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bypass smoking burner

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
1969.3.18 a-c
Description
T-shaped device consisting of two cylinders at right angles; main body of instrument (a) has a projection to one side which is the burner; there is a lever on the opposite side of the projection; a long copper tube emerges from wire mesh from the inside of the cylinder; at right angles is the brass…
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Accession Number
1969.3.18 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Kymography -- instrumentation
Physiology -- instrumentation
Description
T-shaped device consisting of two cylinders at right angles; main body of instrument (a) has a projection to one side which is the burner; there is a lever on the opposite side of the projection; a long copper tube emerges from wire mesh from the inside of the cylinder; at right angles is the brass handle (b), which screws into (a), fitting over the copper tube; a brass cover (c) screws onto the top of (a).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - cylinder - Size: Length 18.1 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
b - handle - Size: Length 14.1 cm
c - cover - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, Univ. of Toronto, via Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Palmer
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Inscribed on (c): "PALMER // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used to smoke kymograph drum using coal gas and benzene.
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kymograph recording drum

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
1976.13.4
Description
A large, hollow brass drum incised with fine lines over the surface; one end has a six-spoked plate with a screw hole in the centre; the opposite end has a 6.5-cm extension off of a solid brass plate (cog?) marked with teeth for interlocking with another gear.
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Accession Number
1976.13.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Kymography -- instrumentation
Physiology -- instrumentation
Description
A large, hollow brass drum incised with fine lines over the surface; one end has a six-spoked plate with a screw hole in the centre; the opposite end has a 6.5-cm extension off of a solid brass plate (cog?) marked with teeth for interlocking with another gear.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Physiology Labs, University of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: yellow
Dimension Notes
Length 25.5 cm x Diam. 23.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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kymograph recording drum

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Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
1970.11.6
Description
Dark green-painted base, pentagon-shaped; long iron rod extends vertically to a horizontal dark green rod leading to the top of the drum; brass drum incised with lines over sides; from the drum, an iron rod leads down to a six-spoked wheel at the base level; there are two large, brass discs, one ho…
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Accession Number
1970.11.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Kymography -- instrumentation
Physiology -- instrumentation
Description
Dark green-painted base, pentagon-shaped; long iron rod extends vertically to a horizontal dark green rod leading to the top of the drum; brass drum incised with lines over sides; from the drum, an iron rod leads down to a six-spoked wheel at the base level; there are two large, brass discs, one horizontal, one vertical, on the base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, via Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
C.F. Palmer
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: yellow; green
Inscriptions
On base: "C. F. PALMER // LONDON S.W."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D1-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Length
21.0 cm
Width
18.0 cm
Depth
49.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#2: all parts move freely; metal top handle worn; no active corrosion; series of horizontal scratches on kymograph drum; base was dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
006034001 a-b
Description
Mackenzie smelling salts bottle; brown glass bottle with a rectangular foot on the very bottom with a rounded shape in the middle (a) with a screw-on plastic lid (b); two paper labels are attached to the bottle; one to the front; the other to the back.
Accession Number
006034001 a-b
Collection
Donna (Thompson) Tweddell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Mackenzie smelling salts bottle; brown glass bottle with a rectangular foot on the very bottom with a rounded shape in the middle (a) with a screw-on plastic lid (b); two paper labels are attached to the bottle; one to the front; the other to the back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass bottle - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - screw-on lid - Size: Diam. 1.9 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Provenance
Owned by Donna Tweddell.
Maker
Dr. Mackenzie's Laboratories
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
glass : brown
plastic : black
paper : black, cream
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the glass bottle "Z 159 // S 10", printed on the paper labels on the front of the bottle "MACKENZIE // for // the relief // of the symptoms // of catarrh. // SMELLING BOTTLE // Cold in the Head // Hay Fever Nervous Headache // and Faintness // HANDBAG SIZE" On the back of the bottle, printed on the paper label " ANTISEPTIC SOOTHING HEALING // Active // CONSTITUENTS // Dr. MACKENZIE'S // LABORATORIES LTD // LONDON // reg. v. 13622 // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row D
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
Internet: "The Sensation Press," "Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary," 25th ed., 1974, p. 1376
Research Facts
Smelling salts are made from ammonium carbonate; they are used as a stimulant and restorative.
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Zubes Cough Lozenges

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001100
Description
Low circular metal container of cough lozenges; nothing in container; gold bottom with orange lid with black, gold and pink writing over surface; lid does not come off.
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Accession Number
996001100
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Low circular metal container of cough lozenges; nothing in container; gold bottom with orange lid with black, gold and pink writing over surface; lid does not come off.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa in June 1993.
Maker
E. W. Hampshire and Co.
Site Made (City)
Derby
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: yellow; orange; black; pink
Inscriptions
"Soothing // and comforting // zubes // ... // Cough Lozenges // Pour le mal de gorge // 10 cents // Made in England by F. W. Hampshire and Company, Limited Derby"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 1.5 cm. x Diam. : 6.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear over surface
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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