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adhesive tape roll

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Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
014002199 a-b
Description
Cylindrical white painted metallic container for full roll of 3” wide white adhesive tape with white exterior and red and green text in English and French (a); painted red shield with white cross and the company's logo half its length; with roll of adhesive tape wedged within its hollow center (b);…
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Accession Number
014002199 a-b
Author
Provided by donor
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Surgical tape
Description
Cylindrical white painted metallic container for full roll of 3” wide white adhesive tape with white exterior and red and green text in English and French (a); painted red shield with white cross and the company's logo half its length; with roll of adhesive tape wedged within its hollow center (b); roll's interior is reflective silver metallic material; rectangular white paper sticker with lot number.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - inside roll - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Shield Products
Site Made (City)
Downsview
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Date Remarks
1990-2000
Material
metal: white, silver
ink: white, green, red
fabric: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
Printed on roll: " SHIELD PRODUCTS, DOWNSVIEW, ONTARIO //
ADHESIVE TAPE // 3" X 180" (5 yds) 7.62 cm x 4.57 cm // CONTAINER MADE IN U. S. A.”; printed on sticker: "LOT NO. D 353 - L"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Images
Less detail
Dates
1894
1911
circa 1894-1911
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
014002022 a-d
Description
Transparent narrow cylindrical glass bottle (a) tapered at neck with cork closure stuck in neck with small amount of solid brown residue inside; cream paper label wraps completely around bottle and provides directions for use, warning of the product's potential harm, manufacturer's name, proprietar…
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Accession Number
014002022 a-d
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
First Aid
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Burns -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent narrow cylindrical glass bottle (a) tapered at neck with cork closure stuck in neck with small amount of solid brown residue inside; cream paper label wraps completely around bottle and provides directions for use, warning of the product's potential harm, manufacturer's name, proprietary legal information; rectangular one piece yellow cardboard box (b) printed with the company's logo, directions for the product's use, and proprietary legal information; cream paper instructional leaflet (c) describes the product's benefits and recommendations from customers dating from 1894 to 1911; smaller leaflet written in French (d) for product information on Balsam of Myrrh.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 11.8 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
b - box - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
c - leaflet - Size: Length 40.5 cm x Width 23.0 cm
d - leaflet - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 20.0 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
G. C. Hanford Manufacturing Company, Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1894
1911
circa 1894-1911
Date Remarks
Printed on leaflet
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream, yellow
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "HANFORD’S // BALSAM // OF // MYRRH // FOR // CUTS // BURNS // BRUISES // SORES // G. C. Hanford Mfg. Co. // LIMITED // SOLE PROPRIETORS // MONTREAL, QUE. // MADE SINCE 1846 // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. // The small amount // required and effect // produced render this // a cheap and desirable // household remedy // Anitseptic // Cleansing // And Healing // Use It For The // Hard Cases // Trial Size, Price 35 CTS // Price 35 c., 65 c and $ 1.25 // Large size most economical"; printed on bottle's label: "HANFORD’S // BALSAM // OF // MYRRH // Trade Mark Registered // Dept. of Agriculture, Ottawa, Canada // No. 6417, The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // METHYL HYDRATE - POISON // For External Use Only // FOR PEOPLE. For Cuts, Burns, Bruises, Sprains, // Strains, Swellings, Stiff Neck, Non-diphtheritic Sore // Throat, Any Superficial Pain or Lameness, Earache, // Muscular Soreness from Strains or Sprains, such as // Lame Back, Sprained Ankle, Muscular Rheumatism, // Also for Piles, Corns, Bunions, Chilblains, Stings of Bees // and Venomous Insects. Rusty Nail Wounds, etc., Old // Sores, Indolent Ulcers. // For Animals. A valuable remedy for Flesh Wounds, // Cuts, Kicks, Punctured Wounds, Calked Hoofs, Saddle, // Harness and Collar Galls, Bruises, Sore Breasts, Sprains, // Shoulder Strains, Pipe Sores, Fistula, Mud // Fever, Scratches, Thrush and Old Sores, Spavin and Ringbone (in // early stages), Screw Worm, Caked Udder, and Spider // in Teat."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 2
Condition Remarks
Missing half of cork; paper is brittle, yellowed and frayed along edges; box shows minor wear around edges, box's top is missing a small chunk from its lower left corner and the left side of the lid is covered in a light brown stain
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1885
1911
circa 1885-1911
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
014002038 a-b
Description
Transparent narrow cylindrical glass bottle (a) tapered at neck with cork closure stuck in neck with small amount of solid brown residue inside; cream paper label wraps completely around bottle and provides directions for use, warning of the product's potential harm, manufacturer's name, proprietar…
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Accession Number
014002038 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
First Aid
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Burns -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent narrow cylindrical glass bottle (a) tapered at neck with cork closure stuck in neck with small amount of solid brown residue inside; cream paper label wraps completely around bottle and provides directions for use, warning of the product's potential harm, manufacturer's name, proprietary legal information; rectangular one piece yellow cardboard box (b) printed with the company's logo, directions for the product's use, and proprietary legal information.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 2.3
b - box - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
G. C. Hanford Manufacturing Company, Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1911
circa 1885-1911
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: blue
paper: yellow, cream
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle: "HANFORD’S // BALSAM OF MYRRH // Trade Mark Registered // Dept. of Agriculture, Ottawa, Canada // No. 6417, The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // MANUFACTURED BY // G. C. Hanford Mfg. Co., Limited // MONTREAL, QUE. // METHYL HYDRATE - POISON // For External Use Only // FOR PEOPLE. For Cuts, Burns, Bruises, Non-diphtheritic Sore Throat, Earache, // Muscular Soreness from Strains or sprains // such as Lame Back or Shoulder, Sprained // ankle or wrist, Muscular Rheumatism, //Piles, corns, Bunions, Chilblains, Frosted // Feet, bee strings, Old Sores, Swellings. FOR ANIMALS: A valuable remedy for // Flesh Wounds, Cuts, Kicks, Punctured // Wounds, Calked Hoofs, Saddle, Harness // and Collar Galls, Bruises, Sore Breasts, // Sprains, Shoulder Strains, Pipe Sores, // Fistula, Mud /Fever, Scratches, Thrush and // Old Sores”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 2
Condition Remarks
Missing half of cork; box shows minor wear around edges and faded
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
014002206
Description
Rectangular brown fabric flexible 4.0 cm x 10.0 cm band aid with reverse covered in two piece white waxy paper slightly larger than the size of band aid for easy removal and access to band aid.
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Accession Number
014002206
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages -- instrumentation
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Rectangular brown fabric flexible 4.0 cm x 10.0 cm band aid with reverse covered in two piece white waxy paper slightly larger than the size of band aid for easy removal and access to band aid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Date Remarks
Provide by donor
Material
fabric: tan, white
paper: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Dimension Notes
Length 9.9 cm x Width 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Backing on bandage has several minor slits and tears
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002051
Description
Empty transparent pressed glass cylindrical bottle with fluted sides, wide bottom and without glass stopper; Bitters hand-etched on flattened area.
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Accession Number
014002051
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- bitters -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty transparent pressed glass cylindrical bottle with fluted sides, wide bottom and without glass stopper; Bitters hand-etched on flattened area.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Etched: "Bitters"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 16. 8 cm x Diam. 7.7 cm
Condition Remarks
edges show wear, neck has several fine cracks and scratches
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Blanchard Blood and Nerve Food

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14927
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002012 a-b
Description
Tall square aqua tinted glass bottle (a) has green paper label on all sides with removable cork closure (b); cork has small amount of wax seal with directions for use; empty.
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Accession Number
014002012 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall square aqua tinted glass bottle (a) has green paper label on all sides with removable cork closure (b); cork has small amount of wax seal with directions for use; empty.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle: Length 16.2 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
b - cork: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Blanchard Food Cure Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: white
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1862 1877 // THE BLANCHARD // CONCENTRATED // BLOOD AND NERVE // FOOD // OR // TONIC EXTRACT OF WHEAT // Every quart of this pre- // parathion contains the vital // nutritive qualities contain - // ed in one bushel of wheat. // Beware of Counterfeits! // BLANCHARD // FOOD CURE COMPANY, // NEW YORK, PROPRIETORS. // V. W. BLANCHARD, M.D. // Chemist and Manufacturer. // PRICE, - // $1.00 // GENERAL DIRECTIONS FOR USE // For an adult 1-2 tea -// spoonsful AFTER each meal. // This quantity to be gradually increased in the // course of two weeks to // one - dessert-spoonful. // Its effects being those of food, // it should not be taken in a // quantity sufficient to cause a // sense of oppression in the // region of the stomach, or a // sense of fullness in the head. // to be kept well corked, and to // be shaken before it is taken."; embossed on top: "FOOD // CURE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail

Bohemian Dandruff Cure

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14926
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002009
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cork closure covered in white paper and tied with string; glass has several minor bubbles; small amount of green tinged liquid inside; white paper label on front and contains manufacturer's name, logo and address, product name and instructions for use.
Accession Number
014002009
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cork closure covered in white paper and tied with string; glass has several minor bubbles; small amount of green tinged liquid inside; white paper label on front and contains manufacturer's name, logo and address, product name and instructions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
R. D. Stiles, Pharmacist, St. Lawrence Drug Store
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: white
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BOHEMIAN // Dandruff Cure // REMOVES AND PREVENTS // DANDRUFF // DIRECTIONS - Rub well into the roots of the Hair // with a sponge or towel. Don't wash the head while // using, but keep clean by brushing and combing. // PREPARED BY // R. D. STILES. Pharmacist, // St. Lawrence Drug Store // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Copy Type
original
Less detail

Brook Airway artificial respirator

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Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
014002116 a-f
Description
Transparent plastic one piece Brook Life-Saving Airway tube (a) with mouth piece in clear plastic lidded box (b-c) includes instructions to hang box on wall (d), blue instruction sheet (e) in four languages English, French, German and Spanish and colourful product leaflet (f); rubber airway is embo…
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Accession Number
014002116 a-f
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Ventilators, Mechanical
Description
Transparent plastic one piece Brook Life-Saving Airway tube (a) with mouth piece in clear plastic lidded box (b-c) includes instructions to hang box on wall (d), blue instruction sheet (e) in four languages English, French, German and Spanish and colourful product leaflet (f); rubber airway is embossed with manufacturer's name.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a – airway - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b – box – Size: Length 21.4 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 6.2 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 21.4 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 1 cm
d – leaflet - Size: Length 20 cm x Width 6 cm
e – leaflet - Size: Length 20.2 cm x Width 11.9 cm
f – leaflet - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Width 21.6 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch. This item is from their Health & Safety Sick Room.
Maker
G. H. Wood & Company Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
plastic: clear
paper: cream
ink: blue, white, red
Inscriptions
Embossed on airway: trade mark logo; " BROOK AIRWAY // PATENTED 1959 // MADE IN CANADA // NOSE;" Printed on box: " FOR // MOUTH-TO-MOUTH // ARTIFICIAL // RESPIRATION // WITHOUT ORAL CONTACT // WITH THE // BROOK NON-RETURN VALVE // ALL PURPOSE // Model No. 400 // for general use on victims of all // ages. For infants and children // under 4 years remove mouth guard. // Distributed by // INSTRUCTIONS ENCLOSED // GHWOOD;" printed on largest leaflet: " The BROOK // Life-Saving Airway // for Hygenic Resucitation // NOTE // THE EXCLUSIVE // HYGENIC FEATURE // Victim's return breath etc., is // by-passed-cannot enter // operator's mouth // Sanitation for the Nation // Dobkin, A.B. and Israel, J.S.: Int. Anesth. Clin. 4:563, 1966 // "The Brook Airway was designed especially to fulfill // the requirements of a simple, effective, aid for acute // resuscitation. It overcomes reluctance, minimizes the // danger of contamination, facilitates provision of an // effective seal and eliminates difficulty in obtaining a // clear airway in the front of the mouth." // EXCERPTS FROM REFERENCES // Birch, C.A. Emergencies in medical practice, 8th // ed. E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburgh, 1967 // "Mouth-to mouth resuscitation if the preferred // method of artificial respiration-or even better, to // use the Brook Airway; c-160" printed on leaflet (e); WHEN VICTIM IS NOT BREATHING, // START AT ONCE! // PLACE VICITM FACE UP, QUICKLY CLEAR // MOUTH AND THROAT // INSERT AIRWAY OVER TONGUE // RAISE THE CHIN/ TILT HEAD FULLY BACK // WHILE PINCHING NOSTRILS CLOSED. // TAKE A DEEP BREATH AND BLOW. // If chest rise is not seen, look for // obstruction. BETWEEN BREATHS, // REMOVE LIPS AND RELEASE NOSTRILS. // REPEAT EVERY 4-5 SECONDS UNTIL // VICTIM BREATHES FOR HIMSELF, OR UNTIL // EXPERT HELP IS OBTAINED. // DON'T GIVE UP! // CARE OF INSTRUMENT AFTER USE: // Wash with soap and water or use // cold sterilizing solution. Do not // boil or autoclave. // 8201"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Condition Remarks
Splotches of white pain across edges of box, plastic has a sticky oily residue on surface, paper leaflet shows minor wear along folds and has an oil stain through the paper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Images
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business postcard

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14054
Dates
"December 3, 1894"
December 3, 1894
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
014002158
Description
Rectangular cream card stock pre-printed American business postcard indicating the typed addressee on one side and the message on the reverse with the sender’s information; predominantly on the front top is the American postal card information printed in sepia brown; on the front there are two hand…
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Accession Number
014002158
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Postcards
Description
Rectangular cream card stock pre-printed American business postcard indicating the typed addressee on one side and the message on the reverse with the sender’s information; predominantly on the front top is the American postal card information printed in sepia brown; on the front there are two hand cancelled stamps in black ink and a preprinted image of a man's face possibly George Washington, surrounded by a wreath; one hand cancelled stamp indicates the place of origin and date while the other has a number surrounded by a series of lines; the recipients name is typed from a manual typewriter in purple ink; the reverse indicates in typed purple ink the date printed, name and address of the sender and a message regarding a drug order; with illegible marks in pencil under the pre-printed business name.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
U.S. Post Office Department
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
"December 3, 1894"
December 3, 1894
Date Remarks
Date on postal cancellation stamp
Material
paper: cream
ink: brown; purple
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "POSTAL CARD - ONE CENT. // United States of America // THIS SIDE IS FOR THE ADDRESS ONLY" ; "NEW YORK // DEC 3 // 630 PM // 84”; "J. D. B. Fraser & Son, // Pictou, N. S."; printed on message side of postcard: "New York, 12 Mo., 3 1894 // J. D. B. Fraser & Son, // Pictou, N.S. // Respected Friends: We await your reply to our letter of the // 24th ult. regarding order for Manh. Ovals. Shall // we enter order for 4oz. size as explained? // Respectfully, // WHITALL, TATUM & CO., // P.O. Box 1866 46 & 48 Barclay Street."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 8.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper yellowed, edges show minor wear, purple ink slightly smudged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
Belongs to set of 36 postcards from 1890s addressed to J. D. B. Fraser & Son, Druggists in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Images
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business postcard

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14055
Dates
"February 21, 1894"
February 21, 1894
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
014002159
Description
Rectangular cream card stock pre-printed Canadian business postcard indicating the hand written addressee on one side and the message on the reverse with the sender’s information; predominantly on the front top is the Canadian postal card information printed in sepia brown; on the front there is a …
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Accession Number
014002159
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Postcards
Description
Rectangular cream card stock pre-printed Canadian business postcard indicating the hand written addressee on one side and the message on the reverse with the sender’s information; predominantly on the front top is the Canadian postal card information printed in sepia brown; on the front there is a hand cancelled stamp in black ink and a preprinted image of woman’s profile possibly Queen Mary; the recipients name is hand written in black ink; the reverse is pre-printed with senders information and details about the message; hand written details in black ink with a message regarding an order of garden seeds; card has been punctured with a triangular hole near right edge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Post Office Department
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
"February 21, 1894"
February 21, 1894
Date Remarks
Date noted on message
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "CANADA POST CARD // THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE // CANADA POSTAGE // ONE CENT"; handwritten on front: J. D. B. Fraser Son // Pictou // N. S."; printed on message side: " INCORPORATED 1879. // D. M. FERRY & CO., // SEEDSMEN. // Windsor, Ont., Feby 21 1894 // Dear Sir: // In compliance with your order we have this day FORWARDED // YOU, care of R. D. Stiles Pictou // 1 box of Garden Seeds, an itemized retail invoice of which you will find // on inside box cover. // If at any time you find you have not a sufficient supply, please order such // as you may need and we will forward by mail, post-paid. // If seeds do not reach you in due time please notify us, giving date of this // notice, and we will forward tracer for same. Yours respectfully, // D. M. FERRY & CO.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Width 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper yellowed, edges show minor wear, 1.0 cm diameter ink blot on face, minor stain on revese side, puncture
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
Belongs to set of 36 postcards from 1890s addressed to J. D. B. Fraser & Son, Druggists in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Images
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