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Dates
1870
1910
circa 1970-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.94
Description
A metal straight razor with a wide blade that is slightly concave; it folds into a fitted tortoiseshell (?) case by a hinged handle.
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Accession Number
1980.18.94
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
A metal straight razor with a wide blade that is slightly concave; it folds into a fitted tortoiseshell (?) case by a hinged handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Westenholm
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1970-1910
Material
metal: grey
tortoiseshell (?): brown; black
Inscriptions
Embossed on blade: "Westenholm's Best IXL"; embossed on case: "OLD ENGLISH RAZOR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Blade is chipped; spots of rust
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1970-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.95
Description
A metal straight razor with a steel blade that is serrated; it has a hinged ebony handle.
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Accession Number
1980.18.95
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
A metal straight razor with a steel blade that is serrated; it has a hinged ebony handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
H. Boker & Co.
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1970-1910
Material
metal: grey
plastic (?): black
Inscriptions
Embossed on blade: "King Cutter"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail