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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
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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radium applicator forceps

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Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Radiotherapy
Accession Number
998006012
Description
Forceps designed to hold the Mark 4 radium applicator; these forceps were manufactured as sponge forceps, then were modified by having two metal lugs attached, so that they could clamp into the holes in the flat handle of a Mark 4 radium applicator; the forceps are a scissor-like instrument with lo…
Accession Number
998006012
Collection
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Radiotherapy
MeSH Heading
Uterine Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Cervix Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Brachytherapy -- instrumentation
Radium -- administration and dosage
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps
Description
Forceps designed to hold the Mark 4 radium applicator; these forceps were manufactured as sponge forceps, then were modified by having two metal lugs attached, so that they could clamp into the holes in the flat handle of a Mark 4 radium applicator; the forceps are a scissor-like instrument with long straight handles that have open circular finger grips; the handles have a locking device just below the finger grips; the handles join together just before the blades; the blades are long and rounded and end with open teardrop-shaped pieces; one of these blade ends has had two short cylindrical lugs attached to it.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One handle has the words, "INGRAM & BELL GERMANY" stamped into it; the other handle has the word, "STAINLESS" and an aesculapian symbol with a crown over it, stamped into it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 24.3 cm. x Width: 8.5 cm. x Depth: 1.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
The forceps show only minor wear and no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Surgical Instrumenta and Surgical Sundries," by Chas. F. Thackray Ltd., p. G100; "Radium Applicators in the Treatment of Carcinoma of the Cervix" in the "Journal of the Canadian Association of Radiologists," Vol. XII, Dec. 1961
Research Facts
The aesculapian symbol (a snake wrapped around a rod) with a crown over it is the manufacturing logo for the Jetter & Scheerer Company
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre - Radium exhibit, May 12, 1998
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