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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037034 a-b
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a flat bottom; the thin glass body flares slightly before tapering dramatically to a short neck that has a pronounced lip that flares out around the bottle opening; a red and white label is attached to the front of the bottle; the …
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Accession Number
997037034 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a flat bottom; the thin glass body flares slightly before tapering dramatically to a short neck that has a pronounced lip that flares out around the bottle opening; a red and white label is attached to the front of the bottle; the glass stopper (b) is mushroom-shaped with a stem that flares before tapering to a flat end; the stem is coated with leak-proof grindings that seal the bottle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.5 x Diam. 4.0 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; discoloured white
Inscriptions
The red and white handwritten label (torn) on front reads, "Acid Carbo"; embossed on top of glass stopper: "8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Bottle shows significant cracking around lip of neck; glass is cloudy from years of chemical storage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," by CENCO (Central Scientific Company of Canada), copyright 1942, p. 62 (similar to item 10430)
Images
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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037042 a-b
Description
A hand-made glass bottle with a manufacturer's pontil mark on the bottom; the cylindrical body of thick glass flares slightly before tapering to a medium-length neck that has a pronounced lip that turns outwards; the body of the bottle has a red and white label on both front and back; the glass st…
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Accession Number
997037042 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A hand-made glass bottle with a manufacturer's pontil mark on the bottom; the cylindrical body of thick glass flares slightly before tapering to a medium-length neck that has a pronounced lip that turns outwards; the body of the bottle has a red and white label on both front and back; the glass stopper (b) is mushroom-shaped with a flat top and a stem that tapers to a flattened end; the stem has leak-proof grindings that seal the bottle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.5 x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; discoloured white
Inscriptions
Handwritten label on front of bottle reads, "Acid Muir Del"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Condition Remarks
Bottle shows minor staining and clouding on interior walls
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," by CENCO (Central Scientific Company of Canada), copyright 1942, p. 62 (similar to item 10430)
Images
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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037040 a-b
Description
(a) A machine-made glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a flat bottom; it has a cylindrical body that tapers to a short neck that turns upwards in a pronounced lip; a paper label is attached to the body of the bottle; the glass stopper (b) is mushroom-shaped with manufacture seams …
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Accession Number
997037040 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) A machine-made glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a flat bottom; it has a cylindrical body that tapers to a short neck that turns upwards in a pronounced lip; a paper label is attached to the body of the bottle; the glass stopper (b) is mushroom-shaped with manufacture seams on both sides; it has a tapered stem with leak-proof grindings
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Diam. 6.1cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.4 x Diam. 3.2 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; discoloured white
paint: white
Inscriptions
A handwritten label on the front of the bottle reads, "Acid Phospho [illegible]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Condition Remarks
Small flecks of white paint on interior walls of bottle; label is partly loose; writing on label is faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," by CENCO (Central Scientific Company of Canada), copyright 1942, p. 62 (similar to item 10430)
Images
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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037430 a-b
Description
A hand-made glass bottle (a) with a definitive pontil on the bottom; the cylindrical body of thick glass tapers to a short neck and has a pronounced lip that extends slightly outwards; the body of the bottle has a red and white label on the front; the glass stopper (b) is mushroom-shaped with a fla…
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Accession Number
997037430 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A hand-made glass bottle (a) with a definitive pontil on the bottom; the cylindrical body of thick glass tapers to a short neck and has a pronounced lip that extends slightly outwards; the body of the bottle has a red and white label on the front; the glass stopper (b) is mushroom-shaped with a flat top and a stem that tapers to a concave end; the stem has a leak-proof ground surface that seal the bottle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - medicine bottle - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Diam. 5.7 cm
b - stopper - Size: Depth 3.6 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; discoloured white
Inscriptions
Written on the label are the words, "Acid Tartarie"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Both glass stopper and medicine bottle are slightly dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottlers and Bottles, Canadian," by S. & O. Urquhart, 1976, p. 53 (similar to item 307)
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037036 a-b
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a flat bottom that has a circular manufacturer's pentil mark; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper dramatically to a longer neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a red and white label is at…
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Accession Number
997037036 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a flat bottom that has a circular manufacturer's pentil mark; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper dramatically to a longer neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a red and white label is attached to the front of the bottle; the glass stopper (b) is mushroom-shaped with a flat top and a stem that flares before tapering to a flat end; the stem has been coated with leak-proof grindings that seal the bottle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - stopper - Size: Length 2.5 x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; white
Inscriptions
Handwritten label on front of bottle reads, "Ammon. Arv [illegible]"; on bottom of bottle, a flattened diamond shape with a "D" in the centre
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Condition Remarks
Bottle is structurally sound but shows significant staining on bottom half of interior walls
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," by CENCO (Central Scientific Company of Canada), copyright 1942, p. 62 (similar to item 10430, except for smaller stopper)
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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
000003252 a-b
Description
Applicator jar, which consists of a cylindrical stainless steel container (a) with a flat, closed bottom and round, open top, and a circular lid (b) with short sides, a flat top, and a central metal strip handle; the lid (b) fits over the opening of container (a), resting on a shallow groove that r…
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Accession Number
000003252 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Applicator jar, which consists of a cylindrical stainless steel container (a) with a flat, closed bottom and round, open top, and a circular lid (b) with short sides, a flat top, and a central metal strip handle; the lid (b) fits over the opening of container (a), resting on a shallow groove that runs along the edges of the container's mouth.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
b - lid- Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Vollrath Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheboygan
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item in 1960 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On the outer bottom of the container, "8870 // STAINLESS STEEL // VOLLRATH [with a line design above and below the word] // SHEBOYGAN, WI. // U.S.A." is stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N2-6
Condition Remarks
There were fingerprint marks and other small deposits on the outer surface of the container; there was a brown deposit in the ridge along the mouth of the container; there were no breaks or signs of corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 268 (similar to item #7H-336) (see attached photocopy); also see 000.003.253; CD #4
Research Facts
Used to store sterile swabs, tongue depressors, etc.; similar to 000.003.253.
Images
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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
000003253 a-b
Description
Applicator jar, which consists of a cylindrical stainless steel container (a) with a flat, closed bottom and round, open top, and a circular lid (b) with short sides, a flat top, and a central metal strip handle; the lid (b) fits over the opening of container (a), resting on a shallow groove that r…
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Accession Number
000003253 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Applicator jar, which consists of a cylindrical stainless steel container (a) with a flat, closed bottom and round, open top, and a circular lid (b) with short sides, a flat top, and a central metal strip handle; the lid (b) fits over the opening of container (a), resting on a shallow groove that runs along the edges of the container's mouth.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
b - lid- Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Vollrath Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheboygan
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item in 1960 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On the outer bottom of the container, "8870 // STAINLESS STEEL // VOLLRATH [with a line design above and below the word] // SHEBOYGAN, WI. // U.S.A." is stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N2-6
Condition Remarks
There were fingerprint marks and other small deposits on the outer surface of the container; there was a thick brown deposit in the ridge along the mouth of the container, and along the rim of the lid; there were purple deposits on the inner bottom of the container; there were no breaks or signs of corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 268 (similar to item #7H-336) (see attached photocopy); also see 000.003.252; CD #4
Research Facts
Used to store sterile swabs, tongue depressors, etc.; similar to 000.003.252.
Images
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automatic dispenser, topical medical

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004029
Description
Automatic topical medical dispenser made of frosted molded glass has stainless steel cap with flip-up lid; lid opens to a sloped center with small opening; unable to remove lid but appears to be a metal apparatus for raising objects inside; catalogue description reads: "Automatic topical medical di…
Accession Number
993004029
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Administration, Topical -- instrumentation
Disinfection
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Automatic topical medical dispenser made of frosted molded glass has stainless steel cap
with flip-up lid; lid opens to a sloped center with small opening; unable to remove lid
but appears to be a metal apparatus for raising objects inside; catalogue description reads:
"Automatic topical medical dispenser -- fluid never exposed until used. Light pressure of
applicator or sponge on despensing disk pumps fluid to surface. No caps to remove and
replace -- no need to touch bottle. Airtight check valve in stainless steel pump unit
eliminates evaporation and contamination over long periods, yet is always ready for
instant use."
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott; American Hospital Supply Catalogue order # 12040-020
Material
glass: frosted
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Raised design underneath: "2 OZ // .15 (A) 48 // U.S.A."; printed under lift-up cap: "MENDAUSA
// STAINLESS // PAT. PEND."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 1009
1009-8-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.0 cm. x Diam. : 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage; #3: some matter stuck to bottom; dirty
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004008 a-j
Description
White wall-mounted adhesive rack in use until Dr. Bracken's death; removable metal rod holds various adhesives
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Accession Number
993004008 a-j
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
White wall-mounted adhesive rack in use until Dr. Bracken's death; removable metal rod
holds various adhesives
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - container - Size:
b - rod - Size: Length 33.0 cm. x Diameter1.4 cm.
c-h - wall screws - Size: Length 2.0 cm. x Width 0.8 cm.
i-j - tape - Size: Length 5.0 cm. x Diameter9.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Curity
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
In use until Dr. Bracken's death
Material
metal: white
Inscriptions
Printed on metal foil label: CURITY // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // DUST PROOF // ADHESIVE
RACK // KEEP COVER CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE // MADE IN U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-1
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004219
Description
Black and gold metal one-piece box with inside divider to pull out three sizes of medicated gauze -- 3", 2 1/2", and 1 1/2" widths -- diagrams and instructions are contained inside tin; empty of original Elastoplast gauze
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Accession Number
993004219
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Black and gold metal one-piece box with inside divider to pull out three sizes of medicated
gauze -- 3", 2 1/2", and 1 1/2" widths -- diagrams and instructions are contained inside tin;
empty of original Elastoplast gauze
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
T.J. Smith & Nephew Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
metal: black; yellow
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on top of box: Elastoplast // BRAND // SURGERY CASE // CONTAINING // DRESSING
STRIPS // CONSISTING OF // MEDICATED GAUZE PAD BISMUTH SUBGALLATE 2/3% // ON ZINC OXIDE ELASTIC
PLASTER // No proprietary rights are claimed in the manufacture of this plaster, // except in
respect of the registered trade mark "Elastoplast." // MADE IN ENGLAND By T.J. SMITH & NEPHEW
LTD. // LONDON HULL MANCHESTER GLASGOW
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.2 cm. x Width: 11.8 cm. x Depth: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
dents; grime shows wear; inside has stains and scratches
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
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