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diagnosis outfit for throat

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Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1934.31.4 a-d
Description
Diagnosis outfit for throat, consisting of a glass tube (a) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork with an attached swab with a metal shaft extending into the tube when sealed; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (b-c) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube i…
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Accession Number
1934.31.4 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Bacteriology
Disease
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Diagnosis outfit for throat, consisting of a glass tube (a) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork with an attached swab with a metal shaft extending into the tube when sealed; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (b-c) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube is contained in a hollowed-out block of wood (d) with a flat cover which pivots on a nail at one corner and is held shut with a hinged metal clip.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
b - metal container - Size: Length 14.8 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
c - lid for metal container - Size: Depth 3.9 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
d - wooden box - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Provenance
Acquire from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in the group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917"
Material
wood: brown
paper: brown, black
metal: brown, grey
glass: clear
cork: brown
fabric: white
Inscriptions
On paper label on (d): "Vorsicht! Infektiöses Material! // An // die bakteriologische Untersuchungsanstalt // In ………" [Caution! Infectious Material! / / To / / the bacteriological examination institute / / In ……..]
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See "Bulletin," Vol. 8, No. 3, Dec. 1934, p. 47; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
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