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commemorative stamp

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Dates
6-May-81
circa 6 May 1981
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001839
Description
First day cover commemorating centenary of pharmaceutical education in Australia, with stamp, postmark, and illustration of a chemist's shop with leaves, etc., on envelope.
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Accession Number
996001839
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Education, Pharmacy -- ephemera
Description
First day cover commemorating centenary of pharmaceutical education in Australia, with stamp, postmark, and illustration of a chemist's shop with leaves, etc., on envelope.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Australia Post
Site Made (City)
Melbourne
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
6-May-81
circa 6 May 1981
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: brown; blue; red; white; black; yellow; green; pink
Inscriptions
"Centenary of Pharmaceutical Education in Australia // PHILATELIC BUREAU MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA 3000
// FIRST DAY OF ISSUE // 6 MAY 1981 // Australia 22c"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.1 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
No marks or tears
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
See back of envelope
Images
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O'Dwyer's intubation set in case

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997001270 a-r
Description
O'Dwyer's intubation set, which consists of several parts housed in a metal case; the set includes an introducer (a), which has a hollow four-sided handle with horizontal gripping grooves and a round end; the handle tapers to join a cylindrical bar with a short tip at a downwards 90° angle; the tip…
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Accession Number
997001270 a-r
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Intubation, Intratracheal -- instrumentation
Respiration
Description
O'Dwyer's intubation set, which consists of several parts housed in a metal case; the set includes an introducer (a), which has a hollow four-sided handle with horizontal gripping grooves and a round end; the handle tapers to join a cylindrical bar with a short tip at a downwards 90° angle; the tip is oval in shape and has a small threaded screw attached to its outer edge; there is a section of wire spring just before the tip; a piece at the end of the spring with two rounded prongs (left and right side) will move forward when a lever on the top of the handle is pushed forward; the lever is on the top of the handle just before it joins with the cylindrical bar; there is a round tightening screw on the bottom of the handle just below the lever and a semicircular finger grip behind the screw, towards the end of the handle; the set also contains an extractor (b), which also has a hollow four-sided handle with horizontal gripping grooves and a rounded end; the handle tapers to join a two-piece blade and handle section that is joined with a pivot and curves downwards at a rounded 90° angle at the end; the blades taper to a rounded tip with threading on its outer edge; the inner edges of the blade and handle section are flat and the outer edges are rounded; there is an upper rounded lever, which when pushed down will open the blade tips; the set has seven tubes (c,e,g,i,k,m,o) with matching obturators (d,f,h,j,l,n,p); the pieces increase in size, but all of the tubes are made of hollow cylindrical metal with an oval open tip and a solid rounded piece at the end with an oval opening in the centre; all tubes have obturators that fit inside them; the obturators are made of two pieces of solid cylindrical metal hinged at the centre,with a solid flattish oval tip and an oval end with a round threaded hole in the centre; all of the obturator pieces will screw on to the tip of the introducer; there is a metal scale (q) in the set; the scale is made of a flat piece of metal with one straight end and one slightly rounded end; one side of the scale has numbers and increments lines stamped into the metal; all pieces of the set are stored in a metal case (r); the case consists of a rectangular-shaped base that has a lid hinged on at the back with a clasp at the front; both the lid and the base have metal pieces that hold the parts of the set securely in the box; the set would have originally come with a mouth gag as well, but this piece is now missing.
Number Of Parts
18
Part Names
a - introducer - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
b - extractor - Size: Length 21.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 8.8 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
d - obturator - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e - tube - Size: Length 3.7 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
f - obturator - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - tube - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
h - obturator - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
i - tube - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
j - obturator - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
k - tube - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
l - obturator - Size: Length 5.9 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
m - tube - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
n - obturator - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Width 0.4 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
o - tube - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
p - obturator - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 0.4 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
q - metal scale - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.1cm
r - case - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Width 9.1 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. H.C. Mabee; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Warner & Webster
Site Made (City)
Melbourne
Material
metal: silver; yellow
Inscriptions
(q) The scale has 7 increment lines as well as the numbers "1 // 2 // 3 // 4 - 5 // 6 - 7 // 8 - 9 // 10 - 12"; (r) the case has the words, "WARNER & WEBSTER // MELBOURNE" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-9
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear but no corrosion is visible; #2: condition unchanged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #164; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by the Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3188 (same as item C/-11590) (see attached photocopy); found in Dr. H.C. Mabee's obstetrical bag (997.001.456); CD #5
Research Facts
Intubation is the introduction of a tube into a hollow organ to keep it open, especially into the larynx to ensure the passage of air; used in edema of the glottis or in the acute stages of diptheria
Images
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