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model of human stomach

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Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
998002001 a-c
Description
A rubber model of a human stomach on a stand; the stomach is made up of two separable parts which form a front and a back which fit together are held with a piece of velcro; the front (a) is mostly dark pink on both the inside and outside; the back (b) is similar to the front on the inside and ligh…
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Accession Number
998002001 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Stomach -- models
Anatomy -- models
Description
A rubber model of a human stomach on a stand; the stomach is made up of two separable parts which form a front and a back which fit together are held with a piece of velcro; the front (a) is mostly dark pink on both the inside and outside; the back (b) is similar to the front on the inside and light pink with blue and red veins on the outside with a yellow layer going around the edges; the stand (c) is made out of wood with a bent piece of plexiglass which holds the stomach.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - stomach front - Size: Length 16.2 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
b - stomach back - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 13.3 cm x Depth 8.1 cm
c - stand - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 13.9 cm
Provenance
Possibly used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Medical Plastics Laboratory, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Gatesville
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Material
rubber: pink, red, blue, yellow
wood: brown
plexiglass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"AUTHENTIC ANATOMICAL REPRODUCTIONS // SKELETONS - SKULLS - CHARTS // PATIENT SIMULATORS // MEDICAL PLASTICS LABORATORY, INC. // Box 38, Gatesville, Texas 76528 USA" printed on a metal plate at the front of the stand. "DONATED BY MRS. JANE MAHONEY" printed on a sticker on the plexiglass "MEDICAL PLASTICS LAB. // GATESVILLE, TEXAS" molded into the front of the stomach; There are numbers all over the model
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-S2-3
Condition Remarks
Some pink residue stained on the plexiglass; a small chip of paint missing from the front of the stomach.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On Exhibit in "Medical Art Through the Ages: The History of Anatomical Teaching Models"
Images
Less detail