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Abbott's Disco No. 1 Tablets [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001616
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
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Accession Number
996001616
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green; orange-red
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. C. E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont. // OUR PRESCRIPTION // DEPARTMENT // WISHES to announce that // they are prepared at any time // to fill your prescriptions for // ABBOT'S // DISCO NO. 1 // TABLETS // the new improved compound // for the relief of dysmenorrhea. // Each tablet contains: // Ephedrine Hydrochloride 1/8 gr. // Acetophenetidin 1 1/2 gr. // A. E. HANNA // Prescription Pharmacy // 184 Bloor St. West, // TORONTO, ONTARIO // Phone 1109"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; two small tears on front left edge top quadrant; some smudging from postmark and some staining from back (light); back: right bottom corner bent; a blue stain near the top and black stain near the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Company around from 1929
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A. H. Lewis Medicine Co. envelope

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001585
Description
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
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Accession Number
996001585
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
A. H. Lewis Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Smith Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: black; blue; green; white
Inscriptions
Front: "IN 10 DAYS RETURN TO // THE A.H. LEWIS MEDICINE // Smiths Falls ... Ont., Can. // Messrs // The Sentinel Publishing Co. Ltd. // 37-39 McCaw St. // Toronto Ont. // Nature's Remedy // Reg. U.S. Pat. Office // NR - Tablets - NR "; "Landmark" written in pencil
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured around the edges
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1949
circa 1949
Collection
M. Leo Jewitt Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
000004001
Description
Bank cheque, which consists of a rectangular-shaped piece of paper with printed and written information on it; the cheque was written by a patient at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, who thought he was the emperor of Japan, to an attendant, Mr. M. Leo Jewitt.
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Accession Number
000004001
Collection
M. Leo Jewitt Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Patients -- psychology
Description
Bank cheque, which consists of a rectangular-shaped piece of paper with printed and written information on it; the cheque was written by a patient at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, who thought he was the emperor of Japan, to an attendant, Mr. M. Leo Jewitt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Cheque written to M. Leo Jewitt by a patient at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital on April 29, 1949
Maker
The Bank of Nova Scotia
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Cheque dated April 29, 1949
Material
paper: beige
Inscriptions
The front of the cheque has the following printed on it: "KINGSTON BRANCH // KINGSTON ONT 19 ___ No. ___ // THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA 2/16 [enclosed in a shield shape] // SAVINGS DEPARTMENT // PAY ___ OR ORDER $ ___ // THE SUM OF ___ DOLLARS // EXCISE // STAMP // HERE // ACCOUNT NO. // DEPOSITORS ARE REQUESTED TO AFFIX ACCOUNT NUMBER"; the writing is largely illegible, but the date is "April 29, 1949" and paid out to "Mr. Leo Jewitt," the sum of "3 million dollars" and signed by "Emperor of Japan"; the back of the cheque has "117% // Hold lines // as well as // possible // 85 1/2 E" written on in pencil
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #1
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 6.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The paper is complete, with some minor wear and some fold marks, and one small tear at the bottom; there are no missing sections; the printing is fully legible; the writing is difficult to read.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired K.P.H. nurse; Mr. M. Leo Jewitt, retired K.P.H. attendant; CD #4
Research Facts
The cheque was written by a patient at K.P.H. who thought he was the emperor of Japan; he wrote large cheques out to people he liked, including attendant M. Leo Jewitt.
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"B-B" Burning Powder [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001591
Description
Used postcard advertising "B-B Burning Powder, with illustration of product tin on the back; addressed to H.F. Cant, Galt; stamp of Edward VIII.
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Accession Number
996001591
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Asthma -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used postcard advertising "B-B Burning Powder, with illustration of product tin on the back; addressed to H.F. Cant, Galt; stamp of Edward VIII.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Roberts Drug Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Stamp dates card to reign of Edward VIII, who was king in 1936 for 10 months; however, with such imprints, it could be from the late 40's as well due to continued usage
Material
paper: black; buff; green; red
Inscriptions
Front reads: "TORONTO // ONTARIO [postmark] // H F CANT // GALT // ONT."; back reads: "NATIONALLY ADVERTISED // TRIED AND PROVEN // relief for ASTHMA and // BRONCHITIS ... Recommend // it with complete confidence. // Full Trade Discount // BUY THRU' YOUR JOBBER // ROBERTS DRUG PRODUCTS CO. WELLINGTON ST., TORONTO. // "B-B" means BETTER BREATHING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Width: 14.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front shows small black marks near address; small bend upper right corner and lower right corner; upper and lower left corners also slightly bent
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
H. F. Cant was an active druggist from 1929 on, and there was a Cant & Cant from 1917-1930
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Benzedrex Inhalers [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001607
Description
Used thick paper postcard from the Leeming Miles Co. Limited to Mr. H. F. Cant; front: typed address, green one cent Canadian (imprinted) stamp of Edward VII; back: bilingual advertisement for 'Benedrex Inhalers', with a facsimile of the product.
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Accession Number
996001607
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nasal Decongestants -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from the Leeming Miles Co. Limited to Mr. H. F. Cant; front: typed address, green one cent Canadian (imprinted) stamp of Edward VII; back: bilingual advertisement for 'Benedrex Inhalers', with a facsimile of the product.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
The Leeming Miles Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; red; green
Inscriptions
"Mr. H. F. Cant, // 35 Ainslie N., // Galt, Ont."; back: "CHECK YOUR BENEDREX // INHALERS AND ORDER FROM // YOUR WHOLESALER TO-DAY. // RECOMMEND FOR ... // "HEAD COLDS" // VERIFIEZ VOS INHALATEURS // BENEDREX ET COMMANDEZ DE // VOTRE GROSSISTE AUJOURD'HUI. // RECOMMANDEZ POUR ... // "RHUMES DE CERVEAU" // THE LEEMING MILES CO. LIMITED // 1 Notre Dame Street West // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; large bend / crease on right side and smaller one top right corner; very few smudge marks, but a little dirty
Copy Type
Original
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B-Plex [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001590
Description
Used postcard advertising B-Plex Wyeth, addressed to Dr. J.C. Goodwin of Toronto; stamp of Edward VIII; back has advertising and bottle of B-Plex illustrated; medium-weight paper.
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Accession Number
996001590
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Vitamin B Complex -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used postcard advertising B-Plex Wyeth, addressed to Dr. J.C. Goodwin of Toronto; stamp of Edward VIII; back has advertising and bottle of B-Plex illustrated; medium-weight paper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
John Wyeth & Brother (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Stamp dates card to reign of Edward VIII, who was king in 1936 for 10 months; however, with such imprints, it could be from the late 40's as well due to continued usage
Material
paper: black; buff; orange; green; red
Inscriptions
Front reads: "WINDSOR // ONT [postmark] // Dr. J. C. Goodwin // 516 Med. Arts Bldg., // Toronto, Ont."; back reads: "B-PLEX Wyeth // IMPROVED POTENCY // DERIVED FROM RICE BRAN EXTRACT // A RICH NATURAL SOURCE // BIOLOGICALLY BALANCED // S.M.A. BIOCHEMICAL DIVISION // JOHN WYETH & BROTHER (CANADA) LIMITED // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Width: 13.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bend marks beside postmark; tear on left side around 1/3 of the way down; top and bottom edges rubbed
Copy Type
Original
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Brayley Drug Co. Ltd. envelope

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001586
Description
Used envelope made of thin paper; front has a picture of Donald Wilson, M.D. at top left, with a printed message in the centre; 3c stamp at top right; bottom, oiled paper
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Accession Number
996001586
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used envelope made of thin paper; front has a picture of Donald Wilson, M.D. at top left, with a
printed message in the centre; 3c stamp at top right; bottom, oiled paper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg
Limited
Maker
The Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: black; blue; red; white; brown
Inscriptions
Front: "In 5 days return to the Home of // Dr. Wilson's Herbine Bitters // The Brayley Drug Co.,
Ltd. // Whole Sale Druggists // St. John, N.B."; postmark says: " BUY WAR SAVINGS AND HELP RECONSTRUCTION";
back: postmark that reads "Belliveaux May 13, 1919"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured around the edges and the oil has seeped through to the back of envelope;
black marks on back of envelope; front: oval oil mark in bottom center
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.583, .611, .615, .779, .804; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.583, .611 (Brayley), .615, .779, .804
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Brayley Drug Co. Ltd. letter

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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001611
Description
Paper letter from the Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.; left corner top has a facsimile of Donald Wilson and the letterhead; watermark for Empire Linen; typed letter, signed by company stamp; measurements are for folded dimensions
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Accession Number
996001611
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper letter from the Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.; left corner top has a facsimile of Donald Wilson and
the letterhead; watermark for Empire Linen; typed letter, signed by company stamp; measurements
are for folded dimensions
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg
Limited
Maker
Empire Linen; Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Dated Aug. 10, 1916
Material
paper: black; blue
Inscriptions
"The Brayley Drug // COMPANY LIMITED // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS // PROPRIETARY MEDICINES AND SUNDRIES
// ST. JOHN, N.B. AUG. 10/16. // JOHN ALEXANDER, ESQ. // RUSAGONIS, N.B. // Dear Sir; // We beg to
acknowledge receipt of your remittance // for $19.48, which we have this day placed to the credit
of // your account. Enclosed please find receipt.", etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 10.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; very stained where "window" of the envelope was; smudging of the blue
inks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.583, .586, .610, .615, .779, .804; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.583, .586,. 615 (Brayley), .610 (same person, different date)
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Brayley Drug Company Limited envelope

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001583
Description
Medium thickness paper; the front has printed information, and a typewritten address; top right: 2c postage stamp with postmark (St. John, N.B. Nov. 25 1-AM 1910)
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001583
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Medium thickness paper; the front has printed information, and a typewritten address; top right:
2c postage stamp with postmark (St. John, N.B. Nov. 25 1-AM 1910)
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg
Limited
Maker
The Brayley Drug Company
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Postage mark is dated 1910
Material
paper: black; red; blue; white
Inscriptions
Front, top left: "The Brayley Drug Company // Limited // Wholesale Druggists // Proprietors // Dr.
Wilson's Herbine Bitters, // Turkish Dyes, and C. // St. John, N.B."; typed: "L.V. Bishop Esq.,
Harvey Bank, // N.B."; back: "Dr. Wilson's // Anti-Bilious Pills. Purely Vegetable"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.9 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured, the four edges are brown; on both sides -- black smudges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 996.001.586, .611, .615, .779, .804; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.586, .611 (Brayley); and .615, .779, .804
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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001872
Description
A paper business card for Geo. W. Bell; front: gives "degrees" and location; back: handwritten in pencil are a number of names.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001872
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Advertising -- ephemera
Description
A paper business card for Geo. W. Bell; front: gives "degrees" and location; back: handwritten in pencil are a number of names.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Geo. W. Bell
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
Before G.W. Bell died in 1927 (born in 1858)
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"TELEPHONE 514. // CONSULTATION AND ADVICE FREE OF CHARGE. // GEO. W. BELL, N.S. D.V.D.S. // MEMBER U.S.V.M.S., AND P.V.M.S. // Late Special Student of Prof. J.A. Going, M.R.C.V.S., // New York City // GOVERNMENT VETERINARY INSPECTOR. // KINGSTON VETERINARY HOSPITAL AND DISPENSARY // Office: 70 = 72 Princess St., = Kingston. // (Opposite News Office)"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.0 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age/sun discoloured; left edge is stained and another stain is in the middle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
George Wesley Bell was born in 1858 in Westbrook, Ont., died 1927; sold many other products; company continued in the family. Also known as a 'calling card'.
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