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colour standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010019 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard phenol red; each vial has a label near top; with information on maker; and the pH level of that particular standard; each vial separated by cardboard divider; tissue paper padding over to…
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Accession Number
994010019 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard phenol red; each vial has a label near top; with information on maker; and the pH level of that particular standard; each vial separated by cardboard divider; tissue paper padding over top.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Phenol Red pH 6.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Phenol Red pH 8.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Phenol Red pH 8.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Phenol Red pH 8.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white; blue
paper: white; blue; brown
Inscriptions
Label to outer side of lid: LaMotte Standards / Phenol Red / One Set // pH 6.8-8.4; label to vial reads: LAMOTTE STANDARDS // Phenol // Red // pH // Made By // LAMOTTE CHEMICAL PRODUCTS CO. // BALTIMORE, MD
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; box lid worn slightly; side label yellowed with a small tear; tissue paper inside yellowed and brittle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550J
Research Facts
Mr. K. Sayers
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color standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010020 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Thymol Blue; each vial has a label near top; with maker name, and the pH level of that particular standard; vials separated by cardboard divider; tissue paper padding over top.
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Accession Number
994010020 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Thymol Blue; each vial has a label near top; with maker name, and the pH level of that particular standard; vials separated by cardboard divider; tissue paper padding over top.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Thymol Blue pH 9.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Thymol Blue pH 9.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Thymol Blue pH 9.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Thymol Blue pH 9.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white
paper: white; blue; brown
Inscriptions
Label on lid: LaMotte Standards / Thymol Blue / One Set // pH 8.0-9.6; labels to vials read: LAMOTTE STANDARDS // Thymol // Blue // pH // Made By // LAMOTTE CHEMICAL PRODUCTS CO. // BALTIMORE, MD
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; box slightly grimy; tissue paper padding yellowed and brittle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550L
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colour standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010021 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Sulfo Orange; each vial has a label near top; with maker name, and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; cotton button padding over top
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Accession Number
994010021 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different
shade of colour standard Sulfo Orange; each vial has a label near top; with maker name,
and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; cotton button padding over
top
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 12.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 12.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 12.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 12.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white, blue
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
Label to side of box lid: LaMotte // Standards / Sulfo Orange / One Set // pH 11.0-12.6;
labels to vials read: LAMOTTE // STANDARDS // Sulfo Orange // pH // Made By // LAMOTTE
CHEMICAL PRODUCTS CO // BALTIMORE, MD
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550 (sulpho orange not listed); CD #6.
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Lamotte hydrogen ion testing set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1976.5.4 a-cg
Description
Hydrogen ion testing set consists of a rectangular wooden box (al) with a hinged front that drops down; on the front of the lid is a rectangular plastic plate tacked on with manufacturer information printed on it; on the underside of the lid is a narrow, rectangular, lidded compartment for storing…
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Accession Number
1976.5.4 a-cg
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Description
Hydrogen ion testing set consists of a rectangular wooden box (al) with a hinged front that drops down; on the front of the lid is a rectangular plastic plate tacked on with manufacturer information printed on it; on the underside of the lid is a narrow, rectangular, lidded compartment for storing some of the pipettes; beneath this compartment is a printed list of precautions to take while preparing for the test; on the back side of the front panel (which can be lowered) is a white, rectangular slab of glass which fits into a sort of slot that has been formed by cutting away parts of two narrow rectangular blocks that have been screwed to the panel; box contains test tubes, bottles, droppers, and a pamphlet; (a-u) and (ab) are test tubes; (v-aa) and (cf) are bottles; (ac), (ad), (ag-ak) are droppers; (am-az) are droppers in test tubes; (ba) and (bc) are droppers in bottles; (bd-bp) and (br-cd) are glass cells; (bq) and (ce) are cork tops; (cg) is the pamphlet.
Number Of Parts
85
Part Names
a-j - test tubes - Size: Length 11.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
l-t - test tubes - Size: Length 11.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
k - test tube - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
u - test tube - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
v-z - bottles - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
aa - bottle - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
ab - test tube - Size: Length 20.6 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
ac - dropper - Size: Length 21.0 cm
ad - dropper - Size: Length 17.8 cm
ae - glass rectangle - Size: Length 29.1 cm x Width 10.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
af - glass rod with wire - Size: Length 15.6 cm
ag - dropper - Size: Length 18.8 cm
ah - dropper - Size: Length 9.8 cm
ai - dropper - Size: Length 21.0 cm
aj - dropper - Size: Length 17.8 cm
ak - dropper - Size: Length 21.1 cm
al - wooden box - Size: Length 33.6 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 18.9 cm
am-az - droppers in test tubes - Size: Length 13.1 cm
ba-bc - droppers in bottles - Size: Length 10.0 cm
bd-bp - glass cells - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
br-cd - glass cells - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
bq - cork top - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
ce- cork top - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
cf - bottle - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
cg - pamphlet - Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 12.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Austin, administrator, Dept. of Pathology, Banting Institute.
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: brown
glass: amber; clear; white
rubber: reddish-brown
cork: brown
paper: blue; white; red; black; pink
plastic: white
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On lid s a plastic plate with: "LAMOTTE // HYDROGEN ION TESTING SET // MODEL 3B // BALTIMORE MARYLAND, U.S.A."; the five bottles (v-z) have paper labels listing their contents: (v) "Distilled water"; (w) "Methyl red pH 4.4 6.0"; (x) "Bromcresol purple pH 5.2-6.8"; (y) "Bromthymol Blue pH 6.0-7.6"; (z) "Phenol red pH 6.8-8.4"; the two large bottles have labels with their contents: (aa) "Phenol 5%"; (cf) "Distilled water"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D1-4
Condition Remarks
All the rubber has lost its resilience and hardened; some of it has become so brittle it has broken into pieces; #2: rubber is stiff, glass stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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