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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022001
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022001
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting join above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 16.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J. E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022002
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022002
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting joint above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 19.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body; cloudy appearance on front of leather collar
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); he was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J.E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering his support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022004
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
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Accession Number
015022004
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 44.0 cm Diameter: 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but only full-length leg braces were listed on hospital receipts; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022003
Description
heavy canvas strap with steel plate on one side; steel brace with hinged section attached to plate possibly for attachment to leg brace; leather strap and metal clasp.
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Accession Number
015022003
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
heavy canvas strap with steel plate on one side; steel brace with hinged section attached to plate possibly for attachment to leg brace; leather strap and metal clasp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.?
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: beige
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Diameter: 31.0 cm Height: 30.0 cm
Condition Remarks
worn
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but unclear how this piece was used in conjunction with the leg braces; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
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glucose 33 1/3 % ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3403
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, r…
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Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular, waxed cardboard box that opens on both ends via three flap closures.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
b - box - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Anglo-French Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Retirement of Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Material
glass: transparent
paper: yellow; green
cardboard: yellow; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "1AMPOULE GLUCOSE 33 1/3% // 20 CC // ANGLO-FRENCH CO. // MONTREAL"; printed label on ampoule: "Ampoule 20 c.c. // GLUCOSE // 33 1/3% // ANGLO-FRENCH // DRUG CO. // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box shows some creasing and water damage as well as scuff marks; ampoule label is slightly discoloured but is otherwise in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1990
1997
circa 1990-1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997034524
Description
A white polyester-cotton laboratory coat with full length sleeves; six plastic button closure; three pockets on the front; stamp for Hotel Dieu Hospital on top pocket; without side openings for access to interior pant pockets.
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Accession Number
997034524
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Description
A white polyester-cotton laboratory coat with full length sleeves; six plastic button closure; three pockets on the front; stamp for Hotel Dieu Hospital on top pocket; without side openings for access to interior pant pockets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital laundry facilities via Diane Hubbs.
Maker
Angelique
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1990
1997
circa 1990-1997
Date Remarks
Donor remarks.
Material
fabric: white
plastic: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Hand written on inside collar: " G1 HDH"; printed on top pocket: "LAB // HOTEL-DIEU // KINGSTON"; printed on label: "angelica ~ whitewear // Angelique // 55% Polyester 35% Cotton // 38".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 CLOSET A
Dimension Notes
Length 98.0 cm x Width 64.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Slight fading of printing on pocket; minor ink stain on pocket.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2; CD #9; CD #7
Images
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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980 - 1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997034527
Description
A white laboratory coat with three front pockets and four white plastic button closure; opening on both sides to reach interior pant pockets; back kick pleat.
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Accession Number
997034527
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Description
A white laboratory coat with three front pockets and four white plastic button closure; opening on both sides to reach interior pant pockets; back kick pleat.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital laundry facilities via Diane Hubbs.
Maker
Angelica
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980 - 1990
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: white
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Printed with marker on back of collar, "G 957-2"; printed on tag on back of collar, "Angelica // STYLE 502 PWPB / CWP XL / TG // 65% POLYESTER 35% COTTON // MADE IN CANADA ".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 CLOSET A
Dimension Notes
Length 94.0 cm x Width 54.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: No stains or tears.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Angelica Company Website"; CD #9; CD #7
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
996003106
Description
Oval glass bottle with a short cylindrical neck and a screw-top plastic lid as well as an attached paper product identification label; the bottle contains poppy oil which was most likely used by Marjorie Winslow when she painted the wax models in the Robertson Collection; the bottle's front and bac…
Accession Number
996003106
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Solvents
Description
Oval glass bottle with a short cylindrical neck and a screw-top plastic lid as well as an attached paper product identification label; the bottle contains poppy oil which was most likely used by Marjorie Winslow when she painted the wax models in the Robertson Collection; the bottle's front and back panels curve outwards and the two sides are flat; the front has an attached printed paper label which lists product information; the bottle contains approximately 1/3 of its contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
C. R. Crowley Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Models made between 1940-1945 and this was used in conjunction with the model painting
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: white; green
poppy oil:
Inscriptions
The bottom of the bottle has embossed on it a triangle with a "4" inside, the number "782" and the number "4"; the label reads, "POPPY OIL // C.R. Crowley // LIMITED // THE PAINTMAN // IMPORTERS & MANUFACTURERS OF // ARTISTS' MATERIALS // 1387 ST. CATHERINE W. MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.8 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bottle was dirty and dusty; the plastic lid shows no cracks or chips and will not readily come off the bottle; the paper label is complete and legible; there is quite a bit of staining on the label (dirt and oil); about 1/3 of the contents are still in the bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow in an oral interview (transcribed)
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torsion balance

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1356
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010016 a-e
Description
Torsion balance; rectancular box-like structure; grey metal; with top and front side windows to flip lid; inside are two silver metal balance plates; with balance view indicator between; light grey plastic adjustable measurement knob to exterior front; scale goes from 0 to 1.0; silver balance adjus…
Accession Number
994010016 a-e
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Torsion balance; rectancular box-like structure; grey metal; with top and front side windows
to flip lid; inside are two silver metal balance plates; with balance view indicator between;
light grey plastic adjustable measurement knob to exterior front; scale goes from 0 to 1.0;
silver balance adjuster knob to bottom front; silver knob feet can be adjusted to level instrument
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - main instrument - Size: Length 29.0 cm. x Width 20.5 cm. x Depth 11.5 cm.
b - balance plate - Size:
c - balance plate - Size:
d - balance plate column - Size:
e - balance plate column - Size:
Provenance
Works by twisting quartz fiber; 0.1 grams is lowest reading; to make very small measurements;
replaced by electric
Maker
The Torsion Balance Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
plastic: light grey
metal: grey; silver
Inscriptions
T o front: TORSION BALANCE; sticker to front: Distributed and Serviced by // FISHER SCIENTIFIC;
maker's plate to back: THE TORSION BALANCE CO. // (CANADA) LTD. // MONTREAL, Quebec, CANADA //
Before Shipping Obtain Instructions From Factory
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-3
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler
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Triquilar oral birth control

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9758
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
003003011 a-c
Description
Sample packet of Triquilar oral birth control tablets, consisting of (a) outer cover, (b) blister pack containing 21 tablets and (c) a printed information sheet; the outer cover is made of printed paper to form an envelope with an opening at the right side; the front and back of the cover have prin…
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Accession Number
003003011 a-c
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Family Planning
Contraceptive Agents, Female
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Sample packet of Triquilar oral birth control tablets, consisting of (a) outer cover, (b) blister pack containing 21 tablets and (c) a printed information sheet; the outer cover is made of printed paper to form an envelope with an opening at the right side; the front and back of the cover have printed information on them; housed inside the cover is (b) a blister pack containing 6 brown, 5 white and 10 yellow birth control tablets; the packet has a clear plastic front with 21 bubble pockets to house the pills; a piece of foil seals the front and creates a back for the packet; the foil has numbers and information printed on its outer side; an information sheet (c) is also housed in the cover; the sheet consists of a folded rectangular piece of paper with printed information on the front and back sides.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - packet cover - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - blister pack - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c - information sheet (folded) - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Paul MacKenzie at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
German Remedies Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Date Remarks
Manufacturing date listed as May 1991
Material
paper: white; light grey
foil: silver; yellow
ink: black; red; yellow
plastic: clear
tablets: brown; white; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the cover reads, "RX [with the "X" as part of the leg of the "R"] Tablets of // Levonorgestrel and // Ethinylestradiol // Triquilar® // Made in India by // German Remedies Limited // M. Vasanji Road, Bombay 400 0093 // ® Trademark of // Schering AG // Federal Republic of Germany // Schering // SCHERING // 21 tabs // oral"; the back of the cover reads, "6 light brown tablets, each containing // Levonorgestrel B.P. 0.05 mg // Ethinylestradiol I.P. 0.03 mg // 5 white tablets, each containing // Levonorgestrel B.P. 0.075 mg // Ethinylestradiol I.P. 0.04 mg // PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // NOT TO BE SOLD // 10 ochreous tablets, each containing // Levonorgestrel B.P. 0.125 mg // Ethinylestradiol I.P. 0.03 mg // SCHEDULE H DRUG // WARNING: To be sold by retail on the // prescription of a Registered Medical // Practitioner only // Mfg. Lic. No. 679 // Mfg. Date 05-91 // Exp. Date 04-96 // Retail Price // not to exceed Rs. 12.00 // Taxes extra" (b) the foil back of the blister pack reads, "Tablets of Levonorgestrel and Ethinylestradiol // Triquilar® // Start // 1–; 2–;3–;4–;5–;6 [downward-facing arrow] // I took my first tablet on // Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat [each day of the week has a dot above it] 7–; 8–; 9–; 10–; 11 [downward arrow] // 21
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-4
Condition Remarks
(a) The packet cover shows some wear; fold marks and minor staining; there are no tears or missing sections; all printing is fully legible; (b) the blister pack is unused; the foil backing is intact; the plastic pill pockets at the top have been pushed in but all are sealed; all printing is fully legible; (c) the information sheet has fold marks and minor wear on one end; there are no tears or missing sections; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid
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