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achievement medal

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Dates
1893
1894
circa 1893-1894
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Allergies
Accession Number
010020157 a-d
Description
Two achievement medals from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in a round brown leather box; box lid (a) lined with white silk with the manufacturer's name printed with gold ink; box base (b) lined with white fabric; round silver medals (c, d) with the school and year engraved on front surrounded b…
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Accession Number
010020157 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Allergies
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Two achievement medals from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in a round brown leather box; box lid (a) lined with white silk with the manufacturer's name printed with gold ink; box base (b) lined with white fabric; round silver medals (c, d) with the school and year engraved on front surrounded by decorative leaves; student's name, award and class engraved on back.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
b - box base - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
c - medal - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
d - medal - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Duhme Company
Site Made (City)
Cincinnati
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1893
1894
circa 1893-1894
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
leather: brown
fabric: white
metal: silver
paper: white
ink: yellow, black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed inside box: "The Duhme Company // Cincinnati"; (b) printed on sticker on bottom of box: "G // Knighs"; (c) engraved on front: "OHIO COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY // SESSION // 1892-93"; engraved on back: "Awarded to // E. G. Barnett // For the best // Examinations in // Prosthetic Dentistry and Metallurgy // in the // Junior Class"; (d) engraved on front: "OHIO COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY // SESSION // 1893-94"; engraved on back: "Awarded to // Edward G. Barnett // For the // Best Examinations in // Anatomy & Oral // Surgery // in the // Senior Class"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly chipped; fabric inside (b) slightly yellowed; dark mark on fabric on (a)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Person
Reference Comments
"Ohio History Central" website; Dr. Ralph Crawford
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; the item was purchased in an antique store in Ottawa, Ontario; the Ohio College of Dental Surgery, founded in 1845, was the second dental college in the United States; it was beat only by the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, the first dental school in the world, founded five years earlier; note that in this period, only two years of dental school were necessary to become a dentist after finishing high school
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Akron foley catheter

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1983.4.3
Description
A length of amber tubing with a plastic plug at one end; left in the original sealed package to protect rubber from deteriorating due to exposure to air.
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Accession Number
1983.4.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Urinary catheterization
Description
A length of amber tubing with a plastic plug at one end; left in the original sealed package to protect rubber from deteriorating due to exposure to air.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. J.D. Tanner.
Maker
Akron Catheter Inc.
Site Made (City)
Akron
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
rubber: amber
glass: clear
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Found by Mr. Tanner wrapped in brown paper on a Toronto street.
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anaesthetic inhaler

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Dates
1901
1910
circa 1901-1910
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001194 a-b
Description
Ethyl-chlorid anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical canister with a closed, rounded bottom and a rounded top; the top of the canister has an attached hollow cylindrical tube that has a small round open hole at the top with threading on its inner edges; there is a side holl…
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Accession Number
997001194 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Ethyl-chlorid anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical canister with a closed, rounded bottom and a rounded top; the top of the canister has an attached hollow cylindrical tube that has a small round open hole at the top with threading on its inner edges; there is a side hollow cylindrical tube off from the central tube; the side tube ends with a hollow, bulbous glass attachment with a very narrow cylindrical glass tube at its end; this glass tube has a pinhole opening at the end; a gauge pin (b) fits into the top of the central metal tube; the gauge pin is made of round flat metal with a solid cylindrical piece attached to the bottom; the cylindrical piece has threading on its outer edges.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anaesthetic inhaler - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - gauge pin - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
The G E Bauer Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1901
1910
circa 1901-1910
Date Remarks
Pat. Feb. 1901, Oct. 1902
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) The words, "G E BAUER'S ETHYL-CHLORID C.P. // THE G E BAUER CHEM. CO. CLEVELAND // PAT. FEB 1901, OCT. 1902" are stamped into the metal of the outside edge of the cannister
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear; no staining or corrosion is visible; the glass is complete with no damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #285; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001392 a-b
Description
Atomizer bottle (a) in a cardboard box (b); the atomizer bottle is glass and is narrow, cylindrical and hollow, with a flat, closed, round bottom; there is an outwardly rounded ridge in the glass, just below the neck; the neck tapers in and ends with a rounded open top; the neck is covered with a m…
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Accession Number
997001392 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Respiratory Therapy
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
Atomizer bottle (a) in a cardboard box (b); the atomizer bottle is glass and is narrow, cylindrical and hollow, with a flat, closed, round bottom; there is an outwardly rounded ridge in the glass, just below the neck; the neck tapers in and ends with a rounded open top; the neck is covered with a metal cap--also with a round, open hole in the centre and threading on its inner edges; the bottle is stored in a 6-sided cardboard box that has flaps at the top and bottom; all sides of the box are flat and the outer edges have printing on them.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - atomizer bottle - Size: Length 11.0 x Diam. 3.3 cm
b - cardboard box - Size: Length 18.4 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
The De Vilbiss Company
Site Made (City)
Toledo
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
cardboard: light green; cream; black
Inscriptions
(a) None; (b) the front and back of the box both read, "The // De Vilbiss // Company // TOLEDO // OHIO // MADE IN U.S.A."; the bottom of the box reads, "PRINTED IN U.S.A. // NO. 150 QB // CLEAR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Condition Remarks
(a) The bottle appears to be unused; no stains, chips or scratches are visible in the glass; the metal is undamaged and shows no corrosion; (b) the cardboard box shows some wear; the top flap is partially missing; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #713; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals" by The Geo. P. Pilling & Son Company, 1932, p. 140 (very similar to item #P6808) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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At the "Circle" platform in foreground where Dr. Locke works [photograph postcard]

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996001495
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard (unused), showing the "circle" where Dr. Locke worked, and a crowd of people coming to fill it up; houses / buildings in the background; message handwritten in white on photograph.
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Accession Number
996001495
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Rehabilitation
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard (unused), showing the "circle" where Dr. Locke worked, and a crowd of people coming to fill it up; houses / buildings in the background; message handwritten in white on photograph.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (Country)
Belgium
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
paper: black; white; grey
Inscriptions
Front: "AT THE "CIRCLE" - PLATFORM IN FOREGROUND WHERE // Dr. LOCKE WORKS. COPYRIGHT"; back: "Post Card // PRINTED IN BELGIUM // CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.8 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some deterioration of the glossy finish, and small dot indentations are all over the picture; back is age / sun discoloured and edges are stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Jonathan Walford's Blog; "Doctor M.W. Locke and the Williamsburg Scene" by J. Smyth Carter, 1933; "The Canadian Magazine", Feb. 1933: "Dr. Locke - Patients Sing Praises - Medical Interests Scoff"
Research Facts
Dr. Mahlon W. Locke (1880-1942) born in, Dixon's Corners Ontario. Started high school at 12; great grandfather was John McIntosh, discoverer of the McIntosh Red Apple tree. In 1901 he enrolled at Queens College of Medicine, graduating in 1905. In 1907 he decided to undertake postgraduate training in Scotland, spending time at both the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Opened his medical practice in Williamsburg June 1, 1908; married Miss Blanche McGruer and had 4 children.
On his return to Williamsburg, he treated the village blacksmith who was crippled with arthritis and was almost unable to work. After many sessions of Dr Locke’s foot manipulations, he regained much of his mobility and was able to return to his work. This seems to be the first recorded treatment and the one which would set the scene for Locke’s future reputation.
Interested in arthritis, which he believed was caused principally by fallen arches caused arthritis and other ills; he put the arches back in place by manual manipulation of their feet, relieving pressure on the posterior tibial nerve. Dr Locke’s fee was one dollar which included two sessions daily; everybody paid the same, whether millionaire or pauper. Those who were unable to pay were treated free. His one dollar per visit treatments included advice on taking exercise, wearing properly fitted shoes with orthotic supports, and prescriptions for associated ailments, such as hypothyroidism.
Around 1925 interest in his foot treatment grew rapidly with patients from all over North America, and some from Europe. By 1932 Dr Locke was giving over 2000 treatments daily. During the Depression years this enormous influx brought significant prosperity to the region. Large numbers of his patients claimed to be cured or relieved by this method and his reputation spread throughout North America and overseas.
In 1940 the top selling brand of health-footwear was ‘Lockewedge’, designed & approved by Dr. M.W. Locke as he felt ill-fitting shoes contributed to foot pains. This orthopedic shoe was made by The Perth Shoe Company in Canada.
Films of him working show that the manipulative procedure was rapid, lasting between 5 -7 seconds. Sometimes he would also manipulate the hands. On and on he would go, round and round in his swivel chair from foot to foot and hand to hand, having a break every few hours for a rest (or drink).
Dr Locke died February 6, 1942 from pneumonia. His brother-in law J. Alex Mc Gruer, a Chiropractor, carried on the practice, but it did not work out and it came to an end. The magic of Dr Locke was gone. Dr. Locke himself was largely forgotten, although he is remembered by some in the medical community as a pioneer in the field of reflexology.
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Beneath the canopy at Dr. Locke Clinic Williamsburg [photograph postcard]

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Dates
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996001497
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard (used), showing the "circle" where Dr. Locke worked, shaded by a canopy, with a large number of patients waiting to be treated; message handwritten in white on the photograph; 2 cent stamp
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Accession Number
996001497
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Rehabilitation
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard (used), showing the "circle" where Dr. Locke worked, shaded by a canopy, with a large number of patients waiting to be treated; message handwritten in white on the photograph; 2 cent stamp
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (Country)
Belgium
Dates
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
paper: black; white; brown
Inscriptions
Front: "BENEATH THE // CANOPY AT Dr. LOCKE // CLINIC WILLIAMSBURG // COPYRIGHT ONT // 1933"; back: "Mrs. Newton Hunt [?] // 378 W Fourth St. // Elmira N.Y. // U.S.A. // Wed morning // A small view [?] // of clinic am // waiting for Geo' [?] // to take treatment // Love // Mrs. Baltz"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.9 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Glossy finish is slightly deteriorated around the edges; back: stained along top, and age / sun discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Jonathan Walford's Blog; "Doctor M.W. Locke and the Williamsburg Scene" by J. Smyth Carter, 1933; "The Canadian Magazine", Feb. 1933: "Dr. Locke - Patients Sing Praises - Medical Interests Scoff"
Research Facts
Dr. Mahlon W. Locke (1880-1942) born in, Dixon's Corners Ontario. Started high school at 12; great grandfather was John McIntosh, discoverer of the McIntosh Red Apple tree. In 1901 he enrolled at Queens College of Medicine, graduating in 1905. In 1907 he decided to undertake postgraduate training in Scotland, spending time at both the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Opened his medical practice in Williamsburg June 1, 1908; married Miss Blanche McGruer and had 4 children.
On his return to Williamsburg, he treated the village blacksmith who was crippled with arthritis and was almost unable to work. After many sessions of Dr Locke’s foot manipulations, he regained much of his mobility and was able to return to his work. This seems to be the first recorded treatment and the one which would set the scene for Locke’s future reputation.
Interested in arthritis, which he believed was caused principally by fallen arches caused arthritis and other ills; he put the arches back in place by manual manipulation of their feet, relieving pressure on the posterior tibial nerve. Dr Locke’s fee was one dollar which included two sessions daily; everybody paid the same, whether millionaire or pauper. Those who were unable to pay were treated free. His one dollar per visit treatments included advice on taking exercise, wearing properly fitted shoes with orthotic supports, and prescriptions for associated ailments, such as hypothyroidism.
Around 1925 interest in his foot treatment grew rapidly with patients from all over North America, and some from Europe. By 1932 Dr Locke was giving over 2000 treatments daily. During the Depression years this enormous influx brought significant prosperity to the region. Large numbers of his patients claimed to be cured or relieved by this method and his reputation spread throughout North America and overseas.
In 1940 the top selling brand of health-footwear was ‘Lockewedge’, designed & approved by Dr. M.W. Locke as he felt ill-fitting shoes contributed to foot pains. This orthopedic shoe was made by The Perth Shoe Company in Canada.
Films of him working show that the manipulative procedure was rapid, lasting between 5 -7 seconds. Sometimes he would also manipulate the hands. On and on he would go, round and round in his swivel chair from foot to foot and hand to hand, having a break every few hours for a rest (or drink).
Dr Locke died February 6, 1942 from pneumonia. His brother-in law J. Alex Mc Gruer, a Chiropractor, carried on the practice, but it did not work out and it came to an end. The magic of Dr Locke was gone. Dr. Locke himself was largely forgotten, although he is remembered by some in the medical community as a pioneer in the field of reflexology.
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booklet - Commemoration of Florence Nightingale

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Dates
1937
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
001043006
Description
A booklet containing a speech given by Sir George Newman on Florence Nightingale; brown cover; 16 pages; Has a lamp on the top of the cover.
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Accession Number
001043006
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
History of Nursing -- pamphlet
Nurses -- pamphlet
Description
A booklet containing a speech given by Sir George Newman on Florence Nightingale; brown cover; 16 pages; Has a lamp on the top of the cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally came from Priscilla Dodd of the KGH Nursing School's class of 1931.
Maker
Office de Publicite
Site Made (City)
Brussels
Site Made (Country)
Belgium
Dates
1937
Date Remarks
Copyright date.
Material
paper: brown
Inscriptions
"THE COMMEMORATION // OF // FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE // An Oration Delivered // by // Sir George Newman, K. C. B., M. D., F. R. C. P. // before the General Meeting of the // International Council of Nurses // London. July 1937" printed on the cover; "E. Priscilla Dodd // Oct. 1938." handwritten on the upper right corner of the cover.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 24.6 cm x Width 16.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Almost like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #8
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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Dr. A. Morales Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
004001015 a-g
Description
A blue plastic container with a glass hypodermic inside.
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Accession Number
004001015 a-g
Collection
Dr. A. Morales Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Impotence -- therapy
Description
A blue plastic container with a glass hypodermic inside.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - case
b - instructions - Size: Length 31.2 cm x Width 21.0 cm
c - swab packet
d - needle packet
e - locking mechanism
f - syringe
g - ampoule
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. A. Morales, KGH Urology Dept.
Maker
Upjohn s.a.
Site Made (City)
Puurs
Site Made (Country)
Belgium
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Treatment initially described in the 1980s.
Material
plastic: blue
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"Caverject"; plus product information.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-3
Condition Remarks
Instructions creased; all packets still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Morales's notes; CD #1.
Research Facts
Used for intercavernosal injection of prostaglandin E2 (alprostadil) to induce a penile ereciton.
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001821
Description
Used paper stamp from Belgium with a likeness of A. Vesalius and an arm.
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Accession Number
996001821
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Physicians -- ephemera
Description
Used paper stamp from Belgium with a likeness of A. Vesalius and an arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Belgium
Site Made (Country)
Belgium
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Copyright date
Material
paper: green; black; white
Inscriptions
"50c // A. VESALIUS 1514-1564 // BELGIE // BELGIQUE // AD. XLII // JD 1964"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 3.9 cm. x Width: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; postmarked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
1989 Webster's Dictionary
Research Facts
Andreas Vesalius was a Flemish anatomist who questioned the traditional doctrines of Aristotle and Galen and wrote "De humani corporis fabica" in 1543 ("Of what the human body is made")
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Congenital Heart Abnormalities [educational poster]

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Dates
1960
1965
circa 1960-1965
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
000003404
Description
Educational poster showing congenital heart abnormalities; rectangular white paper printed with black, blue and red ink; title at top; illustration of normal heart in middle, with parts labelled with black ink; ten illustrations of hearts at edges, showing abnormalities such as Truncus Arteriosus, …
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Accession Number
000003404
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Heart Defects, Congenital -- charts
Teaching Materials -- charts
Education, Nursing
Description
Educational poster showing congenital heart abnormalities; rectangular white paper printed with black, blue and red ink; title at top; illustration of normal heart in middle, with parts labelled with black ink; ten illustrations of hearts at edges, showing abnormalities such as Truncus Arteriosus, Subaortic Stenosis, Tricuspid Atresia and Coarctation of Aorta, among others; rectangular piece of cardboard affixed to back top of poster as extra support.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Ross Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Columbus
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1965
circa 1960-1965
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue, red
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed at top: "CONGENITAL HEART ABNORMALITIES // Ross // NURSING EDUCATION SERVICE // No. 7 of a series // NURSING EDUCATION AIDS // Ross Laboratories, Columbus 16, Ohio"; printed at bottom: "SIMILAC SIMILAC WITH IRON // COPYRIGHT 1960 ROSS LABORATORIES LITHO IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 1.20 m x Width 76.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Two holes at top of poster; 17.5 cm tear at bottom centre; top and bottom are worn; tear at top centre held together by staples; poster is creased, does not lie flat on its own.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Ohio Historical Society - Ross Laboratories" website; CD #10
Research Facts
The Moores & Ross Milk Company was founded in 1903 as a milk bottling company; in 1925 they created an infant formula, which they renamed Similac in 1927; in 1956 they created Ross Laboratories to continue to improve their infant products; Similac was widely used at this point, and Ross Laboratories was known for advertising to medical professionals and not just consumers; they became more heavily involved in educational outreach programmes in the 1990s
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