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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.218
Description
A cylindrical two-mould bottle with a wide neck and closed with a cork.
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Accession Number
1980.18.218
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical two-mould bottle with a wide neck and closed with a cork.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Emerson Drug Co.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: cobalt blue
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row E
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Chocolate Coated Tablets Opium, Camphor, Tannin and Lead

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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037088 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037088 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W. E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "N 1000 // Chocolate Coated // Tablets // OPIUM, CAMPHOR // TANNIN AND LEAD // Each tablet contains: // Opium 1/2 gr. // Camphor 1/2 gr. // Tannic Acid 2 grs. // Lead Acetate 1 gr. // Capsicum and // Peppermint Oil q.s. // LOT NO. 7540 // W. E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON - ONTARIO"; embossed on bottom: "4 // LL D O // 3067"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Front label is slightly tattered
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
Images
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Emerson's Bromo-Seltzer jar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5695
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1968.2.3 a-b
Description
A round blue bottle with narrowed mouth; inscribed on side and on base; screw-on metal cap.
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Accession Number
1968.2.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A round blue bottle with narrowed mouth; inscribed on side and on base; screw-on metal cap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. A. A. Track.
Maker
Emerson Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: blue
metal: grey
Inscriptions
In raised lettering on bottle: "BROMO-SELTZER // EMERSON // DRUG CO. // TORONTO, ONT"; inscribed on base: "5" and "D" inside a diamond shape; on cap: "Emerson's Bromo-Seltzer // To Open Turn [upward-curving arrow]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row B
Length
a - 16.3 cm
Diameter
a - 7.0 cm b - 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Gates' Certain Check

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2292
Dates
1887
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001213
Description
Small rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, each with embossed writing on glass; paper label on front of bottle; tall cylindrical corked neck.
Accession Number
996001213
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, each with embossed writing on glass; paper label on front of bottle; tall cylindrical corked neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa from Scott Jordan in Feb.1994.
Maker
C. Gates, Son & Co.
Site Made (City)
Middleton
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1887
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Gates // Certain Check // registered 1887, at Ottawa // Manufactured by // C. Gates, Son & Co. // Middleton, N. S. // Keep Well Corked. Shake.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.7 cm. x Width: 4.4 cm. x Depth: 2.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured by age; label dog-eared and torn; some residue remains on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Munyon's Neuralgia Cure

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7789
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.179
Description
A small box containing a full, metal-topped vial of homeopathic remedy.
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Accession Number
1980.18.179
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A small box containing a full, metal-topped vial of homeopathic remedy.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Munyon Remedy Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; green; red
glass
metal
Inscriptions
Printed on one side: "MUNYON'S // HOMEOPATHIC // HOME REMEDIES"; on another side: "MUNYON'S // NEURALGIA CURE. // PRICE, 25 CENTS."; from label: "Cures sharp, shooting, knife-like pains in the face, head, chest, and back, and neuralgia pains in any part of the body."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 6.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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No. 417 neuralgic pills

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7842
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.227
Description
A glass bottle with flat front and back, small, rounded shoulders, medium-sized neck ending in a large lip and closed with a cork; paper labels.
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Accession Number
1980.18.227
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A glass bottle with flat front and back, small, rounded shoulders, medium-sized neck ending in a large lip and closed with a cork; paper labels.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
P. D. & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Gelatine-coated pills, No. 417, Dr. Gross' Neuralgia"; embossed on concave bottom: "P. D. & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 9.2 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels are worn.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1940.5.4
Description
Long, cylindrical wooden pipe with ivory-like ends with circular holes in middle portion of surface that covers the end of the cylinder; about one-third of the way from one end is a metal portion that contains the chamber in which the opium is burned.
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Accession Number
1940.5.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Opium
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics
Description
Long, cylindrical wooden pipe with ivory-like ends with circular holes in middle portion of surface that covers the end of the cylinder; about one-third of the way from one end is a metal portion that contains the chamber in which the opium is burned.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John Taylor Fotheringham
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Date Remarks
Expert research
Material
wood (bamboo?): brown
metal
ivory
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-8
Length
60.6 cm
Diameter
2.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 60.6 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1940.5.5
Description
A long, cylindrical wooden pipe with an ivory-like end with a small circular hole in the middle portion of the surface that covers the end of the cylinder; at the other end the hole has been sealed with a reddish, hard substance; toward this end a thin metal wire has been tightly wound around the p…
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Accession Number
1940.5.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Opium
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics
Description
A long, cylindrical wooden pipe with an ivory-like end with a small circular hole in the middle portion of the surface that covers the end of the cylinder; at the other end the hole has been sealed with a reddish, hard substance; toward this end a thin metal wire has been tightly wound around the pipe to help hold it together; also near to this end is a metal portion that fits over a portion of the pipe with a hole in it; this has been lashed around the pipe with a twine-like material; the metal shoulder has on it a number of designs that repeat themselves over the metal surface; of special note is a Chinese character on the top of the metal shoulder (see accession sheet for sketch).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John Taylor Fotheringham
Site Made (Country)
China
Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Date Remarks
Research provided by expert
Material
wood
metal
ivory (?)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-8
Length
46.3 cm
Diameter
2.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 46.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is split; a long piece seems to be missing
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1969.10.1 a-b
Description
Ceramic portion of pipe head is carved in the form of a left-handed fist that is gripping something; set on top of the fist is a circular metal holder in which opium is burnt; the pipe head is connected to a long, brown, wooden stem by a short cylindrical metal tube into which the pipestem end fits…
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Accession Number
1969.10.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Opium
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics
Description
Ceramic portion of pipe head is carved in the form of a left-handed fist that is gripping something; set on top of the fist is a circular metal holder in which opium is burnt; the pipe head is connected to a long, brown, wooden stem by a short cylindrical metal tube into which the pipestem end fits; mouthpiece at other end is made of ceramic.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pipe head - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 4.3 cm
b - pipestem - Size: Length 33.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Leslie G. Kilborn.
Dates
1880
1920
1880-1920
Date Remarks
Research provided by expert
Material
wood: brown
metal: grey
ceramic: green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-8
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Leslie G. Kilborn: 1895-1967.
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