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clinical thermometer

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.27.2
Description
A plastic case with a plastic screw-on cap containing a glass Fahrenheit thermometer.
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Accession Number
1979.27.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Thermometers
Physical Examination
Description
A plastic case with a plastic screw-on cap containing a glass Fahrenheit thermometer.
Part Names
thermometer - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Madribon Roche
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
plastic: light blue
glass: clear
mercury: silver
Inscriptions
On thermometer: "b128 Max, 7 Min. W1365 Rexall Monogram Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the practice of Dr. H.O. Macnamara c. 1920–1930.
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microscope slide

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4402
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Fritz Bunz Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Pathology
Accession Number
992074023
Description
The slide is in slot 16; the slide is labelled with a white, square paper sticker on the same side as, and to the left of, the specimen; the specimen seems to be an insect; the slide is prepared with yellowish oil, a square cover glass, and a pair of paper spacers under the cover glass, on both lef…
Accession Number
992074023
Collection
Dr. Fritz Bunz Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Pathology
MeSH Heading
Aedes -- anatomy & histology
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
The slide is in slot 16; the slide is labelled with a white, square paper sticker on the same side as, and to the left of, the specimen; the specimen seems to be an insect; the slide is prepared with yellowish oil, a square cover glass, and a pair of paper spacers under the cover glass, on both left and right sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This slide is part of a collection belonging to Dr. Fritz Bunz, who was a physician in Germany likely in the early 1900s; Mrs. Luterus, daughter of Dr. Bunz, gave the collection to Dr. Miguel Chiong.
Maker
Tropeninstitut
Site Made (City)
Hamburg
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Item belonged to a person who was a physician in the early 1900s.
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; beige
biological: beige
Inscriptions
The sticker on the slide is stamped in purple and reads: "Aedes aegypti // [female symbol: circle sitting on top of a cross] // Tropeninstitut // Hamburg"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Please see note accompanying the collection.
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microscope slide

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Fritz Bunz Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Pathology
Accession Number
992074024
Description
The slide is in slot 17; the slide is labelled with a white, square paper sticker on the same side as, and to the left of, the specimen; the specimen seems to be an insect; the slide is prepared with yellowish oil, a square cover glass, and a pair of paper spacers under the cover glass, on both lef…
Accession Number
992074024
Collection
Dr. Fritz Bunz Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Pathology
MeSH Heading
Aedes -- anatomy & histology
Larva -- anatomy & histology
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
The slide is in slot 17; the slide is labelled with a white, square paper sticker on the same side as, and to the left of, the specimen; the specimen seems to be an insect; the slide is prepared with yellowish oil, a square cover glass, and a pair of paper spacers under the cover glass, on both left and right sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This slide is part of a collection belonging to Dr. Fritz Bunz, who was a physician in Germany likely in the early 1900s; Mrs. Luterus, daughter of Dr. Bunz, gave the collection to Dr. Miguel Chiong.
Maker
Tropeninstitut
Site Made (City)
Hamburg
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Item belonged to a person who was a physician in the early 1900s.
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; beige
biological: beige
Inscriptions
The sticker on the slide is stamped in purple and reads: "Aedes aegypti // Larve // Tropeninstitut // Hamburg"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Please see note accompanying the collection.
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oral thermometer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact674
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995002054 a-c
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
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Accession Number
995002054 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer case lid - Size: Length 4.4 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
b - thermometer case - Size: Length 8.3 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
c - thermometer - Size: Length 10.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
Provenance
Margaret Kirkpatrick (1935 KGH Nursing graduate)
Maker
Rexall
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
plastic: black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"6128 Max 1 Min W 1365 REXALL Monogram Germany" in blue and red; scale in °F in blue & red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
Plastic of case has no cracks, stains or signs of deterioration; glass thermometer is complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
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