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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1969.458.2 a-c
Description
"Jackknife"-type gum lancet with cusp-type cutting edge and a shell casing (a), accompanied by a glass phial (b) and a leather case (c); phial has a brass threaded ring for a nickel-plated brass cap and a small glass stopper.
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Accession Number
1969.458.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontics
Dentistry
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- gum lancet
Description
"Jackknife"-type gum lancet with cusp-type cutting edge and a shell casing (a), accompanied by a glass phial (b) and a leather case (c); phial has a brass threaded ring for a nickel-plated brass cap and a small glass stopper.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - lancet - Size: Length 10.2 cm (open)
b - phial - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
c - case - Size: Length 8.9 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W.F. Ford
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
leather: black
glass: clear
metal: grey
shell: brown
Inscriptions
On lancet: "W.F. FORD NY"; on case: "DOWN BROS OPPOSITE GUY'S HOSP"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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tooth extracting forceps

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997016030
Description
Dental forceps, which consist of a plier-like instrument with two handles with curved blades that are joined just below the blades; the handles are made of solid metal and are flat inside and rounded on the outside edges; the outer gripping areas of the handles have a cross-hatched pattern stamped …
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Accession Number
997016030
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth Extraction -- forceps
Description
Dental forceps, which consist of a plier-like instrument with two handles with curved blades that
are joined just below the blades; the handles are made of solid metal and are flat inside and
rounded on the outside edges; the outer gripping areas of the handles have a cross-hatched pattern
stamped into them; the ends of the handles are bent 90 deg inwards; the blades are rounded and
curved outwards with a smooth groove on the inside; there is a straight piece of cylindrical metal
that comes up between the blades with a jointed and threaded tip that rises just above the blades
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver; dark grey
Inscriptions
The word, "GERMANY" is stamped into one handle at the bottom; the inside of one blade has the number
"20" stamped into it; the bottom join of the cylindrical central piece has the number "20"
stamped into it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.4 cm. x Width: 3.4 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The dental forceps arrived attached to a display board with wire and glue gun adhesive; the forceps
were extremely dirty with a sticky residue when they arrived; a small amount of plating has worn
off, especially at the moving joints, and small spots of corrosion are visible; overall, most of
the plating is undamaged and all moving parts move
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. John Desmond; CD #4
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tooth extracting forceps

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997016031
Description
Dental forceps, which consist of a plier-like instrument with two handles with curved blades that are joined just below the blades; the handles are made of solid metal and are flat inside and rounded on the outside edges; the outer gripping areas of the handles have a cross-hatched pattern stamped …
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Accession Number
997016031
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth Extraction -- forceps
Description
Dental forceps, which consist of a plier-like instrument with two handles with curved blades that
are joined just below the blades; the handles are made of solid metal and are flat inside and
rounded on the outside edges; the outer gripping areas of the handles have a cross-hatched pattern
stamped into them; the ends of the handles are rounded; the blades are rounded and curved upwards
from the handles, then bend at a rounded 90 deg angle at the tips; there is a rounded groove cut
into the inside of both blades; the handles with blades are joined together wtih a round screw-like
moving joint
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The number "112" is stamped into one handle at the outside bottom; the number "31" is stamped into
the inside of both handles just before the joint
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.3 cm. x Width: 2.7 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The dental forceps arrived attached to a display board with wire and glue gun adhesive; the forceps
were dirty with a sticky residue when they arrived; there are a few corrosion spots on the forceps;
overall, most of the metal is undamaged; the moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. John Desmond; "Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of Max Wocher and Son," Wocher, Max & Son, Cincinatti, 189-, p. 139 (item 2) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
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Collection
Dr. Garfield Dormer Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
998012002 a-o
Description
Dental syringe, which consists of a syringe, 8 needles, and a wrench in a box; the syringe (a-c) consists of (a) a solid cylindrical metal plunger with a flat thumb press piece at the end; this piece has rounded edges; the cylindrical part of the plunger goes through (b) a metal nut that has a cyli…
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Accession Number
998012002 a-o
Collection
Dr. Garfield Dormer Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Dental -- instrumentation
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Dental syringe, which consists of a syringe, 8 needles, and a wrench in a box; the syringe (a-c) consists of (a) a solid cylindrical metal plunger with a flat thumb press piece at the end; this piece has rounded edges; the cylindrical part of the plunger goes through (b) a metal nut that has a cylindrical open centre and hexagonal outer edges; the end of the nut that is closest to the plunger is smooth inside, while the other end is threaded to allow it to be attached to (c) a metal barrel with finger grips; thebarrel is cylindrical and threaded at one end; the other end is tapered, but also threaded to allow the attachment of needles (d-k); the needles all have a hollow round threaded inner part and hexagonal outer edges at the base which then tapers outwards to a hollow cylindrical needle; the ends vary: (d) open, with no needle; (e-g) with short straight needles; (h-j) with short straight needles on angles; (k) has a round base and a long straight needle; there is also (l) a round threaded cap that fits onto and closes the tip of the syringe; there is also a wrench (m) that is made of flat metal with two rounded ends and fit onto the nut and the base of the needles; all pieces are stored in (n) a rectangular-shaped cardboard box with closed sides and bottom and (o) a separate lid that fits over and covers the box; both the outside top and bottom of the box have a paper cover; the top has printed manufacturing information on it
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - plunger - Size: Length 10.3 cm. x Width 6.6 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
b - nut - Size: Length 2.0 cm. x Width 1.7 cm. x Depth. 1.7 cm.
c - barrel - Size: Length 7.8 cm. x Width 6.1 cm. x Depth 1.9 cm.
d - needle - Size: Length 1.6 cm. x Width 2.6 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
e - needle - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 0.6 cm. x Depth 0.6 cm.
f - needle - Size: Length 2.6 cm. x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm.
g - needle - Size: Length 2.5 cm. x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm.
h - needle - Size: Length 2.5 cm. x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm.
i - needle - Size: Length 2.5 cm. x Width 0.6 cm. x Depth 0.6 cm.
j - needle - Size: Length 2.4 cm. x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm.
k - needle - Size: Length 3.4 cm. x Diam. 0.5 cm.
l - cap - Size: Length 0.7 cm. x Diam. 0.6 cm.
m - wrench - Size: Length 5.1 cm. x Width 2.7 cm. x Depth 0.2 cm.
n - box bottom - Size: Length 12.9 cm. x Width 7.3 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
o - box lid - Size: Length 13.6 cm. x Width 7.9 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. Garfield Dormer, who was the first to specialize in gums in Ottawa; Dr. Dormer was cousin to donor D.G. Mike Willis
Maker
The Randall Faichney Company
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: grey
paper: beige
Inscriptions
The nut (b) is stamped, "PAT. FEB 25, 1900"; the syringe barrel (c) is stamped, "THE RANDALL-FAICHNEY CO. BOSTON U.S.A. // IMPERIAL NO. 3"; all the needle bases (d-j) have the word "IMPERIAL" stamped into them; the top of the lid (o) reads, "ONE // CRUTCH HANDLE // Imperial // Dental Syringe, No. 3 // (PATENT No. 880433.) // WITH WRENCH AND EXTRA PACKINGS. // GRADUATED, NON-CORROSIVE METAL CYLINDER, HIGH PRESSURE PACKING, // IMPROVED FILLING DEVICE. // For perfect results use the IMPERIAL (Hexagon ) NEEDLE with R-B // Polished Edge Points and the IMPERIAL HIGH PRESSURE POINTS. // THE RANDALL FAICHNEY COMPANY // BOSTON // Trade R+B Mark // Reliability and Beauty in Manufacture."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Condition Remarks
None of the metal parts show any corrosion; moving parts do so without difficulty; the paper and cardboard in the box show a good deal of wear, but all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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tooth extracting forceps

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001030
Description
Tooth extracting forceps, which consist of a plier-like instrument that is made of two joined halves; the handles are fairly straight, but curve very slightly outwards, then come closer near the ends; the ends are both rounded off; the outside edges of most of the handles have a cross-hatched patte…
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Accession Number
997001030
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth Extraction -- forceps
Description
Tooth extracting forceps, which consist of a plier-like instrument that is made of two joined halves; the handles are fairly straight, but curve very slightly outwards, then come closer near the ends; the ends are both rounded off; the outside edges of most of the handles have a cross-hatched pattern stamped into the metal to provide a better grip for the user; the forcep halves are joined together with a box lock joint just below the tips; the tips of the forceps are rounded on their outer edges and flat on the inner edges; each tip comes up at a 45 deg. angle, then bends another 45 deg. angle forwards to end in a blunted end that joins with the other tip; the inside of the tips have a rounded groove cut into the metal
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
L & W
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The top of the box lock joint is stamped "L & W"; the bottom of the box lock joint is stamped "PHILA."; the outer edge of the right handle is stamped "38" near the end
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 19.7 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear and the plating is missing in several areas; very small patches of rust are visible; the forceps move easily
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #107; "Surgical Instruments" by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 3303 (Fig. 35) (see attached photocopy); "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments" by Codman & Shurtleff Incorporated, c. 1920, p. 262 (286) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
Research Facts
This type of tooth extracting forceps is bayonet-shaped and was used to extract upper roots
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tooth extracting forceps

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001031
Description
Tooth extracting forceps, which consist of a plier-like instrument that is made of two joined halves; the handles are fairly straight, but curve very slightly outwards, then come together at their rounded ends; the outside edges of most of the handles have a cross-hatched pattern stamped into the …
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Accession Number
997001031
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth Extraction -- forceps
Description
Tooth extracting forceps, which consist of a plier-like instrument that is made of two joined halves; the handles are fairly straight, but curve very slightly outwards, then come together at their rounded ends; the outside edges of most of the handles have a cross-hatched pattern stamped into the metal to provide a better grip for the user; the forcep halves are joined together with a box lock joint just below the tips; the tips of the forceps are rounded on their outer edges and flat on the inner edges; each tip curves downwards at a 45 deg. angle, and has a blunted point at its end, which joins together with the other tip; the inside edges of the tips have a rounded groove cut into the metal that has a vertical gripping pattern near the end of each one
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
J. Biddle
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The top of the box lock joint is stamped "J. BIDDLE // NEW YORK", as is the bottom of the box joint
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 17.1 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and small areas of plating are missing, especially on the handle grips; no corrosion is visible; the forceps move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #108; "Surgical Instruments" by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 3298 (Fig. 3M) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments Catalog" by the Lawton Company, 1970, p. 870 (A) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
Research Facts
This type of tooth extracting forceps was used to extract lower roots, incisors or bicuspids
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cartridge dental syringe

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001064
Description
Cartridge dental syringe that consists of a central hollow cylindrical barrel with a slightly tapered open round tip that has threading on its inner edges; the other end of the syringe is open and round; the right and left sides of the barrel have an oval opening that runs almost the full length of…
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Accession Number
997001064
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Dental -- instrumentation
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Cartridge dental syringe that consists of a central hollow cylindrical barrel with a slightly tapered open round tip that has threading on its inner edges; the other end of the syringe is open and round; the right and left sides of the barrel have an oval opening that runs almost the full length of the barrel; a plunger and finger grip section is attached to the barrel with two pivots near the end which allow the plunger to be moved away from the barrel; the plunger is made of a piece of solid cylindrical metal with a flat round thumb push piece on the end and a larger round piece with a threaded hole in the centre on the tip; the tip end of the plunger has a rounded hollow piece around it that has rounded finger grip pieces coming off at the right and left sides
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Wyeth
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The tops of the finger grips have the words "TUBEX R" (the "R" superscripted and enclosed in a circle" on the left and "Wyeth R" (the "R" superscripted and enclosed in a circle) on the right stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 7.8 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The syringe shows very minor wear and very small spots of staining; no corrosion is visible; moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #88; "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," by Chas. F. Thackray Limited, c. 1970, p. 49-2 (49-0088) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; see 997.001.081 and .082; CD #3
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cartridge dental syringe

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001081
Description
Cartridge dental syringe that consists of a central hollow cylindrical barrel with a tapered open round tip that has threading on its outer edges; the other end of the syringe is open and round; the right and left sides of the barrel have an elongated oval opening that runs almost the full length o…
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Accession Number
997001081
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Dental -- instrumentation
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Cartridge dental syringe that consists of a central hollow cylindrical barrel with a tapered open round tip that has threading on its outer edges; the other end of the syringe is open and round; the right and left sides of the barrel have an elongated oval opening that runs almost the full length of the barrel; a plunger and finger grip section is attached to the barrel with two screw pivots near the end; these pivots allow the plunger to be moved away from the barrel; the plunger is made of a piece of solid cylindrical metal with a flat, round thumb push piece on the end and a flat round piece with a threaded hole in the centre on the tip; the tip end of the plunger also has a rounded hollow piece around it, which has rounded finger grip pieces coming off at the right and left sides; the plunger moves up and down within the barrel
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The left side of the syringe barrel has the words, "JB "TUBEX" SYRINGE" stamped into the metal; the right side of the syringe barrel has the words, "JB "TUBEX" SYRINGE" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 7.6 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows very minor wear only; there is no staining or corrosion visible; moving parts move freely; #2: rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #87; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," by Chas. F. Thackray Limited, c. 1970, p. 49-2 (49-0088) (see attached photocopy); also see 997.001.064 and .082; CD #3
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cartridge dental syringe

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001082
Description
Cartridge dental syringe that consists of a central hollow cylindrical barrel with a tapered open round tip that has threading on its outer edges; the other end of the syringe is open and round; the right and left sides of the barrel have an elongated oval opening that runs almost the full length o…
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Accession Number
997001082
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Dental -- instrumentation
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Cartridge dental syringe that consists of a central hollow cylindrical barrel with a tapered open round tip that has threading on its outer edges; the other end of the syringe is open and round; the right and left sides of the barrel have an elongated oval opening that runs almost the full length of the barrel; a plunger and finger grip section is attached to the barrel with two screw pivots near the end; these pivots allow the plunger to be moved away from the barrel; the plunger is made of a piece of solid cylindrical metal with a flat, round thumb push piece on the end and a flat round piece with a threaded hole in the centre on the tip; the tip end of the plunger also has a rounded hollow piece around it, which has rounded finger grip pieces coming off at the right and left sides; the plunger moves up and down within the barrel
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Both the right and left sides of the syringe barrel has the words, "JB AYERST CARTREX" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 7.6 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; there is no staining or corrosion visible; moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #89; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," by Chas. F. Thackray Limited, c. 1970, p. 49-2 (49-0088) (see attached photocopy); also see 997.001.064 and .081; CD #3
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potassium crystals

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Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020406
Description
Orange cylindrical glass bottle containing potassium crystals; white paper label affixed to front, printed with black ink, states product information in black border; bottle tapers at neck to round opening glass cap closure; bottle is mostly full with white crystals.
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Accession Number
010020406
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry
Dental Materials
Description
Orange cylindrical glass bottle containing potassium crystals; white paper label affixed to front, printed with black ink, states product information in black border; bottle tapers at neck to round opening glass cap closure; bottle is mostly full with white crystals.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Material
glass: orange
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front label: "KI // IODURE DE POTASSIUM // 0.5M // REACTIF NO. TABLE NO."; handwritten on label: "CRYSTAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass cap does not come out of bottle; paper label is faded and dirty, with tear at front centre top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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