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Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
000006024
Description
Glass graduate, a hollow column tapered downward and closed at the bottom with a stand; the stand is a disc that is convex; the graduate has one pouring spout on the top rim, and graduated in fluid ounces, pints and quarts on the body on both sides to the spout; it can contain up to 1 quart; there …
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Accession Number
000006024
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- graduate
Description
Glass graduate, a hollow column tapered downward and closed at the bottom with a stand; the stand is a disc that is convex; the graduate has one pouring spout on the top rim, and graduated in fluid ounces, pints and quarts on the body on both sides to the spout; it can contain up to 1 quart; there is a vertical mould seam on the exterior, starting from the spout and running down the side of the body, ending at the edge of the stand; and a similar seam on the opposite side of the spout; there is a circular mould seam along the edge of the stand; there is a circular tool line on the interior, near the bottom; an oval paper sticker is adhered to the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson.
Maker
Eastman Kodak
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: pale blue
glass: clear; greyish-green
Inscriptions
Graduations on the body are in white and are divided into halves by a vertical line for each graduation; for both graduations, "OZ" is printed on the upper right to the highest scale line, and "QT" at the upper left; numbers are aligned on the left with the corresponding scale lines, and read downwards: "QT // 1 // PT // 1 // ½"; another set of numbers are aligned to the right of the lines and read, "OZ // 32 // 28 // 24 // 20 // 16 // 12 // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2"; bottom reads, "GRADUATED // FOR // PHOTOGRAPHIC USE ONLY"; letters arranged to form a circle read, "EASTMANKODAK // ROCHESTERNY"; inside the circle are the letters "EKC"; printed on the sticker are the words, "SOLE IMPORTED INTO CANADA // CANADIAN // KODAK CO., LIMITED // TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 27.3 cm x Width 14.8 cm x Depth 15.6 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a white solid on the interior bottom; there are brown stains on the bottom of the stand and on the sticker; the paper sticker seems to have silver coating on a pale blue substrate, but its original colour cannot be determined; the interior bottom has many scratches
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments JC-141," Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p. 281 (item 16175)
Research Facts
This item was made "for photographic use only"; this means its scaling is not accurate enough for scientific analysis, nor has it been approved by authority for accurate measurement.
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Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000006016
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
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Accession Number
000006016
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
S.B. Penick & Co. Crude Drugs
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: white; black; blue; pale blue
Inscriptions
Front: a pencil mark in the white rectangle on the border reads, "46"; another pencil mark on the back reads, "1.71"; printed matter reads, "Initial Line // LOOSE PRESSED // HOREHOUND HERB // (Marrubium Vulgare) // NET WEIGHT ONE OUNCE // S.B. PENICK & CO. // INCORPORATED // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK,N.Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE,N.C. WEEHAWKEN, N.J. // "The Initial Source of Supply"'; top: "ACTION AND USES // Aromatic, diaphoretic, and diuretic // used frequently as infusion. Dose: // wineglassful of the infusion. (Oz. to // pt.)"; bottom: "SYNONYM—Marrubium; Ger. // Andornkraut // PART USED—Herb // FAMILY—Labiatae // HABITAT —U.S. and Europe"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is discoloured; the company's initials on the box's left and right sides have abrasion marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Merck Index of Chemicals and Drugs," 7th ed., Merck & Co., 1960, p. 638; "Gould's Pocket Pronouncing Medical Dictionary," by George M. Gould, 1924, 1928; CD #7.
Research Facts
See accession sheet.
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mullein leaves box

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Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000006015
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
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Accession Number
000006015
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
S.B. Penick & Co. Crude Drugs
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: white; black; blue; pale blue
Inscriptions
Right side: pencil mark reads, "ER / 512 / 15"; stamp reads, "4920"; front: "Initial Line // LOOSE PRESSED // MULLEIN LEAVES // VERBASCUM THAPSUS // ONE OZ. NET WHEN PACKED // S. B. PENICK & CO. // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE,N.C. CHICAGO,ILL. // JERSEY CITY, N. J. // "The Initial Source of Supply""; top: "SYNONYM–fLANNEL fLOWER // part used — Leaves // FAMILY — Scrophulariaceae // HABITAT — North Carolina";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 5.9 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is discoloured, yellowed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Merck Index of Chemicals and Drugs," 7th ed., Merck & Co., Inc., 1960, p. 1092; "Gould's Pocket Pronouncing Medical Handbook," by George M. Gould, 1924, 1928; "Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica, and Therapeutics," 3rd ed., by William Whitla, 1885, pp. 566-567; CD #7
Research Facts
See accession sheet
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red clover tops box

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Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000006013
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; white paper sticker is adhered to the left side in the upper left corner; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
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Accession Number
000006013
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Lymphadenitis -- drug therapy
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; white paper sticker is adhered to the left side in the upper left corner; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
S.B. Penick & Co. Crude Drugs
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: white; black; blue; pale blue
Inscriptions
Top: "WAB - 899 [stamped]"; front: ""SPB Co." // INITIAL LINE // Initial Line® // LOOSE PRESSED // CLOVER TOPS RED // TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE // ONE OUNCE // S.B. PENICK & CO. // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE, N.C. CHICAGO, ILL // JERSEY CITY, N.J. // "The Initial Source of Supply""; top: "SYNONYM — Clover // PART USED — Flower Heads // FAMILY — Leguminosae // HABITAT — United States."; sticker reads: "K3 CM [stamped] CURRY Drugs // Brockville [printed] .50 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.7 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 4.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is discoloured, especially on the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
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red clover tops box

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Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000006014
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; white paper sticker is adhered to the left side in the upper left corner; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
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Accession Number
000006014
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Lymphadenitis -- drug therapy
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; white paper sticker is adhered to the left side in the upper left corner; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
S.B. Penick & Co. Crude Drugs
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: white; blue
Inscriptions
Top: "WAB - 899 [stamped]"; front: "SPB Co. // INITIAL LINE // Initial Line® // LOOSE PRESSED // CLOVER TOPS RED // TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE // ONE OUNCE // S.B. PENICK & CO. // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE, N.C. CHICAGO, ILL // JERSEY CITY, N.J. // "The Initial Source of Supply""; top: "SYNONYM — Clover // PART USED — Flower Heads // FAMILY — Leguminosae // HABITAT — United States."; sticker reads: "K3 CM [stamped] CURRY Drugs // Brockville [printed] .50 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.7 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 4.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is discoloured, especially on the back; there is a rupture (0.1 cm in diameter) on the right front edge.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 000.006.013; CD #7
Research Facts
Items 000.006.013-.016 employ the same format for the box assembly and for the printing, except for the information and the typography on their top surfaces.
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