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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001872
Description
A paper business card for Geo. W. Bell; front: gives "degrees" and location; back: handwritten in pencil are a number of names.
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Accession Number
996001872
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Advertising -- ephemera
Description
A paper business card for Geo. W. Bell; front: gives "degrees" and location; back: handwritten in pencil are a number of names.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Geo. W. Bell
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
Before G.W. Bell died in 1927 (born in 1858)
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"TELEPHONE 514. // CONSULTATION AND ADVICE FREE OF CHARGE. // GEO. W. BELL, N.S. D.V.D.S. // MEMBER U.S.V.M.S., AND P.V.M.S. // Late Special Student of Prof. J.A. Going, M.R.C.V.S., // New York City // GOVERNMENT VETERINARY INSPECTOR. // KINGSTON VETERINARY HOSPITAL AND DISPENSARY // Office: 70 = 72 Princess St., = Kingston. // (Opposite News Office)"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.0 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age/sun discoloured; left edge is stained and another stain is in the middle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
George Wesley Bell was born in 1858 in Westbrook, Ont., died 1927; sold many other products; company continued in the family. Also known as a 'calling card'.
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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001873
Description
A paper business card for Geo. W. Bell; front: gives "degrees" and location; back: handwritten in pencil are a number of names (as in 996.001.872; but the names are different on this card).
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Accession Number
996001873
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Advertising -- ephemera
Description
A paper business card for Geo. W. Bell; front: gives "degrees" and location; back: handwritten in pencil are a number of names (as in 996.001.872; but the names are different on this card).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Geo. W. Bell
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
Before G.W. Bell died in 1927 (born in 1858)
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"TELEPHONE 514. // CONSULTATION AND ADVICE FREE OF CHARGE. // GEO. W. BELL, N.S. D.V.D.S. // MEMBER U.S.V.M.S., AND P.V.M.S. // Late Special Student of Prof. J.A. Going, M.R.C.V.S., // New York City // GOVERNMENT VETERINARY INSPECTOR. // KINGSTON VETERINARY HOSPITAL AND DISPENSARY // Office: 70 = 72 Princess St., = Kingston. // (Opposite News Office)"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.0 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age/sun discoloured; stain upper left corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
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. Also known as a 'calling card'.
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Dates
Oct. 28 1935
circa Oct. 28 1935
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001874
Description
A paper leaflet advertising Dr. Bell's Musical Wonders; front: a picture of the group and dates, times and station; back: lists some of the members of the group.
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Accession Number
996001874
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Advertising -- ephemera
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A paper leaflet advertising Dr. Bell's Musical Wonders; front: a picture of the group and dates, times and station; back: lists some of the members of the group.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Dr. Bell Wonder Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
Oct. 28 1935
circa Oct. 28 1935
Date Remarks
Probably published shortly before this date
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"ON THE AIR // Dr. Bell's Musical Wonders // 690 KILOCYCLES // CFRB // 690 KILOCYCLES // DR. BELL MUSICAL WONDERS // EVERY DAY 12.55 - 1.10 NOON // EXCEPT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY // Commencing October 28th, 1935 // BROUGHT TO YOU BY // DR. BELL WONDER MEDICINE CO. // KINGSTON, ONT. // WINNIPEG, MAN. ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y."; back: "ON THE AIR // Dr. Bell's Musical Wonders // Olde Tyme Orchestra ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.3 cm. x Width: 11.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; bottom right corner front is missing; creased in several places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
George Wesley Bell was born in 1858 in Westbrook, Ont., died 1927; sold many other products; company continued in the family.
Images
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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.
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