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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
Images
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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
000006021
Description
Booklet consisting of one sheet of stiff paper and seven sheets of thin paper bound with two staples along the centre line and folded in half; thus it has 28 pages; the booklet promotes Cow Brand Baking Soda as an antacid home remedy; the booklet also cites 32 symptoms and uses for which baking sod…
Accession Number
000006021
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Antacids -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- advertisements
Description
Booklet consisting of one sheet of stiff paper and seven sheets of thin paper bound with two staples along the centre line and folded in half; thus it has 28 pages; the booklet promotes Cow Brand Baking Soda as an antacid home remedy; the booklet also cites 32 symptoms and uses for which baking soda may be effective.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
Church & Dwight Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Dated on the copyright on the title page
Material
paper: yellow; beige
Inscriptions
The title page reads, "A Friend in // Need // DWIGHT'S // COW BRAND // BAKING SODA // FACTS WORTH KNOWING ABOUT // COW BRAND BAKING SODA // AS A PROVED MEDICAL // AGENT // CHURCH & DWIGHT Limited // 2715 Reading Street // Montreal, Canada // Copyright 1933 Printed in Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #1
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The cover and text block have discoloured overall, and are split at the back; there are tears on the first page, the last page, and the back cover; the last page is dog-eared; there are stains on all pages.
Copy Type
Original
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Brayley Drug Co. Ltd. [business envelope]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2816
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001779
Description
Paper envelope from the Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.; front: top left -- facsimile of Dr. Wilson; red two cent Canadian stamp; opened on the right side; bottom half has a long rectangular "window" (just oiled the paper) with rounded ends.
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Accession Number
996001779
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper envelope from the Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.; front: top left -- facsimile of Dr. Wilson; red two cent Canadian stamp; opened on the right side; bottom half has a long rectangular "window" (just oiled the paper) with rounded ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
The Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Postmarked Aug. 10, 1916
Material
paper: black; blue; orange; red
Inscriptions
"In 15 days return to The Home of // DR. WILSON'S HERBINE BITTERS // THE BRAYLEY DRUG CO. LTD. // Wholesale Druggists // ST. JOHN, N.B."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.5 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: top left corner is bent, creased and torn; most of the edges are bent or creased to some extent; back: some dirt, stains and ink marks; wax has stained "window" shape onto back
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Brayley Sons & Co [business invoice]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2841
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001804
Description
Paper invoice from Brayley Sons & Co. for Mr. George Crass for ordered products; top third has lithograph of their building; the rest has products ordered, cost, etc.
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Accession Number
996001804
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- ephemera
Description
Paper invoice from Brayley Sons & Co. for Mr. George Crass for ordered products; top third has lithograph of their building; the rest has products ordered, cost, etc.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Brayley Sons & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Date Remarks
Dated Sept. 10, 1901
Material
paper: blue; brown; pink
Inscriptions
"OFFICE & WAREHOUSE, 58 WELLINGTON ST. // BRAYLEY SONS & CO. // Wholesale // Patent Medicines // & Chemicals. // SOLE PROPRIETORS // of THE // TURKISH DYES. // Terms: 5% 30 days or 5 months // Montreal, Sept 10 1901. // Mr. Geo. Cross, Irish Creek, Ont. // IN ANSWER TO YOUR ORDER OF Mr. Johnson AND SHIPPED TO YOUR RISK BY C/O W. Connerty // Irish Creek // 1 Doz Castoria 3- 3- // 1" Cherry Balsam 1 75 ['75' superscripted] 175 ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.1 cm. x Width: 17.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; several creases; bottom and top right corners bent; small tear bottom edge near left
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Carbolized Witch-Hazel Salve [product label]

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001783
Description
Small circular label for Carbolized Witch-Hazel Salve; tells what it helps and directions on dosage; adhesive still on back.
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Accession Number
996001783
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures -- ephemera
Description
Small circular label for Carbolized Witch-Hazel Salve; tells what it helps and directions on dosage; adhesive still on back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"CARBOLIZED // Witch-Hazel Salve // For Cuts, Burns, Bruises, Ulcers, Salt // Rheum, Tetter, Fever Sores, Lame Back, // Rheumatism, Pains and Aches, Piles, Chil- // blains, Boils, Felons, Pimples, Chapped // and ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Diam. : 4.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2554
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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cough pills label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14253
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002127
Description
Rectangular yellow paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
  1 image  
Accession Number
014002127
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- ephemera
MM= Drug Packaging -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular yellow paper label for cough pills printed with the product name 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
Henry Fraser
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COUGH PILLS. // HENRY FRASER, // Corner of Water and South Market Sts. // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 6 cm x Width 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Ink is slightly faded; right side of label has spots of very light brown residue
Copy Type
Original
Images
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cough pills label

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14254
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002128
Description
Rectangular green paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
  1 image  
Accession Number
014002128
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- ephemera
MM= Drug Packaging -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular green paper label for cough pills printed with the product name 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
Henry Fraser
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: green
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COUGH PILLS. // HENRY FRASER, // Corner of Water and South Market Sts. // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 6 cm x Width 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Ink is slightly faded; right side of label has spots of very light brown residue
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd. [promotional booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2610
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001573
Description
Booklet printed in black and red advertising various products of the Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd.; 8 pages; Painkiller, Menthol the D & L Plaster, Pyny Balsam, D & L Liver Pills, Rennecine Tablets, Princess Indelible Marking Ink, Hinds' Honey and Almond Cream, the D & L Menthol Salve, The D & L Emulsi…
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Accession Number
996001573
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Description
Booklet printed in black and red advertising various products of the Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd.; 8 pages; Painkiller, Menthol the D & L Plaster, Pyny Balsam, D & L Liver Pills, Rennecine Tablets, Princess Indelible Marking Ink, Hinds' Honey and Almond Cream, the D & L Menthol Salve, The D & L Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil, Dr. Channing's Sarsaparilla.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date from postmark on accompanying letter
Material
paper: cream
ink: red; black; buff
Inscriptions
Back reads, "CURE ALL YOUR PAINS WITH // Pain-killer. // A Medicine Chest in itself. // PERRY DAVIS // 25 AND 50 CENT BOTTLES // Davis & Lawrence Co., Limited // MONTREAL // CANADA // NEW YORK // U.S.A."; front reads, "MENTHOL // THE D & L PLASTER // The Best Anti-Rheumatic Plaster made. // FOR // SCIATICA, PLEURISY, // STITCHES, CRICKS, // NEURALGIA, RHEUMATISM // AND LAME BACK"; plus advertising claims.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.8 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Folds are the original used to fold up the sheet into a booklet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
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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.
  1 image  
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
Images
Less detail

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