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Dates
1850
1860
circa 1850-1860
Accession Number
1980.18.26
Description
A cylindrical two-mould bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.26
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical two-mould bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1850
1860
circa 1850-1860
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.230.1
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
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Accession Number
1969.230.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Huber & Co.
Site Made (City)
Fond du Lac
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
paper: white; yellow; green; black
Inscriptions
Front: "ACONITE LEAVES // Aconitum Napellus // Fomd du Lac, Wis."; back: "Properties: Deobstruent, Anodyne, Narcotic, Sedative, and poisonous. In improper doses occasioning symptoms of gastric irritation, with great depression of nervous energy and brain. Antidote in poision [sic] stimulant externally and internally digitalis. // THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST // We give our special attention to supply fresh and prime goods, collected in the proper season when they contain all their medicinal virtues. // Huber & Co., Fond du Lac, Wis."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.234.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.234.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; stamped in red ink at an angle across the front: "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.236.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.236.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; at an angle across the front is stamped in red ink, "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.260.1
Description
Faded turquoise cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.260.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded turquoise cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Material
cardboard: faded turquoise; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) [an "S" cut out at an angle] // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.3
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
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Accession Number
1970.10.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: brown
drugs: beige
Inscriptions
Paper label has handwritten, "Aconite Min 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is very hard to read.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Family Ranunculaceae (Wolf's Bane plant); external use for neuralgia; antipyretic; "characteristic tingling sensation when applied to tongue, followed by local anaesthesia."
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037091 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a slightly concave bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has flat, squared sides that taper through rounded shoulders to a short neck that has a distinct round, moulded lip around the middle and moulded screw thread…
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Accession Number
997037091 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a slightly concave bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has flat, squared sides that taper through rounded shoulders to a short neck that has a distinct round, moulded lip around the middle and moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening; the screw lid (b) is a somewhat flat, round steel cap with a pronounced lip around its circumference; the inner walls have screw-like threading and the inside bottom is lined with wax-coated cardboard.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 18.5 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird practice
Material
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
metal: white
Inscriptions
Printed label on side reads, "[Ingram & Bell insignia] // S.C.T. // MULTI-BARB // (I & B) // Each Tablet Contains: // Secobarbital Sodium . . . 3/8 gr. // Pentobarbital Sodium . . . 3/8 gr. // Butabarbital Sodium . . . 1/8 gr. // Phenobarbital . . . 1/8 gr. // Directions: For daytime seda- // tion, one tablet every six to // eight hours. As a hypnotic, one // or two tablets one-half hour // before retiring. // (L.) 560720 // INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO - MONTREAL // WINNIPEG . CALGARY . VANCOUVER // 1000"; EMBOSSED ON BOTTOM: "5 // l [diamond shape with a 'D' inside] 3 // 3070"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label shows only slight discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Images
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lady slipper root box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4233
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001409
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic that has been sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; box has a paper label on top, front and back and contains dried plant material
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Accession Number
000001409
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic that has been sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; box has a paper label on top, front and back and contains dried plant material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: brown
paper: beige; black; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "LADIES' SLIPPER // ROOT // Cypripedium pubescens Swz. // No. 152 [printed] C 105685 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN. [printed]"; front: "SYNONYMS – American Valerian, Moc- // casin Flower, Eng.; Cypripéde Jaune, // Fr.; // Gelbfrauenschuhwurzel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED – The roots. // FAMILY – Orchidaceæ. HABITAT – Canada and Northern // United States"; back: "PROPERTIES– Tonic, stimulant, diaphoretic and // antispasmodic. Valuable in cases of simple nervous // excitability. It allays the irritation, lessens pain and // assists in maintaining a calm and cheerful condition of // body and mind. Used in hysteria and chorea, and as // a substitute for opium in the treatment of children. // DOSE – 1-2 to 2 fluid ounces (15 to 20 Cc) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper yellowing; some plant material has escaped from box and is trapped in plastic
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #10.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
Images
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Dates
1949
circa 1949
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001490 a-b
Description
A glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has flat sides but front and back are convex; bottle has a paper label on the front and is 3/4 full of capsules.
Accession Number
000001490 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has flat sides but front and back are convex; bottle has a paper label on the front and is 3/4 full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: beige; brown; red
metal: black; silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 CAPSULES No. 461 // ORTAL // SODIUM // REGISTERED TRADEMARK N [illeg.] // 615 // HEXETHOL SODIUM // 3 GRAINS (0.2 GRAM) // DOSE – 1 or 2 capsules as directed // by the physician. C784612 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "4 A D 9 // 8629"; (b) "P D & Co"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row C
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing; some corrosion on cap rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Collection
Mrs. D. W. Einarson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
006018008 a-d
Description
A grey Poloris box with an orange label; the box (a) holds three mesh sacs which contain aconite, belladonna and other ingredients; the box is hinged at one side.
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Accession Number
006018008 a-d
Collection
Mrs. D. W. Einarson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
A grey Poloris box with an orange label; the box (a) holds three mesh sacs which contain aconite, belladonna and other ingredients; the box is hinged at one side.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b-d - poloris - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donors husband.
Maker
Poloris Company, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: grey, orange, cream
fabric: off- white
drugs: brown
Inscriptions
"POLORIS RELIEVES INFLAMMATION, IRRITATION , // CONGESTION, ABSCESS, SORENESS AND NEURALGIA // OF THE TEETH AND GUMS "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Condition Remarks
The box contains some areas of surface dirt, otherwise the box is stable; the contents are also still intact and the ingredients are still contained within the sacs.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Images
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