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Colchicine and Methyl Salicylate

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Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001492 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is 1/2 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001492 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is 1/2 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream; red; orange; blue
metal: black; silver
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "50 No. 102 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO.'s // SOLUBLE GELATIN CAPSULES // COLCHICINE AND // METHYL SALICYLATE // [illeg. handwritten] // Colchicine - - 1/250 gr. // Methyl Salicylate - 3 min. // DOSE – 5 to 15 capsules per day. // In acute cases begin with 15 and // gradually decrease to // 5 capsules per day. [printed] // LM // 1 25 ["25" superscr.] [printed] L [emcircled] E 279 K [stamped] // STOCK No. 7-102-50 [printed] 19 [illeg. handwritten] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed]"; bottom: "3 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 8.1 cm
Depth
b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
a - 3.4 cm b - 3.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed, dirty, pencil marks; cap corroded around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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colchicine and methyl salicylate capsules

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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001186 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers 2/3 of bottle's circumference; bottle is full of capsules
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Accession Number
000001186 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers 2/3 of bottle's circumference; bottle is full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
metal: red; white
paper: red; cream
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "50 S.G.C. No. 102 // COLCHICINE AND // METHYL SALICYLATE // S.G. Capsules // USUAL DOSE – Adults, 1 capsule // three times daily; Children, as // directed by the physician. // Stock 7 - 102 - 50 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // L [encircled] U 188 A [stamped] // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Colchicine // (o.25 mg.) 1/250 gr. // Methyl Salicylate // (0.20 ml.) 3 min. // CAUTION: Keep out of reach // of children. // To comply with certain Phar- // macy Acts this bottle is labelled // POISON."; bottom: "4 // 30 // 2 [embossed]"; (b) "PD [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 6.4 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
a - 3.3 cm b - 2.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label somewhat yellowed; black marks near right edge of label; some paint scratched off cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
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Colchicine and Methyl Salicylate capsules

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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001340 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown wide-mouth glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and a price tag on the cap; the bottle is 2/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001340 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown wide-mouth glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and a price tag on the cap; the bottle is 2/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
metal: red; white
paper: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "50 S.G.C. No. 102 // COLCHICINE AND // METHYL SALICYLATE // S. G. Capsules // USUAL DOSE–Adults, 1 capsule // three times daily; Children, as // directed by the physician. // Stock 7-102-50 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "L [encircled] S 115 J [stamped] // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Colchicine // (0.25 mg.) 1/250 gr. // Methyl Salicylate // (0.20 ml) 3 min. // CAUTION: Keep out of reach // of children. // To comply with certain Phar- // macy Acts this bottle is labelled // POISON."; bottom: "L 5 // 30 // 6 [embossed]"; (b) "LONDRY'S DRUGS [printed] // 1.25 [handwritten] // Kingsto [illeg.] // & Reddendale [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 6.2 cm
Depth
b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
a - 3.4 cm b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty, ink is fading; two small (1-2 mm) holes in right side; price sticker on cap is peeling
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.186
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001253
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle containing 25 Colchi-Sal capsules and wrapped in a heavy paper wrapper; the top of the wrapper is torn to reveal the bottle inside as well as printed instructions; the top and bottom of the wrapper have red and white paper seals which read, "HUXLEY PHARMACEUTICALS OF …
Accession Number
996001253
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle containing 25 Colchi-Sal capsules and wrapped in a heavy paper wrapper; the top of the wrapper is torn to reveal the bottle inside as well as printed instructions; the top and bottom of the wrapper have red and white paper seals which read, "HUXLEY PHARMACEUTICALS OF QUALITY"
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
The Huxley Laboratories Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date listed on wrapper
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; beige; red
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "25 CAPSULES // Highest Award at Paris Exposition 1900 // COLCHI-SAL // TRADEMARK REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // (COLCHICINE METHYLSALICYLATE COMP.) // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: - // Rx Colchicine (Crystallized) 1-250th grain (1/4 Milli- // gram); Methyl Salicylate 20 centigrams // To be taken according to the physician's instructions // THE HUXLEY LABORATORIES, Inc. // (SUCCESSORS TO ANGLO-AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL CORP.) // 175 VARICK ST. NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.1 cm. x Diam. : 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle is unused and unopened; paper wrapper has minor staining and is torn at the top to reveal the bottle inside
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Colchicine Methyl Salicylate capsules
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Colchi-sal capsules

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Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.293
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with a neck almost the size of the body and ending in a thick lip; corked; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.293
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with a neck almost the size of the body and ending in a thick lip; corked; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Leeming Miles Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Colchi-sal Capsules // To be used according to the physician's instructions in gouty and rheumatic afflictions"; ingredients and dosages are listed on the label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Oil markings on the label.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Colchi-sal capsules

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Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.294
Description
A paper-wrapped and sealed package containing a glass bottle.
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Accession Number
1980.18.294
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A paper-wrapped and sealed package containing a glass bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Leeming Miles Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
paper: light brown; red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper wrapping: "50 CAPSULES – PRICE $1 // Highest Award at Paris Exposition, 1900 // COLCHI-SAL // REGISTERED TRADE MARK // Colchi-sal, Registered Colchicine methyl salicylate capsules // To be used according to the Physician's instructions in gouty and rheumatic afflictions."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of the packaging torn, making it difficult to read the labelling
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Iodex Methyl Salicyl

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Dates
1912
1922
1912-1922
Collection
Mrs. D. W. Einarson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
006018006 a-c
Description
Iodex Methyl Salicyl, contained in a grey box (a) with green design. The jar inside (b) contains a brown ointment. The jar is white with green and white labels and has a lid (c).
Accession Number
006018006 a-c
Collection
Mrs. D. W. Einarson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Iodex Methyl Salicyl, contained in a grey box (a) with green design. The jar inside (b) contains a brown ointment. The jar is white with green and white labels and has a lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
b - jar - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
c - lid - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donors husband.
Maker
Menley and James Limited
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1912
1922
1912-1922
Date Remarks
Date of trademark for jar and product.
Material
paper: grey; green
plastic: white
Inscriptions
" DOES NOT STAIN NOR // IRRITATE THE SKIN " " NEW YORK - LONDON - MONTREAL "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row E
Condition Remarks
The box shows weakness at the folds and the lid to the box is becoming detached from the box the label on the top of the jar is coming off and there is residual methyl salicyl on the outside of the jar.
Copy Type
Original
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sodium salicylate

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.129
Description
Clear glass bottle with cylindrical body, small shoulders, wide neck, and large lip; closed with a mushroom-shaped glass stopper; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.129
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass bottle with cylindrical body, small shoulders, wide neck, and large lip; closed with a mushroom-shaped glass stopper; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: clear
paper: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
Images
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Sodium Salicylate Compound

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.143
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders ending in a narrow neck with a small collar; paper label; partially filled with an amber liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.143
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders ending in a narrow neck with a small collar; paper label; partially filled with an amber liquid.
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
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: transparent
paper: brown
liquid: amber
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Sodium Salicylate Compound"; "This combination has been used with success in the treatment of acute articular Rheumatism and serous inflammations of rheumatic origin; said to be more efficient than either of the ingredients when administered alone"; embossed with: "E. B. Shuttleworth Chem Co Limited Toronto."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 21.4 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label stained and torn.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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sodium salicylate, potassium bicarbonate vials

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1972.12.5 a-f
Description
Cardboard box (a) with paper hinge containing four sealed glass vials with cork stoppers (b-e) containing six tablets each, and a tube (f) that has been opened; packed with corrugated paper.
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Accession Number
1972.12.5 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Description
Cardboard box (a) with paper hinge containing four sealed glass vials with cork stoppers (b-e) containing six tablets each, and a tube (f) that has been opened; packed with corrugated paper.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - vial
c - vial
d - vial
e - vial
f - tube
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John W. Scott of Toronto.
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: blue
ink: black; red
glass: yellow
paper: green
cork
Inscriptions
On box: "A.N. 1664 // TRADE TABLOID BRAND // MARK // Sodium Salicylate and // Potassium Bicarbonate // TRADE 'MENTHOFAX' BRAND // MARK // Compound Methyl // Salicylate Ointment // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO. // (THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION LTD.) // LONDON (ENG.) AND MONTREAL // Associated Houses: // NEW YORK SYDNEY CAPETOWN MILAN BOMBAY // SHANGHAI BUENOS AIRES // PRODUCTS MADE IN CANADA M.D. [stamped] // LABEL PRINTED IN ENGLAND"; on vials (correct formatting not available): "Rx Compressed Sodii [sic] Salicylatis ... gr. 5 (0'324 gm.) Potasii [sic] Bicarb. ... gr 5 (0'324 gm.) Direction. - one to siz, dissolved in a wineglassful of water, as ordered by the physician - 883 MT [?]"; additional label with red printing: "CAUTION! These products should always be dissolved in a large wineglassful of water before administration. 29"; on tube (correct formatting not available): "Contains: methylsalicylate ... 50% menthol ... 10% Eucalyptol ... 2.5% Oil of cajaput .. 2.5 % white beeswax ... 20% Hydrous wool fat ... 15% Analgesic and counterirritant 5 gm. approx."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row E
Condition Remarks
One side of lid missing; evidence of insects.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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