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surgeon's silk isinglass plaster

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.100
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
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Accession Number
1980.18.100
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury and Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: white; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "SURGEON'S SILK ISINGLASS PLASTER // SEABURY & JOHNSON // New York USA // BRANCHES: LONDON, HAMBURG, SYDNEY, MONTREAL // LABORATORIES: EAST ORANGE, N.J."; "Flesh"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusty and dirty; top missing.
Copy Type
Original
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surgeon's silk isinglass plaster

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7706
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.101
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.101
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury and Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: green; black
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "SURGEON'S SILK ISINGLASS PLASTER // PREPARED BY // SEABURY AND JOHNSON // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // NEW YORK & LONDON"; "This Plaster Is Applied By Wetting. It Is Very Adhesive, Waterproof, and Spread With Chemically Pure Isinglass Incorporated With Salicylic Acid."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid missing; dents.
Copy Type
Original
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Zona's flexine plaster

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.102
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with cross-hatched markings and printed information around the surface.
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Accession Number
1980.18.102
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with cross-hatched markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "Zona's // Flexine Plaster // A Rubber Adhesive Plaster on Extra Heavy Silk // Absolutely Waterproof Soft and Pliable"; on bottom: "CC+ 10¢ inch"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid is missing; dirt obscures printed material in some areas.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Burgundy Pitch box

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.300
Description
A cardboard cylindrical box containing a dark solid material.
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Accession Number
1980.18.300
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cardboard cylindrical box containing a dark solid material.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Lyman Brothers & Co., Toronto Chemical Works
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on body of box: "BURGUNDY PITCH // LYMAN BROS. & CO. LIMITED, TORONTO // TORONTO CHEMICAL WORKS"; to the left of a centred set of balances: "LYMAN // BROTHERS & CO."; to the right of the scales: "MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS"; below the scales and centred: "TORONTO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 7.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The lid is ripped.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale Pharmacopeia, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"The purified resinous exudate from the Norway spruce, Picea abies (= P. excelsa) (Pinaceae)"; "A hard, brittle, reddish or yellowish-brown substance with an aromatic odour and taste"; "Soluble in alcohol and glacial acetic acid"; "Burgundy pitch is a mild counter-irritant and has been used in plasters."
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