Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
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…
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.
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"
Storage Room 2005
Length 1.59 m x Width 1.20 m x Depth 2.2 cm
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
"Herff Jones Nystrom" website
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