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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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Dates
1918
1980
1918-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1979.20.11
Description
An empty clear glass cylindrical medicine bottle with a metal screw-on top that covers a frosted glass top; typical style for doctor's bag.
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Accession Number
1979.20.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
An empty clear glass cylindrical medicine bottle with a metal screw-on top that covers a frosted glass top; typical style for doctor's bag.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. C.D. Gossage of Toronto.
Maker
M. B. W.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1918
1980
1918-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."; and "Post World War I"
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "M. B. W. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 2 Row B
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used for alcohol
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Antiseptine Dusting Powder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7352
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Nursing
Accession Number
1977.8.24
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a twistable top with perforations; covered with a floral design and a caduceus under a crown; information is printed on the container in gold and red; contains an antiseptic dusting powder.
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Accession Number
1977.8.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Home Nursing
Nursing
Antisepsis
Bandages
Disinfection
Poisons
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a twistable top with perforations; covered with a floral design and a caduceus under a crown; information is printed on the container in gold and red; contains an antiseptic dusting powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
The E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: yellow, red, grey
Inscriptions
On one side of can is a fancy logo--a caduceus in the centre with an ornate crown above; printed under this is "ANTISEPTINE // DUSTING POWDER // THE E. B. SHUTTLEWORTH // CHEMICAL CO. LIMITED // TORONTO, CAN."; on the other side is printed, "AN // IDEAL DRESSING // FOR // WOUNDS // SURGICAL OR // OTHERWISE // COMBINING THE // PROPERTIES OF // IODINE // (AS DI-THYMOL DI-IODIDE) // WITH BORO-SALICYLATE // OF SODIUM // IN AN // IMPALPABLE POWDER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Length
5.1 cm
Diameter
2.5 cm
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Article
Reference Comments
Ernst W. Stieb, "Edward Buckingham SHUTTLEWORTH 1842-1934," Pharmacy in History , 1970, Vol. 12, No. 3 (1970), pp. 91-116. https://www.jstor.org/stable/41108658
Research Facts
Edward Buckingham Shuttleworth created the E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Company Limited in 1879, and was the first director of the teaching faculty of the Ontario College of Pharmacy from 1882 to 1891. He was considered a pharmacist, educator, editor, author, artist, and bacteriologist. Shuttleworth lived into his nineties.
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boric acid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7988
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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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1979.21.28
Description
A transparent, empty glass bottle with an inner glass cap and outer metal safety cap.
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Accession Number
1979.21.28
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
A transparent, empty glass bottle with an inner glass cap and outer metal safety cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
M & W
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
metal: grey
paper: brown; red; black
Inscriptions
Paper label has part missing, but originally written by hand: "Rubbing Alcohol"; embossed on bottom: "M & W // USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Part of label scratched away.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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bottle and case

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1977.5.2 a-b
Description
A clear cylindrical hand-blown glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with a spherical top; comes with a metal container of roughly the same shape consisting of two parts that screw together.
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Accession Number
1977.5.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
A clear cylindrical hand-blown glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with a spherical top; comes with a metal container of roughly the same shape consisting of two parts that screw together.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
b - container - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. T.W. Thompson, Nakomas, Florida.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
paper: white
Inscriptions
Paper label on flask marked: "Alcohol, Dr. Thompson - Sault Ste Marie State Hospital Sault Ste. Marie, Mich."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row D
Condition Remarks
Top of container bent out of shape.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.28.2
Description
A blue glass bottle with a red rubber stopper; a red and white label says contents one fluid ounce of certified carbolic acid; half full of contents; shape of bottle is hexagonal with the front side twice the length of the other five sides. Note: poison
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Accession Number
1980.28.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Phenol
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Description
A blue glass bottle with a red rubber stopper; a red and white label says contents one fluid ounce of certified carbolic acid; half full of contents; shape of bottle is hexagonal with the front side twice the length of the other five sides. Note: poison
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
Druggist Corporation of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: blue
rubber: red
paper: red; white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Certified [in cursive] // CARBOLIC ACID // POISON // 1 FLUID OZ. // FOR EXTERNAL // USE . . . // ANTIDOTE . . ."; embossed on the sides of the bottle: "USE WITH CAUTION"; "POISON"; "1 OZ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row D
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label slightly worn; #2: label has three small tears; stopper is loose, dry, and has indentations on the top and speckled staining; dried residue on neck and side of the interior.
Copy Type
Original
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Carbolic Acid [product label]

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.237
Description
An original un-pasted paper product label; printed on single side with red print, images of poison symbol of a skull and crossbones and of a mortar and pestle.
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Accession Number
1977.12.237
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Wounds and Injuries
Disinfection -- advertisements
Antisepsis
Description
An original un-pasted paper product label; printed on single side with red print, images of poison symbol of a skull and crossbones and of a mortar and pestle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Frank T. Taylor, Druggist
Site Made (City)
Watford
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: cream
ink: red
Inscriptions
“POISON // TAYLOR’S // DRUG STORE // FRANK T. TAYLOR WATFORD, ONT // ANTIDOTE: Give draught of strong Brandy, Whiskey // or Diluted Alcohol; then an emetic of Wine of Ipecac or salt and water and finally Epsom Salts or Castor Oil.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 3.9 cm x Width 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing, wear around edges, small tear at top in centre.
Copy Type
Original
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carbolic steam sprayer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5331
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1934.12.3 a-c
Description
Carbolic spray machine, consisting of (a) a kettle; (b) main part of instrument; and (c) a wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1934.12.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Phenol
Antisepsis
Surgery
Description
Carbolic spray machine, consisting of (a) a kettle; (b) main part of instrument; and (c) a wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - kettle - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 14.0 cm
b - spray - Size: Length 40.6 cm x Diam. 22.5 cm
c - handle - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Mrs. F.N.G. Starr.
Maker
Mayer & Meltzer
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Material
metal: yellow
wood: brown
Inscriptions
"LISTER SPRAY // PRESENTED TO // ACADEMY OF MEDICINE TORONTO // By Dr. F.N.G. STARR C.B.E // 1934"; "TO THE // UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL // MAYER & MELTZER // [logo] // MAKERS LONDON // TO THE HOSPITAL DISEASES // OF THE THROAT" in the centre of a copper plaque; on the left side, the printing at right angles, is "TO THE // HOSPITAL // FOR WOMEN"; on the right side, the printing at right angles, is "TO THE // MIDDLESEX // HOSPITAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Handle somewhat loose
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003.
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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.10
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; barely amount of deep gold liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Antisepsis
Drug Packaging
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; barely amount of deep gold liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
precipitate: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "OL. CREASOT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label frayed around the edges.
Copy Type
Original
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