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Acker's Blood Elixir

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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001324
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a lip which is tooled, flanged, with flat top and squared edges; the front panel is flat and has an attached printed paper label which lists product information and trade mark; the back and side panels are recessed and have embossed word…
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Accession Number
996001324
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= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a lip which is tooled, flanged, with flat top and squared edges; the front panel is flat and has an attached printed paper label which lists product information and trade mark; the back and side panels are recessed and have embossed words on them; the bottle contains a small amount of dried medication residue and has a cork in the neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
W.H. Hooker & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Bottle likely made between 1880 and 1890
Material
glass: amber
paper: beige
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Left side panel embossed, "ACKER'S BLOOD ELIXIR"; right side panel embossed, "FOR ALL BLOOD DISEASES"; back panel embossed, "W.H. HOOKER & CO. // SOLE AGENTS // NORTH & SOUTH // AMERICA"; front label reads, "A GUARANTEED SPECIFIC // ACKER'S // BLOOD ELIXIR // THE GREATEST BLOOD PURIFIER KNOWN // Uses listed // W.H. HOOKER & CO. NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.2 cm. x Width: 7.1 cm. x Depth: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bottle has a small chip missing from the left front bottom corner; the rest of the bottle is undamaged; the label is missing small sections at the edges; most of the printing is legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
Images
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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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Dr. Johnson's blood purifier

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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.216
Description
A flat bottle with wide, slightly rounded shoulders and a narrow neck; closed with a cork and sealed with wax; paper label; full of liquid contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.216
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Veterinary Medicine
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat bottle with wide, slightly rounded shoulders and a narrow neck; closed with a cork and sealed with wax; paper label; full of liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
glass: aqua
cork: brown
wax: red
paper: brown; red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. JOHNSON'S // BLOOD PURIFIER // A Great Fat Producer // 50 c. per Bottle"; embossed on back: "Dr. Johnson's Dog Remedies Prepared by N. Y. Vet. Hosp."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.6 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Label chipped at the corner.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dr. Johnson's digestive pills

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.215
Description
A square-base aqua blue glass bottle with a wide neck and cork closure; paper label; cotton padding; some original contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.215
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Veterinary Medicine
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A square-base aqua blue glass bottle with a wide neck and cork closure; paper label; cotton padding; some original contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: blue
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. // JOHNSON'S // DIGESTIVE // PILLS // PREPARED BY // N.Y. VETERI- // NARY HOSPITAL"; label also has directions for use.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 6.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork is slightly broken.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Life Weed Vegetable Compound

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001210
Description
Large rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels; front is flat with paper label adhered to it; tall cylindrical neck with cork stopper; decorative paper or string surrounding opening at cork; liquid contents still inside bottle; bottle appears still to be sealed.
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Accession Number
996001210
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= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels; front is flat with paper label adhered to it; tall cylindrical neck with cork stopper; decorative paper or string surrounding opening at cork; liquid contents still inside bottle; bottle appears still to be sealed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Puritan Med. Co.
Site Made (City)
Binghamton
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: transparent
paper: brown
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Life Weed // Vegetable Compound // Made of Roots and Herbs // The Greatest Blood Purifier // Ever discovered // ... // Puritan Med. Co. // Binghamton, N.Y. // U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.5 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm. x Depth: 4.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label very badly discoloured and brittle; something has solidified and grown on surface; material around neck opening is very brittle
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001276 a-b
Description
(a) Rectangular square amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and attached metal lid; bottle is unopened and contains cod liver oil; bottle sides are rounded outwards and the front and back panels are flat; the bottle has a printed paper label (b) -- now unattached -- which lists product inf…
Accession Number
996001276 a-b
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= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Rectangular square amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and attached metal lid; bottle is unopened and contains cod liver oil; bottle sides are rounded outwards and the front and back panels are flat; the bottle has a printed paper label (b) -- now unattached -- which lists product information.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - medicine bottle
b - paper label
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Goodrich, USA, in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Ozomulsion Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
paper: yellow
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Bottle back embossed, "OZOMULSION"; lid reads, "OZO // SHAKE WELL // MULSION"; label reads, "RICH IN // VITAMINS // OZOMULSION // 7 FLUID OUNCES // A Most Palatable Emulsion // of Medicinal // Norwegian Cod Liver Oil // with Hypophosphites // of Lime and Soda,// Guaiacol and Glycerine // Especially Recommended for // Every Condition, where the // Vitamins of the Highest Quality // Cod Liver Oil are required // Directors:" (listed); dosage listed; "KEEP COOL // TAKE // REGULARLY"; writing in English and Spanish
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row A
Length
a - 18.0 cm b - 12.3 cm
Width
a - 6.4 cm b - 12.1 cm
Depth
a - 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
(a) Bottle is unopened and shows no chips, cracks, or wear; the cod liver oil within has separated; (b) label has come detached from bottle; there is some minor wear and staining, but all writing is clearly legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19
Research Facts
Used as a vitamin supplement
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