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Gates' Acadian Liniment

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001214
Description
Small oval clear glass bottle; paper label on front of bottle; embossed words on back of bottle in glass; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
Accession Number
996001214
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small oval clear glass bottle; paper label on front of bottle; embossed words on back of bottle in glass; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb.1994.
Maker
C. Gates, Son & Co.
Site Made (City)
Middleton
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Gates' // Acadian Liniment // C. Gates, Son & Co. // Middleton Annapolis Co., N.S. // Keep well corked and shake before using
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.1 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 3.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some surface dirt and grime has accumulated on interior and exterior of bottle; paper label in poor condition; label discoloured; label dog-eared and torn throughout; some mold growth on paper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Bottle's label
Research Facts
For internal and external use
Less detail
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001345
Description
Blake rectangular light aqua glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; there is a ring low on the neck, near the base; a printed paper label attached to the front panel which lists product information; the bottle inside contains medication …
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Accession Number
996001345
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Blake rectangular light aqua glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; there is a ring low on the neck, near the base; a printed paper label attached to the front panel which lists product information; the bottle inside contains medication remains and is sealed with a cork in the neck; all four panels are recessed; the two side panels are flat and undecorated; the back panel has embossed lettering on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan (Ottawa) in Sept. 1993.
Maker
The Catarrhozone Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Date Remarks
Bottle likely made between 1860 and 1880
Material
glass: light aqua
paper: off-white; red
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Back embossed, "NERVILINE // PREPARED BY // THE CATARRHOZONE CO. // KINGSTON ONT."; front label [listed]"; doses listed; information listed in English and French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.2 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 2.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bottle has no chips, cracks or wear; the inside has medication remains, but the outside is clean; the paper label has minor wear and some water staining; the printing is legible; the cork is broken at the top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Photo
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; "Canadian Bottle and Stoneware Collector" (magazine) issue No. 16, April/May/June 1996, p. 27; there are three binders of information on the Polson Co. (Catarrhozone Co.) with Dr. Chiong's written records; a photograph (b & w) has been taken
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
Less detail