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segmented teaching skull

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Dates
1939
circa 1939
Collection
Dr. Donald A Maciver Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
007035001 a-b
Description
Adult male human two piece segmented teaching skull with hinges on a metal spring fixed at corners of jaw and at the top of the eye cavities and the crown segment sliced off and held back in place by two flat metal hooks and pins (a); original packaging composed of a paper cardboard box open at oneā€¦
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Accession Number
007035001 a-b
Collection
Dr. Donald A Maciver Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Skull -- models
Anatomy -- models
Description
Adult male human two piece segmented teaching skull with hinges on a metal spring fixed at corners of jaw and at the top of the eye cavities and the crown segment sliced off and held back in place by two flat metal hooks and pins (a); original packaging composed of a paper cardboard box open at one side with a paper label and inked stamp, mended along one edge by a piece of fabric tape, and lined with tissue paper (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - skull - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 17.0 cm
b - package - Size: Length 21.9 cm x Width 17.6 cm Depth 12.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Donald A Maciver .
Maker
The Medical Supply Association Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1939
circa 1939
Date Remarks
Marked on stamp.
Material
bone: tan, cream
metal: yellow
paper: brown, white
ink: black
fabric: red
Inscriptions
Printed on box label: " THE // AUTOMATIC COIL WINDER & ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT Co. Ltd., // "WINDER HOUSE," DOUGLAS STREET, // Telephone: Victoria 3404-7 LONDON, S.W.1 // To Messera. The Medical Supply Association // Ltd., // X-Ray Dept., // 10-13, Teviot Place, // EDINBURGH.".; Stamped on box: "LONDON // SOUTH EASTERN // PARCEL OFFICE S.E.1 // 11 JAN 39".
Permanent Location
(a): Storage Room 0007
0007-S2-5
(b): Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Condition Remarks
Box has repair; skull cap firmly attached by hooks, all hooks and springs in excellent conidtion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Donald Maciver (1920 - ) was born and educated in Scotland graduated as a medical doctor in 1942. Upon graduation he joined the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. His medical practice was with the British, Scottish and Canadian Navy. Joining the Canadian Navy he moved to Halifax in 1953, rising to the position of Chief of Surgery, then Chief Surgeon at the National Defence Medical Centre in Ottawa and Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa. Retiring from the military as a General Surgeon in 1986, he moved and set up a practice in Cyprus, then moving back to Canada and settling in Kingston, Ontario in 1999.
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