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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996020009
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
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Accession Number
996020009
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Optometry -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Pat Blair, previously owned by her father.
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "G"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.1 cm. x Width: 3.8 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Copy Type
Original
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glycerin suppositories

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Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001160 a-b
Description
Cylindrical wide-mouth brown glass bottle (a) with metal screw-top cap (b); paper label around entire circumference; bottle contains approximately 2 ml. of liquid
Accession Number
000001160 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Suppositories
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical wide-mouth brown glass bottle (a) with metal screw-top cap (b); paper label around entire circumference; bottle contains approximately 2 ml. of liquid
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
metal: black
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "12 // GLYCERINE // SUPPOSITORIES // INFANT SIZE // (LONG) // These suppositories represent // our original formula and con- // tain a higher percentage of // Glycerin than is required by // the U.S.P. // L [encircled] F 347 J [stamped] // Stock 21-51-12 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // Insert one suppository well up // in the rectum and allow to re- // main for 15 to 20 minutes. // It is not necessary for the en- // tire suppository to melt to obtain satisfactory results. // [directions repeated in French]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row E
Length
a - 8.3 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
a - 3.4 cm b - 3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label yellowed; dark stain down right side; some corrosion around cap edge.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Glycerin Suppositories for Infants and Children

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Dates
1973
circa 1973
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001163 a-c
Description
Cardboard box (a) containing two foil "bubble packs" with 6 bubbles each; none have been opened.
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Accession Number
000001163 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Suppositories
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Cardboard box (a) containing two foil "bubble packs" with 6 bubbles each; none have been opened.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.9 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - foil bubble pack - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
c - foil bubble pack - Size: Length 10.9 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1973
circa 1973
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
cardboard: cream; red; blue
foil: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "12 // GLYCERINE // SUPPOSITORIES // PARKE-DAVID Std. // FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN // These suppositories are made to our own formula and represent approximately // 96% w/w Glycerin U.S.P., equivalent to 1.63 Gm. per suppository. // Glycerin Suppositories afford a quick method of emptying the lower bowel. // Directions ā€“ Remove suppository from foil, insert into the rectum and allow to remain for about 15 minutes. It is not necessary for the suppository to melt to // be effective. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. Brockville, Ontario // 1973 [handwritten] // Lot [printed] DJ110 [stamped] // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 21-51-12"; front: "GLYCERIN SUPPOSITORIES // FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN // Individually sealed in foil"; right side: "GLYCERIN SUPPOSITORIES // FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN // Stock 21-51-12"; left side: right side translated into French; back: "65 [handwritten] // [front translated into French]"; bottom: top translated into French.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row A
Condition Remarks
Cardboard is slightly yellowed; box dented slightly on bottom; ink smeared on left side; no apparent problems with foil bubble-packs
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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infant feeding bottle

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996020005
Description
Ttriangluar shaped moulded glass nursing bottle with flat bottom and tooled lip; narrow circular opening at the top for cork closure, missing cork; sides slope downwards and outwards, giving the bottle a bulging triangular shape; faint purplish tinge to glass; mould lines along sides visible; one sā€¦
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Accession Number
996020005
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Feeding Methods
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
Description
Ttriangluar shaped moulded glass nursing bottle with flat bottom and tooled lip; narrow circular opening at the top for cork closure, missing cork; sides slope downwards and outwards, giving the bottle a bulging triangular shape; faint purplish tinge to glass; mould lines along sides visible; one side of the bottle has an embossed graduated scale with a vertical line and 16 horizontal lines; the numbers 8 (at the top) down to one at the base are spaced out between the horizontal lines, and the word "OUNCES" beneath the opening; embossed on back enclosed within a circle and the name "THE STERLING".
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Pat Blair and obtained from father.
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on top: "THE STERLING // OUNCES"; embossed on bottom: "557"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
13.7 cm
Width
9.1 cm
Depth
5.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Jan. 27, 2004: glass cloudy, occluded in places; some nicks; 1996: no chips, cracks or wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Pat Blair; Sears & Roebuck Co. Catalogue 1897
Research Facts
Sears & Roebuck Co. 1897 Catalogue
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Paediatric case at Museum; Nov. 21 1997
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Pardec drops box

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Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001217 a-c
Description
(a) Cardboard box that contains (b) a cylindrical glass bottle with a paper label and a threaded metal cap sealed to the bottle with plastic shrink wrap, and (c) a plastic dropper, the tube of which is graduated, sealed in a plastic wrapper; there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on box back.
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Accession Number
000001217 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Cardboard box that contains (b) a cylindrical glass bottle with a paper label and a threaded metal cap sealed to the bottle with plastic shrink wrap, and (c) a plastic dropper, the tube of which is graduated, sealed in a plastic wrapper; there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on box back.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - dropper
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; white; orange
metal: red
cardboard: white; red
plastic: clear; translucent white; black; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) "30 ML. // PARDEC ® // DROPS // AQUEOUS VITAMIN SOLUTION // A non-alcoholic solution of vitamins, // useful for the prevention and treatment // of vitamin deficiencies, particularly // in children. // EACH 0.6 ML. REPRESENTS: // Vitamin A 5000 I.U. // Vitamin D 400 I.U. // Vitamin C 50 mg. // Vitamin B6 1 mg. // DIN 156248 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 22-243-87"; right side: "EACH ML. REPRESENTS: // Vitamin A 8333 I.U. Vitamin C 83 mg. // Vitamin D 666 I.U. Vitamin B6 1.7 mg. // Dose ā€“ The average daily dose is 0.6 ml. as delivered by accom- // panying graduated dropper. May be dropped on the tongue or // mixed with milk, fruit juices or other foods as preferred.// REFRIGERATION NOT REQUIRED"; back: "XAR 200 // [front translated into French]"; left side: "Expiry Date: Oct. 1977 (L) FJ 191 // Dose ā€“ La dose quotidienne moyenne est de 0.6 ml // Un compte - gouttes gradué est livré avec le flacon. // Les gouttes peuvent être déposées sur la langue, ou encore, // données avec du lait, jus de fruits ou tout autre aliment // au choix. // INUTILE DE REFRIGÉRER"; top: "30 ML. // PARDEC ® // DROPS // Stock 22-243-87 // REFRIGERATION // NOT REQUIRED"; (b) label contains same information as front and left side of box; bottom: "2 74 // 4"; (c) "0.6 // CC // 0.3 // CC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row A
Length
a - 9.5 cm b - 7.6 cm
Width
a - 5.8 cm
Depth
a - 3.1 cm c - 9.5 cm
Diameter
b - 3.0 cm c - 2.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cardboard box yellowed, somewhat dirty; no apparent problems with bottle or dropper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
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