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Horsfords Acid Phosphate [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2721
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
996001684
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph in pink and black of a young girl; back: description of the product.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001684
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- advertisments
Mental Health -- archival -- promotional
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- patent medicine -- cure all -- quackery
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph in pink and black of a young girl; back: description of the product.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Rumford Chemical Works
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
paper: black; pink
Inscriptions
Front: "HORSFORDS ACID PHOSPHATE // FOR MENTAL & PHYSICAL // EXHAUSTION, DYSPEPSIA &C. // IT MAKES A // DELICIOUS DRINK // WITH WATER & SUGAR ONLY. // RUMFORD CHEMICAL WORKS // PROVIDENCE, R.I."; back: "[Pre]pared according to the directions of Prof. E.N. HORSFORD, // of Cambridge, Mass. // FOR DYSPEPSIA, // [In]digestion, Headache, Mental & Physical // Exhaustion, ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.5 cm. x Width: 8.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; back: rip along left edge near middle; five areas where top paper has been ripped off; "ADA" written on top in pencil
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See 996.001.684-.686; "Step Right Up" by Brooks McNamara, inserts #9, 12; "The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, p. 128, inserts #3, 36, 48
Research Facts
Made children's story books; also makes a Bread Preparation, Rumford Yeast Powder, and Horsford's baking powder
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Horsfords Acid Phosphate [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2722
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Advertisements
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
996001685
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of an old man playing an accordion while a young girl dances; back describes the benefits of this product; silhouette of Count Rumford in top left.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001685
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Advertisements
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- advertisments
Mental Health -- archival -- promotional
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- patent medicine -- cure all -- quackery
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of an old man playing an accordion while a young girl dances; back describes the benefits of this product; silhouette of Count Rumford in top left.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Schumacher & Ettlinger; Rumford Chemical Works (product)
Site Made (City)
New York; Providence
Site Made (State)
New York; Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Date Remarks
Chromolithography
Material
paper: blue; pink; brown; white; red
Inscriptions
Front: "HORSFORDS ACID PHOSPHATE // FOR MENTAL & PHYSICAL // EXHAUSTION, DYSPEPSIA &C. // "The Little Dancer" // IT MAKES A DELICIOUS DRINK // WITH WATER AND SUGAR ONLY."; back: "Prepared according to the directions of Prof. E.N. HORSFORD, // of Cambridge, Mass. // FOR DYSPEPSIA, // Indigestion, Headache, Mental & Physical // Exhaustion, Nervousness, Hysteria, ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.1 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: several stains, particularly in the top half
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
Made children's story books; also makes a Bread Preparation, Rumford Yeast Powder, and Horsford's baking powder
Images
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Horsfords Acid Phosphate [advertising trade card]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2723
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
996001686
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of a young girl in pink and white.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001686
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- advertisments
Mental Health -- archival -- promotional
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- patent medicine -- cure all -- quackery
Description
Small paper trade card for Horsfords Acid Phosphate; front: chromolithograph of a young girl in pink and white.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Rumford Chemical Works (product)
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Date Remarks
Chromolithography
Material
paper: black; pink; grey; white
Inscriptions
Front: "HORSFORDS ACID PHOSPHATE // FOR MENTAL & PHYSICAL // EXHAUSTION, DYSPEPSIA &C. // OUR PET // IT MAKES A DELICIOUS DRINK // WITH WATER AND SUGAR ONLY."; back: "Prepared according to the directions of Prof. E.N. HORSFORD, // of Cambridge, Mass. // FOR DYSPEPSIA, // Indigestion, Headache, Mental & Physical // Exhaustion, Nervousness, Hysteria, Night Sweats of Consumption, etc. ...."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.9 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: slight stain along bottom middle from back and small piece of top paper from bottom right; back one spot where top paper has been lifted off surrounded by red and another with the red still attached (paper of some sort?)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
Made children's story books; also makes a Bread Preparation, Rumford Yeast Powder, and Horsford's baking powder
Images
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Kola Astier granulated

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8605
Dates
1882
1900 (?)
1882-1900 (?)
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
1991.17.40
Description
A glass bottle 3/4 covered with labels; lid sealed by a label; bottle full of original contents.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1991.17.40
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Mental Health
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- illness -- mood disorders
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- antidepressant
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- homeopathy
Mental Health -- treatment -- patent medicine -- cure all -- quackery
Description
A glass bottle 3/4 covered with labels; lid sealed by a label; bottle full of original contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Maker
Astier Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1882
1900 (?)
1882-1900 (?)
Material
glass: amber
paper: yellow; blue
ink: red; black
metal: yellow; blue
Inscriptions
Seal on lid reads: "KOLA ASTIER // 159275 // award decoration of 3 silver medals // Dated 1900 [?]"; large label covering body of bottle reads diagonally, "KOLA ASTIER GRANULATED"; label reads horizontally, "Restrainer of tissue waste // antineurasthenic // muscular system // stimulant // KOLA ASTIER LABORATORIES"; stamp covering both ends of label shows a globe with "Astier" printed in a stylized manner and "1882"; on lid: "KOLA // GRANULES // SOLUBLE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
One large stain at base of large label; general yellowing of labels; some deterioration of lid top around the edge--appears to be stabilized; corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
1980.18.310
Description
A glass jar with a paper label and a metal buckle strap around the lid; full of a beige powder.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.310
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Nutrition
Fortified Food
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Mental Health
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- illness -- mood disorders
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- homeopathy
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- antidepressant
Mental Health -- treatment -- patent medicine -- cure all -- quackery
Description
A glass jar with a paper label and a metal buckle strap around the lid; full of a beige powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Thomson Bros.
Site Made (City)
Detroit; Windsor
Site Made (State)
Michigan; Ontario
Site Made (Country)
USA / Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: orange; black; red
organic matter: beige
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "LACTALBUMIN // A DIRECT FOOD // FOR // NERVRE [sic] CENTRES. // THOMSON BROS. // DETROIT USA // WINDSOR CANADA"; "5 ounces"; "Price $1.00"; "Specifically indicated and absolutely reliable in the treatment of Typhoid Fever, Struma, Tuberculosis, Pneumonia, Anaemia Chlorosis, Dyspepsia, Neurasthenia, Albuminaria, Abdominal Surgery, etc., and all diseases associated with (waste) non-assimilation."; embossed on bottom of jar: "# 3".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail