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Acetic Acid [product label]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7185
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.232
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1977.12.232
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
T.B. Taylor's Drug and Book Store
Site Made (City)
Watford
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: cream
ink: black; grey
Inscriptions
"FROM T. B. TAYLOR’S // DRUG & BOOK STORE // MAIN ST // WATFORD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 3.2 cm x Width 6.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing; wear around edges.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Acetic Acid [product label]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7186
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.233
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1977.12.233
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
T.B. Taylor's Drug and Book Store
Site Made (City)
Watford
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: cream
ink: black; grey
Inscriptions
"FROM T. B. TAYLOR’S // DRUG & BOOK STORE // MAIN ST // WATFORD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 3.2 cm x Width 6.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing, wear around edges, 1.2 cm tear at top.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Acetic Acid [product label]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7187
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.234
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1977.12.234
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
T.B. Taylor's Drug and Book Store
Site Made (City)
Watford
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: cream
ink: black; grey
Inscriptions
"FROM T. B. TAYLOR’S // DRUG & BOOK STORE // MAIN ST // WATFORD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 3.2 cm x Width 6.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing, wear around edges.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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advertising booklet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2935
Dates
1869
circa 1869
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001898
Description
Paper hardcover book put out by Barry, Du Barry & Co. for their product "Revalenta Arabica"; inside - brief product promises and many testimonials; one page missing.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001898
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Paper hardcover book put out by Barry, Du Barry & Co. for their product "Revalenta Arabica"; inside - brief product promises and many testimonials; one page missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July, 1993.
Maker
Barry, Du Barry & Co. Wertheimer, Lea & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
Great Britain
Dates
1869
circa 1869
Date Remarks
Dated
Material
paper: green; black
Inscriptions
"THE // NATURAL RESTORER // OF // PERFECT HEALTH // TO THE // MOST ENFEEBLED OR SHATTERED CONSTITUTION, // WITHOUT MEDICINE, INCONVENIENCE OR EXPENSE; // OR HOW // SPEEDILY AND RADICALLY TO REMOVE // WITHOUT MEDICINE, // DYSPEPSIA (INDIGESTION), NERVOUSNESS, CONSTIPATION, FLATU- // LENCY, PHLEGM, BILIOUSNESS, LIVER COMPLAINTS, HYSTERIA, NEURALGIA, SLEEPLESSNESS, // ACIDITY ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Length
16.6 cm.
Width
10.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age/sun discoloured and stained; cover corners are soft
Copy Type
Original
Images
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advertising booklet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7430
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.24
Description
A small, rectangular booklet of 12 pages plus front and back covers; the front cover is illustrated with a border designed to look like the border of a fine tapestry; the booklet is primarily an advertisement for Perry Davis Pain-Killer, including pictorial advertisements, testimonials and claims, …
  2 images  
Accession Number
1978.14.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A small, rectangular booklet of 12 pages plus front and back covers; the front cover is illustrated with a border designed to look like the border of a fine tapestry; the booklet is primarily an advertisement for Perry Davis Pain-Killer, including pictorial advertisements, testimonials and claims, as well as jokes and facts to entertain the reader and directions on dyeing fabrics; the binding is sewn.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Perry Davis & Son & Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Date printed inside booklet
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "All Sorts"; printed on the inside: "Head Quarters // – OF THE – / PAIN - KILLER // – IN – // MONTREAL. // PAIN - KILLER. // 'T CURES, WHEN TAKEN INTERNALLY, // Cramp. Cholera, Dysentery, // Diarrhoea, Painter's Colic, Bowel Com- // plaints, Pain in the Stomach, Liver Complaints, Sore // Throat. Sudden Colds, Coughs, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, &c. // WHEN USED EXTERNALLY, IT CURES // Boils, Felons, Cuts, Bruises, Burns and Scalds, Old Sores, // Sprains, Swelling of Joints, Toothache, Pain // in the Face, Neuralgia, Rheuma - // tism, Frosted Feet, &c. // For Cholera Morbus and Cholera Infantum as well as all Summer Com - // plaints of a similar nature"; this page is illustrated with a drawing of the company headquarters; printed in black ink on the back cover are two advertisements for other products; "For CONSUMPTION and all Diseases that lead to it, // SUCH AS // Coughs, Neglected Colds, Bronchitis, Pain in the Chest, // – AND – // ALL DISEASES OF THE LUNGS // ALLEN'S LUNG BALSAM // Is the Great Modern Remedy. – For Croup it is almost a specific. // It excites expectoration, and causes the lungs to throw off the phlegm or mucus // Physicians having consumptive patients, // and who, having to cure them with their own medicine, we would recommend // to give ALLEN'S LUNG BALSAM a try // Sold by all druggist's, $1.00 per bottle"; on the second half: "BEARINE // FOR THE // HAIR. // IT IS A HAIR BEAUTIFIER, PRESERVER AND DRESSING. // This elegant preparation named from the CANADA BEAR, from which its most // essental element is obtained // SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS // PRICE, 50 CENTS PER BOTTLE // PERRY DAVIS & SON & LAWRENCE, // PROPRIETOR'S, MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 18.2 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed with age and has been water stained and spotted; there is a small tear on the upper left-hand corner.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 117
Research Facts
Claims to cure cholera, dysentery and diphtheria; claims to have "stood the test of forty years' trial."
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A. H. Lewis Medicine Co. [business envelope]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2622
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001585
Description
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001585
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
A. H. Lewis Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Smith Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: black; blue; green; white
Inscriptions
Front: "IN 10 DAYS RETURN TO // THE A.H. LEWIS MEDICINE // Smiths Falls ... Ont., Can. // Messrs // The Sentinel Publishing Co. Ltd. // 37-39 McCaw St. // Toronto Ont. // Nature's Remedy // Reg. U.S. Pat. Office // NR - Tablets - NR "; "Landmark" written in pencil
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured around the edges
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Aspargin Kidney Pills [advertising ink blotter]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2484
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001447
Description
Cardboard blotter for Davis & Lawrence Aspargin Kidney Pills; very similar to .446, except background is white and all lettering is in black; back does have some ink on it; no druggist's stamp.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001447
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Cardboard blotter for Davis & Lawrence Aspargin Kidney Pills; very similar to .446, except background is white and all lettering is in black; back does have some ink on it; no druggist's stamp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15 1995 (before).
Maker
David & Lawrence Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
When the company moved to New York
Material
paper: black; yellow; white
Inscriptions
"DAVIS & LAWRENCE // ASPARGIN // the D & L // KIDNEY // PILLS // For INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS of the // KIDNEYS & BLADDER // STANDARD - ALT. [?]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.3 cm. x Width: 8.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Edges are a little soft; back: staining around the edges; some ink marks from blotting; some of the front ink has stained through
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Athlo-Ointment [advertising ink blotter]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2466
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001429
Description
Blotter of heavy paper with "Gibson Girl" style drawing of a woman in yellow gown, advertising Athlo-ointment.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001429
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Ointments -- advertisements
Cough -- drug therapy, advertisements
Common Cold -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Blotter of heavy paper with "Gibson Girl" style drawing of a woman in yellow gown, advertising Athlo-ointment.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Maker
Hayes Litho Co.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Gibson Girl theme
Material
heavy paper: grey; tan; white; yellow; brown; blue; maroon
Inscriptions
Front reads, "When your children have Croup, Cold or // Sore Throat, there is nothing so good as // Athlo-Ointment // It will not blister the skin or stain the clothing // For Sale by // The Athlophoros Co. New Haven, Conn."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.7 cm. x Width: 8.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bend from top right corner to middle of right side
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Athlo - Tablets [advertising ink blotter]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2465
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001428
Description
Blotter of heavy paper with "Gibson Girl" style drawing of a woman in blue gown, advertising Athlotablets.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001428
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Cathartics -- advertisements
Constipation -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Blotter of heavy paper with "Gibson Girl" style drawing of a woman in blue gown, advertising Athlotablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Maker
Hayes Litho Co.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Gibson Girl theme
Material
paper: white; buff; grey; taupe; blue; tan; pink; red; yellow; brown; maroon
Inscriptions
Front reads, "Of the thousand and one things // there is nothing better for a // Constipated Condition than // Athlo-Tablets // For Sale by // The Athlophoros Co. New Haven Conn."; back is blank
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.8 cm. x Width: 8.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Small bend, upper right corner; small discolouration 1.5 cm from right edge, 5.5 cm from top; back has some slight rubbing on left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Snake-Oil Syndrome: Patent Medicine Advertising" by A. Walker Bingham, Christoper Publishing Co., Hanover, Mass., 1994
Research Facts
Athlophoros also the makers of a patent medicine for rheumatism
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Ayer's Ague Cure [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2687
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001650
Description
Small trade card for Ayer's Ague Cure; front: chromolithograph of a young woman giving this to a Mexican lad in a tropical locale.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001650
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- anti-pyretic -- advertisements
Description
Small trade card for Ayer's Ague Cure; front: chromolithograph of a young woman giving this to a Mexican lad in a tropical locale.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1996.
Maker
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: green; blue; red; yellow; black
Inscriptions
"AYER'S AGUE CURE // IS WARRANTED TO CURE // FEVER & AGUE AND ALL // MALARIAL DISORDERS. // OVER."; back: "AYER'S AGUE CURE IS // a purely vegetable bitter and // powerful tonic ..." and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.1 cm. x Width: 6.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
A number of large creases, "breaking" the paper in front or back; some general stains (dirt) and a small amount of age/sun discolouration; front: left bottom corner, top paper has ripped away
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Secret Nostrums & Systems" by Chas. W. Oleson, p. 9
Research Facts
Contained amorphous cinchona alkaloids, cinchonine, cinchonidine, quinine, and quinidine
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