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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
005009008
Description
A seven-page paper pamphlet advertising Borocaine.
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Accession Number
005009008
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertisements
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- advertisements
Description
A seven-page paper pamphlet advertising Borocaine.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. McCrindle
Maker
The British Drug Houses Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
paper; white
Inscriptions
"'BOROCAINE' // The New Local Anaesthetic. // Completely supersedes Cocaine. // THE BRITISH DRUG HOUSES LTD. // Makers of Fine Chemicals, // GRAHAM ST., CITY ROAD, LONDON, N.1. // Chemical Worls: Whart Road, London, N.1." printed on the cover.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 21.7 cm x Width 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
A few discolourations.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1; Borocaine (ethocaine borate) was used as a general anaesthetic.
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bedpan; slipper bedpan

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11143
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005009002
Description
A white ceramic slipper style bedpan; has a handle on the back; wedge shaped.
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Accession Number
005009002
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- bedpan
Description
A white ceramic slipper style bedpan; has a handle on the back; wedge shaped.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952); he probably acquired it in the United Kingdom and brought it to Jamaica in 1904.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Web site says it is circa 1930.
Material
ceramic: white
Inscriptions
"THE NEW // SLIPPER BED PAN // This Slipper should be passed under // the Patient in front between the legs. // If a flannel cap is made for the // blade fastened by strings under // the handle considerable comfort // will be afforded." printed on the inside of the bed pan on the rear wall.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 36.5 cm x Width 21.6 cm x Depth 14.8 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a chip missing around the rim of the bowl.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical History Museum Guide to Records" website; CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: "When Medicine Met Science," 21 Oct. 2008 - 31 Jan 2017
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008.
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brass name plaque

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11151
Dates
1885
circa 1885
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
005009010
Description
Rectangular brass name plate with holes at each end for a screw.
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Accession Number
005009010
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
Advertising
Description
Rectangular brass name plate with holes at each end for a screw.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952); probably after he set up his practice in Jamaica in 1904.
Dates
1885
circa 1885
Date Remarks
Dr. McCrindle practiced medicine in 1885
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
"Dr. McCRINDLE" engraved on the plate
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-16
Length
17.7 cm
Width
4.8 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 17.7 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Plaque was tarnished, corroded and waxy Some tarnishing on the back.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: "When Medicine Met Science" - 21 Oct. 2008
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Dates
1884
circa 1884
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
005009006 a-c
Description
A paper "Certificate of Highest Distinction" for Clinical Surgury (a); stored in a case (b) with black leather coating and lined with purple velvet; there is a glass sheet (c) which covers the certificate in the box.
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Accession Number
005009006 a-c
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Licensure, Medical
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A paper "Certificate of Highest Distinction" for Clinical Surgury (a); stored in a case (b) with black leather coating and lined with purple velvet; there is a glass sheet (c) which covers the certificate in the box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - certificate - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam. 14.2 cm
b - box - Size: Length 18.4 cm x Width 15.7 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
c - glass - Size: Length 16.6 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Presented to Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952) whenin 1884.
Maker
W & J Milne
Site Made (City)
Edinborough
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1884
circa 1884
Date Remarks
Dated for Winter 1883-4.
Material
paper: white
leather: black
fabric: purple
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW // CLINICAL SURGERY" printed on the lid of the box
"W & J MILNE. Makers. 126 PRINCESS EDINBOROUGH" printed on the side of the box
"University of Glasgow // Winter Session 1983-4 // CLINICAL SURGERY // Certificate of Highest Distinction // Awarded to Mr. J.R. Ronald MacCrincle (Sic) // for excelling at the Examinations of the Class. // George Buchanan // Senior Division. // PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL SURGERY" printed on the certificate
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
The leather is peeling off the box in some places; parts of the certificate have been eaten by bugs leaving holes in the paper.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1; there was a series of unrelated newspaper clippings stored beneath the certificate with poetry printed on them, which are now in the accession file.
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diploma and certificate roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11145
Dates
1885
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
005009004 a-e
Description
A cardboard roll containing a medical certificates and two medical diplomas; the tube is burgundy and cylindrical and consists of a long bottom (a) with a short top (b) which fits of the bottom; there is a short Medical Registration Certificate (c) from Edinborough, Scotland dated October 29th, 188…
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Accession Number
005009004 a-e
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Licensure, Medical
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A cardboard roll containing a medical certificates and two medical diplomas; the tube is burgundy and cylindrical and consists of a long bottom (a) with a short top (b) which fits of the bottom; there is a short Medical Registration Certificate (c) from Edinborough, Scotland dated October 29th, 1885; there are two Diplomas for Medicine and Surgery from the University of Glasgow (d-e).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 30.3 cm x Diam. 4.8 cm
b - tube lid - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 4.8 cm
c - Certificate - Size (rolled): Length 19.8 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
d-e - diplomas - Size (rolled): Length 36.1 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Presented to Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952) when he graduated from University of Glasgow in 1885.
Site Made (City)
Edinborough & Glasgow
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1885
Date Remarks
The papers are dated 1885.
Material
cardboard: burgundy, brown
paper: white
Inscriptions
Various information, mostly in Latin (the papers are too delicate to unroll and copy properly).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 25
Condition Remarks
The papers are very rolled and are tearing at the creases in some places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1.
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Dr. Nelson's Improved Inhaler

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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
005009003 a-d
Description
A white ceramic "Dr. Nelson's Improved Inhaler" consisting of the inhaler itself (a) which is a bottle with a round base and a neck extending up with a flared rim with string wrapped around it; there is a spout coming out of the side of the bottle; the inhaler is broken, and a piece is broken off o…
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Accession Number
005009003 a-d
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
Description
A white ceramic "Dr. Nelson's Improved Inhaler" consisting of the inhaler itself (a) which is a bottle with a round base and a neck extending up with a flared rim with string wrapped around it; there is a spout coming out of the side of the bottle; the inhaler is broken, and a piece is broken off of the side (b); there is a clear glass mouthpiece (c) which sits in the top of the bottle and a cork ring (d) which fits around the bottom of the mouthpiece.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - inhaler - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 12.5 cm
b - broken piece - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 8.4 cm
c - mouth piece - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
d - cork ring - Size: Depth 4.2 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952); he probably acquired it in the United Kingdom and brought it to Jamaica in 1904.
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Website says it is circa 1880.
Material
ceramic: white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
"Dr. Nelson's // IMPROVED // INHALER // DIRECTIONS FOR USE // REMOVE MOUTHPIECE-HALF FILL - INHALER WITH BOILING WATER - DROP REMEDY ON SPONGE OF MOUTH- // PIECE - APPLY LIPS TO IT - BREATHE // FREELY IN & OUT AS IN ORDINARY FULL // RESPIRATION - WHEN ONLY THE VAPOUR // OF HOT WATER OR ANY INFUSION IS // DESIRED REMOVE THE SPONGE // FROM MOUTHPIECE" printed on the front of the inhaler - the text is split between the main piece of the bottle and the broken part.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
The ceramic bottle is broken and the cork is brittle and cracked. The ceramic is broken (there is evidence that the whole vessel was broken and has been repaired), the cork is brittle and cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical History Museum Guide to Records" Web site; CD #2.
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1.
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Dates
1885
circa 1885
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005009005 a-b
Description
A bronze medal in a case; the medal (a) is a round disc with a profile of a person on one side, and writing on the other; the case is wood coated with leather; the inside is lined with blue velvet and other fabric, and has an indentation for holding the disc.
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Accession Number
005009005 a-b
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A bronze medal in a case; the medal (a) is a round disc with a profile of a person on one side, and writing on the other; the case is wood coated with leather; the inside is lined with blue velvet and other fabric, and has an indentation for holding the disc.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a -disc - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
b - box - Size: Length 10.7 cm x Width 10.7 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Provenance
Presented to Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952) when he graduated from University of Glasgow in 1885.
Site Made (City)
Edinborough or Glasgow
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1885
circa 1885
Date Remarks
The disc is dated 1885
Material
metal: brown
wood: brown
leather: black
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
"GULIELMUS CULLEN // MDCCX-MDCCXC" embossed on the face of the disc
"IN ACADEM. GLASGUENS. // FACULTATE MEDICA // DISCIPULUS // INGENIO AC LABORE // INSIGNIS // PROEMIUM HOCCE // MERITO CONSECUTUS EST." embossed on the back of the disc
"J.R. RONALDUS McCRINCDLE, IN CLASSE MEDICINAE CLINIC, 1885" etched on the rim of the disc
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on the metal. The leather is peeling of the case and the lid is loose. The medal is excellent; the leather is peeling off the case and the lid is loose.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1.
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medicine cabinet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8531
Dates
1895
1905
circa 1895-1905
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1989.10.1 a-c
Description
Two piece floor style mahogany medicine cabinet; straight sided cabinet base (a) with panelled locking door with a single interior compartment with a single short shelf inside; built into interior of door has multi individual compartments consistin of three rows of four compartments and open shelf…
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Accession Number
1989.10.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
Drug Therapy
Description
Two piece floor style mahogany medicine cabinet; straight sided cabinet base (a) with panelled locking door with a single interior compartment with a single short shelf inside; built into interior of door has multi individual compartments consistin of three rows of four compartments and open shelf on top; upper portion of base with a flip down hinged shelf and open compartment inside; locking cabinet top (b) is designed with individual compartments for six large spaces and four smaller spaces in the upper portion with a removable drawer (c) with built in turned drawer knobs; top fits on bottom inside applied moulding on top of base cabinet; total height 137.0 cm; keys are used as handles to open doors
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a- cabinet base b - cabinet top c - drawer in cabinet top
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: owned and used by Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952); he probably acquired it in the United Kingdom and brought it to Jamaica in 1904; donated by his granddaughter, Mrs. C. C. James of Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Ferris & Co.
Site Made (City)
Bristol
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1895
1905
circa 1895-1905
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-3-1
Length
a - 91.5 cm b - 40.0 cm c -
Width
a - 43.7 cm b - 38.5 cm c -
Depth
a - 41.5 cm b - 27.0 cm c -
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Wood split on base back, trim loose and missing on upper, missing keys; stains inside base shelf and floor and base door; overall dirt
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Internet
Other
Reference Comments
"Object Condition Report," Elizabeth Robinow and Deana Vladikovic, 2005, in donor file
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; the cabinet was brought to Canada by his granddaughter, the donor, in 1975.
This medicine cabinet holds numerous tins for plaster bandages and glass pharmacy bottles handblown to fit the compartments and is a part of the McCrindle Collection 1989.10 and 005009.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: "When Medicine Met Science" - 21 Oct. 2008
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Dates
1884
circa 1884
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
005009007
Description
A notebook; tattered; handwritten; has a greenish watery design on the cover.
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Accession Number
005009007
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Education, Premedical -- lecture notes
Description
A notebook; tattered; handwritten; has a greenish watery design on the cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used when Dr. McCrindle was in medical school.
Dates
1884
circa 1884
Material
paper; white, greenish
Inscriptions
Filled with printed text.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-3
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm x Width 16.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The entire booklet is very tattered and falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1.
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pharmacy bottle in protective case

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Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1989.10.14 a-c
Description
Circular clear hand blown glass pharmacy bottle (a) with penny style stopper fits into two piece honey coloured olive wood treenware case, bottom (b) with screw closure into tight fitting top (c); finely finished wood shows some grain; cotton wadding in bottom and top to cushion glass bottle; stopp…
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Accession Number
1989.10.14 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Description
Circular clear hand blown glass pharmacy bottle (a) with penny style stopper fits into two piece honey coloured olive wood treenware case, bottom (b) with screw closure into tight fitting top (c); finely finished wood shows some grain; cotton wadding in bottom and top to cushion glass bottle; stopper is stuck in bottle; 15.0 cm tall when assembled; 2 ounce bottle marked on bottom of base.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle b - case bottom c - case top
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: owned and used by Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952); he probably acquired it in the United Kingdom and brought it to Jamaica in 1904; donated by his granddaughter, Mrs. C. C. James of Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Ferris & Co.
Site Made (City)
Bristol
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Material
wood: orange glass: transparent fabric: cream
Inscriptions
"2 oz"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row D
Length
a - 13.0 cm b - 9.3 cm c - 6.7 cm
Diameter
a - 3.3 cm b - 4.3 cm c - 4.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle with minor white residue inside, treenware in excellent shape, minor surface marks
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; the cabinet was brought to Canada by his granddaughter, the donor, in 1975.
This medicine cabinet holds numerous tins for plaster bandages and glass pharmacy bottles handblown to fit the compartments and is a part of the McCrindle Collection 1989.10 and 005009.
'Ferris & Co. established 1770 Bristol England Wholesale and export Druggists manufacturing Chemists makers of surgical instruments and hospital appliances every requisite for the Surgery, Dispensary and Hospital. Merchants, Shippers, and Importers'; from 1887 advertisement. This company used various trade names and the trade name of Ferris & Co. began in 1883. In 1820 was the first time Ferris was included in the trade name, as 'Fry Gibbs & Ferris' on Union Street in Bristol.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: "When Medicine Met Science" - 21 Oct. 2008
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