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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
995003079
Description
Cylindrical steel weight which is flat on the bottom and tapers at the top to a point which holds a bent hook; the weight has a hollow centre
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Accession Number
995003079
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Cylindrical steel weight which is flat on the bottom and tapers at the top to a point which
holds a bent hook; the weight has a hollow centre
Number Of Parts
1
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"50 LBS" is stamped into the side and "M GA 3" on the bottom
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Dimension Notes
Depth: 9.5 cm. x Diam. : 3.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The balance weight was dirty and dusty; there is some white paint on the weight
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Images
Less detail
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
995004058
Description
One hundred amp. fuse which consists of a main cylindrical section of black plastic, capped with silver metal; coming out at the top and bottom are flat pieces of copper 2.5 cm in length
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Accession Number
995004058
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Electricity
Description
One hundred amp. fuse which consists of a main cylindrical section of black plastic, capped
with silver metal; coming out at the top and bottom are flat pieces of copper 2.5 cm in length
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Commercial Eng. Fuse Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Material
metal: silver; brown
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed in yellow on the central section is, "Cefco 100 Amp. One time SA [encircled] 250 volts
or less Cat. No. OT 100/250 Commercial Eng. Fuse Co. Toronto, Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.0 cm. x Width: 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fuse was dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #4
Images
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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
995004059
Description
One hundred amp. fuse which consists of a main cylindrical section of black plastic, capped with silver metal; coming out at the top and bottom are flat pieces of copper 2.5 cm in length
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Accession Number
995004059
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Electricity
Description
One hundred amp. fuse which consists of a main cylindrical section of black plastic, capped
with silver metal; coming out at the top and bottom are flat pieces of copper 2.5 cm in length
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Commercial Eng. Fuse Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Material
metal: silver; brown
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed in yellow on the central section is, "Cefco 100 Amp. One time SA [encircled] 250 volts
or less Cat. No. OT 100/250 Commercial Eng. Fuse Co. Toronto, Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.0 cm. x Width: 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fuse was dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #4
Images
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model of lower vertebral column

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9557
Dates
1987
circa 1987
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
995005013
Description
A model of the lower vertebral column; the lower three lumbar vertebrae, the sacrum and the coccyx, as well as the spinal cord and discs can be seen; a metal rod attaches the model to the base.
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Accession Number
995005013
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Anatomy -- models
Spine -- models
Pharmacology -- advertisements
Description
A model of the lower vertebral column; the lower three lumbar vertebrae, the sacrum and the coccyx, as well as the spinal cord and discs can be seen; a metal rod attaches the model to the base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1987
circa 1987
Date Remarks
Voltaren receives FDA approval
Material
metal: silver
plastic: off-white; white; yellow; clear
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed on the base's face: "VOLTAREN® Geigy // (diclofenac sod.)" on both the front and back.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-S1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 18.7 cm x Width 7.9 cm x Depth 6.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Slightly dusty; plastic appears to have yellowed with age.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Appears to be a promotional item for the drug Voltaren® Geigy (diclofenac sod.); Novartis Pharmaceuticals manufactures the drug as an acute treatment for osteo- and rheumatoid arthritis.
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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
995005015
Description
A test tube rack for holding six large test tubes and four small tubes; the rack also has one open-ended rectangle and two open-ended cylinders, as well as one flat, rectangular area.
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Accession Number
995005015
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Clinical -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
A test tube rack for holding six large test tubes and four small tubes; the rack also has one open-ended rectangle and two open-ended cylinders, as well as one flat, rectangular area.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Ames
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed in the plastic, on top of rack: "AMES DIAGNOSTIC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Plastic has yellowed with age.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
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cytology fixative

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9569
Dates
1941
circa 1941
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
995005030
Description
(a) A cylindrical, plastic bottle with wrap-around paper label and a flat, closed bottom; has a narrow neck topped by stuck-on, plastic, cylindrical cap with integral spray head; (b) clear, cylindrical plastic cap that fits over spray assembly.
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Accession Number
995005030
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Fixatives
Cytology -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) A cylindrical, plastic bottle with wrap-around paper label and a flat, closed bottom; has a narrow neck topped by stuck-on, plastic, cylindrical cap with integral spray head; (b) clear, cylindrical plastic cap that fits over spray assembly.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 12.1 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 2.2 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Richard-Allan Medical Industries Inc.
Site Made (City)
Richland
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1941
circa 1941
Date Remarks
Cytology study becomes a common medical practice
Material
plastic: clear; translucent; white
paper: off-white; black
liquid contents: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on label on front: "RICHARD–ALLAN // MEDICAL INDUSTRIES // Fix-Rite // A CYTOLOGY FIXATIVE"; black label printed with: "DIRECTIONS: // 1. Prepare smear in usual manner // 2. Hold fixative 5-6 inches from surface of slide and using quick strokes spray until specimen is covered // 3. Allow to dry // 4. Slide may be stored indefinitely prior to staining // 5. Send prepared slides to pathology or cytological laboratory of your choice // CAUTION: Store according to Federal // regulations for medical flammable // items // INGREDIENTS: Alcohol, Acetone, Carbowax 1540 // PRODUCT OF: Richard-Allan Medical Industries, Inc. // 8850 M-89, Richland, Michigan 49083 // CONTENTS: 2 Fl. oz. (59 ml)"; printed directly on bottom: "78013"; embossed on bottom: "IMCO // 22"; (b) embossed inside lid: "22"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Condition Remarks
(a) Plastic in good condition; cap stuck on; label slightly discoloured; (b) some wear around bottom rim.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
History of Cytology Web site; CD #9
Research Facts
Fix-Rite 2 (later formulation) still in use today.
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microorganism collector

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9572
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
995005035
Description
Rectangular plastic and paper sterile wrapping, with the clear plastic covering the length of the package; top has peel-away opening; inside package is plastic-tipped swab for sampling and a plastic cylindrical tube to hold the completed sample.
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Accession Number
995005035
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microbiological Techniques -- instrumentation
Description
Rectangular plastic and paper sterile wrapping, with the clear plastic covering the length of the package; top has peel-away opening; inside package is plastic-tipped swab for sampling and a plastic cylindrical tube to hold the completed sample.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Starplex Scientific
Site Made (City)
Etobicoke
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Starplex founded in the 1970s.
Material
paper: white; off-white; pink; pale blue
plastic: pink; white; clear
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "ST [five-pointed star] RSWAB® // MICROORGANISM COLLECTION AND TRANSPORT SYSTEM // SYSTÈME DE COLLECTE ET D'EXPÉDITION DE MICROORGANISMES // 1. PEEL OPEN STERILE PACK. // 2. REMOVE SWAB AND TAKE SPECIMEN. // 3. REMOVE AND DISCARD PLUG FROM TUBE. // 4. INSERT SWAB INTO TUBE AND PUSH IN PLUG. // 5. RECORD PATIENT'S NAME ON LABEL. // 6. SEND SPECIMEN TO LABORATORY FOR IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC USE. // N.B. STERILE UNTIL PACKAGE IS OPENED. // MADE IN CANADA BY: STARPLEX SCIENTIFIC; ETOBICOKE, ONT. M9W 6Y3 // 1. PELER L'EMBALLAGE // 2. RETIRER LA TIGE MONTÉE ET PRÉLEVER L'ÉCHANTILLON. // 3. ENLEVER ET JETER LE BOUCHON DU TUBE. // 4. INSÉRER LA TIGE DANS LE TUBE ET BIEN BOUCHER. // 5. INSCRIRE LE NOM DU PATIENT SUR L'ÉTIQUIETTE // 6. ENVOYER L'ÉCHANTILLON AU LABORATOIRE. POUR DIAGNOSTIC IN VITRO // SEULEMENT. L'ÉMBALLAGE INTACT EST STÉRILE. // N.B. SI NON OUVERT L'ÉMBALLAGE EST STÉRILE. // FABRIQUE AU CANADA: STARPLEX SCIENTIFIC: ETOBICOKE, ONT. M9W 6Y3 Item No. 1287."; printed perpendicular to other printing: "6"; printed on tube inside package: "STARPLEX® // SCIENTIFIC // Date: // Name/Nom: // Specimen/Échantillon: F/M // MADE IN CANADA/FABRIQUÉ AU CANADA Etobicoke, Ont. M9W 6Y3 // [printed sideways] #3062 // [printed in stippled style] S130 // MOD AMIES CLEAR // LOT 4H31A // EXP AUG96"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 23.3 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Tube inside package seems discoloured; sterile seals intact; no stains, no signs of wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Company Web site; also see 995.005.036 and .037; CD #9
Research Facts
Identical to 995.005.036 and .037
Images
Less detail

microorganism collector

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9573
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
995005036
Description
Rectangular plastic and paper sterile wrapping, with the clear plastic covering the length of the package; top has peel-away opening; inside package is plastic-tipped swab for sampling and a plastic cylindrical tube to hold the completed sample.
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Accession Number
995005036
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microbiological Techniques -- instrumentation
Description
Rectangular plastic and paper sterile wrapping, with the clear plastic covering the length of the package; top has peel-away opening; inside package is plastic-tipped swab for sampling and a plastic cylindrical tube to hold the completed sample.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Starplex Scientific
Site Made (City)
Etobicoke
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Starplex founded in the 1970s.
Material
paper: white; off-white; pink; pale blue
plastic: pink; white; clear
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "ST [five-pointed star] RSWAB® // MICROORGANISM COLLECTION AND TRANSPORT SYSTEM // SYSTÈME DE COLLECTE ET D'EXPÉDITION DE MICROORGANISMES // 1. PEEL OPEN STERILE PACK. // 2. REMOVE SWAB AND TAKE SPECIMEN. // 3. REMOVE AND DISCARD PLUG FROM TUBE. // 4. INSERT SWAB INTO TUBE AND PUSH IN PLUG. // 5. RECORD PATIENT'S NAME ON LABEL. // 6. SEND SPECIMEN TO LABORATORY FOR IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC USE. // N.B. STERILE UNTIL PACKAGE IS OPENED. // MADE IN CANADA BY: STARPLEX SCIENTIFIC; ETOBICOKE, ONT. M9W 6Y3 // 1. PELER L'EMBALLAGE // 2. RETIRER LA TIGE MONTÉE ET PRÉLEVER L'ÉCHANTILLON. // 3. ENLEVER ET JETER LE BOUCHON DU TUBE. // 4. INSÉRER LA TIGE DANS LE TUBE ET BIEN BOUCHER. // 5. INSCRIRE LE NOM DU PATIENT SUR L'ÉTIQUIETTE // 6. ENVOYER L'ÉCHANTILLON AU LABORATOIRE. POUR DIAGNOSTIC IN VITRO // SEULEMENT. L'ÉMBALLAGE INTACT EST STÉRILE. // N.B. SI NON OUVERT L'ÉMBALLAGE EST STÉRILE. // FABRIQUE AU CANADA: STARPLEX SCIENTIFIC: ETOBICOKE, ONT. M9W 6Y3 Item No. 1287."; printed perpendicular to other printing: "5"; printed on tube inside package: "STARPLEX® // SCIENTIFIC // Date: // Name/Nom: // Specimen/Échantillon: F/M // MADE IN CANADA/FABRIQUÉ AU CANADA Etobicoke, Ont. M9W 6Y3 // [printed sideways] #3062 // [printed in stippled style] S130 // MOD AMIES CLEAR // LOT 4H31A // EXP AUG96"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 23.3 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Tube inside package seems discoloured; sterile seals intact; no stains, no signs of wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Company Web site; also see 995.005.035 and .037; CD #9
Research Facts
Identical to 995.005.035 and .037
Images
Less detail

microorganism collector

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9574
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
995005037
Description
Rectangular plastic and paper sterile wrapping, with the clear plastic covering the length of the package; top has peel-away opening; inside package is plastic-tipped swab for sampling and a plastic cylindrical tube to hold the completed sample.
  2 images  
Accession Number
995005037
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microbiological Techniques -- instrumentation
Description
Rectangular plastic and paper sterile wrapping, with the clear plastic covering the length of the package; top has peel-away opening; inside package is plastic-tipped swab for sampling and a plastic cylindrical tube to hold the completed sample.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Starplex Scientific
Site Made (City)
Etobicoke
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Starplex founded in the 1970s.
Material
paper: white; off-white; pink; pale blue
plastic: pink; white; clear
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "ST [five-pointed star] RSWAB® // MICROORGANISM COLLECTION AND TRANSPORT SYSTEM // SYSTÈME DE COLLECTE ET D'EXPÉDITION DE MICROORGANISMES // 1. PEEL OPEN STERILE PACK. // 2. REMOVE SWAB AND TAKE SPECIMEN. // 3. REMOVE AND DISCARD PLUG FROM TUBE. // 4. INSERT SWAB INTO TUBE AND PUSH IN PLUG. // 5. RECORD PATIENT'S NAME ON LABEL. // 6. SEND SPECIMEN TO LABORATORY FOR IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC USE. // N.B. STERILE UNTIL PACKAGE IS OPENED. // MADE IN CANADA BY: STARPLEX SCIENTIFIC; ETOBICOKE, ONT. M9W 6Y3 // 1. PELER L'EMBALLAGE // 2. RETIRER LA TIGE MONTÉE ET PRÉLEVER L'ÉCHANTILLON. // 3. ENLEVER ET JETER LE BOUCHON DU TUBE. // 4. INSÉRER LA TIGE DANS LE TUBE ET BIEN BOUCHER. // 5. INSCRIRE LE NOM DU PATIENT SUR L'ÉTIQUIETTE // 6. ENVOYER L'ÉCHANTILLON AU LABORATOIRE. POUR DIAGNOSTIC IN VITRO // SEULEMENT. L'ÉMBALLAGE INTACT EST STÉRILE. // N.B. SI NON OUVERT L'ÉMBALLAGE EST STÉRILE. // FABRIQUE AU CANADA: STARPLEX SCIENTIFIC: ETOBICOKE, ONT. M9W 6Y3 Item No. 1287."; printed perpendicular to other printing: "6"; printed on tube inside package: "STARPLEX® // SCIENTIFIC // Date: // Name/Nom: // Specimen/Échantillon: F/M // MADE IN CANADA/FABRIQUÉ AU CANADA Etobicoke, Ont. M9W 6Y3 // [printed sideways] #3062 // [printed in stippled style] S130 // MOD AMIES CLEAR // LOT 4H31A // EXP AUG96"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 23.3 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Tube inside package seems discoloured; sterile seals intact; no stains, no signs of wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Company Web site; also see 995.005.035 and .036; CD #9
Research Facts
Identical to 995.005.035 and .036
Images
Less detail
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
995005044
Description
Wooden test tube rack with base and two tiers; all these are pierced with holes to hold vials and test tubes; five circular rods are mounted at back to hold empty test tubes.
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Accession Number
995005044
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
Wooden test tube rack with base and two tiers; all these are pierced with holes to hold vials and test tubes; five circular rods are mounted at back to hold empty test tubes.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Material
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Dimension Notes
Length 24.6 cm x Width 17.9 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Stains on wood; paint spatters on side; one rod missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
Less detail

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