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corrective eyeglasses

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Accession Number
000018003 a-c
Description
One complete pair of corrective eyeglasses with nose clip and arms attached directly to the lenses (a); the arms are curled; the lenses are convex ovals; one incomplete pair of eyeglasses with nose clip and one bracket for the arm attached to the lenses (b); the lenses are oval and convex; eyeglass…
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Accession Number
000018003 a-c
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
One complete pair of corrective eyeglasses with nose clip and arms attached directly to the lenses (a); the arms are curled; the lenses are convex ovals; one incomplete pair of eyeglasses with nose clip and one bracket for the arm attached to the lenses (b); the lenses are oval and convex; eyeglasses case covered in a green print fabric lined with black fabric (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
b - incomplete eyeglasses - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - case - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
metal: yellow
fabric: black, green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
The lenses of pair of eyeglasses (a) are dirty; there are several areas on each pair where chips are visible; only one pair is intact; the case is very dirty on the inside; incomplete pair of eyeglasses (b) was broken while being catalogued; the glass lenses cracked into several pieces; the remaining pieces are labeled in a mylar bag in the permanent storage location.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings, " 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 159 (similar to item 4299)
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
General Treatment
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000018005
Description
A free-standing electrical infrared heat lamp with metal guard over 750 watts chromalox element and adjustable horizontal rod ending in original cloth-braided electrical cord with on/off switch and refitted with a modern electrical cord and plug; lamp is supported by cast iron stand on four casters.
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Accession Number
000018005
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
General Treatment
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Phototherapy
Mental Health
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- instruments
Mental Health -- hospital
Description
A free-standing electrical infrared heat lamp with metal guard over 750 watts chromalox element and adjustable horizontal rod ending in original cloth-braided electrical cord with on/off switch and refitted with a modern electrical cord and plug; lamp is supported by cast iron stand on four casters.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
The Birtcher Corporation
Site Made (City)
Los Angeles
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Item in catalogue published in 1945-1955.
Material
metal: tan, silver
plastic: black, yellow, cream
rubber: black
fabric: tan
Inscriptions
Embossed on a painted metal plate: "THE BIRTCHER // CORPORATION // LOS ANGELES, CALIF. // MODEL 675 // WATTS 750 // VOLTS 115"; Handwritten in marker on hood: "105451 // E.L.R."
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 116.0 cm x Width 68.5 cm x Depth 42.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Chipped paint on base of stand and horizontal rod; scratches on hood near horizontal rod; minor dents on hood; cloth-braided cord is discoloured; little rust at base of shaft; element inside hood is partially rusty; rubber wheels move freely; plastic covered electrical cord in like new condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Equipment, Supplies Catalogue", Ingram & Bell Limited Instruments, 1945-1955, p. 45 (Model # 3-845); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for heat therapy
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000018009
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
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Accession Number
000018009
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drug administration
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Rigo
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4" // "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; embossed on bottom: "Rigo"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a small crack on the interior at the '2' mark in between the 'table' and the 'tea' marks; scratches are present at the base of the cup
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly 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 (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000018010
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
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Accession Number
000018010
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drug administration
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Rigo
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4"// 30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; embossed on the bottom: "Rigo"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly 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 (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vacational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000018011
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on bottom.
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Accession Number
000018011
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drug administration
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4"// "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly 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 (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000018012
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000018012
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drug administration
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside, front: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4" // "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly 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 (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000018013
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000018013
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drug administration
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside, front: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4" // "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly 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 (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000018014
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000018014
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drug administration
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside, front: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4" // "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly 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 (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000018015
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000018015
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drug administration
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside, front: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4" // "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5" // "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly 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 (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000018016
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000018016
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drug administration
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
embossed on the inside, front: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4" // "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 4.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly 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 (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Images
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