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Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Corby Distilleries Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
002027001 a-f
Description
Treatment (a) chair consists of a metal armature finished in baked white enamel; armature supports a curving metal seat and metal back; chair has welded on brackets which host (b) head rest; (c) basin ring and an interchangeable (d) arm or leg support; (e-f) screw-in knobs hold the additions in pla…
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Accession Number
002027001 a-f
Collection
Corby Distilleries Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination -- instrumentation
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Treatment (a) chair consists of a metal armature finished in baked white enamel; armature supports a curving metal seat and metal back; chair has welded on brackets which host (b) head rest; (c) basin ring and an interchangeable (d) arm or leg support; (e-f) screw-in knobs hold the additions in place.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - chair - Size: Length 99.4 cm x Width 60.0 cm x Depth 51.5 cm
b - head rest - Size: Length 35.5 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
c - basin ring - Size: Length 32.5 cm x Width 28.5 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
d - arm or leg support - Size: Length 43.5 cm x Width 43.5 cm x Depth 13.9 cm
e-f - screw-in knobs - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Used at the nurses' station at the Corby Distilleries in Corbyville, Ontario.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Instruments, Surgical Equipment, Supplies
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
Artifact same as item found in catalogue from 1950s.
Material
metal: silver, white, yellow
vinyl: brown
enamel: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-13-2
Condition Remarks
Chair is tarnished and scratched; enamel has chipped off exposing metal underneath; the arm or leg support is broken into two pieces; vinyl on head rest is flaking off along seams and edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Instruments, Surgical Equipment, Supplies, for Physicians, Hospitals, Clinical Laboratories and Industrial First Aid Departments," Ingram & Bell, 1945-55, p. 257 (model #7106); CD #6.
Research Facts
This treatment chair has brackets and an interchangeable arm or leg support to be able to rest and support the affected arm or leg for treament.
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Tiger-bone Adhesive Plaster of Musk

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Dates
1991
circa 1991
Collection
Alexandra Colby Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
007034001
Description
Sealed package of Asian medicine consisting of a preparation made from tigar bone and musk for pain medication; wrapped in blue plastic package with tiger picture on front and bilingual languages: Chinese and English.
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Accession Number
007034001
Collection
Alexandra Colby Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Chinese Traditional
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
Description
Sealed package of Asian medicine consisting of a preparation made from tigar bone and musk for pain medication; wrapped in blue plastic package with tiger picture on front and bilingual languages: Chinese and English.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the Children's Museum, London Ontario and transferred to the MHC.
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Date Remarks
Printed on package.
Material
plastic: white
ink: blue, red, brown, black
Inscriptions
Hand written on front of package: "213"; Printed on front of package: "1991 // TAIYANG"; Printed at the back of package: "Tiger-bone Adhesive Plast - // er of musk // PRINCIPAL INGREDIENTS: // Muschus, os tigris, Radix Aco- // niti Camphora, Borneolum // Syntheticum,etc."; "Administration and Dosage: // Apply it to the affected part // before cleaning it dry. // The application time for each // time is not more than 24 // hours."; "Storage: closed and store // in a cool dry place."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used for alleviating pain and inflammation; used for the treatment of rheumatalgia, arthralgia, neuralgia, aching pain of loins, sprain and contusion.
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