Skip header and navigation

Refine By

   MORE

77 records – page 1 of 8.

amputation retractor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5482
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
General Surgery
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1941.4.1
Description
A blunt retractor made from bent wire.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1941.4.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
General Surgery
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Amputation
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- emergency
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- War
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A blunt retractor made from bent wire.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; owned and used by Dr. S.J. Streight
Maker
Private Whitehead
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
Made in the winter of 1917, during the First World War.
Material
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-5
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. S.J. Streight's commentary; CD #UHN
Research Facts
This retractor was designed by Major S.J. Streight and made by Private Whitehead of No. 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station during the winter of 1917. At that time this clearing station was handling many casualties; stationed in the Ypres area. "We found that this retractor protected the soft tissues from further damage and enabled us to retract them so as to saw through the bone at a higher level. This was found particularly useful in amputations through the thigh and leg."
Images
Less detail

Anglo-American Medicine Co. [newspaper advertisement]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12805
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Ephemera
Accession Number
1977.12.182
Description
A newspaper clipping listing advertisements for various pharmaceuticals; all advertisements were put forth by the Anglo-American Medicine Co.; double sided newspaper print.
Accession Number
1977.12.182
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Advertising -- ephemera
Description
A newspaper clipping listing advertisements for various pharmaceuticals; all advertisements were put forth by the Anglo-American Medicine Co.; double sided newspaper print.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on clipping: "Secure all Remedies mentioned on this circular from your local // druggist. Should he not have them in stock, they will be sent // direct to you on reciept of price. // ANGLO-AMERICAN MEDICINE CO. // 162 CLINTON ST., TORONTO, CANADA"; pharmaceutical titles include: "Dr. Agnew's Heart Remedy", "DR. VON STAN'S // Pineapple Tablets", "Dr. Agnew's Ointment", "DR. AGNEW'S // LIVER PILLS", "English Spavin Liniment // The Great Blemish Cure", "Woolford's Sanitary Lotion"; on reverse: "The Great South American // Rheumatic Remedy // FOR RHEUMATISM AND NEURALGIA", "The Great South American // NERVINE TONIC // AND STOMACH AND LIVER REMEDY", "The Great South American // KIDNEY REMEDY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 42.0 cm x Width 30.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed; slight creases throughout; a moderate crease runs horizontally across the centre of page; one moderate crease runs vertically on top half of page
Copy Type
Original
Less detail

Anti-Mosquito cream

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5248
Dates
1939
1943
circa 1939-1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
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.
  1 image  
Accession Number
002001007
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
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
Nursing
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 WWII.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1943
circa 1939-1943
Date Remarks
Provenance of artifact (Canadian Forces issue)
Material
metal: silver, brown, yellow
ink: blue, black, tan
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
Depth
1.8 cm
Diameter
6.5 cm
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.8 cm x Diameter 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
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
United States. Army Medical Department. Historical Unit Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Office of the Surgeon General, 1955, "Preventive medicine in World War II," https://books.google.ca/books?id=tuXnogXwzNIC&source=gbs_navlinks_s.
Research Facts
Mosquito repellents were used during World War II as preventative medicine against malaria.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Treatment, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
Accession Number
002001059
Description
Bandage, cylindrical roll of gauze, packaged in blue paper; folded over at ends with circular paper patch to seal package; manufacturer's label on side, paper with orange outer border, red inner patterned border, and white background.
  1 image  
Accession Number
002001059
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Treatment, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Nursing
First Aid -- instrumentation
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
Bandage, cylindrical roll of gauze, packaged in blue paper; folded over at ends with circular paper patch to seal package; manufacturer's label on side, paper with orange outer border, red inner patterned border, and white background.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieutenant (Nursing Sister) Miriam Hartrick during World War II.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
paper: light blue, white
ink: orange, black, red
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"Johnson & Johnson // 25 YARDS // BRUNSWICK GAUZE // PLAIN // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONTREAL // MADE IN CANADA"; two symbols flank the lower "Johnson & Johnson" logo: they are circular, made of stylized chain links forming a compass or quadrafoil design within a circle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-2
Length
22.2 cm
Diameter
10.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Diameter 10.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Packaging is discoloured in patches; one tear at end 5 cm long; gauze inside is in excellent condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Maureen Shelly, "130 Years of Giving Back: How Johnson & Johnson Has Helped the World in Times of Crisis," Johnson & Johnson, https://www.jnj.com/our-heritage/history-of-johnson-and-johnson-giving-back-during-times-of-crisis.
Research Facts
Johnson & Johnson manufactured many products for military use, such as gas masks, airplane parts and camouflage material. For its contributions, the company received the Army-Navy E Award for Excellence.
Images
Less detail

Botterell's style extension head tongs

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6637
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Neurosurgery
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1973.9.2
Description
Two crossed S-shaped pieces held by a screw where they cross and ending in sharp points that go into the skull; the other ends are held by a set screw for adjustment; resembles a pair of ice tongs.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1973.9.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Neurosurgery
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Traction
Neurology -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
Two crossed S-shaped pieces held by a screw where they cross and ending in sharp points that go into the skull; the other ends are held by a set screw for adjustment; resembles a pair of ice tongs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. T. P. Morley of Toronto General Hospital.
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"J.F. HARTZ CO. STAINLESS"; "GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 22.25 cm x Width 15.25 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Reference Comments
Photos in file
Research Facts
This is Dr. E. H. Botterell's modification of the McKenzie model; in 1938, Dr. Botterell modified McKenzie's tongs; Joseph Sachetti was the first patient they were used on; (1) the locking device controlling penetration of the points was unchanged; (2) the points were greatly shortened and the shoulders were enlarged; in sum, it then became easier for the patient to lie on his side; penetration of the dura was more difficult; the points continued to be inserted into the skull at right angles to the line of traction; these tongs were taken overseas and used during the war in the Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC; has a shoulder on the pointed post to limit the penetration into the skull; incision in skin required; shoulder was not always effective; not in use in 1976.
Images
Less detail

clothing and equipment records

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11681
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Military Medicine
Accession Number
997001950 a-b
Description
A kit list (a) in the form of a small booklet detailing items of clothing and equipment issued by the Canadian Army to Captain T.N. Tweddell on April 30, 1943, and a receipt (b) for a Browning 9mm pistol dated June 24, 1945.
Accession Number
997001950 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies -- pamphlet
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- Archival -- documents
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Description
A kit list (a) in the form of a small booklet detailing items of clothing and equipment issued by the Canadian Army to Captain T.N. Tweddell on April 30, 1943, and a receipt (b) for a Browning 9mm pistol dated June 24, 1945.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - kit list - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Width 9.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
b - receipt - Size: Length 16.2 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Issued to Captain T.N. Tweddell of the Canadian 11th Field Surgical Unit
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
The pamphlet order number includes the date of printing.
Material
cardboard: beige
paper: cream
ink: blue
pencil: grey, red
Inscriptions
Printed on the cover of (a): "MILITIA BOOK M. 1 // PART III // 40/P&S/279 (11/42)"; "CANADIAN ARMY // Clothing and Equipment // Statement"; "Regt. No. // Rank // Name", opposite Rank is entered "CAPTAIN." and opposite Name is entered "T.N. TWEDDELL."; the inside pages of (a) contain pre-printed lists of articles of clothing and equipment with columns for quantity issued, and a space on the last page for additional items to be entered by hand; printed at the top of (b): "ALL SERVICES // List of Stores, Plant, Tools, Instruments, &c."; "3 CDN GEN HOSP" is entered opposite "Issued to // Requisitioned by", and "11FSU" is entered opposite "From"; the remainder of (b) contains columns for detailing the items being transferred.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 2
Condition Remarks
Some pages of (a) are dog-earred.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001058
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
  1 image  
Accession Number
002001058
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
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
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
Lutralite
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
plastic: blue with silver flakes
Inscriptions
"LUTRALITE" molded into the plastic; "MADE IN CANADA" molded into plastic on reverse.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.8 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Deposits of dirt between teeth; four teeth broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
Less detail

compound monocular microscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8127
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1981.18.1 a-o
Description
A wooden case (o) closed with a key that has white string holds a brass monocular microscope (a) with three lens mounts on a cylindrical barrel mounted on a horseshoe-shaped metal base; maker's marks impressed on front of barrel; features include condensor and diaphragm and coarse and fine focus; n…
  1 image  
Accession Number
1981.18.1 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- laboratory
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A wooden case (o) closed with a key that has white string holds a brass monocular microscope (a) with three lens mounts on a cylindrical barrel mounted on a horseshoe-shaped metal base; maker's marks impressed on front of barrel; features include condensor and diaphragm and coarse and fine focus; nine extra attachments, lenses, and lens covers; parts are: three eyepieces, x10, x6, x8 (b-d), four brass lens holders, x10, x30, x60, and oil immersion x100 Ap. 1.30 (e-h); oil immersion lens in (h) x100 Ap. 1.30 (i); replacement mechanism for coarse focus (j); table of magnifications in German (k); three smoked glass filters (l-n) .
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - microscope
b - eyepiece
c - eyepiece
d - eyepiece
e - lens holder
f- lens holder
g - lens holder
h - lens holder
i - lens
j - coarse focus
k - magnification table
l - filter
m - filter
n - filter
o - case - Size: Length 30.5 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Lane; belonged to his father, Dr. R.D. Lane.
Maker
H. Oehler Wetzlar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20th century"
Material
wood: light brown
metal: yellow; black; silver
glass: clear; pale blue; dark blue
Paper
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Impressed on (b-g): "H. Oehler Wetzlar"; on (h): "H.O. Wetzlar"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A1-2
Condition Remarks
Slight chipping of paint on the base.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. R.D. Lane was a graduate of U of T in 1909; he bought the microscope second hand; it was used by his son, Dr. R.G. Lane, during World War II when he was a Royal Navy surgeon in the Mediterranean Fleet on the famous antiaircraft "C" class ship, the "Cairo."
Images
Less detail

drawstring medical bag

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14119
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
012014001
Description
Square tan cotton drawstring medical bag with red fabric cross sewn on middle front with black drawstring; interior of bag has two open pockets sewn into bottom seam; cream fabric label sewn on interior of bag at opening with black ink.
  2 images  
Accession Number
012014001
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- nurse
Description
Square tan cotton drawstring medical bag with red fabric cross sewn on middle front with black drawstring; interior of bag has two open pockets sewn into bottom seam; cream fabric label sewn on interior of bag at opening with black ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Maker
St. Andrews Church
Site Made (City)
Winnipeg
Site Made (State)
Manitoba
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Date Remarks
Bag was created for overseas troops during 1914-1918
Material
fabric: tan, red, cream, black
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH // WIN[illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 42.0 cm x Width 41.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Several minor brown stains particularly above red cross and on side seam and back of bag; slight fraying on left of cross and on middle back of bag; small holes in fabric above and below cross; general fading of fabrics; interior of bag along drawstring seam is dirty and discoloured black and is frayed; interior label is discoloured and text has worn away
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Dr. Bell's Musical Wonders [leaflet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2911
Dates
Oct. 28 1935
circa Oct. 28 1935
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001874
Description
A paper leaflet advertising Dr. Bell's Musical Wonders daily radio show; front: a picture of the group and dates, times and station; back: lists some of the members of the group.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001874
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Advertising -- ephemera
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A paper leaflet advertising Dr. Bell's Musical Wonders daily radio show; front: a picture of the group and dates, times and station; back: lists some of the members of the group.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Dr. Bell Wonder Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
Oct. 28 1935
circa Oct. 28 1935
Date Remarks
Probably published shortly before this date
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"ON THE AIR // Dr. Bell's Musical Wonders // 690 KILOCYCLES // CFRB // 690 KILOCYCLES // DR. BELL MUSICAL WONDERS // EVERY DAY 12.55 - 1.10 NOON // EXCEPT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY // Commencing October 28th, 1935 // BROUGHT TO YOU BY // DR. BELL WONDER MEDICINE CO. // KINGSTON, ONT. // WINNIPEG, MAN. ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y."; back: "ON THE AIR // Dr. Bell's Musical Wonders // Olde Tyme Orchestra ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.3 cm. x Width: 11.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; bottom right corner front is missing; creased in several places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
Veterinarian Dr. George W. Bell (1858-1927), graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College 1880; practised veterinary medicine in the U.S. for 13 years. Returning to Kingston he established a veterinarian clinic on Brock Street, and continued to produce his patent medicines for use in farm livestock and pet animals under the business name of ‘Dr. Bell’s Wonder Medicine Company’. Dr. Bell made both veterinary and human remedies.
Dr. Bell’s Wonder Medicine was used as a sort of "cure all" but especially in the treatment of colic and inflammation and for cough and chills. The ingredients were aconite, belladonna, digitalis and nux vomica (strychnine).
He was principal (1895-1897) for the new Kingston Veterinary College at Queen’s University. By 1919 he was the milk inspector.
The operation of Dr. Bell’s Wonder Medicine Company was headed by his son. In 1936 when the United States Food and Drug Administration accused Dr. Bell’s Wonder Medicine Company of “misbranding.” Bottles were seized and analyzed under the Food and Drug Act. Labelled at 40 per cent alcohol, the tests concluded the mixture contained between 63 per cent and 65 per cent per bottle. Legal action ensued. In later years, the once-respected and prosperous company was labelled as quackery.
Images
Less detail

77 records – page 1 of 8.