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pocket hypodermic syringe kit

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013010 a-r
Description
Pocket hypodermic syringe case consisting of a syringe with a barrel (a) with two short arms at the end and a plunger (b) with a hexagonal thumbpush; there is a small cap which goes over the tip of the syringe; there are 6 glass canisters containing apomorph hydrochloride (d), morphine sulfate (e),…
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Accession Number
004013010 a-r
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
Pocket hypodermic syringe case consisting of a syringe with a barrel (a) with two short arms at the end and a plunger (b) with a hexagonal thumbpush; there is a small cap which goes over the tip of the syringe; there are 6 glass canisters containing apomorph hydrochloride (d), morphine sulfate (e), morphine and atropine (f), cocaine hydrochloridum (g), strychnine sulfate (h), and nitroglycerin (i) and two needles (j-k) all stored in a metal flask shaped case (l), the case is stored in a red cloth pouch (m); there are also three unused packages of Iron Arm Surgeons' Needles (n-p); all of the above is stored in a plain brown cardboard box with a base (q) and lid (r).
Number Of Parts
18
Part Names
a - barrel- Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 16.9 cm x Width 2. cm x Depth 1.9 cm
d-i - bottles - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm.
j - needle - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
k - needle - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
l - case - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
m - pouch (laid flat) - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 10.7 x Depth 1.0 cm
n - surgeons' needles - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
o - surgeons' needles - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
p - surgeons' needles - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
q - box base - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
r - box lid - Size: Length 10.7 cm x Width 7.8 x Depth 2.3 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co. (syringe)
Sharp & Dome - Baltimore or Philadelphia (bottles)
Henry Milward & Sons - England (surgeons' needles)
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
1919 is stamped on one of the bottles
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: brown
glass: clear
paper: white, red
fabric: red
Inscriptions
"Property // of // Samual [?difficult to read?] E Prouse // M.D." handwritten in pencil on the box; "Item 7-499 // ONE SYRINGE OUTFIT No. 179L // HYPODERMIC, METAL CASE // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. RUTHERFORD, N.J." printed on a label on the box; "MED. DEPT. U.S.N." engraved on the metal case; "B-D" engraved on the thumbpush of the syringe
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during WWII rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013011 a-c
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a gold metal tray (a) which rests inside a blue box with a base (b) and a lid (c).
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Accession Number
004013011 a-c
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a gold metal tray (a) which rests inside a blue box with a base (b) and a lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
b - box base - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
The patent number dates to 1940.
Material
metal: silver; yellow
cardboard: blue
Inscriptions
"ACME ONE DOZEN // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // PATS. NOS. 1,742,497 -- 2,076,121, -- 2,211,537" // RUSTLESS STEEL // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the box lid
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet:" Biddington's: United States Patent Dates and Numbers--1836-1990"; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013012 a-b
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
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Accession Number
004013012 a-b
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013011
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: blue, white
Inscriptions
"ONE DOZEN // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // CORROSION RESISTING STEEL // GAUGE 25 LENGTH 5/8" // Manufactured by // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013011; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013013 a-b
Description
A package of 11 hypodermic needles (one has been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
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Accession Number
004013013 a-b
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
MM= Injections -- accessories
Description
A package of 11 hypodermic needles (one has been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 7.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013011
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: blue; white
Inscriptions
"ONE DOZEN // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // CORROSION RESISTING STEEL // GAUGE 18 LENGTH 1-1/2"" // Manufactured by // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013011; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013014 a-d
Description
A package of 10 hypodermic needles (two have been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a black plastic tray (a) which is wrapped in cellophane (except at the end where it has been ripped open to remove the needles) which fits inside a white cardboard box base (b) which slides int…
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Accession Number
004013014 a-d
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
A package of 10 hypodermic needles (two have been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a black plastic tray (a) which is wrapped in cellophane (except at the end where it has been ripped open to remove the needles) which fits inside a white cardboard box base (b) which slides into another box (c); there is also a paper envelope containing tiny wires for cleaning the needles.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b - box base - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - box tube - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
d - envelope - Size: Length 6.9 cm. x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
J. Bishop & Co.
Site Made (City)
Malvern
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013011
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
cardboard: white, grey, blue
paper: white
Inscriptions
"BISHOP // ONE DOZEN // BLUE LABEL // STAINLESS // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // GAUGE 24 LENGTH 3/4" // J. BISHOP & CO. PLATINUM WORKS // MALVERN EST. 1842 PENNA." printed on the box.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013011; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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lumbar puncture needles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10719
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013015 a-d
Description
A package of two lumbar puncture needles (a-b) individually wrapped in cellophane; the needles are luer-loks and are corked; the needles fit inside a white cardboard box base (c) which slides into another box (d).
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Accession Number
004013015 a-d
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Spinal Puncture
Needles
Description
A package of two lumbar puncture needles (a-b) individually wrapped in cellophane; the needles are luer-loks and are corked; the needles fit inside a white cardboard box base (c) which slides into another box (d).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - needle (in cellophane)- Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b - needle (in cellophane)- Size: Length 11.1 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - box base - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
d - box tube - Size: Length 12.2 cm. x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
J. Bishop & Co.
Site Made (City)
Malvern
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013014
Material
metal: silver
cellophane: clear
cardboard: white; grey; blue
Inscriptions
"BLUE LABEL LUMBAR PUNCTURE NEEDLE // manufactured by // J. BISHOP & CO., PLATINUM WORKS, MALVERN. PA." printed on the box.; "#20" handwritten in pen on the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-8
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013014; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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