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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
997016072 a-b
Description
Framed montage of significant developments in anaesthesia, which consists of (a) a heavy sheet of paper with photocopies, line drawings and printed information glued on together to make a single montage; this montage is framed in (b) a wood and glass frame; the frame is made of painted wood with a …
Accession Number
997016072 a-b
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia -- history -- pictorial works
Description
Framed montage of significant developments in anaesthesia, which consists of (a) a heavy sheet of paper with photocopies, line drawings and printed information glued on together to make a single montage; this montage is framed in (b) a wood and glass frame; the frame is made of painted wood with a glass front and a coroplast backing, held in with nails; an eyescrew on either side with a wire through them allows the frame to be hung.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - montage - Size: Length 76.1 cm x Width 65.4 cm
b - frame - Size: Height 82.2 cm x Width 71.5 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: off-white
wood: light brown
paint: black
Inscriptions
(a) The words, "Dr. J. Desmond // Anaesthesia // 2 Eaton 306 // #3242" are written in pencil on the back of the montage
Permanent Location
Storage Room 1013
Condition Remarks
The montage has buckled severely due to the glue pasted over the front; the frame and montage were very dusty and dirty and there was a fair amount of mildew on the back of the montage; the frame is complete and shows only minor chipping of the paint; the glass is complete and undamaged.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
997016073 a-b
Description
Framed montage depicting the use of hypothermia in neurosurgery and cardiovascular surgery, which consists of (a) a heavy sheet of paper with nine colour photographs and printed information glued on together to make a single montage; this montage is framed in (b) a metal and glass frame; the frame …
Accession Number
997016073 a-b
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Hypothermia, Induced -- pictorial works
Neurosurgery -- pictorial works
Heart Surgery -- pictorial works
Description
Framed montage depicting the use of hypothermia in neurosurgery and cardiovascular surgery, which consists of (a) a heavy sheet of paper with nine colour photographs and printed information glued on together to make a single montage; this montage is framed in (b) a metal and glass frame; the frame is made of metal with a glass front and a wooden backing that has been screwed on; there are holes at the right and left sides of the frame, through which wire has been strung, to allow the montage to be hung.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - montage - Size: Length 60.8 cm x Width 58.3 cm
b - frame - Size: Height 61.2 cm x Width 58.7 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
The montage celebrates an event that took place in 1954
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: white
wood: light brown
photographs: black; red; flesh tone; blue; green; brown
Inscriptions
(a) The title at the top of the montage reads, "HYPOTHERMIA 1954 // FIRST IN THE WORLD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 1013
Condition Remarks
The montage arrived dirty and dusty; the photographs and paper are complete; the photos have small holes in each corner; the metal frame and wire show some wear, but no corrosion; the glass front of the frame is cracked diagonally from the upper right corner to the lower left corner.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail