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Atlas der Hautkrankheiten mit Einschluss der Wichtigsten Venerischen Erkrankungen ("Atlas of Skin Diseases Including the Most Important Venereal Infections") [reference book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12701
Dates
1904
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
009045016
Description
Hardbound fabric cover book; leather trim on top and bottom edges of the cover; written in German; text disscusses determatology and illustrations depicting different skin ailments; title stamped on the front cover and spine; 132 pages.
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Accession Number
009045016
Author
Dr. E. Jacobi
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Skin Diseases -- atlases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Reference Books, Medical
Description
Hardbound fabric cover book; leather trim on top and bottom edges of the cover; written in German; text disscusses determatology and illustrations depicting different skin ailments; title stamped on the front cover and spine; 132 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in collections.
Maker
Urban & Schwarzenberg
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1904
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, yellow
fabric: green
leather: brown
Inscriptions
Printed in book: ATLAS // DER // HAUTKRANKHEITEN // MIT EINSCHLUSS DER WICHTIGSTEN // VENERISCHEN ERKRANKUNGEN // DR. E. JACOBI, // ZWEITE AUFLAGE // URBAN & SCHWARZENBERG. // BERLIN WIEN // 1904"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 27.8 cm x Width 20.4 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along edges
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On Display (a): “Potions, Pills and Prescriptions”, Gallery B: Case # 1, Museum of Health Care, 2001 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Boehringer Ingelheim dermatology portfolio

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9693
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
995005085 a-oo
Description
(a) A vinyl portfolio case, which opens like a book and has a plastic pocket on the left inside flap and a vinyl pouch that closes fully via a flap; contains (b-oo) a series of dermatology identification cards with full-colour pictures; clinical, epidemiological and treatment information; as well a…
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Accession Number
995005085 a-oo
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Manuals
Description
(a) A vinyl portfolio case, which opens like a book and has a plastic pocket on the left inside flap and a vinyl pouch that closes fully via a flap; contains (b-oo) a series of dermatology identification cards with full-colour pictures; clinical, epidemiological and treatment information; as well as an advertisement for the drug Betnovate.
Number Of Parts
40
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 21.4 cm x Width 21.5 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - wide scope betnovate card - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 18.5 cm
c - herpes fibrilis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
d - listerosis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
e - herpes zoster card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
f - tularaemia card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
g - vaccinia card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
h - discoid lupus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
i - dermatomysitis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
j - morphoea card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
k - fixed drug eruptions card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
l - bromoderma card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
m - necrobiosis lipoidica card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
n -purpura card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
o - pigmented purpura eruptions card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
p - Waterhouse-Fredrichsen card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
q - allergic purpura card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
r - idiopathic t. purpura card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
s - purpura eruptions card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
t - tumours card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
u - keratoacanthoma (coarse) card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
v - early lesion card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
w - lamellar card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
x - lentigo maligna card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
y - histology card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
z - lichen planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
aa - geographic tongue card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
bb - l. planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
cc - l. planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
dd - stomatitis nicotinica card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
ee - l. planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
ff - scrofuloderma card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
gg - cutis laxa card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
hh - poikiloderma card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
ii - keratosis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
jj - Peutz-Jeghers card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
kk - berloque card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
mm - tuberculosis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
nn - porphyria card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
oo - erysipeloid card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Boehringer Ingelheim Products
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
vinyl: black; white
paper: white; black, tan
i8nk:black, silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front cover: "Boehringer Ingelheim Portfolio"; on spine: "Dermatology"; on back cover: "BOEHRINGER // INGELHEIM // Boehringer Ingelheim Products // Division of Geigy (Canada) Limited // Montreal 9."; (b) printed on front: "Pr // Wide scope Betnovate // In the treatment of Lichen Simp;ex // [illustration captions listed]"; on reverse: "Pr // Wide scope Betnovate // Swiftly suppresses // all steroid responsive dermatoses // [medical information listed] // Glaxo-Allenburys (Canada) // Ltd, 52 Barton Toad, Weston // Ontario // OC5301–BS/9265 Printed in England"; (c) printed on front: "27.51 // Dermatoses caused by virus // HERPES SIMPLEX // (Herpes febrilis) // [medical information listed]"; on back: "Boehringer Ingelheim Portfolio // Division of Geigy (Canada) Limited // Montreal 9 // Printed in England"; (d) printed on front: "24.81 // Dermatoses caused by bacilli // LISTERIOSIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (e) printed on front: "27.33 // Dermatoses caused by virus // HERPES ZOSTER // (Shingles) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c);
(f) printed on front: "24.37 // Dermatoses caused by bacilli // TULARAEMIA // (Rabbit fever, dry fly fever) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (g) printed on front: "27.13 // Dermatoses caused by virus // VACCINIA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (h) printed on front: "48.41 // Collagen diseases // DISCOID Lupus // ERYTHEMATOSUS [sic] // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (i) "48.83 // Collagen diseases // DERMATOMYOSITIS // (Polymyositis) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (j) "49.13 // Collagen diseases // MORPHOEA // (localized scleroderma) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (k) "52.71 // Drug eruptions // FIXED DRUG ERUPTIONS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (l) "52.71 // Drug eruptions // BROMODERMA// [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (M) "55.53 // Skin and general medicine // NECROBIOSIS LIPOIDICA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (n) "65.01 // Purpura // GENERAL DESCRIPTION // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (o) "66.73 // Purpura // PIGMENTED PURPURIC ERUPTIONS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (p) "65.01 // Purpura // WATERHOUSE-FREDERICHSEN SYNDROME // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (q) "66.43 // Purpura // ANAPHYLACTOID PURPURA (Allergic Purpura) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (r) "65.32 // Purpura // IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPOENIC PURPURA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (s) "66.75 // Purpura // PIGMENTED PURPURIC ERUPTION // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (t) "85.20 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (General) // (Molluscum sebaceum) // [medical information listed]"; on back: copyright information identical to (c) listed in top right corner; medical information listed; (u) "85.23 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA (course) // (Molluscum sebaceum) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (v) "85.21 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (early lesion) // (Molluscum sebaceum) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (w) "85.25 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (lamellar) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (x) "73.61 // Pigment // LENTIGO MALIGNA // (Hutchinson's melanotic freckle) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (y) "85.27 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (histology) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (z) "42.11 // Papular Dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (aa) "95.18 // Mucous membrane // GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE // (Exfoliata areata linguae) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (bb) "42.15 // Papular dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (cc) "42.35 // Papular dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (dd) "95.83 // Mucous membrane // STOMATITIS NICOTINICA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (ee) "42.13 // Papular dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (ff) "22.23 // Dermatoses caused by // Mycobacteria // LUPUS VULGARIS - SCROFULODERMA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (gg) "16.21 // Congenital disorders // CUTIS LAXA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (hh) "16.21 // Congenital disorders // POIKILODERMA // CONGENITALE // (Rothmund-Thompson syndrome) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (ii) "18.51 // Congenital disorders // KERATOSIS PALMARIS // ET PLANTARIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (jj) "13.61 // Congenital disorders // PEUTZ-JEGHERS SYNDROME // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (kk) "16.21 // External effects on the skin // Light // BERLOQUE DERMATITIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (mm) "22.41 // Dermatoses caused by // Mycobacteria // TUBERCULOSIS // VERRUCOSA CUTIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (nn) "32.65 // External effects on the skin // Light //PORPHYRIA CUTANEA TARDA // (Actinic, traumatic, bullous, // porphyrin dermatosis) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (oo) "24.31 // Dermatoses caused by // bacilli // ERYSIPELOID // (ROSENBACH) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c);
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Condition Remarks
Vinyl cover is worn and slightly stained; (aa) has a dog-eared corner
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
The pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim was founded in 1885 by Albert Boehringer (1861-1939) in Ingelheim am Rhein. From its beginnings in 1885 when it employed just 28 people in Nieder-Ingelheim, the company has since become a global enterprise.
Ingelheim portfolio. Physical description; unpaged : color illustrations ; 21 cm. Notes; No date or title page; title from slip case spine. Alternative title from head of printed letter in front pocket of each volume. Includes index. Index .Summary; Comprises separate cards, some folded, contained in slip cases. Each card describes and illustrates a type of infection or disease. Subjects; Atlases. Skin Diseases. Genre; Illustrated.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Dermatology
Accession Number
009027008 a-b
Description
Tan one piece cardboard box with plastic bag of pink calamine powder with yellow and brown paper label on one side.
Accession Number
009027008 a-b
Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Description
Tan one piece cardboard box with plastic bag of pink calamine powder with yellow and brown paper label on one side.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - product - Length
b - box - Height 10. 7 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 6.9 cm
Provenance
Used at the Nova Scotia Hospital.
Maker
The British Drug Houses (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Material
paper: tan
ink: brown
plastic: transparent
powder: pink
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BDH // Calamine // U.S.P. // THE BRITISH DRUG HOUSES (CANADA) LTD. // TORONTO CANADA // Lot 28722 Net 1 lb.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Calamine, also known as calamine lotion, is a medication used to treat mild itchiness. This includes from sunburn, insect bites, poison ivy, poison oak, or other mild skin conditions. It may also help dry out skin irritation. It is applied on the skin as a cream or lotion.
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Dates
1957
1967
circa 1957 – 1967
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Treatment
Accession Number
006033021
Description
Full cylindrical semi-transparent brown glass Calocaine Cream (I & B) jar with non-removable cylindrical white metal screw cap; full with light coloured paste; circular base has slight push up, stippled surface, and manufacturer information embossed; straight side walls with cream and navy paper la…
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Accession Number
006033021
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Treatment
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy
Drugs -- topical -- container
Dermatology
Insects
Sunburn -- drug therapy
Anesthesia, Local
Poison Ivy Dermatitis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
MM= Drugs -- topical
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Description
Full cylindrical semi-transparent brown glass Calocaine Cream (I & B) jar with non-removable cylindrical white metal screw cap; full with light coloured paste; circular base has slight push up, stippled surface, and manufacturer information embossed; straight side walls with cream and navy paper label with printed product information and directions attached to front; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck, round neck ring and cylindrical finish with continuous external thread; mold lines from base to top and around neck and base; cap has flat top with ring indent near edges, vertical indents on sides, rolled bottom edge, and internal continuous thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
1967
circa 1957 – 1967
Date Remarks
Presence of Dominion Glass Company diamond logo, line month code, and “7” year code; presence of Ingram & Bell logo discontinued in late 1960s (at least to 1968)
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: navy, black
ink: navy, black metal: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “INGRAM & BELL LIMITED // CALOCAINE CREAM // (I & B) // Calamine Prepared 16%, Benzocaine 3%, Camphor // ½%, Menthol ½% in a water-miscible base. // Apply directly to the skin to relieve various forms // of skin rashes, pruritus, insect bites and sunburn. // INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL // WINNIPEG // CALGARY // VANCOUVER // CANADA”; stamped on label in black ink: “4 OZ. // (L.) 823111”; embossed on bottom: “D 7 // 3 // 3136”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Length
7.3 cm
Diameter
5.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor tears and distortion to top edge of label; minor fading to bottom of label; minor area of loss to bottom proper left corner
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Document
Document (online)
Reference Comments
“Benzocaine.” ScienceDirect, Elsevier B.V., 2019. Accessed 10 August 2019.
Ingram & Bell Limited. Pharmaceutical Catalogue, 1964.
MDS Inc. “Mds Inc. Annual Information Form for the Year Ended October 31, 2002.” MDS Inc., 2003.
“Cardinal Health Canada Inc.” Canadian Business Resource, Canadian Newspaper Services International Limited, 2019. Accessed 7 August 2019.
Miller, George and Elizabeth A. Jorgensen. “Some Notes on Bottle Mould Numbers from the Dominion Glass Company and its Predecessors.” Parks Canada, 1984.
Research Facts
Calocaine Cream is a calamine topical cream with benzocaine local anesthetic; it was marketed by Ingram & Bell as a treatment for a variety of skin irritations, including rashes from poison ivy and poison oak, insect bites, sunburn, heat rash, and pruritus ani.
Ingram & Bell Limited was a medical supply company first established in Toronto in 1905; the company became a Canadian leader in the distribution of medical products; their wide selection included equipment, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals; as the company grew, they established branches in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver; became Ingram & Bell Inc. and 49% owned by MDS in 1986; MDS acquired 100% in 1993; became Source Medical Corporation after merger with Allegiance Healthcare Canada Inc. in 1997; acquired by Cardinal Health Canada Inc. in 2005.
The D in diamond symbol and date codes embossed on the bottom indicates the jar itself was made by Canadian glass manufacturer Dominion Glass Company at the factory in Point St. Charles, Quebec; the progressive line system month code and “7” year code, along with the Ingram & Bell logo, signify it was produced in either 1957 or 1967.
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Essentials of Diseases of the Skin, 5th Edition [medical reference book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15032
Dates
1903
Collection
Robert McKenzie Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Dermatology
Accession Number
013007005
Description
Small blue fabric covered book on medical topics in the field of dermatology; front cover contains the publisher's name, title and author printed in white ink; spine also has the title of the book printed on it in white ink; numerous illustrations of skin diseases; starting from the table of conten…
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Accession Number
013007005
Author
Henry W. Stelwagon, M.D., PhD
Collection
Robert McKenzie Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Description
Small blue fabric covered book on medical topics in the field of dermatology; front cover contains the publisher's name, title and author printed in white ink; spine also has the title of the book printed on it in white ink; numerous illustrations of skin diseases; starting from the table of contents to the index, pages 11 to 276; this does not include the prefaces and additional pages, which outline other books published by W.B. Saunders & Company; inside of the book consists of content printed in blank ink and drawings / images to accompany the content in black ink and monochrome, respectively.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's great-grandfather, Robert McKenzie, M.D, graduated from McGill University Class of 1905.
Maker
W. B. Saunders & Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1903
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream, brown
ink: black, white
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
On the front: "Saunders' Question Compends // ESSENTIALS OF // DISEASES OF THE SKIN // HENRY W. STELWAGON, M.D., PhD; on the spine: "ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKIN; on the frontispiece: "DORLAND'S // AMERICAN ILLUSTRATED // MEDICAL DICTIONARY // For Students and Practitioners"; "THE // AMERICAN POCKET // MEDICAL DICTIONARY"; "PREFACE TO FOURTH EDITION"; "PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION"; "CONTENTS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
18.4 cm
Width
13.0 cm
Depth
2.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The spine and edges of the book are worn; there are stains on the back cover
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1980.18.173
Description
A corked bottle with squared sides and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a narrow neck with a collar and a lip; the four sides of the bottle are slightly indented; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.173
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dermatology
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A corked bottle with squared sides and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a narrow neck with a collar and a lip; the four sides of the bottle are slightly indented; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Bingham's Pharmacy
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "FRECKLE // LOTION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 18.4 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
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hair trimmer comb

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15217
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Category
Home Health Care
Hygiene
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Home Health
Hygiene
Patient Care
Accession Number
015011014 a-e
Description
Yellow plastic trapezoidal hair trimmer comb with two razor blades, one on each side and both lined with plastic guards meant to comb through hair at two different short lengths such as men's side burns, neck or beard; there are raised letters in the plastic on both flat sides and on the back there…
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Accession Number
015011014 a-e
Category
Home Health Care
Hygiene
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Home Health
Hygiene
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Skin Care
Hair
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene
Description
Yellow plastic trapezoidal hair trimmer comb with two razor blades, one on each side and both lined with plastic guards meant to comb through hair at two different short lengths such as men's side burns, neck or beard; there are raised letters in the plastic on both flat sides and on the back there is a square of plastic which is used to open and close the razor; the razor splits in half so there are two flat yellow pieces inside of which the three razor blades sit, two on one side and one on the other.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - plastic case: Length 8.5 cm X Width 6.3 cm X Height 1.5 cm
b - plastic case: Length 8.5 cm X Width 6.3 cm X Height 0.5 cm
c-e - razors: Length 4.3 cm X Width 2.3 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Date Remarks
Based on the inventions of the safety razor and the twin-blade razor.
Material
plastic: yellow
metal: black
ink: green
Inscriptions
Raised on yellow plastic a): "HAIR // MADE IN BRITISH HONG KONG"; raised on yellow plastic b): "TRIMMING // RAZOR CUT // TO OPEN // PRESS & SLIDE LEFT // SIDE BURNS NECK"; printed on razor blades c,d,e): "Old Man // TRADE MARK".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-4
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Comments
"The Unusual and Deeply Sexist History of Women Removing Their Body Hair", Mic.com, by Rachel Lubit, August 12, 2016: https://www.mic.com/articles/151191/the-unusual-and-deeply-sexist-history-of-women-removing-their-body-hair
"The History of Female Hair Removal", Women's Museum of California, Nov. 22, 2017: https://womensmuseum.wordpress.com/2017/11/22/the-history-of-female-hair-removal/
"It Started With Harper’s Bazaar…" Outskirts of the Twenties, January 5, 2014: https://outskirtsofthetwenties.wordpress.com/2014/01/05/it-started-with-harpers-bazaar/
"How Shaving Works" by Marshall Brain, Howstuffworks, June 26, 2006: https://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/men/shaving-tips/shaving1.htm
"Hair Trimmer Comb: Barber-ism Begins At Home", by bohus, October 7th, 2010: https://www.retrothing.com/2010/10/hair-trimmer-comb-barber-ism-begins-at-home.html
Research Facts
Gillette released the first "safety razor" in 1901 and advertised it heavily. Shaving became inexpensive and easier for men to do more often. In World War One, soldiers were required to shave their faces in order to fit into gas masks. Returning soldiers and advertising from companies like Gillette made being clean shaven fashionable for men, Beards were then unfashionable until the 1960s, and it remains in fashion for men to be clean shaven.
In Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, hair removal was common for both men and women, as it was considered clean and beautiful. They used tweezers, waxes, and pumice stones.
In the Elizabethan Era in Europe, England's Queen Elizabeth I set the trend of women shaping their eyebrows and removing moustaches, as well as removing the hair about the forehead so one's face appreared longer.
In 1915, an ad in the magazine Harper's Bazaar and Gillette's creation of the Milady Décolleté were among the things which urged women to be rid of hair under their arms, and as hemlines rose in the 1940s and 50s, women began shaving their legs in larger numbers and more regularly, a standard which persists to this day.
This hair trimmer comb was meant to be used in order to extend time between hair cuts by simply being combed through the hair to cut off the ends. It cost a dollar or less, and users ran the risk of cutting off much more hair than they originally wished.
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Humphreys Homeopathic No. 14 for simple skin eruptions

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.152
Description
A paper box containing a glass vial of homeopathic remedy.
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Accession Number
1980.18.152
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Homeopathy
Eczema -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A paper box containing a glass vial of homeopathic remedy.
Number Of Parts
2
Maker
Humphreys Medicine Co. Inc.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
paper: beige; dark blue; pink
glass
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
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Dates
1957
circa 1957
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Treatment
Accession Number
006033023
Description
Full octagonal based transparent brown glass Ibaderm (I & B) bottle with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; nearly full white cream; base has slight push up and manufacturer information embossed; flat rectangular side walls with bevelled corners and one rectangular cream and navy pa…
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Accession Number
006033023
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Treatment
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy
Drugs -- topical -- container
Dermatology
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Description
Full octagonal based transparent brown glass Ibaderm (I & B) bottle with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; nearly full white cream; base has slight push up and manufacturer information embossed; flat rectangular side walls with bevelled corners and one rectangular cream and navy paper label with printed product information attached to front and one small label attached to proper left side; slightly round shoulders, short cylindrical neck, flat neck ring and cylindrical finish with external thread; mold lines from base to top and around neck and base; cap has domed top, curved grooves on sides, flat bottom edge, and internal thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Presence of Dominion Glass Company diamond logo, line month code, and “7” year code; presence of “V” prefixed mould number discontinued in the 1950s
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: navy
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front label: “PROFE[Illeg.] SAMPLE // INGRAM & BELL LIMITED // IBADERM // (I & B) // HAND LOTION // BODY RUB // EMOLLIENT // NON GREASY // FAST DRYING // An excellent body // rub for use in the // hospital and nursery // INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL // WINNIPEG // CALGARY // VANCOUVER // 2 FL. OZS.”; printed on side label: “with // HEXACHLORPHENE”; embossed on bottom: “11 OZ. // D 7 // 5 // V-1254”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row A
Length
10.8 cm
Width
4.3 cm
Depth
2.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor fading and scratching all over front label; major abrasion to top of front label, obscuring text
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Document
Document (online)
Website
Reference Comments
Ingram & Bell Limited. Pharmaceutical Catalogue, 1964.
MDS Inc. “Mds Inc. Annual Information Form for the Year Ended October 31, 2002.” MDS Inc., 2003.
“Cardinal Health Canada Inc.” Canadian Business Resource, Canadian Newspaper Services International Limited, 2019. Accessed 7 August 2019.
Miller, George and Elizabeth A. Jorgensen. “Some Notes on Bottle Mould Numbers from the Dominion Glass Company and its Predecessors.” Parks Canada, 1984.
Research Facts
Ibaderm is an antiseptic hand lotion and body rub; it uses a combination of emollients to sooth and cool the skin and bacteriostatic hexachlorophene to stop the spread of bacteria; Ingram & Bell marketed the product to hospitals as a soothing alternative to rubbing alcohol for treatment of bed patients as well as for other skin discomfort.
Ingram & Bell Limited was a medical supply company first established in Toronto in 1905; the company became a Canadian leader in the distribution of medical products; their wide selection included equipment, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals; as the company grew, they established branches in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver; became Ingram & Bell Inc. and 49% owned by MDS in 1986; MDS acquired 100% in 1993; became Source Medical Corporation after merger with Allegiance Healthcare Canada Inc. in 1997; acquired by Cardinal Health Canada Inc. in 2005.
The D in diamond symbol and date codes embossed on the bottom indicates the bottle itself was made by Canadian glass manufacturer Dominion Glass Company in the Hamilton, Ontario factory; the progressive line system month code and “7” year code, along with “V” prefixed mould number discontinued in the 1950s, signify it was produced in 1966
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Dates
1964
1968
circa 1964 – 1968
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Treatment
Accession Number
006033024 a-b
Description
Empty elliptical based semi-transparent white plastic Ibaderm (I & B) squeeze bottle (a) with removable cylindrical semi-transparent white plastic screw nozzle cap (b); bottle base has slight push up and manufacturer logo embossed; product information printed on front and back walls in blue ink; sl…
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Accession Number
006033024 a-b
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Treatment
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy
Drugs -- topical -- container
Dermatology
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty elliptical based semi-transparent white plastic Ibaderm (I & B) squeeze bottle (a) with removable cylindrical semi-transparent white plastic screw nozzle cap (b); bottle base has slight push up and manufacturer logo embossed; product information printed on front and back walls in blue ink; slightly rounded shoulders, short cylindrical neck, round neck ring, and cylindrical finish with external continuous thread; mold lines on sides from base to top; nozzle has vertical indents in sides, internal continuous thread, and two hollow cylindrical projections on top; cylindrical cap with interior molded to fit on nozzle top attached with thin rectangular strip of plastic.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – bottle – Length 8.0 cm Width 4.4 cm Depth 2.3 cm
b – nozzle cap – Length 2.5 cm Diameter 2.5 cm
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1964
1968
circa 1964 – 1968
Date Remarks
Size not yet available in Ingram & Bell 1964 catalogue; presence of Ingram & Bell logo discontinued in late 1960s (at least up to 1968)
Material
plastic: white
ink: blue, black
Inscriptions
Printed on front of bottle: “INGRAM & BELL LIMITED // IBADERM // (I & B) // WITH HEXACHLORPHENE // HAND LOTION - BODY RUB // INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL // WINNIPEG // CALGARY // VANCOUVER”; printed on back of bottle: “ANTISEPTIC // EMOLLIENT // NON GREASY // FAST DRYING // AN EXCELLENT BODY // RUB FOR USE IN THE // HOSPITAL AND NURSERY”; stamped on bottom in black ink: “(L) 260190”; embossed on logo on bottom of bottle: “P”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row D
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor fading to ink stamp on bottom of bottle; minor tear to plastic strip between cap and nozzle top
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Document
Document (online)
Website
Reference Comments
Ingram & Bell Limited. Pharmaceutical Catalogue, 1964.
MDS Inc. “Mds Inc. Annual Information Form for the Year Ended October 31, 2002.” MDS Inc., 2003.
“Cardinal Health Canada Inc.” Canadian Business Resource, Canadian Newspaper Services International Limited, 2019. Accessed 7 August 2019.
Research Facts
Ibaderm is an antiseptic hand lotion and body rub; it uses a combination of emollients to sooth and cool the skin and bacteriostatic hexachlorophene to stop the spread of bacteria; Ingram & Bell marketed the product to hospitals as a soothing alternative to rubbing alcohol for treatment of bed patients as well as for other skin discomfort.
Ingram & Bell Limited was a medical supply company first established in Toronto in 1905; the company became a Canadian leader in the distribution of medical products; their wide selection included equipment, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals; as the company grew, they established branches in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver; became Ingram & Bell Inc. and 49% owned by MDS in 1986; MDS acquired 100% in 1993; became Source Medical Corporation after merger with Allegiance Healthcare Canada Inc. in 1997; acquired by Cardinal Health Canada Inc. in 2005.
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