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Dermatological Reference Guide

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
997037410
Description
A small rectangular 32-page pocket book with two staples along spine to hold pages; it has vinyl front and back covers.
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Accession Number
997037410
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Dermatology -- methods
Reference Books, Medical
Description
A small rectangular 32-page pocket book with two staples along spine to hold pages; it has vinyl front and back covers.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Schering Corporation Limitée
Site Made (City)
Pointe Claire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: white; black; blue; pink; brown; red
vinyl: red; yellow
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Front cover has "Dermatological // Reference [in cursive script // Guide [in cursive script]"; logo is sketched on accession sheet.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #3
Dimension Notes
Length 15.8 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Corners are worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Images
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Eskimo ointment jar

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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
014002002 a-b
Description
Round white opaque milk glass jar of “Eskimo” ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) full of solid brown product with crusted top; product used for eczema and skin problems; tanpaper label with thick black border affixed to half of jar diameter; information provided in English and French.
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Accession Number
014002002 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Round white opaque milk glass jar of “Eskimo” ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) full of solid brown product with crusted top; product used for eczema and skin problems; tanpaper label with thick black border affixed to half of jar diameter; information provided in English and French.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – jar – Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
b – lid – Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Eskimo Ointment Co.
Site Made (City)
Mansonville + Brome
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: white
paper: tan
metal: silver
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ESKIMO // Pour ECZEMA, DEMANGEAISON, // DARTRES, Etc. // DIRECTION: Appliqueztousles2soirs. // PRIX: 75 c.// For ECZEMA, ITCH, SCABS, Etc. // DIRECTION: Apply every other night. // PRICE: 75c. // ESKIMO OINTMENT CO. // MANSONVILLE BROME, P.Q. // No. 11539 - "Loi des Médicaments brevetés ou Proprietary." // No. 11539 - The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act.''
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Condition Remarks
Lid has dent and minor scratches, label shows minor wear along botom edge
Copy Type
Original
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Gillette Safety Razor set

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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925 - 1935
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
016007001 a-h
Description
Rectangular blue hinged box (a) lined with blue velvet interior and gold lettering printed on interior of lid; indented areas in the case fit the razor and envelope of spare blades; gold metal razor (b-e) has a top guard (d) that fits through the bottom razor guard with sides that work as a comb (e…
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Accession Number
016007001 a-h
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
Rectangular blue hinged box (a) lined with blue velvet interior and gold lettering printed on interior of lid; indented areas in the case fit the razor and envelope of spare blades; gold metal razor (b-e) has a top guard (d) that fits through the bottom razor guard with sides that work as a comb (e); the top guard (d) screws into (c) and the removable portion of the handle (c) fits into the other portion of the handle (b) that has cross hatching along the length of the handle ending in a ball with cross hatching decoration; blue paper envelope (f) with manufacturing details printed on both sides; black metal three hole razor blade (g) from inside the envelope with manufacturing details printed on it; metal razor inside original paper packaging (h) also from inside paper envelope (f).
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case
b - razor handle
c - removable potrion of razor handle
d - razor top gaurd
e - razor bottom gaurd
f - razor envelope
g - three hole razor blade
h - three hole razor blade in protective paper
Provenance
Belonged to the father of donor from their multi-generation cottage in Washago, Ontario.
Maker
Gillette
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925 - 1935
Date Remarks
Online research
Inscriptions
printed on interior of lid of case: "THE NEW // Gillette // KNOWN THE WORLD OVER"; engraved on razor bottom gaurd: "Gillette" inside a diamond; "MADE IN CANADA"; printed on razor envelope: "Gillette // BLUE // BLADE // TRADE MARK // King C Gillette // REG. IN CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Length
a - 8.9 b - e - 8.3 f - h - 4.6
Width
a - 5.0 b - e - 4.1 f - h - 2.5
Depth
a - 3.4 b - e - 1.7 f - h - 0.2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
The razor is assembled for measurements; razor blades are inside envelope for measurements
Condition Remarks
Moderate crack along the top side of the handle
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
About Gillette. Gillette
Research Facts
King C. Gillette had the revolutionary idea of disposable blades so thin and so strong they were deemed impossible to forge by MIT-trained scientists. By 1901, he’d proven them wrong with his breakthrough innovation.
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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
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