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birth defects slide presentation

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Dates
1951
1972
Between 1951-1972
Collection
Dr. R. Wesley Boston Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
004020001 a-bw
Description
A case of 35 mm slides; the case (a) is made up of a plastic base with a marble colouring, and a grey plastic lid; inside the lid is an unused card (b) with room for descriptions of each slide to be written; inside the case are x61 coloured slides showing pictures of newborn babies with various bir…
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Accession Number
004020001 a-bw
Collection
Dr. R. Wesley Boston Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Neurology -- audiovisual aids
Audiovisual Aids
Description
A case of 35 mm slides; the case (a) is made up of a plastic base with a marble colouring, and a grey plastic lid; inside the lid is an unused card (b) with room for descriptions of each slide to be written; inside the case are x61 coloured slides showing pictures of newborn babies with various birth defects; these slides are labelled as follows "Tumour L. Forearm" (c-i), "mongol" (j), "mongoloid imbecile newborn" (k), "mongolian spots (l,m), "anencephaly" (n,o), "hydrocephalus newborn" (p,q), "hydrocephalus + meningo myelocoele" (r-t), "arthrogyrosis" (u), "baby decouto" (v-ac), "bilateral cong. dislocation of hips" (ad), "hypospadias + bifio scrotum" (ae-ah), "newborn with multiple cong. anomalies" (ai-an), "face presentation oedema" (ao), "bleeding from circumcision" (ap,aq), "treacher-collins syndrome" (ar-at), "extreme prematurity" (au,av), "feotal malnutrition" (aw,ax), "severe feotal malnutrition" (ay, az), "couling" (ba,bb), "microcephalic 1 1/2 lb." (bc), "phocomelia" (bd), "disphragmatic hernia thomas?" (be), "baby dcampos H.D.H." (bf), "infant of pre-diabetic mother + infant of same gestation" (bg), "cystic hygroma rsaxilla" (bh), "imperferated hymen" (bi), "purpura stewart" (bj), and "hydros foetails 28 wks" (bk); there are also x12 metal dividers (bw) which divide the slides by subject.
Number Of Parts
75
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 23.0 cm x Width 12.7 cm x Depth 6.4 cm
b - card Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 12.0 cm
c-bk - slides - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
bj-bw - dividers - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Used by a neurologist Dr. R. Wesley Boston at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Zephyr Doufile
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1951
1972
Between 1951-1972
Date Remarks
The slides are dated with various dates between 1951 and 1972.
Material
plastic: marble, white, grey
metal: silver, black
Inscriptions
"ZEPHYR DOUFILE" printed on the top of the case; "MADE IN // SWEDEN" printed on the back of the slides
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C8-4
Condition Remarks
There is one cracked slide
Images
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