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photograph developer

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
000018001 a-b
Description
Photograph developer; wooden box (a) with a lid (b); the lid has a glass window and hinged covers; there is also an opening on the side of the box with a piece of fabric; the electrical cord is attached to the side; inside there is a red and white light bulb.
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Accession Number
000018001 a-b
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Photography -- instrumentation
Description
Photograph developer; wooden box (a) with a lid (b); the lid has a glass window and hinged covers; there is also an opening on the side of the box with a piece of fabric; the electrical cord is attached to the side; inside there is a red and white light bulb.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 29.0 cm x Width 19.7 x Depth 17.9 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 29.1 cm x Width 20.1 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Eastman Kodak
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Date based on objects similarity to a dated version appearing to be an earlier version.
Material
wood: brown, silver
glass: clear, white, black
metal: black, silver, rust
fabric: yellow, light blue
ceramic: off white, reddish brown
plastic: white, black
Inscriptions
Embossed on a painted metal plate "Kodak Amateur Printer // made in USA by // Eastman Kodak Company // Rochester NY // Trade Mark Registered US. Patent Office // 120 to 340 Volts-70 Watts"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-1
Condition Remarks
The object is dirty; the metal parts are rusting; the fabric is stained; the integrity of the case is intact.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "Profotos - Photo Glossary"; "Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, pp. 199-202.
Research Facts
Used for contact printing; producing an image by exposing a piece of photographic paper; the paper would be pressed tightly against the negative then both exposed to light; this reveals the image of the negative on the paper; the image will be the same size as the negative; in the context of the electrostatic generating machine this is called skiagraphy.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
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Sterile Tray Index for Hopsitals [sterilized instrument tray guide]

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Dates
1957
circa 1957
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Nursing
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
Nursing
Accession Number
000018023
Description
Large pale green card stock covered booklet with lists of instruments required for various treatments with accompanying photos of the proper layout; includes photographs of nurses loading wall mounted sterlizers; attached at the back is a four sided orange sheet showing photos and information about…
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Accession Number
000018023
Author
Wilmot Castle Company
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Nursing
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Sterilization methods
Sterilization -- instrumentation
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
Description
Large pale green card stock covered booklet with lists of instruments required for various treatments with accompanying photos of the proper layout; includes photographs of nurses loading wall mounted sterlizers; attached at the back is a four sided orange sheet showing photos and information about various sterilizer products from the manufacture Castle; 36 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Wilmot Castle Company
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Publication date 1957
Material
paper: cream, green
ink: black, orange
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "$1.00 per Copy // Revised Edition // STERILE TRAY // INDEX // for HOSPITALS // Published as a Hospital Service // by the // WILMOT CASTLE COMPANY // ROCHESTER, N.Y. // Property of // B. M. Kirker"; on inside cover: "Compiled by: Florence Donohue, R.N. // Central Supply Supervisor // Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital // Copyright 1957 by the Wilmot Castle Co."; on next page: "KITCHENER-WATERLOO HOSPITAL CSR // The "Sterile Tray Index for Hospitals" was born in this // modern Canadian Hospital Central Supply Department. // All tray sets, as outlined in the book, are processed in the // three large rectangular sterilizers shown. // To facilitate the huge work load and provide the simpli- // plest, safest control, the sterilizers are fitted with // automatic controls which are operately remotely from the // Supervisor's Office"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 10 a
Length
27.9 cm
Width
21.5 cm
Depth
0.03 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 27.9 cm X Width 21.5 cm X Depth 0.03 cm
Condition Remarks
like new inside; cover slightly faded especially around edges
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website
Research Facts
Formally known as the Eastern Hospital for the Insane; the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital opened in 1894; in 1903 the School of Nursing opened with one student who was given a two year course in nursing the mentally ill, this was one of Ontario’s first nursing programs to specialize in psychiatric care; early in the 20th Century, the population expanded to 800 patients with as many as 100 patients at work on the grounds daily, the facility had a bakery, farm, garden, and a variety of shops including a butcher, tailor and carpenter (non of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electro - convulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was officially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Heath Care Group.
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Sterile Tray Index for Hopsitals [sterilized instrument tray guide]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15036
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Nursing
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
Nursing
Accession Number
000018024
Description
Large pale yellow card stock covered booklet with lists of instruments required for various treatments with accompanying photos of the proper layout; includes photographs of nurses loading wall mounted sterlizers; attached at the back is a four sided orange sheet showing photos and information abou…
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Accession Number
000018024
Author
Wilmot Castle Company
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Nursing
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Sterilization methods
Sterilization -- instrumentation
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
Description
Large pale yellow card stock covered booklet with lists of instruments required for various treatments with accompanying photos of the proper layout; includes photographs of nurses loading wall mounted sterlizers; attached at the back is a four sided orange sheet showing photos and information about various sterilizer products from the manufacture Castle; 36 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Wilmot Castle Company
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream, green
ink: black, orange
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "STERILE TRAY // INDEX // for HOSPITALS // Published as a Hospital Service // by the // WILMOT CASTLE COMPANY // ROCHESTER, N.Y."; handwritten in top right corner of cover: "Operating Room"; on inside cover: "CONSULT // OUR // PLANNING // DEPARTMENT // WILMOT CASTLE COMPANY"; on next page: "STERILE TRAY // INDEX // for HOSPITALS // COMPLIED BY: FLORENCE DONAHUE, R.N. // EDITED BY: EVELYN ROBERTS, R.N."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 11 a
Length
27.9 cm
Width
21.5 cm
Depth
0.03 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 27.9 cm X Width 21.5 cm X Depth 0.03 cm
Condition Remarks
like new inside; cover slightly faded especially around edges
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website
Research Facts
Formally known as the Eastern Hospital for the Insane; the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital opened in 1894; in 1903 the School of Nursing opened with one student who was given a two year course in nursing the mentally ill, this was one of Ontario’s first nursing programs to specialize in psychiatric care; early in the 20th Century, the population expanded to 800 patients with as many as 100 patients at work on the grounds daily, the facility had a bakery, farm, garden, and a variety of shops including a butcher, tailor and carpenter (non of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electro - convulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was officially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Heath Care Group.
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