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beam balance scale

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
002050412 a-h
Description
Precision balance beam scale consists of: center vertical brass balance post set on Bakelite base (a) with plumb bob tilt indicator; perpendicular balance beam (b) with increment lines; pan hangers (c, d); round metal lipped pans (e, f); and two hooks (g, h); cream plastic indicator scale; manufact…
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Accession Number
002050412 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- scales
Description
Precision balance beam scale consists of: center vertical brass balance post set on Bakelite base (a) with plumb bob tilt indicator; perpendicular balance beam (b) with increment lines; pan hangers (c, d); round metal lipped pans (e, f); and two hooks (g, h); cream plastic indicator scale; manufacturer's label embossed into plastic base .
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - balance - Size: Length 37.8 cm x Width 24.8 cm x Depth 15.0 cm
b - perpendicular beam - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 24.8 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
c - d - pan hanger - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
e -f - pan - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam 1.2 cm
g - h - hooks– Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine
Maker
Griffin & Tatlock Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
metal: yellow, silver
plastic: brown, cream, translucent
Inscriptions
Embossed on the base (a): "GRIFFIN & TATLOCK LTD. // LONDON // EDINBURGH MANCHESTER // GLASGOW LIVERPOOL"; on scale: "MICOROID"; engraved on the perpendicular beam (b): "GRIFFIN & TATLOCK LTD BRITISH MADE 250 GM"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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graduated cylinder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10725
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
004045001 a-b
Description
Clear glass 1000 c.c. graduated cylinder (a) with a glass stopper (b); sides taper to a short neck at the top with a flared lip; stopper as some string attached to it; graduated in multiples of 200.
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Accession Number
004045001 a-b
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- cylinder
Description
Clear glass 1000 c.c. graduated cylinder (a) with a glass stopper (b); sides taper to a short neck at the top with a flared lip; stopper as some string attached to it; graduated in multiples of 200.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cylinder - Size: Depth 48.6 cm x Diam. 11.2 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
Provenance
This artifact was used by the donor's uncle Dr. Walter Barnhart during the 1920s to the 1940s in his personal lab, possibly for arthritis research.
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Date Remarks
The donor states that it was used from the 1920s through to the 1940s.
Material
glass: clear
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
Graduate markings etched from 0 to 1000 both up and down the cylinder; "C.C." etched near the top; "X7" has been scratched into the handle of the stopper.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-2
Condition Remarks
There are some scratches and staining and a few chunks missing from the base.
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Richard Gillies
Research Facts
The donor graduated from medical school in 1955.
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graduated cylinder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10726
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
004045002
Description
A 1000 ml graduated cylinder; has a flared base and a spout on the lip for pouring; it has graduate markings up to 1000 in multiples of 100.
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Accession Number
004045002
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- cylinder
Description
A 1000 ml graduated cylinder; has a flared base and a spout on the lip for pouring; it has graduate markings up to 1000 in multiples of 100.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This artifact was used by the donor's uncle Dr. Walter Barnhart during the 1920s to the 1940s in his personal lab, possibly for arthritis research.
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Date Remarks
The donor states that it was used from the 1920s through to the 1940s.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Graduate markings engraved from 100 to 1000 up the cylinder; "ml // 20°C" engraved near the top
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-2
Dimension Notes
Depth 43.2 cm x Diam. 11.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There is some damage to the base.
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Richard Gillies; CD #6
Research Facts
The donor graduated from medical school in 1955.
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graduated cylinder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10727
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
004045003
Description
A 500 ml graduated cylinder; has a flared base and a spout on the lip for pouring; it has graduate markings up to 500 in multiples of 50.
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Accession Number
004045003
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- cylinder
Description
A 500 ml graduated cylinder; has a flared base and a spout on the lip for pouring; it has graduate markings up to 500 in multiples of 50.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This artifact was used by the donor's uncle Dr. Walter Barnhart during the 1920s to the 1940s in his personal lab, possibly for arthritis research.
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Date Remarks
The donor states that it was used from the 1920s through to the 1940s.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Graduate markings engraved from 50 to 500 up the cylinder; "ml // 20°C" engraved near the top
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-2
Dimension Notes
Depth 36.2 cm x Diam. 8.4 cm
Condition Remarks
A few scratches.
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Richard Gillies; CD #6
Research Facts
The donor graduated from medical school in 1955.
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graduated cylinder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10728
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
004045004
Description
A 250 c.c. graduated cylinder; has a flared base and a spout on the lip for pouring; it has graduate markings up to 250 in multiples of 20 (beginning with 10).
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Accession Number
004045004
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- cylinder
Description
A 250 c.c. graduated cylinder; has a flared base and a spout on the lip for pouring; it has graduate markings up to 250 in multiples of 20 (beginning with 10).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This artifact was used by the donor's uncle Dr. Walter Barnhart during the 1920s to the 1940s in his personal lab, possibly for arthritis research.
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Date Remarks
The donor states that it was used from the 1920s through to the 1940s.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Graduate markings engraved from 10 to 250 up the cylinder; "20°C // CC" engraved near the top
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-2
Dimension Notes
Depth 30.1 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
A few scratches.
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Richard Gillies; CD #6
Research Facts
The donor graduated from medical school in 1955.
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Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
004045006
Description
Transfer pipette, which consists of a single piece of hollow cylindrical glass tubing with round open ends; the centre of the tube tapers outwards, then back in to form a hollow cylindrical bulbous section.
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Accession Number
004045006
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- pipette
Description
Transfer pipette, which consists of a single piece of hollow cylindrical glass tubing with round open ends; the centre of the tube tapers outwards, then back in to form a hollow cylindrical bulbous section.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This artifact was used by the donor's uncle Dr. Walter Barnhart during the 1920s to the 1940s in his personal lab, possibly for arthritis research.
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Date Remarks
The donor states that it was used from the 1920s through to the 1940s; a similar item appears in a 1942 catalogue.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"10 // ml" engraved on the bulb
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-1
Dimension Notes
Length 46.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
A few scratches.
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Richard Gillies; "Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," CENCO, Toronto, 1942, p. 286 (similar to item 16355) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
The donor graduated from medical school in 1955.
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Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
004045007
Description
Transfer pipette, which consists of a single piece of hollow cylindrical glass tubing with round open ends; the centre of the tube tapers outwards, then back in to form a hollow cylindrical bulbous section.
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Accession Number
004045007
Collection
Gillies Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- pipette
Description
Transfer pipette, which consists of a single piece of hollow cylindrical glass tubing with round open ends; the centre of the tube tapers outwards, then back in to form a hollow cylindrical bulbous section.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This artifact was used by the donor's uncle Dr. Walter Barnhart during the 1920s to the 1940s in his personal lab, possibly for arthritis research.
Dates
1920
1949
circa 1920-1949
Date Remarks
The donor states that it was used from the 1920s through to the 1940s; a similar item appears in a 1942 catalogue.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"5 // CC" printed on the bulb
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-1
Dimension Notes
Length 36.1 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
A few scratches; there is a chip missing from the tip.
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Richard Gillies; "Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," CENCO, Toronto, 1942, p. 286 (similar to item 16355) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
The donor graduated from medical school in 1955.
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glass bottle with glass stopper

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9461
Dates
1900
1955
circa 1900-1955
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037509
Description
Stoppered hollow cylindrical bottle, one-third filled with liquid; closed concave bottom; tapers convexly to narrow neck with small collar; stopper is cylindrical, flared at flat top and is stuck on; paper label is affixed to side of bottle.
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Accession Number
997037509
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container
Description
Stoppered hollow cylindrical bottle, one-third filled with liquid; closed concave bottom; tapers convexly to narrow neck with small collar; stopper is cylindrical, flared at flat top and is stuck on; paper label is affixed to side of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Lambert Pharmacal Co.
Dates
1900
1955
circa 1900-1955
Date Remarks
Based on casting mark; Lambert merged with Warner in 1955
Material
glass: clear
paper: light brown; red
liquid: bright blue
Inscriptions
Label is printed with: "Io Copsici"; embossing on bottle reads, "[illeg.] ISTERINE // LAMBERT // PHARMACAL COMPANY"; embossing on bottle, near base: "5"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Stopper is stuck on; glass is stained around stopper mouth; some grime stuck to bottle; label worn but not peeling.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Bottles: Identification and Price Guide," by Michael Polak, 1994, p. 19; "Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments," CENCO, JC-141, Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p. 62 (similar to item #10430) (please see photocopy); CD #7
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Dates
1883
1944
circa 1883-1944
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997037537
Description
(a) Hollow cylindrical jar with glass sides and a metal base; bottom is closed, concave with metal leaf on bottom; 5.2-cm band of metal up cylinder sides; top of cylinder tapers convexly to broad, open top; (b) solid wooden lid, gentle convex curve to top, with ball handle; lid steps down at 90° an…
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Accession Number
997037537
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Electrostatics
Description
(a) Hollow cylindrical jar with glass sides and a metal base; bottom is closed, concave with metal leaf on bottom; 5.2-cm band of metal up cylinder sides; top of cylinder tapers convexly to broad, open top; (b) solid wooden lid, gentle convex curve to top, with ball handle; lid steps down at 90° angle to a narrower cylinder; three cork pads, 120 degrees apart, are attached to the cylinder; metal chain attached to closed bottom of lid via a bolt assembly
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Depth 30.6 cm x Diam. 14.3 cm
b - lid with chain - Size: Length 40.8 cm x Diam. 12.4 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1883
1944
circa 1883-1944
Date Remarks
Based on lifetime of C.H. Bird and patent history
Material
metal: silver; yellow
glass: clear
wood: brown
cork: brown
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-2
Condition Remarks
(a) Extensive staining of inside bottle; metal is tarnished inside and out; broken cork adhered to neck; adhesive residue on neck; two large stains on outside, formerly sticky and resistant to wiping; (b) cork worn, crumbling; top stained extensively
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Mr. Robert Bird; "The Life and Times of Dr. C.H. Bird 1872-1944," by Dr. H.G. Bird (1899-1992), ca 198–, p. 8 (see attached photocopy); "Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments," 6th ed., 189–, p. 754; manual for Dr. C.H. Bird's Morton-Wimshurst-Holtz Influence Engine (see photocopy); CD #7
Research Facts
Used as part of a "Static Machine" to provide extra visual effects; also contributed to the reliability of operation of early X-ray machines.
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Dates
1883
1944
circa 1883-1944
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997037540
Description
Circular wooden lid; top is slightly convex; a ball handle attaches at apex; bottom two-thirds of ball banded with metal; bottom projects narrower cylinder at 90°; three cork pads attach at 120° around cylinder; chain attaches to flat bottom by nut and bolt.
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Accession Number
997037540
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Electrostatics
Description
Circular wooden lid; top is slightly convex; a ball handle attaches at apex; bottom two-thirds of ball banded with metal; bottom projects narrower cylinder at 90°; three cork pads attach at 120° around cylinder; chain attaches to flat bottom by nut and bolt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1883
1944
circa 1883-1944
Date Remarks
Lifetime of C.H. Bird; Influence Machine patented 1883
Material
wood: brown
cork: brown
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 40.3 cm x Diam. 12.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor staining on lid top; one cork pad has half cracked away; chain has extensive non-structural, inactive corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Conversation with Mr. Robert Bird, 4 July 2003; manual for Morton-Wimshurst-Holtz influence engine; also see "The Life and Times of Dr. C.H. and H.G. Bird," p. 8; CD #7
Research Facts
Functionally identical to 997.037.537b; used to magnify visual effects of Influence Machine by creating large sparks; also used as a high voltage source when influence machines were used to power early X-ray machines.
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