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glucose 33 1/3 % ampoule

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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

Silver Proteinate

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Dates
1974
circa 1974
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037241
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a slightly concave bottom; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper slightly through a rounded shoulder to a short, wide neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a blue and white label is af…
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Accession Number
997037241
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a slightly concave bottom; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper slightly through a rounded shoulder to a short, wide neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a blue and white label is affixed to the front of the bottle; the bottle is sealed with a short, tapered cylindrical cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Mallinckrodt Chemical Works
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1974
circa 1974
Date Remarks
Company name changed to Mallinckrodt Inc. in 1974
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; blue
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed label on bottle reads, "Mallinckrodt // ONE OUNCE // SILVER PROTEINATE // (ARGENTO-PROTEINUM FORTE U.S.P.) // MALLINCKRODT CHEMICAL WORKS // SAINT LOUIS MONTREAL PHILADELPHIA NEW YORK // 10-1 PRINTED IN U.S.A."; embossed on bottle bottom: "50"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is in excellent condition; label is extremely discoloured and is affixed to bottle with tape; inside there are remains of the product
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail