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pharmacy bottles in protective case

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Dates
1920
1950
c. 1920-1950
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
992061001 a-j
Description
Travelling prescription bottles with glass stoppers are inserted into metal sheaths; bottoms have cotton ball padding; tops have spring-loaded plate trattling; appears to be constructed to fit into a case or box (missing)
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Accession Number
992061001 a-j
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Travelling prescription bottles with glass stoppers are inserted into metal sheaths; bottoms have cotton ball padding; tops have spring-loaded plate trattling; appears to be constructed to fit into a case or box (missing)
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - stuck together
b - black; stuck in shell
c - lid for (b)
d - glass bottle
e - metal bottom for (d)
f - metal top for (d)
g - glass bottle with stopper
h - metal bottom for
i - metal top for
j - paper label for (d)
Dates
1920
1950
c. 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Though the bottles themselves are of an older style, Drs. Bogart and Boucher, a father and son-in-law partnership, had a practice together in Kingston from around the 1920s onward. According to the label on one of the bottles, the bottles most likely came from this practice.
Material
glass: clear; grey
metal: grey
fabric: white
Inscriptions
On label: "& BOUCHER // T., KINGSTON // to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. // with label"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - stuck together - Size: Length 12.3 cm. x Diam. 4.5 cm
b - black; stuck in shell - Size: Length 11.9 cm. x Diam. 4.5 cm
c - lid for (b) - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Diam. 5.0 cm
d - glass bottle with label - Size: Length 9.1 cm. x Diam. 4.1cm
e - metal bottom for (d) - Size: Length 6.3 cm. x Diam. 4.5 cm
f - metal top for (d) - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Diam. 5.0 cm
g - glass bottle with stopper - Size: Length 9.0 cm. x Diam. 3.5 cm
h - metal bottom for (g) - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diam. 3.7 cm
i - metal top for (g) - Size: Length 6.2 cm. x Diam. 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
some metal is corroded inside where medicine leaked; scratches; dents; #2: lids corroded; liquid inside vial b
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://www.aquaexplorers.com/Bottle_collecting_mold_marks.htm
https://www.facebook.com/VintageKingston/photos/a.161632017314321/1466515323492644/?type=3&theater
Research Facts
The bottles appear to have no seam, which indicates that they may have been hand blown.
Drs. Bogart and Boucher practised together in Kingston. Dr. Boucher was married to Dr. Bogart's daughter Thelma Wells Bogart, who was a horticulturalist.
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