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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997002468 a-v
Description
A rounded double sided rectangular leather medicine case (a) with interior fitted slots for individual containers (b-v); four glass stoppered bottles, two contain liquid (b-e); seventeen glass vials (f-v) with wooden cap and paper label; labels are hand written in Latin with a fountain pen; vials c…
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Accession Number
997002468 a-v
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A rounded double sided rectangular leather medicine case (a) with interior fitted slots for individual containers (b-v); four glass stoppered bottles, two contain liquid (b-e); seventeen glass vials (f-v) with wooden cap and paper label; labels are hand written in Latin with a fountain pen; vials contain round pills and interior lined in faded velvet; protective leather flap on a narrow compartment and covering the contents of one side; hidden lock closure.
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
a - case - Size (folded): Length 17.7 cm x Width 11.4 cm x Depth 7.1 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
c - bottle - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
d - bottle - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
e - bottle - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
f - vial - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
h - vial - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
i - vial - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
j - vial - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
k - vial - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam.1.6 cm
l - vial - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
m - vial - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
n - vial - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
o - vial - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
p - vial - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
q - vial - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
r - vial - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
s - vial - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
t - vial - Size: Length 3.0. cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
u - vial - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
v - vial - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Material
leather: green
fabric: red, tan
glass: clear
wood: brown
metal: yellow
paper: cream
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle (d): "Vin Ipic."; printed on vials (f): "194 // Acid Arseniosi, gN // Ferri. Redact, gr 144. // Sacchari Alb, gr 100"; (g): "Calomel"; (h): "154. // Ferri Sulph: Excis: // Pil: Assafalide Co. P.B. // aa.gr.ist"; (i): "32 // Coloc et Hy os, gr4. // Hydrarg gr 1."; (j): "73. // Pil: Ferri Co. P.L.gr. ij // Aloes et Myrrh. P.B. // Pulv: Saponis // gr ij."; (k): 162. // Pil: Hydrarg,. // Ext: Colchici Acet. // Ext: Hyoscyami / Pulv: Pit; Rhei Co. // P.B. aa gr i."; (l): "96. // Pulv Rhei gr i: // Aloes Soc…- i. // Saponis…- ss. // Capsici….- ss. // Ext Gent … - I."; (m): "151. Ext: Nucis Vomicæ pil. // Ferri Sulph: Exsic: gr iss. // Ext. Aloes Barb. P. B. // gr i."; (n): "179. // Quinæ Sulph. // Ferri Sulph. // Zinci Sulph // aa gr ss."; (o): "no. 5. // Acid Gallic // gr. IV."; (p): "90. // Plumb Opio. // P. B. // gr 4."; (q): "no. 49. // Podophyllin g 1/4 // Ext Coloc Co gr iij // Ext Hyos gr I"; (r): "no 1. // Pil. Aper. Gr iv. // R_Calomel. // Ext. Coloc. Co. // Sapon. Mollis, aa.3ss. // Jalapinæ. gr. x // no 1. // P. Jalapæ.3 i. // Gingerine, gr.ij. // Ext. Aloes. Aq., 3 iij // Syrupi. Q.s. // ft. pilitæ. gr.iv"; (s): "144 // Pulv Digicalis // ___ Sillx // Pit. Hydrarg // Ext. Hyos.a.a // gr.1."; (t): "19 // Calomel et Opii, // gr I gr ¼"; (u): "Antimon Tart. "; (v): "200. // Ext Aloes Aquos. // -- Rhei // Pulv Zingib a.a gr j. // Ext. Nucis Vomicæ. // gr ¼."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-5
Condition Remarks
Leather very worn; interior fabric faded from bright red to tan; paper yellowed slightly; one fitted slat loose; empty vials contain powdered residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University #: 997.002.004; CD #6
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend - Vandewater Galler in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010; On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
1930
1920 - 1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997001959 a-vv
Description
A rectangular leather medical case (a) with 3 removable trays (b, c, d) of medicine vials (e-vv); vial (e) is glass with a black metal screw top; vials (f, g, i, k-q, v-y, bb, ll) are glass with metal screw-top caps; vials (h, j, r-u, z, aa, cc-kk, mm-vv) have cork stoppers in the top; all vials ar…
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Accession Number
997001959 a-vv
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A rectangular leather medical case (a) with 3 removable trays (b, c, d) of medicine vials (e-vv); vial (e) is glass with a black metal screw top; vials (f, g, i, k-q, v-y, bb, ll) are glass with metal screw-top caps; vials (h, j, r-u, z, aa, cc-kk, mm-vv) have cork stoppers in the top; all vials are labelled using slices of the labels in 997002489.
Number Of Parts
48
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 31.4 cm x Width 19.2 cm x Depth 15.5 cm
b - tray - Size: Length 27.8 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
c - tray - Size: Length 27.8 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
d - tray - Size: Length 27.8 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
f - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
h - vial - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
i - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
j - vial - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
k - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
l - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
m - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
n - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
o - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
p - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
q - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
r - vial - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
s - vial - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
t - vial - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
u - vial - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
v - vial - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
w - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
x - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
y - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
z - vial - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
aa - vial - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
bb - vial - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
cc - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
dd - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
ee - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
ff - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
gg - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
hh - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
ii - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
jj - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
kk - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
ll - vial - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
mm - vial - Size: Length 13.7 x Diam. 2.0 cm
nn - vial - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
oo - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
pp - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
qq - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
rr - vial - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
ss - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
tt - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
uu - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
vv - vial - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Provenance
Dontated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University; the case was owned by Dr. Horace. C. Mabee, M.D., C. M. of Kingston..
Dates
1920
1930
1920 - 1930
Date Remarks
Based on date of stamp on shipping box of new labels
Material
leather: black
metal: grey
glass: clear
paint: black
cork: brown
paper: cream
Inscriptions
printed on vial (e): “s[Illeg.]da – Bicarb”; (f): “Cal 1/4”; (g): “Cal + // so[Illeg.]”; (h): “Amino // [Illeg.]lline // [Illeg.]; (i): “Tumin[Illeg.] // 1 ½ - ¼ gr”; (j): “Nitro // glycerine”; (k): “Torman”; (l): “[Illeg.]gitalis // 1 ½”; (m): “soda // Bicarb”; (n): “Asthma”; (o): “cal 1/10”; (p): “sodium amptal iii”; (q): “camphor // opii Tannin”; (r): “Asthma”; (s): “Chlorodyne”; (t): “sodium // salicylate”; (u): “Trigesic”; (v): “soda // bicarb”; (w): “sulfa // 7 ½ “; (x): “[Illeg.] // Children”; (y): “sulfa 7 ½ // gr”; (z): “K.I”; (aa): “Codine // ¼”; (bb): “mercury”, “POISON”; (cc): “B[Illeg} // s[Illeg.]”, “POISON”; (dd): “Friars // Balsam”; (ee): “[Illeg.] // Hydrate // Co”; (ff): “arom // spls // ammonia”; (gg): “sulfa”; (hh): “na Br”; (ii): “Casceema”; (jj): “Hyper // Tension”; (kk): “ APC + C”; (ll): “APC”; (mm): “ARC + C”; (nn): “APC”; (oo): “H. H. (o)”; (qq): “B // Chloro // dyne”; (ss): “wine”; (tt): “Bronchial // (P)”; (uu): “Syr nebite // Pine Co”; (vv): “Squille[Illeg.] // (o)”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
All labels are printed with his name and there is a shipping box addressed to him within the case (997002489); CD #1
Exhibit History
On display in the Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall removed January 27, 2010
Images
Less detail