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military cap badge

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Dates
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1970.8.54
Description
A metal badge pin with maple leaf cluster, CMA symbol in centre with a crown above it and a banner underneath; pin on back attached to black tape.
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Accession Number
1970.8.54
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Personnel
Military Uniform -- insignia
Description
A metal badge pin with maple leaf cluster, CMA symbol in centre with a crown above it and a banner underneath; pin on back attached to black tape.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Harold DeWitt Ball via Dr. Olive Ibberson.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
metal: dark brown
tape: black
Inscriptions
"CANADIAN MEDICAL CORPS" in banner.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-9
Length
4.4 cm
Width
3.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Major corrosion all over metal; backing material stiff and brittle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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military medical officer's mess uniform

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1972.13.1 a-p
Description
Kit consists of a tunic (a), vest (b), pants (c), and peaked cap (d); the tunic is navy blue with a maroon sleeve base, collar, lapel and shoulder straps; it is lined with a black fabric; it has two gold and silver metal badges of the Canadian Medical Corps (i-j), secured with pins (o-p) one on eac…
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Accession Number
1972.13.1 a-p
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Military Medicine
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Uniform -- doctor
MM= Clothing -- uniform
Description
Kit consists of a tunic (a), vest (b), pants (c), and peaked cap (d); the tunic is navy blue with a maroon sleeve base, collar, lapel and shoulder straps; it is lined with a black fabric; it has two gold and silver metal badges of the Canadian Medical Corps (i-j), secured with pins (o-p) one on each side lapel; on each shoulder strap is a gold and maroon crown (e-f) with a gold star and a motto (g-h), all secured by pins (k-n); the vest has a maroon front with two slit pockets, four metal buttons with the Medical Corps emblem; it is lined with a white fabric; has a black back made of lining material; pants are navy blue and straight-legged with maroon stripes up the sides; black leather straps with buckles to go under feet; white facing with black and blue pin stripes at waist; the cap is made of black Angola wool with maroon welting around the top and a maroon band; at the front is a badge in gold and silver of the Medical Corps emblem; gold metal buttons above ears; beaver crown; black patent leather peak with gold-coloured braid.
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
a - tunic - Size: Length 55.1 cm x width 42.0 cm
b - vest - Size: Length 47.1 cm x Width 43.8 cm
c - pants - Size: Length 120.0 cm x Width 19.75 cm
d - peaked cap - Size: Depth 15.0 cm x Diam. 27.3 cm
e-f - crown pins
g-h - star pins
i-j - badges
k-n - cotter pins
o-p - pins
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.G. Cosbie of Toronto, Ont.
Maker
Muir (?) Cap Co. Ltd. (cap only)
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
fabric: navy blue; red; black; white
metal: grey; yellow
leather: black
Inscriptions
On jacket, two gold and silver metal badges of the Canadian Medical Corps have a caduceus, a wreath of maple leaves and a crown, one on each side lapel; shoulder straps also have CMC emblem; also on shoulder strap: a gold and maroon crown and a gold star with the motto. "Tria Junctain Uno"; at front of cap, there is a badge with a gold and silver CMC emblem; gold metal buttons above ears have "Canada Militia"; on back: "Firmin & Sons Ld"
Permanent Location
(a-c) Storage Room 0010
0010 - CLOSET B
(d) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet K
(e-p) Storage Room 0010
0010 C5-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Gazette"--Quarterly of the Canadian Museums Association, Vol. 10, No. 2, Spring 1977, p. 45; CD #UHN; CD #6
Research Facts
Field medical officer's mess kit, worn in the 1920s by Dr. W.G. Cosbie.
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
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Medical officer's cap

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1972.13.1D
Accession Number
1972.13.1D
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Uniform -- doctor
Military Uniform -- insignia
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-2
Copy Type
Original
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commemorative medal

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Dates
1972
circa 1972
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Awards
Military Medicine
Classification
Achievement awards
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1972.21.1
Description
A commemorative medal made of sterling silver; mounted on a light blue background and enclosed in a plastic case; full-face relief of John McCrae on front; on reverse, poppies, with the first five lines of "In Flanders Fields."
Accession Number
1972.21.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Awards
Military Medicine
Classification
Achievement awards
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- Peacetime
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A commemorative medal made of sterling silver; mounted on a light blue background and enclosed in a plastic case; full-face relief of John McCrae on front; on reverse, poppies, with the first five lines of "In Flanders Fields."
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Wellings Mint Limited.
Maker
Wellings Mint Limited
Site Made (City)
Rexdale
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Material
metal: silver
plastic: light blue
Inscriptions
On front: "JOHN McCRAE 1872-1918"; on reverse: "In Flanders Fields // In Flanders fields the poppies blow // Between the crosses, row on row // That mark our place; and in the sky // The larks, still bravely singing, fly // Scarce heard amid the guns below. // John McCrae"
Permanent Location
Box #703A
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
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air force medical officer's cap

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6560
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1973.13.1
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
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Accession Number
1973.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Medicine -- air force
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Uniform -- doctor
Military Uniform -- insignia
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.D. Kelly of Toronto.
Maker
Bates Hatter
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
fabric: blue-grey; black; yellow; green; red
leather: black
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On circular label inside: "BATES Hatter, 21 Jermun [?] Street, St. JAMES LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet K
Dimension Notes
Depth 11.0 cm x Diam. 25.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This cap was worn by Dr. Kelly when he served as chief medical liaison officer with the RAF during World War II.
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Botterell's style extension head tongs

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Neurosurgery
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1973.9.2
Description
Two crossed S-shaped pieces held by a screw where they cross and ending in sharp points that go into the skull; the other ends are held by a set screw for adjustment; resembles a pair of ice tongs.
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Accession Number
1973.9.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Neurosurgery
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Traction
Neurology -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
Two crossed S-shaped pieces held by a screw where they cross and ending in sharp points that go into the skull; the other ends are held by a set screw for adjustment; resembles a pair of ice tongs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. T. P. Morley of Toronto General Hospital.
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"J.F. HARTZ CO. STAINLESS"; "GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 22.25 cm x Width 15.25 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Reference Comments
Photos in file
Research Facts
This is Dr. E. H. Botterell's modification of the McKenzie model; in 1938, Dr. Botterell modified McKenzie's tongs; Joseph Sachetti was the first patient they were used on; (1) the locking device controlling penetration of the points was unchanged; (2) the points were greatly shortened and the shoulders were enlarged; in sum, it then became easier for the patient to lie on his side; penetration of the dura was more difficult; the points continued to be inserted into the skull at right angles to the line of traction; these tongs were taken overseas and used during the war in the Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC; has a shoulder on the pointed post to limit the penetration into the skull; incision in skin required; shoulder was not always effective; not in use in 1976.
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military medical kit

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1974.2.1 a-n
Description
A cloth case (a) with pouches for instruments and vials folds in half for fastening with zippers; has a cloth carrying handle and a cloth belt to go around the waist; contents are: (b) stainless steel tube-shaped container for (d-f); (c) stainless steel screw-on lid for (b); (d) ground glass and me…
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Accession Number
1974.2.1 a-n
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- emergency
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
Naval Medicine
First Aid
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A cloth case (a) with pouches for instruments and vials folds in half for fastening with zippers; has a cloth carrying handle and a cloth belt to go around the waist; contents are: (b) stainless steel tube-shaped container for (d-f); (c) stainless steel screw-on lid for (b); (d) ground glass and metal 2 cc syringe; (e) ground glass plunger for (d); (f) screw-in metal end for (b), holder for two metal syringe needles; (g) stainless steel cylinder, empty except for a cotton puff in the bottom and a typed note that says, "Normally contains 1x10cc Sterile Soln. of Morphine Sulphate - 1/2 gr./cc"; (h) stainless steel lid for (g); (i-j) hemostatic (?) forceps, straight, mortise joint (?) and fully toothed jaws; (k) head lamp, cylindrical in shape, light ball and socket fitting onto a white head band, black and red cord connects to power source (l); (l) Eveready battery for the head lamp with positive and negative poles; (m-n) red glass marking pencils with gold-coloured tips.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - cloth case - Size: Length 43.2 cm x Width 39.4 cm
b - tube container - Size: Length 12.0 cm
c - tube container lid - Size: Depth 2.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - syringe - Size: Length 9.5 cm
e - plunger - Size: Length 6.3 cm
f - metal end for (b) - Size: Length 6.5 cm
g - cylinder - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
h - lid for (g) - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
i - forceps - Size: Length 14.6 cm
j- forceps - Size: Length 14.6 cm
k - head band - Size: Length 69.8 cm
l - battery - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
m - pencil - Size: Length 17.8 cm
n - pencil - Size: Length 17.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John W. Scott of Toronto.
Maker
Gutta Percha & Rubber Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Date printed on label of (a).
Material
fabric: navy blue
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) label on front reads, "GUTTA PERCHA & RUBBER LIMITED, TORONTO CANADA 1943"; (d) on side of glass tube: "B-D YALE-LOK Becton Dickinson & Co [in cursive], 4233Y"; inscribed on metal tip: "B-D LUER-LOK PAT. 1742497"; on the needle is inscribed: "B-D 26, YALE RUSTLESS"; (g) typed note reads, "Normally contains 1 x 10 cc. Sterile Soln. of Morphine Sulphate - 1/2 gr./CC."; (i) and (j) "STAINLESS STEEL" engraved on handle; (l) on front, in blue type: "EVEREADY, TRADE MARK, BATTERY, DRY, LIGHT, EMERGENCY, TYPE D, R.C.A.F. REF. NO. 5J/74, 4.5 VOLTS, R.C.N. REF. No. 52 CM, . . . Discard battery when discharged or after NOV 1944., CANADIAN NATIONAL CARBON CO., LIMITED, MADE IN CANADA"; (m) and (n) "CENCO 14022C GLASS MARKING PENCIL MADE IN U.S.A."; (o) "The Journal of the Canadian Medical Services // May 1946 Vol. 3 No. 4 Naval Medical Research, issued by authority of the Ministry of National Defence . . . [etc.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-10
Condition Remarks
Some of the contents of the kit seem to be missing; #2: the rubber cord on the band in the case is crumbling.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Battle belt for treatment of emergency injuries on board small vessels, developed by the RCN Medical Research Unit during WW II.
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Royal Canadian Navy rubber stamp

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6685
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1974.2.2
Description
Rubber stamp, squarish in shape, with a pommel-shaped handle and a bed of cork on which is glued the rubber. Note: Missing 3 Mar 2020
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Accession Number
1974.2.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Communication
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- other
Description
Rubber stamp, squarish in shape, with a pommel-shaped handle and a bed of cork on which is glued the rubber. Note: Missing 3 Mar 2020
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John W. Scott of Toronto.
Material
rubber: rust
wood: brown; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Stamp has, "R.C.N. // MEDICAL // RESEARCH // UNIT" in reverse.
Permanent Location
Box #105D
Temporary Location
Note: Missing 3 Mar 2020
Copy Type
Original
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The Journal of the Canadian Medical Services [booklet]

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Category
Military Medicine
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Archival, Military
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1974.2.3
Description
Rectangular soft cover booklet with cream, navy, and green stock paper front cover and cream back cover; title and journal information printed on front cover in red ink and Canadian coat of arms on proper left side of front cover; thin rectangular cream paper pages with words printed in black ink o…
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Accession Number
1974.2.3
Author
Canadian Medical Services
Category
Military Medicine
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Archival, Military
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Archival
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- booklets
Military Medicine -- Archival -- publications
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Personnel -- nurse
Description
Rectangular soft cover booklet with cream, navy, and green stock paper front cover and cream back cover; title and journal information printed on front cover in red ink and Canadian coat of arms on proper left side of front cover; thin rectangular cream paper pages with words printed in black ink on both sides held together with cover by two grey metal staples in spine; title pages and table of contents at front and index at back; journal covers a wide variety of contemporary topics in military medicine and includes editorials, personnel profiles, and medical news from other military branches; 100 pages, numbered 311 to 410.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John W. Scott of Toronto.
Maker
Canadian Medical Services
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Date printed on front cover and title page
Material
paper: cream
ink: navy, green, red, black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on front cover in red ink: “THE JOURNAL of the // CANADIAN // MEDICAL // SERVICES // NAVEL MEDICAL RESEARCH // VOLUME 3 // MAY 1946 // ISSUE 4”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
24.8 cm
Width
15.9 cm
Depth
0.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor fading all over cover; minor creasing and abrasion on edges of cover and along spine
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
“Royal Canadian Navy history.” Canada.com, Government of Canada, 2019.
“Service Dress Uniform, Captain Charles Best.” Canada’s Naval History, Canadian War Museum, 2020
Research Facts
This volume is part of a larger journal with contributions from the Royal Canadian Navy, the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Department of National Health and Welfare, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Royal Canadian Navy was established in 1910 and was controversial at the time and initially received little government support; the Canadian Navy grew from these humble beginnings into a major contributor to nation defence and international conflict in the 20th Century.
The Royal Canadian Navy Medical Research unit was a well respected military medical organization and was directed by Charles Best, co-discoverer of insulin, beginning in 1942.
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Military School, O.S. & P. Hart House [photograph]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11072
Dates
1917
1919
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
Accession Number
1974.4.70
Description
Monotone staged promotion original photograph depicting a war veteran with arm prosthesis working in a rehabilitation woodworking shop; holding a long screwdriver with a metal clasp for replacement hand to attach hinge on wooden box held in a vise; text is handwritten in white ink; veteran is weari…
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Accession Number
1974.4.70
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
MeSH Heading
Archival
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- photographs
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- rehabilitation
Military Medicine -- veteran health
Military Personnel
Military Personnel -- patient
Description
Monotone staged promotion original photograph depicting a war veteran with arm prosthesis working in a rehabilitation woodworking shop; holding a long screwdriver with a metal clasp for replacement hand to attach hinge on wooden box held in a vise; text is handwritten in white ink; veteran is wearing a WW I military uniform pants and shirt; left arm in a modified sling.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Hart House
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1917
1919
circa 1917
Date Remarks
Based on dates of rehabilitation program.
Material
paper: cream
ink: grey; black; white
Inscriptions
Hand-printed: "MILITARY SCHOOL, O.S. & P. // HART HOUSE // TORONTO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #1
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Spare Parts” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 25.2 cm x Width 20.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
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