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Bay Rum and Bath label

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001526
Description
Thin paper label for Bay Rum from Cottel Drug Co.; centre has a gold facsimile of a bay leaf with a blue shadow; no adhesive remaining.
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Accession Number
996001526
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Hygiene -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for Bay Rum from Cottel Drug Co.; centre has a gold facsimile of a bay leaf with a blue shadow; no adhesive remaining.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel Drug Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Material
paper: yellow; blue; yellow; black
Inscriptions
"FOR THE TOILET // BAY RUM // AND BATH // COTTEL DRUG CO. // N.W. Corner First and Sherman Streets, // PORTLAND, OREGON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.6 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Two small gold ink smudges in the lower right; back has some stains from when it was once attached to something; very mild age/sun discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Also sold Nitric Acid, Kitsap Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy, etc.
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Beef, Iron and Wine label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2546
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001509
Description
Thin paper label for Beef, Iron and Wine; cut in a shape (like a crest), it is completely done in black ink, and outlined in various thicknesses of black lines; some stamp-like adhesive still on the back.
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Accession Number
996001509
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Wine -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for Beef, Iron and Wine; cut in a shape (like a crest), it is completely done in black ink, and outlined in various thicknesses of black lines; some stamp-like adhesive still on the back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel Drug Co., Pharmacists (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Oregon became a state
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"BEEF, IRON AND // WINE // Extract of beef, Citrate of Iron and Sherry Wine. // This preparation combines in a pleasant form the valu- // able nutritious tonic and stimulating properties of its ingre- // dients. Prompt results will follow its use in impaired nu- // trition, impoverishment of the blood, and in general debil- // ity. ADULT DOSE, one teaspoonful, between meals. // Dose for children should be reduced according to age."; who and where it's prepared by
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.4 cm. x Width: 7.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Sun/age discoloured; corners soft; right-hand "bulge" has a crease in it; a little dirty around
the edges
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Also makes Seidlitz Powders, Fragrant Cream, Kitsap Hair Tonic, Household Ammonia
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Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla label

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001517
Description
Paper label for Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla from the Cottel Drug Co.; green paper printed with black ink; back has some adhesive still attached, and some paper to which it was attached as well.
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Accession Number
996001517
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Paper label for Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla from the Cottel Drug Co.; green paper printed with black ink; back has some adhesive still attached, and some paper to which it was attached as well.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel Drug Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Oregon became a state
Material
paper: green; black
Inscriptions
"Compound Extract of // SARSAPARILLA // An Excellent Alternative for the Renovation of the // Blood and Restoration of the Tone and Vigor // of the System, and for the cure of // Scrofula, Neuralgia, Chronic Rheu- // matism, Glandular Swellings, // Pimples, Ringworm, and // all Diseases Arising // from Impurity // of the // BLOOD // DIRECTIONS. - A teaspoonful three times daily. // Children in proportion to age"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.8 cm. x Width: 7.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottom right corner has a small piece missing; sun/age discoloured, especially near the bottom; back still has some paper attached
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Also made Lenaire's Almond Cream, Kitsap Foot Powder, etc.
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Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14271
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002145
Description
Thick curved stack of about one hundred paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
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Accession Number
014002145
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- ephemera
Description
Thick curved stack of about one hundred paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. FRASER'S // Stimulating Drops // HEALTH GIVING, // PLEASANT, // REFRESHING. // Made from the formula of // the late Dr. Thos. R. Fraser, // of Halifax, N. S. // DIRECTIONS - Half a tea - // spoonful in pint of warm wa - // ter morning and evening and // occasionally. // Prepared by // J. D. B. FRASER & SON, // PHARMACISTS, // PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has surface grime, shows wear along edges with some edges curved under, large brown stain in centre; all labels are completely stuck together and cannot be separated
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14272
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002146
Description
Stack of about twelve paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
Accession Number
014002146
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- ephemera
Description
Stack of about twelve paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. FRASER'S // Stimulating Drops // HEALTH GIVING, // PLEASANT, // REFRESHING. // Made from the formula of // the late Dr. Thos. R. Fraser, // of Halifax, N. S. // DIRECTIONS - Half a tea - // spoonful in pint of warm wa - // ter morning and evening and // occasionally. // Prepared by // J. D. B. FRASER & SON, // PHARMACISTS, // PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has surface grime, shows wear along edges with some edges curved under, large brown stain in centre; all labels are completely stuck together and cannot be separated
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Pettis' Australian Blood Purifier label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2544
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001507
Description
Thin paper label for Dr. Pettis' Australian Blood Purifier; done in black on white (or once was paper; indentations from printing clear on the back side
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Accession Number
996001507
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for Dr. Pettis' Australian Blood Purifier; done in black on white (or once was paper; indentations from printing clear on the back side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
J. L. Bean (product?)
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
No patent number
Material
paper: black; white
Inscriptions
"DR. PETTIS' // AUSTRALIAN // BLOOD PURIFIER // Is composed of Medical Herbs // and Roots discovered while // travelling in the Islands. // A GREAT RESTORER OF HEALTH // From an impure state of the // Blood or disordered stomach. // A certain remedy for // Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, // Loss of Appetite, General Debi- // lity or Weakness, caused by Ex- // posure, Imprudence or Excess, // Coughs, Colds, Headache, Cos- // tiveness, Biliousness, etc."; directions then listed
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.6 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Top third has a crease in it, left edge has several tears; bottom left corner is bent; bottom, near middle of "frame" are two small stains; sun/age discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
J. L. Bean also "put up" W.A. Hoffman's Oriental Anodyne
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elixir vitriol label

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Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002123
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for elixir vitriol and the manufacturer's name and address.
  1 image  
Accession Number
014002123
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Sulfuric Acid
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for elixir vitriol and the manufacturer's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
James D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ELIXIR VITRIOL // JAMES D. B. FRASER & SON, // Chemists, Pictou, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 5.9 cm x Width 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor yellowing
Copy Type
Original
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elixir vitriol label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14250
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002124
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for elixir vitriol and the manufacturer's name and address.
  1 image  
Accession Number
014002124
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Sulfuric Acid
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular cream paper label for elixir vitriol and the manufacturer's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
James D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ELIXIR VITRIOL // JAMES D. B. FRASER & SON, // Chemists, Pictou, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 5.9 cm x Width 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Fragrant Cream label

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001506
Description
Thin paper label for Fragrant Cream which was once affixed to a bottle or tin; back still has stamp-like adhesive; front: thick border of a solid red line, a thick solid gold line and a thinner "waved" line (like a cursive lower-case "u"); message in black tells what the cream does, how to use it a…
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001506
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Skin Care -- ephemera
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for Fragrant Cream which was once affixed to a bottle or tin; back still has stamp-like adhesive; front: thick border of a solid red line, a thick solid gold line and a thinner "waved" line (like a cursive lower-case "u"); message in black tells what the cream does, how to use it and who prepared it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel Drug Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
After Oregon became an official state
Material
paper: red; black; yellow
Inscriptions
"FRAGRANT CREAM // The Most Exquisite Preparation // FOR THE SKIN. // Cures Chapped Hands, Chafed and // Scaled Skin. // Removes Tan and Freckles. // Ladies pronounce it perfection. // Excellent to use after shaving. // PERFECTLY HARMLESS. // DIRECTIONS. - Shake the bottle // and apply to parts affected on retir- // ing or after washing in the morning. // PREPARED ONLY BY // COTTEL DRUG COMPANY, // Prescription Department," [address]
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Width: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some sun/age discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Also prepared Seidlitz Powders, Beef, Iron and Wine, Kitsap Hair Tonic, Household Ammonia, etc.
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Fragrant Cream label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2551
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001514
Description
Thin paper label for Fragrant Cream which was once affixed to a bottle or tin; back still has tamp-like adhesive; front: thick border of a solid red line, a thick solid gold line and a hinner "waved" line (like a cursive lower-case "u"); message in black tells what the cream oes, how to use it and …
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001514
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Skin Care -- ephemera
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for Fragrant Cream which was once affixed to a bottle or tin; back still has tamp-like adhesive; front: thick border of a solid red line, a thick solid gold line and a hinner "waved" line (like a cursive lower-case "u"); message in black tells what the cream oes, how to use it and who prepared it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel & Co., Druggists (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Oregon became a state
Material
paper: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
"FRAGRANT CREAM // The Most Exquisite Preparation // FOR THE SKIN. // Cures Chapped Hands, Chafed and // Scaled Skin. // Removes Tan and Freckles. // Ladies pronounce it perfection. // Excellent to use after shaving. // PERFECTLY HARMLESS. // DIRECTIONS. - Shake the bottle // and apply to parts affected on retir- // ing or after washing in the morning. // PREPARED ONLY BY // COTTEL DRUG COMPANY, // Prescription Department," [address]
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Width: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Light sun/age discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Also made White Pine Syrup Compound, Lenaire Almond Cream, etc.
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