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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1991.17.39
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Accession Number
1991.17.39
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row A
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen emergency kit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7375
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.45 a-j
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a, c, e, g) with metal / cork tops (b, d, f, h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
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Accession Number
1977.8.45 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a, c, e, g) with metal / cork tops (b, d, f, h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
metal
cork
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
Paper label for (a) reads: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 263 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx 3 // Frosst // Rx "Acetophen" 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic. // 8-0"; (c) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 292 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with CODEINE, 1/2 gr. // Rx 3 // Frosst // Rx "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/2 gr. // Dose: – One tablet every four // hours, or as directed by physician // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25617; (e) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 222 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25597"; (g) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 282 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine, 1/4 gr. // Rx 2 (yellow) // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/4 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25607; the cardboard container has printed on it a summary of the above information.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen emergency kit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7377
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.47 a-j
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
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Accession Number
1977.8.47 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
cork
metal
Inscriptions
The label on each vial has different information on ingredients and dosage; (a) has: "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // 1 Grain // SWEETENED // C.T. No 259 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // DOSE: – One to three tablets // Acetophen: The registered trade // mark of Monoaceticacidester of // Salicylic Acid "Frosst." // 258289"; (c) has, "Physician's Sample // COMPRESSED TABLET // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND// (Quarter strength, coloured pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine Citrate .... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Antipyretic, analgesic, // sedative // 265218"; (e) has, "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // CODEINE and ATROPINE // (One fifth strength, pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 299 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // Codeine Phos. .... 1/40 gr. (0.0016G) // Atropine Sulphate 1/2000 gr. (0.00003G) // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Acetophen: — The registered trade // mark of monoaceticacidester of Sali // cylic Acid. "Frosst." // 258292"; (i) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" [cursive] // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx B // (Child's Size, Sweetened) // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate ...... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic."; at right angles to the foregoing: "152-9".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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acetophen tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7400
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
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Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: yellow; black; red
glass: amber
Inscriptions
Printed on front of box: "100 // COMPRESSED // TABLETS // No. 189 // ACETOPHEN // THE STANDARDIZED // PRODUCT // 5 Grains // Dose:– One or two // tablets three or // four times daily, // with water. // Acetophen:- // the registered // trade mark of // Acetylsalicylic // Acid // "Frosst" // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // Montreal, Canada"; label on bottle has similar information, with directions in both English and French.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
box - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on side of bottle is torn
Copy Type
Original
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acetylsalicylic acid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8145
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1981.21.2
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
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Accession Number
1981.21.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Canada Pharmacal Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
glass: brown
cork: brown
paper: beige
ink: black
compressed powder: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED // ACETYLSALICYLIC // ACID // THROAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row A
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Diam. 9.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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acid boric compressed tablet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7876
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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Adams Garlic Pearles

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1999.3.3
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Accession Number
1999.3.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Garlic has been used for centuries for all sorts of cold and flu symptoms, as a natural antibiotic. Not only will garlic help boost your immunities, it is a drying herb and an expectorant, making it great for wet coughs that are producing a lot of phlegm.
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Alder-i-ka intestinal evacuant

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1977.12.30
Description
bottle with box.
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Accession Number
1977.12.30
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Cathartics
Description
bottle with box.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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Aletris Cordial

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7890
Dates
1890
1920
1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.271
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders, a narrow neck, and a pronounced lip; corked; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.271
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders, a narrow neck, and a pronounced lip; corked; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Rio Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1920
1890-1920
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ALETRIS CORDIAL // MEDICAL PROPERTIES // UTERINE TONIC & RESTORATIVE // INDICATIONS // AMENORRHEA, DYSMENORRHEA // LEUCORRHEA PROLAPSUS // UTERI TO PREVENT MISCARRIAGE & // IT GRADUALLY RESTORES // NORMAL ACTION TO THE UTERUS AND // IMPARTS VIGOR TO THE UTERINE SYSTEM // RIO CHEMICAL CO. // ST. LOUIS USA"; embossed on the bottle: "Rio Chemical Co., St Louis, Mo, USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row D
Length
14.5 cm
Diameter
6.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1977.8.22 a-c
Description
A narrow, tubular glass bottle has a metal screw-on cap and a paper label wrapped around it; it contains alka-seltzer tablets; it comes in a long, narrow, cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1977.8.22 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A narrow, tubular glass bottle has a metal screw-on cap and a paper label wrapped around it; it contains alka-seltzer tablets; it comes in a long, narrow, cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
b - box - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Miles Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: clear
metal: light blue
paper: white; dark blue; light blue
cardboard: yellowish-white; dark blue; light blue
Inscriptions
Printed on label on bottle: "CONTENTS 25 TABLETS // Alka-Seltzer // BRAND // EFFERVESCENT ANALGESIC ALKALIZING TABLETS // ALKA-SELTZER MUST ALWAYS BE DISSOLVED IN WATER BEFORE TAKING // EACH DRY TABLET CONTAINS: 5 gr. acetylsalicylic acid and effervescent // base q.s // TABLET IN WATER BECOMES: An effervescent solution of sodium acetyl- // salicylate in alkaline buffers. // No. 15616 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // MILES LABORATORIES, LTD., TORONTO, CANADA // R595 P536 // [at an angle] 18 5106"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Copy Type
Original
Images
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