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air compressor unit

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020032
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to moto…
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Accession Number
010020032
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to motor; black rubber electrical wire coming from base, black and yellow plastic plug at end; silver metal pipe goes from top to air compressor base; black fabric-covered wire goes from motor to air compressor base; broken black rubber wire coming from unit base
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Ritter Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, yellow
rubber: black
fabric: black
plastic: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on unit: "AUTOMATIC AIR COMPRESSOR UNIT // MANUFACTURED BY // THE RITTER DENTAL MFG. CO. // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A. // PAT. NOV 7, 1916 // MAR. 27, 1917 // OTHER PATS PENDING // SERIAL NO. 5832 MODEL -A- // -IMPORTANT- // TO OIL COMPRESSOR, REMOVE THUMB SCREW BELOW THIS NAME PLATE. THEN FILL // WITH COLUMBIA COMPRESSOR OIL THROUGH FILLING HOLE LOCATED ABOVE NAME // PLATE UNTIL OIL FLOWS OUT SCREW HOLE BELOW. POUR VERY SLOWLY // SEE PRINTED DIRECTIONS MADE IN U.S.A.", "AUTOMATIC // MRD CO. // SWITCH // BRITISH PATENT // NO. 16130 OF 19[Illeg.]1"; printed on motor: "THE RITTER DENTAL MFG CO // ROCHESTER, NY // SPECIAL // EMERSON // AIR COMPRESSOR MOTOR // NO. 599862 // VOLTS 110 TYPE 7342 NT // CYCLES 60 AMPS 4.3 // PHASE 1 SPEED 1750 // FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT // PATENTED"; embossed on wheel: "NATIONAL HARDWARE SPECIALTIES LTD // MADE IN DRESDEN ONTARIO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.02 m x Width 34.0 cm x Depth 34.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber wires taped together with masking and electrical tape; one wire end is broken off; whole unit is greasy; rubber wires are brittle; enamel chipping heavily around base
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020002 a-b
Description
Wooden dental chair (a); round metal and wood base which tapers up toward the seat; seven levers raise level of chair and recline it via an internal hydraulic system; stuffed black leather-covered seat (b) and back; seat back fabric bolted with metal studs along border; adjustable wooden arm-rests …
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Accession Number
010020002 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Description
Wooden dental chair (a); round metal and wood base which tapers up toward the seat; seven levers raise level of chair and recline it via an internal hydraulic system; stuffed black leather-covered seat (b) and back; seat back fabric bolted with metal studs along border; adjustable wooden arm-rests enamelled in black on top; footrest with white and grey knit-patterned rubber inserts with metal border and supported by wooden base; self-adjusting rounded metal head rest with two black leather-covered cushions on either side and is height-adjustable via two levers on back of chair; manufacturer's name painted in gold on wooden seat front; decorative gold paint around footrest, seat, base; manufacturer's label affixed to chair with list of patents and years
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - chair - Size: Length 1.16 m x Width 1.16 m x Depth 45.8 cm
b - cushion - Size: Length 46.0 cm x Width 45.0 cm x Depth 7.0 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Ritter Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver, brown
leather: black
rubber: white, grey
paint: yellow
enamel: black
Inscriptions
(a) Painted on front of chair: "Ritter"; embossed on rubber lever: "Ritter"; painted on back of base: "SPEED REGULATOR"; engraved on bottom of footrest: "c 136"; printed underneath seat cushion: "RITTER CHAIR // RITTER DENTAL MFG. CO. INC. ROCHESTER, N.Y. // SERIAL NO. 54717 MADE IN U.S.A."; painted underneath seat cushion: "SEE INSTRUCTIONS // ON UPHOLSTERED SEAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-538-3-1
Condition Remarks
Metal rusted on bottom of foot rest, headrest, base and some levers; crack on bottom of base; leather on seat and headrest is new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-E”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1917, p. 8 (similar to S.S. White Diamond Chair); "A Catalogue of Ritter Dental Equipment", Ritter Dental Mfg. Co., 1919, p. 8; "Schraeder Electronics" website
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Christopher Clark from Vancouver, British Columbia; Frank Ritter had settled in Rochester, NY as a cabinet-maker before manufacturing the Stuck dental chair in 1888, the first chair with a round metal base; later models featured the first use of hydraulics to raise and lower the chair, a revolution for its time; the design was not significantly changed until the 1960s
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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020004
Description
Metal dental chair with round metal base, partly enamelled in beige, which tapers up toward the seat; four levers raise the level of chair and recline it via an internal hydraulic system; blue-enamelled chair with stuffed beige leather-covered seat and back; top of adjustable metal arm-rests enamel…
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Accession Number
010020004
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Description
Metal dental chair with round metal base, partly enamelled in beige, which tapers up toward the seat; four levers raise the level of chair and recline it via an internal hydraulic system; blue-enamelled chair with stuffed beige leather-covered seat and back; top of adjustable metal arm-rests enamelled in black; grey rubber footrest supported by a metal border and base; stuffed beige leather-covered curved head rest is height-adjustable via two levers on back of chair; manufacturer's name embossed on the front of the footrest
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Ritter Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: silver
leather: beige
enamel: beige, blue, black
rubber: grey
Inscriptions
Embossed on one lever: "Ritter"; embossed on footrest: "Ritter"; printed on headrest: "DENSCO // Foam Aire // HEADREST // PATENT APPLIED FOR // MODEL NO. A // DENSCO Incorporated // Denver, Colorado"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-538-1-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.33 m x Width 1.22 m x Depth 58.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Leather on seat is scratched and worn; metal is corroded on footrest, back of chair, levers, base; stuffed section of headrest coming detached from its base
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. P. Ralph Crawford
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this is a chair from the early 1960s, but adapted to fit onto a hydraulic base from 1920-1940
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020006 a-b
Description
Metal dental chair (a) with beige enamel on seat and blue enamel on base and sides; motor attached to front, with electrical cord ending with a white plug; motor attached to a round black and silver metal base; square stuffed grey leather-covered footrest attached to chair by silver metal supports;…
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Accession Number
010020006 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Description
Metal dental chair (a) with beige enamel on seat and blue enamel on base and sides; motor attached to front, with electrical cord ending with a white plug; motor attached to a round black and silver metal base; square stuffed grey leather-covered footrest attached to chair by silver metal supports; adjustable stuffed beige leather-covered headrest; removable stuffed blue S-shaped leather-covered seat cushion (b)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - chair - Size: Length 1.30 m x Width 1.06 m x Depth 63.0 cm
b - cushion - Size: Length 1.12 m x Width 43.5 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Ritter Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: silver, black
enamel: beige, blue
leather: blue, grey, beige
rubber: black, white, green
Inscriptions
(a) Painted on back: "Ritter"; printed underneath seat cushion: "SERIAL NO. 92D-2329 // Ritter // EUPHORIAN // Chair"; printed on motor: "Ritter // MOTOR CHAIR // MANUFACTURD BY // Ritter Company, Inc. // ROCHESTER, N.Y. // MADE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA // MODEL D // CUR A.C. // VOLTS 105-125 // CYCLES 50-60 // AMPS 3-5 // PATENTS PENDING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-538-1-1
Condition Remarks
Leather on seat is darkened; enamel wearing off on armrests, back and sides of chair; seam ripped open on stuffed headrest; electrical wire missing protective rubber cover on bottom half; two plastic hooks stuck to right side of chair
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. P. Ralph Crawford
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Herbert Greenwald from Montreal, Quebec; this chair was one of the first lounge-type chairs produced to meet the demands of the high-speed dental drill in the late 1950s/early 1960s, as it allowed dentists to begin sitting down during procedures
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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020010 a-f
Description
Metal dental chair (a), enamelled in beige, composed of round black and silver metal base which tapers up toward seat; six levers raise level of chair and recline it via an internal hydraulic system; stuffed black leather-covered seat (b) and seat back; adjustable wooden arm-rests enamelled in brow…
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Accession Number
010020010 a-f
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, dental
Description
Metal dental chair (a), enamelled in beige, composed of round black and silver metal base which tapers up toward seat; six levers raise level of chair and recline it via an internal hydraulic system; stuffed black leather-covered seat (b) and seat back; adjustable wooden arm-rests enamelled in brown on top; footrest with black rubber inserts with silver metal border and supported by beige metal base; self-adjusting rounded metal head rest with two black leather-covered pads on either side is height-adjustable via two levers on back of chair; one lever (c), one white plastic knob (d), and two loose metal parts (e, f); manufacturer's label affixed to chair with list of patents and years
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - chair - Size: Length 1.20 m x Width 1.13 m x Depth 55.0 cm
b - cushion - Size: Length 46.0 cm x Width 44.0 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
c - lever - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
d - knob - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
e - part - Size: Length 16.4 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
f - part - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Ritter Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver, brown
leather: black
enamel: beige, brown
fabric: red
rubber: black
plastic: white
paint: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on rubber lever: "Ritter"; printed underneath seat cushion: "RITTER CHAIR // RITTER DENTAL MFG. CO. INC. ROCHESTER, N.Y. // SERIAL NO. 68195 MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-538-2-1
Condition Remarks
Enamel chipped throughout chair; leather worn at top of seat back; paint chipped on base
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-E”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1917, p. 8 (similar to S.S. White Diamond Chair); "A Catalogue of Ritter Dental Equipment", Ritter Dental Mfg. Co., 1919, p. 8; "Schraeder Electronics" website.
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Christopher Clark from Vancouver, British Columbia; Frank Ritter had settled in Rochester, NY as a cabinet-maker before manufacturing the Stuck dental chair in 1888, the first chair with a round metal base; later models featured the first use of hydraulics to raise and lower the chair, a revolution for its time; the design was not significantly changed until the 1960s
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dental sterilizer unit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11695
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997010004 a-h
Description
Ritter dental sterilizer consisting of vertical metal (a) carcass with a door opening to interior at front and pedal at base which opens inbuilt autoclave at top; autoclave contains perforated metal (b) tray with handles; carcass has two dials and a spout at front and electrical cable and plug at b…
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Accession Number
997010004 a-h
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Sterilization -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
Description
Ritter dental sterilizer consisting of vertical metal (a) carcass with a door opening to interior at front and pedal at base which opens inbuilt autoclave at top; autoclave contains perforated metal (b) tray with handles; carcass has two dials and a spout at front and electrical cable and plug at back; interior of carcass contains (c) shelf, (d-e) two small bulbs in (g) packet for pill storage and instructional (f) tag on string; sterilizer has a (h) removable back panel which provides access to mechanical compartment.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - carcass - Length 95.0cm x Width 48.3cm x Depth 41.0
b - tray - Length 33.0cm x Width 12.0cm x Depth 2.5cm
c - shelf - Length 39.0cm x Width 33.0cm x Depth 1.4cm
d -e - bulbs - Length 4.5cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
f - tag on string - Length 7.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm
g - packet - Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.8 cm
h - back panel - Length 36.0 cm x Width 19.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Used at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston.
Maker
Ritter Company Inc.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date appears on Ritter Dental Company website
Material
metal: tan, black, silver, cream, yellow
plastic: black, silver, yellow
fabric: black, cream
paper: cream
ceramic: white
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Printed on metal plate affixed to carcass; "Ritter Sterilizer // MANUFACTURED BY // Ritter Company, Inc. // Rochester, N.Y. // CURRENT A.C. VOLTS 115 WATTS 1230 MODEL-TYPE E 1 SERIAL NO. 20E133 // MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA". Handwritten in chalk on interior mechanical compartment; "1918 G1". Embossed on front of carcass; "RITTER".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-4-2
Condition Remarks
Carcass is scratched with large sections of paint chipped and exposing rusty metal; inbuilt autoclave and tray are scratched, tarnished and interior is covered in chalky residue; autoclave lid has residue from duct tape; interior of carcass has minor stains; cloth-braided cords are frayed and plastic tubing broken inside mechanical compartment; instructional tag is stained; paper packet with bulbs is stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"The Golden Years 1920-1959", The Ritter Dental Company website, page 5, 1940's Ritter Model D Sterilizer; copy in donor file
Research Facts
Used to sterilize dental instruments.
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dental sterilizer unit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13116
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020027 a-g
Description
Rectangular metal dental sterilizer unit (a); green-enamelled sides and interior with black porcelain top and brown metal base; metal seam running down centre of back; silver metal sterilizer and lid, with metal lever beside it, at top right; lever and sterilizer lid are raised via ridged metal foo…
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Accession Number
010020027 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Sterilization -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
Description
Rectangular metal dental sterilizer unit (a); green-enamelled sides and interior with black porcelain top and brown metal base; metal seam running down centre of back; silver metal sterilizer and lid, with metal lever beside it, at top right; lever and sterilizer lid are raised via ridged metal foot pedal at bottom right of unit; two grey-enamelled rectangular trays inside sterilizer, one with curved handles on either side (d) and perforated holes throughout bottom, the other with large curved hook at centre of back (e) and smaller perforated holes at bottom, grouped in square shapes of four; black fabric-covered electrical wire with black plastic and metal end coming out of back of unit from white metal hole; front of unit has rectangular door with round black knob, two metal hinges on left side and clasp closure; black-enamelled metal plaque above door states manufacturer's name, with on/off switch beside it; four brackets inside unit hold two clear glass shelves (b, c) with rounded front edges; manufacturer's pamphlet with two staple closure (f) has beige cover printed with blue ink; inside white pages are printed with black ink; 16 pages; small curved yellow rubber tube (g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - unit - Size: Length 92.0 cm x Width 46.0 m x Depth 40.0 cm
b - glass shelf - Size: Length 43.0 cm x Width 24.0 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - glass shelf - Size: Length 43.0 cm x Width 24.0 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - tray - Size: Length 30.4 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
e - tray - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 5.3 cm
f - pamphlet - Size: Length 22.8 cm x Width 10.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
g - pipe - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Wilmot Castle Company
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
metal: silver, brown
enamel: green, grey
porcelain: black
glass: clear
rubber: yellow
plastic: black
fabric: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed at back of unit: "WILMOT CASTLE COMPANY // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A. // CASTLE // TYPE SERIAL // 90 Y0020 // AMPS VOLTS // [Illeg] 110 // CESA NO APPROVAL"; embossed on front of unit: "CASTLE // STERILIZER"; (e) printed on title page: "The // CASTLE MANUAL // OF // CORRECT STERILIZATION // A working technique for // safe sterilization, practical // for physicians...dentists, // and surgeons, for use in // their offices and clinics. // This manual also includes // suggestions for the proper // care of sterilizers. // WILMOT CASTLE COMPANY // ROCHESTER 7, NEW YORK"; printed on first page: ""Copyright 1941 // Reprinted 1946 // Wilmot Castle Co. Rochester 7, N.Y."; printed on sticker on inside cover: "DR MARC TREPANIER // 275 EST RUE PRINCIPALE // FARNHAM, QUE // J2N 1L5"; handwritten on last page: "No 3-413 // Outfit No 90 110 Volts // Serial X-0020"
Permanent Location
(a,, b, c, d, e, g): Storage Room W2
W2-536-3-1
(f): Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Condition Remarks
Green enamel generally scratched and peeling, especially at base and inside unit at brackets; black plaque on front cracked; silver tarnished on top of sterilizer; black rubber hardened; some white blooming on plastic at end of wire; trays (d, e) are covered in white residue (lime?), enamel peeling; rubber hardened and cracked on (g)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Marc Trepanier from Farnham, Quebec; sterilizer box is filled with water and instruments are boiled for no longer than ten minutes; unit features Full Automatic Control, meaning the unit regulates the heat and maintains the right temperature; foot pedal opens sterilizer and raises trays to avoid contaminating tray handles with hands
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dental x-ray film

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13467
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020346
Description
Rectangular dental x-ray film box; white-enamelled metal box with lid that opens to the left side via two round hinges; product and manufacturing information embossed on lid; inside box is black, separated into two square compartments; two holes at top and bottom for hanging; box is empty
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Accession Number
010020346
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Radiography, Dental
Dental Equipment
Description
Rectangular dental x-ray film box; white-enamelled metal box with lid that opens to the left side via two round hinges; product and manufacturing information embossed on lid; inside box is black, separated into two square compartments; two holes at top and bottom for hanging; box is empty
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Eastman Kodak Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Material
metal: black
enamel: white
Inscriptions
Embossed on lid: "EASTMAN // DENTAL FILM // SAFE // EASTMAN KODAK CO. // ROCHESTER, N.Y. // MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 4.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Enamel peeling from edges, hinges, handle, and bottom of box; adhesive foam remnants inside box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Marc Trepanier from Farnham, Quebec
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