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Beckmann adjustable thermometer

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
994010010 a-b
Description
Long cylindrical thermometer; mercury; bottom portion of tube clear, upper portion clear with a white scale; silver cap to top; housed in a black hard case; blue velvet interior
Accession Number
994010010 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Calorimetry -- instrumentation
Thermometers
Temperature
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
Long cylindrical thermometer; mercury; bottom portion of tube clear, upper portion clear
with a white scale; silver cap to top; housed in a black hard case; blue velvet interior
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size: Length 58.2 cm. x Width 1.0 cm. x Diameter1.8 cm.
b - case - Size: Length 65.0 cm. x Width 3.8 cm. x Depth 4.0 cm.
Provenance
A student's tool; used in the exercise of calorimetry; to measure emission of heat
consumption, dissolution, vaporization of fuel; focusses a small range of degrees,
read to the 1000th of a degree; adjustable scale can move mercury up
Maker
Fisher Scientific Co.
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
glass: clear; white
leather: black
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Back of thermometer reads: "Beckmann Thermometer / Centigrade 1/100° / graduated
at setting of plus 20° C. / Fisher Scientific Co / Jenaer Normaigias / Made
in West Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
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Dates
1922
circa 1922
Collection
Queen's University Department of Biochemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997039001
Description
Electric colorimeter, which consists of a rectangular metal base, an electric light source, and an upright split field observation scale. The light source is housed in a semicircular metal container with a flat blue glass filter at the front and a round electric cord attachment at the back; the el…
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Accession Number
997039001
Collection
Queen's University Department of Biochemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
Electric colorimeter, which consists of a rectangular metal base, an electric light source, and an upright split field observation scale. The light source is housed in a semicircular metal container with a flat blue glass filter at the front and a round electric cord attachment at the back; the electric cord has a woven thread covering and a bakelite-covered plug at the end; the front of the base has a glass-covered linen roll that has printed tables on it; the vertical observation scale has a single cylindrical eyepiece at the top, two cylindrical bakelite cups (one at each side of the eyepiece) and two adjustable square flat mirror holders at the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by the Department of Biochemistry at Queen's University, Kingston
Maker
Klett Mfg. Co. Inc
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1922
circa 1922
Date Remarks
This machine was from the mid-1930's at the latest; the colorimeter table has a 1922 copyright
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver; grey
paint: black
fabric: light beige; black
glass: clear; blue
Inscriptions
The cloth roll at the front reads, "KLETT MFG. CO., INC. // NEW YORK // COLORIMETER TABLE // Giving Results of 15-20 ÷"; a series of tables follows, each with vertical columns from 0 to 9 and headed with the numbers "6 // 7 // 8 // 9 // 10 // 11 // 12 // 13 // 14 // 15 // 16 // 17 // 18 // 19 // 20 // 21 // 22 // 23 // 24 // 25 // 26 // 27 // 28 // 29 // 30 // 31 // 32 // 33 // 34 // 35 // 36 // 37"; under these are the words, "(Copyright 1922 by KLETT MFG. Co., Inc., New York) // HEMOGLOBIN TABLE 153.6/R = g/100 cc // Result showing gram of Hemoglobin // per 100 cc of whole blood // Dilution 1-400 with // 0.1 - N hydrochloric acid solution"; a series of tables follows, each with vertical columns from 0 to 9 and headed with numbers "9 // 10 // 11 // 12 // 13 // 14 // 15 // 16"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 35.7 cm. x Width: 14.2 cm. x Depth: 32.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The comparator is not working; the thread covering the electric wires is disintegrating; one of the bakelite cups is broken in several spots; the mirrors at the bottom of the observation scale have both become detached and one is missing; #2: fabric cord frayed, wire exposed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. John Spencer; "Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments CENCO JC-141," by the Central Scientific Company Limited, 1942, p. 656 (see attached photocopy)
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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010044 a-i
Description
Black structure; removeable shield/casing fits over front; cylindrical viewing scope extends upward; scope connected to interior mechanics; of two parallel glass magnifying tubes, which fit inside two parallel glass tubes; positioned on platforms, which can be raised or lowered by knobs to side; m…
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Accession Number
994010044 a-i
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
Black structure; removeable shield/casing fits over front; cylindrical viewing scope extends upward; scope connected to interior mechanics; of two parallel glass magnifying tubes, which fit inside two parallel glass tubes; positioned on platforms, which can be raised or lowered by knobs to side; meaasurement scale to side of knobs; adjustable angled mirror to bottom.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - main structure
b - casing
c - scope viewer
d - glass tube
e - glass tube
f - platform fitting
g - platform fitting
h - scope tube
i - scope tube
Provenance
Used for measuring different colours by comparing the ratio of length versus ratio of concentrations of the two tubes; with the theory of Beer's Law.
Material
metal: black
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-3
Condition Remarks
tinges of rust in numerous areas; slightly grimy, glass tube (e) is broken at top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; similar to item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 146, item 12350
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color standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010020 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Thymol Blue; each vial has a label near top; with maker name, and the pH level of that particular standard; vials separated by cardboard divider; tissue paper padding over top.
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Accession Number
994010020 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Thymol Blue; each vial has a label near top; with maker name, and the pH level of that particular standard; vials separated by cardboard divider; tissue paper padding over top.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Thymol Blue pH 8.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Thymol Blue pH 9.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Thymol Blue pH 9.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Thymol Blue pH 9.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Thymol Blue pH 9.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white
paper: white; blue; brown
Inscriptions
Label on lid: LaMotte Standards / Thymol Blue / One Set // pH 8.0-9.6; labels to vials read: LAMOTTE STANDARDS // Thymol // Blue // pH // Made By // LAMOTTE CHEMICAL PRODUCTS CO. // BALTIMORE, MD
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; box slightly grimy; tissue paper padding yellowed and brittle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550L
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color standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010022 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Lamotte Purple; each vial has a transparent label near top; with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper padding to top
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Accession Number
994010022 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different
shade of colour standard Lamotte Purple; each vial has a transparent label near top;
with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper
padding to top
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 9.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 9.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 11.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 11.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Chestertown
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white
tissue paper: brown
Inscriptions
Label to box lid: LaMotte // Standards / Lamotte Purple / One Set // pH 9.6-11.2;
labels to vials read: LaMotte Chemical // pH // Lamotte Purple // The LaMotte Chemical
Products // Chestertown, Maryland, USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; transparent 'sticker' labels yellowing; and becoming brittle; some are losing their adhesion and are loose or falling off; #2: label glue soaking cardboard
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550M; CD #6
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colour standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010019 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard phenol red; each vial has a label near top; with information on maker; and the pH level of that particular standard; each vial separated by cardboard divider; tissue paper padding over to…
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Accession Number
994010019 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard phenol red; each vial has a label near top; with information on maker; and the pH level of that particular standard; each vial separated by cardboard divider; tissue paper padding over top.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Phenol Red pH 6.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Phenol Red pH 7.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Phenol Red pH 8.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Phenol Red pH 8.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Phenol Red pH 8.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white; blue
paper: white; blue; brown
Inscriptions
Label to outer side of lid: LaMotte Standards / Phenol Red / One Set // pH 6.8-8.4; label to vial reads: LAMOTTE STANDARDS // Phenol // Red // pH // Made By // LAMOTTE CHEMICAL PRODUCTS CO. // BALTIMORE, MD
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; box lid worn slightly; side label yellowed with a small tear; tissue paper inside yellowed and brittle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550J
Research Facts
Mr. K. Sayers
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colour standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010021 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Sulfo Orange; each vial has a label near top; with maker name, and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; cotton button padding over top
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Accession Number
994010021 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different
shade of colour standard Sulfo Orange; each vial has a label near top; with maker name,
and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; cotton button padding over
top
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 11.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 12.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 12.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 12.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Sulfo Orange pH 12.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white, blue
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
Label to side of box lid: LaMotte // Standards / Sulfo Orange / One Set // pH 11.0-12.6;
labels to vials read: LAMOTTE // STANDARDS // Sulfo Orange // pH // Made By // LAMOTTE
CHEMICAL PRODUCTS CO // BALTIMORE, MD
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550 (sulpho orange not listed); CD #6.
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colour standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010023 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Bromcresol Purple; each vial has a paper label near top; with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper padding to top
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Accession Number
994010023 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different
shade of colour standard Bromcresol Purple; each vial has a paper label near top;
with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper
padding to top
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 5.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 5.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 5.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 5.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Chestertown
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white; blue
paper: white; blue
tissue paper: brown
Inscriptions
Label to box lid: LaMotte // Standards / Bromcresol Purple / One Set // pH 5.2-6.8;
labels to vials: Bromcresol // Purple // pH // Made By // LaMotte Chemical //
Chestertown, Maryland, USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435 (colour bromcresol purple not listed); CD #6
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colour standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010024 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Bromthymol Blue; each vial has a paper label near top; with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper padding to top
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Accession Number
994010024 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different
shade of colour standard Bromthymol Blue; each vial has a paper label near top;
with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper
padding to top
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 7.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 7.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 7.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 7.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Chestertown
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white; blue
paper: white; blue
tissue paper: brown
Inscriptions
Label to box lid: LaMotte // Standards / Bromthymol Blue / One Set // pH 6.0-7.6;
labels to vials: Bromthymol // Blue // pH // Made By // LaMotte Chemical //
Chestertown, Maryland, USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; labels yellowing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550H; CD #6
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Coors evaporating dish

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037187
Description
An evaporating dish that is a hemispherical porcelain dish with a flat bottom surface and a round-edge top rim that has a moulded pouring spout; both the interior and exterior surfaces are glazed, resulting in an extremely smooth finish
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Accession Number
997037187
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Clinical -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- dish -- evaporating
Description
An evaporating dish that is a hemispherical porcelain dish with a flat bottom surface and a round-edge top rim that has a moulded pouring spout; both the interior and exterior surfaces are glazed, resulting in an extremely smooth finish
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Coors
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird medical practice; Ohiolink gives date of 1850 on
Material
porcelain: white
Inscriptions
Printed under glaze along top rim: "COORS // U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.8 cm x Diam. 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Dish is in good condition with only slight chipping along upper rim; entire surface glaze is intact
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Web site
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments JC-141," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 345 item 18575
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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