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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1978.7.33
Description
White cotton rectangular mouth mask with inverted pleat in centre to allow for expansion over the nose with a pair of 35.0 cm. long flat white cotton ties at each end; appers to be three layers of fabric wiht the centre piece a thin solid fabric and the two outer layers a close weave gauze weight f…
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Accession Number
1978.7.33
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Asepsis
Textiles
Surgery, Operative
Description
White cotton rectangular mouth mask with inverted pleat in centre to allow for expansion over the nose with a pair of 35.0 cm. long flat white cotton ties at each end; appers to be three layers of fabric wiht the centre piece a thin solid fabric and the two outer layers a close weave gauze weight fabric; washable.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
fabric: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet J Box 9
Length
26.4 cm
Width
9.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit L-2017-7 Niagara Historical Society Museum 16 OCt 2017 - 28 Nov 2018.
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surgical needle sample book

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
012029002
Description
Book style navy leatherette English steel suture needle sample book with three pages with six panels holding sewn on both sides of the panel thirty two examples of metal surgical needles in a wide range of sizes and types; names of the needles type and style are indicated on small black labels in g…
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Accession Number
012029002
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Needles
Suture Techniques
Needles -- case
Surgery
Surgery, Operative -- instrumentation
Sutures
Description
Book style navy leatherette English steel suture needle sample book with three pages with six panels holding sewn on both sides of the panel thirty two examples of metal surgical needles in a wide range of sizes and types; names of the needles type and style are indicated on small black labels in gold text affixed over each group, also with hand written model order numbers in white ink; one needle missing; text on front cover in copper; each black panel is sandwiched onto a larger stiff board to create three thicknesses.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Provided by surgical supplies representatives while at Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario. Used in teaching a post-graduate operating room program as a clinical educator.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
paper: black
ink: gold, white, copper, silver
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On front cover: "English Steel Suture Needles, // INGRAM & BELL LTD. // PHYSICIANS & HOSPITAL SUPPLIES // TORONTO // MONTREAL, WINNIPEG, CALGARY, VANCOUVER // MADE IN ENGLAND"; on first panel: "LANE'S 1/2 CIRCLE HEAVY B 6005 // KALT'S CORNEAL B 5981 // HEADLEY WILLIAMS B 5970 // INTESTINAL STRAIGHT B 5941 // EYE 1/2 CIRCLE B 5946 // LANE'S 3/8 CIRCLE HEAVY B 6006 // FRENCH SPRING EYE INTESTINAL B 5955 // JAMESON'S STRABISMUS B 5977"; on second panel: "LANE'S 1/2 CIRCLE B 6004 // KEITH'S ABDOMINAL B 5982 // MAYO'S INTESTINAL STRAIGHT B 6039 // BUNNELL'S STRAIGHT B 5880 // LANE'S 3/8 CIRCLE B 6003"; on third panel: "MAYO'S CATGUT TROCAR POINT 1/2 CIRCLE B 6038 // MAYO'S CATGUT TROCAR POINT 3/8 CIRCLE B 6037 // INTESTINAL 1/2 CIRCLE B 5974 // EYE CURVED B 5945 // MAYO'S CATUGUT ROUND POINT 1/2 CIRCLE B 6031 // MAYO'S CIRCLE ROUND POINT 3/8 CIRCLE B 6035"; on fourth panel: "MARTIN'S UTERINE B 6027 // FISTULA LIGHT B 5952 // DAVIS TONSIL B 5901 // FISTULA HEAVY B 5953 // MURPHY'S TRACHELORRHARPHY B 6060 // MURPHY'S HEMOSTATIC B 6058"; on fifth panel: "FERGUSON'S ROUND POINT B 5951 // MURPHY'S INTESTINAL B 6055 // IMPROVED FRENCH SPRING EYE INTESTINAL B 7955 // ROUND BODIED 1/2 CIRCLE B 5806"; on sixth panel: "FULL CURVED CUTTING B 5802 // KELLY'S INTESTINAL B 5980 // 1.2 CIRCLE CURRING B 5805"
Length
2.0 cm
Width
15.35 cm
Depth
2.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured closed
Copy Type
original
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McIndoe's breast calipers

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034598
Description
McIndoe's breast calipers consist of two long metal arms attached at one end with a wing-nut screw; a measuring guide engraved with numbers from one to twelve forms an arc between the arms, which have blunt, rounded ends.
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Accession Number
997034598
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
Breast -- abnormalities
Mammoplasty
Weights and Measures
Description
McIndoe's breast calipers consist of two long metal arms attached at one end with a wing-nut screw; a measuring guide engraved with numbers from one to twelve forms an arc between the arms, which have blunt, rounded ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Date based on supplier's catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"ALLEN HANBURYS // MADE IN ENGLAND" stamped into the metal; "Dr Wyllie / 68 Plastic Apr 67" engraved in the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 27.2 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; minor corrosion at tips of calipers and at neck of arm, where minor welding was done.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, Eng., 1957, p. 430 (item # 38202) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
This instrument is used to measure the breast when doing a reduction.
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director and tongue tie

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004142
Description
One-piece metal director and tongue tie with probe end
Accession Number
993004142
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- director -- general surgery
Description
One-piece metal director and tongue tie with probe end
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalogue C30 order #34100-050
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.5 cm. x Width: 1.8 cm. x Depth: 0.2 cm.
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dressing forceps

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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034081
Description
Tweezer-like instrument with two flat pieces joined at a rounded end and tapering to a point; inner sides of blades are flat with horizontal gripping grooves at tip; the outer sides of blades have horizontal gripping grooves at the centre; blades taper to fine, rounded tips; one blade has a small h…
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Accession Number
997034081
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wound Healing
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- dressing
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
General Surgery
Description
Tweezer-like instrument with two flat pieces joined at a rounded end and tapering to a point; inner sides of blades are flat with horizontal gripping grooves at tip; the outer sides of blades have horizontal gripping grooves at the centre; blades taper to fine, rounded tips; one blade has a small hole through the centre; the other blade has a cylindrical pivot that passes through the hole on the other blade and acts as a support.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1920-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"C S R" engraved on both sides of instrument; "GERMANY - SKLAR - STAINLESS" stamped into metal on outer side of blades.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.1 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no staining or corrosion; one tip is slightly bent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 211 (item # 320-100)
Research Facts
Used for changing dressings and removing sutures after eye surgery.
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antistatic heel covers

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.11 a-b
Description
Rubber shoe covers consisting of a portion that hugs the heel and a long sole piece.
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Accession Number
1979.28.11 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
Rubber shoe covers consisting of a portion that hugs the heel and a long sole piece.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - heel cover - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm
b - heel cover - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Davol Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on heel portion: "P. Davol Rubber Co. // Conductive 10614"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-8
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were worn when explosive anaesthetic agents were used; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic sole cover

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.12 a-b
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.12 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Contax Co.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Contax Patent Applied For"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoe of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were used for grounding to prevent the accumulation of static electricity in the presence of anaesthetic agents; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic sole cover

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Contax Co.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Contax Patent Applied For"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were used for grounding to prevent the accumulation of static electricity in the presence of anaesthetic agents; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic footwear cover

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Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.4
Description
A canvas-and-rubber overshoe with a tie at the front.
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Accession Number
1979.28.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
A canvas-and-rubber overshoe with a tie at the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet L
Dimension Notes
Length 34.0 cm x Width 11.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoe of anaesthetist.
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antistatic footwear cover

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7647
Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.5
Description
A canvas-and-rubber shoe cover with elastic at ankle and tie straps.
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Accession Number
1979.28.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
A canvas-and-rubber shoe cover with elastic at ankle and tie straps.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet L
Dimension Notes
Length 33.4 cm x Width 11.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist
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