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dual thermometer case

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.27.3 a-c
Description
An "Empire Stubby" thermometer (a) in a plastic case (b) with a metal clip-on top (c) for insertion in a pocket; case has compartments for two thermometers.
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Accession Number
1979.27.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Thermometers
Physical Examination
Description
An "Empire Stubby" thermometer (a) in a plastic case (b) with a metal clip-on top (c) for insertion in a pocket; case has compartments for two thermometers.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Becton & Dickinson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
plastic: brown
metal: silver
glass: clear
mercury: silver
Inscriptions
"B-D" inscribed on steel cap; temperature gradations marked on thermometer.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
One thermometer missing; plastic slightly decayed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Macnamara practised in Toronto throughout his life; retired in 1960.
Images
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