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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910 - 1930
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
018009003 a-c
Description
Empty semi-transparent octagonal based brown glass “Byno” Phosphates bottle (a) with non-removable cylindrical tan cork closure, green, white and black rectangular cardboard box (b) and rectangular tan paper promotional leaflet (c); bottle has flat rectangular front and back walls with top arch; ba…
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Accession Number
018009003 a-c
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drug Packaging -- container -- box and packet
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- box
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter multi-purpose cures -- container
MM= Digestive Disorders -- container
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- digestive disorders -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
Food, Formulated
Drugs -- advertisements
Drugs -- pamphlet
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- pamphlet
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drug Packaging -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Empty semi-transparent octagonal based brown glass “Byno” Phosphates bottle (a) with non-removable cylindrical tan cork closure, green, white and black rectangular cardboard box (b) and rectangular tan paper promotional leaflet (c); bottle has flat rectangular front and back walls with top arch; back wall recessed; rectangular side walls recessed with company name embossed; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck and cylindrical unthreaded finish; octagonal push-up and circular mold mark on bottom; mold lines on sides from bottom to top and around neck; yellow, black and white rectangular label with product information and dosage on front; box has product information on front and left side, testimonial on right side, and information for other products on back; small white paper tag with number and price affixed to top of left side; corrugated interior; paper promotional leaflet has 4 pages with illustrations and information for different products.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – bottle – Length 19.5 cm Width 6.9 cm Depth 4.4 cm
b – box – Length 20.4 cm Width 7.8 cm Depth 5.3 cm
c – leaflet – Length 19.2 cm Width 11.5 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
The Allen & Hanburys Co. Limited
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910 - 1930
Date Remarks
Mold marks from machine go from bottom to top; use of cork closures not common in non-alcoholic bottles after 1930s
Material
glass: brown
paper: tan, light brown, white
ink: black, yellow, green, red, blue
cork: tan, dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle label: “MALTED CHEMICAL FOOD // TRADE “Byno” MARK // Phosphates // TRADE MARK // A. D. 1715 // COMPOSITION : // Ferri Phosph 1 gr. // Calcii Phosph 1 ½ gr. // Potassii Phosph 1/8 gr. // Sodii Phosph 1/8 gr. // “Bynin” Liquid Malt 1 oz. // A modification of the well-known Parrish’s // Chemical Food the sugar of the ordinary prepar- // ation, being replaced by the digestive constituents of // “Bynin” Liquid Malt. // It is especially serviceable as a tonic for growing // children and is a valuable restorative in cases of de- // bility, promoting also the digestion of other foods. // DOSE – A dessertspoonful to a tablespoonful in water // three time a day, with or immediately after food. // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING // MANUFACTURED BY // The Allen & Hanburys Co., Limited // NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. TORONTO, CAN. // Established London, England, 1715.”; stamped on bottle label: “4390 // Net Contents 10 FL ounces”; embossed on right and left sides: “ALLEN & HANBURYS”; printed on front of box: “TRADE MARK // A. D. 1715 // One of the best forms of // administering Iron to // pale and delicate Children // TRADE // MARK // “Byno = // Phosphates” // A MALTED CHEMICAL FOOD. // A modification of the well known - // Parrish’s Chemical Food in which // the Active Malt Extract, Bynin, // replaces the Inert sugar of the // ordinary preparations. It contains // in solution the phosphates of Iron, Lime, Potash and Soda. // Allen & Hanburys Ltd., // Lombard Street, London, // AND AT // Vere St. Cavendish Square, London, W. // UNITED STATES : Niagara Falls, N. Y. // CANADA : Garrard Street East, Toronto. // AUSTRALASIA : Market St., Sydney. // SOUTH AFRICA : Smith Street, Durban. // COPYRIGHT // NET CONTENTS 10 OZS.”; printed on back of box: “SPECIAL // Malted Combinations // MANUFACTURED BY // Allen & Harburys Co., Ltd., // ‘Bynin,’ Liquid Malt // ‘Bynin’ Emulsion // ‘Bynol,’ The ‘Allenburys’ Malt and Oil // ‘Bynin’ Amara // ‘Byno’ Glycerophosphates // ‘Byno’ Haemoglobin // ‘Byno’ Hypophosphites // ‘Byno’ Phosphates // Allen & Hanburys Co., Ltd., // TORONTO, Can. NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. // (Established London, Eng., A. D. 1715.)”; printed on left side of box: “ “BYNO” PHOSPHATES is especially serviceable as a general tonic for weekly a[Illeg.] // growing children, and as a restorative in cases of debility, promoting also the digesti[Illeg.] // of all foods.”; hand written of tag on left side; “64056 // $15.00”; printed on right side of box: “The BRITTISH COLONIAL DRUGGIST writes: - “ ‘Byno’ Phosphates is the well- // known Chemical Food with the sugar replaced by the nutrient and digestive constituents // of Liquid Malt. This cannot but be considered a great advance on the ordinary form, as // it presents the additional advantage of digestive aid.” ”; titles printed at top of promotional booklet page include: “ “Byno”- Phosphates // An Improved Chemical Food for Children”, “ “Byno”- Hypophosphites”, “Trade ‘ BYNOL’ Mark // Cod-Liver Oil and Malt” “The ‘Allenburys’ DIET // A complete food rich in brain, nerve // and body building element.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010 (a-b)
(a-b) 0010-A3-9 Row C
Storage Room 2005 (c)
2005-5-6 Binder E-9a (c)
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Major area of loss on top of cork; minor fading all over bottle label; dark discolouration on top of bottle label; top of box missing; minor tears all over edges of box; major dark staining to top half of box; minor abrasion and areas of loss on edges of box; leaflet distorted and creased but stable; minor tears in top and bottom edge of leaflet; minor dark stain of top edge of leaflet; large stain in centre of leaflet on all pages
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Peterson, John. “How to Date Antique Glass Bottles.” Our Pastimes, 2017. Accessed 5 June 2019.
“Bottle Dating.” Society For Historical Archaeology, 2019. Accessed 5 June 2019.
Research Facts
“Byno” Phosphates were marketed as a chemical food with added digestive benefits; the proposed benefits were numerous and the product was also specifically marketed as a remedy for children.
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Hawley Liebig's Food for Infants

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2277
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996001198
Description
Circular glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck with wide opening that is sealed wtih a metal cap; paper label on body of bottle; contents inside.
Accession Number
996001198
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Food, Formulated
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- diet -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Circular glass bottle; wide cylindrical neck with wide opening that is sealed wtih a metal cap; paper label on body of bottle; contents inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
J. S. Hawley M.D.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Hawley Liebig's Food // Intended for Infants // also for all convalescents and Invalids // prepared by J. S. Hawley, M.D., 29 Tiffany Place, Brooklyn N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.7 cm. x Diam. : 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and slightly stained
Copy Type
Original
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infant feeding bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14436
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Roeder and Szuck Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Nursing
Accession Number
016001062
Description
Clear glass torpedo boat shaped feeding or infant bottle with cork stuck in raised thick circular opening; one closed squared off end and small narrow opening to affix a rubber teat; missing teat; micro bubbles visable in glass with several larger bubbles.
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Accession Number
016001062
Collection
Roeder and Szuck Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing Care
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
Food, Formulated
Infant Care
Infant Nutrition
Description
Clear glass torpedo boat shaped feeding or infant bottle with cork stuck in raised thick circular opening; one closed squared off end and small narrow opening to affix a rubber teat; missing teat; micro bubbles visable in glass with several larger bubbles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Maryanne Szuck and Alice Roeder.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B3
Length
22.3 cm
Width
7.3 cm
Height
6.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cork dried out and stuck fast in opening
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents Book
Reference Comments
Allison, Eileen Michael. Ceramic Invalid Feeders, Pap Boats, and Baby Bottles of the 19th & Twentieth Century. Canada: E.M. Allison, 1997. "Down Bros. Ltd. Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances" by Down Bros. Ltd., London, 1906, p. 1363 similar to item #6031 Donor file
Research Facts
Collected by Maryanne Szuck and sister Alice Roeder, a retired nurse. The collection consists of various eras and types of invalid / infant feeders, infant milk bottles, medicine spoons, urinals and reference material.
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Liquid Peptonoids

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7907
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.287
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with gently rounded shoulders tapering into a slender neck ending in a thick lip and a cork; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.287
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Food, Formulated
Home Nursing
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with gently rounded shoulders tapering into a slender neck ending in a thick lip and a cork; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Arlington Chemical Co.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: yellow; beige; brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row C
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Liquid Peptonoids

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7908
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.288
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with gently rounded shoulders tapering into a slender neck ending in a thick lip and a cork; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.288
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Food, Formulated
Home Nursing
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with gently rounded shoulders tapering into a slender neck ending in a thick lip and a cork; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Arlington Chemical Co.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: yellow; beige; brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row C
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Liquid Peptonoids

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7909
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.289
Description
A glass bottle with a square cross section; has gently rounded shoulders tapering into a slender neck ending in a thick lip and a cork; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.289
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Food, Formulated
Home Nursing
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A glass bottle with a square cross section; has gently rounded shoulders tapering into a slender neck ending in a thick lip and a cork; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Arlington Chemical Co.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: yellow; beige; brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row C
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Paskola Flesh Forming Food

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996001176
Description
Large rectangular amber glass bottle; paper label on front of bottle; embossed writing in glass along two narrow sides; on back of bottle there is a small paper label above which there is a picture of a pineapple embossed in glass; short wide cylindrical neck with cork; liquid contents have solidif…
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Accession Number
996001176
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Food, Formulated
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- diet -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large rectangular amber glass bottle; paper label on front of bottle; embossed writing in glass along two narrow sides; on back of bottle there is a small paper label above which there is a picture of a pineapple embossed in glass; short wide cylindrical neck with cork; liquid contents have solidified.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Scott Jordan in Ottawa in Feb.1994.
Maker
The Pre-Digested Food Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Paskola // A flesh forming // food // Artificially digested // For // Thin, Pale People // and all // Wasting diseases // superseding // Cod liver oil // it will be assimilated without // any digestive effort // Price $1.00 // The Pre-Digested Food Co. // 71A St. James St. // Montreal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.5 cm. x Width: 8.2 cm. x Depth: 5.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper labels are slightly discoloured, stained, brittle and dog-eared
Copy Type
Original
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