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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037240
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a slightly concave bottom; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper slightly through a rounded shoulder to a short, wide neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a green and white label is a…
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Accession Number
997037240
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a slightly concave bottom; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper slightly through a rounded shoulder to a short, wide neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a green and white label is affixed to the front of the bottle and is printed in black; the bottle is sealed with a short, tapered cylindrical cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Merck and Company, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
glass: brown
paper: green; white; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "50 // 2"; printed on front label: "Merck's [illeg.] Chemicals // 25 Gram Reagent .7213 // BENZINE MERCK // SUITABLE FOR DETECTING BLOOD // Merck & Co. Inc. Manufacturing Chemists New York // Mol. wt. 184.11"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is extremely clean, with some accumulation inside; front label is damaged and has pieces missing; cork is somewhat discoloured but is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
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glass bottle with glass stopper

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Dates
1900
1955
circa 1900-1955
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037509
Description
Stoppered hollow cylindrical bottle, one-third filled with liquid; closed concave bottom; tapers convexly to narrow neck with small collar; stopper is cylindrical, flared at flat top and is stuck on; paper label is affixed to side of bottle.
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Accession Number
997037509
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container
Description
Stoppered hollow cylindrical bottle, one-third filled with liquid; closed concave bottom; tapers convexly to narrow neck with small collar; stopper is cylindrical, flared at flat top and is stuck on; paper label is affixed to side of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Lambert Pharmacal Co.
Dates
1900
1955
circa 1900-1955
Date Remarks
Based on casting mark; Lambert merged with Warner in 1955
Material
glass: clear
paper: light brown; red
liquid: bright blue
Inscriptions
Label is printed with: "Io Copsici"; embossing on bottle reads, "[illeg.] ISTERINE // LAMBERT // PHARMACAL COMPANY"; embossing on bottle, near base: "5"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Stopper is stuck on; glass is stained around stopper mouth; some grime stuck to bottle; label worn but not peeling.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Bottles: Identification and Price Guide," by Michael Polak, 1994, p. 19; "Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments," CENCO, JC-141, Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p. 62 (similar to item #10430) (please see photocopy); CD #7
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graduated cylinder

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1976.9.4 a-b
Description
A glass graduated measuring cylinder (a) with a small spout accompanied by a wooden plunger (b) with a turned top.
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Accession Number
1976.9.4 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- cylinder
Description
A glass graduated measuring cylinder (a) with a small spout accompanied by a wooden plunger (b) with a turned top.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cylinder - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
wood: light brown
Inscriptions
Printed on top of plunger: "AMSCO"; graduation marks on cylinder go from 5 to 50; near lip of cylinder: "20°C // CC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1900
1960
circa 1900-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
993004159
Description
Clear glass cylinder without measurements etched on side; possibly used to sterilize and store thermometers
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Accession Number
993004159
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- cylinder
Description
Clear glass cylinder without measurements etched on side; possibly used to sterilize and store
thermometers
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1900
1960
circa 1900-1960
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.5 cm. x Width: 4.5 cm. x Diam. : 2.3 cm.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments," 6th ed., 189-, pp. 631 & 633
Research Facts
May be a hydrometer to a urinometer, either 993.004.160 or .161
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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sterilizing box for pipettes

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Dates
1900
1977
circa 1900-1977
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1970.11.8 a-b
Description
A cylindrical copper canister with a base and a top portion; base contains cotton and has a raised lip near the open end.
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Accession Number
1970.11.8 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Chemistry, Analytical
Description
A cylindrical copper canister with a base and a top portion; base contains cotton and has a raised lip near the open end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 32.0 cm x Diam. 6.6 cm
b - top - Size: Length 13.7 cm x Diam. 6.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, via Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Central Scientific Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1977
circa 1900-1977
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: brown
fabric:
Inscriptions
On (b): "CENTRAL SCIENTIFIC CO // CHICAGO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-4
Condition Remarks
Tarnished; lid slightly dented on top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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sterilizing box for pipettes

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Dates
1900
1977
circa 1900-1977
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1970.11.9 a-b
Description
A cylindrical copper canister with a base and a top portion; base contains cotton and has a raised lip near the open end.
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Accession Number
1970.11.9 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Chemistry, Analytical
Description
A cylindrical copper canister with a base and a top portion; base contains cotton and has a raised lip near the open end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 32.0 cm x Diam. 6.6 cm
b - top - Size: Length 13.7 cm x Diam. 6.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, via Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Central Scientific Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1977
circa 1900-1977
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: brown
fabric
Inscriptions
On top: "CENTRAL SCIENTIFIC CO. // CHICAGO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-4
Condition Remarks
Tarnished; top slightly dented on lip.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Drechsel's low form gas washing bottle

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Dates
1900
1970
circa 1900-1970
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010037
Description
Glass bottle; bulbous form protruding from neck; with two tubes stemming from, one tube runs down to bottom of bottle; other tube just extends from bulbous form
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Accession Number
994010037
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container
Description
Glass bottle; bulbous form protruding from neck; with two tubes stemming from, one tube
runs down to bottom of bottle; other tube just extends from bulbous form
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used for separating or drying gases
Dates
1900
1970
circa 1900-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "early-mid 1900's"
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-6 Box A
Dimension Notes
Length: 22.7 cm. x Width: 12.5 cm. x Depth: 4.5 cm. x Diam. : 7.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 67, item 10615; CD #6
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hand-operated emulsifier or homogenizer

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010038
Description
Instrument of hammered aluminum; flared asymmetrical base; cup-shaped dish; with arm extending out from; mashing contraption joins arm and cup; screw plug to bottom of cup for emptying contents
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Accession Number
994010038
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Emulsions
Chemistry, Organic
Description
Instrument of hammered aluminum; flared asymmetrical base; cup-shaped dish; with arm
extending out from; mashing contraption joins arm and cup; screw plug to bottom of
cup for emptying contents
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Light crusher/emulsifier; put in sample, forms a stable/consistent emulsion through mixing
Maker
Fischer Scientific Co.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D1-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.0 cm. x Width: 29.8 cm. x Depth: 11.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; grimy to underside
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 772, item 70180; CD #6
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hand-operated emulsifier or homogenizer

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010039
Description
Instrument made of hammered aluminum; flared asymmetrical base; cup-shaped dish; with arm extending outward; emulsifying contraption joins arm and cup; screw plug to bottom of cup for emptying contents
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Accession Number
994010039
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Emulsions
Chemistry, Organic
Description
Instrument made of hammered aluminum; flared asymmetrical base; cup-shaped dish; with
arm extending outward; emulsifying contraption joins arm and cup; screw plug to bottom
of cup for emptying contents
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Light crusher/emulsifier; put in sample, forms a stable/consistent emulsion through mixing
Maker
Fischer Scientific Co.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"FISHER SCIENTIFIC CO. // PITTSBURGH, PA. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D1-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.0 cm. x Width: 29.8 cm. x Depth: 11.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition fair; centre spring missing; handle portion of arm broken off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 772, item 70180; CD #6
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Dates
1900
1970
circa 1900-1970
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010041
Description
Glass flask / bottle; bulbous bottom; long narrow neck; ground glass fitting to top, with two tubes running into top; one runs down to bottom of flask, the other just extends from fitting; maker's stamp to neck in green; frosted circle 2.0 cm in diameter to bulbous portion.
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Accession Number
994010041
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
Description
Glass flask / bottle; bulbous bottom; long narrow neck; ground glass fitting to top, with two tubes running into top; one runs down to bottom of flask, the other just extends from fitting; maker's stamp to neck in green; frosted circle 2.0 cm in diameter to bulbous portion.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Pyrex
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1970
circa 1900-1970
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate; original record had "early-mid 1900s"
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Stamps to neck: "$ 2000 ML 29 TM REG [each line semi-circular, convex "40 PYREX" above the word "PYREX" and concave "US PAT OFF" below it] MADE IN USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-7
Dimension Notes
Length: 37.5 cm. x Diam. : 15.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; exposed end of glass tube that extends directly from fitting
is chipped off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 71, item 10720; CD #6
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