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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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wax model, uterus and cervix with early cervical cancer

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003030 a-b
Description
Wax models (moulage) of a uterus and cervix with early cervical cancer; the models are made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up on a plywood base; the models both show a small uterus and a large cervix with early cervical cancer; a radical hysterectomy has been performed on the patient; a ra…
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Accession Number
996003030 a-b
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Cervix Neoplasms -- models
Uterus -- models
Gynecology -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax models (moulage) of a uterus and cervix with early cervical cancer; the models are made of
oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up on a plywood base; the models both show a small uterus
and a large cervix with early cervical cancer; a radical hysterectomy has been performed on the
patient; a radical amount of the vagina has been removed with the hysterectomy; the cuff of the
vagina has been removed; (a) shows the uterus and cervix split open for viewing; the red dots
indicate congestion; (b) shows it unopened; the model has been painted to depict true colour
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - model, anatomical - Size: Length 14.0 cm. x Width 7.8 cm. x Depth 3.0 cm.
b - model, anatomical - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 3.3 cm.
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with
anatomical details
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Models made between 1940-1945
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
oil paints: flesh tone; red
wood: beige
Inscriptions
(a) the number "24a" is written in red on the bottom of the plywood support; (b) the number "24b"
is written in red on the bottom of the plywood support
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-G2-Box 4
Condition Remarks
(a) a small piece has broken off the lower right section of the model and is lost; the back lower
central and right sections show some cracking in the wax; there are no chips in the wax; the surface
is undamaged; (b) a piece has broken off the lower right section of the model; there are no
chips or cracks in the wax; the surface is undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Model subject identified by Dr. J.A. Low; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow in an oral interview (transcribed); CD #1
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview
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