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Thoma hemacytometer

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Dates
1900
1940
1900-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1980.23.5 a-f
Description
Wooden two-piece case (a,b) covered with diamond-patterned leather; inside fitted and lined with velvet; no hinges; contains (c) rubber tubing, (d,e) glass pipettes, and (f) blood cell counter.
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Accession Number
1980.23.5 a-f
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
Wooden two-piece case (a,b) covered with diamond-patterned leather; inside fitted and lined with velvet; no hinges; contains (c) rubber tubing, (d,e) glass pipettes, and (f) blood cell counter.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 20.4 cm x Width 8.9 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - lid
c - rubber tubing
d,e - pipettes - Size: Length 11.5 cm
f - haemacytometer - Size: Length 7.2 cm x WIdth 3.0 cm x Depth 4.0 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
E. Leitz
Site Made (City)
Wetzlar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1940
1900-1940
Material
wood: brown
leather: brown
fabric: dark green
glass:
rubber:
ivory: off-white
Inscriptions
Impressed in gold on the lid of the case: "Blutkörper zählapparat // nach Thoma // E. Leitz, Wetzlar"; printed on front of cell counter, on left: "O, I T // 1 // — // 4009mm"; on right: "E. Leitz // Wetzlar"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-8
Condition Remarks
Leather covering very worn; rubber perished; #2: rubber stiff
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
BLUTKÖRPER ZAHLAPPARAT translated means 'blood cell count'
Images
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