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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001185
Description
Small plain, clear, square glass bottle; cylindrical corked neck; label adhered to three sides.
Accession Number
996001185
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Gout -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small plain, clear, square glass bottle; cylindrical corked neck; label adhered to three sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
The Kells Company
Site Made (City)
Newburgh
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Albert // Remedy // Rheumatism // and // Gout // The Kells Company // Newburgh N. Y.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
11.0 cm
Width
3.6 cm
Depth
3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and worn
Copy Type
Original
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Colchicine and Methyl Salicylate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4318
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001492 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is 1/2 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001492 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is 1/2 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream; red; orange; blue
metal: black; silver
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "50 No. 102 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO.'s // SOLUBLE GELATIN CAPSULES // COLCHICINE AND // METHYL SALICYLATE // [illeg. handwritten] // Colchicine - - 1/250 gr. // Methyl Salicylate - 3 min. // DOSE – 5 to 15 capsules per day. // In acute cases begin with 15 and // gradually decrease to // 5 capsules per day. [printed] // LM // 1 25 ["25" superscr.] [printed] L [emcircled] E 279 K [stamped] // STOCK No. 7-102-50 [printed] 19 [illeg. handwritten] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed]"; bottom: "3 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 8.1 cm
Depth
b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
a - 3.4 cm b - 3.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed, dirty, pencil marks; cap corroded around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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colchicine and methyl salicylate capsules

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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001186 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers 2/3 of bottle's circumference; bottle is full of capsules
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Accession Number
000001186 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers 2/3 of bottle's circumference; bottle is full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
metal: red; white
paper: red; cream
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "50 S.G.C. No. 102 // COLCHICINE AND // METHYL SALICYLATE // S.G. Capsules // USUAL DOSE – Adults, 1 capsule // three times daily; Children, as // directed by the physician. // Stock 7 - 102 - 50 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // L [encircled] U 188 A [stamped] // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Colchicine // (o.25 mg.) 1/250 gr. // Methyl Salicylate // (0.20 ml.) 3 min. // CAUTION: Keep out of reach // of children. // To comply with certain Phar- // macy Acts this bottle is labelled // POISON."; bottom: "4 // 30 // 2 [embossed]"; (b) "PD [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 6.4 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
a - 3.3 cm b - 2.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label somewhat yellowed; black marks near right edge of label; some paint scratched off cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
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Colchicine and Methyl Salicylate capsules

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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001340 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown wide-mouth glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and a price tag on the cap; the bottle is 2/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001340 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown wide-mouth glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and a price tag on the cap; the bottle is 2/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
metal: red; white
paper: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "50 S.G.C. No. 102 // COLCHICINE AND // METHYL SALICYLATE // S. G. Capsules // USUAL DOSE–Adults, 1 capsule // three times daily; Children, as // directed by the physician. // Stock 7-102-50 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "L [encircled] S 115 J [stamped] // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Colchicine // (0.25 mg.) 1/250 gr. // Methyl Salicylate // (0.20 ml) 3 min. // CAUTION: Keep out of reach // of children. // To comply with certain Phar- // macy Acts this bottle is labelled // POISON."; bottom: "L 5 // 30 // 6 [embossed]"; (b) "LONDRY'S DRUGS [printed] // 1.25 [handwritten] // Kingsto [illeg.] // & Reddendale [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 6.2 cm
Depth
b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
a - 3.4 cm b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty, ink is fading; two small (1-2 mm) holes in right side; price sticker on cap is peeling
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.186
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001253
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle containing 25 Colchi-Sal capsules and wrapped in a heavy paper wrapper; the top of the wrapper is torn to reveal the bottle inside as well as printed instructions; the top and bottom of the wrapper have red and white paper seals which read, "HUXLEY PHARMACEUTICALS OF …
Accession Number
996001253
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle containing 25 Colchi-Sal capsules and wrapped in a heavy paper wrapper; the top of the wrapper is torn to reveal the bottle inside as well as printed instructions; the top and bottom of the wrapper have red and white paper seals which read, "HUXLEY PHARMACEUTICALS OF QUALITY"
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
The Huxley Laboratories Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date listed on wrapper
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; beige; red
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "25 CAPSULES // Highest Award at Paris Exposition 1900 // COLCHI-SAL // TRADEMARK REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // (COLCHICINE METHYLSALICYLATE COMP.) // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: - // Rx Colchicine (Crystallized) 1-250th grain (1/4 Milli- // gram); Methyl Salicylate 20 centigrams // To be taken according to the physician's instructions // THE HUXLEY LABORATORIES, Inc. // (SUCCESSORS TO ANGLO-AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL CORP.) // 175 VARICK ST. NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.1 cm. x Diam. : 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle is unused and unopened; paper wrapper has minor staining and is torn at the top to reveal the bottle inside
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Colchicine Methyl Salicylate capsules
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Colchi-sal capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7913
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.293
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with a neck almost the size of the body and ending in a thick lip; corked; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.293
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with a neck almost the size of the body and ending in a thick lip; corked; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Leeming Miles Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Colchi-sal Capsules // To be used according to the physician's instructions in gouty and rheumatic afflictions"; ingredients and dosages are listed on the label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Oil markings on the label.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Colchi-sal capsules

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Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.294
Description
A paper-wrapped and sealed package containing a glass bottle.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.294
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A paper-wrapped and sealed package containing a glass bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Leeming Miles Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
paper: light brown; red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper wrapping: "50 CAPSULES – PRICE $1 // Highest Award at Paris Exposition, 1900 // COLCHI-SAL // REGISTERED TRADE MARK // Colchi-sal, Registered Colchicine methyl salicylate capsules // To be used according to the Physician's instructions in gouty and rheumatic afflictions."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of the packaging torn, making it difficult to read the labelling
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dr. Hall's Rheumatic Remedy

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001039
Description
Rectangular glass bottle with fluted neck; black plastic screw top; paper label wraps around front and two sides; back has graduated markings along either edge; bottle partially filled with liquid.
Accession Number
996001039
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Muscle Relaxants, Central
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular glass bottle with fluted neck; black plastic screw top; paper label wraps around front and two sides; back has graduated markings along either edge; bottle partially filled with liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Doug Petty in May.1994 in Kingston.
Maker
Jas. B. Mcleod
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Dr. Hall's // Rheumatic // Remedy // valuable in the // treatment of // Rheumatism, // Neuralgia, Lumbago, // Gout and // Muscular Pains. // Manufactured by // Jas. B. McLeod // Kingston, Ont.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.3 cm. x Width: 5.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and brittle in spots; mold stains along both narrow sides of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001060 a-f
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs (a); flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; contains five cardboard boxes (b-f) of dried plant material (elecampane?).
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Accession Number
000001060 a-f
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs (a); flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; contains five cardboard boxes (b-f) of dried plant material (elecampane?).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - tin
b-f - box
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
cardboard: blue; beige; black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "PARKE DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // ELECAMPANE // (Inula Helenium.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // ELECAMPANE // (Inula Helenium.)"; handwritten: "10¢ oz"; "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS."; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "PD & CO [ logo, white letters interlaced on a black circle]"; left side: "PD & CO [logo, as above]"; (b-f) front: "Initial Line // LOOSE PRESSED // ELECAMPANE ROOT // N.F. // (Inula Helenium) // NET WEIGHT ONE OUNCE // S.B. PENICK & CO., INC. ["INC" smaller letters, superscripted, underlined] // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK, N. Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE, N.C. CHICAGO, ILL. // JERSEY CITY, N.J. // "The inital source of supply""; top: "SYNONYM - Scabwort; Ger. // Alautwurzel // PART USED - Root and Rhizome // FAMILY - Compositae // HABITAT - United States"; back: "INITIAL LINE"; right side: "SPB Co. [monogramme, letters interlaced]"; left side: "SPB Co. [monogramme, as above]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
a - elecampane tin - Size: Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.4 cm x Depth 13.4 cm
b-f - elecampane box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion at base and where paint is chipped; tin dented in front; some corrosion inside; boxes in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000;
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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horse chestnut leaves

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7738
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.132
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of horse chestnut leaves.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.132
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of horse chestnut leaves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
W. G. Dunoon, Dispensing Chemist
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Material
glass: translucent green
paper: brown;
ink: black; dark yellow
leaves: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "W.G. Dunoon // DISPENSING CHEMIST // [illeg.] LINDSAY ONT. // Horse Chestnut Leaves"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 12.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is torn on lower left and missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"The seeds of horse-chestnut, have been given in the form of a tincture for painful haemorrhoids and as emmenagogue. A liquid extract has been applied externally in rheumatism and neuralgia."
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