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Anderson obstetrical forceps

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
993004104 a-b
Description
Two-piece obstetrical forceps have ridged grips on handle,
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Accession Number
993004104 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Two-piece obstetrical forceps have ridged grips on handle,
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - left - Size: Length 39.0 cm. x Width 4.7 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
b - right - Size: Length 39.0 cm. x Width 4.7 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalog C30 order # 41185-125; previously catalogued set:
#992.070.068
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on shaft: "INGRAM & BELL" "GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
show wear
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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Anderson's obstetrical forceps, with set screw

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997001407 a-b
Description
Anderson's obstetrical forceps, which consist of two joining parts of mirror-image blade and handle pieces (a,b); both sides have straight metal handles with flat inner edges and raised, rounded outer edges that provide thumb and hand grips; the handles have rounded outer ends; the top of the handl…
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Accession Number
997001407 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Anderson's obstetrical forceps, which consist of two joining parts of mirror-image blade and handle pieces (a,b); both sides have straight metal handles with flat inner edges and raised, rounded outer edges that provide thumb and hand grips; the handles have rounded outer ends; the top of the handles have joint notches cut into the metal which allow the two parts to be fitted together and used as a pair; the blades begin above the joint; the blades curve outwards, then are straight and then curve outwards again to form elongated fenestrated oval concave blades with rounded tips and edges; the blades curve outwards away from each other; when the blades/handles are fitted together, they cross over at the joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle and blade - Size: Length 39.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
b - handle and blade - Size: Length 39.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver; dark grey
Inscriptions
Both handle/blades have the number "22" stamped into the metal on the inside of the handles, near the joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear only; there are several areas that show plating loss, especially at the joint, handles and blade tips; some non-active corrosion is visible; #2: metal is rusty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #53; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 5004 (item #E/-87) (see attached photocopy); found in Dr. O'Connor's medical bag 997.001.nnn; CD #6
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axis traction obstetrical forceps

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Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Dr. W. A. Roy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997026001 a-c
Description
Axis traction obstetrical forceps which consist of (a) the left blade that has a rounded end and a closed teardrop-shaped open area in the centre; the blade curves outwards to form a C-shape; the shank that leads from the blade to the handle is flat and has a rounded notch cut out of it; there is a…
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Accession Number
997026001 a-c
Collection
Dr. W. A. Roy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- axis-traction handle
Description
Axis traction obstetrical forceps which consist of (a) the left blade that has a rounded end and a
closed teardrop-shaped open area in the centre; the blade curves outwards to form a C-shape; the
shank that leads from the blade to the handle is flat and has a rounded notch cut out of it; there
is an attached threaded rod and wing nut on the shank, just above the handle; the handle curves
downwards and ends in a solid bulbous tip; (b) the right blade also has a rounded end and a closed
teardrop-shaped open area in the centre; the blade curves outward to form a mirrored curve to the
C-shaped left blade; the shank that leads from the blade to the handle is also flat and has a
rounded bolt onto which the notch from the left blade fits; the handle curves downwards and ends
in a solid sphere; an adjustable pivoting traction bar (c) fits over and locks onto the sphere on
the right blade by unlocking and locking a movable cylindrical cuff; the handle of the traction bar
is made of solid cylindrical metal and is attached to the shaft, forming a T-shape; the right and
left blades fit together at the bolt and notch and the shanks are parallel when the blades are together
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - left blade - Size: Length 35.2 cm. x Width 8.2 cm. x Depth 5.3 cm.
b - right blade - Size: Length 33.0 cm. x Width 14.1 cm. x Depth 3.9 cm.
c - traction bar - Size: Length 11.9 cm. x Width 9.9 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Kenneth Running in the late 1930's and from 1946-1952; they were then passed
on to and used by Dr. W.A. Roy from the mid-1950's to the late 1960's
Maker
Haslam
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The words, "MADE IN U.S.A." are stamped into one side of the shank; the number "8" is stamped
into the metal just above the handle; (b) the word, "Haslam" is stamped into one side of the shank
and the word "CHROMED" is stamped into the other side; the number "8" is stamped into the metal
just above the handle; (c) the number "8" is stamped into the traction bar handle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-4
Condition Remarks
The blades show only minor wear and no corrosion; the blade on the right side shows a very small area of plating
loss on the outer edge, but no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. W.A. Roy; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure," published by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc.,
1967, p. 333 (see attached photocopy); "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals,"
published by George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932-33, p. 304 (see attached photocopy); CD #3
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1976.6.16
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Accession Number
1976.6.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery
Obstetrical Forceps
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1934.27.1
Description
Steel forceps with smooth wooden handles; each shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English Lock" joint; size 2.
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Accession Number
1934.27.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery
Obstetrical Forceps
Description
Steel forceps with smooth wooden handles; each shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English Lock" joint; size 2.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. C.H. Hair; used by Dr. William Lawrence at Faul's Creek, B.C., in 1870
Maker
S. Mawson & Thompson
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 36.5 cm x Width 4.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See Academy "Bulletin," Dec. 1934; CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1986.6.13
Description
Cross-hatched wooden handles; curved blades, long, parallel shanks; English lock.
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Accession Number
1986.6.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery
Obstetrical Forceps
Description
Cross-hatched wooden handles; curved blades, long, parallel shanks; English lock.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
Josh Gray & Son
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 38.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Appears to be active corrosion on the inner and outer surfacesof the blades.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Part of a loan made to Upper Canada Village in 1960.
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.29.2 a-b
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with a semicircular-shaped shank near the "English lock" joint; short handles with fine geometric pattern black wooden piece attached to the steel handles by two screws on each.
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Accession Number
1969.29.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with a semicircular-shaped shank near the "English lock" joint; short handles with fine geometric pattern black wooden piece attached to the steel handles by two screws on each.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 34.5 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 34.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Dr. Moses Henry Aikins (1864), Burnhamthorpe.
Maker
Bigg and Milliken
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
Inside one handle: "D [a symbol that looks like an E without the vertical leg] LEVER" inside the other handle: "BIGG & // MILLIKIN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Condition Remarks
2004: metal is rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.50.2 except for the handles; CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.466.1
Description
Plated steel obstetrical forceps with semi-circular shaped shank near the "English Lock" joint; handles have a fine geometrical pattern, black wood attached to steel handles by two screws; size 5.
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Accession Number
1969.466.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Plated steel obstetrical forceps with semi-circular shaped shank near the "English Lock" joint; handles have a fine geometrical pattern, black wood attached to steel handles by two screws; size 5.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J. Gray & Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Inscriptions
At the ends of the handles: "5"; inside one handle: "J. GRAY & CO // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 38.0 cm x Width 4.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.5.1 a-b
Description
Chrome-plated forceps with semi-circular shanks near the joint; black wooden handle with fine geometric pattern; "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.5.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Chrome-plated forceps with semi-circular shanks near the joint; black wooden handle with fine geometric pattern; "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; first used by donor's uncles, Dr. John A. Duncan and Dr. George H. Duncan in Victoria, BC, in the late 19th century; later used by the donor, Dr. Alexander H. Duncan.
Maker
W. & H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Condition Remarks
Cracks in handles.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.466; CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.50.1 a-b
Description
Steel forceps with fine geometric-patterned wooden handles; shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.50.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel forceps with fine geometric-patterned wooden handles; shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 37.5 cm x Width 3.3 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 37.5 cm x Width 3.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
metal:
wood: black
Inscriptions
Inside one handle: "BARNES // FORCEPS"; inside the other handle: "WEISS // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.50.2 (except for handles); CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.50.2 a-b
Description
Steel forceps with smooth black wooden handles; shanks are semi-circular near the "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.50.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel forceps with smooth black wooden handles; shanks are semi-circular near the "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
At inside end of both handles: "20"; at the inside near the joint: "7"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
Downs Bros. catalogue, 1900, p. 547 (similar to item #2740; ebony handle vs. wood); CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps with Simpson's handles

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Dates
1890
circa 1890
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.39.2
Description
Steel (nickel-plated) obstetrical forceps with Simpson's handles, which are made of smooth wood with finger grooves; shanks are bent near the joint: "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.39.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel (nickel-plated) obstetrical forceps with Simpson's handles, which are made of smooth wood with finger grooves; shanks are bent near the joint: "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. William thistle.
Maker
Down Bros.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Material
metal: grey
wood: dark brown
Inscriptions
On inside of handle: "DOWN BROTHERS // ST. THOMAS ST. // BOROUGH LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Down Bros. catalogue, 1890, p. 235 (Fig. 864); CD #UHN
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Barrett placenta forceps

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997034113
Description
The placenta forcep is a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a screw joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with rounded outer edges and flat on the inner side; the handles then flare out to closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades flare o…
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Accession Number
997034113
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- placenta
Description
The placenta forcep is a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a screw joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with rounded outer edges and flat on the inner side; the handles then flare out to closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades flare out to elongated ovals with open centres and rounded tips; the inside of the oval tips have deep angled serrations cut into the metal; the outer edges are rounded.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"O.R." engraved on instrument; "GENITO-URINARY LONDON ENGLAND STAINLESS" stamped into metal on one handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Dimension Notes
Length 25.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There is some staining around the joint; no corrosion; parts move freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," by Pilling Weck, 1992, p. H-15 (item #770726) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Used for removing retained placenta inside of uterus following delivery of baby or miscarriage.
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bill traction handle

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Dates
1960
1962
circa 1960-1962
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997034459
Description
A T-shaped handle; extension is on a 360° hinge attached to a second movable extension with a notch for clamping onto a standard delivery forceps; end is flat and U-shaped.
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Accession Number
997034459
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
Obstetrical Forceps
MM= Delivery -- axis traction handle
Description
A T-shaped handle; extension is on a 360° hinge attached to a second movable extension with a notch for clamping onto a standard delivery forceps; end is flat and U-shaped.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (City)
Westchester
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1962
circa 1960-1962
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on T handle: "87"; stamped on extension: "SKLAR S.S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-4
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some discolouration on handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital Catalog," Sklar Instruments, 21st ed., 1992, p. 204 (item #92-3350); CD #6.
Research Facts
This was used during difficult deliveries, if necessary.
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Blundell's midwifery forceps

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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.30.1
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Accession Number
1969.30.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery
Obstetrical Forceps
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Blundell's midwifery forceps

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.467.1
Description
Long obstetrical forceps with straight shank and a fine geometric pattern on the black wooden handles; "English Lock" joint; size 1.
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Accession Number
1969.467.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Long obstetrical forceps with straight shank and a fine geometric pattern on the black wooden handles; "English Lock" joint; size 1.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J. Gray & Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Inscriptions
At inside end of both handles: "1"; inside one handle: "J. GRAY & CO. // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 33.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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braided umbilical tape bottle

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Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1973.5.51 a-b
Description
A roll of braided umbilical tape; carbolized; came in a glass jar with a metal cap; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1973.5.51 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Ligation -- instrumentation
Delivery -- instrumentation
Description
A roll of braided umbilical tape; carbolized; came in a glass jar with a metal cap; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
jar - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
lid
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
glass: clear
fabric: white
paper: yellowed
ink: red; black
Inscriptions
Heart-shaped label on jar has: "Braided Umbilical Tape // (Carbolized) // Prepared Expressly for the Physician // Made with a silky finish and of superior strength // THE J.F. HARTZ CO. // DETROIT // MICH [over two red hearts]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-8
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments; made expressly for the physician with a silky finish and of superior strength.
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Braun's cranioclast

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
007023010 a-d
Description
Solid steel Braun's cranioclast with black wood attached to metal handles; consisting of a (a) straight blade and a (b) curved blade attached by a (c) metal spacer and a (d) wing nut.
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Accession Number
007023010 a-d
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
Fetal Death
Description
Solid steel Braun's cranioclast with black wood attached to metal handles; consisting of a (a) straight blade and a (b) curved blade attached by a (c) metal spacer and a (d) wing nut.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - straight blade - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - curved blade - Size: Length 45.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
c - spacer - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - wing nut - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Provenance
Designed and prototype used by Dr. Jacques-Emile Rioux, MD, MPH, FACOG.; part of the SOGC historical collection.
Maker
S. Mawson & Thompson
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Inscriptions
Stamped in metal handle: "S. MAWSON // LONDON// & THOMPSON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-4
Condition Remarks
Some rust and wear on metal blades and screw; some scratches on wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Document
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Supplier's catalogue: "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 5012 (similar to item E/-545); Internet: "Accoucheur's Antique"; remarks by donor, Dr. Rioux.
"Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada," Oct. 2006, pp 909-12; both hard copy and from journal Web site; "Electrical Considerations of Laparoscopic Sterilization" in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Oct. 1973, Vol. II No. 4; CD #4.
Research Facts
Powerful destructive craniotomy forceps used to extract stillborn fetus. The smaller blade is introduced to the perforated skull, with the larger blade placed to the outer surface of the skull. The blades are locked and the fetus is extracted out.
Exhibit History
S.O.G.C. Headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario exhibit "Safe Laparoscopic Tubal Sterilisation: A Made-in-Canada Solution"--May 28, 2008 - August 2009
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Braun's obstetrical cranioclast

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Dates
1910
1915
circa 1910-1915
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
007023020 a-b
Description
Two-part Braun's obstetrical cranioclast; toothed blades that are articulated by means of a screw point; elongated oval tong ends.
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Accession Number
007023020 a-b
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
Fetal Death
Description
Two-part Braun's obstetrical cranioclast; toothed blades that are articulated by means of a screw point; elongated oval tong ends.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 46.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 46.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Donated to the Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada by the Royal Victoria Hospital Department of Obstetrics.
Dates
1910
1915
circa 1910-1915
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue published in 1915
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved underneath the lock: "3".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Condition Remarks
Considerable rust on both pieces; missing the connecting rod and wingnut.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Accoucher's Antique Destructive Forceps" website; "The Kny-Scheerer Corporation Catalogue," 1915, p. 5013; CD #9.
Research Facts
A cranioclast is a powerful forcep. The blades are toothed, fenestrated or grooved. One of the blades passes within the skull of the fetus, while the other is introduced externally to the cranium.
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cardiotocograph fetal monitor

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Dates
1980
1985
circa 1980-1985
Collection
Dr. Barbara Kisilevsky Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
010018001 a-l
Description
Computerized rectangular metal HP 8040A Cardiotocograph fetal heart monitor (a) on three drawer rolling metal cart (b) with electronic cables (c-h): power cord (c), remote activate cord (d), US. transducer cord (e), tocotransducer cord (f), ECG cord (g), - sealed package (h); two sizes of brown str…
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Accession Number
010018001 a-l
Collection
Dr. Barbara Kisilevsky Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Cardiotocography -- instrumentation
Description
Computerized rectangular metal HP 8040A Cardiotocograph fetal heart monitor (a) on three drawer rolling metal cart (b) with electronic cables (c-h): power cord (c), remote activate cord (d), US. transducer cord (e), tocotransducer cord (f), ECG cord (g), - sealed package (h); two sizes of brown stretch bands (i-l); monitor has three attached pull out cards for instruction, testing and troubleshooting; computer pin dot wheel edged paper recording chart inserted; cart with heavy rubber bumper around bottom frame on solid casters; drawers accesible from two opposing sides; thin metal flip up shelves on two sides; all components included.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - cardiotocograph - Size: Length 42.7 cm x Width 40.0 cm x Depth 15.7 cm
b - cart - Size: Length 88.3 cm x Width 58.7 cm x Depth 58.7 cm
c - power cord - Size: Length 4.75 m x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - activate cord - Size: Length 2.9 m x Diam. 0.3 cm
e - US. transducer cord - Size: Length 2.9 m x Diam. 0.3 cm
f - tocotransducer cord - Size: Length 2.65 m x Diam. 0.3 cm
g - ECG cord - Size: Length 2.5 m x Diam. 0.3 cm
h - sealed package - Size: Length 0.10 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
i - brown fabric strap - Size: Length 1.9 m x Width 6.0 cm
j - brown fabric strap - Size: Length 1.9 m x Width 6.0 cm
k - brown fabric strap - Size: Length 1.6 m x Width 6.0 cm
l - brown fabric strap - Size: Length 1.0 m x Width 3.0 cm
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hosptial / Queen's University School of Nursing Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Maternal Fetal Newborn Studies Lab.
Maker
Hewlett-Packard
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
1985
circa 1980-1985
Date Remarks
Manufacurer's expiry date on item
Material
metal: dark grey, tan, silver
plastic: black, cream, brown, blue
rubber: black
paper: white
ink: white, black, green
Inscriptions
Front panel: "HP 8040A CARDIOTOCOGRAPH"; back panel: "HP EXP. DATE 4.AUG.83-B3 // SERIAL 2304G01503 // RISK CLASS 3";(d): " HP15249A 4D; (e): "HP 15245A US.-TRANSDUCER"; (f): "HP 15248 A TOCOTRANSDUCER 2204G01286"; (g): "HP 15240A ECG DIRECT
Permanent Location
Storage Room Warehouse
W2-256
Condition Remarks
Paper labels on drawer fronts missing with paper residue; rubber bumper was held on at join with adhesive tape, removed and fabric tape added; overall in excellent condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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