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stereoscopic skin clinic

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Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1976.53.1 a-d
Description
Cardboard box (a,b) contains a "Holmes type" stereoscope (c) with a lightweight metal hood painted black, gold-flecked; a piece of red-stained wood extends horizontally for the attachment of the card holder; wooden handle is adjustable to a horizontal or vertical position; the wooden card holder (d…
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Accession Number
1976.53.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Education, Medical
Skin Diseases -- audiovisual aids
Description
Cardboard box (a,b) contains a "Holmes type" stereoscope (c) with a lightweight metal hood painted black, gold-flecked; a piece of red-stained wood extends horizontally for the attachment of the card holder; wooden handle is adjustable to a horizontal or vertical position; the wooden card holder (d) fits onto (c) and is held in place by a metal piece and has two metal brackets to hold cards; the box also has an index; there are 136 cards (not separately numbered).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 33.0 cm x Width 12.7 cm x Depth 14.0 cm
b - lid
c - stereoscope -Size: Length 31.7 cm x Width 12.8 cm x Depth 10.2 cm
d - card holder - Size: Length 17.3 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Medical Art Pub. Co
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Date Remarks
Patent date given as Aug. 2, 1904.
Material
cardboard: red
metal: black; yellow
wood: red
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Label on box reads: "The STEREOSCOPIC SKIN CLINIC; RAINFORTH. NEW YORK, MEDICAL ART PUBLISHING"; imprinted on hood of (c): "EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE INTERNATIONAL 1900"; on wooden card holder: "PATENT AUG 2, 1904"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C8-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Identical to 1920.2.1; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Writer: S.I. Rainforth, MD.
Images
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