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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000003192
Description
Glass mortar, which consists of a circular glass cup with thick walls and a shallow, closed lip and pouring spout at its top, forming a circular opening; the cup is closed at its bottom, and its walls taper, then flare to form a circular base that is less in diameter than the cup it supports.
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Accession Number
000003192
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
Glass mortar, which consists of a circular glass cup with thick walls and a shallow, closed lip and pouring spout at its top, forming a circular opening; the cup is closed at its bottom, and its walls taper, then flare to form a circular base that is less in diameter than the cup it supports.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1960s catalogue
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the base, "20Z1C" appears in raised glass letters
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 6.7 cm x Diam. 8.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The mortar was disty; it showed minor signs of wear in the form of small scratches; there were no chips or breaks.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 243 (similar to item #5H-433) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
Mortar has no pestle, unlike image in catalogue.
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000003193
Description
Glass mortar, which consists of a circular glass cup with thick walls and a shallow, closed lip and pouring spout at its top, forming a circular opening; the cup is closed at its bottom, and its walls taper, then flare to form a circular base that is less in diameter than the cup it supports.
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Accession Number
000003193
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
Glass mortar, which consists of a circular glass cup with thick walls and a shallow, closed lip and pouring spout at its top, forming a circular opening; the cup is closed at its bottom, and its walls taper, then flare to form a circular base that is less in diameter than the cup it supports.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1960s catalogue
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the base, "20Z1C" appears in raised glass letters
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 6.7 cm x Diam. 8.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The mortar was disty; it showed minor signs of wear in the form of small scratches; there were no chips or breaks.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 243 (similar to item #5H-433) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
Mortar has no pestle, unlike image in catalogue.
Images
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000003194
Description
Glass mortar, which consists of a circular glass cup with thick walls and a shallow, closed lip and pouring spout at its top, forming a circular opening; the cup is closed at its bottom, and its walls taper, then flare to form a circular base that is less in diameter than the cup it supports.
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Accession Number
000003194
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
Glass mortar, which consists of a circular glass cup with thick walls and a shallow, closed lip and pouring spout at its top, forming a circular opening; the cup is closed at its bottom, and its walls taper, then flare to form a circular base that is less in diameter than the cup it supports.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1960s catalogue
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the base, "20Z1C" appears in raised glass letters
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 6.7 cm x Diam. 8.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The mortar was dusty; it showed minor signs of wear in the form of small scratches; there were no chips or breaks.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 243 (similar to item #5H-433) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
Mortar has no pestle, unlike image in catalogue.
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glass mortar and pestle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9926
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997001628
Accession Number
997001628
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre - Radium exhibit, May 12, 1998
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glass mortar and pestle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13283
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010020161 a-b
Description
Clear glass mortar and pestle; mortar (a) with smooth interior, rounded at bottom; interior is visible through glass sides; translucent glass pestle (b) with rounded bottom, tapers toward top; round knob at top, flattened on one side.
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Accession Number
010020161 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
Clear glass mortar and pestle; mortar (a) with smooth interior, rounded at bottom; interior is visible through glass sides; translucent glass pestle (b) with rounded bottom, tapers toward top; round knob at top, flattened on one side.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mortar - Size: Depth 3.2 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
b - pestle - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Bottom edges of mortar are chipped; large chip at bottom; interior is darkened, scratched from use; pestle in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
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 David Epp of Richmond, British Columbia
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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
997037184
Description
A small, flat-bottomed porcelain dish with thick, rounded sides that extend to a smooth, rounded top edge that has a moulded pouring spout; the outer surface is smooth and glazed, while the interior surface is slightly more porous; the matching pestle is missing.
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Accession Number
997037184
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
A small, flat-bottomed porcelain dish with thick, rounded sides that extend to a smooth, rounded top edge that has a moulded pouring spout; the outer surface is smooth and glazed, while the interior surface is slightly more porous; the matching pestle is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Guernsey
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird medical practice
Material
porcelain: off-white
Inscriptions
An arrow-shaped maker's mark is imprinted on one side just below the top edge; printed under glaze: "GUERNSEY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8
Dimension Notes
Depth 6.2 cm x Diam. 11.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Mortar is scuffed on bottom with scratches along the edge; inside bottom is slightly stained; there is no pestle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., the Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, 1915, p. 2345 (similar to item B/-9872)
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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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
997037271
Description
A mortar that is a solid glass cube with ground, flattened edges; the top centre features a raised square through which a cylindrical hole has been drilled; the bottom of this cylinder is rounded and the walls are grooved
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Accession Number
997037271
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
A mortar that is a solid glass cube with ground, flattened edges; the top centre features a raised square through which a cylindrical hole has been drilled; the bottom of this cylinder is rounded and the walls are grooved
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks start of Bird medical practice
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 7.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Mortar is chipped along edges and has extensive scratching on bottom surface; mortar is very clean with only minor staining
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141," CENCO, Toronto, 1942, p. 63 (similar to item 17355 but made of glass) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
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mortar and pestle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10647
Dates
1875
1900
circa 1875-1900
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050028 a-b
Description
A heavy unglazed porcelain mortar and pestle set; the mortar (a) is bowl shaped with a spout cut in the rim for pouring and has a flat base; the pestle (b) consists of a porcelain base and a shaped wooden handle.
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Accession Number
003050028 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
A heavy unglazed porcelain mortar and pestle set; the mortar (a) is bowl shaped with a spout cut in the rim for pouring and has a flat base; the pestle (b) consists of a porcelain base and a shaped wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mortar - Size: Height 9.7 cm x Diam. 17 cm
b - pestle - Size: Length 25 cm x Diam. 5.8 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1875
1900
circa 1875-1900
Date Remarks
Ceramic mortars were invented in 1780 but due to the nature of this collection it is probably much later, most likely late 19th century.
Material
earthenware: cream
wood: brown
Inscriptions
"MADE IN// ENGLAND// 5" engraved on the base of the mortar; "5" engraved on the head of the pestle near where it meets the wood
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “March Towards Medicine” stored in Rm 2017
Condition Remarks
The mortar is stained on the inside and outside; #2: minor stains; pestle has a minor surface crack around the base.
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Victorian Chemist and Druggist", by W.A. Jackson, Shire Publications Ltd, Buckinghamshire, England, 1981; Kingston City Directories; CD #9.
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection
Exhibit History
(b) On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2.
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mortar and pestle

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Dates
1900
1993
circa 1900-1993
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
994002001 a-b
Description
Marble mortar and marble/oak pestle used at KGH Pharmacy; pestle has turned oak handle with 6-pound marble (?) head which has wide adhesive tape holding marble to wood; mortar is very stained on inside and outside
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Accession Number
994002001 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
Marble mortar and marble/oak pestle used at KGH Pharmacy; pestle has turned oak handle with 6-pound
marble (?) head which has wide adhesive tape holding marble to wood; mortar is very
stained on inside and outside
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mortar - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Diameter19.5
b - pestle - Size: Length 26.3 cm. x Diameter5.7
Provenance
Used at KGH Pharmacy
Dates
1900
1993
circa 1900-1993
Material
marble (?): cream
wood: tan
Inscriptions
On pestle: "6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Condition Remarks
(a): stained, shows wear; (b): tape holding together; (2): bowl is stained; chip on outside rim; pestle is held together with old tape.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Exhibit History
On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
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mortar and pestle

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.170.1 a-b
Description
Glass mortar with spout; seams and bubbles suggest poured glass; pestle has knob at one end, seams along the side and bubbles in the glass.
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Accession Number
1969.170.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
Glass mortar with spout; seams and bubbles suggest poured glass; pestle has knob at one end, seams along the side and bubbles in the glass.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mortar - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 9.5 cm
b - pestle - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On base of mortar, in raised glass: "4 OZ"; on the pestle is marked "4" near the knob at the top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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