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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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TMP Nurses Call System: TIN-103 [instruction manual]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15003
Dates
1959
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Accession Number
012030002
Description
Instruction manual without covers made from standard copy paper and manufacturers data sheets on the medical equipment, bound together by two strands of thread in metal bound holes; first section information is in mimeographed purple ink; the first seven pages describe the technical side of the TMP…
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Accession Number
012030002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurses
Nursing
Nursing Care -- manuals
Description
Instruction manual without covers made from standard copy paper and manufacturers data sheets on the medical equipment, bound together by two strands of thread in metal bound holes; first section information is in mimeographed purple ink; the first seven pages describe the technical side of the TMP nurse call system, including how it operates when used, how to call a patient, how patients may make emergency calls, a table of the components of standard TMP systems, etc; next five pages provide images and descriptions of types of nursing equipment and stations associated with the product, printed in black; final six pages are technical drawings of the equipment printed in black; includes handwritten scribbles of long division on cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by the Kingston General Hospital before arriving to the Museum of Health Care.
Maker
The Standard Electric Time Company
Site Made (City)
Point-Claire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1959
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: black, purple
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On the front: "TMP NURSES CALL SYSTEM // TIN-103"; inside: "TMP TYPE NURSE CALL SYSTEM // TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL"; "TABLE 1 // TMP NURSES CALL SYSTEM"; "Following is a list of main components of a standard TMP type system together // with mounting and other details. See Data Sheets as shown below."; further in booklet are the manufacturers information: "NURSES' STATION EQUIPMENT // FOR ROYALMATIC NURSE SAVER EQUIPMENT // DATA FILE SHEET // FILE 30-110 / CAN. JAN. 1959"; chapters include: "NURSE SAVER CALL STATIONS"; "OPERATING AND OBSTETRIC ROOM STATIONS"; "DUTY STATIONS"; "CORRIDOR LIGHTS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 9 a
Length
28 cm
Width
22 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Inside the manual is in excellent condition, cover is heavily stained and creased near the spine; handwritten notations in pencil and pen on the front cover
Copy Type
original
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wax model, somatotype

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact406
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003126
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype; the model shows a woman with Turner's syndrome; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with metal wires in the arms, legs and neck for support; the model shows a naked girl standing up on a round base with her legs together straight and her…
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Accession Number
996003126
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Somatotypes -- genetics -- models
Turner's Syndrome -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype; the model shows a woman with Turner's syndrome; the
model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with metal wires in the arms, legs and
neck for support; the model shows a naked girl standing up on a round base with her legs together
straight and her arms at her sides, but going forward at the elbows; the model has no body hair
and immature breasts; the model is painted to depict true colour
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with
anatomical details
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
The somatotypes were made by Marjorie Winslow in 1946 in Montreal
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
metal: grey
oil paints: red; brown; white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-G2-Box 4
Dimension Notes
Length: 34.8 cm. x Width: 11.8 cm. x Depth: 10.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The model was extremely dirty and dusty; the model was poorly handled and stored and as a result
is broken; the base has a crumbly corroded-looking material on it; there is a section missing from
the ankle at the left side back; the arm on the right side is broken at the waist and most of the
hand is held on by the internal wires; two fingers and some of the wax on the forearm is missing;
the arm on the left side is broken between the wrist and elbow and is missing; the neck is broken
and the head held on by internal wires; the surface of the model has several scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Model condition identified by Dr. Reid; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed); CD #8
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview; the model shows characteristics of Turner's syndrome, such as a wide carrying angle in the arms, webbing in the neck, and short stature; patients with this abnormality are usually under five feet tall; a female patient with this XO chromosomal abnormality would have no ovaries or breasts
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wax model, somatotype

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact407
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003127
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype; the model shows a woman, probably demonstrating a lack of menstruation; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with heavy metal wires in the legs and body for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs …
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Accession Number
996003127
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Somatotypes -- models
Menstruation Disturbances -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype; the model shows a woman, probably demonstrating a lack of menstruation; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with heavy metal wires in the legs and body for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight and apart to reveal an enlarged clitoris; the arm on the right side is bent with the hand resting on her hip while the arm on the left side is slightly bent with the hand resting below her buttock; the model shows pubic hair and smallish breasts; the model is painted to depict true colour.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with anatomical details.
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
The somatotypes were made by Marjorie Winslow in 1946 in Montreal
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
metal: silver
oil paints: red; brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-G2-Box 5
Dimension Notes
Length: 36.8 cm. x Width: 15.0 cm. x Depth: 12.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Nov 2018: Figure has deteriorated further with more wax parts fallen off and not suitable for object loan and or exhibit
The model is extremely dirty and dusty; the model was poorly handled and stored and as a result is cracked and broken; the base has a large chip missing from it and the wire from the leg on the left side has become detached; both legs are extremely damaged at the lower fronts with cracks and breakage into several pieces; both feet are broken off and missing; the arms are complete and have only minor scuff marks; the head is broken off at the neck, exposing the internal wire, and is missing; the surface of the model has several scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Model subject identified by Dr. Reid; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed)
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview; model may show a woman who has a lack of menstruation; the subject is muscular and does not have much body fat (this is a best guess from Dr. Reid)
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wax model, somatotype

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact409
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003129
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a girl with congenital syphilis; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with heavy metal wires in the legs, arms and body for support; the model shows a naked girl standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together; the arm o…
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Accession Number
996003129
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Somatotypes -- models
Syphilis -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a girl with congenital syphilis; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with heavy metal wires in the legs, arms and body for support; the model shows a naked girl standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together; the arm on the right side is straight and held beside her body with the palm facing outwards; the arm on the left side is straight and held slightly out from the body; the model's body has no pubic hair, and has immature breasts; the model is painted to depict true colour.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with anatomical details.
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
The somatotypes were made by Marjorie Winslow in 1946 in Montreal
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
wire: silver blue
oil paints: red; brown; grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-G2-Box 4
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.7 cm. x Width: 8.2 cm. x Depth: 8.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The model is extremely dirty and dusty; the model was poorly handled and stored and as a result is badly cracked; the model has a crack, at the upper thigh on the left side, which goes all the way through the leg; the arm on the left side is missing the hand and wrist and has several cracks above the elbow; the arm on the right side is cracked and chipped in several places, and is especially damaged above the elbow; there is a missing section of wax at the upper back of the arm; the whole surface of the model shows several scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Model condition identified by Dr. Reid; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed)
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview; the subject shows characteristics of congenital syphilis, such as an upturned nose and a wide bridge on the nose; another characteristic (not shown) would be Hutchinson's teeth (pointed).
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wax model, somatotype

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact411
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003131
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a woman with congenital adrenal hyperplasia; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs and body for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together and her arms st…
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Accession Number
996003131
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Somatotypes -- genetics -- models
Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a woman with congenital adrenal hyperplasia; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs and body for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together and her arms straight and held at her sides; the woman has a large lower abdomen and buttocks as well as normal breasts; body hair is visible from her navel to the pubis as well as on her face; the model is painted to depict true colour.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with anatomical details.
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
The somatotypes were made by Marjorie Winslow in 1946 in Montreal
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
wire: grey
oil paints: red; brown; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H1-Box 12
Dimension Notes
Length: 42.1 cm. x Width: 11.3 cm. x Depth: 8.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The model is extremely dirty and dusty; the model was poorly handled and stored and as a result is broken and cracked; the model has been broken at the lower legs; the feet and ankles remain, but there are missing sections in the lower legs; both knees show cracks; the hand on the right side has a large chip which has broken off, but is not missing; the arm of the left side shows cracks between the elbow and the wrist; there is a large crack at the neck; there is some white substance on the left side of the head; the whole surface of the model shows several scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Model subject identified by Dr. Reid (best guess); model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed); photographed on May 27, 1998
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview; the presence of facial hair and being somewhat overweight can be symptoms of congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
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wax model, somatotype

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact413
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003133
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs, body and likely the arms for suport; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight (feet apart, but …
  2 images  
Accession Number
996003133
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Somatotypes -- models
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome; the model is made of
oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs, body and likely the arms for suport;
the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight (feet apart,
but thighs together) and arms held out straight and slightly away from her sides; the woman has a
great deal of body fat on her thighs, abdomen, buttocks and breasts; the abdomen is especially
obese; the model shows hair on her chin as well as areas on her arms and legs; the model is painted
to depict true colour
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with
anatomical details
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
The somatotypes were made by Marjorie Winslow in 1946 in Montreal
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
metal: grey
oil paints: red; brown; white
hair: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-G2-Box 5
Dimension Notes
Length: 42.5 cm. x Width: 14.6 cm. x Depth: 12.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The model is extremely dirty and dusty; the model was poorly handled and stored and as a result is
broken and cracked; there are cracks in the legs on the left side ankle and in both knees; the lower
abdomen has a small hole in the wax; the arms are both broken off between the wrist and the elbow;
several areas on the model's surface show scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Model subject identified by Dr. Reid; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed); CD #8
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview; the model subject is overweight and has facial hair, both characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome
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wax model, somatotype

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact412
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996.003.132
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a woman with massive obesity; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs, body and arms for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight (feet apart, but thighs together) and…
  2 images  
Accession Number
996.003.132
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Somatotypes -- models
Obesity -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a woman with massive obesity; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs, body and arms for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight (feet apart, but thighs together) and arms bent outwards and held along her sides; the woman has a great deal of body fat on her thighs, abdomen, buttocks and breasts; the hip area is especially obese; the model is painted to depict true colour
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with
anatomical details
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
The somatotypes were made by Marjorie Winslow in 1946 in Montreal
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
metal: grey
oil paints: red; brown; white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H1-Box 12
Dimension Notes
Length: 41.6 cm. x Width: 16.0 cm. x Depth: 12.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Issues requiring conservation: Surface dirt and grime. Cracks in RP ankle, knees, thighs and head. Detached LP and RP hands (1998)
The model is extremely dirty and dusty; the model was poorly handled and stored and as a result is broken and cracked; there are cracks in the legs at the left side ankle, both knees and both upper thighs; the arms are both broken, between the wrist and the elbow on the left side and the wrist on the right side (the pieces are not missing); the neck and lower jaw are also cracked; the whole surface of the model shows several scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Model condition identified by Reid (best guess); model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed); photographed on Nov. 2, 2000; CD #8
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview; pear-shaped obesity
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wax model, somatotype showing a normal woman

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact408
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003128
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a normal woman; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax talc, built up with heavy metal wires in the legs and body as well as both arms and legs, for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together; the a…
  1 image  
Accession Number
996003128
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Somatotypes -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a normal woman; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax talc, built up with heavy metal wires in the legs and body as well as both arms and legs, for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together; the arm on the right side is straight and held beside her body with the hand coming forward; the arm on the left side is straight and held slightly out from the body; the model does not show pubic hair, but the breasts are of a normal size; the model is painted to depict true colour.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with anatomical details.
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
The somatotypes were made by Marjorie Winslow in 1946 in Montreal
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
metal: light grey
oil paints: red; brown; blue; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-G2-Box 4
Dimension Notes
Length: 43.0 cm. x Width: 13.5 cm. x Depth: 12.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Nov 2018: Figure has deteriorated further with more wax parts fallen off and not suitable for object loan and or exhibit
The model is extremely dirty and dusty; the model was poorly handled and stored and as a result is cracked, badly stained and broken; the base has a crumbly corroded-looking material on its surface and remnants of (spider?) egg sacs; there is also a small chip missing from the base; the feet are still attached to the base with the exception of the small toe of the left foot which has been broken off and lost; the feet are broken off from the model at the ankles, with the internal wires remaining; the model is missing the legs from the knees to the ankles; the hand on the right side has been corroded and is missing the thumb; the hand on the left side is missing all the fingers from the knuckles downwards; there is a chip missing from the breast on the left side; the shoulder on the back of the right side has been damaged and a large piece is missing; the head has been broken off at the neck and parts of the neck are missing; there is a large chip missing on the left side of the head and face; the back of the head (hair) shows corrosion staining (yellow on the brown hair) as well as residue; the whole surface of the model shows several scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Model subject identified by Dr. J.A. Low; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow in an oral interview (transcribed)
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview
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wax model, somatotype showing a teenaged pregnant woman

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact414
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003134
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a pregnant teenaged woman; the model is made of oilpainted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs and body for support; the model shows a naked young woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together; the arms are bent and cross…
  2 images  
Accession Number
996003134
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Somatotypes -- models
Pregnancy in Adolescence -- models
Pregnancy Trimester, Third -- models
Obstetrics -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a pregnant teenaged woman; the model is made of oilpainted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs and body for support; the model shows a naked young woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together; the arms are bent and crossed and held behind her back showing her abdomen distended with a pregnancy in its third trimester; the model shows pubic hair and normal breast development; the model is painted to depict true colour.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with
anatomical details
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
The somatotypes were made by Marjorie Winslow in 1946 in Montreal
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
wire: dark grey
oil paints: red; brown; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H1-Box 13
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.2 cm. x Width: 7.9 cm. x Depth: 7.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The model had a break across the neck; an accretion consisting of large particulate matter and possible mortar appeared on the PL side of the head and face; a network of cracks was apparent on both ankles, whereas the PR shin region had a loss
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Model subject identified by Dr. J. A. Low; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow in an oral interview (transcribed)
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
On exhibit: "Medical Art throughout the Ages: Moulages," Kingston Museum of Health Care, Sept. 2007
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