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Dates
1940
60
circa 1940-60
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997024002 a-c
Description
A free-standing electrical Zoalite infrared heat lamp consists of (a) stand with an adjustable vertical shaft; end of shaft is articulated and attached with ball socket joint to (b) lamp; lamp has painted wooden handle and original cloth-braided electrical cord and plug with on/off switch; c) orig…
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Accession Number
997024002 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Phototherapy
Description
A free-standing electrical Zoalite infrared heat lamp consists of (a) stand with an adjustable vertical shaft; end of shaft is articulated and attached with ball socket joint to (b) lamp; lamp has painted wooden handle and original cloth-braided electrical cord and plug with on/off switch; c) original instruction sheet is attached to cord; lamp has light bulb socket in place of element.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 112.5 cm x Width 39.0 cm x Depth 26.0 cm
b - lamp - Size: Length 36.0 cm. x Width 25.0 x Depth 20.0 cm
c - tag - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital via Graeme McKay.
Maker
The Burdick Corporation
Site Made (City)
Milton
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
60
circa 1940-60
Date Remarks
Item located in catalogue published in 1960; overall appearance, colours, and text are similar to late 1940-1950.
Material
metal: beige, silver, black
fabric: brown
wood: beige
plastic: black, brown
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on sticker on lamp hood: "Burdick"; embossed in label tape on lamp hood: "S . I . U . 12"; printed on metal plate: "TYPE Z70 // 115 VOLTS 220 WATTS // ZOALITE // The Burdick Corporation // MILTON, WIS."; handwritten in marker on base of stand; "SIU".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-2-2
Condition Remarks
Paint chipped on base and vertical shaft of stand; ball socket joint slightly tarnished; paint cracked and flaking on wooden handle; minor scratches on lamp hood; instruction sheet is ripped and stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book: JPG
Reference Comments
"The J.F. Hartz Company Limited catalogue," 1960, p. 90 (Model # Z-70); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for heat therapy.
Images
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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Treatment, General
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
000018005
Description
A free-standing electrical infrared heat lamp with metal guard over 750 watts chromalox element and adjustable horizontal rod ending in original cloth-braided electrical cord with on/off switch and refitted with a modern electrical cord and plug; lamp is supported by cast iron stand on four casters.
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Accession Number
000018005
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Mental Health
Classification
Treatment, General
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Phototherapy
Mental Health
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- instruments
Mental Health -- hospital
Description
A free-standing electrical infrared heat lamp with metal guard over 750 watts chromalox element and adjustable horizontal rod ending in original cloth-braided electrical cord with on/off switch and refitted with a modern electrical cord and plug; lamp is supported by cast iron stand on four casters.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
The Birtcher Corporation
Site Made (City)
Los Angeles
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Item in catalogue published in 1945-1955.
Material
metal: tan, silver
plastic: black, yellow, cream
rubber: black
fabric: tan
Inscriptions
Embossed on a painted metal plate: "THE BIRTCHER // CORPORATION // LOS ANGELES, CALIF. // MODEL 675 // WATTS 750 // VOLTS 115"; Handwritten in marker on hood: "105451 // E.L.R."
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 116.0 cm x Width 68.5 cm x Depth 42.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Chipped paint on base of stand and horizontal rod; scratches on hood near horizontal rod; minor dents on hood; cloth-braided cord is discoloured; little rust at base of shaft; element inside hood is partially rusty; rubber wheels move freely; plastic covered electrical cord in like new condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Equipment, Supplies Catalogue", Ingram & Bell Limited Instruments, 1945-1955, p. 45 (Model # 3-845); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for heat therapy
Images
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professional floor model infrared lamp

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.5.1
Description
Infrared lamp on a long stem supported on a circular metal base; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1980.5.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Phototherapy
Description
Infrared lamp on a long stem supported on a circular metal base; Note: item is missing.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Morris Miller of Toronto.
Maker
Prometheus Electric Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver; black
plastic: black
rubber
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail