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air supply module and accessory blower unit

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997008012
Description
De Vilbiss air supply module, model 3-100, accessory blower unit, which consists of a rectangular metal and plastic case with an on/off switch and light on the front; the right side of the module has a plastic hose coming off it; the back of the module has a plastic attachment with four tightening …
Accession Number
997008012
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Respiratory Therapy -- instrumentation
Description
De Vilbiss air supply module, model 3-100, accessory blower unit, which consists of a rectangular metal and plastic case with an on/off switch and light on the front; the right side of the module has a plastic hose coming off it; the back of the module has a plastic attachment with four tightening screws which allows the module to be attached to a four-wheeled stand (997.008.033); under the attachment is an out-going electric cord and an inset area for an electric plug to be attached; the base of the module has four round feet and is open to allow air to pass through.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
De Vilbiss (Canada) Limited
Site Made (City)
Barrie
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Machine dates from the 1980s
Material
plastic: black; clear; white; red; beige
metal: silver; yellow
Inscriptions
The front of the machine reads, "CANOX // DE VILBISS // air supply module 3-100 // The DeVILBISS COMPANY SOMERSET, PA."; the right side of the machine has a manufacturer's label which reads, "MODEL 3-100 // ACCESSORY BLOWER UNIT // 115 V 60 C 0.3 A CSA [the "SA" enclosed in the larger "C"] // DEVILBISS (CANADA) LIMITED // BARRIE, ONTARIO"; a small label under this reads, "HOTEL DIEU HOSPITAL // ASSET NO. 03411"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-13-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.8 cm. x Width: 13.6 cm. x Depth: 19.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The module arrived very dirty and dusty; the module shows no excessive wear; the metal shows no corrosion and all plastic parts are complete and uncracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; attached to 997.008.033
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Nature's Remedy Vegetine [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001403
Description
Trade card of light card advertising "Vegetine"; front: upper left corner shows bottle on its side with "Nature's Remedy Vegetine The Great Blood Purifier" printed on it in capitals; illustration of two little boys being chased by a giant bee; back: black printing on white describing composition; t…
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Accession Number
996001403
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Trade card of light card advertising "Vegetine"; front: upper left corner shows bottle on its side with "Nature's Remedy Vegetine The Great Blood Purifier" printed on it in capitals; illustration of two little boys being chased by a giant bee; back: black printing on white describing composition; testimonial; maker's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Maker
H. R. Stevens
Site Made (City)
Boston; Toronto
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts; Ontario
Site Made (Country)
USA / Canada
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Date Remarks
Colour lithograph
Material
light card: silver-grey; brown; white; tan
Inscriptions
Front reads, "NATURE'S REMEDY // VEGETINE // THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER"; back reads: "VEGETINE // THE BARKS, ROOTS AND HERBS // FROM WHICH VEGETINE IS MADE, // IN POWDER FORM // SOLD FOR 50 CTS A PACKAGE. // ONE PACKAGE WILL MAKE // TWO BOTTLES OF VEGETINE // IN LIQUID FORM // VEGETINE // IN POWDER FORM // WILL MEET THE WANTS OF THOUSANDS. // [testimonial follows] // PREPARED BY // H. R. STEVENS, // SOLE PROPRIETOR OF VEGETINE // 464 BROADWAY, BOSTON, MASS. // VEGETINE IS SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Width: 11.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
No rips or tears, flexible; back has four marks from previous gluing, and some writing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"One For a Man, Two For a Horse: A Pictorial History, Grave and Comic, of Patent Medicine" by Gerald Carson, New York: Bramhall House, 1961; "Step Right Up" by Brooks McNamara, p.4 of colour insert (a different picture); "Nineteenth-Century Proprietary Medicine Trade Cards", a slide show prepared by William H. Helfand for the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy
Research Facts
A tonic for "tired blood" -- Vegetine's advertising copywriters promised that it was a radical cure for diseases arising from blood i mpurity -- recommended for skin diseases and almost everything else.
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