: tells what and where it is plus distribution and picture credits; glossy photo.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Plastichrome (R), Colourpicture Publishers Inc.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Decent colour photograph mostly available by 1961
Material
paper: red; brown; grey; green; yellow
Inscriptions
Back: "THE DOCTOR'S OFFICE // IN THE DOCTOR'S HOME // Upper Canada Village, near Cornwall, Ontario // Canada // P47936 // Plastichrome ® by COLOURPICTURE PUBLISHERS, INC., Boston 30, Mass., U.S.A. // Distributed by Cornwall News Distributors Ltd., Cornwall, Ontario // PUT // STAMP // HERE // POST CARD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.9 cm. x Width: 8.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
No marks or stains
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Upper Canada Village" by John de Visser
Research Facts
See also 996.001.478; Upper Canada Village is near Morrisburg, Ont.; began because a huge hydro dam at Cornwall created a deep reservoir (Lake St. Lawrence), a 35-mile stretch of the river providing access to the Great Lakes; but 7 villages and 1/3 of Morrisburg had to be inundated, and 6,500 people and 500 houses had to be relocated; contained Crysler's farm (Nov. 11, 1813, War of 1812); between 1955-1958 collected houses and smaller artifacts; actual work began in 1956, and mostly completed in 1961; period before 1867 displayed
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General Hospital, Kingston, Ont. [postcard]

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001463
Description
Cardboard postcard of the Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, Ont., Canada; done in colour, but is a sketch or chromolithograph of the main building; Watkins and Nickle Wings and Richardson Labs, with leafless trees in front, with paved sidewalk and street (?) and two parked cars; card is unused.
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Accession Number
996001463
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Hospitals -- pictorial works
Description
Cardboard postcard of the Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, Ont., Canada; done in colour, but is a sketch or chromolithograph of the main building; Watkins and Nickle Wings and Richardson Labs, with leafless trees in front, with paved sidewalk and street (?) and two parked cars; card is unused.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
International Fine Art Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
After the Richardson Labs were built; probably c. 1925 because of thestyle of automobiles
Material
paper: blue; brown; yellow; green; red-brown
Inscriptions
Front: "General Hospital, Kingston, Ont., Canada"; back: "POST CARD // CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS // PRINTED IN SAXONY [?] // Published by International Fine Art Co. Ltd., Montreal"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.2 cm. x Width: 8.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front: left corner bottom has a deep bend in it, which has cracked the paper in the back; edges are a little soft with some staining and discolouration; back: some staining and discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"Kingston General Hospital: A Social and Institutional History" by Margaret Angus; "The Kingston General Hospital: A Summary of Its Growth, 1835-1954" by C.H. Kennedy; see also 996.001.462, .464, .465 for other KGH postcards
Research Facts
The first Parliament of United Canada met in the KGH on June 14, 1841; the Watkins Wing had a severe fire in 1897 (Dec. 24) and was rebuilt with an elevator in 1901
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Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario [commercial postcard]

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001466
Description
Colourized postcard of medium-weight card of Hotel Dieu Hospital with spires of St. Mary's Roman Catholic church in background; shows the bask view of the "operating room", Sydenham Wing, the Brock Wing, the St. Joseph Wing and the Chapel; and another building later torn down for the Centenary Wing…
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Accession Number
996001466
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Hospitals -- pictorial works
Description
Colourized postcard of medium-weight card of Hotel Dieu Hospital with spires of St. Mary's Roman Catholic church in background; shows the bask view of the "operating room", Sydenham Wing, the Brock Wing, the St. Joseph Wing and the Chapel; and another building later torn down for the Centenary Wing; card is unused.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
PhotoGelatine Engraving Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
St. Joseph Wing present, but Centenary is not
Material
paper: red; green; buff; blue; black
Inscriptions
Front reads: "Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario. - 40"; back reads: "Post card // Photogelatine Engraving Co. Ltd. Ottawa // PECo. Ottawa // Made in Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.8 cm. x Width: 13.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Small bend, upper left corner; bend marks middle of right side; bend mark lower left quadrant
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Building plan of Hotel Dieu (1996) and a plaque erected in front of the old main entrance; "The Way We Care", Dept. of Public Relations, Hotel Dieu Hospital; "From Words to loving action ..." by Sister Loretta Gaffney, p. 26
Research Facts
Located at 166 Brock St., Hotel Dieu Hospital now takes up an entire block framed by Johnson, Bagot, Brock, and Sydenham Streets; initially was the Regiopolis College, incorporated March 4, 1837; cornerstone of the central portion of the building was laid by school's founder, Bishop Alexander Macdonell, June 11, 1839 (what is now Sydenham Wing); 1866 College given full degree-granting powers (rarely used) and closed in 1869 because of money problems; in 1892 it was acquired by the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph and they opened Hotel Dieu Hospital; the college reopened and continued elsewhere; the first Hotel Dieu Hospital set up by Amable Bournonniere in 1845 where the Sydenham and Brock Street Apartments were; 1899 - modern operating room built on the corner of Johnson and Sydenham; 1909 - Brock Wing added; 1930 - St. Joseph's Wong; 1947 - New Jeanne Mance Residence; 1950 - Centenary Wing opened (has a rounded end)
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001867
Description
A photograph of Dr. G. Bell's office in Erie, Pennsylvania, on a backing with a ribbon attached so it can be hung; shows three men and a horse standing in front of the building.
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Accession Number
996001867
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians' Offices -- portraits
Description
A photograph of Dr. G. Bell's office in Erie, Pennsylvania, on a backing with a ribbon attached so it can be hung; shows three men and a horse standing in front of the building.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (City)
Erie
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
paper: black; white; blue; green; yellow
Inscriptions
"DR. GEO. W. BELL // VETERINARY // SURGEON // OFFICE // OF THE // HUMANE // SOCIETY // DR. GEORGE BELL'S // OFFICE // ERIE - PENN. // 23 & 25, 12th - Street"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.3 cm. x Width: 10.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; backing is quite marked up and right bottom corner is creased, but photo is still very good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
George Wesley Bell was born in 1858 in Westbrook, Ont., died 1927; sold many other products; company continued in the family.
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Dates
Nov. 3 1956
circa Nov. 3 1956
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001868
Description
A photograph of Clarence St., where Dr. Bell's Medicine Co. was located in Kingston, Ontario.
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Accession Number
996001868
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Commerce
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A photograph of Clarence St., where Dr. Bell's Medicine Co. was located in Kingston, Ontario.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Eastman Kodak Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
Nov. 3 1956
circa Nov. 3 1956
Date Remarks
Week ending date on back of photo
Material
paper: purple; white
Inscriptions
"THIS IS A // KODACOLOR PRINT // MADE BY // EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY // T.M. REGIS. U.S. PAT. OFF. // Week Ending Nov. 3, 1956 // Ro 2 // Clarence Street // #110, 112 & 114 // at the Corner of // Wellington
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 8.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
George Wesley Bell was born in 1858 in Westbrook, Ont., died 1927; sold many other products; company continued in the family; for more detailed notes, see papers in the back of the binders
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Dates
1956
circa 1956
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001869
Description
A photograph of several buildings, including a partial view of Dr. Bell's in Kingston, Ontario; edges are scalloped and it has a glossy finish.
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Accession Number
996001869
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Commerce
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A photograph of several buildings, including a partial view of Dr. Bell's in Kingston, Ontario; edges are scalloped and it has a glossy finish.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Date Remarks
Same buildings as seen in 996.001.868
Material
paper: black; white
Inscriptions
"MORRIS COAL // PAPER - 110, 112 & 114 Clarence // The flaut [?] is seen on the // left (white building)"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; left bottom corner is missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
George Wesley Bell was born in 1858 in Westbrook, Ont., died 1927; sold many other products; company continued in the family; for more detailed notes, see papers in the back of the binders
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Dates
Nov. 3 1956
circa Nov. 3 1956
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996001870
Description
A picture of Dr. Bell's Manufacturing Plant at the back of 110 Clarence St.; back: stamp of the photographers.
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Accession Number
996001870
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Commerce
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A picture of Dr. Bell's Manufacturing Plant at the back of 110 Clarence St.; back: stamp of the photographers.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Eastman Kodak Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
Nov. 3 1956
circa Nov. 3 1956
Date Remarks
Week ending date on back
Material
paper: black; white; purple
Inscriptions
"DR. BELL // WONDER MEDICINE"; back: "THIS IS A KODACOLOR PRINT // MADE BY // EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY // T.M. REGIS. U.S. PAT. OFF. // Week ending Nov. 3, 1956 // Ro 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
George Wesley Bell was born in 1858 in Westbrook, Ont., died 1927; sold many other products; company continued in the family.
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