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Phipps and Bird physiology kit

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Centennial Secondary School Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
006022001 a-an
Description
Black case with objects set into compartments; the case (a) is rectangular and suitcase-like, the objects in the lower part of the case are: Bird kymograph (b), support rod (c), kymograph drum spindle (d), ring on kymograph drum spindle (e), inductorium (f), drum rack for smoking stand (g), kymogr…
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Accession Number
006022001 a-an
Collection
Centennial Secondary School Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Kymography -- instrumentation
Physiology -- instrumentation
Description
Black case with objects set into compartments; the case (a) is rectangular and suitcase-like, the objects in the lower part of the case are: Bird kymograph (b), support rod (c), kymograph drum spindle (d), ring on kymograph drum spindle (e), inductorium (f), drum rack for smoking stand (g), kymograph paper (h), kymograph drum (i), frog board (j), envelope with clips (k), plastic packaging (l), bag with parts (m), clamp (n), clamp (o), clamp with oval ends (p), bolt (q); objects in the upper tray are : femur clamp (r), heart lever (s), pneumograph (t), clamp, gaskell (u), tuning fork (v), tambour (w), signal magnet (x), plethysmograph (y), smoking burner (z), muscle lever (aa), wire and electrode (ab), scale pan (ac), lever (ad), holder for accessory items (ae), kit diagram (af), physiology laboratory manual (ag), envelope (ah), instructions for kymographs (ai), instructions for smoking stand and burner (aj), instructions for muscle lever (ak), instructions for inductorium (al), parts list (am), and parts tray (an).
Number Of Parts
40
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 71.7 cm x Width 38.7 cm x Depth 21.7 cm
b - kymograph - Size: Length 50.0 cm x Width 15.3 cm x Depth 22.1 cm
c - support rod - Size: Length 40.8 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
d - kymograph drum spindle - Size: Length 38.0 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
e - ring on kymograph drum spindle - Size: Depth 2.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
f - inductorium - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 10.9 cm
g - drum rack for smoking stand - Size: Length 32.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
h - kymograph paper - Size: Length 54.5 cm x Width 16.9 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
i - kymograph drum - Size: Length 15.9 cm x Diam. 15.8 cm
j - frog board - Size: Length 22.8 cm x Width 15.1 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
k - Envelope with clips - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width x 9.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
l - plastic packaging - Size: Length 41.5 cm x Width 24.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
m - Bag with parts
n - clamp - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
o - clamp - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
p - clamp with oval ends - Size: Length 11.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
q - bolt - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
r - clamp, femur - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
s - heart lever - Size: Length 20.2 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
t - pneumograph - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
u - clamp, gaskell - Size: Length 22.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
v - tuning fork - Size: Length 29.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
w - tambour - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
x - signal magnet - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
y - plethysmograph - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
z - smoking burner - Size: Length 24.5 cm x Width 18.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
aa - muscle lever - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
ab - wire and electrode - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
ac - scale pan - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
ad - lever - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
ae - holder for accessory items - Size: Length 39.2 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
af - kit diagram - Size:- Length 63.4 cm x Width 32.0 cm
ag - physiology laboratory manual - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 22.5 cm
ah - envelope - Size: Length 23.9 cm x Width 10.5 cm
ai - instructions for kymographs - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 21.5 cm
aj - instructions for smoking stand and burner - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 21.5 cm
ak - instructions for muscle lever - Size: Length 43.2 cm x Width 27.2 cm
al - instructions for inductorium - Size: Length 43.2 cm x Width 27.2 cm
am - parts List - Size: Length 43.2 cm x Width 27.2 cm
an - parts tray - Size: Length 51.0 cm x Width 35.5 cm
Provenance
The Phipps and Bird Physiology kit is from Centennial Secondary School.
Maker
Phipps & Bird Inc.
Site Made (City)
Richmond
Site Made (State)
Virginia
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Date of the publication of the laboratory manual.
Material
paper: off white, black, white, orange, brown.
wood: black, brown
metal: sliver, yellow
pastic: beige, brown, black
rubber: black
cork: light brown
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Marks on instruction sheets found in an envelope:
" INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING THE ELECTRICALLY-DRIVEN KYMOGRAPHS // #70-060 and #70-070 "
"INSTRUCTIONS FOR SMOKING STAND AND BURNER // CAT. NO. 70-137-01 "
"INSTRUCTIONS FOR SETTING UP MUSCLE-LEVER 70-380 (Basic Unit) WITH ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR 70-390, // 70-400, 70-410, 70-420, 70-430, 70-460, 70-470 and 70-480. "
" PARTS LIST // ALL SIGNAL MAGNETS BASIC STRUCTURE "
"INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING PHIPPS & BIRD STUDENT INDUCTORIUM 70-922 "
"PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY MANUAL"
" PHIPPS & BIRD, INC // PHYSIOLOGY KITS # 1 AND #2 "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E1-3
Condition Remarks
This kit has never been used; the smoking stand is missing; there is some staining on the inside of the lid of the box where a large chart was once attached; The chart is still in good condition; the label on the top of the lid is lifting, otherwise the kit is in excellent condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
The kit includes experiments for spinal cord and muscle response in frogs and many more.
Images
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003001 a-d
Description
Metal bed (painted white) with brass top rail and two knobs at the head and foot; (a) head has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three horizontal struts; (b) foot has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three horizontal struts; (c,d)…
Accession Number
995003001 a-d
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Beds
Description
Metal bed (painted white) with brass top rail and two knobs at the head and foot; (a) head
has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three horizontal
struts; (b) foot has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and
three horizontal struts; (c,d) side rails to join the head and foot of bed; rails are made
of metal which is painted white (and flaking)
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bed - head - Size: Length 143.0 cm. x Width 100.0 cm.
b - bed - foot - Size: Length 91.0 cm. x Width 100.0 cm.
c - bed - rail - Size: Length 190.0 cm. x Width 6.0 cm.
d - bed - rail - Size: Length 190.0 cm. x Width 6.0 cm.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: silver; yellow
paint: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-FLOOR
Condition Remarks
Bed was extremely dirty and the brass badly tarnished; much of the paint is chipping off;
brass knobs have several dents; overall, the metal is very stable
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003002
Description
Wooden bed tray constructed of two side panels with legs, joined together by front and back panels and topped with a flat surface. The top also has 3 cm. built-up sections at the sides and back and is cut in at the front to allow the patient to sit close to the tray
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Accession Number
995003002
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Food Services
Bed Rest -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden bed tray constructed of two side panels with legs, joined together by front and back
panels and topped with a flat surface. The top also has 3 cm. built-up sections at the
sides and back and is cut in at the front to allow the patient to sit close to the tray
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
1920-1940
Material
wood: light brown
paint: off-white
Inscriptions
"D2" stencilled in black on the front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-P2-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 63.0 cm. x Width: 42.0 cm. x Depth: 23.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bed tray was very dirty and dusty; there are many chips and scuff marks on the paint;
it also shows wear on the edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003003
Description
Wooden bed tray constructed of two side panels with legs, joined together by front and back panels and topped with a flat surface. The front of the top is cut in slightly, to allow the patient to sit close to the tray
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Accession Number
995003003
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Food Services
Bed Rest -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden bed tray constructed of two side panels with legs, joined together by front and back
panels and topped with a flat surface. The front of the top is cut in slightly, to allow
the patient to sit close to the tray
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
1920-1940
Material
wood: light brown
paint: off-white
Inscriptions
"D.111" stencilled in black on the front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-P2-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 60.0 cm. x Width: 45.0 cm. x Depth: 20.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bed tray was very dirty and dusty; there are many chips and scuff marks on the paint;
it also shows wear on the edges and the top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003004
Description
Two-shelved cart on four wheels (24 cm diameter); shelves are made of enamelled metal; the four posts which endd with wheels are painted metal; metal supports for the shelves are painted metal; there are four painted metal rods 6 cm. above the bottom shelf and two rods 7 cm. above the top shelf (tw…
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Accession Number
995003004
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Two-shelved cart on four wheels (24 cm diameter); shelves are made of enamelled metal; the
four posts which endd with wheels are painted metal; metal supports for the shelves are
painted metal; there are four painted metal rods 6 cm. above the bottom shelf and two rods
7 cm. above the top shelf (two rods are missing)
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
1930-1940
Material
metal: dark grey
enamel: white
paint: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-11-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 88.0 cm. x Width: 51.0 cm. x Depth: 87.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The cart was very dirty and dusty; there are many chips and scuff marks on the paint;
some areas of paint are unstable and will chip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; CD #6
Research Facts
The cart was multipurpose and used to take blankets to patients, to transport materials for
treatment of patients' backs (back rubs), to transport materials for changing patients'
dressings after operations, etc.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003005
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back; there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is a metal bar at the back which allo…
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Accession Number
995003005
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Wheelchairs
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a
caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back;
there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is
a metal bar at the back which allows the wheelchair to be pushed
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Somewhat similar to a chair found in a 1932-33 Pilling catalogue.
Material
metal: dark brown
wood: brown
paint: dark mustard
cane: beige
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"W-II" painted in white at the base of the chair back (Watkins 2)
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 118.0 cm. x Width: 60.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The chair was very dirty and dusty; wood is chipped in one place and cracked in one place;
the paint on the metal is chipped and worn in several places; the wheelguard is missing
from the chair's left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; http://inventors.about.com/od/wstartinventions/a/wheelchair.htm; CD #6
Exhibit History
On display at the Museum, Mar. 12, 1998
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003006
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with flat bottom (with 9 ventilation holes) and arm rests; the back of the chair is made up of 6 flat slats framed in a rectangular siding; the legrest bottom can be lifted up; there are four metal spoked wheels -- two large at the back sides and two small at…
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Accession Number
995003006
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Wheelchairs
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with flat bottom (with 9 ventilation holes) and arm
rests; the back of the chair is made up of 6 flat slats framed in a rectangular siding; the
legrest bottom can be lifted up; there are four metal spoked wheels -- two large at the
back sides and two small at the front sides; there is a metal bar at the back which allows
the wheelchair to be pushed
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Gendron
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Timeline for improvements on wheelchairs.
Material
metal: silver; dark grey
wood: brown
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"VI" painted in yellow at the top of the back (Victory I); there is also a manufacturer's
label at the top of the back, which reads "TORONTO // Gendron // CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-1-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 117.0 cm. x Width: 60.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The chair was very dirty and dusty; the wood is worn and scratched in several spots; the
rubber is missing from the wheelchair's left back wheel
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; http://inventors.about.com/od/wstartinventions/a/wheelchair.htm; CD #6
Exhibit History
On display at the Museum, Mar. 12, 1998
Images
Less detail

oral-examining mirror

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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
995003008
Description
Oral-examining mirror consisting of a cylindrical metal handle with a round mirrored head.
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Accession Number
995003008
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Diagnosis, Oral -- instrumentation
MM= Mirror -- laryngeal
Description
Oral-examining mirror consisting of a cylindrical metal handle with a round mirrored head.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
S.S. White (handle); Denco (head)
Site Made (Country)
USA (handle); Germany (head)
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
uncertain
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved on the handle: "MADE BY S.S. WHITE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA"; engraved at head:
"4 DENCO BOILABLE AUTOCLAVE GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Condition Remarks
Instrument was dirty and dusty; the handle is worn and shows another metal (brass?) under
the silver-coloured coating
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; CD #2
Research Facts
Found in sterilizer/autoclave 995.003.007
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003009
Description
Windsor-type wooden chair with four legs supported by four horizontal bars (two going left to right and two front to back); the chair seat is a single solid piece of wood; the back and arm rests are made of a single piece of wood with 15 supporting spindles.
Accession Number
995003009
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, non-medical
Description
Windsor-type wooden chair with four legs supported by four horizontal bars (two going left to right and two front to back); the chair seat is a single solid piece of wood; the back and arm rests are made of a single piece of wood with 15 supporting spindles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the private rooms onKingsotn General Hospital Watkins 4.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-13-2
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Several rungs are dry and loose; very dirty and dusty; there are some worn places in the varnish and there are several scratch marks in the wood
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Refinished in 1967
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000
Less detail
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003010 a-b
Description
(a) Wooden bedside table with (b) removable drawer; the table is rectangular in shape on four long round legs; there is a pattern cut into the front on either side of the drawer which is very plain (varnished front only) with five wooden knobs; there is a plain wooden shelf near the bottom of the t…
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Accession Number
995003010 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, non-medical
Description
(a) Wooden bedside table with (b) removable drawer; the table is rectangular in shape on four long round legs; there is a pattern cut into the front on either side of the drawer which is very plain (varnished front only) with five wooden knobs; there is a plain wooden shelf near the bottom of the table.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bedside table - Length 76.5 cm. x Width 71.0 cm.
b - drawer - Length 38.0 cm. x Width 30.6 cm.
Provenance
Used in the private rooms on Watkins 4.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
wood: light brown
varnish: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-4-2
Condition Remarks
The table was very dirty and dusty; there are a small number of scratch marks; there has been a recent repair to the top (two new nails); the table and varnish show little wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
Less detail

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