Printing block in a box, which consists of (a) a printing block of the 1923 graduation photograph of Dr. C.M. Bracken; the block is made from a rectangular piece of wood with a flat rectangular piece of metal nailed on the top; the image of Dr. Bracken is engraved into the metal; the bottom of the …
Printing block in a box, which consists of (a) a printing block of the 1923 graduation photograph of Dr. C.M. Bracken; the block is made from a rectangular piece of wood with a flat rectangular piece of metal nailed on the top; the image of Dr. Bracken is engraved into the metal; the bottom of the block has an unmarked piece of paper attached; the block is stored in a cardboard box, consisting of (b) the bottom, which is rectangular in shape, has a piece of flat cotton lining the bottom and is open at the top; this is covered with (c) the lid that fits over the bottoms; the lid has two addresses and a postage stamp on the top.
Number Of Parts
a - printing block - Size: Length 6.8 cm. x Width 5.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
b - box - Size: Length 8.4 cm. x Width 6.1 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
c - box lid - Size: Length 8.7 cm. x Width 6.4 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
Owned and used by Dr. C. M. Bracken, 1923 Queen's Meds. graduate, who practiced medicine from 1923 to 1963.
Picture on block is the 1923 graduation photo
metal: silver; dark grey
paper: beige; white; green
(a) the image of Dr. Bracken is engraved into the metal of the printing block; (c) the top of the lid reads, "FROM // INGRAM & BELL LTD. // TORONTO, ONT. // To Dr. Bracken. // Athens. // Ont."; the postage stamp in the top right corner reads, "CANADIAN POSTAGE // 2 TWO // CENTS 2" around a portrait of King George 5th (I think)
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The metal is complete and undamaged and shows no corrosion; the wood shows some ink staining, but is complete; the piece of paper on the back of the printing block has minor damage at the edges; the cardboard box is complete and undamaged, with the exception of two small holes in two sides of the top (likely put there to fix the top onto the bottom in some fashion)
Printed in burgundy on yellow paper label: Physician's Sample // C.T. No. 262 "Frosst" // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND // with CODEINE // (GREY) // Frosst // Rx // Acetophen 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine Citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/8 gr. // DOSE: - One or two tablets every four hours. // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 270916 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // MONTREAL - CANADA
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0010-A2-4 Row E
Length 5.3 cm. x Diam. 1.7 cm.
(no initial comments); # 2: metal cap on the container shows three small spots of corrosion on the outer edge
(a): Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern size 2 with blade; (b): thin flexible stainless metal blade has perforations and curved end with attached shaped piece for attachment; from roll 993.004.252.