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absorbent cotton

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004052 a-h
Description
Four blue boxes of 4 1/2" rolled absorbent cotton have white paper lables with blue printing; cotton sheets are wrapped with blue paper.
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Accession Number
993004052 a-h
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Four blue boxes of 4 1/2" rolled absorbent cotton have white paper lables with blue printing; cotton sheets are wrapped with blue paper.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a,c,e,g - box x 4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 4.5 cm.
b,d,f,h - gauze x 4 - Size: x Diameter4.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
paper: white; blue
fabric: white
pasteboard: blue
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on white paper label: 1 OUNCE // NET WEIGHT // CAT. No. // 13-1 // EXCELSIOR // ABSORBENT COTTON // LONG FIBRE // LINT FREE // INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO . MONTREAL // WINNIPEG . CALGARY . VANCOUVER
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
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absorbent cotton

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001161
Description
Cardboard box, torn open on left side; box contains cotton wrapped in paper and rolled to fit inside (contents not numbered); round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom; paper label on front and on top.
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Accession Number
000001161
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
Description
Cardboard box, torn open on left side; box contains cotton wrapped in paper and rolled to fit inside (contents not numbered); round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom; paper label on front and on top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
cardboard: blue
paper: brown; red; white; blue; orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Front: "VR // 1 OUNCE // PARKE-DAVIS // ABSORBENT COTTON // COMPACT ROLL // U.S.P. – STERILIZED // PARKEDALE // FULL WEIGHT // MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & CO // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; top: "IF PACKAGE IS BROKEN OR OPEN // STERILITY CANNOT BE GUARANTEED // TO OPEN // CUT ALONG PERFORATION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is fraying along edges where it was torn; abraded at right corners; front label is slightly yellowed, dirty; top label somewht abraded at corners; contents sound.
Copy Type
Original
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absorbent cotton

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4164
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-170
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001357
Description
A sealed cardboard box that presumably contains absorbent cotton.
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Accession Number
000001357
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
Description
A sealed cardboard box that presumably contains absorbent cotton.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-170
Material
cardboard: cream; blue; red
Inscriptions
Front: "BAY'S // 1 OUNCE PARKDALE // ABSORBENT COTTON // U.S.P. STERILIZED // DETROIT PARKE, DAVIS & CO. MICH., U.S.A."; top: "1 OUNCE // ABSORBENT COTTON // U.S.P. STERILIZED"; back: "IF PACKAGE IS BROKEN OR OPEN, STERILITY CANNOT BE GUARANTEED [printed] // SIZMI [stamped] // TO OPEN LIFE FLAP // TO CLOSE - INSERT FLAP IN CARTON // ABSORBENT COTTON // U.S.P. STERILIZED // MADE IN U.S.A. [printed]"; right side: "BAY'S // 1 OUNCE // ABSORBENT // COTTON // U.S.P. STERILIZED // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A."; left side: identical to right side.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length 12.7 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, somewhat dirty
Copy Type
Original
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absorbent gauze bandage

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1427
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004035 a-e
Description
Opened blue box of absorbent gauze has original gauze yardage; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering.
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Accession Number
993004035 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Opened blue box of absorbent gauze has original gauze yardage; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - bottom - Size: Length 11.8 cm. x Width 5.8 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
b - top - Size: Length 11.7 cm. x Width 5.8 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
c - cardboard sleeve - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 3.0 cm.
d - paper bag - Size:
e - gauze - Size: Length 86.0 cm. x Width 22.3 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
pasteboard: dk. blue
paper: yellow; blue; white
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ABSORBENT GAUZE // NUMBER 1 // LENGTH 1 YARD // MANUFACTURED FOR // THE GEO. S. TRUDELL CO. LONDON ONT. // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
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absorbent gauze bandage

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1428
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004036
Description
Sealed box of absorbent gauze has blue box; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering.
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Accession Number
993004036
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed box of absorbent gauze has blue box; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: yellow; blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ABSORBENT GAUZE // NUMBER 1 // LENGTH 1 YARD // MANUFACTURED FOR // THE GEO. S. TRUDELL CO. LONDON ONT. // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004037
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; label has repetitive background design of corporate logo; circular paper seal.
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Accession Number
993004037
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; label has repetitive background design of corporate logo; circular paper seal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ABSORBENT GAUZE // ZIG-ZAG / LENGTH 1 YARD // Manufactured in Canada for // Ingram & Bell, Limited // TORONTO // MONTREAL WINNIPEG CALGARY VANCOUVER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.6 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004038
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; circular paper seal; box construction has changed into folded-under flaps on bottom.
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Accession Number
993004038
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; circular paper seal; box construction has changed into folded-under flaps on bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on white paper label: ABSORBENT GAUZE // ZIG-ZAG / LENGTH 1 YARD // Manufactured in Canada for // Ingram & Bell, Limited // TORONTO // MONTREAL WINNIPEG CALGARY VANCOUVER
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.6 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1978.7.34
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Accession Number
1978.7.34
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musee Royal 22e Regiment, Quebec City, L-2018-3 2 April 2018 - 3 August 2019
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1981.10.8
Description
A paper packet, originally wrapped in silver foil, containing one oz. of B.P.C. compressed white absorbent lint.
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Accession Number
1981.10.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
A paper packet, originally wrapped in silver foil, containing one oz. of B.P.C. compressed white absorbent lint.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Maker
J. J. Smith & Nephew, Ltd. Paragon Works
Site Made (City)
Hull
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
fabric: white
paper: beige
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "Surgical Dressings. // WHITE // Absorbent Lint // B.P.C. Compressed 1 oz."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Length
5.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Unopened
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musee Royal 22e Regiment, Quebec City, L-2018-3 2 April 2018 - 3 August 2019
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Treatment, General
Accession Number
010042003
Description
Cyclindrical metal four ounce container with round sliding opening at the top in the middle, which is firmly closed; full of contents, yellow paper label covers the entire sides of the container; name of the product and company information are printed on the front in green ink, and on the back are …
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Accession Number
010042003
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cyclindrical metal four ounce container with round sliding opening at the top in the middle, which is firmly closed; full of contents, yellow paper label covers the entire sides of the container; name of the product and company information are printed on the front in green ink, and on the back are the directions for using the product, as well as its uses; decorative green stripes on the label; company logo inside an inverted triangle appears on each side of the label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Maker
Rolls and Darlington Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
paper: yellow
ink: green
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "R & D // ACID // BORACIC // Contents 4 ounces net // Rolls & Darlington // Limited // Toronto, Ontario // DIRECTIONS // As an eye wash - use 1/4 // level teaspoonful in an // ounce of distilled or boiled // water. As a douche, lotion // or mouth wash - enough // to cover a twenty-five cent // coin in an ounce of water. // Used as a dusting powder // it overcomes perspiration odors."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row D
Length
12.1 cm
Diameter
5.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor tear at top of lable and folded over; surface scratches and darkening along edges on metal; paper bubbling near seam
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://www.can1business.com/company/Dissolved/Rolls-Darlington-Limited
https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/chemicals-product-safety/boric-acid.html
Research Facts
Boracic acid can be found in many every day items today such as cosmetic, drugs, and cleaning products. It is considered safe, but overexposure may be dangerous.
Rolls and Darlington began in 1930 and was dissolved in 2002.
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adhesive dispenser

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995005032 a-f
Description
Adhesive dispenser with wall rack for adhesives used in a medical office; rectangular base with curved top with lid that rolls open; rolls of adhesive are held in place by a metal spring-loaded rod; wall rack has holes for screw attachment to wall; three rolls of adhesive tape are on a cardboard ro…
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Accession Number
995005032 a-f
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Adhesive dispenser with wall rack for adhesives used in a medical office; rectangular base with curved top with lid that rolls open; rolls of adhesive are held in place by a metal spring-loaded rod; wall rack has holes for screw attachment to wall; three rolls of adhesive tape are on a cardboard roll that sits on a metal rod inside dispenser.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - dispenser, lid, wall rack - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 9.5 cm
b - rod - Size: Length 36.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
c - cardboard roll - Size: Length 31.4 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
d - surgical tape - Size: Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 5.3 cm
e - surgical tape - Size: Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
f - surgical tape - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
enamelware: white
metal: silver
cardboard: brown
adhesive tape: off-white
paint: red
Inscriptions
Printed on rolling lid exterior in red enamel paint: "MADE IN U.S.A. // ADHESIVE TAPE"; printed inside of lid on rim, "CLOSE COVER WHEN NOT IN USE // Johnson & Johnson"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-1
Condition Remarks
Active corrosion on and below enamel on the enamelware; rod shows scratches due to use over time; adhesives are yellowing with age.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J. F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 274 (similar to items #6H-948 and #6H-950)
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adhesive dispenser and adhesives

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9671
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995005056 a-g
Description
Adhesive dispenser with wall brackets; dispenser has a rectangular body and a curved, roll-back lid with a flat edge to assist in opening; a spring-loaded hinge holds a metal rod in place; on the rod is a cardboard tube with three rolls of adhesive; a small washer is present, likely a part of the h…
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Accession Number
995005056 a-g
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Adhesive dispenser with wall brackets; dispenser has a rectangular body and a curved, roll-back lid with a flat edge to assist in opening; a spring-loaded hinge holds a metal rod in place; on the rod is a cardboard tube with three rolls of adhesive; a small washer is present, likely a part of the hinge.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - dispenser - Size: Length 37.1 cm x Width 9.8 cm x Depth 9.2 cm
b - metal rod - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 31.4 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
d - adhesive - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
e - adhesive - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 6.4 cm
f - adhesive - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 4.2 cm
g - washer - Size: Depth 0.2 cm x Diam 2.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
plastic: black
enamelwear: white
metal: silver
cardboard: brown
fabric: off-white
Inscriptions
Printed on the lid of the dispenser in red enamel paint: "MADE IN U.S.A. // ADHESIVE TAPE"; printed on flat edge of lid: "CLOSE COVER WHEN NOT IN USE // Johnson & Johnson"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-1
Condition Remarks
Scratches and active corrosion below the surface of the enamel is visible; metal rod has scratches on surface; fabric of tape has yellowed quite a bit.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 274 (similar to item #6H-950)
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adhesive fabric band aid

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14309
Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
014002206
Description
Rectangular brown fabric flexible 4.0 cm x 10.0 cm band aid with reverse covered in two piece white waxy paper slightly larger than the size of band aid for easy removal and access to band aid.
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Accession Number
014002206
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages -- instrumentation
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Rectangular brown fabric flexible 4.0 cm x 10.0 cm band aid with reverse covered in two piece white waxy paper slightly larger than the size of band aid for easy removal and access to band aid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Date Remarks
Provide by donor
Material
fabric: tan, white
paper: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Dimension Notes
Length 9.9 cm x Width 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Backing on bandage has several minor slits and tears
Copy Type
Original
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adhesive gauze bandage

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11260
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Mrs. D. W. Einarson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
006018005 a-b
Description
Cra-Tex, adhesive gauze bandage (a) in a light brown box with navy blue design.
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Accession Number
006018005 a-b
Collection
Mrs. D. W. Einarson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Cra-Tex, adhesive gauze bandage (a) in a light brown box with navy blue design.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bandage (folded) - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b - box - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 6.8 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donors husband.
Maker
Cra-Tex Corporation
Site Made (City)
Omaha
Site Made (State)
Nebraska
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
paper: brown; blue
plastic: clear
fabric: yellow
Inscriptions
Located on the recto of the box, "Cra-Tex // The MODERN // ADHESIVE GAUZE // BANDAGE "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Condition Remarks
The box is in good condition; there are few signs of wear; the plastic wrap has been removed from the top of the package; the bandage is still in the original plastic wrap, however can be removed; the bandage has some areas of discolouration that are orange in colour.
Copy Type
Original
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adhesive tape dispenser

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14301
Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
014002198
Description
White plastic semi-circular adhesive medical tape dispenser with lip for cutting tape material and black plastic retractable cover with sharp triangular slicing device; contains roll of white woven medical adhesive tape; gold foil label on base: label has in black ink lines of trim, the company's n…
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Accession Number
014002198
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Surgical tape
Description
White plastic semi-circular adhesive medical tape dispenser with lip for cutting tape material and black plastic retractable cover with sharp triangular slicing device; contains roll of white woven medical adhesive tape; gold foil label on base: label has in black ink lines of trim, the company's name, slogan, address and contact information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
B. L. R. Safety & First Aid
Site Made (City)
Gloucester
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
plastic: white, black
paper: gold
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on base: "B. L. R. SAFETY & FIRST AID // "Where Service Still Counts" // 5330 Canotek Road, Unit 1 // GLOUCESTER, ONTARIO K1J 9C1 // Tel: (613) 745-2939"; embossed on one side: "1" x 5YDS CA22631"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Dimension Notes
Length 8.3 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Several spots of greenish-brown residue on 3 sides of dispensor; label on dispensor's base has several minor scratches and scuffs; edges are frayed
Copy Type
Original
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adhesive tape roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14302
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
014002199 a-b
Description
Cylindrical white painted metallic container for full roll of 3” wide white adhesive tape with white exterior and red and green text in English and French (a); painted red shield with white cross and the company's logo half its length; with roll of adhesive tape wedged within its hollow center (b);…
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Accession Number
014002199 a-b
Author
Provided by donor
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Surgical tape
Description
Cylindrical white painted metallic container for full roll of 3” wide white adhesive tape with white exterior and red and green text in English and French (a); painted red shield with white cross and the company's logo half its length; with roll of adhesive tape wedged within its hollow center (b); roll's interior is reflective silver metallic material; rectangular white paper sticker with lot number.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - inside roll - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Shield Products
Site Made (City)
Downsview
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Date Remarks
1990-2000
Material
metal: white, silver
ink: white, green, red
fabric: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
Printed on roll: " SHIELD PRODUCTS, DOWNSVIEW, ONTARIO //
ADHESIVE TAPE // 3" X 180" (5 yds) 7.62 cm x 4.57 cm // CONTAINER MADE IN U. S. A.”; printed on sticker: "LOT NO. D 353 - L"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
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Admiral hypodermic syringe set

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Dates
1903
1915
circa 1903-1915
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001105 a-h
Description
Syringe kit, which consists of several pieces in a metal case; the syringe itself is made up of six metal parts (a-f); these consist of (a) the syringe barrel, which is a hollow cylindrical tube with a tapered, threaded, open tip and a round open threaded end; a pair of flat finger grips come out a…
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Accession Number
997001105 a-h
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- set
Description
Syringe kit, which consists of several pieces in a metal case; the syringe itself is made up of six metal parts (a-f); these consist of (a) the syringe barrel, which is a hollow cylindrical tube with a tapered, threaded, open tip and a round open threaded end; a pair of flat finger grips come out at the left and right sides; a plunger (b) fits into the syringe; the plunger is made of a solid cylindrical shaft with a rounded plug at one end that fits snugly into the syringe barrel; the other end of the shaft has threading which allows the attachment of a thumb-push piece (c); this piece is round and flat and has a threaded area on the bottom; the plunger end of the barrel has a rounded metal cap (d) which has a hole in the centre and threading on its inner edges; the cap fits over and onto the end of the barrel and the plunger shaft slides through it; the tip end of the barrel also has a rounded metal cap (e), with a hole in the centre and threading on its inner edges; the cap fits over and onto the end of the barrel and the syringe tip goes through the centre of the cap; there is also a rounded syringe tip cap (f); this cap is rounded and hollow with a flat closed top and an open round bottom that has threading on its inner edges; a needle (g) will also fit onto and over the syringe tip; the needle has a hollow rounded open base with threading on its inner edges; the other end tapers to a hollow cylindrical metal needle that has a sharp open bevelled tip; all pieces of the kit are stored in a metal case (h); the case is square with a rectangular piece at the right side; the case has a lid hinged onto a bottom; both pieces have 7 outwardly-rounded sections molded into the metal; there are two needle-holder clasps attached to the top right; the bottom left has 7 flat rounded strips of metal at the left side; these hold the case contents snugly in place in the case; the back hinge has a small spring which lifts the lid when the front clasp is pushed in
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - syringe barrel - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b - syringe plunger - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
c - thumb-push - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
d - barrel and cap - Size: Length 0.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
e - barrel tip end cap - Size: Length 0.8 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
f - syringe tip end cap - Size: Length 0.7 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
g - syringe needle - Size: Length 3.1 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
h - case (closed) - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. F. J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1903
1915
circa 1903-1915
Date Remarks
Patented in March, 1903
Material
metal: silver
German silver: silver
Inscriptions
(b) Increment lines and the numbers "25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5" are stamped into the plunger shaft; (c) the words, "PATENTED // MARCH 1903" are stamped into the top of the thumb-push piece; (h) the top of the case has the word, "Admiral" stamped into the metal; the bottom of the case has the words, "GERMAN SILVER // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J." stamped into the metal; the inside piece has "PAT. PENDING" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
The metal parts show minor wear and staining; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #76; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by The George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 172 (item P9445)
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Aeoplast Dressing

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Dates
1978
1985
circa 1978-1985
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001245 a-b
Description
Metal aerosol can with white plastic cap and paper label around outside edges.
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Accession Number
000001245 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Metal aerosol can with white plastic cap and paper label around outside edges.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - can - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1978
1985
circa 1978-1985
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: silver
paper: red; dark grey; white
plastic: white; blue
Inscriptions
Front: "Aeroplast® // Dressing // Brand of Vibesate // SPRAY-ON PLASTIC BANDAGE AND // PROTECTIVE SURGICAL DRESSING // STERILE // CLEAR // FLEXIBLE // TRANSPARENT // WATERPROOF // OIL-RESISTANT // 3 OZ. AVOIR."; back: Spray-on Plastic Bandage and Protective Surgical Dressing. // May be used for protecion of cuts, abrasions and minor burns. // DIRECTIONS: SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING. Cleanse wound or // burn thoroughly and dry. After bleeding has been controlled // or stopped, spray dressing on wound and adjacent skin from // a distance of about 10 inches. To prevent chilling the sprayed // area, do not hold dispenser too close to the body. Let dry about // 30 seconds. Smarting which may occur stops quickly when film // dries. One or more additional coats should be applied to pro- // duce a firm flexible film. Best results will be obtained with 2 or // 3 THIN coats. Aeroplast film may be peeled off after "setting" 2 hours or more, or may be removed with acetone. May be // re-applied as needed. Wipe off spray nozzle after each use. // Replace cap. // Avoid spraying on fabrics, household articles, or painted or // varnished surfaces. // KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. // WARNING: In case of deep or puncture wounds or serious // burns, consult physician. If redness, irritation, swelling or pain // persists or increases or if infection occurs, consult physician. // Keep away from eyes or other mucous membranes. Avoid // inhaling. // WARNING: Contents under pressure. Do not puncture. Do not // store near heat or open flame. Exposure to temperatures above // 120° Fahrenheit may cause bursting. Never throw container // into fire or incinerator. // FLAMMABLE: Do not spray near fire or open flame. // Contains co-polymers of hydroxy-vinyl chloride-acetate and // sebacic acid, 8.2% by weight, and modified maleic rosin ester. // 2.7% by weight, and glycolate plasticizer, 0.6% by weight, in an ethyl-acetone solvent with fluorochloro hydrocarbon // as a gaseous propellant. // Supplied by // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A. // Reorder 30-1050-41 // PARKE-DAVIS // U.S. Patent 2,804,073 //Made in U.S.A. // Lot J K - 477 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Condition Remarks
Can and cap are slightly dirty; metal shows small amount of corrosion; label complete and fully legible; #2: should the contents of the can be emptied?
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Aeoplast Dressing

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Dates
1978
1985
circa 1978-1985
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001246 a-b
Description
Metal aerosol can with white plastic cap and paper label around outside edges.
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Accession Number
000001246 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Metal aerosol can with white plastic cap and paper label around outside edges.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - can - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1978
1985
circa 1978-1985
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: silver
paper: red; dark grey; white
plastic: white; blue
Inscriptions
Front: "Aeroplast® // Dressing // Brand of Vibesate // SPRAY-ON PLASTIC BANDAGE AND // PROTECTIVE SURGICAL DRESSING // STERILE // CLEAR // FLEXIBLE // TRANSPARENT // WATERPROOF // OIL-RESISTANT // 3 OZ. AVOIR."; back: Spray-on Plastic Bandage and Protective Surgical Dressing. // May be used for protecion of cuts, abrasions and minor burns. // DIRECTIONS: SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING. Cleanse wound or // burn thoroughly and dry. After bleeding has been controlled // or stopped, spray dressing on wound and adjacent skin from // a distance of about 10 inches. To prevent chilling the sprayed // area, do not hold dispenser too close to the body. Let dry about // 30 seconds. Smarting which may occur stops quickly when film // dries. One or more additional coats should be applied to pro- // duce a firm flexible film. Best results will be obtained with 2 or // 3 THIN coats. Aeroplast film may be peeled off after "setting" 2 hours or more, or may be removed with acetone. May be // re-applied as needed. Wipe off spray nozzle after each use. // Replace cap. // Avoid spraying on fabrics, household articles, or painted or // varnished surfaces. // KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. // WARNING: In case of deep or puncture wounds or serious // burns, consult physician. If redness, irritation, swelling or pain // persists or increases or if infection occurs, consult physician. // Keep away from eyes or other mucous membranes. Avoid // inhaling. // WARNING: Contents under pressure. Do not puncture. Do not // store near heat or open flame. Exposure to temperatures above // 120° Fahrenheit may cause bursting. Never throw container // into fire or incinerator. // FLAMMABLE: Do not spray near fire or open flame. // Contains co-polymers of hydroxy-vinyl chloride-acetate and // sebacic acid, 8.2% by weight, and modified maleic rosin ester. // 2.7% by weight, and glycolate plasticizer, 0.6% by weight, in an ethyl-acetone solvent with fluorochloro hydrocarbon // as a gaseous propellant. // Supplied by // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A. // Reorder 30-1050-323 // PARKE-DAVIS // U.S. Patent 2,804,073 //Made in U.S.A."; bottom: "GB 11 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Condition Remarks
Can and cap are slightly dirty; metal shows minor corrosion; label is complete and fully legible; #2: should the contents of the can be emptied?
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Aeroplast Dressing

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Dates
1971
1985
circa 1971-1985
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001333 a-b
Description
A metal aerosol can (a) with plastic cap (b); can has a paper label around circumference and a price sticker on front
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Accession Number
000001333 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
A metal aerosol can (a) with plastic cap (b); can has a paper label around circumference and a price sticker on front
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - can - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 3.4 cm x Diam. 5.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1971
1985
circa 1971-1985
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: silver
paper: red; white; black
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) Front"Aeroplast® // Dressing // Brand of Vibesate // STUTT'S Drugs [printed] // $9.00 [stamped] // WARNING AVERTISSEMENT // FLAMMABLE INFLAMMABLE // Container may explode if heated. / Ce contenant peut exploser s'il est chauffé. // STERILE . CLEAR . FLEXIBLE . TRANSPARENT // WATERPROOF . OIL-RESISTANT // STÉRILE . CLAIR . SOUPLE . TRANSPARENT // IMPERMEABLE . RÉSISTANT À L'HUILE // // Net Weight 6 oz. (170 Gm.)"; back: "Spray-on Plastic Bandage and Protective Surgical Dressing // For protection of cuts, abrasions and minor burns. // DIRECTIONS: [text follows] // KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. //WARNING: [text follows] // Content under pressure. Do not place in hot water or near radiators, stoves or other sources of heat. // Do not puncture or incinerate container even when empty, or store at temperatures over 120° F. // Keep away from open flame or spark. // [above text repeated in French] // Contains Co-polymers of hydroxy-vinyl chloride-acetate and sebacic acid, 8.2% by weight, and modified maleic rosin ester, // 2.7% by weight, and glycolate plasticizer, 0.6% by weight, in an ethyl acetate acetone solvent with fluorochloro hydro- // carbons and dimethyl ether as a gaseous propellant. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario [printed] // Lot BH 205 [stamped] // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 30-1050-323 [printed]";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Condition Remarks
Cap dusty; label yellowing; some corrosion at can base; #3: should the contents of the can be emptied?
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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