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advertising clock sign

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Mrs. Betty Young Macpherson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
004004006
Description
Decorative double sided hanging cardboard advertising clock sign stating "Doctor is In" and "Doctor is Out"; clock face with adjustable metal hands on one side; metal eyelet for hanging; advertising Veracolate with manufacturers logo.
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Accession Number
004004006
Collection
Mrs. Betty Young Macpherson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Location Directories and Signs
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- sign, office
Description
Decorative double sided hanging cardboard advertising clock sign stating "Doctor is In" and "Doctor is Out"; clock face with adjustable metal hands on one side; metal eyelet for hanging; advertising Veracolate with manufacturers logo.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor's father Dr. Frank Stevenson Young, Seeley's Bay , Ontario
Maker
The Marcy Co. Manufacturing Chemists
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red,white, yellow
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed: "Doctor // is // IN // Please be Seated // VERACOLATE // A True Cholagogue"; in the logo: "MANUFACTURES OF PHARMACEUTICALS // MARCY // Doctor // is Out // Will Return At"; "The // MARCY CO. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // BOSTON, MASS."; clock face:"VERACOLATE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Dimension Notes
Length 18.1 cm x Width 13.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard creased and torn, missing areas; several minor tears around edges; foxing throughout; one corner shows signs of impact; metal hand warped
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Research Facts
Sign used by the donor's father Dr. Frank Stevenson Young in his doctor's office sometime between 1908-1947 in Seeleys Bay, Ont.
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Dates
1927
1979
circa 1927-1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
997037575
Description
Metal-framed business sign for doctor's office, consisting of a wooden rectangle with a glass front face and painted wood beneath; frame has four mounting brackets attached to back perimeter of sign: two on top, two on bottom, each approximately 9 cm from edge; back is solid and flat; frame is atta…
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Accession Number
997037575
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Location Directories and Signs
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- sign, office
Description
Metal-framed business sign for doctor's office, consisting of a wooden rectangle with a glass front face and painted wood beneath; frame has four mounting brackets attached to back perimeter of sign: two on top, two on bottom, each approximately 9 cm from edge; back is solid and flat; frame is attached by 15 screws along outside edge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Dates
1927
1979
circa 1927-1979
Date Remarks
Spans working life of Dr. H. G. Bird
Material
glass: clear
metal: black
wood: black; yellow
Inscriptions
Stencilled in paint on front: "DR. GODFREY BIRD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-16
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 62.0 cm x Width 23.0 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Green tarnish on frame, spots of inactive corrosion; dried paint on glass; paint chipped on lettering; sticky residue on glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Lifetime in Medicine." by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
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doctor's office sign

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Dates
1930
1980
1930-1980
Collection
Dr. Charles Basil Garner Church Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
000015003
Description
Brass sign; on one side it has the hours of operation the other indicates patients can walk in; two screw holes on top of walk in side; two much smaller holes on the side edges.
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Accession Number
000015003
Collection
Dr. Charles Basil Garner Church Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Location Directories and Signs
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- sign, office
Description
Brass sign; on one side it has the hours of operation the other indicates patients can walk in; two screw holes on top of walk in side; two much smaller holes on the side edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charles Basil Garner Church, the donor's father in law; he may have practiced in Perth Ontario; 1930-1980.
Dates
1930
1980
1930-1980
Date Remarks
Date based on when the doctor was practising.
Material
metal: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed in black ink on the front in side depressions made for the letters "WALK IN"; on the back printed in black ink in depressions made for the characters "OFFICE HOURS // 2 TO 4 P.M. // AND BY // APPOINTMENT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-15
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
There are some streaks on the front indicating it was not well wiped when last polished; the back shows many signs of water getting behind it; there is paint; corrosion, and dirt.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: "Potions, Pills and Prescriptions"; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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informational sign

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13133
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020044
Description
Rectangular fibreboard informational sign; letters painted in black on yellow background with grey paint on sides; clear varnish covering front; piece of plastic made to look like varnished wood glued on back; silver attachment on back to mount on wall
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Accession Number
010020044
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Offices
Location Directories and Signs
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- sign, office
Description
Rectangular fibreboard informational sign; letters painted in black on yellow background with grey paint on sides; clear varnish covering front; piece of plastic made to look like varnished wood glued on back; silver attachment on back to mount on wall
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on donors remarks
Material
fibreboard: brown
paint: yellow, black, grey
plastic: brown
metal: silver
fabric: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Painted on sign: "DOCTOR SNOW // DENTIST // HERE TODAY"; printed on white fabric strip on back: "CLAIRE CRAFT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 30.6 cm x Width 23.7 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Varnish very scratched and chipped; dark marks, perhaps watermarks, underneath varnish on sign
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
J. Diane Snow
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by J. Diane Snow from Vancouver, British Columbia and was originally owned by her father Dr. Cecil Montague Snow, who used it during 1929-1942 while traveling around rural Saskatchewan, after which he settled in Calgary, Alberta; he graduated from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland in 1916
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #5, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
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informational sign

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13134
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020045
Description
Rectangular fibreboard informational sign; letters painted in black on yellow background with grey paint on sides; drawn lines to write in time and place; text surrounded by border of small black squares; clear varnish covering front; piece of plastic made to look like varnished wood glued on back;…
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Accession Number
010020045
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Offices
Location Directories and Signs
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- sign, office
Description
Rectangular fibreboard informational sign; letters painted in black on yellow background with grey paint on sides; drawn lines to write in time and place; text surrounded by border of small black squares; clear varnish covering front; piece of plastic made to look like varnished wood glued on back; silver attachment on back to mount on wall
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
fibreboard: brown
paint: yellow, black, grey
plastic: brown
metal: silver
fabric: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Painted on sign: "DR. SNOW // DENTIST // Will Be In // At // On"; printed on sign: "ARCOL"; printed on white fabric strip on back: "CLAIRE CRAFT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 21.7 cm x Width 13.4 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Yellow darkened; enamel chipping around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
J. Diane Snow
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by J. Diane Snow from Vancouver, British Columbia and was originally owned by her father Dr. Cecil Montague Snow, who used it during 1929-1942 while traveling around rural Saskatchewan, after which he settled in Calgary, Alberta; he graduated from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland in 1916
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
993004302
Description
Rectangular name plate "Dr. C.M. Bracken" -- letters black slate 6 cm high and "Physician" 4 cm high -- 0.5 cm hole in each corner for fastening
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Accession Number
993004302
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Location Directories and Signs
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- sign, office
Description
Rectangular name plate "Dr. C.M. Bracken" -- letters black slate 6 cm high and "Physician"
4 cm high -- 0.5 cm hole in each corner for fastening
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. C.M. Bracken during some portion of practice
Maker
Pritchard and Andrews
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Date Remarks
Years of Dr. Bracken's practice; donor states this plate was outside practice on George Street
in Brockville; unknown as to whether it was in use in Athens prior to 1936 move to Brockville
Material
metal: black
slate: black
Inscriptions
"Pritchard and Andrews, Ottawa" stamped in lower right face
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-13
Dimension Notes
Length: 41.0 cm. x Width: 20.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
#1: "D" is missing a piece in upper left corner and is unstable; stabilization required prior
to display; verso is corroded -- it was not coated and shows corrosion from attachment to surface,
but does not appear to be active; #2: slate is missing from most of the letters, except
remnants in the "C", "a", "k" and "n" of C.M. Bracken as well as the periods; we are unsure
as to when this damage occurred -- pieces were not found in the exhibit case
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Exhibit History
Bracken Exhibit, Hall of Honour; removed Sept. 27 1997
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