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Dates
1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
1981.2.1 a-b
Description
Two bronze medallions, one of which commemorates Dr. John Rekai (a) and the other commemorating Central Hospital, Toronto (b).
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Accession Number
1981.2.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Hospitals
Physicians
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Two bronze medallions, one of which commemorates Dr. John Rekai (a) and the other commemorating Central Hospital, Toronto (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - medallion - Size: Diam. 8.0 cm
b - medallion - Size: Diam. 8.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Maker
Dora de Pédery–Hunt
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed around edge of front of (a): "Dr JOHN REKAI C.M. SURGEON"; image of Dr. Rekai in middle; on back: "MY SCALPEL WAS GUIDED // BY MY HEART"; around the edge of the front of (b): "CENTRAL HOSPITAL // TORONTO" "EST. 1951"; decorative embossing in centre; on back is embossed the image of a building.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Spark," 1957-1977, vol. 9; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Rekai is one of the founders of the Central Hospital; he served at the Semelweiss Hospital, Budapest, from 1938–1948, and at Central Hospital from 1957–1978.
Images
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