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Collins respirator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10988
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997019004
Description
An iron lung consisting of a large cylindrical tube which opens at either end with porthole style windows along its shaft; the shaft is supported on a metal frame and is on wheels; includes a Wagner motor.
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Accession Number
997019004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Respiration, Artificial
Ventilators, Mechanical
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Description
An iron lung consisting of a large cylindrical tube which opens at either end with porthole style windows along its shaft; the shaft is supported on a metal frame and is on wheels; includes a Wagner motor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This iron lung was used at Kingston General Hospital to treat polio patients.
Maker
Drinker-Collins
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: turquoise, silver
Inscriptions
Stenciled on the machine; "Model No. 1950 // "79 // ONT Govt"; also: "MFG WARREN E. COLLINS, INC. BOSTON // Serial No. 2364Directions for Operating the Drinker-Collins Duplex Respirator" printed on the side
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 167.0 cm x Width 71.0 cm x Depth 1.45 m
Condition Remarks
The foam around the portholes has badly deteriorated.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "cnews"
Research Facts
Iron lungs were used to treat polio victims who couldn't breathe because their chest muscles were too disabled.
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession" L-2004-2 Feb 2005 - Sept 2006
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dental articulating paper sample

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13693
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020525
Description
Dental articulating paper samples are stapled onto a rectangular white piece of cardstock which is printed on in blue ink; there are two different samples present; the top sample has a green paper cover printed on in black ink with a thicker, dark blue articulating paper inside; the bottom sample h…
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Accession Number
010020525
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry
Dental Materials
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Description
Dental articulating paper samples are stapled onto a rectangular white piece of cardstock which is printed on in blue ink; there are two different samples present; the top sample has a green paper cover printed on in black ink with a thicker, dark blue articulating paper inside; the bottom sample has a blue and white cover with extra thin dark blue articulating paper inside; on the bottom of the white cardstock, there is a printed rectangular blue box indicating a red sample of articulating paper can be mailed on demand; on the back there are two colour pictures indicating the marks the articulating paper leaves on dentures or teeth; sample page seems to have been cut manually on the proper right side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Bausch Dental Co. of America
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Date based on company information
Material
card stock: white, green, blue, white
paper: blue
ink: black, blue, red
Inscriptions
Printed on the top sample cover: "Articulating Paper // with pressure controlled color // US-Sales Office: Bausch Dental Co. of America P.O. Box 1 Boston Mass. 02215"; printed on the bottom sample cover: "BK Articulating Paper // extra-thin .016 inch // Made in Germany"; printed on the bottom of white cardstock: "Free samples of thin red articulating paper BK 10 // will be mailed on demand"; printed down the proper left hand side of the cardstock: "BK 01 or 05 BK 09 BK 10"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The bottom proper right corner is bent and the white cardstock is dirty on the proper left hand side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Bausch" website; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; the Bausch Dental Co. of America was established in 1953 by dentists Dr. Jean Bausch and his son Dr. Hans Bausch; Dr. Hans Bausch developed a unique articulating paper which marks intensively on moist surfaces; articulating paper is used to leave marks indicating all occlusal contacts; micro-thin articulating papers were introduced in the 1960's
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