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hemoglobin scale

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037189
Description
A small hemoglobin scale, which folds up like a booklet; two felt flaps fold out on both sides with an attached paper booklet inside; this booklet folds out into four sections; the first two sections are written instructions; the third section is a pad of absorbent paper which catches the blood; th…
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Accession Number
997037189
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
A small hemoglobin scale, which folds up like a booklet; two felt flaps fold out on both sides with an attached paper booklet inside; this booklet folds out into four sections; the first two sections are written instructions; the third section is a pad of absorbent paper which catches the blood; the fourth section contains five solid colours of red for testing the blood
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
paper: white
cardboard: red; black; white; orange
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
The top flap has printing that reads, "HAEMOGLOBIN SCALE"; the middle flap reads, "Additional Haemoglobin scales are // available by writing // Charles E. Frosst & Co. [company name in cursive script] // P.O. BOX 808 - MONTREAL, QUE."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #2
Dimension Notes
Length 10.7 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard is slightly brittle; paper is slightly faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," by the Kny-Scheerer Co., 21st. ed., Milwaukee, ca. 1915, p. 1122 (similar to item # A/-5816) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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hemoglobin scale

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Collection
Rona Rustige Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
998013004
Description
Hemoglobin scale, which consists of a rectangular-shaped felt-covered heavy paper cover folded in half, which contains a heavy paper insert that has been folded three times; the insert contains printed information on the enclosed Hemoglobin chart, as well as information on medications available; th…
Accession Number
998013004
Collection
Rona Rustige Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Hemoglobin scale, which consists of a rectangular-shaped felt-covered heavy paper cover folded in half, which contains a heavy paper insert that has been folded three times; the insert contains printed information on the enclosed Hemoglobin chart, as well as information on medications available; the chart has 5 blocks of red coloured scales, each representing a different Hemoglobin count; there is also an insert with 6 removable sheets onto which blood samples could be added for comparison to the chart
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
paper: white; red
fabric: red
Inscriptions
The outside cover reads, "HAEMOGLOBIN // SCALE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #2
Dimension Notes
Length 5.6 cm. x Width 10.8 cm. x Depth 0.3 cm (folded)
Condition Remarks
The outside cover is complete, but some of the felt covering has worn off at the edges; the paper insert was originally glued to the cover, but has become unattached; the insert shows only minor wear and is complete and untorn; all printing is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
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