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Dates
1872
circa 1872
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037526
Description
A small enamel bowl with blue rolled rim; exterior walls are curved slightly inwards towards flat-bottomed base of bowl.
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Accession Number
997037526
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A small enamel bowl with blue rolled rim; exterior walls are curved slightly inwards towards flat-bottomed base of bowl.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
enamelled metal: white; blue
Inscriptions
On base of bowl arched above circle is "KOCKUMS"; inside of circle is an insignia with the letters "KER" inside it and below, "SWEDEN"; below the circle is "7 cm"; all are printed in blue on the white enamel of the bowl
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-8
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Diam. 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Chips in the enamel has led to active and inactive corrosion on the bowl's exposed metal; staining from corrosion has resulted inside the bowl; grey stain on the exterior wall; rim has many chips as well.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments," CENCO, Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p. 545 (item #26548) (please see photocopy); CD #7
Images
Less detail
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037169 a-b
Description
(a) A small, deep rectangular wooden box of five-piece construction; the bottom is flat and the sides are fastened together with square finger joints; a top (b) slides on top of the box bottom; this is a flat piece of wood with grooved edges made to secure lid on box; a small moon-shaped finger gri…
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Accession Number
997037169 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Product Packaging
MM= Household Articles -- box/trunk
Description
(a) A small, deep rectangular wooden box of five-piece construction; the bottom is flat and the sides are fastened together with square finger joints; a top (b) slides on top of the box bottom; this is a flat piece of wood with grooved edges made to secure lid on box; a small moon-shaped finger grip is etched on top of lid
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.2 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks start of Bird medical practice
Material
wood: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Written in pencil on side of box are the words, "glass syringe"; a signature is also on the box which reads, "JB [illeg.]"; also written in pencil on top of box lid are the words, "glass syringe" with illegible initials
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-2
Condition Remarks
Slight lead staining on top of lid
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
Less detail
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037532
Description
(a) A hollow, cylindrical enamelled metal container with a flat, closed bottom and smooth sides; slight taper to a flared lip; curved wire metal handle attached to "D"-shaped metal rings on sides of pail; cylindrical wooden handle; open top.
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Accession Number
997037532
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Description
(a) A hollow, cylindrical enamelled metal container with a flat, closed bottom and smooth sides; slight taper to a flared lip; curved wire metal handle attached to "D"-shaped metal rings on sides of pail; cylindrical wooden handle; open top.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pail - Size: Length 25.7 cm x Width 29.2 cm x Depth 22.7 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 5.9 cm x Diam. 25.7 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Found in catalogue of that date
Material
enamel: white; dark blue
metal: black
wood: brown
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-6
Condition Remarks
(a) Extensive staining of inside of pail; enamel chipped, revealing metal and both inactive and active corrosion beneath; metal handle entirely covered with inactive corrosion; (b) chipped paint reveals inactive corrosion; stains on surface of lid; #2: some corrosion on the handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1960, p. 269 (similar to item # 7H-412) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
Images
Less detail
Dates
1932
circa 1932
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037175
Description
A long, kidney-shaped metal basin that is coated with white enamel; the inside bottom has rounded sides that extend to a rolled lip-like edge, in blue enamel, at the top; the basin is seamless and all edges are softly curved.
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Accession Number
997037175
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- enamelware
Description
A long, kidney-shaped metal basin that is coated with white enamel; the inside bottom has rounded sides that extend to a rolled lip-like edge, in blue enamel, at the top; the basin is seamless and all edges are softly curved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1932
circa 1932
Date Remarks
1932 catalogue shows similar item
Material
metal:
enamel: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 30.4 cm x Width 13.5 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Basin shows significant scratches and cracking in enamel; there are three scuff marks through to the metal on the bottom; inside bottom is somewhat discoloured; there are patches of inactive corrosion along rolled lip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," The George P. Pilling & Son Co., Philadelphia, 1932, p. 322 (similar to item P23600) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
Images
Less detail
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037176
Description
An oval-shaped hollow bottle that has a flat bottom; the body is cylindrical in shape with a round end; the bottle has an extended neck that flares upwards at the side with an oval-shaped, pinched, flared lip; the opening is long and narrow; the urinal has a "C"-shaped handle at the top with visibl…
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Accession Number
997037176
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- urinal
Description
An oval-shaped hollow bottle that has a flat bottom; the body is cylindrical in shape with a round end; the bottle has an extended neck that flares upwards at the side with an oval-shaped, pinched, flared lip; the opening is long and narrow; the urinal has a "C"-shaped handle at the top with visible seams on inside of handle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. Charles H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Material
metal: white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-5
Length
27.1 cm
Width
9.0 cm
Depth
15.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Slight corrosion on opening; wear is apparent on bottom and body
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by George P. Pilling & Son Co., Philadelphia, 1932, p. 323 (similar to item # P23712)
Images
Less detail
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037535
Description
Hollow, oval-shaped metal container with open top, flared rim and sides that taper to a closed, flat bottom; circular hole stamped in rim.
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Accession Number
997037535
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Description
Hollow, oval-shaped metal container with open top, flared rim and sides that taper to a closed, flat bottom; circular hole stamped in rim.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
enamel: white
metal: black; white
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-7
Dimension Notes
Length 48.8 cm x Width 37.0 cm x Depth 14.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Stains on surface of bowl; enamel chips on surface; extensive wear on bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 269 (similar to item # 7H-386) (please see attached photocopy); CD #7
Images
Less detail
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037173
Description
Goggles, which are made of one piece of molded leather with soft leather cut out eye cups that support dark, shaded glass lenses; goggles are shaped to fit general facial contour and are lined at the inside and outside edges with red cloth to prevent irritation; two holes are punched on sides of go…
Accession Number
997037173
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Eye Protective Devices
Description
Goggles, which are made of one piece of molded leather with soft leather cut out eye cups that support dark, shaded glass lenses; goggles are shaped to fit general facial contour and are lined at the inside and outside edges with red cloth to prevent irritation; two holes are punched on sides of goggles in which a long piece of frayed adhesive is tied on both ends and acts as a head tie; the inner side of eye cups have small air holes; adhesive tape is sealed around eye cups to ensure tight fit
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks start of Bird medical practice
Material
metal:
leather: brown
glass: black
fabric: red
Inscriptions
Inner sides of metal cups have air-holes punched outlining the letters "P H L T D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-3
Dimension Notes
Length 36.0 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Inside of metal cups is slightly stained
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037160
Description
Hair clipper, consisting of two separate flat metal handles with rounded ends that curve downwards to meet a thick metal head that slopes downwards to a flat, rectangular bottom; one long edge has solid, heavy comb-like teeth; similar bevelled comb-like teeth, congruent with the bottom, lie directl…
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Accession Number
997037160
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
Pre-operative Care -- instrumentation
Description
Hair clipper, consisting of two separate flat metal handles with rounded ends that curve downwards to meet a thick metal head that slopes downwards to a flat, rectangular bottom; one long edge has solid, heavy comb-like teeth; similar bevelled comb-like teeth, congruent with the bottom, lie directly above the combed edge, which is manipulated back and forth by a spring tension set held in place by a wing nut on top of head between handles; base has treads molded on bottom with a diamond-shaped, rectangular bolt head inserted on bottom; a metal extension from each blade on the handle acts as finger grips
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
John Oster Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Racine
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Inner side of blade has the words, "MADE BY JOHN OSTER MFG. CO. // RACINE, WIS. MADE IN U.S.A."; stamped into metal opposing left blade on inner handle are the words, "MODEL 105"; bottom of hair clipper has the numbers "00" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Clippers show slight wear
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. 2065 (similar to item # B/-1987) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
Images
Less detail
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037530
Description
Enamelled sponge bowl with blue rolled rim; exterior walls angle down towards flat-bottomed base.
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Accession Number
997037530
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Enamelled sponge bowl with blue rolled rim; exterior walls angle down towards flat-bottomed base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
enamelled metal: blue; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N2-5
Dimension Notes
Length 7.7 cm x Diam. 22.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratches and breaks in the enamel have resulted in some active and inactive corrosion on the interior and exterior; there is also a stained area inside the bowl; small chips can be found on the rim and larger ones on the base; there is normal wear and tear that has caused scratches in the enamel.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1960, p. 269 (similar to item 7H-390) (please see attached photocopy); CD #7
Images
Less detail
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037168
Description
Empty small, deep rectangular wooden box made of five pieces; the bottom is flat and the sides are fastened together with rounded finger joints; the top of the sides are rounded and appear to have been cut down, as one end has the remains of a grooved closure for a sliding top; missing sliding top.
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Accession Number
997037168
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Product Packaging
Description
Empty small, deep rectangular wooden box made of five pieces; the bottom is flat and the sides are fastened together with rounded finger joints; the top of the sides are rounded and appear to have been cut down, as one end has the remains of a grooved closure for a sliding top; missing sliding top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird medical practice
Material
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Handwritten on side: "Pat [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is well-worn with a waxy patina; interior is scratched and scuffed; seams are still solid
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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