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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001075
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (agrimony?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001075
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (agrimony?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; beige; black
Inscriptions
Top: "AGRIMONY // (Agrimonia Eupatoria, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. [cursive] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. CANADA."; front: "SYNONYMS - Cockle Burr, Stick // weed, Eng.; Algremoine, Eupatoire des // Grecs, Fr.; Odermennig, Leberklette, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The herb. // NATURAL ORDER - Rosaceae. // HABITAT - Europe and N. America."; back: "PROPERTIES - Tonic and astrin- // gent. Useful in weakness of the stom- // ach and chronic debility of the intes- // tines, with a tendency to diarrhoea. // Dose, a wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed and fragile; small tear on back and on label in front; some plant material has escaped packet and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
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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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Antacid Tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4331
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001505
Description
A metal tin with lid hinged at the back; it is full of tablets
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Accession Number
000001505
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A metal tin with lid hinged at the back; it is full of tablets
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: red; white; black
Inscriptions
Top: "THIRTY-SIX // PARKE-DAVIS // ANTACID TABLETS // A PLEASANT TASTING MEDICATION PROVIDING RELIEF FOR // SOUR STOMACH AND HEARTBURN // Dissolve tablet slowly in the mouth. For more rapid effect, chew // and swallow with water. // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 25-690-36"; bottom: "NEUTRALIZES EXCESSIVE ACIDITY OF THE STOMACH // EACH TABLET REPRESENTS: // Dried Aluminum Hydroxide Gel [9 dots] 4 gr. // Magnesium Carbonate [15 dots] 1 gr. // Calcium Carbonate [17 dots] 1 gr. // Taka-Diastase® (aspergillus oryzae enzymes) . . . ½ gr. // Peppermint flavored // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // Lot [printed] Z 182 M [stamped] // LITHO IN U.S.A. [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some scratches; a bit dirty, some corrosion on hinge; lid still opens
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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antacid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7887
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.269
Description
A square-bodied glass bottle with practically no shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; paper label; corked; containing contents; base of bottle is concave.
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Accession Number
1980.18.269
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
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A square-bodied glass bottle with practically no shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; paper label; corked; containing contents; base of bottle is concave.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: beige; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED TABLETS // Ant-Acid. // E. B. SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL CO. // LIMITED // [illeg.] TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The label is torn in several places.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.50
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with flattened shoulders and a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; some of the original contents in the form of a white powder.
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Accession Number
1980.18.50
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with flattened shoulders and a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; some of the original contents in the form of a white powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
paper: brown; black
powder: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "TAYLOR'S // ANTISEPTIC PHARMACY"; written below by hand: "PULVUS // ANTIACIDUS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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BiSoDoL antacid-digestant

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7394
Accession Number
1978.1.2
Description
A squarish tin with a push-on lid has original contents; physician's trial.
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Accession Number
1978.1.2
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A squarish tin with a push-on lid has original contents; physician's trial.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
BiSoDoL Co., Inc.
Material
metal: greenish-yellow; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Images
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Bisodol antacid-digestant

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7406
Accession Number
1978.12.1
Description
A squarish tin with a push-on lid has original contents.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1978.12.1
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A squarish tin with a push-on lid has original contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The BiSoDoL Co.
Material
metal: yellow; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
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Bi So Dol Mints

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2319
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001240 a-b
Description
(a) Metal container with lid which is hinged on at the top back; the tin was a container for BiSoDol antacid alkalizer mints (now empty) and is yellow and blue on the outside and silver inside; (b) sheet of paper folded four times, then in half; the sheet has instructions on how to use the antacid,…
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Accession Number
996001240 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
(a) Metal container with lid which is hinged on at the top back; the tin was a container for BiSoDol antacid alkalizer mints (now empty) and is yellow and blue on the outside and silver inside; (b) sheet of paper folded four times, then in half; the sheet has instructions on how to use the antacid, in English and French.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - medicine container - Size: Length 7.2 cm. x Width 6.1 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm.
b - instruction sheet (unfolded) - Size: Length 26.5 cm. x Width 10.1 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Odessa in Aug. 1995.
Maker
The Bi So Dol Company
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
metal: silver; yellow; blue
paper: white
Inscriptions
Tin top reads, "BiSoDol // Trade Mark Reg'd in Canada // MINTS // Antacid BiSoDol Alkalizer // BiSoDol -- Adapted for use in // convenient tablet form // 30 TABLETS PRICE 25 [cent symbol] // MADE IN CANADA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row D
Condition Remarks
There is some corrosion visible at the container hinge as well as the bottom; some of the lettering at the bottom has been scraped off; the inside bottom shows minor wear.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as an antacid-alkalizer
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
Images
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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001012
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top
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Accession Number
000001012
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Expectorants
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "BLOOD-ROOT // (Sanguinaria canadensis)"; on front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED"; on label: "BLOOD-ROOT // (Sanguinaria canadensis) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS"; left side: "P D & Co [monogrammed]"; right side: "P D & Co [monogramme]"; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS, // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on bottom, where paint is chipped, and inside; numerous scratches; brown-coloured accretion on front; right side is dented; evidence of insects (dead larvae)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
Images
Less detail
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001408
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic that has been sealed on each end with a piece of transparent tape; box has a paper label on top, front and back and contains dried plant material
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Accession Number
000001408
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Expectorants
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic that has been sealed on each end with a piece of transparent tape; box has a paper label on top, front and back and contains dried plant material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: brown
paper: beige; black; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "BLOOD ROOT // Complies with the B.P. and // U.S.P. requirements. // Sanguinaria canadensis Lin. [printed] // 754925 [stamped] // No. 49 // Not less than 2.5% alkaloids. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A. [printed]"; front: "SYNONYMS – Red Puccoon, Tetter- // wort, Indian Paint, Eng.; Blutwur- // zel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED – The rhizome. // FAMILY – Papaveraceæ. HABITAT – United States"; back: "PROPERT [illeg] // ing expecto [illeg.] // and asthma [illeg.] // in atonic dys [illeg.] // DOSE – A [illeg.]// an infusion o [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.6 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper yellowing; water marks on bottom, front and top; back flap and label torn and missing 2/3 of paper; some plant material has escaped from box and is escaping from plastic as well
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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