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air compressor unit

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020032
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to moto…
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Accession Number
010020032
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to motor; black rubber electrical wire coming from base, black and yellow plastic plug at end; silver metal pipe goes from top to air compressor base; black fabric-covered wire goes from motor to air compressor base; broken black rubber wire coming from unit base
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
The Ritter Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, yellow
rubber: black
fabric: black
plastic: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on unit: "AUTOMATIC AIR COMPRESSOR UNIT // MANUFACTURED BY // THE RITTER DENTAL MFG. CO. // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A. // PAT. NOV 7, 1916 // MAR. 27, 1917 // OTHER PATS PENDING // SERIAL NO. 5832 MODEL -A- // -IMPORTANT- // TO OIL COMPRESSOR, REMOVE THUMB SCREW BELOW THIS NAME PLATE. THEN FILL // WITH COLUMBIA COMPRESSOR OIL THROUGH FILLING HOLE LOCATED ABOVE NAME // PLATE UNTIL OIL FLOWS OUT SCREW HOLE BELOW. POUR VERY SLOWLY // SEE PRINTED DIRECTIONS MADE IN U.S.A.", "AUTOMATIC // MRD CO. // SWITCH // BRITISH PATENT // NO. 16130 OF 19[Illeg.]1"; printed on motor: "THE RITTER DENTAL MFG CO // ROCHESTER, NY // SPECIAL // EMERSON // AIR COMPRESSOR MOTOR // NO. 599862 // VOLTS 110 TYPE 7342 NT // CYCLES 60 AMPS 4.3 // PHASE 1 SPEED 1750 // FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT // PATENTED"; embossed on wheel: "NATIONAL HARDWARE SPECIALTIES LTD // MADE IN DRESDEN ONTARIO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.02 m x Width 34.0 cm x Depth 34.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber wires taped together with masking and electrical tape; one wire end is broken off; whole unit is greasy; rubber wires are brittle; enamel chipping heavily around base
Copy Type
Original
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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amalgam squeeze cloths

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020211
Description
Square paper box of dental amalgam squeeze cloths; blue and grey box with square white paper label on top printed with blue ink states manufacturer's information, product name, purpose of product and serial number; manufacturer's sticker on bottom of box; box is filled with circular pieces of white…
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Accession Number
010020211
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Textiles
MM= Dental Restoration, Permanent -- alloy/amalgam
Description
Square paper box of dental amalgam squeeze cloths; blue and grey box with square white paper label on top printed with blue ink states manufacturer's information, product name, purpose of product and serial number; manufacturer's sticker on bottom of box; box is filled with circular pieces of white cloth
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
paper: brown, white
ink: blue, red
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "D-9290 // 100 // AMALGAM // SQUEEZE CLOTHS // TO EXPRESS EXCESS MERCURY FROM // AMALGAM FILLING MATERIAL // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED // MONTREAL & TORONTO - CANADA // MADE IN CANADA"; printed on sticker on bottom: "J & J"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
MHC 2017 Public Program: Seniors Program - Say Cheese: History of Dentures and Dental Health, July 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 7.8 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Box heavily faded on top, sides; lid flap worn, torn on both sides
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
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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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001366
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001366
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533)
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001367
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001367
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.8 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533)
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001368
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001368
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.2 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533)
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001369
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001369
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533)
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001370
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001370
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533)
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001371
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001371
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533)
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attachment denture model

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Dentures
Accession Number
010020662
Description
Pink resin base with black plastic bottom (a) with two affixed metal rods protruding from front corners with separate pink resin denture (b) with cream porcelain teeth with two imbedded sockets at front corners; Dental information: attachment model; CLD overdenture with internal attachments into …
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Accession Number
010020662
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Dentures
MeSH Heading
Dental Models
Dental Prosthesis -- models
Description
Pink resin base with black plastic bottom (a) with two affixed metal rods protruding from front corners with separate pink resin denture (b) with cream porcelain teeth with two imbedded sockets at front corners; Dental information: attachment model; CLD overdenture with internal attachments into the cuspid roots; metal "females", two parts that can detach from each other.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base
b - denture
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa); original donor was dentist Dr. Oskar Sykora of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
plastic: pink, black
porcelain: cream
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Embossed on base: "apm-sterngold"
Length
7.9 cm
Width
5.8 cm
Height
3.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
original
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attachment denture model

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Dentures
Accession Number
010020663
Description
Pink resin base with black plastic bottom (a) with two affixed metal sockets in front corners with separate pink resin denture (b) with cream porcelain teeth with two clear plastic imbedded rods at front corners; Dental information: attachment model; CLD overdenture with internal attachments into…
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Accession Number
010020663
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Dentures
MeSH Heading
Dental Models
Dental Prosthesis -- models
Description
Pink resin base with black plastic bottom (a) with two affixed metal sockets in front corners with separate pink resin denture (b) with cream porcelain teeth with two clear plastic imbedded rods at front corners; Dental information: attachment model; CLD overdenture with internal attachments into the cuspid roots; metal "males", two parts that can detach from each other.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base
b - denture
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa); original donor was dentist Dr. Oskar Sykora of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
plaster: white
plastic: pink, black
Inscriptions
Embossed on base: "apm-sterngold"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B2-11 Row I
Length
7.9 cm
Width
5.8 cm
Height
3.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
original
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attachment denture model

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Dentures
Accession Number
010020664
Description
Pink resin base with black plastic bottom (a) with five cream porcelain teeth front with separate left partial with pink resin and four cream porcelain teeth and gold frame (b), right partial the same without the gold frame (c) and removeable tooth (d) attached to long metal pin; Dental informatio…
Accession Number
010020664
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Dentures
MeSH Heading
Dental Models
Dental Prosthesis -- models
Description
Pink resin base with black plastic bottom (a) with five cream porcelain teeth front with separate left partial with pink resin and four cream porcelain teeth and gold frame (b), right partial the same without the gold frame (c) and removeable tooth (d) attached to long metal pin; Dental information: RPD-L: C1.I.; attachment model; Dablo attachment type; gold framework; lower right cuspid is a complete crown with an attachment into the base of the partial; right DEB can be removed from the frame.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - base
b - left partial
c - right partial
d - tooth
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa); original donor was dentist Dr. Oskar Sykora of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
plaster: white
plastic: pink, black
metal: gold
Inscriptions
Embossed on base: "apm-sterngold"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B2-11 Row I
Length
7.3 cm
Width
5.1 cm
Height
3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
original
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attachment denture model

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14579
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Dentures
Accession Number
010020665
Description
Pink resin base with black plastic bottom (a) with affixed silver metal rod protruding from front corners with separate pink resin denture (b) with cream porcelain teeth with two imbedded clasps at front corners; Dental information: Attachment model; CLD overdenture; Dalla Bono type of an internal …
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Accession Number
010020665
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Dentures
MeSH Heading
Dental Models
Dental Prosthesis -- models
Description
Pink resin base with black plastic bottom (a) with affixed silver metal rod protruding from front corners with separate pink resin denture (b) with cream porcelain teeth with two imbedded clasps at front corners; Dental information: Attachment model; CLD overdenture; Dalla Bono type of an internal attachment; the cast bar splints the two cuspid roots; the base has two internal clips for retention.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base
b - denture
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa); original donor was dentist Dr. Oskar Sykora of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
plastic: pink, black
porcelain: cream
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Embossed on base: "apm-sterngold"
Length
7.8 cm
Width
5.6 cm
Height
3.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Like new
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automatic mallet dental instrument

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020624
Description
S. S. White Automatic Malletto place gold foil fillings with silver cylindrical instrument with two sections of ridged black Bakelite material grips near tip and engraved ridges in the handle; with a #7 S. S. White plugger point tip; company name and logo engraved at centre of instrument handle
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Accession Number
010020624
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dental Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- mallet
Description
S. S. White Automatic Malletto place gold foil fillings with silver cylindrical instrument with two sections of ridged black Bakelite material grips near tip and engraved ridges in the handle; with a #7 S. S. White plugger point tip; company name and logo engraved at centre of instrument handle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
The S. S. White Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks engraved at centre of handle: "THE S. S. WHITE DENTAL MFG. CO. // U. S. A. PAT. MAR. 17. 03 // MADE IN U. S. OF A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B2
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Diam 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Very minor surface wear and some wear on tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
“S. S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S. S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1917, p. 37-38
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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Barnes dental gold casting machine

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Dates
1918
1927
1918-1927
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020409 a-d
Description
Dental casting machine (a); brown wooden rectangular base; cylindrical yellow metal pump to one side; brown wooden cylindrical handle at top; larger cylindrical yellow metal tank with raised border around middle and gauge at top, printed with black enamel and covered with clear glass; gauge shows n…
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Accession Number
010020409 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete
Denture, Partial
Dental Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- casting appliance
Description
Dental casting machine (a); brown wooden rectangular base; cylindrical yellow metal pump to one side; brown wooden cylindrical handle at top; larger cylindrical yellow metal tank with raised border around middle and gauge at top, printed with black enamel and covered with clear glass; gauge shows numbers 0-30; red rubber tube comes from tank, would attach to press; metal valve coming from bottom of tank; black rubber tube goes between tank and pump; black-enamelled silver metal press in middle of base; lever with brown wooden bulbous handle at front; pulling lever down causes silver metal cylinder to move down toward base; metal disc (b) with five perforated holes in middle fits into base underneath lever; smaller disc (d) screws onto bottom of silver metal cylinder; cylindrical dish (c) with matching perforated holes sits on larger disc; white fabric tube, covered with red rubber, goes from bottom of cylinder up to top of press
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - machine - Size: Length 55.0 cm x Width 54.6 cm x Depth 22.3 cm
b - disc - Size: Depth 3.0 cm x Diam. 10.5 cm
c - dish - Size: Depth 3.5 cm x Diam. 6.8 cm
d - disc - Size: Depth 2.3 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Burns Dental Casting Machine Co.
Site Made (City)
Flushing, Long Island
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1918
1927
1918-1927
Date Remarks
Based on patent dates
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow, silver
rubber: red, black
enamel: red, black
glass: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on side of machine: "BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACH. // PAT JULY 16-18"; printed in gauge: "BURNS // DENTAL CASTING MACHINE. // NATIONAL GAUGE AND EOPT. CO. // LA CROSSE, WIS. // 1251-G"; engraved at top: "BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACHINE // PATENTED JULY 16,1918. JULY 10,1917. JULY 16,1918. // OTHER PATENTS PENDING // MANUFACTURED BY // BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACHINE CO. // FLUSHING, L.I., N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T1-3
Condition Remarks
Wood base is very worn; black enamel peeling heavily from press; masking tape holds fabric tube onto bottom of press; tube is ripped, does not attach to top of press; red rubber tube from tank does not attach to press; all rubber is brittle; some tarnishing on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Free Patents Online" website; "Edward M. Feinberg, D.M.D." website
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; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; the company patented another casting maching design in 1927, so this machine most likely dates before that year; William Taggert designed the first casting machine in 1907; it had a very similar design to this item
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #2, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
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Cameron's dental diagnostoset

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11130
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Nick Delva Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
003009001 a-f
Description
Cameron's dental diagnostoset consisting of a purple velvet lined wooden case (a) lined with leather; cylindrical power source(b) ceramic base and mesh metal body that is fitted to fit into a light socket; has a black rubber cord which connects to control unit(c) black cylindrical body that is plas…
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Accession Number
003009001 a-f
Collection
Dr. Nick Delva Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
Description
Cameron's dental diagnostoset consisting of a purple velvet lined wooden case (a) lined with leather; cylindrical power source(b) ceramic base and mesh metal body that is fitted to fit into a light socket; has a black rubber cord which connects to control unit(c) black cylindrical body that is plastic; has a black rubber cord which attaches to the other components; components include (d) glass cylindrical light, white with a black base and the head is slightly curved downward; (e) a white glass electrode, two metal prongs at the tip of the probe; the cord that attaches to the power source (b) is removable (f) and has been stored seperately.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 35.3 cm x Width 31.4 cm x Depth 8cm
b - power source - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Diam.4.0 cm
c- control unit - Size: Length 21.6 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
d- light - Size: Length 21.4 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
e- electrode - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
f - cord - Size: too degraded to measure
Provenance
Used at the Ontario Hospital in Kingston.
Maker
Cameron's surgical specialty Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
glass: white
rubber: black
metal: black, silver, brown
leather: black
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
"ONTARIO HOSPITAL" embossed in gold leaf on top of box lid
"CAMERON'S SURGICAL SPECIALTY CO. // CHICAGO U.S.A" on the top proper right corner of the inside lid.
"The minimum charge // for a complete diagnosis // with // Cameron's;s Dental Diagnostoset// is // $5.00 // Will J. Cameron" on a metal plaque on the inside of the lid.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-4
Condition Remarks
Case and component parts are in stable condition however the rubber cord is deteriorated and is falling apart and therefore is in poor conditionl; several attachments are missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Web site
JPG
Reference Comments
"E-Bay"; Dr. Nick Delva; CD #2
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020219 a-d
Description
Two boxes of dental canal points; cylindrical brown wooden boxes (a, b) with white paper labels printed with black ink; labels state product, size, manufacturing information; each box is filled with thin brown metal cylinders of various sizes with flat ends; each box has one cylindrical brown woode…
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Accession Number
010020219 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative
Root Canal Therapy
Description
Two boxes of dental canal points; cylindrical brown wooden boxes (a, b) with white paper labels printed with black ink; labels state product, size, manufacturing information; each box is filled with thin brown metal cylinders of various sizes with flat ends; each box has one cylindrical brown wooden cap (c, d) that rests atop the box.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
b - box - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
d - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Young Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
wood: brown
paper: white
ink: black
metal: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on label: "small - 2 // SILVE // CANAL POIN // No. 5 // As suggested by // Dr. E. A. Jasper, D.D // MADE IN U.S.A. // Young Dental Mfg // St. Louis Mo."; (b) printed on label: "small - 2o // SILVER // CANAL POIN // No. 4 // As suggested by // Dr. E. A. Jasper, D.D // MADE IN U.S.A. // Young Dental Mfg. // St. Louis Mo."; handwritten on label: "LARGE // 6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Scotch tape remnants on labels; labels are ripped in places; points are slightly tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-G”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1915, p. 16 (similar to Gutta-Percha root canal points)
CD #10
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; canal points are used to fill root canals.
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Capt. Blair (Dental Surgeon) "Doing His 'Bit' " [cartoon drawing print]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11794
Dates
1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Archival, Military
Accession Number
002050181
Description
Hand drawn cartoon style pen and ink print drawing depicting a WWI war zone dental office with everyone in military uniform; dentist is extracting tooth from patient in chair while four other men are waiting their turn and a sargent is admonishing them to wait; signage on the walls; previously fold…
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Accession Number
002050181
Author
F. G. Green
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Archival, Military
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Dental Offices
Military Medicine -- ephemera
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- documents
Military Medicine -- Archival -- pictorial works
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- dental
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Description
Hand drawn cartoon style pen and ink print drawing depicting a WWI war zone dental office with everyone in military uniform; dentist is extracting tooth from patient in chair while four other men are waiting their turn and a sargent is admonishing them to wait; signage on the walls; previously folded into thirds.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
F. G. Green
Dates
1915
Date Remarks
Date on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "CAPT. BLAIR (DENTAL SURGEON) // DOING HIS BIT // Somewhere-in -Belgium // - by a victim from the Royal CANADIAN DRAGOONS. F. G. GREEN // Belgium-1915"; handwritten on the front: "This one of my Dental // Officers, with [illeg.] from Winnipeg - This room is just up the // village shut from here - // Don't lose this please - / /J. T. F/."; sign on walls: "KEEP // QUIET! // THIS MEANS // YOU; DON'T // SLAM // THE DOOR; NO TALKING // NO WHISTLING // NO NOTHING; OUTSIDE!"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A, p. 1 a
Length
20.6 cm
Width
26.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#1: Stable: Paper is very soiled around the edges and creased; on the back there are vertical creases indicating that it was folded in three, the edges are very darkened.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. # AMP1306
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Caroid tooth powder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13367
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020245 a-b
Description
Empty physicians' sample tin of Caroid tooth powder; oval white and blue metal container (a) with product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with blue ink; container tapers to silver metal top with round opening; approximately 2/3 full of white powder; round white plastic c…
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Accession Number
010020245 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Oral Hygiene
Toothpastes
Toothbrushing
Description
Empty physicians' sample tin of Caroid tooth powder; oval white and blue metal container (a) with product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with blue ink; container tapers to silver metal top with round opening; approximately 2/3 full of white powder; round white plastic cap (b) with ridged border at top.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
American Ferment Division, Breon Laboratories Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Based on packaging
Material
metal: silver
enamel: white, blue
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on bottle: "CAROID // DENTAL POWDER // Cleans and polishes teeth; lique- // fies oral mucin and dissolves pro- // tein food particles not reached by // brushing. // Supplied by AMERICAN FERMENT DIVISION // BREON LABORATORIES INC. // Subsidiary of Sterling Drug Inc., N. Y. 18, N. Y. // MADE IN U.S.A. // 1/4 OZ 6125"; printed on back: "FOLLOW CAREFULLY // THESE DIRECTIONS // 1-Rinse mouth with water. 2-Pour // powder into palm of hand and pick // up with wet brush. 3-Brush teeth // thoroughly. 4-Retain powder in // mouth for 2 or more minutes. // EXPECTORATE EXCESS SALIVA BUT // DO NOT RINSE THE MOUTH // SAMPLE NOT TO BE SOLD // CB-99"; (b) embossed on cap: "CAROID"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Condition Remarks
Metal near bottom of container slightly darkened
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
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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Caroid tooth powder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13368
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020246 a-b
Description
Empty physicians' sample tin of Caroid tooth powder; oval white and blue metal container (a) with product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with blue ink in English and French; container tapers to silver metal top with round opening; approximately 1/3 full of white powder;…
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Accession Number
010020246 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Oral Hygiene
Toothpastes
Toothbrushing
Description
Empty physicians' sample tin of Caroid tooth powder; oval white and blue metal container (a) with product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with blue ink in English and French; container tapers to silver metal top with round opening; approximately 1/3 full of white powder; round white plastic cap (b) with ridged border at top.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Carter, Cummings & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Windsor
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Based on packaging
Material
metal: silver
enamel: white, blue
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on bottle: "CAROID // TRADE MARK REG. // DENTAL POWDER // Cleans and polishes teeth; // liquefies oral mucin and dis- // solves protein food particles // not reached by brushing. // CARTER, CUMMINGS & CO., LTD., // WINDSOR, ONTARIO."; stamped on bottom: "L172"; (b) embossed on cap: "CAROID"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Condition Remarks
Enamel fading near bottom of container; metal slightly tarnished on bottom.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
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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cartridge dental syringe

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3064
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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