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Bynin Liquid Malt

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001330
Description
Very large cylindrical amber bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with flat top and squared edges; there are two printed paper labels attached to the front and back of the bottle; the bottle is half full of liquid malt and is sealed with a cork which has a paper seal on it.
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Accession Number
996001330
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Very large cylindrical amber bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with flat top and squared edges; there are two printed paper labels attached to the front and back of the bottle; the bottle is half full of liquid malt and is sealed with a cork which has a paper seal on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan (Ottawa) in Feb.1994.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
paper: beige; blue
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Front label reads, "TRADE MARK // A.D. 1715 // "Bynin" // TRADE MARK // LIQUID MALT // A HIGHLY NUTRITIVE FOOD // AND VALUABLE AID TO DIGESTION // Product uses listed // DOSE [listed] // NET CONTENTS 80 FLUID OUNCES // Manufactured in Canada by // Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd. // (Founded at Old Plough Court) // Lombard Street in the City of // London, A.D. 1715) // LINDSAY, Ont."; back label lists the same information in French; bottle bottom embossed "6"; paper label on cork reads, "CARTER CUMMINGS & CO., LTD // WINDSOR, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.5 cm. x Diam. : 12.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bottle has no chips or cracks and only minor wear; the two paper labels are stained, but are complete and and fully legible; the cork and its paper seal show minor wear, but are complete; the cork seals the bottle and does not leak
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
Research Facts
For use as a vitamin supplement and digestion aid
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Dr. Baxter's Mandrake Bitters

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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
996001315
Description
Cylindrical twelve-sided light aqua bottle with long cylindrical neck and tooled double rounded collar at the lip; five front panels are embossed; the bottle contains no medication; there is a piece of cork in the bottom of the bottle
Accession Number
996001315
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- bitters -- container
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical twelve-sided light aqua bottle with long cylindrical neck and tooled double rounded
collar at the lip; five front panels are embossed; the bottle contains no medication; there is
a piece of cork in the bottom of the bottle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Kingston in Aug. 1993
Maker
Lord Bros.
Site Made (City)
Burlington
Site Made (State)
Vermont
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
glass: light aqua
Inscriptions
Front panels read, "DR. BAXTERS' // MANDRAKE BITTERS // LORD BROS. // PROPRIETOR'S // BURLINGTON
VT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.0 cm. x Diam. : 5.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
There is a small broken bubble chip at the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; "Bottlers and Bottles, Canadian" by O. Urquhart, p. 55;
"Bitters Bottles" by Richard Watson, p. 60; "The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham,
pp. 49-50
Research Facts
Original label claimed the product was an anti-bilious and Jaundice Mandrake Bitters for
strengthening and purifying the blood
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