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Bi-Sulph. Mercury

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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
996001165
Description
Large clear glass cylindrical bottle; wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper; contents in bottle; two paper labels on one side of bottle
Accession Number
996001165
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large clear glass cylindrical bottle; wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper; contents in
bottle; two paper labels on one side of bottle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA,
in Oct. 1993
Maker
McClure, Walker & Gibson
Site Made (City)
Albany
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Bi-sulph. Mercury // McClure, Walker & Gibson // Wholesale Druggists // Albany, N.Y. 15 &
17 Norton St.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.9 cm. x Diam. 5.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper labels discoloured and slightly brittled
Copy Type
Original
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Irrigating placenta auger

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1976.6.23
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Accession Number
1976.6.23
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Irrigation
Abortion
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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mercury bichloride antiseptic tablets

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001303 a-b
Description
A cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); neck is threaded but there is a cork (b) in the lip; the cork is smaller than the opening, so the tablets are contained by paper stuffed into the opening; bottle is 3/4 full of coffin-shaped tablets and has a paper label on the front.
Accession Number
000001303 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfectants
Poisons
Mercury Compounds
Product Packaging
Description
A cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); neck is threaded but there is a cork (b) in the lip; the cork is smaller than the opening, so the tablets are contained by paper stuffed into the opening; bottle is 3/4 full of coffin-shaped tablets and has a paper label on the front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Diam. 7.2 cm
b - cork - Size: Length 3.7 cm x Diam. 3.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; blue; black; red
glass: amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: Skull & crossbones shown on upper right and left corners of label; "500 C.T. 623 // MERCURY BICHLORIDE // ANTISEPTIC TABLETS, // SPECIAL // POISON [printed over a picture of a coffin] // MERCURIC Chloride Corrosive, 8 3/4 grains // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY // 1:1000 – Dissolve one tablet in 1 Imperial pint of water. // 1:2000 – Dissolve one tablet in 2 Imperial pints of water. // 1:4000 – Dissolve one tablet in 4 Imperial pints of water. // CAUTION–These tablets are poisonous and should // be dispensed only with the greatest precaution. Use poison // label and mark: "FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY." // POISON // ANTIDOTES.–White of eggs or milk in large quantity // followed by an emetic. [printed] // C768542 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "D // 400 // 4 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row D
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dirty; label on bottle is yellowing, dirty, and has two black stains at the top edge; cork is stained but otherwise sound
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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mercury biniodide

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1978.12.8
Description
A glass bottle, corked, half-filled with red powder non-toxic poster paint powder, and with two paper labels affixed.
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Accession Number
1978.12.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Disinfectants
Mercury Compounds
Description
A glass bottle, corked, half-filled with red powder non-toxic poster paint powder, and with two paper labels affixed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Baird & Tatlock, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on the top paper label: "BAIRD & TATLOCK (LONDON) LTD. // Mercury Biniodide // [illeg.] CROSS STREET HATTON GARDENS"; printed on bottom label, "POISON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row D
Length
11.6 cm
Diameter
5.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Toxic substance; label torn.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Mercury biniodide is also known as mercuric iodide and is a germicide.
Exhibit History
Workers Arts & Heritage Centre exhibit: "Life . . . or a Living?"; L-2005.7, returned Jan. 2013
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mercury iodide 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, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.228
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck ending in a large lip and closed with a cork; shield-shaped paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.228
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck ending in a large lip and closed with a cork; shield-shaped paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
John Wyeth & Brothers, Inc.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "GELATINE-COATED PILL // Mercury Iodide, Yellow // JOHN WYETH & BROTHERS, INC. // PHILADELPHIA // Made in Canada"; embossed on bottom: "Wyeth 107".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 8.6 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of label are torn
Copy Type
Original
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mercury with chalk

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Dates
1949
circa 1949
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001493
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with a threaded metal cap wrapped in translucent paper; bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom (on wrapper).
Accession Number
000001493
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with a threaded metal cap wrapped in translucent paper; bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom (on wrapper).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, 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: white; red; cream; blue; translucent yellow-brown
metal: black; silver
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "100 T.T. No. 741 // MERCURY // WITH CHALK // B.P. // TABLET // TRITURATES // ½ GRAIN // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // 50"; right side: "DOSE – As directed by the // physician."; left side: " // "Medicamenta Vera" in- // dicates devotion to truth // in the manufacture and // testing of medicinal // products."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper torn in numerous places; sticker on bottom is peeling
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Research Facts
Also called "blue mass"
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Mother and Daughter [instructional booklet]

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Dates
1946
Collection
Karen Stinson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
017035002
Description
Tan paper covered soft covered booklet that discusses important sex hygiene information for mothers and daughters; stapled together with two staples visible on the spine; front cover contains the title, editor, and distributor information, whereas the back cover provides information on the Hygieni…
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Accession Number
017035002
Author
Mildred A. Horn
Collection
Karen Stinson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Home Health
Hygiene
Sanitation
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Abortion
Description
Tan paper covered soft covered booklet that discusses important sex hygiene information for mothers and daughters; stapled together with two staples visible on the spine; front cover contains the title, editor, and distributor information, whereas the back cover provides information on the Hygienic Productions staff and office locations; x96 pages discuss sex hygiene in great length, but the last four pages provide information on matters pertaining to the Hygienic Productions of Canada, such as the staff, information on how to get involved with the group, etc.; chapter titles include: Children;s Sex Problems; The age of Puberty; Treatment of Masterbation; Female Sex Organs; Male Sex Organs; Process of Menstruation; The Age of Menopause; Harmony in Marriage; For a Happy Marriage; Rhythmic Sex Cycles; How to Determine Pregnancy; Should You Bear Children?; How Children are Born; Care During Pregnancy; Care During COnfinement; Control of Sex; Abortions are Dangerous; Control of Leuchorra; Care of Sexual Organs; Frigidity in Women; Sterility on Women; Woman's Sexual Duties; Diseases of Women; Facts About Sterilization; How to Live Happy Life; Forty and After; Social Diseases Increase; Marriage and Finances; Children out of Wedlock.
Provenance
Originally belonged to the donor, Karen Stinson.
Maker
Hygienic Productions of Canada
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "MOTHER AND // DAUGHTER // A Digest for Women and Growing // Girls, which Completely Covers // the Field of Sex Hygiene // EDITED BY // MILDRED A. HORN // Prepared from Information Compiled // by Eminent Medical and Hygiene // Authorities of Three Continents. // DISTRIBUTED BY // HYGIENIC PRODUCTIONS OF CANADA // 26 QUEEN ST. EAST TORONTO, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 6 b
Length
22.8 cm
Width
15.4 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows lots of handling and front cover loose at staples; minor stains everywhere; paper yellowed; some of the pages are also suffering from minor rips and tears, especially the front cover
Copy Type
original
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placental auger

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1940.4.5
Description
Placental auger, metal (nickel-plated?); concave handle and 1½ spiral at the other end, blunt.
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Accession Number
1940.4.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Abortion
Description
Placental auger, metal (nickel-plated?); concave handle and 1½ spiral at the other end, blunt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935).
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal (nickel-plated?)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Dimension Notes
Length 29.8 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar instrument found in Betz catalogue, p. 177, item # 3N1085; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this material might have been a bequest. Used for miscarriages, etc. "An atrocious invention. . . . Fit only as a horrible example in a Museum--even in a church fellowship meeting I would not speak to any man who used these." - N.A. Powell
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placental auger

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1940.4.6
Description
Entirely made of metal (nickel-plated?), concave handle and 1½ spiral at other end, blunt.
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Accession Number
1940.4.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Abortion
Description
Entirely made of metal (nickel-plated?), concave handle and 1½ spiral at other end, blunt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935).
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal (nickel-plated?)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Dimension Notes
Length 28.3 cm x Width 1.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar instrument found in Betz catalogue, p. 177, item # 3N1085; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this may have been a bequest. Used for miscarriages, etc.
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placental auger

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1940.4.7
Description
Entirely made of metal (nickel-plated?), concave handle and 1½ spiral at other end, blunt.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1940.4.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Abortion
Description
Entirely made of metal (nickel-plated?), concave handle and 1½ spiral at other end, blunt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935).
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal (nickel-plated?)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Dimension Notes
Length 29.7 cm x Width 3.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar instrument found in Betz catalogue, p. 177, item # 3N1085; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this may have been a bequest. Used for miscarriages, etc.
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