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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which h…
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Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which has notches corresponding with (b) a safety cap, which is round and threaded inside; there are two notches on the side which fit the bottle notches; there is a hole in the top of the cap with a plastic tube going through it; the plastic tube has another corrugated plastic tube around it; the end of the tube has a pin index piece of plastic which will only fit into an isoflurane vaporizer.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.7 cm. x Diameter5.0 cm.
b - safety cap with spout - Size: Length 18.4 cm. x Diameter3.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: dark grey
plastic: purple; clear
glass: amber
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) a printed paper label on the bottle reads, "100 ml e No ["o" superscripted] B506 // Pr DIN 02032384 // ISOFLURANE USP // Inhalation // Anaesthetic // Anesthesique // par inhalation // ABBOTT // Contains: ISOFLURANE 99.9% // Administration: Surgical Anaesthesia: [listed] // Maintenance: [listed] // nonflammable non explosive // Abbott Laboratories, Limited // Montreal Canada // 005-525-202" (in English and French); "(L)31094VA // Exp. 07-2002"; the bottom of the bottle has a
raised "8" and "N" in the glass; (b) raised lettering in the top of the cap reads, "ISOFLURANE // Ohmeda"; the pin indexed end piece is stamped "010096"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row E
Condition Remarks
The bottle and cap arrived with no evidence of heavy wear; the bottle seal has been broken and the contents used; the paper, glass and plastic parts are in pristine condition; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The pin index system ensures that the proper anaesthetic agent is put into a vaporizer; this is done by having unique pin index shapes for each anaesthetic agent
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Nov. 2, 2001
Images
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military uniform buttons

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14133
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
Lt. N/S Mary (Mackeigan) Barrett Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
013002004 a-b
Description
Pair of embossed 11.2 cm diameter brass shank style Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps regimental buttons used as a cufflink for a pair of starched white cotton nursing sister's uniform cuffs
Accession Number
013002004 a-b
Collection
Lt. N/S Mary (Mackeigan) Barrett Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Uniform -- nurse
Military Uniform -- insignia
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Pair of embossed 11.2 cm diameter brass shank style Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps regimental buttons used as a cufflink for a pair of starched white cotton nursing sister's uniform cuffs
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a-b button - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam 11.2 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Lt. N/S Mary (Mae) MacKeigan RCAMC 1943-45; donated to museum by daughter Mary Joan Barrett.
Maker
Wm. Scully, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Worn during WWII military service
Material
metal: gold
Inscriptions
Stamped under button: "WM. SCULLY, LTD // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-3
Condition Remarks
One shank is bent, show minor wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
www.williamscully.ca
Research Facts
Wm. Scully Ltd. is a manufacturing wholesaler operating in Montreal since 1877 that supplies the Government and Units across Canada for over 135 years. William Scully Ltd. supplied equipment for troops going to the Boer War, and, to date, we have made and supplied a wider range of uniform dress items than any firm in the Commonwealth. In 2014 they are still in business.
Lt. N/S Mary (Mae) MacKeigan served in th Royal Candian Army Medical Corps and wore these buttons on her uniform during her service in the Second World War
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Dates
1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023009
Description
Bottle of intravenous anaesthetic, pentothal, that is about 1/3 full of a very pale yellow liquid; the bottle is cylindrical in shape with a flat round bottom which has a flattened section on one side; the bottle has rounded shoulders and a short cylindrical neck; the top is round and plugged with …
Accession Number
997023009
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle of intravenous anaesthetic, pentothal, that is about 1/3 full of a very pale yellow liquid; the bottle is cylindrical in shape with a flat round bottom which has a flattened section on one side; the bottle has rounded shoulders and a short cylindrical neck; the top is round and plugged with a rubber and metal stopper; a plastic pouring spout goes through the rubber stopperl this spout has two cylindrical plastic tubes coming from it -- one goes upwards, the other at a 45 deg. angle from the central spout; both tubes have plastic caps on them; there are two paper manufacturing labels on the outside of the bottle: a yellow label on top of a white label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1997
Date Remarks
Date of Sept. 22/97 is written on the bottle
Material
metal: silver
plastic: white; clear
glass: clear
paper: white; yellow
rubber: black
pentothal: light/clear yellow
Inscriptions
The outside of the bottle has a raised scale in the glass; this scale is marked in increments of "50 // 100 // 150 // 200"; raised figures on the bottom of the bottle read, "0 // 95 // III // 27"; the yellow paper label reads, "PENTOTHAL * 2.5% SOLUTION (25 mg/ml) // THIS BOTTLE CONTAINS MEDICATION FOR SEVERAL PATIENTS // USE RECONSTITUTED SOLUTION WITHIN 24 HOURS. DISCARD UNUSED PORTION // PREPARED BY A. MEIKLE DATE SEPT. 22/97 // * TM // ABBOTT LABORATORIES, LIMITED // Montreal, Canada" in English and French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.7 cm. x Diam. : 7.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
All parts of the bottle (glass, plastic, metal, rubber and paper) are in pristine condition with no visible damage; some of the bottle's contents have been used; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The solution will settle over time.
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Oct. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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