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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996029008 a-b
Description
Syringe consists of (a) a clear glass barrel with brown markings, and (b) a plunger; (a) one end flares out into a flattened oval lip; at the other end, glass narrows into a cylindrical metal cap with two rectangular holes opposite to each other at the midway point; a narrow metal rim extends past …
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Accession Number
996029008 a-b
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Syringe consists of (a) a clear glass barrel with brown markings, and (b) a plunger; (a) one end
flares out into a flattened oval lip; at the other end, glass narrows into a cylindrical metal cap
with two rectangular holes opposite to each other at the midway point; a narrow metal rim extends
past these, encircling a smaller metal cylinder, open at the end, which in turn extends out; (b)
the plunger is an opaque glass cylinder, flat at both ends; at one end, glass narrows and becomes
clear, then widens into a large flat circle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - syringe - Size: Length 9.4 cm. x Width 2.8 cm. x Depth 2.2 cm.
b - plunger - Size: Length 8.7 cm. x Diameter1.3
Provenance
Dr. James Howard Walmsey, graduated Queen's Meds in 1915
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Doctor practiced in Prince Edward County from around 1920 to 1969
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paint: brown
Inscriptions
On (a), one side, lengthwise: measuring lines going from 0 (unmarked) to "1", "2", "3", "4", "5cc";
also a cross with an "M" in the upper left sector, "2" in the lower right; on its other side: "BD
// LUER-LOK // MULTI-FIT" with a stylized syringe; "MADE IN U.S.A."; on (b) in brown ink: a cross
with an "M" in the upper left sector, "2" in the lower right
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-2
Condition Remarks
No signs of age or wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Kathleen Girard (granddaughter); CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Walmsey (1890-1969) graduated Queen's Arts 1912, Queen's Meds 1915; practiced in Prince Edward
County from 1920-1969
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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hypodermic needle

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996029009
Description
Needle consists of a long, narrow, hollow barrel with one end cut on an angle to form a sharp point; other end is attached to a cylinder which widens into a rectangle whose short sides have a concave curve; atop this rectangle is another, larger, hollow cylinder which has a rectangular flange, with…
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Accession Number
996029009
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Needle consists of a long, narrow, hollow barrel with one end cut on an angle to form a sharp
point; other end is attached to a cylinder which widens into a rectangle whose short sides have a
concave curve; atop this rectangle is another, larger, hollow cylinder which has a rectangular
flange, with concave curves on all sides, just below its top edge
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dr. James Howard Walmsey, graduated Queen's Meds in 1915
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Doctor practiced in Prince Edward County from around 1920 to 1969
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On one flat side of rectangle: "Pe"; on the other flat side: "20G"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.7 cm. x Width: 0.7 cm. x Depth: 0.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
No signs of wear or tarnish; no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Kathleen Girard (granddaughter); CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Walmsey (1890-1969) graduated Queen's Arts 1912, Queen's Meds 1915; practiced in Prince Edward
County from 1920-1969
Images
Less detail

hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact991
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996029010
Description
Needle consists of a long, narrow, hollow barrel with one end cut on an angle to form a sharp point; other end is attached to a cylinder which widens into a rectangle whose short sides have a concave curve; atop this rectangle is another, larger, hollow cylinder which has a rectangular flange, with…
  1 image  
Accession Number
996029010
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Needle consists of a long, narrow, hollow barrel with one end cut on an angle to form a sharp
point; other end is attached to a cylinder which widens into a rectangle whose short sides have a
concave curve; atop this rectangle is another, larger, hollow cylinder which has a rectangular
flange, with concave curves on all sides, just below its top edge
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dr. James Howard Walmsey, graduated Queen's Meds in 1915
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Doctor practiced in Prince Edward County from around 1920 to 1969
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On one flat side of rectangle: "Pe"; on the other flat side: "20G"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.7 cm. x Width: 0.7 cm. x Depth: 0.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
No signs of wear or corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Kathleen Girard (granddaughter); CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Walmsey (1890-1969) graduated Queen's Arts 1912, Queen's Meds 1915; practiced in Prince Edward
County from 1920-1969
Images
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