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patient examination table

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Dates
1900 (?)
circa 1900 (?)
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
999047001
Description
Examination table is made of a wooden frame on four feet three of which each have a glass glide; from the middle of the frame extends a metal brace that supports a leatherette upholstered bed; end of bed has a hinge with a perforated metal bar and a screw which adjusts the tilt of the bed.
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Accession Number
999047001
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
Physical Examination
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Examination table is made of a wooden frame on four feet three of which each have a glass glide; from the middle of the frame extends a metal brace that supports a leatherette upholstered bed; end of bed has a hinge with a perforated metal bar and a screw which adjusts the tilt of the bed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Col. Polson
Dates
1900 (?)
circa 1900 (?)
Date Remarks
Similar model found in catalogue from 1890s.
Material
wood: brown
metal: black
leatherette: black
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 1.76 m x Width 82.5 cm x Depth 48.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is chipped and a glass glide is missing on one leg; some stains and wear along the wooden frame; leatherette upholstery covering is dented in a few places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments", 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., 189-, p. 665 (model #3).; donor file; CD #6.
Images
Less detail