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Potain's aspirator

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1976.9.2 a-m
Description
Aspirator in a case with slots for the various parts.
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Accession Number
1976.9.2 a-m
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration -- instrumentation
Suction -- instrumentation
Description
Aspirator in a case with slots for the various parts.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - barrel and piston
b - stopcock
c - trocar
d - blunt trocar (?)
e - needle
f - needle
g - needle
h - nozzle (?)
i - nozzle (?)
j - nozzle (?)
k - nozzle with tubing
l - rubber tubing
m - case - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 12.2 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
rubber: dark red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-11
Condition Remarks
Empty slots in case indicate that pieces are missing; barrel and piston are rusting; stopcock has white adhesive tape wrapped around it; rubber tubing on (k) dried out and cracked; case is dented and stained; #2: Rubber -- may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 2325 (similar to item #B/-9210); CD #UHN
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medicine bottle

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004028 a-b
Description
Molded glass bottle has glass stopper with disk-shaped finial; the word "ALCOHOL" and its chemical equation are embossed on bottle
Accession Number
993004028 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Alcohol, Ethyl
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Molded glass bottle has glass stopper with disk-shaped finial; the word "ALCOHOL" and its chemical equation are embossed on bottle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter5.3 cm.
b - stopper - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Raised design in bottle sides: "ALCOHOL // C2H5OH"; raised design underneath: "WTCO // J //
U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1
Condition Remarks
shows wear; inside requires brush to scrub sides; #2: white residue inside
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Potain's aspirator

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1973.15.3 a-o
Description
A case (a) is covered with black cloth, with a purple-red velvet lining inside, contains: (b) a brass-plated syringe fitted with a one-way valve and two fittings; (c) a red rubber stopper with metal fittings and taps; (d-e) red rubber tubes with metal fittings; (f-h) three syringe needles; (i) a tr…
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Accession Number
1973.15.3 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration -- instrumentation
Suction -- instrumentation
Description
A case (a) is covered with black cloth, with a purple-red velvet lining inside, contains: (b) a brass-plated syringe fitted with a one-way valve and two fittings; (c) a red rubber stopper with metal fittings and taps; (d-e) red rubber tubes with metal fittings; (f-h) three syringe needles; (i) a trocar and director; (j) a trocar with director and tap and a bit of rubber tubing; (k) a thin trocar with director; (l-m) metal plungers; (n-o) two ampoules containing 2 cc. novocain 2% Suprarenin 1:20,000.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 26.0 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
c - rubber stopper
d - tube - Size: Length 35.5 cm
e- tube - Size: Length 57.0 cm
f - needle - Size: Length 9.2 cm
g - needle - Size: Length 8.3 cm
h - needle - Size: Length 8.3 cm
i - trocar - Size: Length 15.0 cm
j - trocar - Size: Length 15.0 cm
k - thin trocar - Size: Length 11.0 cm
l - plunger - Size: Length 14.5 cm
m - plunger - Size: Length 14.5 cm
n - ampouole
o - ampoule
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Charles W. Harris; belonged to his father, Dr. Wilbur Howard Harris.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal: silver; yellow
fabric: black; purple
rubber: red
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Ingram & Bell logo: a capital I overlaid with a capital B surrounded by a circle; (b) "A [downward arrow, upward arrow] J"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-11
Condition Remarks
#2: The case is peeling; the rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
G. Tiemann & Co. Catalogue, 1889, p. 132 (similar to item in Fig. 1737); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Wilbur Howard Harris (1864-1940) graduated from Trinity Medical School in 1884; obit. in "Bull. Acad. Med. Tor.," Vol. 13, No. 6, March 1940, p. 126.
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