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advertising booklet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2935
Dates
1869
circa 1869
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001898
Description
Paper hardcover book put out by Barry, Du Barry & Co. for their product "Revalenta Arabica"; inside - brief product promises and many testimonials; one page missing.
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Accession Number
996001898
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Paper hardcover book put out by Barry, Du Barry & Co. for their product "Revalenta Arabica"; inside - brief product promises and many testimonials; one page missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July, 1993.
Maker
Barry, Du Barry & Co. Wertheimer, Lea & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
Great Britain
Dates
1869
circa 1869
Date Remarks
Dated
Material
paper: green; black
Inscriptions
"THE // NATURAL RESTORER // OF // PERFECT HEALTH // TO THE // MOST ENFEEBLED OR SHATTERED CONSTITUTION, // WITHOUT MEDICINE, INCONVENIENCE OR EXPENSE; // OR HOW // SPEEDILY AND RADICALLY TO REMOVE // WITHOUT MEDICINE, // DYSPEPSIA (INDIGESTION), NERVOUSNESS, CONSTIPATION, FLATU- // LENCY, PHLEGM, BILIOUSNESS, LIVER COMPLAINTS, HYSTERIA, NEURALGIA, SLEEPLESSNESS, // ACIDITY ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Length
16.6 cm.
Width
10.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age/sun discoloured and stained; cover corners are soft
Copy Type
Original
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advertising trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2718
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001681
Description
Small paper trade card for Hood's Pills; front: chromolithograph of a young child with her face resting on her hands; framed in gold; back: contains descriptions of what they do, etc.; measured from point-to-point.
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Accession Number
996001681
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- diegestive disorders -- advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Hood's Pills; front: chromolithograph of a young child with her face resting on her hands; framed in gold; back: contains descriptions of what they do, etc.; measured from point-to-point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
C. I. Hood & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
paper: pink; blue; brown; yellow; white
Inscriptions
"HOOD'S // PILLS // CURE // LIVER ILLS"; back: "The general tendency of Hood's Sarsaparilla // is laxative, but in many cases it is not sufficiently // so. And in response to numerous demands for // some laxative preparation we have compounded // Hood's Vegetable Pills, which are meeting with // marked favor."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.9 cm. x Width: 7.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: bottom right corner is bent; back: several stains and markings
Copy Type
Original
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advertising trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2719
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001682
Description
Small paper trade card for Hood's Sarsaparilla; front: chromolithograph of a young girl dressed in an adult's fox-hunting hat and coat, surrounded by hounds; back: description of what it contains and testimonials.
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Accession Number
996001682
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Hood's Sarsaparilla; front: chromolithograph of a young girl dressed in an adult's fox-hunting hat and coat, surrounded by hounds; back: description of what it contains and testimonials.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
C. I. Hood & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
paper: purple; black; brown; red; white
Inscriptions
"TAKE HOOD'S SARSAPARILLA. // 100 DOSES ONE DOLLAR"; back: "100 DOSES One Dollar // can only be truthfully applied to Hood's Sarsaparilla and is // an unanswerable argument as to strength and economy. // Hood's Sarsaparilla is made from Sarsaparilla, Yellow Dock, // Wild Cherry, Dandelion, Juniper, Pipsisswa, Stillingia, ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.2 cm. x Width: 8.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Back is quite age/sun (?) discoloured (may be old glue); front: has some white spots where it has worn away top colour
Copy Type
Original
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advertising trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2720
Dates
1886
circa 1886
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001683
Description
Small paper trade card for Hood's Sarsaparilla and Hood's Tooth Powder; front: chromolithograph of a young woman's smiling face breaking through a newspaper called "Hood's Latest"; back: advertising and testimonials for tooth powder.
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Accession Number
996001683
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Toothbrushing -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Hood's Sarsaparilla and Hood's Tooth Powder; front: chromolithograph of a young woman's smiling face breaking through a newspaper called "Hood's Latest"; back: advertising and testimonials for tooth powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
C. I. Hood & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1886
circa 1886
Date Remarks
"Newspaper" date
Material
paper: blue; brown; pink
Inscriptions
Front: "HOOD'S LATEST // HEALTH AND HAPPINESS -- A GOOD APPETITE AND PURE BLOOD -- YOU // MAY HAVE BY TAKING HOOD'S SARSAPARILLA."; back: "HOOD'S TOOTH POWDER // Continues to grow in popular favor, owing to its great merit, // and the universal satisfaction which it gives. It is regarded by // those who have used it, the very best preparation of the kind // before the public..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.0 cm. x Width: 7.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; back: a light, large stain in the middle, and a few smaller ones
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
Exact card reproduced in "Step Right Up" by Brooks Mcnamara, colour insert, p.#5
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Bonnes Nouvelles Aux Victimes D'Asthme [advertising brochure]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12813
Dates
1920
1930
cira 1920-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.191
Description
An advertising brochure for Kola Composè du Dr. Clarke which advertises a cure for asthma; one page folded down the centre; entirely written in French; contains ordering information.
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Accession Number
1977.12.191
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Asthma
MM= Drugs -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
An advertising brochure for Kola Composè du Dr. Clarke which advertises a cure for asthma; one page folded down the centre; entirely written in French; contains ordering information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine
Maker
The Griffiths & Macpherson Co., Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
cira 1920-1930
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front cover: "BONNES NOUVELLES AUX VICTIMES // D'ASTHME."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Width 18.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed slightly; a severe crease running vertically down the middle of the page; a moderate crease runs horizontally across the top; slight creases thorughout
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1890
1950
circa 1890 - 1950
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
018009004 a-c
Description
Semi-transparent octagonal based brown glass “Bynin” Amara bottle (a) with non-removable cylindrical tan cork closure, light green with black text rectangular cardboard box (b) and rectangular tan paper promotional leaflet (c); bottle has flat rectangular front and back walls with top arch; back wa…
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Accession Number
018009004 a-c
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drug Packaging -- container -- box and packet
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- box
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter multi-purpose cures -- container
MM= Digestive Disorders -- container
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- digestive disorders -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
Drugs -- advertisements
Drugs -- pamphlet
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- pamphlet
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drug Packaging -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Semi-transparent octagonal based brown glass “Bynin” Amara bottle (a) with non-removable cylindrical tan cork closure, light green with black text rectangular cardboard box (b) and rectangular tan paper promotional leaflet (c); bottle has flat rectangular front and back walls with top arch; back wall recessed; flat rectangular side walls recessed with company name embossed; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck and cylindrical unthreaded finish; octagonal push-up and circular mold mark on bottom; mold lines on sides from bottom to top and around neck; bottle is almost full of solid mass creating a heavy bottle; bottle has gold white, and black rectangular label with product information and dosages on front; box has product information on front, testimonials on right and left sides, and information for other products on back; promotional leaflet is one sheet folded into six sections with information for other products on both sides in black ink.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – bottle – Length 19.6 cm Width 6.9 cm Depth 4.3 cm
b – box – Length 20.3 cm Width 7.8 cm Depth 5.3 cm
c – leaflet – Length 15.1 cm Width 10.1 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
The Allen & Hanburys Co. Limited
Dates
1890
1950
circa 1890 - 1950
Date Remarks
Box and leaflet have appearance though graphics and text styles to be circa 1890s, use of cork closures not common in non-alcoholic bottles after 1930s and the lable text style and lack of graphics appear from 1950s
Material
glass: brown
paper: tan, light brown, white
ink: black, yellow, light green
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle label: “MALTED PHOSPHATES // WITH QUININE AND NUX VOMICA // “Bynin” Amara // COMPOSITION: // Quinine Phosphate 1 ½ gr. // Iron Phosphate 2 gr. // Nux Vomica Alkaloids equal to // Strychnine Phosphate 1 – 16 gr. // “Bynin” Liquid Malt 1 oz. // A modification of Easton’s Syrup (one fourth the strength) in // which the sugar in the ordinary preparation is replaced by the // flesh – forming nutritive and digestive constituents of BYNIN. // “BYNIN” Amara is a palatable and reliable tonic. It promotes // digestion, increases the appetite, braces up the nervous system, // strengthens the heart beat and circulation, combats anemia and // cachexia. (It is very serviceable in neuralgia and similar nerve // troubles.) // DOSE – A dessertspoonful to a tablespoonful in water // three times a day, with or immediately before food. // This preparation contains a small quantity of Nux Vomica and // must therefore, in conformity with the Pharmacy Act, be labeled // (Poison.) // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING // MANUFACTURED BY // The Allen & Hanburys Co., Limited // NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. TORONTO, CAN. // Established London, England, 1715.”; stamped on top of bottle label in blue ink: “Net Contents 10 FL Ounces”; embossed on right and left sides: “ALLEN & HANBURYS”; printed on front of box: “TRADE MARK // A. D. 1715 // A Powerful Tonic // and Digestive // “Bynin” // TRADE MARK // Amara // MALTED PHOSPHATES // WITH QUININE AND NUX VOMICA. // ‘Bynin’ Amara is a combina- // tion of the Phosphates of Iron, Quinine and Strychnine, with the Active Malt Extract, ‘Bynin // It is an excellent // General Tonic // Allen & Hanburys Ltd., // Lombard Street, London, // AND AT // Vere St. Cavendish Square, London, W. // UNITED STATES : Niagara Falls, N. Y. // CANADA : Garrard Street East, Toronto. // AUSTRALASIA : Market St., Sydney. // SOUTH AFRICA : Smith Street, Durban. // COPYRIGHT // NET CONTENTS 10 OZS.”; printed on back of box: “SPECIAL // Malted Combinations // MANUFACTURED BY // Allen & Harburys Co., Ltd., // ‘Bynin,’ liquid malt. // ‘Bynin’ Amara // ‘Byno’ Chrismol // ‘Bynol,’ The ‘Allenburys’ Malt and Oil // ‘Byno Cascada’ // ‘Byno’ Haemoglobin // ‘Byno’ Hypophosphites // ‘Byno’ Phosphates // Allen & Hanburys Co., Ltd., // TORONTO, CANADA // (Established London, Eng., A. D. 1715.)”; printed on left side of box; “THE MEDICAL MAGAZINE writes : - “ ‘Bynin’ Amara is an excellent tonic and its power is // much increased by the nutritive and digestive qualities of that reliable form of Malt which this firm issue // under the name ‘Bynin.’ If ‘Bynin’ Amara proves as useful and as popular as ‘BYNO’ HYPOPHOS- // PHITES, Messrs. Allen and Hanburys must be congratulated on having added two most valuable // preparations to our Therapeutics.” “; printed on right side of box: “The LANCET writes: - “This excellent preparation is a distinct advance on Easton’s Syrup. // Not only does it contain the phosphates and iron, quinine and strychnine unimpaired, but the vehicle for // their palatable administration is, as our experiments have shown, a powerful digestive of farinaceous food. // This vehicle is ‘Bynin’, or Liquid Malt, which exhibits a powerful liquefying and converting action upon // starch. This formula is such as is admirably adapted for the administration of one of the best tonic // combinations known.”; titles printed at top of promotional booklet pages include: “ “Trade ‘BYNOL’ Mark // Cod-Liver Oil and Malt”; “Byno”- Phosphates // An Improved Chemical Food for Children”; “CHRISMOL // An Intestinal Lubricant”; “ ‘Allenbury’ // RUSKS (Malted)”; “The “Allenburys” // Diet // A Light Food // for General Use”; “Byno Chrismol // The “Allenbury’s Malt and Chrismol”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010 (a-b)
(a-b) 0010-A3-9 Row C
Storage Room 2005 (c)
2005-5-6 Binder E-9a (c)
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor discolouration along mouth of bottle; front label separating from bottle; minor discolouration and scratches to top of cork; top of box missing; large tear top corner on front of box; minor staining on proper left side of box; small white encrustations on front and proper right side of box; minor abrasion, tears, and areas of loss on edges of box; leaflet distorted and creased but stable; minor tears in edges of booklet; large tide marks and white encrustations on all pages
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
“Tonic.” Cambridge Dictionary. Cambridge University Press, 2019. Accessed 5 June 2019.
Peterson, John. “How to Date Antique Glass Bottles.” Our Pastimes, 2017. Accessed 5 June 2019.
“Bottle Dating.” Society For Historical Archaeology, 2019. Accessed 5 June 2019.
Research Facts
Tonics were used to improve ones general well being and were said to improve many different medical conditions.
“Bynin” Amara was marketed as an effective tonic capable of treating many different ailments; the label claims that it strengthens heart rate and circulation, relieves anemia and cachexia, imporves appetite, and treats nervous troubles; the formula contains strychnine and the required designation of “Poison” is printed on the label.
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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910 - 1930
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
018009003 a-c
Description
Empty semi-transparent octagonal based brown glass “Byno” Phosphates bottle (a) with non-removable cylindrical tan cork closure, green, white and black rectangular cardboard box (b) and rectangular tan paper promotional leaflet (c); bottle has flat rectangular front and back walls with top arch; ba…
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Accession Number
018009003 a-c
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drug Packaging -- container -- box and packet
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- box
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter multi-purpose cures -- container
MM= Digestive Disorders -- container
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- digestive disorders -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
Food, Formulated
Drugs -- advertisements
Drugs -- pamphlet
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- pamphlet
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drug Packaging -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Empty semi-transparent octagonal based brown glass “Byno” Phosphates bottle (a) with non-removable cylindrical tan cork closure, green, white and black rectangular cardboard box (b) and rectangular tan paper promotional leaflet (c); bottle has flat rectangular front and back walls with top arch; back wall recessed; rectangular side walls recessed with company name embossed; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck and cylindrical unthreaded finish; octagonal push-up and circular mold mark on bottom; mold lines on sides from bottom to top and around neck; yellow, black and white rectangular label with product information and dosage on front; box has product information on front and left side, testimonial on right side, and information for other products on back; small white paper tag with number and price affixed to top of left side; corrugated interior; paper promotional leaflet has 4 pages with illustrations and information for different products.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – bottle – Length 19.5 cm Width 6.9 cm Depth 4.4 cm
b – box – Length 20.4 cm Width 7.8 cm Depth 5.3 cm
c – leaflet – Length 19.2 cm Width 11.5 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
The Allen & Hanburys Co. Limited
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910 - 1930
Date Remarks
Mold marks from machine go from bottom to top; use of cork closures not common in non-alcoholic bottles after 1930s
Material
glass: brown
paper: tan, light brown, white
ink: black, yellow, green, red, blue
cork: tan, dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle label: “MALTED CHEMICAL FOOD // TRADE “Byno” MARK // Phosphates // TRADE MARK // A. D. 1715 // COMPOSITION : // Ferri Phosph 1 gr. // Calcii Phosph 1 ½ gr. // Potassii Phosph 1/8 gr. // Sodii Phosph 1/8 gr. // “Bynin” Liquid Malt 1 oz. // A modification of the well-known Parrish’s // Chemical Food the sugar of the ordinary prepar- // ation, being replaced by the digestive constituents of // “Bynin” Liquid Malt. // It is especially serviceable as a tonic for growing // children and is a valuable restorative in cases of de- // bility, promoting also the digestion of other foods. // DOSE – A dessertspoonful to a tablespoonful in water // three time a day, with or immediately after food. // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING // MANUFACTURED BY // The Allen & Hanburys Co., Limited // NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. TORONTO, CAN. // Established London, England, 1715.”; stamped on bottle label: “4390 // Net Contents 10 FL ounces”; embossed on right and left sides: “ALLEN & HANBURYS”; printed on front of box: “TRADE MARK // A. D. 1715 // One of the best forms of // administering Iron to // pale and delicate Children // TRADE // MARK // “Byno = // Phosphates” // A MALTED CHEMICAL FOOD. // A modification of the well known - // Parrish’s Chemical Food in which // the Active Malt Extract, Bynin, // replaces the Inert sugar of the // ordinary preparations. It contains // in solution the phosphates of Iron, Lime, Potash and Soda. // Allen & Hanburys Ltd., // Lombard Street, London, // AND AT // Vere St. Cavendish Square, London, W. // UNITED STATES : Niagara Falls, N. Y. // CANADA : Garrard Street East, Toronto. // AUSTRALASIA : Market St., Sydney. // SOUTH AFRICA : Smith Street, Durban. // COPYRIGHT // NET CONTENTS 10 OZS.”; printed on back of box: “SPECIAL // Malted Combinations // MANUFACTURED BY // Allen & Harburys Co., Ltd., // ‘Bynin,’ Liquid Malt // ‘Bynin’ Emulsion // ‘Bynol,’ The ‘Allenburys’ Malt and Oil // ‘Bynin’ Amara // ‘Byno’ Glycerophosphates // ‘Byno’ Haemoglobin // ‘Byno’ Hypophosphites // ‘Byno’ Phosphates // Allen & Hanburys Co., Ltd., // TORONTO, Can. NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. // (Established London, Eng., A. D. 1715.)”; printed on left side of box: “ “BYNO” PHOSPHATES is especially serviceable as a general tonic for weekly a[Illeg.] // growing children, and as a restorative in cases of debility, promoting also the digesti[Illeg.] // of all foods.”; hand written of tag on left side; “64056 // $15.00”; printed on right side of box: “The BRITTISH COLONIAL DRUGGIST writes: - “ ‘Byno’ Phosphates is the well- // known Chemical Food with the sugar replaced by the nutrient and digestive constituents // of Liquid Malt. This cannot but be considered a great advance on the ordinary form, as // it presents the additional advantage of digestive aid.” ”; titles printed at top of promotional booklet page include: “ “Byno”- Phosphates // An Improved Chemical Food for Children”, “ “Byno”- Hypophosphites”, “Trade ‘ BYNOL’ Mark // Cod-Liver Oil and Malt” “The ‘Allenburys’ DIET // A complete food rich in brain, nerve // and body building element.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010 (a-b)
(a-b) 0010-A3-9 Row C
Storage Room 2005 (c)
2005-5-6 Binder E-9a (c)
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Major area of loss on top of cork; minor fading all over bottle label; dark discolouration on top of bottle label; top of box missing; minor tears all over edges of box; major dark staining to top half of box; minor abrasion and areas of loss on edges of box; leaflet distorted and creased but stable; minor tears in top and bottom edge of leaflet; minor dark stain of top edge of leaflet; large stain in centre of leaflet on all pages
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Peterson, John. “How to Date Antique Glass Bottles.” Our Pastimes, 2017. Accessed 5 June 2019.
“Bottle Dating.” Society For Historical Archaeology, 2019. Accessed 5 June 2019.
Research Facts
“Byno” Phosphates were marketed as a chemical food with added digestive benefits; the proposed benefits were numerous and the product was also specifically marketed as a remedy for children.
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Carter's Iron Pills trade card

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2705
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001668
Description
Small paper trade card for Carter's Iron Pills; front: lithograph in red and green of an obviously ill woman and her well-dressed friend; back describes all that their pills are good for, for both men and women.
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Accession Number
996001668
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for Carter's Iron Pills; front: lithograph in red and green of an obviously ill woman and her well-dressed friend; back describes all that their pills are good for, for both men and women.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Carter Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Date Remarks
Style of dress late 1800's; before 1906 ("cures")
Material
paper: green; black; red
Inscriptions
Front: "CARTER'S // IRON PILLS // FOR THE BLOOD, NERVES AND // COMPLEXION // Dont rise -- I know how you feel -- WEAK BACK, TREMBLING, PALPITATION, // HEADACHE. -- I've had all, -- But thanks to CARTER'S IRON PILLS // I am fully restored and can guarantee they'll do as much for you. // OVER"; back: "We recommend Carter's Iron Pills to every // woman who is Weak, Nervous and Discour- // aged...", etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.1 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; light staining on the front; back: staining all around the edge from an old glue
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Most well known for Carter's Little Liver Pills
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Come into the Kitchen [promotional cookbook]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15244
Dates
1929
1930
circa 1929 - 1930
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
018008001
Description
Rectangular cream and tan paper booklet titled 'Come into the Kitchen' produced as a promotional cookbook for the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company; rectangular cream paper front and back cover consists of single folded paper sheet with title and illustration of young woman cooking in kitchen on fr…
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Accession Number
018008001
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Archival
Cooking
Food
Advertisements
Advertising
Pharmacy
Drug Industry -- advertisements
Drugs -- advertisements
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- all-purpose cures -- advertising
Description
Rectangular cream and tan paper booklet titled 'Come into the Kitchen' produced as a promotional cookbook for the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company; rectangular cream paper front and back cover consists of single folded paper sheet with title and illustration of young woman cooking in kitchen on front cover and illustrated advertisement for Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound Tablets on back cover; rectangular tan paper pages have illustrations, testimonials, women’s health and general advise, recipes, order forms and advertisements for a variety of Lydia E. Pinkham products printed on both sides in black ink; cover attached to pages by two thin grey metal staples; 32 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company
Site Made (City)
Lynn
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
U. S. A.
Dates
1929
1930
circa 1929 - 1930
Date Remarks
Date of 1929 provided in donor file; examples in other collections dated 1930
Material
paper: cream, tan
ink: black, yellow
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on front cover: “Come into the KITCHEN”; printed on back cover: “Lydia E. Pinkham’s // Vegetable Compound // Tablets!”; FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF // BUSY WOMEN, LYDIA E. PINKHAM’S // VEGETABLE COMPOUND IS NOW // SOLD IN TABLET FORM. EACH // BOTTLE CONTAINS 70 TABLETS, // OR 35 DOES. ABOUT THE SAME // NUMBER OF DOSES AS IN A // BOTTLE OF LIQUID MEDICINE // Chocolate Coated // Carry your medicine // with you. take it // regularly wherever // you are. // JUST AS EFFECTIVE // AS THE LIQUID // COMPOUND // Lydia E. Pinkham // Medicine Company // Lynn, Mass.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-
Length
17.7 cm
Width
11.4 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor fading all over; minor creases and tears along edges
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
“Lydia E. Pinkham.” Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 2019. Accessed 10 July 2019.
“Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company Records, 1776-1968 (inclusive).” Harvard Library Viewer, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 2019. Accessed 10 July 2019.
Research Facts
Lydia E. Pinkham was a popular patent medicine producer famous for her Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound and other remedies; products were marketed as treatments for a wide variety of women’s health issues; Lydia E. Pinkham developed a relationship of trust with many female consumers who felt uncomfortable with male medical professionals; she marketed her products with images of her face and slogans like “Only a woman can understand a woman’s ills”; an all female Department of Advise was formed to respond to the many letters she received, and she also produced many pamphlets and manuals for women’s health and well being; the health benefits of her products were never proven and her Vegetable Compound contained high concentrations of alcohol; increased regulations in drug advertising forced the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company to remove many of the medical claims for its products.
Images
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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001803
Description
Paper envelope from Blacking & Mercantile Co., Ltd. to Messrs. J. & W. Jean; front: handwritten address; facsimile on the left of Mathieu's Syrup of Tar; red 2c Canadian stamp; back: red lithograph of their building; opened at top
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Accession Number
996001803
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Correspondence, ephemera
Cod Liver Oil -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Paper envelope from Blacking & Mercantile Co., Ltd. to Messrs. J. & W. Jean; front: handwritten
address; facsimile on the left of Mathieu's Syrup of Tar; red 2c Canadian stamp; back: red lithograph
of their building; opened at top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Blacking & Mercantile Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Amherst
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Postmarked Nov. 2, 1910
Material
paper: black; red; blue
Inscriptions
"Messrs. J. & W. Jean, // Arichat, // C.B. [ie, Cape Breton] // BLACKING & MERCANTILE CO., Ltd.
// Canadian Proprietors: U.N.O Blacking and E. & B. Non-Corrosive Inks // Maritime Agents: MATHIEU'S
SYRUP OF TAR and COD LIVER [OIL] // Selling Agents: Maritime Handling Co. // SUCCESSORS TO
// FILLMORE ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; a lot of mathematical doodling, especially on the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.796; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.796
Images
Less detail

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