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Diagnostic otoscope

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Dates
1900
1960
1900-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1979.27.6
Description
Otoscope has a metal handle with an attachment for a speculum that has a nylon collar and a glass magnifying lens.
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Accession Number
1979.27.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
Description
Otoscope has a metal handle with an attachment for a speculum that has a nylon collar and a glass magnifying lens.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Welch-Allyn
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1960
1900-1960
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
nylon: black
metal: silver
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Hartz catalogue, 1960, p. 198; Harz catalogue, 1975, pp. 40-41; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Macnamara practised in Toronto throughout his life; retired in 1960; this instrument is a size 201 (or 20100) with a size 705 (or 70500) handle, which takes "C"-size batteries.
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operating otoscope with tongue blade holder

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1978.6.9
Description
Otoscope consists of a cylindrical metal handle that contains batteries and a lens for shining light through the attached speculum and into the ear; two extra specula; has a built-on tongue blade holder.
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Accession Number
1978.6.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
Description
Otoscope consists of a cylindrical metal handle that contains batteries and a lens for shining light through the attached speculum and into the ear; two extra specula; has a built-on tongue blade holder.
Part Names
otoscope - Size: Length 21.6 cm x Width 9.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K.W. Sheath; belonged to her brother, Dr. Wade, who graduated from the University of Toronto in 1932.
Maker
Welch-Allyn Co.
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
Body is discoloured and mottled; interior is covered with acid from leaking batteries; glass is cracked; metal leading to speculum is discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Hartz Catalogue, 1950-51, p. 27 (item A577); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Uses a Welch-Allyn lamp #2 (model #217?).
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ophthalmology diagnostic set

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1977.5.41 a-k
Description
A leatherette-covered cardboard case (k) contains a set of ophthalmological diagnostic instruments: ophthalmoscope (a); unknown (c); lens (d); unknown (e); three specula (f-h); unknown (i); part of holder (j); Note: battery container (b) missing as of 8/9/83 after CBC loan..
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Accession Number
1977.5.41 a-k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Ophthalmoscopy
Description
A leatherette-covered cardboard case (k) contains a set of ophthalmological diagnostic instruments: ophthalmoscope (a); unknown (c); lens (d); unknown (e); three specula (f-h); unknown (i); part of holder (j); Note: battery container (b) missing as of 8/9/83 after CBC loan..
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - ophthalmoscope - Size: 8.0 cm x 4.25 cm
d - lens - Size: Diam. 4.0 cm
f-h - specula - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
k - case - Length 24.25 cm x Width 9.75 cm x Depth 5.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. T.W. Thompson, Nakomas, Florida.
Maker
Welch Allyn Co.
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
leatherette: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On ophthalmoscope: "Welch Allyn // Pat. No. // 2027663 // + –"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-14
Condition Remarks
Battery container (b) is missing; #2: leatherette peeling off the box.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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