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Azurlite tinted trial lenses

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
Accession Number
1969.244.4
Description
Three ivory spectacle frames with round, slightly curved lenses; hinged together, in three shades, from pale to dark turquoise.
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Accession Number
1969.244.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Description
Three ivory spectacle frames with round, slightly curved lenses; hinged together, in three shades, from pale to dark turquoise.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
glass: turquoise
ivory: off-white
metal: yellowish
Inscriptions
On the bridge of the pale turquoise lens is "AZURLITE" No 1"; On the bridge of the light turquoise lens is "AZURLITE" No 2"; On the bridge of the dark turquoise lens is "AZURLITE" No 3";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Dimension Notes
Length 12.7 cm x Width 5.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Corrective eyeglasses
Optometry
Accession Number
997002181
Accession Number
997002181
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Corrective eyeglasses
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Spectacles
Lenses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Copy Type
Original
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Bishop Harman diaphragm test apparatus

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Vision Tests
Vision
Optometry
Accession Number
1984.10.2
Description
A diaphragm apparatus mounted with handle and support piece and 22 test cards; boxed.
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Accession Number
1984.10.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Vision Tests
Vision
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Description
A diaphragm apparatus mounted with handle and support piece and 22 test cards; boxed.
Part Names
box - Length 43.2 cm x Width 11.4 x Depth 5.7 cm
apparatus - Length 41.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. C. A. McRae; used by Dr. C. A. McRae, G. P. in Thornhill, Ont. 1930s-1983.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal
Paper
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Bishop Harman (1869-1945) was a London ophthalmologist; this is a device for indicating the capacity for fusing the visual images; the cards are viewed through a diaphragm that is closed slowly.
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Blank's Patent Triple Strap Rimless Reading Glass

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Dates
1901
1920
circa 1901-1920
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Magnifying glass
Accession Number
997001339 a-b
Description
A monocular magnifying or reading glass (a) in a leather case (b); the reading glass consists of a round piece of glass with slightly convex curves on both sides and thin, flat outer edges; one side has an attached metal handle made of heavy solid cylindrical wire; the handle has an elongated teard…
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Accession Number
997001339 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Magnifying glass
MeSH Heading
Vision
Optometry
Magnifying glass
Description
A monocular magnifying or reading glass (a) in a leather case (b); the reading glass consists of a round piece of glass with slightly convex curves on both sides and thin, flat outer edges; one side has an attached metal handle made of heavy solid cylindrical wire; the handle has an elongated teardrop shape and is open in the centre; it is attached on the glass with three small metal bars on both sides and a screw that goes through the glass; the reading glass is stored in a leather case (b); this case is teardrop-shaped and has a flap on one side that shuts with a snap and allows the glass to be put in securely and taken out.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - reading glass - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - leather case (closed) - Size: Length 11.8 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Blanks
Dates
1901
1920
circa 1901-1920
Date Remarks
Patented October 1901
Material
metal: silver; grey
glass: clear
leather: dark brown; black
Inscriptions
(a) The handle has, "PAT OCT // 1901" stamped into it where it attaches to the glass; (b) the inside flap of the case has, "BLANK'S PATENT TRIPLE STRAP // RIMLESS READING GLASS" in gold lettering.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Medicine, Mystery and the Macdonalds” stored in Rm 2017
Condition Remarks
(a) The glass shows minor wear only; there are no deep scratches, chips or breaks; the metal shows only minor wear and no corrosion is visible; (b) the leather shows a fair amount of wear--especially at the outer edges; the flap is torn in half at the middle and is prone to further damage; #2: leather is torn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #21; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11300
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Accession Number
000018003 a-c
Description
One complete pair of corrective eyeglasses with nose clip and arms attached directly to the lenses (a); the arms are curled; the lenses are convex ovals; one incomplete pair of eyeglasses with nose clip and one bracket for the arm attached to the lenses (b); the lenses are oval and convex; eyeglass…
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Accession Number
000018003 a-c
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
One complete pair of corrective eyeglasses with nose clip and arms attached directly to the lenses (a); the arms are curled; the lenses are convex ovals; one incomplete pair of eyeglasses with nose clip and one bracket for the arm attached to the lenses (b); the lenses are oval and convex; eyeglasses case covered in a green print fabric lined with black fabric (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
b - incomplete eyeglasses - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - case - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
metal: yellow
fabric: black, green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
The lenses of pair of eyeglasses (a) are dirty; there are several areas on each pair where chips are visible; only one pair is intact; the case is very dirty on the inside; incomplete pair of eyeglasses (b) was broken while being catalogued; the glass lenses cracked into several pieces; the remaining pieces are labeled in a mylar bag in the permanent storage location.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings, " 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 159 (similar to item 4299)
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8453
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
1986.7.2
Description
Eyeglasses made of thin gold wire with round glass lenses.
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Accession Number
1986.7.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Eyeglasses made of thin gold wire with round glass lenses.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. R. E. Richardson of Port Hope, Ont.; belonged to Dr. James H. Richardson (1823-1903), donor's grandfather.
Site Made (City)
Port Hope
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Dimension Notes
Length 114 mm x Width 27.0 mm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See Canniff, p. 575, for biography
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5448
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
Accession Number
1939.1.1 a-b
Description
A pair of eyeglasses made with tortoiseshell rims, hand-forged jointed brass temples, and bi-convex lenses; came in a lacquered case with a decorative knot tied to the end of the case ndf japanese characters inscribed on the case.
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Accession Number
1939.1.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
A pair of eyeglasses made with tortoiseshell rims, hand-forged jointed brass temples, and bi-convex lenses; came in a lacquered case with a decorative knot tied to the end of the case ndf japanese characters inscribed on the case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Width 12.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - case - Size: Length 15 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously owned by Mrs. P. J. F. Houston
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Material
glass
Shell
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
Lenses detached; left rim broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Nina Drake
Research Facts
Two visiting Japanese gentlemen identified the glasses as Japanese on the basis of the ancient Japanese writing on the case. There would originally have been a netsuke attached to the cord to allow the case to be suspended from the kimono sash (9/10/81).
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6004
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.343.1 a-b
Description
Oval-shaped biconvex eyeglasses with nickel frame and curved, slightly flattened earpieces; came with a black leather case.
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Accession Number
1969.343.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Oval-shaped biconvex eyeglasses with nickel frame and curved, slightly flattened earpieces; came with a black leather case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
case - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870-1920
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
leather: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Copy Type
Original
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6007
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.347.1 a-b
Description
A pair of eyeglasses with a case; nickel-plated frames, oval-shaped, biconvex lenses, slightly flattened earpieces; case made of several-ply paper, painted black.
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Accession Number
1969.347.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
A pair of eyeglasses with a case; nickel-plated frames, oval-shaped, biconvex lenses, slightly flattened earpieces; case made of several-ply paper, painted black.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 11.2 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
case - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
Some chipping where earpieces are attached to lenses; #2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6236
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.78.1 a-b
Description
Eyeglasses with gold (?) frame and curled sides, oval-shaped, convex cylindrical lenses; came in black leather case with black velvet lining on the inside.
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Accession Number
1969.78.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Eyeglasses with gold (?) frame and curled sides, oval-shaped, convex cylindrical lenses; came in black leather case with black velvet lining on the inside.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - eyeglasses
b - case - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
leather: black
fabric: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6247
Dates
1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Accession Number
1969.83.1 a-b
Description
A pair of rimless spectacles with gold-filled mounts and spring earpieces; bifocal convex lenses, oval in shape; came in a thin, soft leather case.
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Accession Number
1969.83.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
A pair of rimless spectacles with gold-filled mounts and spring earpieces; bifocal convex lenses, oval in shape; came in a thin, soft leather case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 3.0 cm
case - Size: 14.3 cm x Width 6.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J.C. Williams
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1914
Date Remarks
Date marked on case.
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
leather: brown
Inscriptions
On the case: "23rd 1914 J C Williams [in script] // TORONTO"; inside bridge: "FLK 1/10 12K G.F."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
Left lens is scratched; #2: leather on the case is degraded.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6249
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.85.1 a-b
Description
Eyeglasses with octagonal-shaped, biconvex lenses and gold (?) frames; straight sides with fenestrated earpieces; paper case with leather covering.
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Accession Number
1969.85.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Eyeglasses with octagonal-shaped, biconvex lenses and gold (?) frames; straight sides with fenestrated earpieces; paper case with leather covering.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
glasses - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
case - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
paper: brown
leather: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on case: "MOSES' PAT. // ELECTROGALVANIC" enclosed in a doughnut shape.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6490
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Accession Number
1972.16.2
Description
Eyeglasses with oval-shaped, bi-convex lenses in a brass frame; thin, straight earpieces.
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Accession Number
1972.16.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Description
Eyeglasses with oval-shaped, bi-convex lenses in a brass frame; thin, straight earpieces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Arthur Dill Kelly; belonged to Dr. John Gray of Glasgow.
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Left lens chipped
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. John Gray, who qualified at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at Glasgow in 1828 and then practised in Aberdeen; brought to Canada by his son, John Gray, who immigrated to Canada ca. 1860 and settled in Coldwater; left to Mrs. Kelly by Miss Katherine Gray, John Gray's last surviving child and Mrs. Kelly's aunt.
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corrective hard contact lenses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12134
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Ronald Missen Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Patient Care
Vision
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Contact lenses
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
007019001 a-d
Description
A pair hard contact lenses, (a) left and (b) right, with a (c) rubber lens remover in a velvet lined hinged storage (d) case.
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Accession Number
007019001 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ronald Missen Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Patient Care
Vision
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Contact lenses
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Contact Lenses
Visual Aids
Description
A pair hard contact lenses, (a) left and (b) right, with a (c) rubber lens remover in a velvet lined hinged storage (d) case.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a-b - contact lenses - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - lens remover - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam 1.1cm
d - case - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. Ronald Missen (1928-2007).
Maker
Obrig Laboratories, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Based on donor's prescription.
Material
fabric: brown, red
plastic: transparent
rubber: brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Mrs. Barbara Missen; based on documents
Research Facts
Dr. Missen (1928-2007) had corneal ulcers from the time he was a child that left scars on his eyes. His father used to drive him to the Cleveland Clinic for treatments and wore the prescription hard contact lenses since 1942 for sports while at: Westdale Secondary School, Hamilton (1941-1946), Queen's University, Kingston (1945-1951), and Cambridge University, U.K. (1953-1956). Dr. Missen was Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto. He had a corneal transplant in 2005.
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corrective tinted eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6005
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.344.1 a-b
Description
Oval-shaped concavo-convex dark tinted eyeglasses in a steel wire frame; straight sides with sightly flattened earpieces; came with paper case that has a leather-like exterior.
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Accession Number
1969.344.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Oval-shaped concavo-convex dark tinted eyeglasses in a steel wire frame; straight sides with sightly flattened earpieces; came with paper case that has a leather-like exterior.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
case - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 4.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
metal: grey
glass: translucent brown
paper: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Some prescription in lens (tested by J. C. Williams Co., 6/10/81)
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Dr. Reid's pocket ophthalmometer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6806
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Vision Tests
Optometry
Vision
Accession Number
1975.4.3 a-b
Description
(a) Telescopic piece slides out of (b) a squarish body that has a scale attached at one end; two metal "feet" extend from one side that have bolt holes in them.
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Accession Number
1975.4.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Vision Tests
Optometry
Vision
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Vision
Astigmatism -- diagnosis
Vision Tests -- instrumentation
Description
(a) Telescopic piece slides out of (b) a squarish body that has a scale attached at one end; two metal "feet" extend from one side that have bolt holes in them.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - telescopic piece
b - body - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. E. Wood, Charles H. Best Institute, Toronto.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: brown; yellow; black
Inscriptions
Scale has graduation lines and numbers.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-6
Condition Remarks
Worn.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Reid's Pocket Ophthalmometer is a miniature keratometer made by Kelvin & James White, Ltd. and is just 10 cm long. Made of black metal and brass with a small ivory scale and milled edge wheel to adjust the pointer mechanism.
Ophthalmometer definition, an instrument for measuring the reflection of an image on the surface of the cornea and other capacities of the eye, used chiefly for determining the presence and degree of astigmatism.
Keratometers measure the radius of curvature of the anterior (front) corneal surface of the eye.
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equipment stand

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact870
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis
Diagnosis, Eyes
Optometry
Physical Examination
Vision
Vision Tests
Accession Number
994008002 a-b
Description
Black cast-iron adjustable mobile equipment stand for Sitoptic balance has black wooden table top with one drawer.
Accession Number
994008002 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis
Diagnosis, Eyes
Optometry
Physical Examination
Vision
Vision Tests
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis
Diagnosis, Eyes
Optometry
Physical Examination
Vision
Vision Tests
Description
Black cast-iron adjustable mobile equipment stand for Sitoptic balance has black wooden table top with one drawer.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 63.5 cm. x Width 42.3 cm. x Depth 81.3 cm.
b - drawer - Size: Length 38.0 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 17.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Chiong .
Maker
Imperial Optical Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: black
wood: black
Inscriptions
"IMPERIAL OPTICAL CO. // TORONTO, CANADA // SERIAL NO. 485"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
Floor
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
wooden top = fair; waterstains have ruined paint in one corner; table top s/b refinished
Exhibit History
On display "Electricity and the Invisible Ray", (North Gallery Room 1013) Museum of Health Care, Oct. 2006 - 20 Feb 2016.
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Eye and Ear [educational chart]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1001
Dates
1949
1960
circa 1949-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Optometry
Vision
Teaching aids
Anatomy
Accession Number
997011002
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts 11 views of the human eye or ear -- each given the following figure letters: (A) eye, seen from the front; (B) muscles of the eye, seen from the side; (C) median sagittal sec…
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Accession Number
997011002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Optometry
Vision
Teaching aids
Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Ear -- drawings
Eye -- drawings
Anatomy, Artistic -- visual aids
Teaching Materials
Vision
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts 11 views of the human eye or ear -- each given the following figure letters: (A) eye, seen from the front; (B) muscles of the eye, seen from the side; (C) median sagittal section through the eyeball; (D) eyeball partially dissected to show its layers; (E) interior of the posterior half of the eye as seen through the ophthalmoscope; (F) anterior part of the eye, seen from behind; (G) diagrammatic horizontal section through the head at the level of the optic chiasma, showing relations of the optic nerve to retina and visual fields and pathways; right blue; left - red; (H) frontal section of the right external and middle ear; (I) greatly-enlarged section through cochlea; (K) passage of sound waves through the external ear (green), middle ear (red), internal ear (blue); and (L) auditory ossicles and labyrinth in natural size; individual parts within these figures are numbered, and there is a list of printed identifications at the bottom of the chart; the wooden rods at the top and bottom of the chart are cylindrical and have been cut lengthwise in half to allow the poster ends to go in the middle, then are joined with metal staples; the top rod has a metal ring and a cloth ribbon attached at the centre to allow the poster to be hung or to tie it closed if rolled.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Kingston General Hospital; used by Education Services.
Maker
Dr. te Neues and Company
Site Made (City)
Kempen
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1949
1960
circa 1949-1960
Material
metal: yellow; grey
paper: blue; beige; red; black; white; grey; brown; pink; green; yellow
fabric: off-white; dark blue
wood: light brown
Inscriptions
The bottom of the chart reads, "DENOYER-GEPPERT // ANATOMY SERIES // ARTIST M. RÖHL // Copyright DENOYER-GEPPERT COMPANY. Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. // All mounting by Denoyer-Geppert Co. // Printed by DR. te NEUES AND COMPANY. Kempen, Western Germany // KL 11 Eye and Ear"; there is also printed identification of numbered body parts; a paper label attached to the top rod reads, "KL 11 EYE AND EAR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-12-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 166.0 cm. x Width: 118.0 cm. x Depth: 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The poster was somewhat dusty when it arrived; the cloth backing shows staining and cracking; the front of the poster shows a few minor areas of paper loss and some small tears, especially at the edges; all printing is fully legible; there are water damage stains on the top section of the poster and small grayish-black stains from inactive mould.
Copy Type
Original
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eyeglasses with hearing aid

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8488
Dates
1920
1950
1920-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Otolaryngology
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Accession Number
1988.10.7
Description
Plastic spectacles with bifocal lenses; sidepieces modified to incorporate a hearing aid / battery pack / volume control on the left side; the right side is thickened to visually resemble the left; frames decorated in front; designed for use by a female in a 'cats eye' style frame.
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Accession Number
1988.10.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Otolaryngology
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Description
Plastic spectacles with bifocal lenses; sidepieces modified to incorporate a hearing aid / battery pack / volume control on the left side; the right side is thickened to visually resemble the left; frames decorated in front; designed for use by a female in a 'cats eye' style frame.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sunnybrook Hospital, ENT Department.
Maker
Beltone
Dates
1920
1950
1920-1950
Material
plastic: black
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Medicine, Mystery and the Macdonalds” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 12.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
An innovative way of housing a hearing aid that is no longer in use.
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eyeglasses with hearing aid

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8489
Dates
1950
1970
1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Otolaryngology
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Accession Number
1988.10.8
Description
A plastic eyeglass frame, upper edge grooved to receive a wire linking a hearing aid/battery pack on the left side to the amplifier on the right; both pieces of the device attach with 2-5 mm pins to the ends of the sidepieces.
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Accession Number
1988.10.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Otolaryngology
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Vision
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Description
A plastic eyeglass frame, upper edge grooved to receive a wire linking a hearing aid/battery pack on the left side to the amplifier on the right; both pieces of the device attach with 2-5 mm pins to the ends of the sidepieces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sunnybrook Hospital, ENT Department.
Maker
hearing aid: Zenith Radio Corp.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1970
1950-1970
Material
plastic: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Dimension Notes
Width 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
No lenses in glasses.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Incorporates devices to augment hearing in both ears.
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