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acid boric compressed tablet

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.258
Description
A square glass bottle with tiny shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body, ending in a large lip and a cork; paper label; filled with white tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.258
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A square glass bottle with tiny shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body, ending in a large lip and a cork; paper label; filled with white tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Shuttleworth Chemical Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: beige; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED TABLETS // Acid Boric // Properties: Antiseptic // DOSE: [illeg.] // SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL CO. // Limited // Manufacturing Chemists, [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row D
Length
10.5 cm
Width
3.8 cm
Depth
3.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Torn label; #2: no cracks or chips in the bottle; cork appears whole; top red paper covering loose on one side; paper label yellowed, dirty, and torn in the lower proper left quadrant.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Boric Acid ointment tube

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box
b - tube
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: brown; beige
plastic: black
paper: white; red
metal: silver
wax: translucent white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID OINTMENT, 10% // This ointment is prepared with special care and fully meets the original // requirements of the B.P., 1932. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "AN ANTISEPTIC, EMOLLIENT, SOOTHING // AND HEALING OINTMENT."; right side: "BORIC ACID // MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & Co // OINTMENT 10% // 5 [illeg.]"; back: front repeated in French; top: bottom repeated in French; left side: right side repeated in French; (b) "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID // OINTMENT // 10% // This ointment is pre- // pared with special care // and fully meets the or- // iginal requirements of // the B.P. // L C 163 J // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard yellowed; two pen marks on box back; paper label slightly yellowed; some wax has flaked off bottom seal at back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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boric acid tablets

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Dates
1879
1900
1879-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.61
Description
A two-mould blue glass bottle of boric acid tablets with a cylindrical body, rounded shoulders tapering into a medium-sized neck with a lip; cork closure; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.61
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A two-mould blue glass bottle of boric acid tablets with a cylindrical body, rounded shoulders tapering into a medium-sized neck with a lip; cork closure; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1879
1900
1879-1900
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."; E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co. established in 1879
Material
glass: blue
cork: brown
paper: cream; black
Inscriptions
On label: "COMPRESSED TABLET. // Acid Boric [illeg.] gr. // Properties: Antiseptic. // DOSE: One. // THE E. B. SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL // Limited, // "Manufacturing Chemists, Toronto,"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 7.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is torn; partly illegible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Pharmaceutical Industry" article on The Canadian Encyclopedia website
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Dates
1800
1906
1800-1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.144 a-b
Description
A paper package containing a bottle of Borolyptol antiseptic solution; sealed bottle full of a yellow liquid; corked.
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Accession Number
1980.18.144 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A paper package containing a bottle of Borolyptol antiseptic solution; sealed bottle full of a yellow liquid; corked.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle (?) - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
package
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Palisade Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1906
1800-1906
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."; June 30, 1906 printed on package.
Material
paper: dark yellow; black
glass
cork
liquid: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "BOROLYPTOL // The Palisade Man'f'g Co. Yonkers, N.Y. // 199 Guaranteed by the Palisade Manfg. Co. under the food and drugs act, June 30, 1906 // An ideal antiseptic and anti-zymotic fluid for Internal and External use // Antagonistic to all disease breeding germs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Condition Remarks
Package coming apart.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.145
Description
A flat glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and pronounced lip; paper label; cork closure; about 1/4 full of liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.145
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and pronounced lip; paper label; cork closure; about 1/4 full of liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Palisade Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: transparent
paper: brown; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BOROLYPTOL // The Palisade Man'f'g Co. Yonkers, N.Y. // An ideal Antiseptic and Germicidal Fluid for Internal and External use. // Antagonistic to All Disease Breeding Germs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Chamberlain's Antiseptic Liniment

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Dates
1902
circa 1902
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001059
Description
Rectangular green clear glass bottle; long thin cylindrical neck; four recessed panels; on front panel there is a cream paper label; on back and sides there is embossed writing.
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Accession Number
996001059
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular green clear glass bottle; long thin cylindrical neck; four recessed panels; on front panel there is a cream paper label; on back and sides there is embossed writing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Feb. 1994 in Ottawa from Scott Jordan.
Maker
Chamberlain Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1902
circa 1902
Material
glass: green
paper: brown
Inscriptions
Chamberlain's // Antiseptic // Liniment // Prepared by // Chamberlain Medicine Co. // Toronto, Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row G
Length
17.7 cm.
Width
6.0 cm.
Depth
3.4 cm.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper label generally discoloured; some surface dirt has accumulated inside bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Iodex Methyl Salicyl

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1972.15.79 a-c
Description
Off-white cardboard box containing a round tin of ointment and a circular.
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Accession Number
1972.15.79 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Iodine
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Off-white cardboard box containing a round tin of ointment and a circular.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
box - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
tin - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
circular
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Maker
Menley & James Ltd.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
cardboard: off-white
ink: blue; olive-green
metal
ointment
Inscriptions
On front of box is printed: "IODEX c Methyl Salicyl // Iodex c Methyl Salicyl is an ointment containing the organic iodine compound Mono-Iodo-Oleic Acid and Oil of Wintergreen (synthetic). // Menley & James Ltd, New York // Approx. 1/4 OZ."; on sides: "PHYSICIANS SAMPLE"; On back: "IODEX // c Methyl Salicyl // DIRECTIONS // Apply liberally and rub in until // colour disappears. If parts are too // tender, apply freely and cover with // light, loose bandage. // Caution: Do not use // tight or heavy air- // excluding bandage // PRINTED IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box and circular both stained by leaking ointment.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001306 a-b
Description
(a) Small oval amber glass bottle with long cylindrical screw-top neck; the front panel of the bottle has 9 vertical ridges; (b) screw-top black bakelite cap with long cylindrical clear glass rod attached to centre inside.
Accession Number
996001306 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Iodine
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Poisons
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Small oval amber glass bottle with long cylindrical screw-top neck; the front panel of the bottle has 9 vertical ridges; (b) screw-top black bakelite cap with long cylindrical clear glass rod attached to centre inside.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Kingston in Sept.1993.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: yellow; clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Front embossed "1 oz" and has 9 vertical raised ridges; bottom back has embossed "3"; bottom of bottle has an embossed "D" in a diamond, a square design (a square with a "+" inside, divided into 4 smaller squares) and the number "4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row C
Dimension Notes
a - medicine bottle - Size: Length 8.9 cm. x Width 3.8 cm. x Depth 2.2 cm.
b - cap (with glass rod) - Size: Length 7.2 cm. x Diameter 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks or scratches; bottle insides contain medicine residue and a strong smell of iodine; lid is complete, with no cracks or chips; iodine residue can be seen on glass rod
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
See label from Dr. Chiong's exhibit formerly at Bracken Library; "Bottles" by Michael Polak,
p. 19
Research Facts
Poison bottle (iodine); odd embossing on surface designed for easy identific ation in the
home at night
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005101
Description
Rectangular cardboard box, open at top, with adhesive labels on front and back; front paper label features text and insignia with two hearts; sides and bottom reinforced with customized packing paper tape, also with the two hearts trademark.
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Accession Number
995005101
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Lubrication
Physical Examination
Description
Rectangular cardboard box, open at top, with adhesive labels on front and back; front paper label features text and insignia with two hearts; sides and bottom reinforced with customized packing paper tape, also with the two hearts trademark.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Date based on catalogue
Material
paper: white; blue-grey; tan; red; dark blue
cardboard: light brown
Inscriptions
Front, printed label: "A // STERILE // WATER SOLUBLE // LUBRA // [two hearts] // SEPTOL // LUBRICATING // JELLY // MANUFACTURED BY // THE // J.F. HARTZ CO. // LIMITED // PHYSICIANS' SUPPLIES // TORONTO AND MONTREAL"; back: printed label, torn: "SEP [illeg.] // LUBRICA [illeg.] // JELLY"; printed label: "NEW FORMULA [typewritten] // THE J.F. HARTZ CO. LIMITED // Pharmaceutical Manufacturers // HALIFAX TORONTO MONTREAL"; sides and back: paper packing tape, printed (repeats): "MERCHANDISE // ONLY // This parcel may be // opened for Postal // Inspection if neces- // sary. // The J.F. HARTZ CO., Limited // [two hearts] // TRADE // MARK // SICK ROOM // SUPPLIES // [two hearts] // TRADE // MARK // TORONTO MONTREAL HALIFAX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.7 cm x Width 10.6 cm x Depth 17.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box in good shape, but prior forceful opening ripped top, tearing one label and leaving part of the box top missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 151 (similar to item #2H-139) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Box for 995.005.063 and .064, but found separately; when accessioned, it held 995.005.102-.105; box originally contained item #2H-139, however the box and the lubricant were not found together.
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mercuric chloride antiseptic tablets

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Dates
1953
circa 1953
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001140
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle, with cylindrical neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; bottle's edges are rough; paper label on front, back and on cork, bottle is 3/4 full of blue, coffin-shaped tablets.
Accession Number
000001140
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Surgery
Disinfection
Poisons
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle, with cylindrical neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; bottle's edges are rough; paper label on front, back and on cork, bottle is 3/4 full of blue, coffin-shaped tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Date Remarks
Based on Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; black; red; blue; orange
Inscriptions
Top: "FRANK W. HORNER // MONTREAL // LIMITED"; front: "500 T.T. No. 847 // MERCURIC CHLORIDE // ANTISEPTIC TABLETS // BERNAY'S BLUE // POISON // TABLET TRITURATES // Mercuric Chloride 1 3/4 gr. // Citric Acid 4/5 gr. // FOR EXTERNAL USE // ONLY // ANTIDOTES - White of // eggs in large amount, wheat // flour or milk, followed by // an emetic. // L D251 B // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: 53 // MERCURIC CHLORIDE ANTISEPTIC TABLETS // BERNAY'S (BLUE) T.T No. 847 // POISON // ANTISEPTIC SOLUTIONS FOR SURGICAL USE // 1:1000 — Dissolve 1 T.T. No. 847 in 4 ounces of water. // 1:5000—Dissolve 1 T.T. No. 847 in 20 ounces of water. // CAUTION — These tablets are very poisonous and should be // dispensed only with the greatest precaution. Use // poison label and mark "FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY"; left side: POISON"; right side: "POISON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 11.3 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty, labels somewhat yellowed; front label has two pen marks forming an "X" over the bottom two-thirds; cork is crumbled around edge and loosely fits in lip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System (in reference file); "Bottlers and Bottle, Canadian," by O. Urquhart, self-published, 1976, p. 21
Research Facts
The rough-edged bottles embossed with "poison" were used by pharmacists after the 1860s to ensure that poisons were readily identifiable even in the dark
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