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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
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glass gauze packing container

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Dates
1872
circa 1872
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997037542
Description
(a) A glass packing container for gauze; container resembles a test tube but has a flat bottom; the container is stoppered with a cork that is stuck in; (b) a paper label from the container has become unfixed; a small piece remains attached, but for the most part it is detached; the container is em…
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Accession Number
997037542
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Bandages
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
(a) A glass packing container for gauze; container resembles a test tube but has a flat bottom; the container is stoppered with a cork that is stuck in; (b) a paper label from the container has become unfixed; a small piece remains attached, but for the most part it is detached; the container is empty.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - packing container - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
b - label - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 4.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Ingram & Bell Ltd. (Canada)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: off-white; blue
Inscriptions
Printed on label in blue inside a rectangular box: "SELVEDGE EDGE // ABSORBENT PACKING GAUZE // 10 1 / yards long inch wide // [long line] // Prepared in England for // Ingram & Bell Ltd., // TORO [illeg.], MONTREAL, // [illeg.] N [illeg.} G, CALGARY // [illeg.] VANCOUVER."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Condition Remarks
(a) The cork stopper is unremovable; (b) label on container is torn on bottom half, causing some words to be illegible or missing; beneath the bottom of the label it appears as though a second label may have been adhered at some point because there is paper residue on the surface of the glass; there is also a large stain on the bottom half of the label; the glue has deteriorated such that the label is detached and glue residue can be seen on the glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Images
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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
000003245 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, 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
000003245 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, 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 4.5 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 2.2 cm x Diam. 7.7 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
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: "ALLEN & HANBURYS // 598/3 // TAWLITE // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-8
Condition Remarks
Container and lid shows only minor signs of wear; there were patches of adhesive deposit on the top surface of the lid; the object was dusty.
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 #2
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.
Images
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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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