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Mary T. Goldman's Gray Hair Color Restorer

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.188
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
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Accession Number
1980.18.188
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Hair Preparations
Hair Dyes
Description
A box containing a flat corked bottle filled with contents; circular attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Mary T. Goldman Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Paul
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: yellow; black
glass: amber
cork
Paper
Inscriptions
Embossed on back of bottle: "Mary T. Goldman, St. Paul, Minn."; printed on box: "Gray Hair // MARY T. GOLDMAN'S // Gray Hair Color Restorer // A COLORIFIC PREPARATION // NO. 3 // Price $1.80 Per Bottle // EXPRESS PREPAID // PREPARED ONLY BY // MARY T. GOLDMAN CO. // ST. PAUL, MINN. // KEEP BOTTLE IN BOX"; from circular: "Restoration of hair to its natural shade"; "It's a scientific hair color restorer."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.1 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle has a "chipped" label; box is frayed and torn at one end.
Copy Type
Original
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soda lime absorber

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Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008027
Description
Heidbrink two chamber soda lime absorber, which consists of a hollow cylindrical canister on a hollow cylindrical pole; the top of the absorber is held on by three screw on/off clamps; the top of the absorber has two valves with see-through plastic tops and outlet screw attachments at the side; theā€¦
Accession Number
997008027
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- absorber
Description
Heidbrink two chamber soda lime absorber, which consists of a hollow cylindrical canister on a hollow
cylindrical pole; the top of the absorber is held on by three screw on/off clamps; the top of
the absorber has two valves with see-through plastic tops and outlet screw attachments at the side;
there is a central hook-up at the top front; the top left has a pressure dial in mm Hg; the back
of the top has a paper warning label attached to it; the very top has a handle which switches chambers being used; Note: Item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
The Ohio Chemical & Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Minneapolis
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Date Remarks
Absorber dates from the late 1940's to early 1950's
Material
paper: off-white
metal: silver; brown
fabric: beige
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
The top of the absorber has a manufacturer's label which reads, "HEIDBRINK ABSORBER // PAT. NO.
2,136,244 // MADE IN U.S.A. // NO. 1 CHAMBER // NO. 2 CHAMBER // SHUT"; the central hook-up is
stamped, "9716"; the pressure dial is labelled and can be set from "off" to "20"; the paper label
reads, "IMPORTANT [underlined] Removed flutter valve discs once // every 30 to 60 days and clean //
thoroughly to prevent sticking // THE OHIO CHEMICAL & MFG. CO. // Branches in all Principal Cities";
a small label at the back reads, "HOTEL DIEU HOSPITAL // ASSET NO. 04040"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-3
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length: 36.7 cm. x Width: 15.6 cm. x Depth: 17.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The absorber arrived very dirty and dusty; the absorber shows wear, especially on the outside of the
canister, but no active corrosion is visible; the paper label is very worn, but legible; the plastic
pieces are complete and undamaged; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; see 997.008.004 for company location
Research Facts
Soda lime was put into the inside canister of the absorber to absorb expired carbon dioxide; the
absorber would have been attached to an anaesthesia machine
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, anaesthesia exhibit - Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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