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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
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037128
Description
A wired metal cap used to cover the entire chin and lower maxillary bones, consisting of solid metal edges and a wire mesh body; the body curves at the sides for the contour of the jaw line; it has a concave bottom that has a rectangular piece of paper with the manufacturer's name stamped on the wi…
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Accession Number
997037128
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Jaw Fixation Techniques -- instrumentation
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Maxillary Fractures
Description
A wired metal cap used to cover the entire chin and lower maxillary bones, consisting of solid metal edges and a wire mesh body; the body curves at the sides for the contour of the jaw line; it has a concave bottom that has a rectangular piece of paper with the manufacturer's name stamped on the wired side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
De Puy Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Niles
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird medical practice
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The label stapled on wire body has the words, "De Puy Adjustable Wire // PATENTED // Maxilla Splint No. 27 // Adult // De Puy Manufacturing Co. // Niles, Michigan"; a pattern made of connected diamond shapes, suggesting a floral pattern (see sketch on accession sheet) borders the edges of the label
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 9.7 cm x Depth 8.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Spots of patina are apparent on metal; label is torn and worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of Max Wocher and Son," by Max Wocher & Son, Cincinatti, 189-, p. 255 (similar to item # 6) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
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