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blood transfusion apparatus

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14918
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Fransman Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Phlebotomy
Accession Number
000050002
Description
Portable blood transfusion apparatus housed in upright brown varnished wood box (a) with hinged front lid and two metal latches on left opening side and brass key lock, key missing; interior with portion of top of box hinged to open for access to removable upper shelf (c) and pull out wood drawer (…
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Accession Number
000050002
Collection
Fransman Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Phlebotomy
MeSH Heading
Phlebotomy
Military Medicine
Description
Portable blood transfusion apparatus housed in upright brown varnished wood box (a) with hinged front lid and two metal latches on left opening side and brass key lock, key missing; interior with portion of top of box hinged to open for access to removable upper shelf (c) and pull out wood drawer (b) on bottom; two clear hand blown glass bottles (e-f), one with graduated measurements from 20 to 1100 cc in 20 cc gradations and the other without markings are held in place by a removable shaped wood piece (d) with a metal snap latch to join this piece to the built in wood shelf; bottles with wedge shaped red rubber plugs with a pair of glass rods descending into the bottle interior, with multiple and long red rubber tubes attached to glass rods on top of plugs; apparatus (g) of rubber tubes with a series of three metal clamps, two glass cylinders one filled with white cotton batting and one ‘T’ shaped glass connector rod all leading to a pair of long glass rods in ‘U’ shape attached to hinged door with wood toggles have bulbous tops and one bulb is open, placed in front of a pale yellow printed measurement guide with gradation from the center number “0” at the middle and measurements decreasing below and above by 20 ending in ‘30’ at both ends; several wood parts have hand written numbers while the bottle holder has a stamped number; bottles with minor bubbles in glass with etched interior of neck; silver stainless steel needle (h) with removable screw off top and similar style of trocar (i) with removable sections to change size of trocar stored inside.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a – case: 46.4 cm Height x 28.3 cm Width x 21.3 cm Depth b – drawer: 26.3 cm Length x 28.3 cm Width x 21.3 cm Depth c – shelf: 26.3 cm Length x 15.9 cm Height x 0.6 cm Depth d – bottle holder: 26.3 cm Length x 5.6 cm Width x 1.0 cm Depth e – f -bottle: 26.3 cm Height x 5.6 cm Diam g – rubber apparatus h - needle: 12.4 cm Length x 3.3 cm Width x 0.8 cm Depth I - trocar: 11.8 cm Length x 3.5 cm Width x 1.0 cm Depth
Provenance
Collected by Dr. Fransman, donor's father.
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
wood: brown
rubber: tan
glass: transparent
metal: silver
leather: brown
Inscriptions
Stamped on trocar: "HOLBONDS // LONDON"; on latch of bottle holder: "BRITISH // PAT NO // 165333 // MADE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-Q2-1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Wikipedia
Research Facts
Beginning with William Harvey's experiments on the circulation of blood, research into blood transfusion began in the 17th century, with successful experiments in transfusion between animals. However, successive attempts by physicians to transfuse animal blood into humans gave variable, often fatal, results.
James Blundell in london, UK, successfully transfused human blood in 1818. The largest series of early successful transfusions took place at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary between 1885 and 1892. Edinburgh later became the home of the first blood donation and blood transfusion services. It was not until 1901, when the Austrian Karl Landsteiner discovered three human blood groups (O, A, and B), that blood transfusion was put onto a scientific basis and became safer.
The First World War acted as a catalyst for the rapid development of blood banks and transfusion techniques. Canadian doctor and Lieutenant Lawrence Bruce Robertson was instrumental in persuading the Royal Army Medical Corps to adopt the use of blood transfusion at the Casualty Clearing Stations for the wounded. In October 1915, Robertson performed his first wartime transfusion with a syringe to a patient suffering from multiple shrapnel wounds. He followed this up with four subsequent transfusions in the following months.
Dr. Fransman graduated from medical school in 1940 and lived in Amsterdam. Worked in Holland, England during WWII. Came to Kingston General Hosptial, Ontario in 1951 as a chest specialist and managed the TB clinincs. Radiologist specialist in 1960 and managed the x-ray department at Kingston General Hosptial, retiring in 1983. Post-retirement he worked at the Collins Bay prison, Kingston Psychiatric Hopsital, Ongwanada and St. Mary's of the Lake, retiring again in 1996.
Exhibit History
On exhibit 100TH Anniversary of Public Health Canada, Ottawa L-2019-7 27 Nov – 2 Dec 2019
On loan L-2018-6 Canadian War Musuem for exhibit 'Last 100 Days of the First World War' 17 May 2018 - 20 April 2019
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The First Vaccination [photogravure]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9159
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Vaccination
Classification
Archival, Images
Vaccination
Accession Number
002050177
Description
Black and white print on paper, depicting a scene outside a house, a young child is sitting in a chair being restrained by a man whilst a doctor administers a vaccintion, a woman stands behind looking on, a man and two other women stand to the right watching.
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Accession Number
002050177
Author
Georges-Gaston Melingue
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Vaccination
Classification
Archival, Images
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Art
Vaccination
Vaccination -- pictorial works
Immunization -- pictorial works
Description
Black and white print on paper, depicting a scene outside a house, a young child is sitting in a chair being restrained by a man whilst a doctor administers a vaccintion, a woman stands behind looking on, a man and two other women stand to the right watching.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: J.M. McFarlane, 1930.
Maker
Goupil & Co.
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "GEORGES-GASTON MELINGUE // Photogravure Goupil & Co"; handwritten on the back: "Presented by library of // J. M. McFarlane // 1930 // "The First Vaccination-Dr. // Jenner by Georges Gaston // Melingue."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A, p. 5b
Dimension Notes
Length 24.4 cm x Width 20.6 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Stable: Paper has darkened slightly all over and more intensly around the edges, there are several losses to the right upper and lower corner; the back of the paper is soiled.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Prev. # L547; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Date accepted by UHN: 1930.
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit "Smallpox and Rev. John Clinch," Trinity Historical Society Inc., Newfoundland, 21 May 2014.
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Capt. Blair (Dental Surgeon) "Doing His 'Bit' " [cartoon drawing]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11794
Dates
1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Accession Number
002050181
Description
Hand drawn cartoon style pen and ink print drawing depicting a WWI war zone dental office with everyone in military uniform; dentist is extracting tooth from patient in chair while four other men are waiting their turn and a sargent is admonishing them to wait; signage on the walls; previously fold…
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Accession Number
002050181
Author
F. G. Green
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Dental Offices
Military Medicine -- ephemera
Description
Hand drawn cartoon style pen and ink print drawing depicting a WWI war zone dental office with everyone in military uniform; dentist is extracting tooth from patient in chair while four other men are waiting their turn and a sargent is admonishing them to wait; signage on the walls; previously folded into thirds.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
F. G. Green
Dates
1915
Date Remarks
Date on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "CAPT. BLAIR (DENTAL SURGEON) // DOING HIS BIT // Somewhere-in -Belgium // - by a victim from the Royal CANADIAN DRAGOONS. F. G. GREEN // Belgium-1915"; handwritten on the front: "This one of my Dental // Officers, with [illeg.] from Winnipeg - This room is just up the // village shut from here - // Don't lose this please - / /J. T. F/."; sign on walls: "KEEP // QUIET! // THIS MEANS // YOU; DON'T // SLAM // THE DOOR; NO TALKING // NO WHISTLING // NO NOTHING; OUTSIDE!"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A, p. 1 a
Length
20.6 cm
Width
26.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#1: Stable: Paper is very soiled around the edges and creased; on the back there are vertical creases indicating that it was folded in three, the edges are very darkened.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. # AMP1306
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vaccination scarificator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10145
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Accession Number
997001863
Accession Number
997001863
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
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vaccination scarificator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10221
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
Accession Number
997001941
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Accession Number
997001941
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
Needles rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit "Smallpox and Rev. John Clinch," Trinity Historical Society Inc., Newfoundland, 21 May 2014.
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Showing typical vaccination vesicle of 10th day [wax model]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4691
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Education
Vaccination
Accession Number
997002031
Description
Wax model of an infant's arm, showing a vaccination vesicle at the 10th day, in a sealed cylindrical glass jar; the back half of the jar is filled in with a black substance (unknown) and the arm model sits on top; the wax is painted to depict true colour; the bottom of the jar is flat; the top of t…
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Accession Number
997002031
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Education
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination -- models
Vaccination
Pediatrics -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model of an infant's arm, showing a vaccination vesicle at the 10th day, in a sealed cylindrical glass jar; the back half of the jar is filled in with a black substance (unknown) and the arm model sits on top; the wax is painted to depict true colour; the bottom of the jar is flat; the top of the jar is sealed with a flat, round metal lid, over which is parchment that is painted black; there are five identifying labels on the jar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Presented to James Miller by Dr. Alexander James of Edinburgh; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Joseph Towne
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
parchment: tan
paint: black; red; flesh tone
Inscriptions
The labels read: (1) "Vaccine 10th day"; (2) "7711"; (3) "Wax model of infant's arm showing // typical vaccination vesicle of // 10th day."; (4) "Presented to James Miller by // the late Dr. Alexander James of // Edinburgh"; and (5) "JOSEPH TOWNE // fecit // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H3
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 12.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass is complete, with only minor wear; the wax is complete with no damage; the metal lid shows wear, but no corrosion; the parchment on top of the lid is torn in the middle and the black paint covering it is flaking and unstable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See information on Joseph Towne in an article on the Medical Museum of St. Guy's Hospital (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Exhibit History
On loan to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre for the Museopathy Exhibit, May 24, 2001; "Picturing the Body: Medical Arts as Teaching Tools," Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, Sept. 17, 2010.
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smallpox vaccine (glycerinated)

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Dates
1978
1979
circa 1978 – 1979
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
012037001 a-e
Description
Small cylindrical white plastic smallpox vaccine tube (a) with cylindrical black metal screw cap (b) containing one small transparent cylindrical glass vial of yellow glycerinated smallpox vaccine (c), one small transparent cylindrical glass vial containing grey metal scarification needle (d) and s…
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Accession Number
012037001 a-e
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Vaccines
Vaccination
Vaccination -- instrumentation
Smallpox Vaccine
Smallpox Virus
Infection
Description
Small cylindrical white plastic smallpox vaccine tube (a) with cylindrical black metal screw cap (b) containing one small transparent cylindrical glass vial of yellow glycerinated smallpox vaccine (c), one small transparent cylindrical glass vial containing grey metal scarification needle (d) and small pyriform black rubber bulb (e); tube has circular push up at base with manufacturer information embossed, product information printed on sides in black ink, and cylindrical finish with external continuous thread; cap has flat top, vertical indents in sides, rolled bottom edge, and brass coloured interior with circular white paper insert at top; both vials are thin and have round ends; bulb is hollow with circular hole at both ends.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a – tube – Length 8.6 cm Diameter 1.4 cm
b – cap – Length 0.8 cm Diameter 1.6 cm
c – vaccine – Length 6.4 cm Diameter 0.1 cm
d – needle – Length 6.4 cm Diameter 0.2 cm
e – bulb – Length 1.2 cm Diameter 0.8 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor, found at estate yard sale; previous owner was a nurse.
Maker
Connaught Laboratories Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1978
1979
circa 1978 – 1979
Date Remarks
Based on expiration date printed on container tube
Material
plastic: white
metal: black, brass, grey
paper: white
glass: clear
rubber: black
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on exterior of tube: “SMALLPOX VACCINE (GLYCERINATED) // Freon Purified // STORE BELOW 5ºC (41ºF.) // Directions for use: See enclosed leaflet // Can. Lic. No. 3 Code: PEACH Pres: Phenol 0.4% // CONNAUGHT LABORATORIES LIMITED // Willowdale Toronto, Canada // LOT 796-15 // EXP. DATE: APR 25 79 // DIN 075027 // 1 TUBE // 1 TUBE”; embossed on base of tube: “LERMER // GARWOOD, N. J.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor abrasion near top edge of cap; minor scratching all over exterior of tube
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Article (online)
Website
Reference Comments
Rutty, Christopher J. “Origins: From the Connaught Fund & Back to Connaught Laboratories.” Connaught Fund, The Connaught Fund at the University of Toronto, 2019. Accessed 3 August 2019.
Tesini, Brenda L. “Smallpox.” Merck Manual, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, 2019. Accessed 3 August 2019.
Research Facts
Smallpox was a highly infectious disease with an extremely high mortality rate; it was caused by the variola virus and spread through the air from person to person; symptoms included severe abdominal pain, fever, and rash; the smallpox vaccine was developed in 1796 by Edward Jenner and is considered the first vaccine ever developed; smallpox is considered eradicated and no cases have been reported since 1977.
Connaught Laboratories was established in 1914 at the University of Toronto as the Antitoxin Laboratory in the Department of Hygiene; it was established in part due to increased awareness and agency in treatment and prevention of infectious diseases within the public health context of Canadian society; Dr. John Gerald FitzGerald was the driving force behind the establishment of the laboratory which initially focused on producing diphtheria antitoxin; Connaught Laboratories maintained a non-commercial mandate for much of the twentieth century and expanded significantly following the discovery of insulin and through combating the spread of infectious diseases during and after the World Wars; Connaught Laboratories was an industry leader in the production of a variety of vaccines including typhus, smallpox, and polio, as well as other medical products including penicillin and insulin; eventually became privately owned in 1986 under the Mulroney government.
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5 BX Plan For Physical Fitness 3rd Edition [military physical fitness program 5BX]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14531
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Heritage Schoolhouse Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Archival, Military
Education
Accession Number
012051001
Description
Booklet about the Five Basic Exercises (5BX) physical fitness plan for the Royal Canadian Air Force; for males; noted inside the exercises should take 'only 11 minutes a day'; 32 pages.
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Accession Number
012051001
Author
Royal Canadian Air Force
Collection
Heritage Schoolhouse Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Archival, Military
Education
MeSH Heading
Archival
Exercise Therapy -- instrumentation
Military Medicine -- handbooks
Description
Booklet about the Five Basic Exercises (5BX) physical fitness plan for the Royal Canadian Air Force; for males; noted inside the exercises should take 'only 11 minutes a day'; 32 pages.
Part Names
1
Provenance
Transferred from Heritage Schoolhouse Museum as item does not meet their acquisition mandate.
Maker
Crown Copyrights
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "RCAF Pamphlet 30 / 1 // 5 BX Plan // FOR Physical Fitness"; on back: "A Royal Canadian Air Force Publication // Physical Fitness Series"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Length
20.3 cm
Width
12.7 cm
Depth
0.03 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Edges show wear, minor surface dirt, stains and yellowing; one stain on cover travels through numerous pages; paper yellowing
Copy Type
original
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X BX Plan For Physical Fitness [military physical fitness program X BX]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14530
Dates
1962
1967
circa 1962-1967
Collection
Heritage Schoolhouse Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Archival, Military
Education
Accession Number
012051002 a-b
Description
Booklet about the Ten Basic Exercises (XBX) physical fitness plan for the Royal Canadian Air Force; for females; noted inside the exercises should take 'only 11 minutes a day'; 46 pages.
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Accession Number
012051002 a-b
Author
Royal Canadian Air Force
Collection
Heritage Schoolhouse Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Archival, Military
Education
MeSH Heading
Archival
Exercise Therapy -- instrumentation
Military Medicine -- handbooks
Description
Booklet about the Ten Basic Exercises (XBX) physical fitness plan for the Royal Canadian Air Force; for females; noted inside the exercises should take 'only 11 minutes a day'; 46 pages.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cover
b - contents
Provenance
Transferred from Heritage Schoolhouse Museum as item does not meet their acquisition mandate.
Maker
Crown Copyrights
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1962
1967
circa 1962-1967
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "RCAF Pamphlet 30 / 2 // X BX Plan // FOR Physical Fitness"; on back: "A Royal Canadian Air Force Publication // Physical Fitness Series"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Length
23.0 cm
Width
15.5 cm
Depth
0.40 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cover separated from body and split up fold; edges show wear, minor surface dirt, stains and yellowing; paper yellowing
Copy Type
original
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dental field supply case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14433
Dates
1935
1950
circa 1935-1950
Collection
Fraser Hale Collection
Category
Dental instruments
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Dental
Dental, Supplies
Military Medicine
Military Medicine, Dental
Accession Number
015012001 a-p
Description
Empty dentist field supply case from 1939-1945 for the Canadian Dental Corps; rectangular green metal luggage with fourteen removable drawers in various sizes with flip down lid; drawer (n) with a solid block inserted with numerous recessed circles used to hold containers; painted faintly on top in…
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Accession Number
015012001 a-p
Collection
Fraser Hale Collection
Category
Dental instruments
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Dental
Dental, Supplies
Military Medicine
Military Medicine, Dental
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine, Dental
Description
Empty dentist field supply case from 1939-1945 for the Canadian Dental Corps; rectangular green metal luggage with fourteen removable drawers in various sizes with flip down lid; drawer (n) with a solid block inserted with numerous recessed circles used to hold containers; painted faintly on top in white 'C. D. C. A. 553' and a red cross in a white circle on one side; double sets of brass clamp buckle closures on top and sides and retractable brass handles on sides and D-ring style brass bail handles on drawers; fold down lid is hinged to case; thick brown leather strap on top; corners with brass protective covers.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - case b - p - drawers
Provenance
Owned by donor's grandfather, Bernard Strong, a quartermaster of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry.
Maker
McBrine Baggage
Site Made (City)
Kitchener
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
1950
circa 1935-1950
Material
metal: green gold wood: green, white, tan ink: white
Inscriptions
Printed on top: "C. D. C. A. 553"; decal inside lid: "McBrine Baggage"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2 536 W2 536 Floor
Length
a - 81.5 cm b - p- 22.5 cm
Width
a - 52.0 cm b - p - 25.0 cm
Depth
a - 29.5 cm b, f, k - 3.0 cm c, h, l - 4.2 cm d, i, m - 6.0 cm e, j, n - 10.3 cm o, p - 15.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Musty smelling inside; shows wear all over; metal tarnished but stable; painted areas shows abrasion
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Canadian_Dental_Corps#History
Research Facts
This style of heavy duty luggage was transformed and outfitted with custom lift-out trays and drawers by the military into various equipment trunks including footlockers.
McBrine Luggage Company Limited founded by Louis McBrine, born Feb. 26, 1866, as a Canadian Manufacturer of valises, luggage and trunks.
Louis McBrine was a "valise manufacturer" circa 1901. Circa 1911 he was involved in manufacturing trunks. He and his partner, W. G. Cleghorn, founded McBrine Luggage, in Berlin, Ontario (Kitchener, Ont.) which from 1905 until into the 1960s was one of the world's largest luggage manufacturing businesses. The company was still making briefcases circa 1965.
The Canadian Military General Order No 63 was issued on 13 May 1915, authorizing the Canadian Army Dental Corps (CADC) as a separate corps. When the Army, Royal Canadian Navy, and Royal Canadian Air Force were merged in 1968 to form the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Dental Corps and Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps were deactivated and merged with their Naval and Air Force counterparts to form the Dental Branch and the Canadian Forces Medical Service of the Canadian Forces Health Services Group (CF H Svcs Gp). The rifle green beret was adopted as the CF standard.
An announcement dated 9 October 2013 revived the title Royal Canadian Dental Corps for the dental services branch of the Canadian armed forces.
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