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Douglas' Infant Tablets

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
996001064 a-c
Description
Small wooden bottle/vial holding tablets; paper wrapper around exterior of vial; box has red labelling on exterior; page of instructions has black lettering and is rolled up inside box.
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Accession Number
996001064 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- in infancy and childhood -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Small wooden bottle/vial holding tablets; paper wrapper around exterior of vial; box has red labelling on exterior; page of instructions has black lettering and is rolled up inside box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
Size: Length 6.1 cm. x Width 2.7 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Feb. 1994 in Toronto.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
wood: brown
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
Douglas // Infant Tablets // for babies and young Children // Northrop & Lyman Co. Ltd. Toronto, Canada // No. 4333 the Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act
Permanent Location
(a,b) Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row B
(c) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
Flaps of box at one end are very unstable and have been reattached using some kind of archivist tape; slight wear and discolouration of paper generally
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
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