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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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Feilchenfield splinter forceps

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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004240
Description
Single piece of metal is bent to form a tweezer-like instrument; the two symmetrical blades are widest at midsection and are indented to facilitate gripping; blades taper to narrow bevelled tips with fine sharp points
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Accession Number
993004240
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Foreign Bodies -- surgery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- splinter
Description
Single piece of metal is bent to form a tweezer-like instrument; the two symmetrical blades
are widest at midsection and are indented to facilitate gripping; blades taper to narrow bevelled
tips with fine sharp points
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Trudell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Date Remarks
Dated from Miltext catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"TRUDELL // MADE IN GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.7 cm. x Width: 1.3 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Corroded; #2: corroded
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," Canada ed., Jetter & Scheerer, ca. 1945-1989, p. 14, item 00456; "Miltex Instrument Co. Illustrated Catalogue", p. 41 #MX 6-40 to 86; CD #2
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pocket instrument case

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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.1.11 a-p
Description
An imitation snakeskin, zippered case containing 3 hemostats, 2 scalpels, one pair of forceps, one needle lancet in a metal case, and 31 scalpel blades; straps hold the instruments in place.
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Accession Number
1979.1.11 a-p
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
An imitation snakeskin, zippered case containing 3 hemostats, 2 scalpels, one pair of forceps, one needle lancet in a metal case, and 31 scalpel blades; straps hold the instruments in place.
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
case - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 11.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P.A. Ryan of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Original record had "WWII"
Material
imitation leather: black
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-17
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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surgical instrument roll

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Dates
1910
1950
circa 1910-1950
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997002265 a-dd
Description
Surgical instrument roll consisting of rectangular white canvas (a) with folding flaps at top, bottom and left side; inside two canvas straps sewn in on the right side and running horizontally to the left; shorter bands run vertically, holding the straps and providing space to hold metal instrument…
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Accession Number
997002265 a-dd
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
Surgical instrument roll consisting of rectangular white canvas (a) with folding flaps at top, bottom and left side; inside two canvas straps sewn in on the right side and running horizontally to the left; shorter bands run vertically, holding the straps and providing space to hold metal instruments; semi-circle shape at end with two oval pockets with flaps; two thin straps on the outside hold case closed when rolled up; holds a tonsil guillotine (b); clamp with ivory ends (c); mouth gag (d); uterine curette (e); brain trephine (f); two Hey saws (g, h); three pairs of suture scissors (i, j, k); two scalpels (l, m); two ear speculums (n, o); bone ligature carrier (p); dressing forceps (q); two grooved directors, one with tongue-tie (r) and one with scoop end (s); ebony-handled probe (t); probe with ligature carrier end (u); probe with trocar on end (v); small rectangular metal box holding sewing needles (w); three paper envelopes containing catgut ligatures (x, y, z), size, length and directions printed in red and blue ink; brown wooden spool holding white silk thread (aa); three smaller clear plastic spools holding off-white thread (bb, cc, dd)
Number Of Parts
30
Part Names
a - roll - Size: Length 82.5 cm x Width 72.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b - tonsil guillotine - Size: Length 25.2 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
c - clamp - Size: Length 20.7 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - mouth gag - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 8.1 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
e - uterine curette - Size: Length 24.9 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
f - trephine - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 9.4 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
g - Hey saw - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
h - Hey saw - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
i - scissors - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
j - scissors - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
k - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
l - scalpel - Size: Length 16.1 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
m - scalpel - Size: Length 15.6 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
n - ear speculum - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
o - ear speculum - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
p - bone ligature carrier - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
q - dressing forceps - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
r - tongue-tie grooved director - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
s - scoop end grooved director - Size: Length 12.9 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
t - ebony handle probe - Size: Length 25.5 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
u - probe with ligature carrier end - Size: Length 22.6 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
v - probe with trocar end - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Diam. 0.1 cm
w - box - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
x - catgut ligature - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
y - catgut ligature - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
z - catgut ligature - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
aa - spool of thread - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
bb - spool of thread - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
cc - spool of thread - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
dd - spool of thread - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Dates
1910
1950
circa 1910-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
fabric: white, blue
metal: silver, brown
ivory: white
paper: white
wood: black, brown
plastic: clear
ink: blue, red
Inscriptions
(c) Stamped on arm: "J.H. CHAPMAN"; stamped in middle: "32"; (g) stamped on handle: "THE J F. HARTZ Co"; (i) stamped on handle: "Stevens // CHROME // GERMANY"; (j) stamped on handle: "J.F. HARTZ CO"; (k) stamped on both handles: "5 5"; (l) stamped on handle: "J. STEVENS // & SON"; (u) stamped on end: "J.F. HARTZ CO"; (x, y, z) printed on front: "MEDIUM HARD CHROMIC // RED CHAIN // ASEPTIC CATGUT LIGATURES // No. 1 LENGTH, 28 INCHES // IN DOUBLE ENVELOPE, GERM PROOF. These ligatures after // wrapping in inner envelopes have been made aseptic by successive sterilizations. // DIRECTIONS--(1) Remove the outer envelope. (2) Tear off end of first // paper, then extract inner paper, touching only the end. (3) Under aseptic condi- // tions cut off farther end of inner paper and draw out ligature. // Johnson & Johnson NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., U.S.A."; (aa) printed on end: "BOILED // SURGEONS' SILK // No 8", printed on other end: "THE // ASTA // HIGH STANDARD";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-6
Condition Remarks
Canvas is extremely dirty and has rust marks inside; metal instruments slightly tarnished; white substance on end of (b); scissors (k) come apart easily; scalpel (l), Hey saw (h), scissors (j) and probe (v) extremely tarnished; catgut ligature packages (x, y, z) yellowed and faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals", George P. Pilling & Son, 1932, p. 260 (similar to model #P17750); "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality, 21st ed", Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, pp. 2205-2206
Research Facts
This set most likely was put together with a variety of instruments from different time periods, perhaps for display.
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001957
Description
Operating table consists of a baked enamel frame of metal tubing that supports the table top with two adjustable side leafs for head and legs; table has rubber feet and slots for possible missing stirrups.
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Accession Number
997001957
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Surgery
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Operating table consists of a baked enamel frame of metal tubing that supports the table top with two adjustable side leafs for head and legs; table has rubber feet and slots for possible missing stirrups.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Ingram and Bell (?)
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Based on similar item found in catalogue from 1950s.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-11-2
Dimension Notes
Length 82.0 cm x Width 77.0 cm x Depth 52.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Enamel has chipped off in a few places; scratches on table top and side leafs; some tarnishing and adhesive residue.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Instruments, Surgical Equipment, Supplies, for Physicians, Hospitals, Clinical Laboratories, and Industrial First Aid Departments," Ingram & Bell Ltd, 1945-55, p. 3 (similar to item #7052); CD #1.
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operating table syringe attachment

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Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1982.3.9
Description
A V-shaped trough is attached to a long post that has another, smaller post inserted with a screw adjustment; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1982.3.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A V-shaped trough is attached to a long post that has another, smaller post inserted with a screw adjustment; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
R.C.E.M.E.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
metal: brown; grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 33.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Photocopy attached to accession sheet; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Manufactured in 1942 by R.C.E.M.E. for use at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, R.C.A.M.C.; used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
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Backhaus towel clip

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Dates
1920
1982
1920-1982
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034466
Description
The Backhaus towel clip is scissor-like and made up of two halves joined with a screw and snap catch ratchet; closed round finger grips; distal end turns upwards and tapers to a sharp point.
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Accession Number
997034466
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- towel
Description
The Backhaus towel clip is scissor-like and made up of two halves joined with a screw and snap catch ratchet; closed round finger grips; distal end turns upwards and tapers to a sharp point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Dates
1920
1982
1920-1982
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. B-27 (similar to item #BH-090-01-E) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used to hold towels and drapes in place during surgery.
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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004219
Description
Black and gold metal one-piece box with inside divider to pull out three sizes of medicated gauze -- 3", 2 1/2", and 1 1/2" widths -- diagrams and instructions are contained inside tin; empty of original Elastoplast gauze
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Accession Number
993004219
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Black and gold metal one-piece box with inside divider to pull out three sizes of medicated
gauze -- 3", 2 1/2", and 1 1/2" widths -- diagrams and instructions are contained inside tin;
empty of original Elastoplast gauze
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
T.J. Smith & Nephew Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
metal: black; yellow
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on top of box: Elastoplast // BRAND // SURGERY CASE // CONTAINING // DRESSING
STRIPS // CONSISTING OF // MEDICATED GAUZE PAD BISMUTH SUBGALLATE 2/3% // ON ZINC OXIDE ELASTIC
PLASTER // No proprietary rights are claimed in the manufacture of this plaster, // except in
respect of the registered trade mark "Elastoplast." // MADE IN ENGLAND By T.J. SMITH & NEPHEW
LTD. // LONDON HULL MANCHESTER GLASGOW
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.2 cm. x Width: 11.8 cm. x Depth: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
dents; grime shows wear; inside has stains and scratches
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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Backhaus towel clip

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Dates
1920
1982
1920-1982
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034467
Description
The Backhaus towel clip is scissor-like and made up of two halves joined with a screw and snap catch ratchet; the proximal end has a closed round finger grip; distal end turns upwards and tapers to a sharp point.
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Accession Number
997034467
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- towel
Description
The Backhaus towel clip is scissor-like and made up of two halves joined with a screw and snap catch ratchet; the proximal end has a closed round finger grip; distal end turns upwards and tapers to a sharp point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1982
1920-1982
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"STEVENS SKIDMORE ENGLAND 84 1350" etched on instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. B-27 (similar to item #BH-090-01-E) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used to hold towels and drapes in place during surgery.
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