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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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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
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Victorian baby bottle

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
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
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
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
Images
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