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Anti-Mosquito cream

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Dates
1939
1943
circa 1939-1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001007
Description
Mosquito repellent in a round, steel tin plated with a brassy yellow metal; the tin is in two halves that fit together; the lower half has a rounded base with a flange or bulge halfway up to stop the lid from sliding too far down.
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Accession Number
002001007
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Insect Repellents
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Description
Mosquito repellent in a round, steel tin plated with a brassy yellow metal; the tin is in two halves that fit together; the lower half has a rounded base with a flange or bulge halfway up to stop the lid from sliding too far down.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1943
circa 1939-1943
Date Remarks
Provenance of artifact (CF issue)
Material
metal: silver; brown; yellow
Inscriptions
Printed or stamped on lid: "ANTI-MOSQUITO // TO BE // SMEARED ON // EXPOSED PARTS // AS REQUIRED // CREAM"; "Anti-Mosquito" is at the top and "Cream" is at the bottom, both in larger letters than the rest.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row C
Temporary Location
Storage Room 2006
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.8 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The tin shows extensive use-related wear, mostly on the sides and bottom of the container, approximately over 30% of its surface; the brass plating in these areas has worn away to reveal the steel underneath; there is a very small area of active corrosion on the upper rim near the "E" in "CREAM"; there is also slight denting and malformation from use.
Copy Type
Original
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military first aid kit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6195
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.55.8 a-o
Description
A set of tin containers for various kinds of tablets and two squeeze tubes with needle heads, all contained in a case (m) that has a list of contents glued to the inside lid; (a-l) are black-painted screw-top tins; (n) is a glass tube; (o) is two tin squeeze tubes, not on the list of contents; num…
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Accession Number
1969.55.8 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- emergency
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
Drug Storage, instrumentation
Drug Packaging
Drug Therapy
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A set of tin containers for various kinds of tablets and two squeeze tubes with needle heads, all contained in a case (m) that has a list of contents glued to the inside lid; (a-l) are black-painted screw-top tins; (n) is a glass tube; (o) is two tin squeeze tubes, not on the list of contents; numbers from 1 to 13 are painted in white on each item.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - screw-top tin - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - screw-top tin - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
c - screw-top tin - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
d - screw-top tin - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
e - screw-top tin - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
f - screw-top tin - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
g - screw-top tin - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
h - screw-top tin - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
i - screw-top tin - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
j - screw-top tin - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
k - screw-top tin - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
l - screw-top tin - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
m - tin case - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
n - glass tube- Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
o - glass tube- Size: Length 6.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Harold DeWitt Ball.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Material
metal: grey
paint: white; red; black
glass
Inscriptions
On outside top of (m) is "BALL" stencilled in red paint; on side below clasp is "TABLETS" in white paint (mostly worn off); inside lid paper lists "Contents of Tablet Tin" for containers 1 to 13; (n) has a paper label that reads: " 'TABLOID' 'HEMISINE' 'a derivative of the Supra-renal Gland ' 0.0003 gramme . . ."; (o) has labels which read, "No. 105 - Morphine Sulph. 1/4 gr., Pat. & Gar by Greeley Lab Inc. under Food and Drugs Act June 30, 1906."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Condition Remarks
Paint peeling; labels wearing off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Carried by the Canadian Army Medical Corps during World War I. This case was likely part of a larger kit containing a variety of medical supplies, including pills and tablets for pain relief, wound treatment, and to combat disease.
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morphine ampoules

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Dates
1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1934.31.19 a-g
Description
Box of morphine ampoules, consisting of a two-piece cardboard box (f-g) with cardboard dividers in the base to form ten compartments; five compartments are empty, four contain opened glass ampoules (a-d), and one contains a small fine-toothed metal saw (e) for opening ampoules.
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Accession Number
1934.31.19 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Morphine
Germany
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- drugs
Description
Box of morphine ampoules, consisting of a two-piece cardboard box (f-g) with cardboard dividers in the base to form ten compartments; five compartments are empty, four contain opened glass ampoules (a-d), and one contains a small fine-toothed metal saw (e) for opening ampoules.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - saw - Size: Length 5.4 cm x Width 0.8 cm
f - box bottom - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
g - box top - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Sanitätsdepot VIII. A.K.
Site Made (City)
Coblenz
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the object
Material
glass: clear, red
paper: brown, white, red
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Paper label at top of (g): "Sanitäts-Depot VIII. A. K. // Coblenz. // 10 zugeschmolzene Glasröhren zu // 0,02 g Morphium // hydrochloricum // in Lösung von 1 ccm, keimfrei gemacht. // 1917" [Medical Depot of the VIII. Army Corps // Coblenz. // 10 sealed glass tubes of // 0.02 g Morphine // hydrochloride // in 1cc solution, sterile. // 1917]; stamp to right top of (g): "[illeg.] in der Schachtel" ["in der Schachtel" translates to "in the box"]; paper label to right side of (g) and identical paper label to back of (f): "San - Dep. VIII. A. K. // Morph. hydrochlor. 0,02"; printed on ampoules: "Morph. hydrochl. // 0,02 g. // San.-Dep. VIII. A.-K."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Condition Remarks
#2: All ampoules are opened; metal of saw shows some corrosion; box is stained in many places and the back flap of (g) is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
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pocket medicine case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8191
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present: (a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate: (b) Santonin 1-2 grains; (c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac; (d) Rhinit…
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Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- drugs
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present:
(a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate:
(b) Santonin 1-2 grains;
(c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac;
(d) Rhinitis;
(e) Cathartic (inactive);
(f) Brown mixt. and Ammon. Mur.;
(g) Pepsin and Ext. Nux Vom. No. 2;
(h) Ergot Powd. ext;
(i) Strychnine Sulphate 1-40 grains;
(j) Tinct. Aconite 1 minim;
(k) Empirin;
(l) Tonsilitis;
(m) Dover Powder U.S.P.;
(n) Anodyne for Infants;
(o) Calomel with Wintergreen (pink);
(p) Digitalin;
(q) Tinct. Opium Camph. (paragoric);
(r) Calomel;
(s) Capsicum and Nux Vomica;
(t) Heart Tonic and Stimulant;
(u) Neurologic (Dr. Dunlap);
(v) Fever (Dr. Kenyon).
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
case - Length 30.0 cm x Width 40.5 cm
a-v - vials
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Corinne Watts, daughter of Dr. William Herbert Lowry, an ophthalmologist, who used the pill case while with the #4 Canadian Hospital Unit, WW I, Salonika, Greece.
Maker
John Wyeth & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
leather: black
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; black; red
organic material
Inscriptions
Labels have contents as listed above.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Temporary Location
For (q) only: On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
.#3: Leather covering worn along edges, but no tears or holes; leather flexible; both parts of snap have green residue; bottles emit strong smell; two vials missing; glass vials all appear whole with no cracks; labels yellowed; corks all appear whole.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. William Herbert Lowry, an ophthalmologist, used the pill case while with the #4 Canadian Hospital Unit, WW I, Salonika, Greece.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Royal Canadian Navy Seasickness Remedy

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8198
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1982.13.5
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck, metal screw-on top; paper label; contains pink capsules.
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Accession Number
1982.13.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Naval Medicine
Motion Sickness
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container -- bottle
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- drugs
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck, metal screw-on top; paper label; contains pink capsules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
R.C.N. Medical Research Unit, U of T
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has, "W.W.II"
Material
glass: amber
metal: black
paper: beige
ink: black
organic matter: pink
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY // SEASICKNESS REMEDY" followed by instructions for use.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Contains hyocine with nicotinic acid of the B Vitamin Complex.
Images
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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
Accession Number
2001.5.6
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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
Accession Number
2001.5.7
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