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The Digestive System [educational poster]

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
000003398
Description
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…
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Accession Number
000003398
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Digestive System -- charts
Teaching Materials -- charts
Description
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.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
A. J. Nystrom & Co. Publishers
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, black
ink: beige, blue, yellow, red, black, purple
wood: brown
fabric: white, purple
metal: silver, yellow
Inscriptions
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"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-8
Dimension Notes
Length 1.61 m x Width 1.19 m x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
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
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Herff Jones" Web site
Research Facts
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
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