993.608.1: Lantern Slides, Pediatric Orthopedics, 1915-1940

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993.608.1: Lantern Slides, Pediatric Orthopedics.
Image No. 3258 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Nine glass lantern slides illustrating pediatric orthopedics in a 'PHYSICIAN'S FILE' box with 'CORRECTIVE DIETS FOR INFANTS' in gold lettering on lid and a sticker with 'Pam 31' hand written in ink. The slides [4 x 3.5 inches] illustrate cures referred to in "Report in Faith Healing". Each image is framed and sandwiched with a cover glass, the edges are taped to seal the enclosed. The doctor's initials 'W.B.B.' are written in red ink at the top left-hand corner of each slide. Three slides are images of children and six are x-rays. File box dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.608.1
Collection: Audio-Visual
Date: 1915-1940

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 9.2 cm
  • Width: 13.5 cm
  • Depth: 5.1 cm

Object Parts

  • a) File box
  • b) Slide
  • c) Slide - boy
  • d) Slide
  • e) Slide
  • f) Slide - girl
  • g) Slide
  • h) Slide - torso side view
  • i) Slide - boy
  • j) Slide

Object Materials

  • cardboard,
  • gelatin emulsion,
  • glass,
  • gold print,
  • ink,
  • paper

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer of part a) : Mead Johnson & Co.
  • Owner: Dr. W.B. Burnett
  • History of Use: Dr William Burnett (1870-1964). Graduated from McGill 1899 and started a practice in Vancouver 1900. Specialised in obstetrics and gynaecology.