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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
997016072 a-b
Description
Framed montage of significant developments in anaesthesia, which consists of (a) a heavy sheet of paper with photocopies, line drawings and printed information glued on together to make a single montage; this montage is framed in (b) a wood and glass frame; the frame is made of painted wood with a …
Accession Number
997016072 a-b
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia -- history -- pictorial works
Description
Framed montage of significant developments in anaesthesia, which consists of (a) a heavy sheet of paper with photocopies, line drawings and printed information glued on together to make a single montage; this montage is framed in (b) a wood and glass frame; the frame is made of painted wood with a glass front and a coroplast backing, held in with nails; an eyescrew on either side with a wire through them allows the frame to be hung.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - montage - Size: Length 76.1 cm x Width 65.4 cm
b - frame - Size: Height 82.2 cm x Width 71.5 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: off-white
wood: light brown
paint: black
Inscriptions
(a) The words, "Dr. J. Desmond // Anaesthesia // 2 Eaton 306 // #3242" are written in pencil on the back of the montage
Permanent Location
Storage Room 1013
Condition Remarks
The montage has buckled severely due to the glue pasted over the front; the frame and montage were very dusty and dirty and there was a fair amount of mildew on the back of the montage; the frame is complete and shows only minor chipping of the paint; the glass is complete and undamaged.
Copy Type
Original
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