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 …
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.
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Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan (Ottawa) in Sept. 1993.
Back embossed, "NERVILINE // PREPARED BY // THE CATARRHOZONE CO. // KINGSTON ONT."; front label [listed]"; doses listed; information listed in English and French
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row A
Length: 13.2 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 2.2 cm.
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
"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
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
"THIS IS A // KODACOLOR PRINT // MADE BY // EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY // T.M. REGIS. U.S. PAT. OFF. // Week Ending Nov. 3, 1956 // Ro 2 // Clarence Street // #110, 112 & 114 // at the Corner of // Wellington
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 8.9 cm.
Some age/sun discolouration
George Wesley Bell was born in 1858 in Westbrook, Ont., died 1927; sold many other products; company continued in the family; for more detailed notes, see papers in the back of the binders