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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1986.7.2
Description
Spectacles made of thin 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
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Description
Spectacles made of thin 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 (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
JPG
Reference Comments
See Canniff, p. 575, for biography; CD #UHN
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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.17.1 a-c
Description
A pair of spectacles with oval-shaped bi-convex lenses, thin steel frame with hinged earpieces; in a black paper case that is semi-cylindrical in cross section.
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Accession Number
1969.17.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
A pair of spectacles with oval-shaped bi-convex lenses, thin steel frame with hinged earpieces; in a black paper case that is semi-cylindrical in cross section.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 10.5 cm
case bottom - Size: Length 7.2 cm
case top
Provenance
Acquired from the the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
glass: clear
paper: black; beige
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
#2: The leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Believed to have belonged to Osler's father; Featherstone Lake, Osler.
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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.78.1 a-b
Description
Spectacles 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
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
Spectacles 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
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
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
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1970.7.1
Description
Spectacles with straight sidepieces; both lenses of plano-convex type; oval in shape; frame made of steel wire (homemade?); case is made of several ply of paper and painted black.
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Accession Number
1970.7.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
Spectacles with straight sidepieces; both lenses of plano-convex type; oval in shape; frame made of steel wire (homemade?); case is made of several ply of paper and painted black.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Gordon B. White, Port Colborne, Ont.; given to Dr. White by a patient.
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
metal: grey
paper: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Dimension Notes
Length 17.2 cm x Width 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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non-prescription tinted eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5920
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.294.1 a-c
Description
A pair of eyeglasses and case; slightly concavo-convex, dark green, oval-shaped glasses; brass (gold-plated) frames and curved earpieces.
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Accession Number
1969.294.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
A pair of eyeglasses and case; slightly concavo-convex, dark green, oval-shaped glasses; brass (gold-plated) frames and curved earpieces.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Width 12.0 cm
case - Size - Length 7.0 cm
case lid
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
cardboard (?): brown
glass: translucent olive-green
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
Case lid is torn; #2: the leather case is severely degraded.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
"No prescription in lens" according to J.C. Williams Co. (Oct. 6, 1981)
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Dates
1925
1950
1925-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1987.1.2 a-c
Description
Optometer (a) with a wooden handle, metal eyepiece, sliding visual test chart mounted on a calibrated wooden rod; accompanied by a pink card (b), printed and calibrated, two pieces that interlock at the temple; a blank form (c) for ordering corrective lenses based on tests and measurements made usiā€¦
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Accession Number
1987.1.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Optometry
Description
Optometer (a) with a wooden handle, metal eyepiece, sliding visual test chart mounted on a calibrated wooden rod; accompanied by a pink card (b), printed and calibrated, two pieces that interlock at the temple; a blank form (c) for ordering corrective lenses based on tests and measurements made using (a) and (b).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - optometer - Size: Length 33.5 cm
b - eye measure - Size: Length 15.0 cm
c - order form - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 21.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. T. Porter; used by his grandfather, James Mason, in Listowel.
Site Made (Country)
Canada / USA
Dates
1925
1950
1925-1950
Material
paper; pink; yellow
wood: brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Condition Remarks
Worn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
It was illegal for optometrists to use optometers after 1919, but they were frequently given away by mail order companies with the spectacle order forms.
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tinted eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6248
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.84.1 a-b
Description
Oval-shaped, concaval-convex smoked glasses with steel wire frame; paper case with leather-like cover.
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Accession Number
1969.84.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
Oval-shaped, concaval-convex smoked glasses with steel wire frame; paper case with leather-like cover.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Length 10.7 cm x Width 3.0 cm
case - Size: Length 12.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Ambrose Kent & Sons
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: silver
glass: translucent brown
paper: brown
Inscriptions
On case: "Ambrose Kent & Sons [cursive] // 156 YONGE ST. // &5&7"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
Broken right earpiece; glasses chipped; #2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Noted 6/10/81: "no prescription in lens" (J.C. Williams Co.)
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tinted pince-nez

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8454
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1986.7.3
Description
Dark lenses mounted onto a flexible nose piece; right lens has a small hole drilled through it, presumably for attaching a ribbon or thread.
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Accession Number
1986.7.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
Dark lenses mounted onto a flexible nose piece; right lens has a small hole drilled through it, presumably for attaching a ribbon or thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. R.E. Richardson of Port Hope, Ont.; from the home of Dr. James H. Richardson (1823-1903), donor's grandfather.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
glass: translucent grey
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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