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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.8.6
Description
Large metal syringe with detachable tip and three-ring handle.
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Accession Number
1975.8.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Large metal syringe with detachable tip and three-ring handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Hugh Gilchrist, executor of Dr. McCosh's estate (Toronto); owned and used by Dr. J.T. McCosh of the University of Toronto.
Maker
The Randall Faichney Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MATCHLESS"; "THE RANDALL FAICHNEY CO."; "BOSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001010 a-b
Description
Ear syringe which consists of (a) the syringe that is a hollow cylindrical tube that has openings at both ends; one end has a small circular opening with an attached tapered tip that is also cylindrical and hollow and which tapers to a smaller circular opening; the other end of the syringe is fully…
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Accession Number
997001010 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Ear syringe which consists of (a) the syringe that is a hollow cylindrical tube that has openings at both ends; one end has a small circular opening with an attached tapered tip that is also cylindrical and hollow and which tapers to a smaller circular opening; the other end of the syringe is fully open and has threading on the outer lip; this threading allows the attachment of the cap of (b), the plunger; the plunger has a round cap with threading on the inside edge and two circular finger grips attached to the top; a circular hole in the centre of the cap allows the central bar of the plunger to slide through; the bar is solid cylindrical metal with a round plunger at one end, which fits inside the syringe; the other end of the central bar has an attached oval thumb grip; the central bar also has a scale from 1 to 4 stamped into it
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ear syringe; Size: Length 16.1 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
b - ear syringe plunger; Size: Length 18.8 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Randall Faichney Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) The outside of the syringe is stamped, "MATCHLESS // THE RANDALL FAICHNEY CO. // BOSTON"; the end of the syringe where the tip is attached has the number "23" stamped into it; (b) the bottom of the plunger has the number "23" stamped into it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
The syringe arrived dusty and dirty; the thumb ring has been soldered with a gold-coloured metal (presumably after having been broken off); no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #86; Very similar to C/-6033-41 in "Surgical Instruments," by Kny-Scheerer, 1915, p. 3083 (see attached photocopy); similar to N-810 in "Surgical Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company, 1966, p. 42 (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
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Tyrian politzer bag

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.443.1 a-b
Description
A black rubber bulb with a plastic nozzle and metal air intake, contained in a box; note: bag does not belong with box; box specifies red, and also the drawing does not match the item.
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Accession Number
1969.443.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Description
A black rubber bulb with a plastic nozzle and metal air intake, contained in a box; note: bag does not belong with box; box specifies red, and also the drawing does not match the item.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bulb - Size: Length 17.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 8.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Tyer Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Andover
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
rubber: black
plastic: black
metal
cardboard: beige; black
Inscriptions
On box: "TYRIAN // POLITZER BAG // [drawing of bulb with a tube protruding] // 6 OZ. RED // TYER RUBBER CO. // ANDOVER MASS, USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Condition Remarks
Air bag has collapsed, does not retain original shape; #2: rubber stiff; #3: severe rubber damage; requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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