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Dunning colorimeter; renal function test

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037003 a-p
Description
Hinged wooden box (a) contains thirteen colour standards of varying shades of pink in identical, sealed flat-bottomed glass ampoules; each ampoule is marked with a different number from 5-100; box also contains a small plain glass test tube and a wooden comparison box with an opaque glass plate and…
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Accession Number
997037003 a-p
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Kidney Function Tests -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
Hinged wooden box (a) contains thirteen colour standards of varying shades of pink in identical, sealed flat-bottomed glass ampoules; each ampoule is marked with a different number from 5-100; box also contains a small plain glass test tube and a wooden comparison box with an opaque glass plate and two holes for comparing sample and standards; there is a paper label on inside of lid
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
a - main wooden box - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - comparison box - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
c - glass test tube - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d-p - glass ampoules x 13 - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Hynson, Westcott and Company Pharmaceutical Chemists
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Range of 1910-1949 given by Ohiolink
Material
metal: black; brown
wood: brown
glass: clear
paper: discoloured white
fabric cover: black
wood:
Inscriptions
Label attached to inside of lid reads, "DUNNING COLORIMETER FOR ESTIMATING QUANTITY OF PHENOLSULPHONEPHTHALEN EXCRETED WHEN APPLYING THE ROWNTREE-GERAGHTY RENAL FUNCTION TEST. DIRECTIONS FOR APPLYING TEST - [listed] - HYNSON, WESTCOTT & COMPANY PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTS BALTIMORE, MARYLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Condition Remarks
The main wooden box has a few minor marks from normal wear; the labelling inside is somewhat faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (IC-141) Chemistry Industrial Testing Biological Sciences," copyright 1942 by CENCO (Central Scientific Company of Canada), p. 662 (similar to item 43170) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
Images
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997037157 a-d
Description
A glass syringe consisting of (a) a hollow cylindrical glass tube that is open at both ends; the tip is cylindrical and tapered at one end with a small round hole; the other end has a large opening with a rounded lip and two flattened anti-roll sides; the plunger (b) is a hollow, ground glass cylin…
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Accession Number
997037157 a-d
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
A glass syringe consisting of (a) a hollow cylindrical glass tube that is open at both ends; the tip is cylindrical and tapered at one end with a small round hole; the other end has a large opening with a rounded lip and two flattened anti-roll sides; the plunger (b) is a hollow, ground glass cylinder with a flat bottom and a round, flat thumb push on top; the plunger fits into the barrel and is ground on the exterior to ensure a water-tight fit; it is tipped with red to increase visibility of scale markings; the syringe is contained in a rectangular paper-covered cardboard slide box (c,d); the box sheath (c) is shallow with an apparent seam on the side; it holds (d) the box bottom which smoothly slides into the sheath
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - syringe- Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
b - plunger: Size: Length 12.6 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
c - box sheath - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
d - box bottom - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
East Rutherford Syringes
Site Made (City)
East Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
glass: red; clear
paper-covered cardboard: blue; red; grey
Inscriptions
(a) Etched on outside of syringe are the numbers "5 10 15 20cc // 319"; and "Trade // IDEAL [enclosed in a rectangle] // MARK REG // ERSCO [in cursive script] // U.S.A."; (b) the side of the plunger has the number "319"; (d) side of box bottom reads "IDEAL // SYRINGE // LUER 20CC TYPE // EAST RUTHERFORD SYRINGES // EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
There is wear on outside of box sheath; slightly discoloured on bottom of box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physician's Equipment and Supplies," by the J.F. Hartz Co., Toronto, 1960, p. 283 (similar to item 6-20M/2) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
Less detail