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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
000001476 a-c
Description
An cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) with threaded metal cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); bottle has a paper label around circumference and is 1/2 full of liquid
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Accession Number
000001476 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Tinea Pedis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) with threaded metal cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); bottle has a paper label around circumference and is 1/2 full of liquid
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
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
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: beige; red; black
glass: brown
paper: white; red
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "50 CC. // LIQUID // MYCOZOL® // For the treatment of // fungus infections // of the skin, such as // Athlete's Foot. See circular. // Stock 22-92-68 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "FORMULA // Salicylic Acid 2% // Benzoic Acid 2% // Chloretone (Chlorbutol) 5% // Malachite Green 1:10,000 // Alcohol 48% // Mycozol – Registered Trade Mark"; back: "Laboratories, // Branches, and Distributors // are located in // Principal Cities // throughout the // World."; left side: "DIRECTIONS—Cleanse the affected parts with soap and warm // water and dry thoroughly. Apply Liquid Mycozol with a small // soft brush or pledget of cotton and allow to dry. // CAUTION – If irritation persists, medication should be discon- // tinued except when under the supervision of a physician."; Top: "1 00 // 50 CC. // LIQUID // MYCOZOL // Stock 22-92-68"; (b) front: "50 CC. // LIQUID // MYCOZOL® // For the treatment of fungus // infection of the skin such as // Athlete's Foot. // Stock 22-92-68 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // L L 212 E"; back: "DIRECTIONS – Cleanse the affected // parts with soap and warm water and // dry thoroughly. Apply Liquid Myco // zol with a small soft brush or pledget // of cotton and allow to dry. // See circular. // FORMULA // Salicylic Acid 2% // Benzoic Acid 2% // Chloretone (Chlorbutol) 5% // Malachite Green 1:10,000 // Alcohol 48% // MYCOZOL – Registered Trade Mark"; bottom: "7 7 // 17"; top: "P D & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dirty; some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched off; no apparent problems with bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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manganese butyrate ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3882
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
997037468
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded tip; a paper label is affixed
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Accession Number
997037468
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded tip; a paper label is affixed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
The British Drug Houses Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This date marks the beginning of the Bird medical practice.
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; discoloured white
Inscriptions
Label on ampoule reads, "1.5 C.C. // MANGANESE BUTYRATE B.D.H. // 1 per cent. solution // Manufactured in England by // THE BRITISH DRUG HOUSES LTD."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No chipping or spotting on glass
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet: https://drugs.ncats.io/substance/62X0EQ558R
Research Facts
Used to treat asthma, septic conditions such as tonsillitis, boils, skin rashes, inflammation and lesions. Manganese Butyrate is used before any incision is made in response to a septic condition.
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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
996001237 a-b
Description
Round metal tin with stuck on lid; the tin contained ointment to treat skin irritations
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Accession Number
996001237 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Round metal tin with stuck on lid; the tin contained ointment to treat skin irritations
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - medicine container - Size: x Depth 0.7 cm. x Diameter5.0 cm.
b - lid - Size: x Depth 1.1 cm. x Diameter5.0 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Odessa in Aug. 1995.
Maker
Foster-Dack Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
metal: silver; orange
Inscriptions
Lid reads, "50 [cent symbol] SIZE CONTAINS 3 TIMES THE QUANTITY // "MECCA" // THE // HOME // REMEDY // TRIAL SIZE // MADE IN CANADA"; sides read, "KEEP TIGHTLY COVERED. FOSTER-DACK CO. Limited TORONTO, CAN. CHICAGO, ILL. "MECCA" OINTMENT TO OPEN HIT SHARPLY ALL ROUND EDGE OF TIN."; directions for use printed on bottom
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row E
Condition Remarks
Tin shows minor wear in the outside paint at the edges; there are minor dents at the side; lid stuck.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Nostrums and Quackery", Vol. II, by Arthur J. Cramp, p. 609
Research Facts
Ointment used to treat skin irritations such as burns, scalds, infections, boils, sores, frost bites, cuts, bruises, ulcers, painful swellings, athlete's foot, eczema and skin diseases
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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metaphen ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3218
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
997037166 a-b
Description
A metaphen ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow, cylindrical glass tube, closed on both ends, and with a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a rounded point at the tip; there is a discoloured white label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular waxed cardb…
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Accession Number
997037166 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Dermatologic Agents
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A metaphen ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow, cylindrical glass tube, closed on both ends, and with a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a rounded point at the tip; there is a discoloured white label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular waxed cardboard box that opens on both ends with three-flap closures
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - box - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Dermatological Research Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Material
glass: transparent
cardboard: white; green; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label on front of box: "10 cc, size Ampoule METAPHEN List No. 1561 // 1:1000 // For Intravenous Injection // DERMATOLOGICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES, Philadelphia Pa., U.S.A."; printed on back of box: "ABBOTT LABORATORIES, NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., U.S.A. // DERMATOLOGICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES"; printed on ampoule label: "10 cc. size List No. 1561 // METAPHEN // 1:1000 Solution // For Intravenous Injection // Reg U.S. Pat. Off // U.S. Pat Reissue 17,563 // Serial No. 54864 // DERMATOLOGICAL // RESEARCH LABORATORIES // Division of // ABBOTT LABORATORIES // North Chicago, Ill. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Ampoule in good condition although contents have become slightly granular; box is scuffed and stained; flaps are significantly worn and brittle; great amount of wear on all sides.
Copy Type
Original
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Mycozol athlete's foot cream

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4135
Dates
1958
circa 1958
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
000001328 a-c
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference and there is a white price tag on the box top.
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Accession Number
000001328 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Tinea Pedis -- 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 and there is a white price tag on the box top.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1958
circa 1958
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
plastic: black
cardboard: beige; red;
metal: silver
paper: white; black; red
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "1 OUNCE // MYCOZOL® // CONTAINS: Chloretone (Chlorbutol, P.D. & Co.) 5%; Salicylic Acid, 4%; [illeg.] // Salicylate, 4%; together with aromatics. // Stock 21-59-26 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, [illeg.] // RANEY'S // DRUGS // .80"; front: "Mycozol is intended for the treatment of athlete's foot. // Store in a Cool Place // Mycozol – Registered Trade Mark"; bottom: "Laboratories, Branches, and Distributors are located in // Principal Cities throughout the World"; back: "Cleanse the affected part with soap and warm water. Dry, apply alcohol and allow it to // evaporate. Rub Mycozol into affected parts, and cover lightly with cotton or gauze. // CAUTION – If irritation persists, medication should be discontinued except under the super- // vision of a physician"; right side and left side: "MYCOZOL // Stock 21-59-26"; (b) front: "1 OUNCE // MYCOZOL® // CONTAINS: // Chloretone (Chlorbutol, // P.D. & Co.) 5%, Salicylic // Acid 4% and Mercury // Salicylate 4%, together // with aromatics. // Store in a Cool Place // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // L J 132 "; back: "Cleanse affected parts // with soap and warm // water. Dry, apply alcohol // and allow it to evaporate. // Rub Mycozol into af- // fected parts and cover // lightly. // CAUTION – If irritation // persists, medication // should be discontinued // except under the super - // vision of a physician. // Mycozol – Registered // Trade Mark // Stock 21-59-26"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row G
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed; extensive corrosion on tube; tube dented and label stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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No. 13 for skin disorders vial

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2093
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
996001014
Description
Small plastic vial with white plastic screw top; white paper label, with blue writing, adhered to vial.
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Accession Number
996001014
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Small plastic vial with white plastic screw top; white paper label, with blue writing, adhered to vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
plastic: clear
paper: white; blue
Inscriptions
No. 13 For Skin Disorders // Prepared by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacists // 844 Yonge St. Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.2 cm. x Diam. : 1.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured, particularly in areas where it has been glued; some dirt accumulation on vial
Copy Type
Original
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Storaxol Ointment No. 24

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4030
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
000001235 a-d
Description
Foil tube (c) with paper label and metal cap (d) in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (b).
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Accession Number
000001235 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Dermatologic Agents
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Description
Foil tube (c) with paper label and metal cap (d) in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (b).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.9 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 9.6 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
d - cap - Size: Length 0.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: white; green
paper: white; red; beige; black; green
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "Ointment No. 24 // STORAXOL // Antiseptic, Sedative and Antipruritic Ointment. // Contains storax, resorcin, menthol, camphor, carbolic acid (4.8%), // and sulphur, incorporated with a suitable base. // PARKE-DAVIS & CO. WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; front: "Storaxol is valuable in pruritus ani and pruritus vulvae, and in skin // diseases in which itching is a conspicuous symptom. It is also // indicated in the treatment of eczema and similar cutaneous affections"; bottom: identical to top; back: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE. // Storaxol should be applied directly to the affected part. It is sometimes // spread upon lint or linen and laid upon the selected area. The dressing may // be covered with a bandage if desired. // PRINTED IN U.S.A."; right side: "STORAXOL // MEDICAMENTA VERA PD & Co. // OINTMENT"; left side: identical to right side; (b) "To the Medical Profession. // Storaxol // [text continues, essentially repeating indications and directions on box // Parke, Davis & Company. // W. L. Rev. 1-30"; (c) "STORAXOL // (OINTMENT No. 24) // contains Storax, Resorcin, // Menthol, Camphor, Car- // bolic acid (4.8%) and Sul- // phur, incorporated with a // suitable base. // C701587 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., // CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box very fragile at seams; abraded, dirty; ink fading; top flap torn halfway off; leaflet severely yellowed, tattered at edges and stained by ointment where tube has leaked; tube label is yellowed and dirty; tube is corroded, dented, cracked open at back and some oitnment has leaked out; some corrosion on cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Sulphur Ointment No. 43

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Dates
1951
circa 1951
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
000001227 a-b
Description
Foil tube (b) with paper label and plastic cap sealed to tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
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Accession Number
000001227 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with paper label and plastic cap sealed to tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
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
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
circa 1951
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: brown; beige
plastic: black
paper: beige; brown; red
metal: silver
wax: translucent white
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "OINTMENT No. 43 // SULPHUR OINTMENT, B.P. // THIS OINTMENT IS PREPARED WITH SPECIAL CARE AND FULLY // MEETS THE FORMULARY REQUIREMENTS OF THE B.P. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; front: "USED IN THE TREATMENT OF VARIOUS SKIN DISEASES SUCH // AS ACNE, ECZEMA, PSORIASIS, AND OF SPECIAL // VALUE FOR THE RELIEF OF SCABIES."; right side: "SULPHUR // MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & Co // OINTMENT, B.P."; bottom: "25 // [top translated into French]"; back: front translated into French; left side: right side translated into French; (b) "OINTMENT No. 43 // SULPHUR // OINTMENT // B.P. // Used in the treatment of // various skin diseases // such as acne, eczema, // psoriasis, and is of special // value for relief of scabies. // L B 364 F // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box is yellowed; bottom front seam is coming unglued; some spots of dirt; tube is dented in many places; some wax has flaked off top seal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Dates
1951
circa 1951
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
000001470 a-d
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with a threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (d); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 3/4 full of liquid; box has a rectangular white sticker on the bottom
Accession Number
000001470 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Dermatologic Agents
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with a threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (d); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 3/4 full of liquid; box has a rectangular white sticker on the bottom
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
d - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.1 cm x Width 9.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
circa 1951
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; blue; cream; brown; black
plastic: black
cardboard: cream; red; black
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "15 C.C. // TAR DERMAMENT // A solution re- // presenting 6% // washed, crude // Coal Tar in a // mildly analge- // sic resinous base. // 07 [underlined, handwritten] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "APPLY ON THE SKIN WITH A BRUSH. // Forms a thin film insoluble in water. Can be removed // from the skin with alcohol if desired. // [above 3 lines repeated in French]"; back: front repeated in French except for handwritten text; left side: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // LABORATORIES – WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // BRANCHES – MONTREAL TORONTO WINNIPEG"; top: logo (see sketch on accession sheet); bottom: "J W [handwritten on sticker]"; (b) front: "15 C.C. // TAR // DERMAMENT // A solution rep - // resenting 6% // washed, crude // Coal Tar in a // mildly analgesic // resinous base. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L B 227 F"; right side: "Apply on the skin with brush. // Forms a thin film insoluble in // water. Can be removed from // the skin with alcohol if desired."; left side: logo (see sketch on accession sheet)"; bottom: "5 // 7011 - 8 // [illeg.] 0"; (c) P D & Co."; (d) "To the Medical Profession: // TAR DERMAMENT // [text follows] // Administration and Dosage // [text follows] // Bibliography // [text follows] // [French translation of introductory text and administration ] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY, LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row D
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dirty, scuffed, yellow-brown stain on front; label on bottle crumpled a little on top and bottom edges; leaflet yellowed and tearing along creases
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Zinc Oxide Ointment No. 28

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4137
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001330 a-c
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a).
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Accession Number
000001330 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Skin Care
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
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).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.9 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.6 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
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: beige; red;
metal: silver; yellow; brown
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "OINTMENT No. 28 // ZINC OXIDE OINTMENT, B.P. // EMOLLIENT AND MILD ASTRINGENT L C 123 G // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; front: "Ointment Zinc Oxide is used very extensively in the treatment // of diseases of the skin, and for burns, ivy-poisoning, // sunburn, etc. It is astringent and soothing."; bottom: top repeated in French except for Lot No.; back: front repeated in French; right side: "ZINC OXIDE // OINTMENT, B.P."; left side: right side repeated in French; (b) front: "OINTMENT No. 28 // ZINC OXIDE // OINTMENT // B.P. // This ointment // is prepared with // care and // fully meets the // formulary re- // quirements of // B.P. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "[text identical to that on box front]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed and dirty; some ink scraped off the tube, but no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
Less detail

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