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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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Adrenalin® vaporizer

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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001375 a-g
Description
The vaporizer consists of a rubber bulb with a glass reservoir attached at one end (d); the bulb has a metal valve in the side; the reservoir consists of two attaching glass bulbs with a bent glass tube extending from the top one; there is a wooden-topped cork stopping the tube (e) and another one …
Accession Number
000001375 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
Epinephrine
Product Packaging
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
MM= Drugs -- hormones
Description
The vaporizer consists of a rubber bulb with a glass reservoir attached at one end (d); the bulb has a metal valve in the side; the reservoir consists of two attaching glass bulbs with a bent glass tube extending from the top one; there is a wooden-topped cork stopping the tube (e) and another one (f) in the box; the vaporizer is in a cardboard box (a,b), supported by a sheet of cardboard with a hole cut in it (c); there is also a product information leaflet (g) in the box; there is a paper label on the top and sides of the box and an orange price sticker on the top.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 6.7 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 6.2 cm
c - cardboard support - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Width 6.0 cm
d - vaporizer- Size: Length 13.8 cm x Diam. 5.1 cm
e - stopper - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
f - stopper - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
g - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 10.1 cm
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
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: white; yellow
paper: cream; red; black; orange
glass: clear
cork: beige
rubber: grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "ONE // ADRENALIN® VAPORIZER // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // Stock 21-6-1 [printed] L [encircled] U 158 F [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed]"; price sticker reads: "Retail // Price [printed] 4.55 [handwritten] // TOP DISCOUNT // STORES [printed] // D [handwritten] // Your // Cost [printed] 3.88 [handwritten]"; right side: "ONE // ADRENALIN VAPORIZER // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., L [illeg.] // B [illeg.]"; left side: "ONE // ADRENALIN VAPORIZER // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; (g) "ADRENALIN® VAPORIZER // EFFICIENT . . . CONVENIENT // [text follows] // DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE ADRENALIN VAPORIZER // [text follows] // REPLACEMENT PARTS // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] COMPANY, LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // FL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Paper label on box top is torn in many places along the edges, 1/4 is missing from the right side; both box pieces are yellowed; no apparent problems with other parts
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.376
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Adrenalin® vaporizer

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Dates
1963
circa 1963
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001376 a-g
Description
The vaporizer consists of a rubber bulb with a glass reservoir attached at one end (d); the bulb has a metal valve on one side; the reservoir consists of two connected glass bulbs with a bent glass tube extending from the top one; there is a wooden-topped cork stopping the tube (e) and another one …
Accession Number
000001376 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
Epinephrine
Product Packaging
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
MM= Drugs -- hormones
Description
The vaporizer consists of a rubber bulb with a glass reservoir attached at one end (d); the bulb has a metal valve on one side; the reservoir consists of two connected glass bulbs with a bent glass tube extending from the top one; there is a wooden-topped cork stopping the tube (e) and another one (f) in the box; the vaporizer is in a cardboard box (a,b), supported by a sheet of cardboard with a hole cut in it (c); there is also a product information leaflet (g) in the box; there is a paper label on the top and sides of the box and an orange price sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 6.7 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 6.2 cm
c - cardboard support - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Width 6.0 cm
d - vaporizer- Size: Length 13.8 cm x Diam. 5.1 cm
e - stopper - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
f - stopper - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
g - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 10.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; brown; yellow
paper: cream; red; black; orange
glass: clear
cork: beige
rubber: grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "ONE // ADRENALIN® VAPORIZER // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // Stock 21-6-1 [printed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L [encircled] R 177 F [stamped] "; right side: "ONE // ADRENALIN VAPORIZER // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; left side: identical to right side; (b) "Retail // Price [printed] 4.50 [stamped] // TOP DISCOUNT // STORES // Your // Cost [printed] 3.83 [stamped]"; (g) "ADRENALIN® VAPORIZER // EFFICIENT . . . CONVENIENT // [text follows] // DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE ADRENALIN VAPORIZER // [text follows] // REPLACEMENT PARTS // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] COMPANY, LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // FL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Vaporizer unused--no chips or scratches; cardboard support has a fold in it; box shows wear; minor stains and scuffmarks; label slightly bent on right side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.228 and .375
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advertising postcard

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Dates
1893
circa 1893
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001769
Description
Used small paper postcard to Brown & Seibirt(?) from James A. Kennedy & Co.; front: address written in pencil and one 1cent blue imprinted Canadian stamp; back: filled-in form letter.
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Accession Number
996001769
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used small paper postcard to Brown & Seibirt(?) from James A. Kennedy & Co.; front: address written in pencil and one 1cent blue imprinted Canadian stamp; back: filled-in form letter.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
James A. Kennedy & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1893
circa 1893
Date Remarks
Postmarked Feb. 22, 1893
Material
paper: blue; black
Inscriptions
Front: "Brown & Seibirt[?] // Crediton // Ont"; back: "KENNEDY'S // HERBAL DISCOVERY // HAIR DRESSING. // HERBAL LIVER PILLS. // SOUTHERN ASTHMA CURE. // JAMES A. KENNEDY & CO., // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS, // 342 RICHMOND STREET, LONDON, ONT. // Dear Sir, - // We beg to advise you our Mr. M. McLENNAN will have the pleasure // of waiting on you on or about the 1st Instant ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.9 cm. x Width: 7.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; some light smudging from the ink near the top at the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See 996.001.547
Research Facts
Company open from 1883-1901
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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
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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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Bennett's inhaler

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011014
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposi…
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Accession Number
994011014
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposite ends of the diameter of the cap; the bottom of the cap is flat; a metal disk caps this cylinder; from the curved top of this disk, two hollow metal tubes extend, curving outwards slightly away from each other, and forwards; these tubes are each capped by a brown plastic applicator; each applicator has a rounded conical shape with a round hole at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Identified in a 1920 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
"HARTZ CO", "DETROIT, CLEVELAND, TORONTO" and "PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal cylinder
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Accretion of a white deposit on nasal applicators at rim of metal attachment; moderate patches of corrosion on metal surface; cap at the bottom of the instrument cannot be removed; #2: tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrated Catalogue of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 23 (item #1253) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
This anaesthetic inhaler was filled with cotton batting saturated with ether or chloroform; the anaesthetic was delivered to the patient by inserting the delivery cups into the nostrils. Dr. Williams identified this item as a "nasal douche."
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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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
Images
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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
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