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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Blue and yellow metal tin with writing in blue and white. Blue writing on front of tin reads, 'DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS, A MODERN VEGETABLE LAXATIVE, UN LAXATIF VEGETAL MODERNE CONTENTS 56 PILLS, A MODERN VEGETABLE LAXATIVE, UN LAXATIF VEGETAL MODERNE CONTENTS 56 PILLS MORE FOR YOUR MONEY'. …
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Title
Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills
Manufacturer
W. H. Comstock Co., Limited
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Brockville, Ontario
Description
Blue and yellow metal tin with writing in blue and white. Blue writing on front of tin reads, 'DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS, A MODERN VEGETABLE LAXATIVE, UN LAXATIF VEGETAL MODERNE CONTENTS 56 PILLS, A MODERN VEGETABLE LAXATIVE, UN LAXATIF VEGETAL MODERNE CONTENTS 56 PILLS MORE FOR YOUR MONEY'. On side of tin in white writing is 'CONTENTS 56 PILLS DIRECTIONS ON BOTTOM' and lists manufacturer. On side of tin in white writing is 'CONTENTS 56 PILLS MORE FOR YOUR MONEY' Directions for use in French and English are in blue writing on back of tin. Inside the tin are two instruction manuals: one in French and one in English. There are several small circular pills. Awaiting resarch before removing (16/07/2015).
History Of Use
Tin of Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills. Contents used as a laxative. Made by W. H. Constock Co., Limited. Brockville, Ont. Morristown, N. Y
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
3.3
Length
4.5
Depth
0.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.142.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
Title
Madison Plow Company G70 Implement Wrench
Manufacturer
Madison Plow Company
Other Names
farm wrench
implement wrench
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Madison
United States
Wisconsin
Start Date
1910
End Date
1951
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Madison Plow Company operations, as per http://www.historicmadison.org/Madison%27s%20Past/Places/Walking%20Tours/IndustrialTour2.html (accessed November 2017).
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
History Of Use
G70 wrench is listed in Madison Plow Company for their wood and steel frame transplanters, cultivators, planters, and disc harrows. It is only one of two wrenches that have been attributed to the Madison Plow Company. (Source: http://www.wrenchingnews.com/sell-page/sell.html, accessed November 2017).
Length
18.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.118.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact