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Nason's Palatable Cod Liver Oil

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001274 a-c
Description
(a) Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw on/off metal lid; bottle has a printed paper label on its front listing product information; bottle contains cod liver oil; (b) one-piece printed cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; box lists product…
Accession Number
996001274 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Cod Liver Oil
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw on/off metal lid; bottle has a printed paper label on its front listing product information; bottle contains cod liver oil; (b) one-piece printed cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; box lists product information and was made to house (a); (c) sheet of printed paper with product information for (a).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
c - instructions
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Ottawa - given as a gift
Maker
Tailby-Nason Company
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
Box reads, "PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // NASON'S // PALATABLE // COD // LIVER // OIL // FROM THE LOFOTEN ISLANDS OF NORWAY // LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN // Easy to take // PREPARED BY // TAILBY-NASON COMPANY // KENDALI SQUARE STA., BOSTON, MASS. // NORWEGIAN WORKS // NASON & CO. a/s // SALHUS, NORWAY" (front back); "Nason's // PALATABLE // COD LIVER // OIL // ACCEPTED // AMERICAN // MEDICAL // ASSN. // Council on Pharmacy // and Chemistry // Made in Nason's own // plants in the Lofoten // Islands of Norway - // the romantic "Land of the Midnight Sun" // HIGH VITAMIN POTENCY // PLUS PALATABILITY // Vitamin Potency warrented" (sides); bottle label contains potency and dosage information
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.2 cm. x Diameter3.3 cm.
b - box - Size: Length 9.1 cm. x Width 3.8 cm. x Depth 3.8 cm.
c - instructions (unfolded) - Size: Length 25.3 cm. x Width 16.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) Bottle unused and unopened; metal lid shows no corrosion and there are no marks on the bottle itself or its paper label; (b) cardboard box shows little wear; the right side flap at the top is partially torn; back flap torn; (c) written instructions show no tears, wear or missing sections; there is onw small stain
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19
Research Facts
Used as a vitamin supplement
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Scott's Emulsion Cod Liver Oil

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001326
Description
Oval amber glass bottle with screw-cap lip; the front of the bottle is flat (rounding at the sides) and undecorated (it likely originally had a label); the back has an embossed design of a man with a cod on his back; the bottle has small amounts of cod liver oil residue.
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Accession Number
996001326
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Cod Liver Oil
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Oval amber glass bottle with screw-cap lip; the front of the bottle is flat (rounding at the sides) and undecorated (it likely originally had a label); the back has an embossed design of a man with a cod on his back; the bottle has small amounts of cod liver oil residue.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Kingston in Aug. 1993
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
Inscriptions
Bottle back has an embossed design of a man with a cod on his back; the bottom is embossed, "5 a
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.9 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 3.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips or cracks and only minor wear; residue inside bottle; no lid.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19; "Bottlers and Bottles, Canadian" by O. Urquhart, pp. 35 & 39
Research Facts
Bottle originally held cod liver oil; very likely the product is Scott's Emulsion, as the design was a trade mark
Images
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Scott's Emulsion Cod Liver Oil

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001052
Description
Rectangular blue clear glass bottle; tapered cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; back and two sides indented with embossed writing in glass; front is flat with paper label; label is pinkish-orange with black print.
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Accession Number
996001052
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Cod Liver Oil
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular blue clear glass bottle; tapered cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper; back and two sides indented with embossed writing in glass; front is flat with paper label; label is pinkish-orange with black print.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; bought in Toronto in Oct. 1993
Maker
Scott & Browne
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: transparent
paper: pink; black
Inscriptions
On label: "Scott's // Emulsion // of pure // Cod Liver Oil // with // Hypophosphites // of // Lime and soda // ... // Scott & Browne // Manufacturing Chemists // New York and Toronto // registered at Ottawa Canada, Oct. 8th // A.D. 1977 // No. 51 The Propriety or Patent // Medicine Act
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.6 cm. x Width: 6.3 cm. x Depth: 4.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some surface dirt on interior of bottle; label only in fair condition, has faded and has some small pieces missing; also some accumulation of dirt on surface of label.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Scott's Emulsion Cod Liver Oil

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001070
Description
Tall oval bottle with long thin cylindrical neck with cork stopper; embossed writing covering front of bottle; at centre of bottle there is an embossed picture of a man carrying a large fish over his shoulder.
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Accession Number
996001070
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Cod Liver Oil
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall oval bottle with long thin cylindrical neck with cork stopper; embossed writing covering front of bottle; at centre of bottle there is an embossed picture of a man carrying a large fish over his shoulder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; bought from Goodrich USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Scott
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Scott's Emulsion // Trade Mark // Cod Liver Oil // with // Lime & Soda
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.8 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm. x Depth: 5.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some residue on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Images
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W. J. Wilson Emulsion Cod Liver Oil

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Dates
1892
circa 1892
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001006
Description
Tall clear blue bottle with three recessed panels, one on front and two on either side; tapers into cylindrical neck.
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Accession Number
996001006
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Cod Liver Oil
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall clear blue bottle with three recessed panels, one on front and two on either side; tapers into cylindrical neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his collection of patent medicine bottles.
Maker
W. J. Wilson
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1892
circa 1892
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
"Emulsion // Pure Cod Liver Oil // W. J. Wilson // Kingston, Ont".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.3 cm. x Width: 6.9 cm. x Depth: 3.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Surface has many fine scratches on it; some surface dirt on both interior and exterior; 1.2 cm diameter crack on lip of bottle which may spall off.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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