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bottle of digitalis folium

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
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Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 29.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.2 cm x Diam 17.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Sam Cronk of Belleville, Ontario.
Maker
Ayerst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1000 Ayerst 1000 // DRY POWDER CAPSULE // No. 313 // DIGITALIS FOLIUM // PYHSIOLOGICALLY TESTED // 15 MINIMS // Tincture of Digitalis C.F. // Made in Canada // AYERST, McKENNA & HARRISION // Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemists // MONTREAL CANADA"; embossed on bottom: "9 // 950 // D // 8366".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 A
Condition Remarks
Label faded; minor white paint flecks on glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Queens Senate Medical School Scholarships Web site; The Canadian Encyclopedia Web site; CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Sam Cronk graduated from Queens Medical School in 1915; his son, Dr. L. Bruce Cronk, who donated this bottle also graduated from Queens Medical School in 1946; The first pharmaceutical company in Canada was established in Toronto in 1879 by E.B. Shuttleworth.
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Digifoline ampoules

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE [logo: two hexagons, one inside the other, with a monogram of CIBA inside the inner one] MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
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Digitalis compound

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4098
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001305 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a cylindrical neck and a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/2 full of pills
Accession Number
000001305 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a cylindrical neck and a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/2 full of pills
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: red; cream
glass: brown
metal: black; orange-red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "2 doz // 35 [handwritten] // 500 G.C.P. No. 862 // DIGITALIS // COMPOUND, // B.P. CODEX // (GUY'S HOSPITAL) // (PILL DIGITALIS, SQUILL AND // MERCURY, N.F.V.) // GLOSS-COATED PILLS // Mass of Mercury - 1 grain // Powd. Squill - - 1 grain // Powd. Digitalis - 1 grain // AVERAGE DOSE–1 Pill. // NOTE – Subject to deterioration // by age through spontaneous de- // composition of active ingredient. // C772359 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "2 4099 D [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Condition Remarks
Bottle dusty; label yellowing, dirty; cap corroding where paint has been scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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digitalis, strophanthus and strychnine tablets

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Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001194
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with metal cap (b) and paper label, sealed in a translucent paper wrapper.
Accession Number
000001194
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with metal cap (b) and paper label, sealed in a translucent paper wrapper.
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
1945
circa 1945
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; cream; blue; translucent brown
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 C.C.T. No. 192 // DIGITALIS // STROPHANTHUS // AND STRYCHNINE // Chocolate coated // Tablets // Dose: // 1 or 2 tablets // PARKE-DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; right side: "C766820 // Tr. Digitalis, Food and // Drugs Act – 4 mins. // Tr. Strophanthus, // Food and Drugs Act 1 min. // Strychnine Nitrate 1/100 gr."; left side: "NOTE: Subject to deteriora- // tion by age through sponta- // neous decomposition"; back: handwritten, illegible.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 6.1 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Long (4.3 cm) tear in back of paper wrapper; smaller (0.5 cm) tears on front; impossible to determine condition of bottle and cap without destroying wrapper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
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Digitalone ampoules

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001237 a-o
Description
Cardboard box (a) containing another cardboard box (b) that contains a dull blade (c) and 12 smaller carboard boxes (d-o), all sealed; each presumably contains a glass ampoule; outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000001237 a-o
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Cardboard box (a) containing another cardboard box (b) that contains a dull blade (c) and 12 smaller carboard boxes (d-o), all sealed; each presumably contains a glass ampoule; outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - outer box - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - inner box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
c- blade - Size: Length 3.7 cm x Width 0.6 cm
d - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
e - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
f - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
g - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
h - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
i - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
j - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
k - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
l - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
m - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
n - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
o - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Stated on box
Material
cardboard: beige; red; black; cream; brown
paper: white; orange
metal: grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "1 Dozen 1 cc. Size No. 130 // GLASEPTIC AMPOULES // DIGITALONE // EACH CC. IS EQUIVALENT TO: // 1 cc. (17 mins.) Tr. Digitalis // Food and Drugs Act or 1 Inter. Unit. // CHLORETONE // (Chloroform derivative), 0.5% // Activity determined by physio- // logic tests. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "Use enclosed marker to scratch // the ampoule at the constriction. // Break by gentle pressure. // [line drawing of an ampoule with arrow indicating constriction] // SCRATCH HERE // MANUFACTURED // Apr. 1943 [stamped]"; back: "X451 [handwritten] // USES // Digitalone is a solution of the puri- // fied active constitutents of Digitalis // leaves, sterilized and physiologically // standardized. It should be used to // replace the tincture and similar crude // derivatives of this drug. // CONTRAINDICATIONS // Simple cardiac hypertrophy, exces- // sive compensatory hypertrophy, high // arterial tension, atheroma, aneurism, // apoplexy, fatty degeneration // of the heart. // Dose – As directed by the physician. // MADE IN CANADA"; left side: " "Glaseptic Ampoules // P.D. & Co." assure the // physician of thorough // sterilization, accuracy // of dose, uniformity of // chemical and physio- // logical tests, and a // type of glass that // properly preserves // these essential char- // acteristics. // [logo--see sketch on accession sheet]"; top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // Laboratories: // Detroit, U.S.A. // Walkerville, Canada // London, England // Sydney, Australia // Havana, Cuba Shanghai, China // Mexico City, Mexico // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Buenos Aires, Argentina // C755890 [stamped]"; bottom: "No. [illeg.] 0 // DIGITALONE // [illeg.] place, preferably // [illeg.] igerator. // N // 1H9"; (d-o) top: "1 CC. Size GLASEPTIC AMPOULE No. 130 // DIGITALONE // CHLORETONE 0.5%"; front: "Each cc. is equivalent to 1 cc. Tr. Digitalis // Food and Drugs Act or 1 International Unit. // Store in a cool place, preferably in a refrigerator."; bottom: "C755890 [stamped] // Each ampoule contains sufficient // excess to permit withdrawal and // administration of 1 cc."; back: "STERILE SOLUTION // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; left side: identical to right side.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row F
Condition Remarks
Outer box severely yellowed, dirty; inner box and ampoule boxes yellowed; some ink smeared on ampoule boxes; some corrosion on blade.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
Wikipedia "Digitalis"
Research Facts
From plant digitalis, used for cardiac problems.
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drug vial - digitalis

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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1970.10.1
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top half-filled with brownish colour coated tablets.
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Accession Number
1970.10.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top half-filled with brownish colour coated tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
drugs: brown
Inscriptions
Label has: "Heart Tablets (Digitalis) [handwritten]" and "DIRECTIONS" followed by handwritten directions and dosages.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The label is not well glued to the vial; #2: no chips or cracks in the glass; the lid is discoloured with a black sheen but no active corrosion; the label is yellowed and stained, but firmly affixed to the glass; pills appear whole.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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Wellcome Tincture of Digitalis

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Dates
1914
circa 1914
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
996001160
Description
Square amber glass bottle; paper labels on two sides of bottle; one label is much longer than the other; cylindrical neck with cork stopper.
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Accession Number
996001160
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square amber glass bottle; paper labels on two sides of bottle; one label is much longer than the other; cylindrical neck with cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb. 1994.
Maker
Burroughs, Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Wellcome // Tincture of // Digitalis // British Pharmacopoeia 1914 // Poison // Burroughs, Wellcome & Co. // London (Eng.) // 16 Fl. oz. (455 cc.)"; "Wellcome Chem Works" embossed in glass on bottom of bottle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.2 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 6.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper labels are discoloured and very brittle; appears to be deposits on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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