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Anesthone Cream No. 5

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001332 a-d
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a), along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001332 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Astringents -- therapeutic use
Anesthetics -- therapeutic use
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a), along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.9 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
d - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 10.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red; black
metal: silver
paper: cream; red; blue; beige; black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "1/2 OUNCE OINTMENT No. 5 // ANESTHONE CREAM, IMPROVED // ANESTHETIC CREAM REC. U.S. PAT. OFF. // Contains Adrenalin, (Epinephrine, P.D. & Co.) 1:5000, Ephedrine Hydrochloride, 2%, Ethyl Aminobenzoate, 10%. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A."; "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // Apply a small quantity of the cream to the surface where desired, using the elongated // nozzle or the tip of the finger. Use three or four times daily, or as directed // by the physician. // 50 // PRINTED BY PARKE, DAVIS & CO., DETROIT, MICH."; bottom: "BRANCHES // [22 cities listed]"; back: "Anesthone Cream Improved is of value giving symptomatic relief to // mucous surfaces where there is extreme sensitiveness and congestion. // While possessing local anesthetic properties it is not habit-forming."; right side: "ANESTHONE // CREAM, IMPROVED"; left side: identical to right side; (b) front: "OINTMENT No. 5 // ANESTHONE CREAM // OMPROVED // ANESTHETIC // CREAM // Local Anesthetic, Astringent // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; back: "C755108 // Contains Adrena- // lin, 1:5000, Ephedrine // Hydrochloride, 2%, // Para-amino-ethyl- // benzoate, 10%, in a // bland oleaginous // base. // To remove, slip label // over top of tube."; (c) "To the Medical Profession // Anesthone Cream // (Improved) // [text follows] // Clinical Indications [text follows] // Packages [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] * COMPANY // W L Rev 3-32 Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Walkerville, Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dirty, scuffed, dented; tube dented, but no corrosion; label and leaflet yellowing; leaflet tattered at edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Boric Acid ointment tube

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box
b - tube
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: brown; beige
plastic: black
paper: white; red
metal: silver
wax: translucent white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID OINTMENT, 10% // This ointment is prepared with special care and fully meets the original // requirements of the B.P., 1932. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "AN ANTISEPTIC, EMOLLIENT, SOOTHING // AND HEALING OINTMENT."; right side: "BORIC ACID // MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & Co // OINTMENT 10% // 5 [illeg.]"; back: front repeated in French; top: bottom repeated in French; left side: right side repeated in French; (b) "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID // OINTMENT // 10% // This ointment is pre- // pared with special care // and fully meets the or- // iginal requirements of // the B.P. // L C 163 J // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard yellowed; two pen marks on box back; paper label slightly yellowed; some wax has flaked off bottom seal at back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Capsolin Ointment No. 11

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001438 a-c
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001438 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Analgesics
Wounds and Injuries -- drug therapy
Pain -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 12.6 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; blue; red
metal: silver
plastic: pink
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Top: 1¼ OUNCES [printed] TEX/1.00 // OINTMENT No. 11 // CAPSOLIN® // AN EFFECTIVE AND RELIABLE RUBEFACIENT // Stock 18-11-28 [printed] L Z 164 E // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; top: "CAPSOLIN® is intended for relief of pain associated with neuralgia, neuritis, joint pain, rheuma- // tism, lumbago, sciatica, sprains or other conditions in which counter-irritants are used. // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, 9.5% Oil Turpentine and 2.5% Oil // Cajuput in a petrolatum base. // May be diluted with from one to three parts of lard, petrolatum or olive oil for children or // adults having a sensitive skin"; back: "DIRECTIONS: Apply only to the unbroken skin and rub gently. Do not rub vigorously unless // a very pronounced effect is desired. Excessive rubbing may cause blistering. The treated // area should not be covered with dressing or constricted portions of the clothing. Avoid // contact with mucous membranes, inflamed skin, or other sensitive areas, especially the eyes. // Do not use immediately after a warm bath. // [above five lines repeated in French]"; bottom: top repeated in French; left side: "1¼ OUNCES // CAPSOLIN® // OINTMENT // Stock 18-11-28"; right side: left side repeated in French; (b) front: "1¼ OZ. OINT. No 11 // CAPSOLIN® // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin // Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, // 9.5% Oil Turpentine and // 2.5% Oil Cajaput in a // petrolatum base. // Stock 11-18-28 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L 2 164 E"; back:"[directions as given on box bottom] // May be diluted with from one to three // parts of lard, petrolatum or olive oil for // children or adults having a sensitive skin."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, somewhat dirty; tube dented slightly; no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Capsolin Ointment No. 11 box

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001355 a-c
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001355 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Analgesics
Wounds -- drug therapy
Pain -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - tube
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; blue; red
metal: silver
plastic: pink
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Top: 1¼ OUNCES TEX/1.00 // OINTMENT No. 11 // CAPSOLIN® // AN EFFECTIVE AND RELIABLE RUBEFACIENT // Stock 18-11-28 [printed] L Z 164 E [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "CAPSOLIN® is intended for relief of pain associated with neuralgia, neuritis, joint pain, rheuma- // tism, lumbago, sciatica, sprains or other conditions in which counter-irritants are used. // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, 9.5% Oil Turpentine and 2.5% Oil // Cajuput in a petrolatum base. // May be diluted with from one to three parts of lard, petrolatum or olive oil for children or // adults having a sensitive skin"; front: back repeated in French; bottom: "DIRECTIONS: Apply only to the unbroken skin and rub gently. Do not rub vigorously unless // a very pronounced effect is desired. Excessive rubbing may cause blistering. The treated // area should not be covered with dressing or constricted portions of the clothing. Avoid // contact with mucous membranes, inflamed skin, or other sensitive areas, especially the eyes. // Do not use immediately after a warm bath. // [directions repeated in French]"; left side: "1¼ OUNCES // CAPSOLIN® // OINTMENT // Stock 18-11-28"; right side: left side repeated in French; (b) front: "1¼ OZ. OINT. No 11 // CAPSOLIN® // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin // Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, // 9.5% Oil Turpentine and // 2.5% Oil Cajaput in a // petrolatum base. // Stock 11-18-28 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "L [encircled] 2 164 E [stamped] // [directions in English as given on box bottom]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row B
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013
Length
a - 12.5 cm
b - 11.7 cm
Width
a - 3.6 cm
Depth
a - 2.5 cm
c - 0.8 cm
Diameter
b - 2.5 cm
c - 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dirty, water marked, dented in the back; tube dented slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Chloromycetin ® cream tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3985
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001193 a-c
Description
Foil tube (b) with plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a)
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001193 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a)
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
cardboard: cream; red
metal: white; red; silver
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "Pr 1 OUNCE [illeg.] 6 // CHLOROMYCETIN ® CREAM 1% // CHLORAMPHENICOL CREAM 1% // Stock 18-66-18 // DIN 022896 PARKE-DAVIS // exp. June 1976 // (L) FE 135 [stamped]"; right side: "1 OUNCE // CHLOROMYCETIN ® // CREAM 1% // Stock 18-66-18"; left side: identical to right side; back: "Each Gram contains 10 mg. Chloromycetin ® (chloramphenicol) in a water-miscible // ointment base with 0.1% propylparaben as preservative. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; bottom: "Antibiotic // Directions – Rub into infected area 3 or 4 times daily, or as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available on request."; top: "2 20 X [handwritten] // [bottom translated into French]"; (b) front: "Pr 1 OUNCE No. 66 // CHLOROMYCETIN ® // CREAM, 1% // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CREAM, 1% // Each Gram contains // 10 mg. Chloromycetin ® // (chloramphenicol) in a // water-miscible oint- // ment base with 0.1% // propylparaben as pre- // servative. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 18-66-18 // DIN 022896"; back: "Antibiotic // DIRECTIONS – Rub // into infected area 3 or // 4 times daily, or as di- // rected by the physician. // [directions repeated in French] // Lot No. and Exp. Date // on tube fold // FE135 JUNE 76 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box slightly yellowed; two abrasions on front; dented, and creased where it has been opened; tube dented and some paint scratched off; cap fits securely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Chloromycetin Ophthalmic Ointment

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Dates
2000
2002
circa 2000-2002
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001271 a-c
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing a foil tube (b) with a threaded plastic cap (c).
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001271 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Ophthalmology
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing a foil tube (b) with a threaded plastic cap (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke- Davis
Dates
2000
2002
circa 2000-2002
Date Remarks
Could not have been made later than this year: expiry date given as Jan. 02
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver; white; black; red
cardboard: white; black; red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: Pr DIN 00024066 // Chloromycetin* Ophthalmic Ointment 1% // Chloramphenicol Ophthalmic Ointment U.S.P. // 3.5 g STERILE // PD PARKE-DAVIS // 26757 Antibiotic // 0 60093 26757 5"; top: DIRECTIONS: Place a small amount of ointment in the lower conjunctival sac every 3 hours or // as directed by the physician. // WARNING: Serious and fatal blood dyscrasias (aplastic anemia, bone marrow hypoplasia, // thrombocytopenia, granulocytopenia) have been reported with the use of chloramphenicol. It is // essential that adequate blood studies be done. // CONTENTS: Each g contains 10 mg chloramphenicol in a special ointment base. // Parke-Davis Div., Warner-Lambert Canada Inc., Scarborough, ONT M1L 2N3"; bottom: MARKS on top repeated in French, plus, "*TM / MC Warner-Lambert Company. Parke-Davis lic. use/sous lic."; back: MARKS from front repeated in French minus the bar code; right side: "Pr // Chloromycetin* Ophthalmic // Ointment 1% // Onguent ophtalmique de // Chloromycetin* à 1% // 3.5 g"; left side: "(L) 5247 // EXP JA02"; (b) front: "Pr DIN 00024066 // Chloromycetin* Ophthalmic Ointment 1% // Onguent ophtalmique de Chloromycetin* à 1% // Chloramphenicol Ophthalmic Ointment U.S.P. // 3.5 g Antibiotic/Antibiotique STERILE"; back: DIRECTIONS: place a small amount of ointment in the // lower conjunctival sac every 3 hours or as directed by // the physician. Each g contains 10 mg chloramphenicol in // a special ointment base. Store at 15° – 30° C. // [directions repeated in French] // Lot No. and Exp. Date on tube fold. // No de lot et date de péremption sur le repli. // *TM/MC Warner-Lambert Company, Parke-Davis Div. Warnewr- // Lambert Canada Inc., lic use /sous lic., Scarborough, ONT. M1L 2N3 // PD PARKE-DAVIS // 26757 3070E020 // 5247 1/02"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row G
Condition Remarks
Box flaps dented from being opened; tube dented from being handled.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
996001105 a-b
Description
Small gold cylindrical tin of "corn fix salve"; black writing on lid; directions written on bottom of tin.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001105 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Callosities -- drug therapy
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- podiatric remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Small gold cylindrical tin of "corn fix salve"; black writing on lid; directions written on bottom of tin.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 1.6 cm. x Diam. 2.5 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Washington D.C. on Oct. 16 1994.
Maker
Kraupner Pharmaceutical Co.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Corn fix // salve // contains Carbolic Acid // (approx. 2%), oil // Cassia, U.S.P. Petrolatum // and Camphor // Average contents // 1/17 oz.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Condition Remarks
Some wear on lid and around edges; some paint loss
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Cuticura Ointment

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2177
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001098 a-b
Description
Circular metal tin with red and black label on lid; directions on bottom of container.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001098 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Circular metal tin with red and black label on lid; directions on bottom of container.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 1.7 cm. x Diam. 5.4 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Potter Drug & Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Malden
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
For the skin and scalp // Carbolic Acid 0.16% // Cuticura // ointment // A super creamy emollient // Sanative Soothing Healing
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Condition Remarks
#1: Nothing apparent; #2: stain on side of tin; no corrosion visible; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Danish Ointment No. 54

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4138
Dates
1948
circa 1948
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
000001331 a-c
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001331 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Scabies -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.9 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1948
circa 1948
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; brown; black; red;
metal: dark grey
paper: cream; red; blue
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "OINTMENT No. 54 // [illeg.] // DANISH OINTMENT // ANTIPARASITIC OINTMENT // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; front: "Danish Ointment is intended to prevent itching and // aid in the treatment of scabies. // PRINTED BY PARKE, DAVIS & CO., DETROIT, MICH."; bottom: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // LABORATORIES // [9 cities listed] // BRANCHES // [22 cities listed]"; back: "This preparation contains the polysulphides of // potassium in a base of such character // as to facilitate proper absorption."; right side: "DANISH // [logo, see drawing on accession sheet] // OINTMENT"; left side: "DANISH // OINTMENT // 35"; (b) front: "OINTMENT No. 54 // DANISH // OINTMENT // An antiparasitic ointment // containing Polysulphides // of Potassium. // For the prevention of // itching and aid in the // treatment of scabies. // C778978 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, scuffed and dirty; top back edge torn 1.2 cm; tube dented, some corrosion, dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dr. Case's Pile Ointment

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7849
Dates
1895
1899
circa 1895-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.233
Description
A round metal tin full of contents.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.233
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A round metal tin full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Toronto Pharmacal Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1895
1899
circa 1895-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c.", but label refers to "95 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act."
Material
metal: yellow; blue; beige
Inscriptions
Printed on lid of tin: "Dr. Cases's // PILE OINTMENT // Contains Morphia // FOR // BLIND, BLEEDING & ITCHING PILES // DIRECTIONS // [directions for use] // TORONTO PHARMACAL CO. // LIMITED // Toronto Montreal Winnipeg // 95 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row G
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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