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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
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First Aid to the Injured [first aid instructional book]

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Dates
1928
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
000018006
Description
Fabric covered hardbound first aid instructional book with information and illustrations about first aid practices that have been authorized by the St. John Ambulance Association; title and symbol stamped on front cover in silver ink; diagram of bones and arteries affixed inside front cover; 249 pa…
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Accession Number
000018006
Author
Various
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
First Aid -- manuals
Description
Fabric covered hardbound first aid instructional book with information and illustrations about first aid practices that have been authorized by the St. John Ambulance Association; title and symbol stamped on front cover in silver ink; diagram of bones and arteries affixed inside front cover; 249 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
St. John Ambulance Association
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1928
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
fabric: blue
ink: black, silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on inside front cover: "THE ONTARIO HOSPITAL // SUPERINTENDENT'S // OCT 24 1934 // OFFICE // BROCKVILLE"; printed on first page: "FIRST AID TO THE INJURED // ST. JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION"; "REFERENCE NO. 58 // 1928."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 13.4 cm x Width 10.9 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover shows wear from use; title and symbol on front cover almost completely faded; first few pages separating from spine
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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First Aid to the Injured [first aid instructional book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12546
Dates
1897
1933
circa 1897-1933
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
000018007 a-b
Description
Fabric-covered hardbound first aid instructional book (a) with information and illustrations about first aid practices that have been authorized by the St. John Ambulance Association; title and symbol stamped on front cover in silver ink; endpaper is brown; 103 pages; also contains a smaller compan…
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Accession Number
000018007 a-b
Author
Peter Shepherd
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
First Aid -- manuals
Description
Fabric-covered hardbound first aid instructional book (a) with information and illustrations about first aid practices that have been authorized by the St. John Ambulance Association; title and symbol stamped on front cover in silver ink; endpaper is brown; 103 pages; also contains a smaller companion booklet (b) with similiar first aid information; reprint of original 1897 issue with new preface dated 1933; 28 pages.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - book - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
b - booklet - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Width 7.6 cm
Provenance
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
St. John Ambulance Association
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1897
1933
circa 1897-1933
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, brown
fabric: black
ink: black, silver
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on first page: "DR. RYERSON // GENERAL SECRETARY FOR CANADA, // TORONTO"; printed on first page: ""FIRST AID TO THE INJURED: // PETER SHEPHERD, M.B., // 550TH THOUSAND. // 1897."; printed in booklet (b): "FIRST AID TO THE SICK // AND INJURED // PREFACE // Ottawa, 1933."
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 2005
2005-3
(b) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Condition Remarks
Cover and spine of book (a) severely worn and separating from pages; book is curled upward; booklet (b) missing cover; staples rusted; pages faded
Copy Type
Original
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A Manual of Operating Room Technology [textbook]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12547
Dates
1966
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
000018008 a-c
Description
Paperback book with information, pictures and diagrams concerning various hospital operating rooms and their technology, surgical patients, surgical procedures and postoperative care; photograph on front cover consist of patients lying face down on operating bed surrounded by a team of five doctors…
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Accession Number
000018008 a-c
Author
Frances Ginsberg, Lillian Sholtis Brunner, Venita L. Cantlin, and Alfred Hurwitz
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Operating Rooms -- manuals
Textbooks
Description
Paperback book with information, pictures and diagrams concerning various hospital operating rooms and their technology, surgical patients, surgical procedures and postoperative care; photograph on front cover consist of patients lying face down on operating bed surrounded by a team of five doctors and nurses; found inside book are the invoice (b) and packing slip (c) for the book.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - book - Size: Length 22.2 cm x Width 15.2 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - invoice - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 17.6 cm
c - packing slip - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 10.4 cm
Provenance
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
J. B. Lippincott Company
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1966
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on front cover (a): "GINSBERG BRUNNER CANTLIN // A MANUAL OF // OPERATING // ROOM // TECHNOLOGY"; printed on invoice (b): "MEDICAL & NURSING // PUBLICATIONS"; "60 FRONT ST. W. // TORONTO 1, ONT."; "B. M. KIRKER, R. N. // 86 BROOKVIEW CR. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // CANADA"; "INVOICE 2957 MAY 9/66 PAID APRIL 15/66 MAIL"; printed on packing slip (c): "INVOICE 2957 MAY 9/66 PAID APRIL 15/66 MAIL"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 2005
2005-3
(b-c) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Condition Remarks
Cover of book (a) is ripped at top centre; spine is ripped at bottom; front cover almost detached from rest of book; invoice (b) is heavily creased in one location horizontally; packing slip (c) is heavily creased on one location horizontally; rip in paper on left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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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
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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.
  3 images  
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.
  3 images  
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
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