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Acetophen tablets

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001099
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red.
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Accession Number
996001099
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
One dozen 5 gr. tablets To open slide [r. arrow] // Acetophen // A-seat-o-fin // for headaches, colds, Aches and pains // Charles E. Frosst & Co. Montreal Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length: 0.7 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paint worn slightly all over box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
Images
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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
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acetylsalicylic acid tablets

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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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Dates
1876
circa 1876
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001255
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top.
Accession Number
996001255
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small square amber bottle with a paper label attached; the bottle contains Aconitum, three pellets (unopened and full), and has a lead foil cap at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Boericke & Tafel
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Date Remarks
Date listed on label
Material
glass: amber
paper: off-white
metal: silver-grey; blue
Inscriptions
Bottle embossed with: "BOERICKE & TAFEL // NEW YORK"; label reads, "ACONITUM 3 // INDICATIONS" (listed) " // DOSE "(listed)" // BOERICKE & TAFEL // HOMOEOPATHIC PHARMACY // New York, Philadelphia & Chicago // BOERICKE & TAFEL // rec'd the only // Prize Medal // award for // Homoeo- // pathic // Medicines // in Philadel- // phia in 1876"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.4 cm. x Width: 2.1 cm. x Depth: 2.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips or scratches; label shows minor wear and staining; lead seal appears intact and bottle is full
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a blood remedy for acute colds, fever, pains
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001068
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
000001068
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
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
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 // BONESET // (Eupatorim U.S.P.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // [illeg.] [handwritten] // BONESET // (Eupatorium U.S.P.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS."; 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."; right side: "PD & CO [ logo, white letters interlaced on a dark circle]"; left side: "PD & CO [logo, as above]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.4 cm x Depth 13.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on bottom and where paint is chipped; yellow-brown accretion on back; dent in front and top; lid no longer opens.
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
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1970.4.2
Description
An orange cardboard box with black lettering contains a paper bag of herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
An orange cardboard box with black lettering contains a paper bag of herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
J. L. Hopkins & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: orange
ink: black
Inscriptions
on front: "ONE OUNCE // BONESET (Eupatorium perfoliatum) // N. F. // SYNONYMS: // English — Thoroughwort, Teasel, Indian Sage, Sweating Plant // French — Herbe à fièvre, Herbe parfaite // German — Durchwachsener Wasserhanf"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001027
Description
A cardboard box containing plant material (boneset?); wrapped and sealed in plastic.
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Accession Number
000001027
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard box containing plant material (boneset?); wrapped and sealed in plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: yellow-brown; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Top: "No. 56 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO.'S // BONESET // (EUPATORIUM, N.F.) // Eupatorium, Thoroughwort // Lin. Herbe d'Eupatoire // Durchwachsdost perfoliée // SELECTED DRUG, CAREFULLY CLEANED // AND FREE FROM ADULTERATION. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, Mich. U.S.A. Walkerville, // Ont., // Canada"; front: "MEDICINAL USES // Boneset is a diaphoretic and // bitter tonic, used chiefly in the // treatment of periodic fevers and colds."; right side: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // DOSE - 1 to 3 teaspoonfuls of // the herb steeped in a cup of // boiling water."; back: "P D & Co. [surrounded by] . MEDICAMENTA . VERA [this is a monogramme]"; left side: "MODE D'EMPLOIE // DOSE: Infusez 1 à 3 cuillerées à café de cette herbe dans une tasse d'eau bouillante."; bottom: "DIREZIONI // Dose: Da 1 a 3 cucchiaini di // quest'erba messe in infusione // dentro una tazza di acqua bollente. // JAK UZYWAC // Doza: 1 do 3 malyck lyzek // ziola zamoczyc w filizance gotu- // jacy wody. // GEBRAUCHSANWEISUNG // Dosis: Man nehm 1 bis 3 // Teelöffel voll des drautes in eine // Tass kochenden Wassers."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard is yellowed, especially on top; some dried plant material has escaped box and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
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.
Images
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boneset leaves and tops box

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1970.4.7
Description
A white cardboard box, sealed, containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A white cardboard box, sealed, containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
S.B. Penick & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: white; blue
ink: black; blue
Inscriptions
On front: "Initial Line // LOOSE PRESSED // BONESET, LEAVES & TOPS // EUPATORIUM PERFOLIATUM // NOT N.F. - CONTAINS 5 PER-CENT ASH // N.F. STANDARD 2 PER-CENT ASH // ONE OZ. NET WHEN PACKED // S.B. PENICK & CO. // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE, N.C. CHICAGO, ILL. // JERSEY CITY, N.J. // "The Initial Source of Supply""; on side: "SYNONYM - Eupatorium // PART USED - Leaves & tops // FAMILY - Compositae // HABITAT - No. America"; side: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE [underlined] // PREPARE AN INFUSION BY // STEEPING ONE OUNCE BONESET // IN ONE PINT OF BOILING WATER. // ADULT DOSE // 1/4 TO 1/2 TEACUPFUL TWO OR // THREE TIMES DAILY."; handwritten in pencil over the printing on the front: "E / 15"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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cascarilla bark box

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001128
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label; there is a round white sticker on front.
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Accession Number
000001128
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Diarrhea -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label; there is a round white sticker on front.
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
cardboard: green
plastic: clear
paper: beige; black; red; white
Inscriptions
Top: "20 [handwritten] // CASCARILLA // BARK // Croton Eluteria (Lin.) // J.J. Bennett. // No. 74 // C 91870 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CANADA."; front: "SYNONYMS - Sweetwood bark, Eng.; // Cascarille, Chacrille, Fr.; Cascarill- // rinde, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The bark. // FAMILY - Euphorbiaceæ. // HABITAT - Bahamas and West Indies // G [handwritten]"; back: "PROPERTIES - Aromatic stimulant, // tonic and febrifuge. Used advantage- // ously in intermittent fever, in epidem- // ic dysentery and in the latter stages of // diarrhea. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 5.6 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label and cardboard yellowed; water spots on top; dark stain on front; box punctured on bottom; plastic still sealed; some plant material has escaped box and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
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.
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Chocolate Coated Tablets Opium, Camphor, Tannin and Lead

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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037088 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
  1 image  
Accession Number
997037088 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W. E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "N 1000 // Chocolate Coated // Tablets // OPIUM, CAMPHOR // TANNIN AND LEAD // Each tablet contains: // Opium 1/2 gr. // Camphor 1/2 gr. // Tannic Acid 2 grs. // Lead Acetate 1 gr. // Capsicum and // Peppermint Oil q.s. // LOT NO. 7540 // W. E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON - ONTARIO"; embossed on bottom: "4 // LL D O // 3067"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Front label is slightly tattered
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
Images
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