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medication ampoules

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Dates
1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1934.31.19 a-g
Description
Box of morphine ampoules, consisting of a two-piece cardboard box (f-g) with cardboard dividers in the base to form ten compartments; five compartments are empty, four contain opened glass ampoules (a-d), and one contains a small fine-toothed metal saw (e) for opening ampoules.
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Accession Number
1934.31.19 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Morphine
Germany
Military Medicine
Description
Box of morphine ampoules, consisting of a two-piece cardboard box (f-g) with cardboard dividers in the base to form ten compartments; five compartments are empty, four contain opened glass ampoules (a-d), and one contains a small fine-toothed metal saw (e) for opening ampoules.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - vial - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - saw - Size: Length 5.4 cm x Width 0.8 cm
f - box bottom - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
g - box top - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
Sanitätsdepot VIII. A.K.
Site Made (City)
Coblenz
Site Made (State)
Rhineland - Palatinate
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the object
Material
glass: clear, red
paper: brown, white, red
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Paper label at top of (g): "Sanitäts-Depot VIII. A. K. // Coblenz. // 10 zugeschmolzene Glasröhren zu // 0,02 g Morphium // hydrochloricum // in Lösung von 1 ccm, keimfrei gemacht. // 1917" [Medical Depot of the VIII. Army Corps // Coblenz. // 10 sealed glass tubes of // 0.02 g Morphine // hydrochloride // in 1cc solution, sterile. // 1917]; stamp to right top of (g): "[illeg.] in der Schachtel" ["in der Schachtel" translates to "in the box"]; paper label to right side of (g) and identical paper label to back of (f): "San - Dep. VIII. A. K. // Morph. hydrochlor. 0,02"; printed on ampoules: "Morph. hydrochl. // 0,02 g. // San.-Dep. VIII. A.-K."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Condition Remarks
#2: All ampoules are opened; metal of saw shows some corrosion; box is stained in many places and the back flap of (g) is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item came in McVitie & Price Biscuit box along with 1934.31.1-.20.
Images
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