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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003177
Description
The solution basic is a deep, stainless steel bowl with a flat base, flat, slightly curving sides, and a shallow, open lip surrounding a wide,circular opening; the outer surface of the base has a raised metal ring around the edge to provide support; there is a partially removed piece of masking tap…
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Accession Number
000003177
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
Description
The solution basic is a deep, stainless steel bowl with a flat base, flat, slightly curving sides, and a shallow, open lip surrounding a wide,circular opening; the outer surface of the base has a raised metal ring around the edge to provide support; there is a partially removed piece of masking tape placed horizontally on the outer surface of the basin's side; another piece of masking tape is placed horizontally on the inner surface of the basin's side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in 1960s catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On the outer bottom surface of the basin, "J.F. HARTZ CO" is stamped into the metal; on the outer surface of the basin's side, a piece of masking tape with black magic marker printing reads, "Bento"; on the inner surface of the basin's side, a piece of masking tape with black ballpoint pen printing reads, "good"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 34.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The basin was slightly dusty; there was a white residue running along the bottom edge of the open lip; the basin showed signs of moderate wear, including two small dents and minor scratches on inner and outer surfaces; there was no significant corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 267 (similar to item #7H-304-6) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Images
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straight razor strop

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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004019
Description
Leather strop used for sharpening razor blades has round braided loop for hanging attached to upper metal clamp; bottom of strop is notched and pointed
Accession Number
993004019
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Household Articles
Description
Leather strop used for sharpening razor blades has round braided loop for hanging attached
to upper metal clamp; bottom of strop is notched and pointed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Autostrop Safety Razor Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
leather: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on metal band: front: "VALET AutoStrop"; back: AUTOSTROP SAFETY RAZOR CO. LTD. //
TORONTO / CANADA // H.J. Gaisman PRESIDENT; on front of leather strop, bottom: VALET //
AUTOSTROP // STROP // PART OF // MODEL-C // OUTFIT // MADE IN CANADA; and has diagram
of safety razor
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 38.0 cm. x Width: 4.0 cm. x Depth: 0.1 mm.
Condition Remarks
shows extreme wear on bottom; #2: leather slightly worn
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