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Am-o-Tone Dry Shampoo

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.79
Description
Beige paper packet containing a dry shampoo.
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Accession Number
1980.18.79
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Hygiene
Hair Preparations
Description
Beige paper packet containing a dry shampoo.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Am-O-Tone Company
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
paper: beige; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row F
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Beta-Canthol hair tonic

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.199
Description
A long, narrow, cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a cork stopper; instructions for use on inside.
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Accession Number
1980.18.199
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Hair Preparations
Hygiene
Description
A long, narrow, cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a cork stopper; instructions for use on inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Fred W. Scarff Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
cardboard: grey; purple
glass: clear
cork
Paper
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "BETA // CANTHOL // ALCOHOL 50% // For Making // BETA-CANTHOL // HAIR TONIC AND // SCALP CLEANER // Full Directions Inside // Prepared for // Fred W. Scarff Co. // Toilet Specialties // CHICAGO, U.S.A. // and // TORONTO, CANADA"; on another side of the box is, "BETA-CANTHOL"; also, "We Guarantee this preparation to comply with the Food and Drugs Act, June 30, 19—."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is stained and worn; #2: glass is stained
Copy Type
Original
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Colgate's Mirage Vanishing Cream

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.307
Description
Glass jar with a metal lid in a cardboard box; full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.307
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Skin Care
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
Glass jar with a metal lid in a cardboard box; full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Colgate & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: white
metal: orange
cardboard: white; black; red
Inscriptions
Labelled: "Mirage Vanishing Cream"; "A light whippy cream for protection against weather and base for face powder. Soft in consistency. Delicate in scent." "Greaseless cream and will vanish instantly."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Temporary Location
To exhibit (jar only): "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.3 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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DC antiseptic talcum powder can

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1977.12.166
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Accession Number
1977.12.166
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Antisepsis
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Accession Number
1980.18.45
Description
A squarish green glass bottle with four concave sides, short neck with lip and fancy, clear glass stopper.
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Accession Number
1980.18.45
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Household Articles
Description
A squarish green glass bottle with four concave sides, short neck with lip and fancy, clear glass stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Material
glass: translucent green; clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
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Hamilton Coffee and Spice Co bottle

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880 - 1900
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Accession Number
014005030
Description
Rectangular brown tinted glass bottle with sloped shoulders and long neck; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on front.
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Accession Number
014005030
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Household
Description
Rectangular brown tinted glass bottle with sloped shoulders and long neck; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Hamilton Coffee and Spice Co
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880 - 1900
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on one side: "HAMILTON // COFFEE & SPICE Co // LIMITED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row C
Length
11.1
Width
4.1
Depth
3.1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor bubbles in glass; minor white residue inside bottle
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Manufacturers and Industrial Development Policy in Hamilton, 1890-1910. Diana J. Middleton and David F. Walker
Research Facts
John I. McLaren was the proprietor of "The Hamilton Coffee and Spice Mills" and purchased it in 1888 from his previous boss and it expanded greatly under his control.
McLaren developed two successful brands that sold country wide "Invincible" jelly power and "Ocean Wave" baking powder.
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Holbrook & Co. bottle

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Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870 - 1890
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Accession Number
014005027
Description
Cylindrical transparent green tinted glass bottle; with sloped shoulders and multiple lips on neck; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on side.
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Accession Number
014005027
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Household
Description
Cylindrical transparent green tinted glass bottle; with sloped shoulders and multiple lips on neck; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Holbrook & Co
Site Made (City)
Birmingham
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870 - 1890
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on side: "HOLBROOK & CO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row D
Length
11.6
Diameter
3.3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor residue inside
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
In A Pickle: Holbrook's of Birminham. Let's Look Again
Research Facts
Holbrook’s was the highest-selling Worcestershire sauce in the world. It still holds the majority of the Worcestershire sauce market in Australia. The English Midlands was rapidly displacing London as the centre of the British malting and brewing industry by the 1860s.
William Daniel Holbrook was appointed as manager of the Manchester sales branch in 1874. From 1875 the company began to manufacture pickles and sauces, such as Worcestershire. Holbrook enjoyed a strong reputation in the trade, and the company branded these new products under his name.
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infant milk bottle

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Dates
1910
1915
circa 1910-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1991.4.1
Description
Clear cylindrical moulded glass cow milk bottle with embossed inscriptions on two sides; graduated from 8 to 1 with 1/2-oz. marks; opening at one end with wide lip and circular base at opposite end; mould lines and seed bubbles visible.
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Accession Number
1991.4.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Feeding Methods
Infant Food
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Household Products
Hospitalization
Child Nutrition
Infant Nutrition
Description
Clear cylindrical moulded glass cow milk bottle with embossed inscriptions on two sides; graduated from 8 to 1 with 1/2-oz. marks; opening at one end with wide lip and circular base at opposite end; mould lines and seed bubbles visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. F. Weinberg.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1915
circa 1910-1915
Date Remarks
1911 Hospital for Sick Children Annual Report
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on one side: "HOSPITAL // FOR SICK CHILDREN // TORONTO // PASTEURIZED MILK" and on the other side, "OUNCES" with graduations.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
17.1 cm
Diameter
5.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Dec. 6, 2016: cloudy, abraded area on top surface above "HOSPITAL"; a few bubbles / flaws in glass
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://scans.library.utoronto.ca/pdf/4/1/36reporthospital00hospuoft/36reporthospital00hospuoft.pdf
http://heritagetoronto.org/milk-pasteurization-at-sick-kids/
Research Facts
Bought by donor from a workman who found this bottle and several others in a waste site while excavating for building the Sky Dome in the late 1980s.
Hospital for Sick Children Toronto supplied pasteurized cow milk to mothers at its clinic / entrance at Elizabeth and College Streets, ca. 1910-1915. "THE MILK SUPPLY. The Pasteurization Plant has now been in complete working order for the past two years, all milk used being scientifically pasteurized in our Laboratory. During the year 72 gallons of milk were daily pasteurized for in-patients and 602 bottles of baby food prepared for outside babies—a daily average of 60 babies. The milk used in the Hospital for the patients and the staff is all pasteurized." From 1911 Annual Report
See Heritage Toronto article regarding bottles produced by the Hospital for Sick Chldren. John Ross Robertson, benefactor of the Hospital, announced he would build a pasteurization plant for the Hospital in 1908. In 1909 a temporary location was set up on Elizabeth Street, The purpose-built facility at 54 LaPlante Ave. opened in January 1914. Milk was dispensed to the public and bottles were returned (the Hospital had its own bottles, and to encourage their return, the bottoms were rounded, making it impossible to stand them up). In April 1914, Toronto passed a law requiring all milk to be pasteurized. The Hospital for Sick Children stopped most pasteurization operations by 1928.
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Mary T. Goldman's Gray Hair Color Restorer

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.188
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
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Accession Number
1980.18.188
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Hair Preparations
Hair Dyes
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Mary T. Goldman Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Paul
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: yellow; black
glass: amber
cork
Paper
Inscriptions
Embossed on back of bottle: "Mary T. Goldman, St. Paul, Minn."; printed on box: "Gray Hair // MARY T. GOLDMAN'S // Gray Hair Color Restorer // A COLORIFIC PREPARATION // NO. 3 // Price $1.80 Per Bottle // EXPRESS PREPAID // PREPARED ONLY BY // MARY T. GOLDMAN CO. // ST. PAUL, MINN. // KEEP BOTTLE IN BOX"; from circular: "Restoration of hair to its natural shade"; "It's a scientific hair color restorer."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.1 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle has a "chipped" label; box is frayed and torn at one end.
Copy Type
Original
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Mennen borated talcum

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Accession Number
1977.12.135
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Accession Number
1977.12.135
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
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