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fermentation saccharometer

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037335
Description
A saccharometer tube, which is a tube with a closed, rounded top and is made of thin glass that bends at an acute angle at the bottom and extends to a bulbous chamber with a tapered open top; the fermentation tube sits on top of a circular glass base with a vertical tapered stem that attaches to th…
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Accession Number
997037335
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Ketoses
Fermentation
Description
A saccharometer tube, which is a tube with a closed, rounded top and is made of thin glass that bends at an acute angle at the bottom and extends to a bulbous chamber with a tapered open top; the fermentation tube sits on top of a circular glass base with a vertical tapered stem that attaches to the tube at its angular bend; the fermentation saccharometer has white-filled increment lines along the tube
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Canlab
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This date marks the beginning of the Bird medical practice
Material
glass: clear; white
Inscriptions
Bottom of base has the word "Germany" etched into it; increment lines with the numbers "1% // 5 // 4 // ¾ // 3 // ½ // 2 // ¼ // 1" etched into the glass; also etched into the tube: "CANLAB"; the words, "Per Cent of Sugar" are etched, running vertically along the tube
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear is apparent on tube; red stain on outside of chamber.
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. 1109 (similar to item # A/-5176) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
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