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aesthesiometer

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Dates
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Ophthalmology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
994006014 a-j
Description
"Cochet & Bonnet" aesthesiometer in original dark green hinged box with brass closures and emerald green velvet fittings inside for aesthesiometer; metal piece, clear plastic tube for filament storage, original instruction sheet and instructions to change filaments, chart in French, plus plastic pa…
Accession Number
994006014 a-j
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Ophthalmology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Description
"Cochet & Bonnet" aesthesiometer in original dark green hinged box with brass closures and
emerald green velvet fittings inside for aesthesiometer; metal piece, clear plastic tube
for filament storage, original instruction sheet and instructions to change filaments, chart
in French, plus plastic package to hold 3 supporting screws and a small package of silica
gel
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 25.7 cm. x Width 8.4 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
b - aesthesiometer - Size: Length 18.0 cm. x Depth 2.1 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
c - metal piece - Size: Length 2.4 cm. x Width 2.2 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
d - filament tube - Size: Length 20.1 cm. x Diameter0.6 cm.
e - instruction sheet - Size: Length 23.6 cm. x Width 15.1 cm.
f - chart - Size: Length 12.3 cm. x Width 5.2 cm.
g-h - blue paper - Size: Length 27.3 cm. x Width 21.2 cm.
i - extra screw pkg. - Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Width 5.6 cm.
j - silica gel - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Width 3.5 cm. x Depth 0.3 cm.
Provenance
Used in Kingston Hospitals; used to measure corneal sensitivity
Maker
Luneau & Coffignon
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
circa 1970
Material
metal: black; white; yellow
plastic: clear
paper: white; black; blue
wood: green
fabric: green
Inscriptions
"LUNEAU & COFFIGNON // OPHTHALMOLOGIE // 3, RUE D'EDIMBOURG - PARIS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-7
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battery operated lamp

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Dates
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
993004136 a-e
Description
Hand-held "pocket" metal examining throat flashlight is battery operated and contains original light bulb; batteries fit into handle, then angled head holds screw in bulb which is fitted with metal cap; original instructions included.
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Accession Number
993004136 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Lamp
Description
Hand-held "pocket" metal examining throat flashlight is battery operated and contains original
light bulb; batteries fit into handle, then angled head holds screw in bulb which is fitted
with metal cap; original instructions included.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - handle - Size:
b - head - Size:
c - cap - Size:
d - instruction sheet - Size:
e - Christmas tag - Size:
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on clip: "LUMI-SCOPE // PAT. NO. 2312305; light bulb: "222"; handwritten Christmas tag states: "Greetings: Management and / Staff / Fullerton Drug Store"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Condition Remarks
Shows wear; # 2: no damage; #3: documentary pieces that accompany lamp are missing.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
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Beaver eye blade

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Dates
circa 1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
004029018
Description
A Beaver eye blade consisting of a tiny knife in a blue plastic case; the case has a window on the top making the blade visible; it is sealed in a cellophane wrapper.
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Accession Number
004029018
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Description
A Beaver eye blade consisting of a tiny knife in a blue plastic case; the case has a window on the top making the blade visible; it is sealed in a cellophane wrapper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From KGH.
Maker
Beaver
Dates
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Appears in a 1960 catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: blue
cellophane: clear
Inscriptions
"Beaver [in script] // EYE BLADE // STAINLESS STEEL" and "AUTOCLAVABLE" printed on the top of the case
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 15.4 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1960, p. 306 (see attached photocopies); CD #6.
Research Facts
The blade would attach to a separate handle.
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Bon-Opto bottle

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Dates
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
996001118
Description
Short square clear glass bottle; short circular neck intended for cork; two paper labels on opposite sides of glass; embossed writing on glass on two other opposite sides.
Accession Number
996001118
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmic Solutions
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- eye solutions -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Short square clear glass bottle; short circular neck intended for cork; two paper labels on opposite sides of glass; embossed writing on glass on two other opposite sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Valmas Drug Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Bon-Opto // Bon-Opto // For // The Eyes
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row C
Length
8.1 cm.
Width
4.2 cm
Depth
4.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper labels are discoloured
Copy Type
Original
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Bowman lachrymal probe

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
997001362
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a straight length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the…
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Accession Number
997001362
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a straight length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the centre of one side of the probe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The outer edge of the thumb grip has the numbers "7 // 8" stamped into the metal, one at each end.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal was tarnished; metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #709; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; arrived in and stored in a canvas pouch (not catalogued) with 997.001.351-.361 and 997.001.363-.364; "Eye Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company (n.d.), p. 89 (item E-4205) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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Bowman lachrymal probe

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Dates
circa 1889
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
997001363
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached ovals with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to …
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Accession Number
997001363
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached ovals with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the centre of one side of the probe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Dates
circa 1889
Date Remarks
Logo type used between 1889-1900
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The outer edge of the thumb grip has the numbers "5 // 6" stamped into the metal, one at each end as well as the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal at the centre, between the numbers.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 12.9 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal was tarnished; the metal has been bent several times and is no longer straight; metal shows only minor scratches; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #709; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; arrived in and stored in a canvas pouch (not catalogued) with 997.001.351-.362 and 997.001.364; "Eye Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company, (n.d.), p. 89 (item E-4204) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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Bowman lachrymal probe

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
997001364
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached t…
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Accession Number
997001364
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the centre of one side of the probe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Meyrowitz
Material
sterling silver: silver
Inscriptions
The outer edge of the thumb grip has the numbers "3 // 4" stamped into the metal, one at each end as well as the words, "STERLING // MEYROWITZ" stamped into the metal at the centre, between the numbers
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal was tarnished; one end of the probe has visible dark staining; metal shows only minor scratches; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #709; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; arrived in and stored in a canvas pouch (not catalogued) with 997.001.351-.363; "Eye Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company, (n.d.), p. 89 (item E-4203) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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Bowman's eye speculum

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1969.108.1
Description
Eye speculum, consksting of a Y-shaped piece connected to a spring-like mechanism at one end and each arm of the Y connected to an arm ending in a curved retractor.
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Accession Number
1969.108.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Description
Eye speculum, consksting of a Y-shaped piece connected to a spring-like mechanism at one end and each arm of the Y connected to an arm ending in a curved retractor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Material
metal: dark grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Most similar to Mayer & Meltzer, 1880, p. 51 (item #162); very similar to Tiemann, 1889, p. 152 (item #1856) and Kny-Scheerer, 1915, p. 3036 (item #C/-2577); CD #UHN
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Bowman's lachrymal probe

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Dates
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1976.6.66
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Accession Number
1976.6.66
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Ophthalmology
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
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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Bowman's lacrimal probe

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Dates
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1975.3.11
Description
A roughly straight, double-ended probe with a flat oblong plate in the centre.
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Accession Number
1975.3.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Description
A roughly straight, double-ended probe with a flat oblong plate in the centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
circa 1890-1900
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Probe is tarnished; as the wire is soft, it has been bent, and then re-bent back into position; as a result, the wire is wavy.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 3028; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Bowman's strabismus hook

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Dates
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1980.28.3
Description
A narrow steel rod, a bit thicker at the handle end, which is six-sided and cross-hatched; ends in a narrow "hook" at about 45° to the rod.
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Accession Number
1980.28.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- hook -- ophthalmic
Description
A narrow steel rod, a bit thicker at the handle end, which is six-sided and cross-hatched; ends in a narrow "hook" at about 45° to the rod.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
S. Westphal
Dates
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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box for ophthalmological instruments

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
997001642 a-b
Accession Number
997001642 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box top - Size:
b - box bottom - Size:
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
E.B. Metrowitz
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Condition Remarks
Box joined loosely together; stains on wood; top is heavily stained; label is wrinkled.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
Research Facts
Box to hold optical and electro-medical apparatus: "eye, ear, nose and throat instruments," sent from Dr. J.C. Connell for repairs.
Exhibit History
Queen's Sesquicentennial Exhibit, Bracken Library, 2004; On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
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canalicus knife

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Dates
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1969.329.1
Description
A small eye scalpel with a broken blade; nickel-plated.
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Accession Number
1969.329.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Description
A small eye scalpel with a broken blade; nickel-plated.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source is Dr. Walter Little Carruthers.
Dates
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Condition Remarks
Discoloured; broken blade.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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cannula and probe

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Dates
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
992070077 w-y
Description
Cannula (w) open-ended metal tube with one flared end; outside of flared lip is attached a 1.2 cm metal tube; thin metal cylindrical probe ((y) possibly broken away from a handle, bent from use; end near break is three-sided, then it becomes cylindrical with gold film.
Accession Number
992070077 w-y
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- accessories
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe
Description
Cannula (w) open-ended metal tube with one flared end; outside of flared lip is attached a 1.2 cm metal tube; thin metal cylindrical probe ((y) possibly broken away from a handle, bent from use; end near break is three-sided, then it becomes cylindrical with gold film.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cannula - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Diam. 0.7 cm.
b - metal tube - Size: Length 9.2 cm. x Diam. 0.4 cm.
c - probe - Size: Length 20.5 cm. x Diam. 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Dates
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Length
w - 6.5 cm y - 20.0 cm
Width
w - 2.2 cm y - 0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
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capsular forceps

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Dates
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
995005078
Description
Forceps with a curved neck with large and small convex bends; arms are grooved to allow for good grip.
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Accession Number
995005078
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps
Description
Forceps with a curved neck with large and small convex bends; arms are grooved to allow for good grip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on the face of the forceps is the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a caduceus rod topped by a crown, with text below: "STAINLESS"; on the reverse: "JETTER & SCHEERER // GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 14.3 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Small amounts of tarnish and inactive corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality, 21st ed." Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 3010 (similar to item C/-647) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
For use in eye operations
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Castroviejo eye speculum

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
997001210
Description
Castroviejo eye speculum, which consists of a V-shaped instrument with two curved arms joined to, and moved by, a central cylindrical adjustment screw; there are two flat support struts at the top of the adjustment screw that attach about halfway up the arms; the tips of the arms have sideways U-sh…
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Accession Number
997001210
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- eye
Description
Castroviejo eye speculum, which consists of a V-shaped instrument with two curved arms joined to, and moved by, a central cylindrical adjustment screw; there are two flat support struts at the top of the adjustment screw that attach about halfway up the arms; the tips of the arms have sideways U-shaped wires with the bottom of the "U" facing inwards and with open centres; the arms move outwards or inwards when the adjustment screw is turned: counterclockwise for outwards movement.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One arm has the words, "HARTZ // GERMANY" stamped into the metal near the adjustment screw; the other arm has the number "3" stamped on the other side, also near the adjustment screw.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear, especially at the left tip; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #301; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," by V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 4 (OP-70) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Cataract needle

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Dates
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1976.6.71 a
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Accession Number
1976.6.71 a
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Needles -- suture -- cataract discission and couching
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files
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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Cataract needle

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Dates
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1976.6.71 b
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Accession Number
1976.6.71 b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Needles -- suture -- cataract discission and couching
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Temporary Location
On exhibit: "Ophthalmology: The First 50 Years," at Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, L-2005.8
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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cataract scalpels

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Dates
circa 1918
Collection
Dr. H. C. Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
992071001 a-d
Description
Ophthalmology: pair of cataract knives in wooden box; box has space for 6 knives, only two are included; knives of square handle and long thin blades; box is balsa with dovetail corners and raised dividers to hold knives
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Accession Number
992071001 a-d
Collection
Dr. H. C. Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Cataract Extraction -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- cataract
Description
Ophthalmology: pair of cataract knives in wooden box; box has space for 6 knives, only two
are included; knives of square handle and long thin blades; box is balsa with dovetail
corners and raised dividers to hold knives
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 17.0 cm. x Width 7.4 cm. x Depth 2.2 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 17.0 cm. x Width 7.4 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm.
c - scalpel - Size: Length 12.8 cm. x Width 0.5 cm.
d - scalpel - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 0.5 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Connell; Nov. 1967 Catalogue entry: "Surgical knives 85/3; 2 in
wooden box, ophthalmological; belonged to Dr. H.C. Connell, maker E.B. Meyrowitz; shelf,
Mrs. R.J. Crothers, Nov. 1967"
Maker
E.B. Meyrowitz
Dates
circa 1918
Date Remarks
Frank S. Betz Co. Reconstruction Bulletin, Hammond, Indiana, p. 16, catalogue no. 3T3187
Material
wood: tan
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Handwritten on lid in black ink: "Cataract Grafe (sic)"; stamped on handle: E.B. MEYROWITZ
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Condition Remarks
adhesive across top of box left residue; #2: the box and lid are stable and undamaged; the top surface of the lid had adhesive deposits and ink deposits on it, a line of yellow adhesive was running across its width; the scalpels showed minor signs of wear in the form of minor scratches and minor plate wear; there were no signs of corrosion.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Chalzion forceps

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
997002122
Accession Number
997002122
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Condition Remarks
Rusty
Copy Type
Original
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