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sphygmograph case

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.3.43 a-h
Description
Wooden case (h) containing a set of tambours for recording pulses; (a) is a writing lever and holds tambour; (b-d) are metal tambours that are cup-shaped and have handles; (e-g) are black plastic pistons that fit in the drums of the tambours; a hook extends outward and attaches to the writing rod; …
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Accession Number
1969.3.43 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- sphygmograph
Description
Wooden case (h) containing a set of tambours for recording pulses; (a) is a writing lever and holds tambour; (b-d) are metal tambours that are cup-shaped and have handles; (e-g) are black plastic pistons that fit in the drums of the tambours; a hook extends outward and attaches to the writing rod; there are also two wooden writing rods that are too small to be labelled.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - writing lever - Size: Length 9.0 cm
b - tambour - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
c - tambour - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
d - tambour - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
e - piston - Size: Diam. 3.0 cm
f - piston - Size: Diam. 2.5 cm
g - piston - Size: Diam. 2.0 cm
h - case - Size: Length 22.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto, via Dr. John W. Scott
Maker
Eügen Albrecht
Site Made (City)
Tübingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
"6" inscribed on all parts of (a)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Condition Remarks
Case badly warped; writing rods bent or broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
A tambour is a drum-like instrument used in physiologic experiments.
Images
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