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Catalog Number 1993.24.1.5
Object Name Chair, Examining
Title Medical Examining Chair
Date c 1915
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1930
Description Medical Examining Chair. .1 Upright chair. Seat and arms are off-white with off-white (slightly worn) tacks around the arms and back of chair to hold the vinyl to the metal. Black metal legs in star-like formation. Black foot stool at the front of the chair. Vinyl on the arms is quite worn but has not ripped. Additional part of chair (also off-white vinyl) to support legs and feet. Designs along the side of the metal part of the chair. Handle on left side to maneuver chair's position. .2 Head rest. Rectangular padded headrest attached to two metal supports. Supports are hinged and swing about 45 degrees. Vinyl on headrest attached with tacks. .3 Clamp for headrest. There are 3 parts. In the centre there is the main part which anchors to the chair with a screw. To the right of this is the turning handle which could tighten or loosen the clamp. On the left side is the round piece (5cm diameter) which would be moved in to create pressure. All 3 pieces are connected by a screw with nuts on either end. .4 & .5 Stirrup. Metal "Y" shape with rotating bar (foot rest) across the top of the "Y".
Artist W.D. Allison Company
People Shute, R. J.
Barker, John
Shute, Wilfrid
Dimensions H-48.43 W-28.74 L-20.47 inches