Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Educational poster concerning the digestive system; white paper with white linen backing between two brown wooden cylindrical supports at top and bottom; supports are split into two pieces; poster is inserted into each support, along with a purple and white piece of fabric at top centre used for ty…
Educational poster concerning the digestive system; white paper with white linen backing between two brown wooden cylindrical supports at top and bottom; supports are split into two pieces; poster is inserted into each support, along with a purple and white piece of fabric at top centre used for tying rolled poster; yellow metal hook attached to fabric tie to hang poster on wall; poster features illustrations printed with beige, blue, red, purple and yellow ink; to the left and right are illustrations of cross-sections of digestive organs, such as the liver, stomach, jejunum and pancreas, illustrations of the circulation and the course of the digestive tract; large illustration of the complete digestive system in middle; black sticker affixed to top left of support with title of poster.
Printed at top of poster: "AMERICAN FROHSE ANATOMICAL CHARTS Plate No. 8// THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM // ORIGINAL DRAWINGS BY MAX BRODEL // COMPLETED BY BETTY JANE BROWNING // EDITED BY ELIZABETH BRODEL"; printed at bottom of poster: "A. HOEN & CO., BALTIMORE, U.S.A. A. J. Nystrom & Co. Publishers, Chicago PLATE NO. 8 // Copyright 1947, by A. J. Nystrom & Co. // All rights reserved in all countries"; stamped on bottom of poster: "CLAY-ADAMS CO. // NEW YORK // SKELETONS - MODELS // SPECIMENS - CHARTS // 7558"; printed on sticker on top: "AMER-FROHSE // NO. 8 // THE DIGESTIVE // SYSTEM"; written in pencil on back: "Digestive System // DIGESTIVE SYSTEM"
Storage Room 2005
Length 1.61 m x Width 1.19 m x Depth 2.0 cm
Linen fraying at sides; paper detached from bottom left; bottom of poster is darkened, some water damage; purple tie is faded to white in places; brown marks on back; poster is stiff and creased from being rolled, does not lie flat on its own
"Herff Jones" Web site
A. J. Nystrom & Co. was founded in 1903 as an agent for a school map publisher in Edinburgh; in 1912 the company acquired the Goder Heiman Company, and with it the Frohse anatomical charts; as of 2010, the company exists as part of Herff Jones, Inc. and still specialises in maps and globes for classroom use