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compound monocular microscope

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.18.1 a-o
Description
A wooden case (o) closed with a key that has white string holds a brass monocular microscope (a) with three lens mounts on a cylindrical barrel mounted on a horseshoe-shaped metal base; maker's marks impressed on front of barrel; features include condensor and diaphragm and coarse and fine focus; n…
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Accession Number
1981.18.1 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
Description
A wooden case (o) closed with a key that has white string holds a brass monocular microscope (a) with three lens mounts on a cylindrical barrel mounted on a horseshoe-shaped metal base; maker's marks impressed on front of barrel; features include condensor and diaphragm and coarse and fine focus; nine extra attachments, lenses, and lens covers; parts are: three eyepieces, x10, x6, x8 (b-d), four brass lens holders, x10, x30, x60, and oil immersion x100 Ap. 1.30 (e-h); oil immersion lens in (h) x100 Ap. 1.30 (i); replacement mechanism for coarse focus (j); table of magnifications in German (k); three smoked glass filters (l-n) .
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - microscope
b - eyepiece
c - eyepiece
d - eyepiece
e - lens holder
f- lens holder
g - lens holder
h - lens holder
i - lens
j - coarse focus
k - magnification table
l - filter
m - filter
n - filter
o - case - Size: Length 30.5 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Lane; belonged to his father, Dr. R.D. Lane.
Maker
H. Oehler Wetzlar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20th century"
Material
wood: light brown
metal: yellow; black; silver
glass: clear; pale blue; dark blue
Paper
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Impressed on (b-g): "H. Oehler Wetzlar"; on (h): "H.O. Wetzlar"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A1-2
Condition Remarks
Slight chipping of paint on the base.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. R.D. Lane was a graduate of U of T in 1909; he bought the microscope second hand; it was used by his son, Dr. R.G. Lane, during World War II when he was a Royal Navy surgeon in the Mediterranean Fleet on the famous antiaircraft "C" class ship, the "Cairo."
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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.28.1 a-aq
Description
An oak case (aq) containing a sling hygrometer (a) with its leather case (b); directions for the hygrometer wicks (c); replacement wicks in plastic boxes (d,e); 12 thermometers with their cardboard cylinders: Kata, mean 36.5, F. 451, No. 2904 (f,g); Kata, mean 36.5, F. 461, No. 3443 (h,i); Kata, 44…
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Accession Number
1981.28.1 a-aq
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Environmental Monitoring
Humidity
Description
An oak case (aq) containing a sling hygrometer (a) with its leather case (b); directions for the hygrometer wicks (c); replacement wicks in plastic boxes (d,e); 12 thermometers with their cardboard cylinders: Kata, mean 36.5, F. 451, No. 2904 (f,g); Kata, mean 36.5, F. 461, No. 3443 (h,i); Kata, 44-28 cm, No. 517 (j,k); Kata, 44-28 cm, No. 516 (l,m); Kata, 150-145 F, F. 665, No. 1538 (n,o); Kata, 150-145 F, F. 645, No. 1537 (p,q); Kata, 130-125 F, F. 467, No. 1334 (r,s); mercury thermometer, 150-30, 4 1/2 immersion enclosed in brass, N. 27040 (t,u); mercury thermometer 40-60F, No. 47213 (v,w); mercury thermometer 150-50C, No. 12145 (x,y); mercury thermometer 150-50C, No. 12179 (z,aa); mercury thermometer 120-6F, No. 19285 (ab); mercury thermometer 120-6F, No. 192?? (ac); remaining items are: a brass ball with three suspension loops (ad); two screw clamps (ae,af); three extension rods (ag-ai); a thermos bottle (aj); a length of cord (ak); a strip of Plexiglas (al); unknown item (am); wooden storage tray fitting into the main case (an); two wooden lids (ao,ap).
Number Of Parts
43
Part Names
a - hygrometer - Size: Length 21.0 cm
b - case for hygrometer
c - directions
d - wick
e - wick
f - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
g - cylinder for thermometer
h - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
i - cylinder for thermometer
j - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
k - cylinder for thermometer
l - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
m - cylinder for thermometer
n - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
o - cylinder for thermometer
p - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
q - cylinder for thermometer
r - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
s - cylinder for thermometer
t - thermometer - Size: Length 36.0 cm
u - cylinder for thermometer
v - thermometer - Size: Length 18.0 cm
w - cylinder for thermometer
x - thermometer - Size: Length 16.7 cm
y - cylinder for thermometer
z - thermometer - Size: Length 16.7 cm
aa - cylinder for thermometer
ab - thermometer - Size: Length 38.0 cm
ac - thermometer - Size: Length 39.5 cm
ad - brass ball
ae - screw clamp - Size: Length 11.5 cm
af - screw clamp - Size: Length 14.0 cm
ag - extension rod - Size: Length 44.0 cm
ah - extension rod - Size: Length 43.0 cm
ai - extension rod - Size: Length 42.0 cm
aj - thermos - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
ak - cord - Size: Length 2.6 m
al - plastic strip - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm
an - storage tray - Size: Length 45.5 cm x Width 20.2 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
ao - lid - Size: Length 25.4 cm x Width 8.8 cm
ap - lid - SIze: Length 25.4 cm x Width 8.0 cm
aq - case - Size: Length 48.0 cm x Width 24.5 cm x Depth 22.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine: source: Dr. J.W. Scott of U of T Dept. of Physiology.
Maker
S.A.F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Material
wood: brown
plastic: clear
glass: clear
metal: silver; yellow
paint: black
cardboard: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-2
Condition Remarks
Leather carrying strap is broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used on the cruiser "Devonshire" on its voyage to Australia.
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Stand II Leitz microscope

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Dates
1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.32.1
Description
Monocular microscope has a solid brass horseshoe-shaped base with black baked-on enamel; three objectives (3, 7, 1 over 12), plus two extra, on of which was made by C. Baker, London; an assortment of blood films, slip covers, and two glass filters; comes in a wooden case that has its original key.
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Accession Number
1981.32.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
Description
Monocular microscope has a solid brass horseshoe-shaped base with black baked-on enamel; three objectives (3, 7, 1 over 12), plus two extra, on of which was made by C. Baker, London; an assortment of blood films, slip covers, and two glass filters; comes in a wooden case that has its original key.
Part Names
microscope - Size: Length 30.5 cm
case - Size: Length 35.0 cm x Width 17.5 cm x Depth 18.1 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.C. McKellar of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
E. Leitz Wetzlar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
Material
metal: yellow; silver
glass: clear; silvered
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Serial number 55055 on microscope and on case; a cast "L" on the open thumb piece of the key.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Belonged to Mrs. McKellar's late husband, Dr. J.C. McKellar, who inherited the microscope from his maternal grandfather, Dr. A.C. Sloane; Dr. Sloane graduated in 1868 and practised in the Parry Sound area.
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microscope slide box

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.4.2 a-ddd
Description
A cardboard box (ddd) covered in black patterned paper holds 55 microscope slides; inside is fitted with notched wooden strips numbered 1-100; the inside lid is lined with lined paper numbered 1-100; box is fastened with scroll-decorated metal clasps.
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Accession Number
1981.4.2 a-ddd
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Pathology, Clinical
Staining -- instrumentation
Microscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
A cardboard box (ddd) covered in black patterned paper holds 55 microscope slides; inside is fitted with notched wooden strips numbered 1-100; the inside lid is lined with lined paper numbered 1-100; box is fastened with scroll-decorated metal clasps.
Number Of Parts
56
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Gordon Edmund, R.O.M.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
paper: white; black
wood: brown
cardboard
glass: clear
metal: grey
organic matter: brown
Inscriptions
Impressed in outer lid: "Mikroskopische // Praeparate"; on underside of box is written in pencil, "£2.50" underlined.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-2
Condition Remarks
(ddd): the left hinge is broken, the lid edging is torn, the hinge pins are rusted.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon Edmund during WW II in Holland and Germany when he was a lab tech. in the British Army.
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Hellige universal colorimeter

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1981.4.4 a-o
Description
Colorimeter (a) is a box-like metal frame with a collapsible eyepiece fitted at ninety degrees to the frame; a control at the right adjusts the scale from 0-100 and supports a wedge-shaped standard solution; at left are fittings for a trough for the specimen under investigation; comes in a wooden b…
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Accession Number
1981.4.4 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
Colorimeter (a) is a box-like metal frame with a collapsible eyepiece fitted at ninety degrees to the frame; a control at the right adjusts the scale from 0-100 and supports a wedge-shaped standard solution; at left are fittings for a trough for the specimen under investigation; comes in a wooden box (b); also included are ground-glass standards: a wedge-shaped trough for urine sugar (c) filled with blue fluid, with its painted box (d), a rectangular trough for blood suger (e), filled on one side with yellow fluid and on the other with amber fluid, with its painted box (f), and a wedge-shaped trough for bilirubin (g), filled with pale orange fluid, with its painted box (h); also included are instructions and standard graphs for blood sugars and bilirubin (i-o).
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - colorimeter - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - box - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 12.1 cm x Depth 12.1 cm
c - trough - Size: Length 14.6 cm x Width 1.9 cm
d - box
e - trough - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 1.9 cm
f - box
g - trough - Size: Length 14.6 cm x Width 1.9 cm
h - box
i-o
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Gordon Edmund, R.O.M.
Maker
F. Hellige & Co. Fabrik Wissenschaftl. Apparate
Site Made (City)
Frieburg
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
wood: light brown; red; purple
metal: silver
glass: clear
Paper
liquids: blue; pale orange; yellow; amber
fabric
Inscriptions
On colorimeter, at bottom: "Serial # 36142"; inscribed on box (b): "Ein heitstabletten kasten"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D1-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Renowned as a "universal" colorimeter, constructed by Prof. Drs. Autenrieth and Konigsbarger; for examining blood sugars and bilirubin in urine; used by Dr. Gordon Edmund during WW II in Holland and Germany when he was a lab tech. in the British Army; most laboratory equipment in the British Army was German-made.
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folding form microscope slide box

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Dates
1974
circa 1974
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1982.14.1 a-s
Description
Eighteen histological slides (a-r) of ROM 1 (Nakht) autopsy in a grey cardboard slide case (s); Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1982.14.1 a-s
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Histology -- slides
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
Eighteen histological slides (a-r) of ROM 1 (Nakht) autopsy in a grey cardboard slide case (s); Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
19
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Dates
1974
circa 1974
Material
glass: clear
organic matter: red; orange; black
cardboard: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-3
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1942
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1982.3.8
Description
A C-shaped piece of metal with a screw at one end and a shaft at the other end; the screw turns to meet the shaft end, holding a flat surface between them.
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Accession Number
1982.3.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
A C-shaped piece of metal with a screw at one end and a shaft at the other end; the screw turns to meet the shaft end, holding a flat surface between them.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
R.C.E.M.E.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1942
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 37.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Photocopy on back of accession sheet; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Manufactured in 1942 by R.C.E.M.E. for use at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, R.C.A.M.C.; used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
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compound monocular microscope

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Dates
1850
1875
1850-1875
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1983.20.1 a-l
Description
A wooden case (l) with a drawer (k) has a brass handle affixed to top; two hooks, with eyes, at top and bottom of the box for closure; contains a student's microscope (a) with horseshoe-shaped iron base; all fittings of brass; light condenser attached to front of microscope; extra eyepieces (b,c) a…
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Accession Number
1983.20.1 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
Description
A wooden case (l) with a drawer (k) has a brass handle affixed to top; two hooks, with eyes, at top and bottom of the box for closure; contains a student's microscope (a) with horseshoe-shaped iron base; all fittings of brass; light condenser attached to front of microscope; extra eyepieces (b,c) and objective (d); additional parts provided: a round pillbox (e), empty; a round wooden cover glass box (f) containing glass cover discs; a rectangular box (g) containing glass discs; a round box (h) containing pieces of glass; a round box (i) containing broken pieces of glass; a paper (j) printed in French listing a table of lenses.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 31.0 cm
b - eyepiece
c - eyepiece
d - objective
e - pillbox - Size: Diam. 3.5 cm
f - box - Size: Depth 3.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
g - box
h - box - Size: Diam. 3.5 cm
i - box - Size: Diam. 3.0 cm
j - paper sheet
k - drawer
l - case - Size: Length 35.5 cm x Width 18.5 cm x Depth 15.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Miss A. Jeffers; microscope belonged to her grandfather, Dr. Wellington Colman Jeffers (1847-1917).
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1850
1875
1850-1875
Date Remarks
"Third quarter of 19th century"
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On cover glass box (f): "cover glass box, Bausch & Lomb"; on rectangular box (g): "Jas. W. Queen & Co., Opticians, No. 924 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia"; on round box (h): "Victoria Cachous" surrounding a picture of the young Queen Victoria.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-2
Temporary Location
Microscope only: On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Metal ring supporting mirror is broken; back panel of box detached; drawer pull broken off and missing; #2: there is a crack in the door of the case 10.0 cm long in the top proper left corner; a curving scratch in the door at the midpoint running across the width and a straight imprint in the width of the wood directly below this; there is a nick in the proper left edge of the door; there were cracks in the lower left corner of the proper left side 3.5 cm long and 4.3 cm long near the lower eye hook; and another crack in the opposite lower corner 3.2 cm long; there were several worn patches on the back surface and a crack running lengthwise from the top midpoint 30.6 cm long; the proper right edge was worn; there was a crack in the lower left corner of the proper left side 6.2 cm long, and in the lower right corner 4.0 cm long; the top was dusty, the handle worn but not corroded; and there was a black "X"-shaped deposit near the front and four black patches of deposit at the back; there were four light scratches at the front of the top; the door was stiff; objective (c) was worn but no corrosion or breaks in the glass; the bottom wooden microscope platform slides out easily but the proper left leaf is rough on its outside edge, indicating a previous break; the brass surface of the microscope is worn, and there are traces of orange corrosion in the grooves of the spine and the lower main cylinder; the mirror support is broken;the lower mirror has a series of weblike crackes that expose the black paint; the platform is worn in patches; no cracks in glass magnifiers; the knob of the inner box is broken; the box moves freelyl; the inner paper (j) is yellowed but not torn; (h) contains broken glass pieces, as does (i); other glass pieces are whole; inner box is scratched on the front and sides; the joints and pivots of the microscope move freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Wellington Colman Jeffers (1847-1917) graduated M.D. University of Victoria College in 1867, O.M.A. registrant 1876; he first practised in Oakwood, Ontario, on Main Street; he then practised from his house in Lindsay; he was the doctor for the military district of Lindsay, W.W.I, Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, from 1889.
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1983.22.14
Description
A glass 1,000-ml laboratory flask with a paper label; body is spherical with a flat bottom; long narrow neck ending in a lip.
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Accession Number
1983.22.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical
Description
A glass 1,000-ml laboratory flask with a paper label; body is spherical with a flat bottom; long narrow neck ending in a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.W.H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
Pyrex
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Handwritten on label: "sterile // tap water // 10/2/7"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-6 Box B
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M.S.K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1983.22.15
Description
A glass 500-ml laboratory flask; body is spherical with a flat bottom; long narrow neck ending in a lip; printing on the glass just below the lip.
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Accession Number
1983.22.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical
Description
A glass 500-ml laboratory flask; body is spherical with a flat bottom; long narrow neck ending in a lip; printing on the glass just below the lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.W.H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
Pyrex
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
ink: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-6 Box A
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M.S.K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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