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Inhalozone inhaler tube

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
996001085
Description
Clear glass vial with two corked ends and wad of cotton (?) inside vial; paper label around one end of vial; Note: Item is missing.
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Accession Number
996001085
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
Description
Clear glass vial with two corked ends and wad of cotton (?) inside vial; paper label around one end of vial; Note: Item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Material
paper: cream
glass: clear
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Inhalozone // Inhaler // remove the cork // and drop in six drops // of the liquid Inhal- //
ozone four times // each day before // using
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.3 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured; corks at each end in fairly worn condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Glaseptic Nebulizer

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
000001243
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in translucent waxed paper
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Accession Number
000001243
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- nebulizer
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in translucent waxed paper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: red; white; blue
Inscriptions
Front: "325 [handwritten] // The // Glaseptic Nebulizer // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "The Glaseptic Nebulizer // All glass, ready for instant use, easily kept clean, and efficient with either oily or watery liquids. // Effective in producing a spray with only small quantities of liquid. No metal to corrode or affect the medicinal properties of solutions."; right side: "PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // LABORATORIES // DETROIT, U.S.A. . WALKERVILLE, CANADA . LONDON, ENGLAND . [lists 6 other cities and branches in 20 cities]"; top: "THE GLASEPTIC // NEBULIZER // PARKE, DAVIS // & CO., LTD."; bottom: identical to top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-12
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 5.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Three-cm tear in waxed paper on front-top edge; somewhat dirty
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
000001371
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in translucent paper that is sealed at the ends; the illustration on the box lid depicts the nebulizer and its parts.
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Accession Number
000001371
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- nebulizer
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in translucent paper that is sealed at the ends; the illustration on the box lid depicts the nebulizer and its parts.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: white; red
paper: translucent yellow-brown
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer // Ready for instant use, easily kept clean, and efficient with // either oily or watery liquids. Effective in producing a // spray with only small quantities of liquid. No metal to // corrode or affect the medicinal properties of solutions."; bottom: "475 [handwritten]"; left side: "LABORATORIES, BRANCHES and DISTRIBUTORS // ARE LOCATED IN PRINCIPAL CITIES // THROUGHOUT THE WORLD"; back: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer"; front: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer // Stock 21-46-1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-12
Dimension Notes
Length 18.8 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper is torn in many places; water marked; two dark stains on right side; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
000001372 a-k
Description
The nebulizer consists of a glass reservoir in a rubber stand (e), a throat piece (a bent plastic tube with a cork ring where it attaches to the reservoir) (f); a bulb connected to a rubber hose by means of a valve (g) (valve allows air to flow through the hose, which can be attached to a spigot on…
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Accession Number
000001372 a-k
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- nebulizer
Description
The nebulizer consists of a glass reservoir in a rubber stand (e), a throat piece (a bent plastic tube with a cork ring where it attaches to the reservoir) (f); a bulb connected to a rubber hose by means of a valve (g) (valve allows air to flow through the hose, which can be attached to a spigot on the side of the reservoir; valve is pulled closed when bulb is released so that air is not drawn back through the hose but through an intake hole on the side of the valve); there are two stoppers (h, i) made of wooden disks with a piece of cork attached, which fit into the opening of the reservoir and the throat piece; the nebulizer is in a cardboard box (a, b) with two pieces of cardboard (c,d) dividing it into two compartments; there is a paper information leaflet (j) and an information card (k) in the box as well; illustration on box depicts the nebulizer and its parts.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - box top - Size: Length 18.9 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 18.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
c - cardboard divider - Size: Length 29.5 cm x Width 5.4 cm
d - cardboard divider- Size: Length 25.9 cm x Width 3.8 cm
e - reservoir - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
f - throat piece - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
g - bulb & hose - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
h - stopper - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
i - stopper - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
j - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 10.1 cm
k - card - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: white; red; yellow; beige
paper: cream; red; black
glass: clear
plastic: clear; grey; yellow
rubber: black; yellow
wood: black
cork: beige
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer // Ready for instant use, easily kept clean, and efficient with // either oily or watery liquids. Effective in producing a // spray with only small quantities of liquid. No metal to // corrode or affect the medicinal properties of solutions."; bottom: "475 [handwritten]"; left side: "LABORATORIES, BRANCHES and DISTRIBUTORS // ARE LOCATED IN PRINCIPAL CITIES // THROUGHOUT THE WORLD"; back: "PARKE-DAVIS //Nebulizer"; front: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer // Stock 21-46-1"; (j) "PARKE-DAVIS // NEBULIZER // EFFICIENT – CONVENIENT // [text follows] // DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE PARKE-DAVIS NEBULIZER // [text follows] // CAUTION – [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] COMPANY, LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // FL"; (k) "NOTE // The rubber bulb may contain a trace of fine // powder which is used in vulcanizing the rubber. // This should be removed by compressing the bulb // several times before assembling the instrument. // Moistening the end of rubber tube will facili- // tate adjusting to nebulizer. // This apparatus has been thoroughly tested and found in perfect condition. // If any complaint return with this slip to // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-12
Condition Remarks
Box lid is dented, torn at top right corner, stained on right side and yellowing; box bottom dirty; plastic throat piece scratched; card yellowing; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
000001373 a-j
Description
The nebulizer consists of a glass reservoir in a rubber stand (e), a plastic throat piece (a bent plastic tube with a cork ring where it attaches to the reservoir) (f) and two stoppers (g,h) made from wooden disks with pieces of cork glued to them; the bulb and hose are missing; the nebulizer is in…
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Accession Number
000001373 a-j
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- nebulizer
Description
The nebulizer consists of a glass reservoir in a rubber stand (e), a plastic throat piece (a bent plastic tube with a cork ring where it attaches to the reservoir) (f) and two stoppers (g,h) made from wooden disks with pieces of cork glued to them; the bulb and hose are missing; the nebulizer is in a cardboard box (a,b) with two pieces of cardboard (c,d) folded to form dividers; an information leaflet (i) and an information card (j); an illustration on the box top depicts the nebulizer and its parts; there is a round orange sticker on the box bottom.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - box top - Size: Length 18.9 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 18.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
c - cardboard divider - Size: Length 25.9 cm x Width 3.8 cm
d - cardboard divider- Size: Length 29.5 cm x Width 5.4 cm
e - reservoir - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
f - throat piece - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
g - stopper - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
h - stopper - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
i - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 10.1 cm
j - card - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: white; red; cream; beige
paper: cream; red; black
glass: clear
plastic: clear;
rubber: black
wood: black
cork: beige
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer // Ready for instant use, easily kept clean, and efficient with // either oily or watery liquids. Effective in producing a // spray with only small quantities of liquid. No metal to // corrode or affect the medicinal properties of solutions."; bottom: "475 [handwritten]"; left side: "LABORATORIES, BRANCHES and DISTRIBUTORS // ARE LOCATED IN PRINCIPAL CITIES // THROUGHOUT THE WORLD"; back: "PARKE-DAVIS //Nebulizer"; front: "PARKE-DAVIS // Nebulizer // Stock 21-46-1"; (j) "PARKE-DAVIS // NEBULIZER // EFFICIENT – CONVENIENT // [text follows] // DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE PARKE-DAVIS NEBULIZER // [text follows] // CAUTION – [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] COMPANY, LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // FL"; (k) "NOTE // The rubber bulb may contain a trace of fine // powder which is used in vulcanizing the rubber. // This should be removed by compressing the bulb // several times before assembling the instrument. // Moistening the end of rubber tube will facili- // tate adjusting to nebulizer. // This apparatus has been thoroughly tested and found in perfect condition. // If any complaint return with this slip to // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD."; (b) bottom: "$5 00/xx [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-12
Condition Remarks
Box lid is yellowing, water marked, mildewed, scuffed, and some of the text is illegible; plastic throat piece is scratched; card is yellowing; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
000001374 a-k
Description
The nebulizer consists of a cylindrical glass reservoir attached to a rubber stand (e), a throat piece (a bent plastic tube with a cork ring where it attaches to the reservoir) (f); a rubber hose (g) attached to a plastic valve and two stoppers (h,i) made from wooden disks with pieces of cork glued…
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Accession Number
000001374 a-k
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- nebulizer
Description
The nebulizer consists of a cylindrical glass reservoir attached to a rubber stand (e), a throat piece (a bent plastic tube with a cork ring where it attaches to the reservoir) (f); a rubber hose (g) attached to a plastic valve and two stoppers (h,i) made from wooden disks with pieces of cork glued to them; the rubber bulb is missing; the nebulizer is in a cardboard box (a,b) with two sheets of cardboard (c,d) folded to form dividers; also in box is a product information leaflet (j) and an information card (k); box lid depicts the nebulizer and its parts; there is a round orange sticker on the box bottom.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - box top - Size: Length 18.9 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 18.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
c - cardboard divider - Size: Length 25.9 cm x Width 3.8 cm
d - cardboard divider- Size: Length 29.5 cm x Width 5.4 cm
e - reservoir - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
f - throat piece - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
g - tube - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
h - stopper - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
i - stopper - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
j - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 10.1 cm
k - card - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: white; red; yellow; blue
paper: cream; red; black
glass: clear
plastic: clear; yellow
rubber: black; brown
wood: black
cork: beige
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "C – 6.00 ["00" superscr.] [handwritten] // The // Glaseptic // Nebulizer // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed]"; right side: "The Glaseptic Nebulizer // All glass, ready for instant use, easily kept clean, and efficient with either oily or watery liquids. // Effective in producing a spray with only small quantities of liquid. No metal to corrode or // affect the medicinal properties of solutions."; left side: "PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // LABORATORIES // [9 cities listed] // BRANCHES // [20 cities listed]"; back: "THE // GLASEPTIC // NEBULIZER // PARKE, DAVIS // & CO., LTD"; front: identical to back; all text occurs on a background of tiled logos (see sketch on accession sheet); (j) "PARKE-DAVIS // NEBULIZER // EFFICIENT – CONVENIENT // [text follows] // DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE PARKE-DAVIS NEBULIZER // [text follows] // CAUTION – [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] COMPANY, LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // EA"; (k) "NOTE // The rubber bulb may contain a trace of fine // powder which is used in vulcanizing the rubber. // This should be removed by compressing the bulb // several times before assembling the instrument. // Moistening the end of rubber tube will facili // tate adjusting to nebulizer. // This apparatus has been thoroughly tested and // found in perfect condition. // If any complaint return with this slip to // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-12
Condition Remarks
Box dirty, scuffed; plastic throat piece scratched; leaflet and card yellowing; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
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Vaporole amyl nitrite

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1979.21.52
Description
A squarish tin with torn labelling on top and rounded corners that contained amyl nitrite capsules; empty.
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Accession Number
1979.21.52
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Angina Pectoris
Amyl Nitrite
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A squarish tin with torn labelling on top and rounded corners that contained amyl nitrite capsules; empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London; Montreal
Site Made (Country)
England; Canada
Material
metal: yellow; silver; black
Inscriptions
On top of tin: "12 // TRADE MARK 'VAPOROLE' BRAND // AMYL NITRITE // min. 5 (0.296 c.c.) // POISON FOR INHALATION POISON // DIRECTION.–Break the capsule within the sac. // Hold the sa [illeg.] rated material in the palm of the hand, // or on a handkerchief, // and inhale the vapour arising // there [illeg.] mouth and nostrils. // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO. // (THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION LTD.) // LONDON (ENG.) AND MONTREAL // PRODUCT MADE IN CANADA // LABELLED BOX MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 5.8 cm x Width 4.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on lid has a large section missing.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Dates
1800
1867
circa 1800-1867
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
002050405 a-c
Description
A brass vaporizer (a) with a handle; a lid (c) that screws on top; burner resevoir (b) is attached to flat metal insert; metal insert has a small round ring at front; several wicks pertrude from the top of the resevoir; a pin stuck to the bottom of the vaporizer container
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Accession Number
002050405 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
A brass vaporizer (a) with a handle; a lid (c) that screws on top; burner resevoir (b) is attached to flat metal insert; metal insert has a small round ring at front; several wicks pertrude from the top of the resevoir; a pin stuck to the bottom of the vaporizer container
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a- container - Size: Length 20.7 cm x Width 19.0 cm x Depth 13.0 cm
b – burner – Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
c – lid – Size: Length 4.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P.A. Ryan of Toronto.
Dates
1800
1867
circa 1800-1867
Date Remarks
Based on information from Academy of Medicine accession records
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Engraved on the side: "W [Illeg.] KE MAN JR // NTED // JUNE 11TH 1867"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion throughout; small dent located on the brass top; dent located on the maker's mark; signs of previous repair.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The George P. Pilling & Son Co." Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1932; p.107; CD #2.
Research Facts
Object named based on similar model in reference book.
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1980.18.88
Description
A clear, cylindrical glass inhaler with a rubber stopper.
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Accession Number
1980.18.88
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Respiratory Therapy
Asthma
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
Description
A clear, cylindrical glass inhaler with a rubber stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Whitall, Tatum & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on the bottom of the inhaler: "W.T. and Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Dimension Notes
Length 19.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber - requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1879
1920
circa 1879-1920
Collection
Dr. W. Ford Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
992054001 a-f
Description
Kerosene-fueled vaporizer c. 1880-1900 has original box with descriptions how to use, line drawing of item in use & lithograph of child sleeping & vaporizer on; ornate cast-iron stand is painted gold with attached metal receptacle on top to hold basin of medicine; kerosene fuel recommended; spare w…
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Accession Number
992054001 a-f
Collection
Dr. W. Ford Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Kerosene-fueled vaporizer c. 1880-1900 has original box with descriptions how to use, line
drawing of item in use & lithograph of child sleeping & vaporizer on; ornate cast-iron
stand is painted gold with attached metal receptacle on top to hold basin of medicine;
kerosene fuel recommended; spare wicks and new wick inserted in lamp; box is in poor condition;
previously inside was completely covered in masking tape to hold loose pieces on.
Travill Catalogue: "original cost 1.75; 1 scoop for dipping Cresolene out; extra wick;
includes box with complete directions on use of this vaporizer; box repaired with masking
tape 20 June 1984; note - Humidifier donated by Dr. W. Ford Connell"
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 16.5 cm. x Width 9.5 cm. x Depth 7.8 cm.
b - stand - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Diameter7.8
c - lamp - Size: x Diameter5.0
d - basin - Size: x Depth 1.3 cm. x Diameter7.3
e - spare wick - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Diameter0.2
f - chimney - Size: Length 4.0 cm. x Diameter2.8
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. W. Ford Connell
Maker
Vapo-Cresolene Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1879
1920
circa 1879-1920
Date Remarks
On box: "used since 1879..."; paper label has phone number exchange listed
Material
paper: yellow; black
metal: dark grey; yellow
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Vapo-Cresolene Co. // 62 Cortland Str., New York, N.Y., U.S.A.; paper label on bottom
lists price in pencil: 175 // label states: Jury & Peacock // DISPENSING CHEMISTS //
185 PRINCESS ST. PHONE 343 // KINGSTON, ONT
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-4
Condition Remarks
box falling apart; cleaning needed
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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