Kit consists of (a) a cardboard box and (b) its lid, (c) the injector syringe: a metal barrel with a needle tip; inside the barrel is a spring-loaded plunger to push the pellet through the needle; spring is coiled and sprung by means of a metal knob on the side of the barrel that moves through a ho…
Kit consists of (a) a cardboard box and (b) its lid, (c) the injector syringe: a metal barrel with a needle tip; inside the barrel is a spring-loaded plunger to push the pellet through the needle; spring is coiled and sprung by means of a metal knob on the side of the barrel that moves through a hole cut in the barrel for that purpose; (d) a metal tube that serves as a cap for the needle, (e) a cylindrical plastic vial, stopped with a cork and wrapped in a paper label with one pellet inside, (f) a paper notice, and (g) an instruction leaflet; box is lined with crumpled tissue paper that has not been given an accession number.
Number Of Parts
a - box bottom - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
c - syringe - Size: Length 14.8 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
d - cap - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
f - notice - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 4.1 cm
g - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.3 cm x Width 10.6 cm
(a) Bottom: "MADE IN U.S.A. [stamped]"; (b) left side: "Animal Vaccine // INJECTOR // Syringe No. 17 // C779206 [stamped] // PARKE DAVIS & CO [engraved]"; (e) "BLACKLEG VACCINE // SINGLE Dose: 1 Oid. // Use // before June 1935 // C691502 // PARKE, DAVIS & Co."; (f) "NOTICE // When the syringe was packed it was examined and // found to be in perfect order, and should reach you // in that condition. We cannot, therefore, hold our- // selves resposible for any injury which may occur // to the instrument after its receipt. We do not // accept any syringe for credit or exchange after it // has been used. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Ltd."; (g) "How to Use the Animal // Vaccine Injector // [text follows] // TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INFECTION // [text follws] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row D
Water mark on box bottom and bottom edge of box top; corners of box top scuffed, dented; no corrosion on syringe or cap; paper label on vial yellowing; vial lip broken, with a piece missing; cork still fits securely; paper leaflets are yellowed
On box: “2 TUBES // VACCINE VIRUS, GLYCERINATED // Canadian // Licence // No. 3 // Connaught Laboratories, University of Toronto // NOT TO BE SOLD // Distributed FREE by the Department of Health, Ontario //KEEP IN REFRIGERATOR // If kept in a temperature below 5’C (41’F), this vaccine will retains its // potency until AUG 27 1939 Lot 380-2”
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row A Box 2
Unit Of Measure
Dr. Sturgeon graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1930; he was in private practice from 1931 to 1940, at which time he joined the RCAF as a medical officer; in 1945, he went into Public Health in Welland, Ont., where he was Medical Officer of Health until his retirement in 1973.
A sheet of 16 fifty-cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps depict colorful silhouettes of six children playing with a pair of leg braces left behind; there are various other symbols on the borders of the sheet including information, syringes, and what…
A sheet of 16 fifty-cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps depict colorful silhouettes of six children playing with a pair of leg braces left behind; there are various other symbols on the borders of the sheet including information, syringes, and what looks like a polio germ.
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Paul Robertson purchased this sheet of stamps from the Deseronto Ontario post office on the release date, September 2, 2005.
paper: white, purple, green, orange, pink, blue, black
"ISSUED TO COMMEMORATE THE 50TH // ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA'S PROGRAM // OF UNIVERSAL POLIO VACCINATION." printed on the upper left corner of the sheet (repeated in French) "1955" and "2005" printed at the top of the sheet "Mass polio vaccination in Canada - 1955" printed on each stamp (repeated in French) "Canadian Bank Note // Design / Conception: Debbie Adams // Illustration: Debbie Adams" printed at the bottom of the sheet "Photos: Andrew Leyerle: // (c) J.-Y. Sgro, University of Wisconsin. // http://virology.wisc.edu/virusworld" printed on the bottom of the sheet
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #3
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Unit Of Measure
"Canada Post - Collecting"; "Ontario March of Dimes"
Commemorates the 50th anniversary of mass polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps are valued at 50 cents each.