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Dates
1957
circa 1957
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003246 a-b
Description
Oil cup, which consists of a round metal container (a) with a flat bottom, smooth, straight sides, and a round top opening above a metal ridge, and a round, metal lid (b) with a straight, open lip around its rim, and a round, closed handle extending from the centre of its convex surface.
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Accession Number
000003246 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
Oil cup, which consists of a round metal container (a) with a flat bottom, smooth, straight sides, and a round top opening above a metal ridge, and a round, metal lid (b) with a straight, open lip around its rim, and a round, closed handle extending from the centre of its convex surface.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 2.1 cm x Diam. 7.7 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Glaxo Allenburys
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Similar item in 1957 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal at the bottom of the container: "GLAXO ALLENBURYS // 598/3S // TAWLITE // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-8
Condition Remarks
There were several brown deposits on the inner surface of the container, in the groove near the top opening; there was a patch of this deposit on the side of the lid's handle, and adhesive residue on the lid's convex surface; there were some translucent patches of inactive corrosion on one outer side of the container; there were no breaks or dents.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Cox, retured RN from KPH; "A Catalogue of Operation Tables Sterilizers Hospital Furniture Surgical Instruments Appliances Ligatures & Sutures," Allen & Hanburys, Ltd., 1957, p. 626 (similar to item #53612) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
Identified by C.Cox as an oil cup; very similer to Allen & Hanburys dressing jar in the catalogue as well; could have been used for both. Similar to 000.003.245,
Images
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