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anatomical chart

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Dates
1962
circa 1962
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
000003358
Description
Anatomical chart, which consists of a heavy waxed board framed with metal strips, attached with the top metal edge to a rectangular metal stand; the stand consists of rounded hollow metal bars attached at each end by two bolts to a bent metal foot capped with rubber; there is a gold sticker affixed…
Accession Number
000003358
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Anatomy, Artistic -- audiovisual aids
Musculoskeletal System -- drawings
Cardiovascular System -- drawings
Nervous System -- drawings
Gastrointestinal System -- drawings
Teaching Materials
Description
Anatomical chart, which consists of a heavy waxed board framed with metal strips, attached with the top metal edge to a rectangular metal stand; the stand consists of rounded hollow metal bars attached at each end by two bolts to a bent metal foot capped with rubber; there is a gold sticker affixed to the top proper left corner of the frame; the back side of the chart depicts the human skeletal and nervous system, while the opposite front side depicts human musculature, digestive system, glands, nervous system, circulatory, and respiratory systems; detail is supplied by the laminated cardboard, and enhanced by a series of four plastic overlays attached to the centre of the top metal edge (see Marks for more detail); a thin black metal strip edges the bottom of each overlay.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
The George F. Cram Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1962
circa 1962
Date Remarks
Copyright date on object
Material
metal: silver; black
laminated cardboard: yellow
plastic: clear
paper: yellow
ink: pink; red; blue; yellow; white; cream
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Black printing on the front side of the chart reads, "CRAM SEE-THRU // HUMAN ANATOMY CHARTS // ARTIST: Ernest W. Beck // CONSULTANT: James H. Otto // PUBLISHER and MANUFACTURER: // THE GEORGE F. CRAM COMPANY, INC. – Indianapolis, Ind. // General Description: // OVERLAY NO. 1: Head, neck, chest and abdominal muscles; clavicles; ribs; sternum. // OVERLAY NO. 2: Brain; salivary and thyroid glands; eye; tongue; teeth; heart and major vessels; lungs; stomach; liver; intestines. // OVERLAY NO. 3: Sinuses; nasal septum; tongue; trachea; heart chambers and vessels; lungs; pancreas; spleen; large intestine. // OVERLAY NO. 4: Esophagus; pleura; aorta; interior vena cava; intercostal vessels and nerves; autonomic nerve trunk; kidneys; adrenal glands. // FULL FIGURE: Brain; pharynx; vertebral column; rib cage; muscles of arms and legs; pelvic organs and muscles. // REVERSE SIDE: Skeleton; nervous system. [there follows a detailed list of body parts, starting with Overlay No. 1, numbered from 1 to 222, printed in black over the figure of the skeleton] // SKELETON AND NERVOUS SYSTEM // Thin Man // Copyright 1962 by // The George F. Cram Company // Indianapolis, Indiana // Printed in U.S.A. // by MILPRINT, INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-2
Dimension Notes
Length 163.0 cm x Width 63.5 cm x Depth 40.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal frame showed no signs of active corrosion; the frame was worn and marked on approximately 1/3 of its surface, concentrated in the top proper right half; on the top edge of the board on both sides where it met the top metal edge there was a strip of yellowed adhesive deposit; the paper board was moderately yellowed; the plastic overlays appeared stable; in the lower half of the board's front surface there was a fine film of dirt; on the reverse side of the board there was a brown deposit 0.5 cm x 0.6 cm in the bottom half near the proper left edge; there was damage to the surface of the board underneath each of the skeleton's feet in the form of scrapes 2.0 cm x 0.3 cm; 3.1 cm x 0.5 cm; 1.0 cm x 0.5 cm; 0.9 cm x 0.4 cm; and 3.0 cm x 0.5 cm; the board and frame were moderately dusty; the proper left metal edge along the board was loose at the bottom; the rear proper left rubber foot cap was missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Less detail