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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002107 a-b
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
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Accession Number
995002107 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- bedpan
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bedpan - Size: Length 47.5 cm x Width 30.5 cm x Depth 10.6 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 4.8 cm x Diam. 20.8 cm
Provenance
Owned by Noreen Leishman, KGH graduate 1950; belonged to "Pokey" (?), a relative; apparently also a relative of Marg Polk.
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Owner graduated from KGH in 1950
Material
metal: dark grey; brown
enamel: dark grey; light grey
Inscriptions
(a) bottom of bedpan has the word "AUSTRIA" stamped in the enamel.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-1
Condition Remarks
Enamel chipped at edges and metal shows some inactive corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 269 (similar to item #7H-395-S) (see attached photocopy); CD #3.
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instrument tray

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995005093
Description
Rectangular enamelled metal instrument tray with flared sides and rolled lip.
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Accession Number
995005093
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Rectangular enamelled metal instrument tray with flared sides and rolled lip.
Number Of Parts
1
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
Hygienic
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Date based on catalogue
Material
metal: dark grey
enamel: white; blue
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: "HYGIENIC // [Red Cross symbol] // AUSTRIA // [illeg.] // 30"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-4
Dimension Notes
Length 31.5 cm x Width 19.4 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Spots of inactive corrosion over surface; enamel is chipped; two deep scratches and persistent stains on floor of tray; damage is superficial.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 268 (similar to item #7H-374-B) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034039
Description
Very long, solid metal rod with a ball tip at distal end and rectangular flat, notched grooves on both sides 3 cm from proximal end.
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Accession Number
997034039
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation, Internal -- instrumentation
Description
Very long, solid metal rod with a ball tip at distal end and rectangular flat, notched grooves on both sides 3 cm from proximal end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Synthesis
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved in metal 3.5 cm from proximal end is a manufacturing logo inside a circle, with "351-76" and "Made in AUSTRIA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-10
Dimension Notes
Length 95.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Synthesis Catalogue: Original Instruments and Implants of the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation (AO/ASIF)" (please see photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Used for reaming a long bone before inserting a fixation nail
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034041
Description
A very long, solid rod with a blunt tip at the distal end and rectangular-shaped flat notched grooves 0.5 cm from the proximal end.
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Accession Number
997034041
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Femoral Fractures
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
A very long, solid rod with a blunt tip at the distal end and rectangular-shaped flat notched grooves 0.5 cm from the proximal end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Synthes
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into rod near end is a manufacturer's logo inside a circle and "355.06"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-10
Dimension Notes
Length 95.5 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Synthes Catalogue: "Original Instruments and Implants of the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation--AO/ASIF," p. 8/92, item 355.06 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
This was a guide rod for use with universal femoral nails.
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membership certificate

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Dates
1965
Collection
Dr. James Hugh McGuire Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
003046002
Description
Framed membership certificate from the Alberta College of Physician and Surgeons; awarded to James Hugh McGuire; sketch of two men, one standing with arm extended and one reclining in chair appears at top; gold college seal appears bottom left corner; framed in painted wooden frame with glare-proof…
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Accession Number
003046002
Collection
Dr. James Hugh McGuire Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Framed membership certificate from the Alberta College of Physician and Surgeons; awarded to James Hugh McGuire; sketch of two men, one standing with arm extended and one reclining in chair appears at top; gold college seal appears bottom left corner; framed in painted wooden frame with glare-proof glass and paper backing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. James Hugh McGuire
Maker
College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Province of Alberta
Site Made (State)
Alberta
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
Date Remarks
Date printed on certificate
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
wood: brown
glass: clear
paint: black
foil: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed at top: "College of Physicians and Surgeons // OF THE // PROVINCE OF ALBERTA // DOMINION OF CANADA. // Be it known to all Men // that // James Hugh McGuire"; middle: "and is thereby entitled to // practice Physic, Surgery, and Midwifery, // in the Province of Alberta"; bottom: "this Fifth day of July in // the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Nine // Hundred and Sixty Five"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-1
Dimension Notes
Length 53.8 cm x Width 37.3 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1972
circa 1972
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001892
Description
First day cover commemorating Osteopathic Medicine; folder with stamp on outside opens to show photo of Dr. Still (verso) and photo of Dr. Still's handwriting on "prostatitis" (vecto).
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Accession Number
996001892
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Numismatics -- ephemera
Osteopathic Medicine
Physicians -- portraits
Description
First day cover commemorating Osteopathic Medicine; folder with stamp on outside opens to show photo of Dr. Still (verso) and photo of Dr. Still's handwriting on "prostatitis" (vecto).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Geigy Pharmaceuticals
Site Made (City)
Ardsley
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Date Remarks
First day of issue Oct. 9 1972
Material
medium card: ivory; black; yellow; brown; maroon; orange; grey; white
Inscriptions
Front reads: "Geigy Pharmaceuticals // October // 9th // 1972 // Ardsley, New York 10502 // First Day of Issue"; on back is a transcription of Dr. Still's notes on the inside which describe his philosophy of osteopathy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 25.2 cm. x Width: 20.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bends in all corners except top left; back shows discoloured spots from cellophane tape
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Webster's Dictionary
Research Facts
Osteopathy: "a form of medical treatment purporting to cure ... diseases primarily by manipulation of the joints of the body ... based on the assumption that disease is primarily due to skeletal deformation and its effects on nerves, blood vessels etc."; Andrew Taylor Still (1828-1917) was a U.S. physician who founded the first American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo. in 1892
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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997001338 a-n
Description
Monocular microscope, which has a metal horseshoe base; the back of the base is curved and joins with a hollow, cylindrical body tube; above the base is a flat square stage; the stage has a slide clip on its right upper side (the left slide clip is missing) and a small hole through the centre; belo…
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Accession Number
997001338 a-n
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Microscopy -- microscope -- European -- compound
Description
Monocular microscope, which has a metal horseshoe base; the back of the base is curved and joins with a hollow, cylindrical body tube; above the base is a flat square stage; the stage has a slide clip on its right upper side (the left slide clip is missing) and a small hole through the centre; below this hole is a round lens and below that, a round mirror; the bottom of the body tube has a round revolving objective holder with three objectives (b-d): (b) - 3, (c) - 1/12 and (d) - 7a; the objectives are all made of cylindrical metal with tapered tips that have glass lenses set into their centres, and threaded ends that allow them to be attached to the microscope; the top of the body tube is round and open; an eyepiece (e) fits into this hole; the eyepiece is made of cylindrical metal with a covered top that has a small glass lens in the centre and a bottom with a glass lens set into it; behind the body tube are two sets of round focusing adjustment knobs; the mi croscope is stored in a case (f) that is rectangular in shape and made of wood; the box is closed with a front door attached at the right side with a hinge and a lock and key (g) at the central left side; the top of the box has an attached rounded handle; the key is a metal skeleton key with a flat, open, rounded holding piece that is attached to a long, hollow cylindrical piece; the end of the cylindrical section has an attached flat rectangular piece with squared notches cut out of it; the inside of the case door has small, thin metal attachments that hold a heavy paper manufacturer's information card (h); this lists information about the microscope and its attachments; the inside of the case has wooden insets that hold the microscope and attachments; the lower back of the case has pieces that hold the base of the microscope securely in place; the left side of the case has two long wooden pieces that hold objective cases; at the upper left side of the case there is a removable objective case holder (i); this holder is rectangular in shape and made of wood; it is closed on the front, back, top and bottom sides and has open left and right sides; the top has five round holes cut into it to allow the holder to hold objective cases; this holder holds three objective cases with screw on/off lids (j-o); the objective case bottoms, (l,n) are all made of hollow, cylindrical metal with a flat, closed bottom and a round, open top that has threading on its upper outer edges; the case tops, (k.m,o) are all short, cylindrical hollow pieces with flat, closed, round tops and open, round bottoms with threading on the inner edges; the tops fit over and onto the bottoms in pairs (j,k) (l,m) and (n,o).
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Height 30.2 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 19.2 cm
b - objective - 3 - Size: Depth 3.4 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
c - objective - 1/12 - Size: Depth 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - objective - 7a - Size: Depth 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
e - eyepiece - Size: Depth 3.8 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
f - microscope case - Size: Height 35.8 cm x Width 17.8 cm x Depth 22.1 cm
g - key - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h - information card - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 8.1 cm
i - objective case holder - Size: Length 17.6 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
j - objective case bottom - 3 - Size: Depth 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
k - objective case top - 3 - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
l - objective case bottom - 1/12 - Size: Depth 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
m - objective case top - 1/12 - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
n - objective case bottom - 7a - Size: Depth 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
o - objective case top - 7a - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. H. Miller, Meds. 1935; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Material
metal: silver; black; yellow
glass: clear
wood: brown
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the body tube has, "REICHERT // AUSTRIA" stamped into the metal; (b) the outside of the objective has, 'REICHERT // AUSTRIA" and "3 // 10X" stamped into the metal; (c) the outside of the objective has, "101 x 1"/12 IMMERSION 186 // No 35706 // REICHERT // AUSTRIA" stamped into the metal; (d) the outside of the objective has, "7a // 60x // REICHERT // AUSTRIA" stamped into the metal; (e) the top of the eyepiece has, "REICHERT // AUSTRIA // x 6 // IV" stamped into the metal; (f) the outside top of the microscope case has, "Miller // 82991" written on with orange lettering; the top of the door has, "82991 // 3869" written on it; the inside of the door has, "H. Miller // H. Miller // Meds 35" written on it; (h) the card has printed and written information on it that reads as follows: "Bei ganz eingeschobenen oder ausgezongenem Tubus verringern, bezw. // erhöhen // sich die unten angegebenen VergröBerungszahlen. // Mikroskop Nr. 82991 // VergröBerungen bei 160mm Tubuslänge und // 250mm deutliche Schweite // Objektive // Okulare // II. // IV. // 3 // 50 // 90 // 7a // 300 // 540 // 1/12" 186 // 505 // 910 // OPTISCHE WERKE // wien, VIII/2 am . . . . . . . . . 1927 C REICHERT // H. Miller" on the front; the back of the card has "H. Miller" written on it; (j) the outside of the base of the objective case has, "357.06" written on it; (k) the outside top of the objective case top has, "REICHERT // AUSTRIA // 3" stamped into the metal; (m) the outside top of the objective case has, "C. REICHERT // 1/12 // Homog. I mm. // AUSTRIA" stamped into the metal; (o) the outside top of the objective case top has, "REICHERT // AUSTRIA // 7a" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-1
Condition Remarks
All pieces show some wear; the microscope is complete except for a missing left slide clip; no metal pieces show corrosion; the case also shows wear, but is complete and stable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #44; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments CENCO JC-141," by Central Scientific Company of Canada Limited, 1942, pp. 724, 742 and 743 (see attached photocopies); CD #5
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Wisdom #38 [dental collage]

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Dates
2001
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
010020313
Description
Artistic collage inspired by dentistry; black plastic frame with clear glass surface; collage is set into white paper matte; collage includes brown paper ruler and Bingo card printed with black ink; silver metal dog game piece from Monopoly; compass; red wooden game piece; white tooth in middle; pa…
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Accession Number
010020313
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Art
Dentistry -- pictorial works
Description
Artistic collage inspired by dentistry; black plastic frame with clear glass surface; collage is set into white paper matte; collage includes brown paper ruler and Bingo card printed with black ink; silver metal dog game piece from Monopoly; compass; red wooden game piece; white tooth in middle; pair of dice; round wooden Bingo piece for N-38 with red paint; red and black round game pieces; silver metal key with white paper label printed with date with red ink attached via white string
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Paige Smith
Site Made (City)
Calgary
Site Made (State)
Alberta
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2001
Date Remarks
Based on donors remarks
Material
glass: clear
paper: white, brown
ink: black
metal: silver
paint: red
tooth: white
plastic: white, black
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label on back of frame: "Wisdom #38, mixed media, Marcie Hleck, 2001. // shadowbox // studio"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 23.9 cm x Width 23.9 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Key has come undone from glue, is loose inside collage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. W. Kozakewich; CD #2
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. W. Kozakewich from Calgary, Alberta; this collage was created by a patient of his, Paige Smith, in appreciation of his removing her wisdom tooth; the collage is made up of found objects she collects from garage sales and flea markets, which she then arranges in composition to express an emotion; the 'N 38' Bingo chip represents her wisdom tooth, number 38, and the date on the key, March 2000, represents the date it was extracted
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Wisdom #48 [dental collage]

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Dates
1998
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
010020314
Description
Artistic collage inspired by dentistry; black plastic frame with clear glass surface; collage is set into white paper matte; collage includes white accounting sheet from the Canadian Bank of Commerce printed with blue ink and handwritten with black ink; brown wooden die; silver metal key; red woode…
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Accession Number
010020314
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Art
Dentistry -- pictorial works
Description
Artistic collage inspired by dentistry; black plastic frame with clear glass surface; collage is set into white paper matte; collage includes white accounting sheet from the Canadian Bank of Commerce printed with blue ink and handwritten with black ink; brown wooden die; silver metal key; red wooden game piece; white receipt printed with black ink from Divide, Saskatachewan; brown tag with brown fabric string with concentric circle design printed with brown ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Paige Smith
Site Made (City)
Calgary
Site Made (State)
Alberta
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1998
Date Remarks
Based on donors remarks
Material
glass: clear
paper: white, brown
ink: black, blue, brown
metal: silver
paint: red
tooth: white
plastic: white, black
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on back of frame: "IKEA // 06 // PS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 23.9 cm x Width 23.9 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Key has come undone from glue, is loose inside collage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. W. Kozakewich; CD #2
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. W. Kozakewich from Calgary, Alberta; this collage was created by a patient of his, Paige Smith, in appreciation of his removing her wisdom tooth; the collage is made up of found objects she collects from garage sales and flea markets, which she then arranges in composition to express an emotion; the old receipt numbered 48 represents wisdom tooth number 48, and the stamped date, 01 June 1998, represents the date it was extracted
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Dates
1875
1885
circa 1875-1885
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
010020535 a-al
Description
Monocular drum microscope (a) sits on a brass horseshoe shaped base with the maker's name and address engraved on the top; attached to the base is a circular arm to which the parts of the microscope are attached; just above the base there is a swivel mirror which is flat on one side and concave on …
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Accession Number
010020535 a-al
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
Description
Monocular drum microscope (a) sits on a brass horseshoe shaped base with the maker's name and address engraved on the top; attached to the base is a circular arm to which the parts of the microscope are attached; just above the base there is a swivel mirror which is flat on one side and concave on the other; mirror is attached to a semi-circular piece of black metal via two metal screws on the end of each arm; mirror attachment is screwed to an arm also made of black metal which can be manually adjusted up and down; above the mirror there is a square stage with a circular hole in the centre; screwed to the underside of the stage is a condenser and a circular iris diaphragm which rotates made of black metal; iris diaphragm has engraved striations around the edge with five different sized holes drilled through it; there are two identical rectangular, silver metal slide clips on top of the stage which have a slight bend in them and are each held in place by a brass pin at the top; tubular aperture is adjustable by sliding through a circular support tube which is attached to the arm by three black metal bars via screws; aperture consists of a long tube with a screw end on the bottom for attaching the lenses; aperture has a decorative lip near the top which then narrows towards the top; microscope comes with two eye pieces (b-c) which slide into the top of the aperture; eyepieces are identical except that (b) is slightly longer than (c) eyepieces have a cyllindrical silver metal body with a circular black metal top; top has engraved striations around the edge and a single number painted on it in gold paint; eyepieces slide inside the aperture and have a rim which sticks out slightly; there is a small hole in the centre of the top with a glass lens set inside and each eyepiece has a convex glass lens set into the bottom of each body; there are two metal brass coloured objective lenses (d) is circular in shape with four tiers and narrows towards the flat top; at the base of each tier is a thin edge with engraved vertical striations; the third tier is missing its edge; the inside is threaded so it can screw into the bottom of the aperture of (a) and there is a convex glass lens inside; on the tip, there is a small circular lens made of glass; second objective lens (e) also has threading inside the bottom and has five tiers with the same striated edging; on the top of the lens there is a silver metal tip with a small circular glass lens in the centre; there is no lens in the base; both objective lenses rest in a small rectangular brown leather covered case (f) which opens via a single hinge at the back and is held closed by a gold and copper coloured clasp with decorative filigree; inside there is a brown wooden support with three identical holes drilled into it; bottom of the box is lined with green velvet and the top is lined with a white fabric; there is a green fabric covered rectangular guard which runs around the wooden support; there is a smaller piece of green fabric which covers the hinge; there are 9 identical, rectangular clear glass sildes (g-o) and 17 identical, square clear glass cover slips (p-af); cover slips came in a small square paper box (ag-ah); box top (ag) is brown and has a white sticker with a black border around it and is printed on in black ink; box bottom (ah) has a brown base and border made of yellow paper; packet of white rice paper sheets (ai) has a light orange cover and is printed on in gold ink; all items are stored in a rectangular, brown wooden box (aj); box opens via three silver, metal, rectangular hinges which screw into the top and bottom sections; there is a silver, metal, cylindrical latch screwed into the edge of the top section of the box which fits inside a circular silver, metal receptacle screwed to the top edge of the bottom section; inside the box there are different compartments for the various microscope pieces and sections lined with black velvet; stamped into the top edge of the bottom section of the box is a serial number; there is a rectangular wooden door (ak) which fits over a section on the bottom proper right corner; door has a small dark brown wooden rounded handle (al) which has detached.
Number Of Parts
38
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 24.4 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
b - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Diam 2.8 cm
c - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam 2.8 cm
d - objective lens - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam 1.8 cm
e - objective lens - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Diam 1.8 cm
f - lens case - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
g - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
h - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
i - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
j - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
k - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
l - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
m - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
n - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
o - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
p - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
q - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
r - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
s - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
t - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
u - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
v - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
w - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
x - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
y - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
z - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
aa - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ab - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ac - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ad - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ae - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
af - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ag - box top - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
ah - box bottom - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
ai - rice paper - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
aj - microscope box - Size: Length 24.1 cm x Width 13.6 cm x Depth 10.8 cm
ak - compartment door - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
al - Size: Length cm x Width cm x Depth cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa); this item was used by by Dr. F.A. Stevenson at Harvard University and at his practice in Montreal; it was then given to Dr. Erwin Burbank
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Bennogasse
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1875
1885
circa 1875-1885
Date Remarks
Date based on maker's information and donor's remarks
Material
metal: yellow, silver, black
glass: clear
wood: brown
paper: white, orange, brown, yellow
ink: yellow, black
fabric: green, white
Inscriptions
Engraved on base of (a): "C. Reichert Wien VIII. Bennogasse 26"; painted on the top of (b): "2"; painted on the top of (c): "4"; engraved onto bottom tier of (d): "3"; engraved on the bottom tier of (e): "7a"; printed on (ag): "59 Stü[c]k // 22 m / m // 7/8" the first line is crossed out in black marker; printed on the front flap of (ai): "SUPREME"; printed on the back of (ai): "FINESSE & SOLIDITE // PAPIER de RIZ // DOUCEUR"; stamped into edge of (aj): "No 4208"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-2
Condition Remarks
(a) shows slight signs of use; scratches present on the base; mirror has small streaks and scratches on both sides; very small amount of corrosion on the top of each slide clip; seven slides and one cover slip were broken; box top has two sides that have detached
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Dental Association" website; "Mikroskop Museum" website; "Powerhouse Museum" website; CD #5
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Mrs. Joan Burbank of Victoria British Columbia; Dr. A.F. Stevenson graduated from Harvard in 1888 and then joined Dr. George Beers' dental practice in Montreal; Dr. Stevenson was the first president of the Canadian Dental Association; Mrs. Burbank's husband Dr. Erwin Burbank took over Dr. Stevenson's practice in 1928; Carl Reichert (1851-1922) began manufacturing microscopes in Vienna in 1874; each microscope made by Reichert has a unique serial number with this one being numbered 4208
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