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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997001338 a-n
Description
Monocular microscope, which has a metal horseshoe base; the back of the base is curved and joins with a hollow, cylindrical body tube; above the base is a flat square stage; the stage has a slide clip on its right upper side (the left slide clip is missing) and a small hole through the centre; belo…
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Accession Number
997001338 a-n
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Microscopy -- microscope -- European -- compound
Description
Monocular microscope, which has a metal horseshoe base; the back of the base is curved and joins with a hollow, cylindrical body tube; above the base is a flat square stage; the stage has a slide clip on its right upper side (the left slide clip is missing) and a small hole through the centre; below this hole is a round lens and below that, a round mirror; the bottom of the body tube has a round revolving objective holder with three objectives (b-d): (b) - 3, (c) - 1/12 and (d) - 7a; the objectives are all made of cylindrical metal with tapered tips that have glass lenses set into their centres, and threaded ends that allow them to be attached to the microscope; the top of the body tube is round and open; an eyepiece (e) fits into this hole; the eyepiece is made of cylindrical metal with a covered top that has a small glass lens in the centre and a bottom with a glass lens set into it; behind the body tube are two sets of round focusing adjustment knobs; the mi croscope is stored in a case (f) that is rectangular in shape and made of wood; the box is closed with a front door attached at the right side with a hinge and a lock and key (g) at the central left side; the top of the box has an attached rounded handle; the key is a metal skeleton key with a flat, open, rounded holding piece that is attached to a long, hollow cylindrical piece; the end of the cylindrical section has an attached flat rectangular piece with squared notches cut out of it; the inside of the case door has small, thin metal attachments that hold a heavy paper manufacturer's information card (h); this lists information about the microscope and its attachments; the inside of the case has wooden insets that hold the microscope and attachments; the lower back of the case has pieces that hold the base of the microscope securely in place; the left side of the case has two long wooden pieces that hold objective cases; at the upper left side of the case there is a removable objective case holder (i); this holder is rectangular in shape and made of wood; it is closed on the front, back, top and bottom sides and has open left and right sides; the top has five round holes cut into it to allow the holder to hold objective cases; this holder holds three objective cases with screw on/off lids (j-o); the objective case bottoms, (l,n) are all made of hollow, cylindrical metal with a flat, closed bottom and a round, open top that has threading on its upper outer edges; the case tops, (k.m,o) are all short, cylindrical hollow pieces with flat, closed, round tops and open, round bottoms with threading on the inner edges; the tops fit over and onto the bottoms in pairs (j,k) (l,m) and (n,o).
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Height 30.2 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 19.2 cm
b - objective - 3 - Size: Depth 3.4 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
c - objective - 1/12 - Size: Depth 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - objective - 7a - Size: Depth 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
e - eyepiece - Size: Depth 3.8 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
f - microscope case - Size: Height 35.8 cm x Width 17.8 cm x Depth 22.1 cm
g - key - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h - information card - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 8.1 cm
i - objective case holder - Size: Length 17.6 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
j - objective case bottom - 3 - Size: Depth 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
k - objective case top - 3 - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
l - objective case bottom - 1/12 - Size: Depth 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
m - objective case top - 1/12 - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
n - objective case bottom - 7a - Size: Depth 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
o - objective case top - 7a - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. H. Miller, Meds. 1935; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Material
metal: silver; black; yellow
glass: clear
wood: brown
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the body tube has, "REICHERT // AUSTRIA" stamped into the metal; (b) the outside of the objective has, 'REICHERT // AUSTRIA" and "3 // 10X" stamped into the metal; (c) the outside of the objective has, "101 x 1"/12 IMMERSION 186 // No 35706 // REICHERT // AUSTRIA" stamped into the metal; (d) the outside of the objective has, "7a // 60x // REICHERT // AUSTRIA" stamped into the metal; (e) the top of the eyepiece has, "REICHERT // AUSTRIA // x 6 // IV" stamped into the metal; (f) the outside top of the microscope case has, "Miller // 82991" written on with orange lettering; the top of the door has, "82991 // 3869" written on it; the inside of the door has, "H. Miller // H. Miller // Meds 35" written on it; (h) the card has printed and written information on it that reads as follows: "Bei ganz eingeschobenen oder ausgezongenem Tubus verringern, bezw. // erhöhen // sich die unten angegebenen VergröBerungszahlen. // Mikroskop Nr. 82991 // VergröBerungen bei 160mm Tubuslänge und // 250mm deutliche Schweite // Objektive // Okulare // II. // IV. // 3 // 50 // 90 // 7a // 300 // 540 // 1/12" 186 // 505 // 910 // OPTISCHE WERKE // wien, VIII/2 am . . . . . . . . . 1927 C REICHERT // H. Miller" on the front; the back of the card has "H. Miller" written on it; (j) the outside of the base of the objective case has, "357.06" written on it; (k) the outside top of the objective case top has, "REICHERT // AUSTRIA // 3" stamped into the metal; (m) the outside top of the objective case has, "C. REICHERT // 1/12 // Homog. I mm. // AUSTRIA" stamped into the metal; (o) the outside top of the objective case top has, "REICHERT // AUSTRIA // 7a" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-1
Condition Remarks
All pieces show some wear; the microscope is complete except for a missing left slide clip; no metal pieces show corrosion; the case also shows wear, but is complete and stable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #44; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments CENCO JC-141," by Central Scientific Company of Canada Limited, 1942, pp. 724, 742 and 743 (see attached photocopies); CD #5
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Thoma hemacytometer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1976.5.7 a-h
Description
A long, rectangular wooden case (g) is covered with a paper material; it contains (a) a glass slide, (b,c) pipettes, (d) rubber tubing, (e) an ivory connector, (f) a thin metal strip, and (h) a glass connector; on the underside of the lid of (g) is a rounded metal piece with a circular hole near th…
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Accession Number
1976.5.7 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
MM= Blood Cell Count -- hemacytometer
Description
A long, rectangular wooden case (g) is covered with a paper material; it contains (a) a glass slide, (b,c) pipettes, (d) rubber tubing, (e) an ivory connector, (f) a thin metal strip, and (h) a glass connector; on the underside of the lid of (g) is a rounded metal piece with a circular hole near the top; this metal piece fits into a small slit in the case's lower portion; when closed in this manner, there is a metal rod that can be pushed from right to left and serves to lock the lid by being run through the circular hole in the lid's metal piece; the interior of the case is lined with a velvet-like material; the top surface of the case's lower portion has a number of depressions in which the various items fit; the glass slide (a) has a bulls-eye portion in the centre, and the centre is surrounded by a square of yellowish-coloured glass; the two pipettes are very similar to the ones in 1972.18.55 (a,d).
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - glass slide - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - pipette - Size: Length 13.8 cm
c - pipette - Size: Length 11.5 cm
d - rubber tubing - Size: Length 12.9 cm
e - ivory connector - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
f - metal strip - SIze: Length 7.7 cm
g - case - Size: Length 19.8 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
h - glass connector - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Austin, administrator, Dept. of Pathology, Banting Institute; belonged to Dr. O. Klotz, chairman of the pathology labs at Banting Institute during the 1930s.
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Material
fabric: dark blue
glass: clear; yellowish
wood: brown
paper: brown
metal: silver
ivory: cream
rubber:
Inscriptions
Across the middle portion of the lid's exterior: "BLUTKÖRPER ZAHLAPPARAT"; just beneath it is: "C. REICHERT, WIEN"; on the glass slide, to the left of the yellowish square, in white lettering: "0 1 T. // 1/400 qm/m"; to the right of the square is inscribed in white: "C. Reichert // Wien".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-8
Condition Remarks
Case is coming apart; #2: case and interior in dilapidated state; rubber broken and stiff; velvet lining ripped; wood exposed through ripped leather.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
BLUTKÖRPER ZAHLAPPARAT translated means 'blood cell count'
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Fleischel's hemoglobinometer

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1978.26.1
Description
Black horseshoe base supports a mount with an eyepiece and scale.
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Accession Number
1978.26.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Black horseshoe base supports a mount with an eyepiece and scale.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: black; red; grey
glass (?)
Inscriptions
Engraved on mount: "No 4254"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Appliances," Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 1121; CD #UHN
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Fleischel's hemoglobinometer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1969.171.1 a-m
Description
Wooden case (m) containing Hemoglobinometer and accessories: (a) Hemoglobinometer stand, similar to the lower part of a microscope; (b) calibrator (?); (c) cell to hold specimen, divided into two semicircular compartments; (d,e) watch glasses; (f) spare glass for (c); (g,h) pipetes; (i-l) capillary…
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Accession Number
1969.171.1 a-m
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden case (m) containing Hemoglobinometer and accessories: (a) Hemoglobinometer stand, similar to the lower part of a microscope; (b) calibrator (?); (c) cell to hold specimen, divided into two semicircular compartments; (d,e) watch glasses; (f) spare glass for (c); (g,h) pipetes; (i-l) capillary tube holders.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 7.75 cm x Depth 8.5 cm
b - calibrator - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 4.7 cm
c - cell - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
d - watch glass - Size: Diam. 4.4 cm
e - watch glass - Size: Diam. 5.0
f - spare glass - Size: Diam. 1.8 cm
g - pipette - Size: Length 6.5 cm
h - pipette - Size: Length 7.0 cm
i - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
j - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
ki - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
l - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
m - case - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 13.75 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Material
metal; silver; black
wood: brown
fabric: black; green
glass: clear; white
Inscriptions
"C. REICHERT – WIEN" inside lid; on screw at top of stand: "7.65"; on (b) calibration lines are marked from 0 to 125, every tenth number printed; (i,j,k,l) each marked "7.65".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Condition Remarks
Case faded inside; lid badly marked; (j,k,l) have broken tubes.
Copy Type
Original
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optical microscope

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Dates
1927
1933
circa 1927-1933
Collection
Dr. Samuel Robinson Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
009024001 a-k
Description
Metal optical microscope (a) with horse-shoe shaped base; adjustable eyepiece; three interchangeable objective lenses on revolving nosepiece; coarse and fine adjustment knob; tilting mirror and condenser; two stage clips; wooden cabinet (b) with hinged door on the right; keyhole without key; metal …
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Accession Number
009024001 a-k
Collection
Dr. Samuel Robinson Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Microscopy -- microscope -- European -- compound
Description
Metal optical microscope (a) with horse-shoe shaped base; adjustable eyepiece; three interchangeable objective lenses on revolving nosepiece; coarse and fine adjustment knob; tilting mirror and condenser; two stage clips; wooden cabinet (b) with hinged door on the right; keyhole without key; metal handle on top; fitted inside are: wooden box (c) with sliding door (d); glass bottle with cork stopper (e) containing yellow oil; wooden rack (f) with holes to fit eyepiece (g) and metal screwtop canisters (h-j); card insert with microscope specifications (k).
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 28.8 cm x Width 16.3 cm x Depth 11.4 cm
b - cabinet - Size: Length 34.0 cm x Width 21.9 cm x Depth 17.5 cm
c - wooden box - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
d - sliding door - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
e - glass bottle - Size: Length 5.4 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
f - rack - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
g - eyepiece - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Diam 2.5 cm
h - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Diam 2.7 cm
i - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam 2.7 cm
j - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam 2.7 cm
k - card - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Width 6.0 cm
Provenance
Owned by donor's uncle, Dr. Samuel Robinson.
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1927
1933
circa 1927-1933
Date Remarks
Dates of student days
Material
wood: brown
metal: black, yellow, silver
glass: clear
plastic: black
cork: brown
ink: black, white
Inscriptions
Engraved on the eyepice: "x6 // REICHERT // AUSTRIA // IV"; on the top of the arm: "No83017"; engraved on lenses: "101x // 1"/12 // IMMERSION 18b // No35625"; "7a // 60x "; "3 // 10x "; engraved on eye piece: "5x // II // 3 // 7a // CREICHERT // 1/ 12 // Homog. 1 mm // AUSTRIA"; handwritten on cabinet door: "Robinson // 830 - 17"; printed on cabinet top: "S. S. Robinson"; printed inside the cabinet on label: "Mikroskop Nr. 83017 // VergroBerungen bei 160 mm Tubuslange und // 250 mm deutliche Sehweite // When, VIII/2, am 1927 // OPTISCHE WERKE // C. REICHERT"; label in case: "Queen's University"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C2-1
Condition Remarks
Shows minor corrosion; pencil marking, moderate abrasions, indentations on cabinet; cabinet joins loose
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Michael Robinson; CD #6
Research Facts
Dr. Samuel Robinson, Queen's University Med grad 1933, was a prominent general practioner and philanthropist in Kingston, Ontario. Microscope used during his student days at Queen's University.
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Dates
1875
1885
circa 1875-1885
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
010020535 a-al
Description
Monocular drum microscope (a) sits on a brass horseshoe shaped base with the maker's name and address engraved on the top; attached to the base is a circular arm to which the parts of the microscope are attached; just above the base there is a swivel mirror which is flat on one side and concave on …
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Accession Number
010020535 a-al
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
Description
Monocular drum microscope (a) sits on a brass horseshoe shaped base with the maker's name and address engraved on the top; attached to the base is a circular arm to which the parts of the microscope are attached; just above the base there is a swivel mirror which is flat on one side and concave on the other; mirror is attached to a semi-circular piece of black metal via two metal screws on the end of each arm; mirror attachment is screwed to an arm also made of black metal which can be manually adjusted up and down; above the mirror there is a square stage with a circular hole in the centre; screwed to the underside of the stage is a condenser and a circular iris diaphragm which rotates made of black metal; iris diaphragm has engraved striations around the edge with five different sized holes drilled through it; there are two identical rectangular, silver metal slide clips on top of the stage which have a slight bend in them and are each held in place by a brass pin at the top; tubular aperture is adjustable by sliding through a circular support tube which is attached to the arm by three black metal bars via screws; aperture consists of a long tube with a screw end on the bottom for attaching the lenses; aperture has a decorative lip near the top which then narrows towards the top; microscope comes with two eye pieces (b-c) which slide into the top of the aperture; eyepieces are identical except that (b) is slightly longer than (c) eyepieces have a cyllindrical silver metal body with a circular black metal top; top has engraved striations around the edge and a single number painted on it in gold paint; eyepieces slide inside the aperture and have a rim which sticks out slightly; there is a small hole in the centre of the top with a glass lens set inside and each eyepiece has a convex glass lens set into the bottom of each body; there are two metal brass coloured objective lenses (d) is circular in shape with four tiers and narrows towards the flat top; at the base of each tier is a thin edge with engraved vertical striations; the third tier is missing its edge; the inside is threaded so it can screw into the bottom of the aperture of (a) and there is a convex glass lens inside; on the tip, there is a small circular lens made of glass; second objective lens (e) also has threading inside the bottom and has five tiers with the same striated edging; on the top of the lens there is a silver metal tip with a small circular glass lens in the centre; there is no lens in the base; both objective lenses rest in a small rectangular brown leather covered case (f) which opens via a single hinge at the back and is held closed by a gold and copper coloured clasp with decorative filigree; inside there is a brown wooden support with three identical holes drilled into it; bottom of the box is lined with green velvet and the top is lined with a white fabric; there is a green fabric covered rectangular guard which runs around the wooden support; there is a smaller piece of green fabric which covers the hinge; there are 9 identical, rectangular clear glass sildes (g-o) and 17 identical, square clear glass cover slips (p-af); cover slips came in a small square paper box (ag-ah); box top (ag) is brown and has a white sticker with a black border around it and is printed on in black ink; box bottom (ah) has a brown base and border made of yellow paper; packet of white rice paper sheets (ai) has a light orange cover and is printed on in gold ink; all items are stored in a rectangular, brown wooden box (aj); box opens via three silver, metal, rectangular hinges which screw into the top and bottom sections; there is a silver, metal, cylindrical latch screwed into the edge of the top section of the box which fits inside a circular silver, metal receptacle screwed to the top edge of the bottom section; inside the box there are different compartments for the various microscope pieces and sections lined with black velvet; stamped into the top edge of the bottom section of the box is a serial number; there is a rectangular wooden door (ak) which fits over a section on the bottom proper right corner; door has a small dark brown wooden rounded handle (al) which has detached.
Number Of Parts
38
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 24.4 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
b - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Diam 2.8 cm
c - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam 2.8 cm
d - objective lens - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam 1.8 cm
e - objective lens - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Diam 1.8 cm
f - lens case - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
g - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
h - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
i - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
j - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
k - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
l - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
m - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
n - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
o - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
p - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
q - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
r - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
s - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
t - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
u - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
v - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
w - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
x - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
y - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
z - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
aa - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ab - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ac - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ad - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ae - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
af - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ag - box top - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
ah - box bottom - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
ai - rice paper - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
aj - microscope box - Size: Length 24.1 cm x Width 13.6 cm x Depth 10.8 cm
ak - compartment door - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
al - Size: Length cm x Width cm x Depth cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa); this item was used by by Dr. F.A. Stevenson at Harvard University and at his practice in Montreal; it was then given to Dr. Erwin Burbank
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Bennogasse
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1875
1885
circa 1875-1885
Date Remarks
Date based on maker's information and donor's remarks
Material
metal: yellow, silver, black
glass: clear
wood: brown
paper: white, orange, brown, yellow
ink: yellow, black
fabric: green, white
Inscriptions
Engraved on base of (a): "C. Reichert Wien VIII. Bennogasse 26"; painted on the top of (b): "2"; painted on the top of (c): "4"; engraved onto bottom tier of (d): "3"; engraved on the bottom tier of (e): "7a"; printed on (ag): "59 Stü[c]k // 22 m / m // 7/8" the first line is crossed out in black marker; printed on the front flap of (ai): "SUPREME"; printed on the back of (ai): "FINESSE & SOLIDITE // PAPIER de RIZ // DOUCEUR"; stamped into edge of (aj): "No 4208"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-2
Condition Remarks
(a) shows slight signs of use; scratches present on the base; mirror has small streaks and scratches on both sides; very small amount of corrosion on the top of each slide clip; seven slides and one cover slip were broken; box top has two sides that have detached
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Dental Association" website; "Mikroskop Museum" website; "Powerhouse Museum" website; CD #5
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Mrs. Joan Burbank of Victoria British Columbia; Dr. A.F. Stevenson graduated from Harvard in 1888 and then joined Dr. George Beers' dental practice in Montreal; Dr. Stevenson was the first president of the Canadian Dental Association; Mrs. Burbank's husband Dr. Erwin Burbank took over Dr. Stevenson's practice in 1928; Carl Reichert (1851-1922) began manufacturing microscopes in Vienna in 1874; each microscope made by Reichert has a unique serial number with this one being numbered 4208
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