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portable electrometer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science Artifacts, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1997.4.3 a-d
Description
Metal electrometer (a) with plastic covered metal handle; inset front panel held in place with four metal screws; panel has five dials, a discharge button, air chamber input terminal and a millirontgen meter in the centre of the panel; manufacturer's panel screwed onto back of device; hospital stic…
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Accession Number
1997.4.3 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science Artifacts, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Electromagnetics
Chemistry
Electrochemistry
Description
Metal electrometer (a) with plastic covered metal handle; inset front panel held in place with four metal screws; panel has five dials, a discharge button, air chamber input terminal and a millirontgen meter in the centre of the panel; manufacturer's panel screwed onto back of device; hospital sticker and label maker sticker adhered to top; 350cc chamber (b) is hollow cylinder with lip printed with manufacturer's information with metal input terminal and metal rod; 37cc chamber (c) is hollow cylinder with lip printed with manufacturer's information with metal input terminal and metal rod; rubber coated wire (d) with metal terminals at both ends and red wires with adhered with electrical tape to each end.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - electrometer - Size: Length 25.7 cm x Width 16.2 cm x Depth 24.5 cm
b - 350cc chamber - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam 9.0 cm
c - 37cc chamber - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam 4.5 cm
d - wire - Size: Length 2.7 m x Diam 1.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Electronic Instruments Limited (EIL)
Site Made (City)
Richmond
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: brown, silver, black
plastic: black, green
rubber: black, red
ink: white, black
Inscriptions
Etched in front panel of box (a): "PORTABLE ELECTROMETER // MODEL 37A // EIL // MADE IN ENGLAND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS LTD. RICHMOND SURREY"; etched in manufacturer label on back: SERIAL NO 37261A // VOLTS // FREQUENCY"; printed on sticker label: "DEPT. OF MEDICAL ENGINEERING // TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL"; painted on chamber (b): "WEYBRIDGE SURREY B37143A D.A.P. LTD"; written on sticker (b): May 14/73"; painted on chamber (c): WEYBRIDGE 37cc 464 D.A.P. LTD." written on sticker (c): 5 Apr. '77"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-1
Condition Remarks
Shows moderate wear from use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
Less detail
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.
Images
Less detail