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aesthesiometer

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Ophthalmology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Vision
Vision Tests
Accession Number
994006014 a-j
Description
"Cochet & Bonnet" aesthesiometer in original dark green hinged box with brass closures and emerald green velvet fittings inside for aesthesiometer; metal piece, clear plastic tube for filament storage, original instruction sheet and instructions to change filaments, chart in French, plus plastic pa…
Accession Number
994006014 a-j
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Ophthalmology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Vision
Vision Tests
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Vision
Vision Tests -- instrumentation
Vision Tests
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Description
"Cochet & Bonnet" aesthesiometer in original dark green hinged box with brass closures and emerald green velvet fittings inside for aesthesiometer; metal piece, clear plastic tube for filament storage, original instruction sheet and instructions to change filaments, chart in French, plus plastic package to hold 3 supporting screws and a small package of silica gel.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 25.7 cm. x Width 8.4 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
b - aesthesiometer - Size: Length 18.0 cm. x Depth 2.1 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
c - metal piece - Size: Length 2.4 cm. x Width 2.2 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
d - filament tube - Size: Length 20.1 cm. x Diameter0.6 cm.
e - instruction sheet - Size: Length 23.6 cm. x Width 15.1 cm.
f - chart - Size: Length 12.3 cm. x Width 5.2 cm.
g-h - blue paper - Size: Length 27.3 cm. x Width 21.2 cm.
i - extra screw pkg. - Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Width 5.6 cm.
j - silica gel - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Width 3.5 cm. x Depth 0.3 cm.
Provenance
Used in Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Ophthalmology.
Maker
Luneau & Coffignon
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
metal: black; white; yellow
plastic: clear
paper: white; black; blue
wood: green
fabric: green
Inscriptions
"LUNEAU & COFFIGNON // OPHTHALMOLOGIE // 3, RUE D'EDIMBOURG - PARIS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-7
Research Facts
Used to measure corneal sensitivity.
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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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battery operated lamp

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Vision
Accession Number
993004136 a-e
Description
Hand-held "pocket" metal examining throat flashlight is battery operated and contains original light bulb; batteries fit into handle, then angled head holds screw in bulb which is fitted with metal cap; original instructions included.
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Accession Number
993004136 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Vision
MeSH Heading
MM= Lamp
Ophthalmology
Vision
Description
Hand-held "pocket" metal examining throat flashlight is battery operated and contains original light bulb; batteries fit into handle, then angled head holds screw in bulb which is fitted with metal cap; original instructions included.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - handle - Size:
b - head - Size:
c - cap - Size:
d - instruction sheet - Size:
e - Christmas tag - Size:
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on clip: "LUMI-SCOPE // PAT. NO. 2312305; light bulb: "222"; handwritten Christmas tag states: "Greetings: Management and / Staff / Fullerton Drug Store"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Condition Remarks
Shows wear; # 2: no damage; #3: documentary pieces that accompany lamp are missing.
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Beaver surgical eye blade

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Accession Number
004029018
Description
A Beaver surgical eye blade consisting of a tiny knife in a blue plastic case; the case has a window on the top making the blade visible; sealed in a cellophane wrapper.
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Accession Number
004029018
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
A Beaver surgical eye blade consisting of a tiny knife in a blue plastic case; the case has a window on the top making the blade visible; sealed in a cellophane wrapper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Beaver
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
metal: silver
plastic: blue
cellophane: clear
Inscriptions
Printed on the case: "Beaver // EYE BLADE // STERILE // LOT NO. 08167 // PRODUCT IDENT. NO. // 5220 // 52M // STAINLESS STEEL // AUTOCLAVABLE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 15.4 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J. F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1960, p. 306
Research Facts
The blade would attach to a separate handle.
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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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Bon-Opto for the Eyes

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Pharmacy
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, Ophthalmology
Vision
Accession Number
996001024 a-b
Description
(a) Empty short square clear glass bottle with flat sides and flattened corners; the bottom of the bottle is closed, flat and slightly convex; the top of the bottle is round and open and has a cylindrical neck and rounded lip; the front and back panels of the bottle have embossed letters; there is …
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Accession Number
996001024 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Pharmacy
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, Ophthalmology
Vision
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmic Solutions
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- eye solutions -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Vision
Description
(a) Empty short square clear glass bottle with flat sides and flattened corners; the bottom of the bottle is closed, flat and slightly convex; the top of the bottle is round and open and has a cylindrical neck and rounded lip; the front and back panels of the bottle have embossed letters; there is also a small metal eye cup (b), which is a small oval bowl-like piece with an open top that has higher right and left edges; the cup tapers somewhat to a closed flat bottom.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Height 7.9 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b - eye cup - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the bottle reads, "BON-OPTO // FOR // THE EYES" in raised letters; the back of the bottle has "BON-OPTO" in raised letters within an outline of the eye cup; (b) the front of the eye cup has raised letters in the metal which read, "BON-OPTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row C
Condition Remarks
(a) The glass is complete with no chips or cracks; the interior of the bottle has minor residue; the upper corner of the outside front has a small rust stain on it; (b) the metal shows minor wear only with no corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Bon-Opto active drug ingredients: chloretone, zinc sulphate, sodium chloride, boric acid, menthe poivre, camphre de menthe.
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Bon-Opto for the Eyes

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Pharmacy
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, Ophthalmology
Vision
Accession Number
996001118
Description
Short square clear glass bottle; short circular neck intended for cork; two paper labels on opposite sides of glass; embossed writing on glass on two other opposite sides.
Accession Number
996001118
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Pharmacy
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, Ophthalmology
Vision
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmic Solutions
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- eye solutions -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Short square clear glass bottle; short circular neck intended for cork; two paper labels on opposite sides of glass; embossed writing on glass on two other opposite sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
Valmas Drug Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Bon-Opto // Bon-Opto // For // The Eyes
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row C
Length
8.1 cm.
Width
4.2 cm
Depth
4.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper labels are discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Bon-Opto active drug ingredients: chloretone, zinc sulphate, sodium chloride, boric acid, menthe poivre, camphre de menthe.
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Bowman lachrymal probe

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
997001362
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a straight length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the…
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Accession Number
997001362
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a straight length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the centre of one side of the probe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The outer edge of the thumb grip has the numbers "7 // 8" stamped into the metal, one at each end.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal was tarnished; metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #709; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; arrived in and stored in a canvas pouch (not catalogued) with 997.001.351-.361 and 997.001.363-.364; "Eye Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company (n.d.), p. 89 (item E-4205)
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Bowman lachrymal probe

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
997001363
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached ovals with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to …
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Accession Number
997001363
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached ovals with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the centre of one side of the probe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The outer edge of the thumb grip has the numbers "5 // 6" stamped into the metal, one at each end as well as the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal at the centre, between the numbers.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 12.9 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal was tarnished; the metal has been bent several times and is no longer straight; metal shows only minor scratches; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #709; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; arrived in and stored in a canvas pouch (not catalogued) with 997.001.351-.362 and 997.001.364; "Eye Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company, (n.d.), p. 89 (item E-4204)
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Bowman lachrymal probe

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
997001364
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached t…
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Accession Number
997001364
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the centre of one side of the probe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Meyrowitz
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
sterling silver: silver
Inscriptions
The outer edge of the thumb grip has the numbers "3 // 4" stamped into the metal, one at each end as well as the words, "STERLING // MEYROWITZ" stamped into the metal at the centre, between the numbers
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal was tarnished; one end of the probe has visible dark staining; metal shows only minor scratches; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #709; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; arrived in and stored in a canvas pouch (not catalogued) with 997.001.351-.363; "Eye Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company, (n.d.), p. 89 (item E-4203)
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Bowman's eye speculum

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Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
1969.108.1
Description
Eye speculum, consksting of a Y-shaped piece connected to a spring-like mechanism at one end and each arm of the Y connected to an arm ending in a curved retractor.
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Accession Number
1969.108.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
Eye speculum, consksting of a Y-shaped piece connected to a spring-like mechanism at one end and each arm of the Y connected to an arm ending in a curved retractor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Material
metal: dark grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Most similar to Mayer & Meltzer, 1880, p. 51 (item #162); very similar to Tiemann, 1889, p. 152 (item #1856) and Kny-Scheerer, 1915, p. 3036 (item #C/-2577)
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Bowman's lachrymal probe

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
1975.3.11
Description
A roughly straight, double-ended probe with a flat oblong plate in the centre.
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Accession Number
1975.3.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
A roughly straight, double-ended probe with a flat oblong plate in the centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A. D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Probe is tarnished; as the wire is soft, it has been bent, and then re-bent back into position; as a result, the wire is wavy.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 3028
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Bowman's lachrymal probe

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6968
Dates
1900
1920
1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
1976.6.66
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Accession Number
1976.6.66
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1900
1920
1900-1920
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
UHN artefact file
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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Bowman's strabismus hook

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8051
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
1980.28.3
Description
A narrow steel rod, a bit thicker at the handle end, which is six-sided and cross-hatched; ends in a narrow "hook" at about 45° to the rod.
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Accession Number
1980.28.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- hook -- ophthalmic
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Description
A narrow steel rod, a bit thicker at the handle end, which is six-sided and cross-hatched; ends in a narrow "hook" at about 45° to the rod.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
S. Westphal
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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box for ophthalmological instruments

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9839
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
997001642 a-b
Accession Number
997001642 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box top - Size:
b - box bottom - Size:
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
E. B. Metrowitz
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Condition Remarks
Box joined loosely together; stains on wood; top is heavily stained; label is wrinkled.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
Research Facts
Box to hold optical and electro-medical apparatus: "eye, ear, nose and throat instruments," sent from Dr. J.C. Connell for repairs.
Exhibit History
Queen's Sesquicentennial Exhibit, Bracken Library, 2004; On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
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canalicus knife

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5988
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Accession Number
1969.329.1
Description
A small eye scalpel with a broken blade; nickel-plated.
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Accession Number
1969.329.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
A small eye scalpel with a broken blade; nickel-plated.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source is Dr. Walter Little Carruthers.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Condition Remarks
Discoloured; broken blade.
Copy Type
Original
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cannula and probe

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1116
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
992070077 w-y
Description
Cannula (w) open-ended metal tube with one flared end; outside of flared lip is attached a 1.2 cm metal tube; thin metal cylindrical probe ((y) possibly broken away from a handle, bent from use; end near break is three-sided, then it becomes cylindrical with gold film.
Accession Number
992070077 w-y
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Ophthalmology
Vision
Vision Tests -- instrumentation
Diagnosis, Eyes
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- accessories
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe
Description
Cannula (w) open-ended metal tube with one flared end; outside of flared lip is attached a 1.2 cm metal tube; thin metal cylindrical probe ((y) possibly broken away from a handle, bent from use; end near break is three-sided, then it becomes cylindrical with gold film.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cannula - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Diam. 0.7 cm.
b - metal tube - Size: Length 9.2 cm. x Diam. 0.4 cm.
c - probe - Size: Length 20.5 cm. x Diam. 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Length
w - 6.5 cm y - 20.0 cm
Width
w - 2.2 cm y - 0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
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capsular forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9623
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
995005078
Description
Forceps with a curved neck with large and small convex bends; arms are grooved to allow for good grip.
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Accession Number
995005078
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Description
Forceps with a curved neck with large and small convex bends; arms are grooved to allow for good grip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1947; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on the face of the forceps is the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a caduceus rod topped by a crown, with text below: "STAINLESS"; on the reverse: "JETTER & SCHEERER // GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 14.3 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Small amounts of tarnish and inactive corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality, 21st ed." Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 3010 (similar to item C/-647)
Research Facts
For use in eye operations
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