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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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Antiseptic Solution

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13706
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Charles Simonds Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
011006001
Description
Clear glass bottle that once contained Wampole's Formolid Antiseptic Solution; bottle is of a modified, flat octagonal shape with a seam running diagonally around the bottle; rounded shoulders lead upwards to a thin, circular neck which curves outward to form a round lip; a white label printed on i…
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Accession Number
011006001
Collection
Charles Simonds Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Description
Clear glass bottle that once contained Wampole's Formolid Antiseptic Solution; bottle is of a modified, flat octagonal shape with a seam running diagonally around the bottle; rounded shoulders lead upwards to a thin, circular neck which curves outward to form a round lip; a white label printed on in black and red ink is wrapped around the neck of the bottle; there are three other white labels on the bottle also printed on in black ink; two rectangular ones stuck to each side and one with a straight bottom and sides and a rounded top stuck to the front; both labels on the sides contain the same information about directions but the one on the proper left is in French and the one on the proper right is in English; the label on the front contains product composition, price and company information; the manufacturer's name is printed in red ink across the label; there is the remnants of a brown cork in the top of the bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's Great Aunt from Victoria, British Columbia
Maker
Henry K. Wampole & Co.
Site Made (City)
Perth
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black, red
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on the label on the front of the bottle: "Wampole's // FORMOLID // Antiseptic // Solution // A CONCENTRATED NON-TOXIC // ANTISEPTIC AND GERMICIDE //"; embossed on the back of the bottle: "HENRY. K. WAMPOLE. CO. // LTD. // PERTH. ONT. CANADA."; printed on the label on the neck: "NONE GENUINE WITHOUT THE SIGNATURE OF // Henry K. Wampole + Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 20.8 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a white residue present inside the bottle; label has begun to discolour.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Niagara Apothecary Museum" website; "Bottlebooks.com" website
Research Facts
The Henry K. Wampole & Co. began in 1872 in the United States; Wampole was joined by Albert Koch in 1878 and by Samuel Campbell shortly afterward; the company expanded to Canada in 1893 and in 1905, a large laboratory was built in Perth, Ontario; the company continues over a century later as a subsidiary of Novopharm
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Antiseptic Solution

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13707
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Charles Simonds Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
011006002
Description
Clear glass bottle that once contained Wampole's Formolid Antiseptic Solution; bottle is of a modified, flat octagonal shape and has a seam that runs diagonally around the bottle; rounded shoulders lead upwards to a thin, circular neck which curves outward to form a round lip; there are three other…
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Accession Number
011006002
Collection
Charles Simonds Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Description
Clear glass bottle that once contained Wampole's Formolid Antiseptic Solution; bottle is of a modified, flat octagonal shape and has a seam that runs diagonally around the bottle; rounded shoulders lead upwards to a thin, circular neck which curves outward to form a round lip; there are three other white labels on the bottle also printed on in black ink; two rectangular ones stuck to each side and one with a straight bottom and sides and a rounded top stuck to the front; both labels on the sides contain the same information about directions but the one on the proper left is in French and the one on the proper right is in English; the label on the front contains product composition, price and company information; the manufacturer's name is printed in red ink across the label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's Great Aunt from Victoria, British Columbia
Maker
Henry K. Wampole & Co.
Site Made (City)
Perth
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks and company information
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on the label on the front of the bottle: "Wampole's // FORMOLID // Antiseptic // Solution // A CONCENTRATED NON-TOXIC // ANTISEPTIC AND GERMICIDE //"; embossed on the back of the bottle: "HENRY. K. WAMPOLE. CO. // LTD. // PERTH. ONT. CANADA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 20.8 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a small crack and chip in the glass leaving a hole on the proper left side of the bottle just below the shoulder; lables are discoloured and dirty;
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Niagara Apothecary Museum" website; "Bottlebooks.com" website; CD #5
Research Facts
The Henry K. Wampole & Co. began in 1872 in the United States; Wampole was joined by Albert Koch in 1878 and by Samuel Campbell shortly afterward; the company expanded to Canada in 1893 and in 1905, a large laboratory was built in Perth, Ontario; the company continues over a century later as a subsidiary of Novopharm.
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Antiseptic Solution

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13708
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Charles Simonds Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
011006003
Description
Clear glass bottle that once contained Wampole's Antiseptic Solution (Formolid); bottle is of a modified, flat octagonal shape and has a seam that runs diagonally around the bottle; rounded shoulders lead upwards to a thin, circular neck which curves outward to form a round lip; there are three oth…
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Accession Number
011006003
Collection
Charles Simonds Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Description
Clear glass bottle that once contained Wampole's Antiseptic Solution (Formolid); bottle is of a modified, flat octagonal shape and has a seam that runs diagonally around the bottle; rounded shoulders lead upwards to a thin, circular neck which curves outward to form a round lip; there are three other white labels on the bottle also printed on in black ink; two rectangular ones stuck to each side and one with a straight bottom and sides and a rounded top stuck to the front; both labels on the sides contain the same information about directions but the one on the proper left is in French and the one on the proper right is in English; the label on the front contains product composition, price and company information; the manufacturer's name is printed in red ink across the label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's Great Aunt from Victoria, British Columbia
Maker
Henry K. Wampole & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks and company information
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the label on the front of the bottle: "Wampole's // Antiseptic // Solution // (FORMOLID) // A CONCENTRATED NON [- TOXIC] // ANTISEPTIC AND GERMICIDE //"; embossed on the back of the bottle: "HENRY. K. WAMPOLE & CO // PHILADELPHIA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 20.8 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Label has yellowed significantly and the black print has worn off of most of the proper left hand side and the top portion of the label on the front; the top half of the label wrapped around the neck has ripped and fallen off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Niagara Apothecary Museum" website; "Bottlebooks.com" website
Research Facts
The Henry K. Wampole & Co. began in 1872 in the United States; Wampole was joined by Albert Koch in 1878 and by Samuel Campbell shortly afterward; the company expanded to Canada in 1893 and in 1905, a large laboratory was built in Perth, Ontario; the company continues over a century later as a subsidiary of Novopharm.
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Antiseptine dusting powder can

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7352
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1977.8.24
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a twistable top with perforations; covered with a fancy design; information is printed on the container; contains an antiseptic dusting powder.
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Accession Number
1977.8.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Home 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 fancy design; information is printed on the container; 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
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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automatic topical dispenser

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1421
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004029
Description
Automatic topical medical dispenser made of frosted molded glass has stainless steel cap with flip-up lid; lid opens to a sloped center with small opening; unable to remove lid but appears to be a metal apparatus for raising objects inside; catalogue description reads: "Automatic topical medical di…
Accession Number
993004029
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Administration, Topical -- instrumentation
Disinfection
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Automatic topical medical dispenser made of frosted molded glass has stainless steel cap with flip-up lid; lid opens to a sloped center with small opening; unable to remove lid but appears to be a metal apparatus for raising objects inside; catalogue description reads: "Automatic topical medical dispenser -- fluid never exposed until used. Light pressure of applicator or sponge on despensing disk pumps fluid to surface. No caps to remove and replace -- no need to touch bottle. Airtight check valve in stainless steel pump unit eliminates evaporation and contamination over long periods, yet is always ready for instant use."
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott; American Hospital Supply Catalogue order # 12040-020
Material
glass: frosted
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Raised design underneath: "2 OZ // .15 (A) 48 // U.S.A."; printed under lift-up cap: "MENDAUSA // STAINLESS // PAT. PEND."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.0 cm. x Diam. : 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage; #3: some matter stuck to bottom; dirty
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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bismuth-formic-iodide compound

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Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004222 a-b
Description
Half-full tin of Bismuth-Formic-Iodide Compound, an antiseptic first-aid dressing and surgical dusting powder, with twist-off cap.
Accession Number
993004222 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Description
Half-full tin of Bismuth-Formic-Iodide Compound, an antiseptic first-aid dressing and surgical dusting powder, with twist-off cap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tin
b - cap
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Maker
Sharp & Dohme (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Material
metal: navy
ink: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on metal can: BISMUTH-FORMIC-IODIDE // COMPOUND // B-F-I // 'B-F-I' powder contains Bismuth-Formic-Iodide, Zinc.phenol- // sulfonate, Bismuth subgallate, Amol (Mono-n-amy / hydro- // quinone ether), Potassium Alum, Boric Acid, Magnesium Car- // bonate, Methol, Eucalyptol, Thymol, Lactose and Talc. // SMALL SIZE - 1/4 OUNCE // SHARP & DOHME (CANADA) LTD., TORONTO, ONT.; stamped in black across front of can: "PHYSICIANS COMPLIMENTARY PACKAGE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Diam. 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 2: no damage
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bismuth-formic-iodide compound

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15100
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004315 a-b
Description
Half-full tin of Bismuth-Formic-Iodide Compound, an antiseptic first-aid dressing and surgical dusting powder, with twist-off cap.
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Accession Number
993004315 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Description
Half-full tin of Bismuth-Formic-Iodide Compound, an antiseptic first-aid dressing and surgical dusting powder, with twist-off cap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tin
b - cap
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Maker
Sharp & Dohme (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Material
metal: navy
ink: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on metal can: BISMUTH-FORMIC-IODIDE // COMPOUND // B-F-I // 'B-F-I' powder contains Bismuth-Formic-Iodide, Zinc.phenol- // sulfonate, Bismuth subgallate, Amol (Mono-n-amy / hydro- // quinone ether), Potassium Alum, Boric Acid, Magnesium Car- // bonate, Methol, Eucalyptol, Thymol, Lactose and Talc. // SMALL SIZE - 1/4 OUNCE // SHARP & DOHME (CANADA) LTD., TORONTO, ONT.; stamped in black across front of can: "PHYSICIANS COMPLIMENTARY PACKAGE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Diam. 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 2: no damage
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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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boroglyceride solution

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3930
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001139
Description
Cylindrical amber glass bottle with neck only slightly narrower than body and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; paper label on front; rectangular sticker on bottom.
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Accession Number
000001139
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical amber glass bottle with neck only slightly narrower than body and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; paper label on front; rectangular sticker on bottom.
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
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: cream; white; red
Inscriptions
Front: "ONE POUND Sol. No. 5 // SOLUTION // BOROGLYCERIDE // ZXT [illeg., handwritten] // Glycerinum Acidi Borici B.P. // [illeg., handwritten] // ANTISEPTIC, DEODORANT, // STIMULATING AND // HEALING // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA"; "J W // 12"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 18.9 cm x Diam. 6.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty, dirty, especially around lip; label yellowed and watermarked; cork crumbled around edge, does not fit tightly
Copy Type
Original
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