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Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Collection
Joanne Hawley Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004040002
Description
Coblat blue glass eye bath cup is a one piece hand blown cup with an open concave top; center stem is off-centre and is indication of handblown work.
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Accession Number
004040002
Collection
Joanne Hawley Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Optometry -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
Coblat blue glass eye bath cup is a one piece hand blown cup with an open concave top; center stem is off-centre and is indication of handblown work.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Joanne Hawley's family in the 1920s.
Maker
Savars
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogue
Material
glass: dark blue
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper affixed to underside of bottom: "SAVARS // TRADE MARK" including a trade mark logo.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 4.7 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass is in excellent condition; paper label is worn, smudged and some minor parts of the edges are missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Joanne Hawley; Downs Bros. Supply catalogue, 1906. "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 3044 similar to item #C/-3435
Research Facts
Eye cup was from the donor's family home in Kingston or Ottawa.
Images
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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Joanne Hawley Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Emergency Medicine
Classification
Emergency Medicine
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004040001 a-h
Description
Metal First Aid Travel Kit consists of a hinged metal (a) case with a printed label on the underside indicating the contents; kit includes: (b) pair of safety scissors, (c) sealed package of a sheer strip band aid, (d) sealed box of 2 inch regular bandage, (e) sealed box of conforming gauze impro…
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Accession Number
004040001 a-h
Collection
Joanne Hawley Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Emergency Medicine
Classification
Emergency Medicine
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid
Description
Metal First Aid Travel Kit consists of a hinged metal (a) case with a printed label on the underside indicating the contents; kit includes: (b) pair of safety scissors, (c) sealed package of a sheer strip band aid, (d) sealed box of 2 inch regular bandage, (e) sealed box of conforming gauze improved bandage (f) two piece roll of half inch wide waterproof bandage adhesive tape, and (g-h) sealed package of 3" x 3" steri-pad single sterile gauze pad.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 9.3 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
b - scissors - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c - band aid - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 0.1cm
d - regular bandage - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
e - improved bandage - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
f - adhesive tape - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
g - sterile gauze pad - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
h - sterile gauze pad - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Used in Joanne Hawley's family in late 50's and possibly early 60's.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: silver
paper: cream
cardboard: cream
ink: blue, red, yellow
paint: white
Inscriptions
Printed on the case: "FIRST AID // TRAVELKIT // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONTREAL"; Printed on the band aid: "BAND-AID // TRADEMARK // sheer strip // Plain Pad // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONTREAL"; Engraved into scissors: "U.S.A"; Printed on top of adhesive tape: "CONTAINER MADE IN U.S.A // ADHESIVE TAPE ~ GALON ADHESIF // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONTREAL"; Printed on side of adhesive tape: " 1/2 IN. 2 1/2 YDS. 1/2 PCE 2 1/2 VGES"; Printed on sterile gauze pad: " JOHNSON'S // STERILE // GAUZE PAD // STERI-PAD // 3" x 3 '' // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONTREAL // TRADE MARK REG'O. MADE IN CANADA"; Printed on regular bandage: " Johnson & Johnson // Regular // Bandage // STERILIZED // 2 IN. 6 YDS.";"MADE FROM FINEST QUALITY SURGICAL GAUZE // WITH NON-RAVELLING EDGES"; Printed on improved bandage: " Johnson's // Improved Bandage // The newest development in bandages...// provides maximum comfort... made of // flexible gauze that stretches two ways... // conforms to fingers, toes, limbs and other // areas of the body difficult to bandage. // easy to apply. Will not slip or slide. // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONTREAL";"Bandaging made easy! // revolutionary new bandage // rolls on easily // moulds itself to any shape // clings firmly - won't slip even on // hard-to-bandage places // stays neater longer"; "1 IN. 5 YDS.";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Condition Remarks
Some rust and corrosion on bottom and inside edges of case; case is slightly dirty and scratched; the paper attached to the bottom of case shows wear and fading; packages of sterile gauze pads are slightly dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Joanne Hawley Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
004040003 a-b
Description
Blue glass general antiseptic bottle of mercurochrome consists of an empty (a) glass bottle and a screw style (b) cap with attached glass rod to apply solution; paper label has bilingual information.
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Accession Number
004040003 a-b
Collection
Joanne Hawley Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Description
Blue glass general antiseptic bottle of mercurochrome consists of an empty (a) glass bottle and a screw style (b) cap with attached glass rod to apply solution; paper label has bilingual information.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Used in Joanne Hawley's family.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: blue, transparent
plastic: black
paper: off white
ink: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on the label affixed to bottle: "MERCURO // CHROME // REQ. U.S. PAT OFF. // 2% SOLUTION // Dibrom Oxymercuri // fluorescein // A General Antiseptic // For First Aid // In Place of Lodine. // Northrop & Lyman Co. // Limited // Toronto Canada"; " Prepared from // Genuine Mercurochrome H. W. & D // Mercurochrome is preferred to lodine // as it does not burn irritate or injure // the tissues. // Apply the solution with the glass rod // attached to the cork // 1/2 FLUID OUNCE"; embossed on bottom of bottle: "6 // 7011-A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row E
Length
a - 2.5 cm
Width
a - 2.5 cm
Depth
a - 6.5 cm b - 5.5 cm
Diameter
b - 2.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label is worn and edges torn in a few places; some residue on glass rod and cap.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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