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clinical centrifuge

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Collection
Rudy Gervais, Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997005001
Description
Clinical centrifuge, which consists of a hollow rounded bowl-like container on top of a rounded base that contains a motor; the top of the centrifuge is open and covered with a round metal lid that is hinged at the back and has a round plastic knob at the front; the inside bottom of the centrifuge…
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Accession Number
997005001
Collection
Rudy Gervais, Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Centrifugation -- instrumentation
Chemistry
Description
Clinical centrifuge, which consists of a hollow rounded bowl-like container on top of a rounded
base that contains a motor; the top of the centrifuge is open and covered with a round metal lid
that is hinged at the back and has a round plastic knob at the front; the inside bottom of the centrifuge
has a rounded motor piece sticking up; the outside front of the base has an on/off switch
that moves right and left; the side of the base has a three-prong electric cord coming out from it;
the bottom of the base has three round rubber feet
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
International Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: dark grey
paint: grey; white
rubber: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
A manufacturer's label on the outside front of the base reads, "INTERNATIONAL // EQUIPMENT CO. //
[symbol of large "C" with "SA" inside] // APPROVED // OFF // INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL CENTRIFUGE //
ON // VOLTS 115 AC/DC MODEL CL NO. 50221H // AMPS 1 INTERNATIONAL EQUIPMENT CO. // 4170 BOSTON,
MASS."; the motor looked at from under the base has raised lettering which reads, "OFF // ON //
WARD LEONARD ELECTRIC CO. // MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. U.S.A. // VITROHM RHEOSTAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 29.6 cm. x Diam. : 33.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The centrifuge was very dirty and dusty when it arrived; the metal shows chipping on the outside
finish and stains on the inside; the rubber cord had several pieces of masking tape on it
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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adult intubation model

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Dates
1943
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
997023012 a-b
Description
Adult intubation model in case, which consists of (a) a life-sized plastic model of the head, neck and upper chest of a man; the chest is cut away to show the stomach and lungs as well as the tracheal and bronchial tubes; the model is attached to a flat metal base; there are electrical wires leadin…
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Accession Number
997023012 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Models, Anatomic
Manikins
Resuscitation -- education
Description
Adult intubation model in case, which consists of (a) a life-sized plastic model of the head, neck and upper chest of a man; the chest is cut away to show the stomach and lungs as well as the tracheal and bronchial tubes; the model is attached to a flat metal base; there are electrical wires leading from the model to the base and a red light on the base; the bottom of the model has a battery chamber; the model fits into (b) a plastic suitcase, that is rectangular in shape and has a lid which is hinged onto the bottom by a hinge at the back; the front of the suitcase has a plastic handle and two metal clasps; the inside bottom of the case has a nylon strap that holds the model in place.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - intubation model - Length 66.3 cm. x Width 35.8 cm. x Depth 33.4 cm.
b - case (closed) - Length 73.4 cm. x Width 41.8 cm. x Depth 26.6 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Laerdal Medical Corp.
Site Made (Country)
Norway
Dates
1943
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
metal: silver; grey
plastic: flesh tone; grey; brown; yellow; red; blue; black; clear
nylon: grey
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
(a) Manufacturer's label reads, "LAERDAL // ADULT INTUBATION MODEL // MADE IN NORWAY // LAERDAL MEDICAL CORP. 136 Marbledale Rd., Tuckahoe, N.Y. 10707"; a paper label on the base reads, " - "[ti]ssues" inside this model's mouth and // [throa]t are, as far as possible, made to resemble // [tho]se of a human. Reasonable care, therefore, // [sh]ould be taken in not tearing the tongue and // [e]piglottis. Before each training session, spray // mouth and throat area with silicone spray // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // STAVANGER - NORWAY"; missing areas of label in brackets; another half label reads, "-- unscrewing the screw in // -- of the mounting board" in four languages: English, French, Norwegian (?) and German (?); (b) labels on the suitcase read, "ADULT INTUBATION MODEL // 1943 // Made in Norway"; "LAERDAL // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // Stravanger - Norway" and "Sold and Serviced Exclusively by // SAFETY // SUPPLY // COMPANY // 214 KING ST., E. // TORONTO, ONT. // M5A 1J8 // BRANCHES // ACROSS // CANADA"; there are also words written on the outside of the suitcase in magic marker, which read, "PLEASE SEND // TO [downward arrow] // DEPT. OF // ANAESTHESIA // K.G.H."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T2-3
Condition Remarks
(a) The model appears to be complete and shows little damage; the left nostril on the model's nose is stretched out of shape and the battery compartment at the bottom shows staining from corroded batteries; the lungs will hold air; (b) the suitcase is complete and undamaged; the outside shows minor wear and the front clasps open and close easily; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 25 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Anatomic Anne [adult intubation model]

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
997023014 a-h
Description
Anatomic model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular wood and cardboard suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and the corners with heavy plastic pieces; there are clasps with …
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Accession Number
997023014 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Models, Anatomic
Manikins
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- education
Description
Anatomic model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular wood and cardboard suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and the corners with heavy plastic pieces; there are clasps with locks at the front, left and right, and a handle in the centre; the inside of the suitcase has a piece of leather which supports the lid when opened; the bottom has four cloth straps set into it and there are two more at the top of the bottom half of the case; the suitcase stores (b) an anatomic model, which is set onto a flat rectangular wooden base; the model represents a cut-away human heart and lungs; (c) a model of a human head fits onto (b); this model shows the head of a woman who has blonde hair held back with a white hairband; the model is made of plastic (except the hair) with a central metal base; this base hooks onto (b); the model head is held in place in the suitcase by (d) a square cardboard box with an open top and an oval hole cut in one side for the neck of the model; also included in the suitcase with the model are: (e) an instruction card with printed information on heavy paper cut into a circle; the card gives instructions on how to make a formed sheet to cover the model's nose and mouth, using (f) a plastic form which is triangular in shape, with rounded points and cut-out spaces for the nose and mouth; the form was to be used with a forming apparatus and plastic sheets, but these are missing; (g) a cylindrical plastic bottle of alcohol (now empty) is also included to use as a disinfectant for the model between trainees; the bottle has a cylindrical tapered neck and a round cap; there is a printed paper label on the outside which has instructions in four languages; (h) a printed sheet of paper lists the methods of proper use and care of the Anatomic Anne model; this sheet is stored in a clear plastic cover; also with the model (but not catalogued) are some gauze pads.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case (closed) - Length 65.0 cm. x Width 42.0 cm. x Depth 25.5 cm.
b - model base - Length 61.1 cm. x Width 38.0 cm. x Depth 21.3 cm.
c - model head - Length 21.5 cm. x Width 20.0 cm. x Depth 20.1 cm.
d - box - Length 21.4 cm. x Width 20.4 cm. x Depth 21.3 cm.
e - instruction card - Depth 0.1 cm. x Diameter12.9 cm.
f - form - Length 8.3 cm. x Width 8.1 cm. x Depth 1.3 cm.
g - alcohol container - Length 20.8 cm. x Diameter6.2 cm.
h - information sheet - Length 21.6 cm. x Width 30.1 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Asmund S. Laerdal
Site Made (City)
Stavanger
Site Made (Country)
Norway
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
plastic: green; flesh tone; white
cardboard: grey; green
wood: beige
metal: silver; green
leather: black
fabric: green
fake hair (nylon?): blonde
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) Writing in magic marker on the lid reads, "ANAESTHESIOLOGY // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL"; a piece of masking tape on the case front is written on and reads, "DOUGLAS 2 ANAESTHESIA OK"' a label on the lid inside reads, "SOLD AND SERVICED EXCLUSIVELY BY // Safeco SAFETY SUPPLY CO. Safeco // HEAD OFFICE AND FACTORY 214 KING STREET EAST TORONTO 2, ONTARIO"; address elsewhere also listed; (b) a label on the base reads, "Anatomic Anne // MADE BY // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // STAVANGER - NORWAY"; a piece of cloth tape on the base has, "ANAESTHESIA // K.G.H." written on it; (e) card reads, "DIRECTIONS // FOR USE // [listed]"; (g) the sheet lists information on "ANATOMIC ANNE" under the headings of, "GENERAL SANITATION AND MAINTENANCE", "DISINFECTION OF ANATOMIC ANNE DURING TRAINING" and "PACKING OF ANATOMIC ANNE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T2-4
Condition Remarks
(a) The case is very worn and has break points at the top; the inside paper is missing many small sections; (b,c) the model is stained and worn, but appears complete; (d) the box is worn, but complete; (e) the instruction card has no damage, and all printing is visible; (f) the form is very worn; it is cracked in the middle and has a broken section at the bottom; there are no missing sections; (g) the container is stained, but complete, with no cracks; the label is stained but fully legible; (h) the instruction sheet shows minor staining, but is complete and fully legible; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The model is a training aid which simulates human breathing and thorax systems, including blood flow; it could also be used to instruct for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Recording Resusci Anne

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
997023023 a-b
Description
Recording Resusci Anne teaching model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular heavy cardboard and wood suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and all corners with heavy plastic p…
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Accession Number
997023023 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Models, Anatomic
Manikins
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- education
Emergency Medicine -- education
Description
Recording Resusci Anne teaching model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular heavy cardboard and wood suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and all corners with heavy plastic pieces; there are clasps with locks at the front left and right (with a key) and a plastic handle in the centre; the inside of the suitcase has a piece of leather (now broken) at the left side, which supported the lid when opened; there is a rectangular piece of foam attached to the inside of the lid near the right side; stored folded inside the suitcase is (b) a Recording Resusci Anne teaching model; this model consists of a model of a woman with a plastic head, torso, ankles and feet; the legs are made of foam and the arms are missing; the woman is wearing blue-and-red track pants and red top; there is a recorder built into the torso of the model which gives a paper readout of how well the model has been "resuscitated"; there is an electric cord leading from right side of the model which would have attached to a control box (now missing).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - suitcase - Size: Length 85.8 cm. x Width 46.5 cm. x Depth 28.7 cm.
b - teaching model - Size: Length 156.0 cm. x Width 34.6 cm. x Depth 22.4 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Asmund S. Laerdal
Site Made (City)
Stavanger
Site Made (Country)
Norway
Material
metal: silver; green
plastic: green; flesh tone; off-white
fabric: blue; red
fake hair: blonde
paper: light blue; grey
foam: beige; green
cardboard: green
wood: light brown
leather: brown
Inscriptions
A label on the top of the suitcase reads, "SOLD AND SERVICED EXCLUSIVELY BY // Safeco // SAFETY SUPPLY CO. // Safeco // HEAD OFFICE AND FACTORY 214 KING STREET EAST TORONTO 2, ONTARIO // GRAND FALLS - HALIFAX - SEPT ILES - MONTREAL - OTTAWA - TORONTO // PORT ARTHUR - WINNIPEG - REGINA - EDMONTON - CALGARY - LETHBRIDGE // TRAIL - VANCOUVER - POINTE-A-PIERRE, TRINIDAD - KINGSTON, JAMAICA"; the readout paper has boxes and columns which are filled out by the recorder; these are, "ACCEPTABLE YES NO [printed above boxes] NAME DATE // INFLATION // 2.0 litres // 1.5 // 1.2 // 0.8 // 0.5 // PULSE // COMPRESSION 38-51 mm // sec. // INCORRECT PRESSURE POINT // Stavanger, Norway"; the number "3" is written on the model's waist at the right and left side in magic marker
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T2-2
Condition Remarks
The suitcase is very worn; the heavy cardboard sides have many scratches and scuff marks; the leather strap on the inside is broken; the heavy paper covering inside the suitcase is torn in several spots; the model is missing its arms and control box as well as the track top that would have originally come with it; the plastic is stained in several areas
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
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laboratory thermometer

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997034284 a-c
Description
(a) Thermometer, which is a long, cylindrical tube with a closed eye at one end; the distal end tapers to a rounded metal tip; (b) long hollow cylindrical thermometer case; (c) cylindrical cap for tube.
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Accession Number
997034284 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Description
(a) Thermometer, which is a long, cylindrical tube with a closed eye at one end; the distal end tapers to a rounded metal tip; (b) long hollow cylindrical thermometer case; (c) cylindrical cap for tube.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size: Length 35.7cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
b - case - Size: Length 54.2cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.8 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Lab Glass Inc.
Site Made (City)
Vineland
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on side are horizontal gradation lines the length of the tube, with the numbers "0 // 9 // 8 // 7 // 6 // 5 // 4 // 3 // 2 // 1 // 0 // 9 // 8 // 7 // 6 // 5 // 4 // 3 // 2 // 1 // // 9 // 8 // 7 // 6 // 5 // 4 // 3 // 2 // 1 // 0 // 1 // 300 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 200 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 100 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0"; etched on glass case: "LAB GLASS INC. VINELAND N.J. U.S.A"; written on adhesive tape on case: "Large Glass Thermometer HANDLE WITH CARE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-4
Condition Remarks
(a) Some obliteration of numbers
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sargent-Welch Instruments, Apparatus, Furniture, Vacuum Pumps, Chemicals, Supplies for Industrial, Collegiate, Government and Research Laboratories," Sargent-Welch Scientific Co., 1982, p. 1349 (similar to item # S-80015-C) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Used for checking the temperature of solutions used during surgery
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bath thermometer

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997034285
Description
Rectangular wooden case with oval opening; inside wooden case is a glass tube with thermometer inside; thermometer is backed with paper with temperature gradients; circular hole is drilled through case below oval opening; bottom of thermometer protrudes into this hole; the handle is cylindrical wit…
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Accession Number
997034285
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Description
Rectangular wooden case with oval opening; inside wooden case is a glass tube with thermometer inside; thermometer is backed with paper with temperature gradients; circular hole is drilled through case below oval opening; bottom of thermometer protrudes into this hole; the handle is cylindrical with a contoured hand grip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on paper: horizontal lines the length of the thermometer; printed down the left side of the paper: "6 // 5 // 4 // 3 // 2 //1 // 0 // 1"; printed down the right side of the paper: "0 // C° // 0 // GDR // 0 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 // 0 "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-4
Dimension Notes
Length 25.6 cm x Width 10.3 cm x Depth 10.3 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Sargent-Welch Instruments, Apparatus, Furniture, Vacuum Pumps, Chemicals, Supplies for Industrial, Collegiate, Government and Research Laboratories," Sargent-Welch Scientific Co., 1982, p. 1364 (similar to item # S-81255)
Research Facts
Used for checking the temperature of solutions used during surgery; designed to float on the solution.
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photograph developer

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
000018001 a-b
Description
Photograph developer; wooden box (a) with a lid (b); the lid has a glass window and hinged covers; there is also an opening on the side of the box with a piece of fabric; the electrical cord is attached to the side; inside there is a red and white light bulb.
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Accession Number
000018001 a-b
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Photography -- instrumentation
Description
Photograph developer; wooden box (a) with a lid (b); the lid has a glass window and hinged covers; there is also an opening on the side of the box with a piece of fabric; the electrical cord is attached to the side; inside there is a red and white light bulb.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 29.0 cm x Width 19.7 x Depth 17.9 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 29.1 cm x Width 20.1 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Eastman Kodak
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Date based on objects similarity to a dated version appearing to be an earlier version.
Material
wood: brown, silver
glass: clear, white, black
metal: black, silver, rust
fabric: yellow, light blue
ceramic: off white, reddish brown
plastic: white, black
Inscriptions
Embossed on a painted metal plate "Kodak Amateur Printer // made in USA by // Eastman Kodak Company // Rochester NY // Trade Mark Registered US. Patent Office // 120 to 340 Volts-70 Watts"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-1
Condition Remarks
The object is dirty; the metal parts are rusting; the fabric is stained; the integrity of the case is intact.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "Profotos - Photo Glossary"; "Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, pp. 199-202.
Research Facts
Used for contact printing; producing an image by exposing a piece of photographic paper; the paper would be pressed tightly against the negative then both exposed to light; this reveals the image of the negative on the paper; the image will be the same size as the negative; in the context of the electrostatic generating machine this is called skiagraphy.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
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photograph printer

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
000018002 a-d
Description
Photograph printer is a wooden frame with a piece of glass in the center (a); two wooden blocks (b) , (c) with one side covered in felt are held against the glass (d) with metal arms.
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Accession Number
000018002 a-d
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Photography -- instrumentation
Description
Photograph printer is a wooden frame with a piece of glass in the center (a); two wooden blocks (b) , (c) with one side covered in felt are held against the glass (d) with metal arms.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - frame - Size: Length 23.3 cm x Width 18.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
b - block - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - block - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 1.1
d - glass pane - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Width 12.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Date based on a card that came with the object
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
fabric: green
metal: rust, black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-3
Condition Remarks
There are some stains on the wooden frame; the glass is dusty the metal arms at the back are corroded; seams to be in a stable condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Profotos - Photo Glossary"; CD #5
Research Facts
Used for contact printing; producing an image by exposing a piece of photographic paper; the paper would be pressed tightly against the negative then both exposed to light; this reveals the image of the negative on the paper; the image will be the same size as the negative.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
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Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
000019002
Description
A photovolt transmission density unit (densitometer) consisting of metal rectagular base protecting projection lamp with white acrylic top panel mounted on top of base; on off switch and dial on top panel; arm of unit extends out of top panel; electrical cord connected to the arm; two intertwining…
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Accession Number
000019002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Densitometry, X-Ray
Description
A photovolt transmission density unit (densitometer) consisting of metal rectagular base protecting projection lamp with white acrylic top panel mounted on top of base; on off switch and dial on top panel; arm of unit extends out of top panel; electrical cord connected to the arm; two intertwining electrical cords are connected to the arm at the top; lens on underside of arm points at circular glass covered opening in top panel.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
School of X-Ray, Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Photovolt
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Material
metal: blue, silver
plastic: white, grey blue
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Raised letters on front of machine: "PHOTOVOLT", printed on metal label: "PHOTOVOLT // NEW YORK CITY // SERIAL NO. // 6609 // MADE IN U.S.A. // MODEL NO. // 52".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 51.2 cm x Width 22.9 cm x Depth 29.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Needs extensive cleaning for heavy dust.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Manufacturers Manual", Photovolt, Model No. 52; CD #2
Research Facts
Used to measure the density of negatives in ordinary photography as well as in photolithography and photoengraving, black and white motion picture film, other transparencies, and colour analysis on colour film; spot-photometer is not included with this machine but it is needed to measure the density.
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Whatman filter paper box

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
001043036 a-b
Description
A Whatman filter paper box consisting of a base (a) and a lid (b); the box is greenish and has a round blue label and a red tape seal; the base is lined with pink tissue paper.
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Accession Number
001043036 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Filtration -- instrumentation
Chemistry
Description
A Whatman filter paper box consisting of a base (a) and a lid (b); the box is greenish and has a round blue label and a red tape seal; the base is lined with pink tissue paper.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 11.1 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
b - box lid - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Donated to the alumnae by Shirley Stephens Maguire from the KGH School of Nursing Class of 1956.
Maker
W. & R. Balston Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Appears in a 1942 catalogue
Material
cardboard: green, blue, red, white
paper: pink
Inscriptions
"CHEMICALLY PREPARED PAPER // W. % R. BALSTON, LTD. // GENUINE WHATMAN // FILTER PAPER // MADE IN ENGLAND // REGISTERED IN U.S. PATENT OFFICE // No. 2" printed on the lid.
"100 Circles // No. 2 //11.0 cms // Average Ash per Circle // .0006 grams" printed on a red sticker on the side of the lid.
"No. 2 // Thicker than No. 1 - Retains finer // precipitates. // Qualitative, or rough quantitative." printed on the bottom of the base.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-4
Condition Remarks
The cardboard is very worn around the edges and deformed; there is some staining.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; "Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," by CENCO (Central Scientific Company of Canada), copyright 1942, p. 186 (similar to item #13404) (see attached photocopy); CD #6.
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