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The Endocrine Glands [educational poster]

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Dates
1939
1950
circa 1939-1950
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Education
Archival, Images
Anatomy
Accession Number
000003400
Description
Educational poster concerning the endocrine system; white paper with white linen backing between two brown wooden cylindrical supports at top and bottom; supports are split into two pieces; poster is inserted into each support, along with a purple piece of fabric at top centre used for tying rolled…
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Accession Number
000003400
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Education
Archival, Images
Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Endocrine Glands - charts
Teaching Materials -- charts
Description
Educational poster concerning the endocrine system; white paper with white linen backing between two brown wooden cylindrical supports at top and bottom; supports are split into two pieces; poster is inserted into each support, along with a purple piece of fabric at top centre used for tying rolled poster; yellow metal hook attached to fabric tie to hang poster on wall; poster features illustrations printed with black, red, blue and yellow ink; colour illustrations of endocrine glands, such as the ovary, the adrenal gland, and the thyroid, along with black and white illustrations of cross-sections of those glands at different magnifications along edges; large colour illustration of the human body showing the endocrine glands and other organs in middle; blue sticker affixed to top support with title.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
A. J. Nystrom & Co. Publishers
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1939
1950
circa 1939-1950
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, blue
ink: black, blue, red, yellow, brown, white
wood: brown
fabric: white
metal: yellow, silver
Inscriptions
Printed at top of poster: "AMERICAN FROHSE ANATOMICAL CHARTS Plate No. 9// THIS PLATE FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS // BY LEON SCHLOSSBERG, UNDER SUPERVISION OF MAX BRODEL // JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY // The Endocrine Glands"; printed at bottom of poster: "A. HOEN & CO., BALTIMORE, U.S.A. A. J. Nystrom & Co. Publishers, Chicago PLATE NO. 9 // Copyright 1939, by A. J. Nystrom & Co. // All rights reserved in all countries"; stamped on bottom of poster: "CLAY-ADAMS CO. // NEW YORK // SKELETONS - MODELS // SPECIMENS - CHARTS // 7559"; printed on sticker on top: "AMER-FROHSE // NO. 9 // THE ENDOCRINE // GLANDS"; written in pencil on back: "ENDOCRINE SYSTEM // Endocrine Glands"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 1.59 m x Width 1.20 m x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Linen fraying at sides; brown marks along back; water damage on back at right side; poster is stiff and creased from being rolled, does not lie flat on its own
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Herff Jones Nystrom" website
Research Facts
A. J. Nystrom & Co. was founded in 1903 as an agent for a school map publisher in Edinburgh; in 1912 the company acquired the Goder Heiman Company, and with it the Frohse anatomical charts; as of 2010, the company exists as part of Herff Jones, Inc. and still specialises in maps and globes for classroom use
Images
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