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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1985.20.1
Description
A roughly spherical ceramic container with a small round opening with a lip and an integral handle on the top; grey speckled glaze, with underside and the lower left centimetre left unglazed.
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Accession Number
1985.20.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- urinal
Description
A roughly spherical ceramic container with a small round opening with a lip and an integral handle on the top; grey speckled glaze, with underside and the lower left centimetre left unglazed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. John. Thompson.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
ceramic: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-5
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 17.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Mr. John Thompson; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mr. Thompson found the urinal in an abandoned farmhouse on the coast north of Kyoto, Japan, in the summer of 1972.
Images
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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1985.23.2
Description
A cream-coloured card with cut-out circles around three edges and various scales printed on it.
Accession Number
1985.23.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
A cream-coloured card with cut-out circles around three edges and various scales printed on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
cardboard: cream
Inscriptions
Various scales printed around the edges; in the centre is printed: "AMERICAN SURGICAL TRADE ASSOCIATION // STANDARD METRIC CATHETER SCALE. // 1 Meter (M) = 10 decim's = 100 cemtim's (c.m.) = 1000 millim's (m.m.) // 1 M = 1.09 yds. = 3.28 feet = 39.37 in.; 1 c.m. = .3937 in.; 1 m.m. = .03937 in. // . . . [and so on, giving equivalents of many different metric measures]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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minor operating instruments set

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Dates
1920
1939
circa 1920-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1985.5.1 a-u
Description
A wooden box fitted to hold surgical instruments; metal rack lifts out to reveal instruments within; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1985.5.1 a-u
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Description
A wooden box fitted to hold surgical instruments; metal rack lifts out to reveal instruments within; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
21
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K. Davis; belonged to Dr. Jason Hannah.
Maker
M. Shirai
Site Made (City)
Osaka
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1920
1939
circa 1920-1939
Material
wood
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-5
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
Cover of lid compartment is missing one piece, so that it cannot be closed; four instruments appear to be missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Haemo-Sol Surgical Instrument Cleaner

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
1985.6.1
Description
A paper packet containing a powder that in solution cleans instruments of blood and tissue.
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Accession Number
1985.6.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Blood Stains
Description
A paper packet containing a powder that in solution cleans instruments of blood and tissue.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Edna Beange, chairman, East York Health Unit, Toronto.
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
paper: white
ink: dark blue
Inscriptions
Printed on packet: "HAEMO-SOL // The Labor Saving NO-SCRUB // Surgical Instrument Cleaner"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is deteriorating along the edges.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Distributor: Meinecke & Co. Inc., New York.
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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1985.7.2 a-b
Description
The unit has a gold-covered metal front, black plastic on the reverse side; battery compartment is hinged to open; volume and tone controls on top; two mounting clips on the metal side; comes in a case lined with velvet and satin and covered in leatherette textured to imitate crocodile skin.
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Accession Number
1985.7.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Description
The unit has a gold-covered metal front, black plastic on the reverse side; battery compartment is hinged to open; volume and tone controls on top; two mounting clips on the metal side; comes in a case lined with velvet and satin and covered in leatherette textured to imitate crocodile skin.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
unit - Length 8.8 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
case - Length 12.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Joseph Dunbar of Guelph, Ont.
Maker
Audivox, Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
metal: yellow
leatherette: brown
fabric: dark blue
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on satin lining of case cover is a gold crown with an "M" under it and under that is "MIEIONIC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1985.7.3 a-b
Description
Metal case for amplifying unit; attached cord and earpiece; one (?) card and one replacement card in a paper envelope; replacement washers and pieces used to attach the moulds to the earpiece; four clear plastic ear moulds; all contained in a leatherette case lined with velvet and satin.
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Accession Number
1985.7.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Description
Metal case for amplifying unit; attached cord and earpiece; one (?) card and one replacement card in a paper envelope; replacement washers and pieces used to attach the moulds to the earpiece; four clear plastic ear moulds; all contained in a leatherette case lined with velvet and satin.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
unit - Length 5.1 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
case - Length 12.5 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Joseph Dunbar of Guelph, Ont.
Maker
Zenith
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
leatherette: black
fabric: black
paper: white; red
plastic: clear
metal: brown; silver
Inscriptions
Amplifying unit has: "Zenith Crusader the royalty of hearing."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1985.7.4 a-c
Description
A black plastic amplifying unit; one cord leads to the earpiece, the other divides into two for attachment to "A" and "B" batteries; volume and tone controls on top; included in a cardboard box is a leather case, possibly a battery carrier, and the instructions for use.
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Accession Number
1985.7.4 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Deafness
Description
A black plastic amplifying unit; one cord leads to the earpiece, the other divides into two for attachment to "A" and "B" batteries; volume and tone controls on top; included in a cardboard box is a leather case, possibly a battery carrier, and the instructions for use.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
unit - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
case - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 10.1 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
box - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 13.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Joseph Dunbar of Guelph, Ont.
Maker
Gen. Ear Phone Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver
leather: black
cardboard: maroon
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Condition Remarks
Leather case is extremely worn; hole 3 cm long on the side; #2: leather is in bad condition; #3: case is in bad shape; possible mould
Copy Type
Original
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Boggs' coagulometer

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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1986.1.3 a-b
Description
A case contains a thick metal disc with three shanks projecting from it at 45° angles from each other; in the centre of the disc is a chamber with a glass bottom; the case is lined with fabric.
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Accession Number
1986.1.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Coagulation Tests
Description
A case contains a thick metal disc with three shanks projecting from it at 45° angles from each other; in the centre of the disc is a chamber with a glass bottom; the case is lined with fabric.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
coagulometer - Size: Width 6.2 cm
box - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. G. Watt; used by his father, Dr. J. C. Watt.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Material
metal: silver
fabric: pink
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Fisher Scientific Catalogue, 1926-7 (item #5-960); Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 1127
Research Facts
For determining the coagulation time of the blood on the stage of a microscope; used by the donor's father, Dr. J. C. Watt, gr. U of T 1910, who was a professor of anatomy at the U of T.
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Henocque's hematoscope

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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1986.1.4
Description
A case lined with velvet contains a glass slide calibrated from 0 to 60 on one edge; the other edge is mounted with an additional layer of glass 1.1 cm wide and banded with metal on two short ends; an enamelled slide calibrated from 0 to 60 on one side and 15 down to 4 on the other side; two cards …
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Accession Number
1986.1.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Hemoglobinometry
Description
A case lined with velvet contains a glass slide calibrated from 0 to 60 on one edge; the other edge is mounted with an additional layer of glass 1.1 cm wide and banded with metal on two short ends; an enamelled slide calibrated from 0 to 60 on one side and 15 down to 4 on the other side; two cards labelled as the scale of the haematoscope; and two metal vaccinating tips.
Part Names
glass measure - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 2.5 cm
enamel measure - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 2.5 cm
case - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; used by the donor's father, Dr. J. C. Watt, gr. University of Toronto Class of 1910, a professor of anatomy at the U of T.
Maker
Ph. Pellin
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Material
fabric: dark purple
glass: clear
enamel: white
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cards (translation): "Scale of the Hénocque Haematoscope"; marked on vaccinating tips: "Le Jenner"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-8
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
An instrument for examining the blood spectroscopically or optically; appears to be for the estimation of the quantity of oxygen in the blood.
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Dr. A. W. Chase's Ointment

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1986.11.1
Description
Cylindrical yellow metal tin containing Dr. A. W. Chase's antiseptic ointment.
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Accession Number
1986.11.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Eczema -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Cylindrical yellow metal tin containing Dr. A. W. Chase's antiseptic ointment.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. T. Porter of Toronto.
Maker
Edmanson Bates and Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
metal: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed in centre on lid of tin is a drawing of Dr. Chase (presumably); arranged around it are the words, "DR. A. W. CHASE'S // ANTISEPTIC // [drawing] // SOOTHING – HEALING // OINTMENT // NO. 4973 THE PROPRIETARY OR PATENT MEDICINE ACT. 3/4 OF 1% CARBOLIC ACID" on the bottom: "DR. CHASE'S // OINTMENT // For Eczema, Hemorrhoids or Piles and // other Irritations of the skin, Poisoned // Skin, Insect Strings, Inflamed Eyelids, Bar- // bers's Itch, Sore Feet and Toes, etc. // Manufactured by // EDMANSON BATES & CO., LIMITED // Sole Distributors // The DR. A. W. CHASE MEDICINE Co., Ltd. // Toronto, Canada // Indications completes en francais dans // la circulaire au toue de la voite."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row E
Depth
2.0
Diameter
4.7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor discolourization
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Dr. A. W. Chase's Ointment. National Museum of American History.
Why the appeal? A study of almanacs advertising Dr. Chase's patent medicines, 1904–1959. Denise Maines.
Research Facts
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Is an antiseptic, soothing and healing treatment for every form of itching skin diesease, eczema, salt rheum, itching, bleeding and protruding piles, pimples, black-heads, old sores, poisoned skin, hives, insect bites, inflamed eyelids, itch, barber's itch, sore feet and toes, chilblains and frostbites.
Patent medicines were advertised, and presumably consumed, with much vigour in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
In 1904, the original product line included Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, Liver Cure, Backache Plasters, Ointment, Catarrh Cure, Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine and Kidney-Liver Pills. Somewhere between 1924 and 1927, Dr. Chase's Liniment was added to this list, and Mouthwash was sold between 1927 and 1938. Paradol, a painkiller, was introduced in the 1950s and D.M.H Cough Syrups, Cold Tablets and Enerjets emerged in 1959. Though Backache Plasters were not advertised in the 1930s, they were included in the 1950s, so that the list of medicines sold by Dr. Chase's Medicine Company in 1959 contains all of the original product line with only minor modifications to a few of these products, as well as the new arrivals.
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