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suture packages; box

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1975.8.31 a-l
Description
Sterile silk sutures in sealed plastic bags: two 740-P 6-0, one 912 P 4-0, one 352-P 4-0, one 226 P 1; three hypodermic needles with thin metal wire for cleaning; all in a cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1975.8.31 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Sterile silk sutures in sealed plastic bags: two 740-P 6-0, one 912 P 4-0, one 352-P 4-0, one 226 P 1; three hypodermic needles with thin metal wire for cleaning; all in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a-c - hypodermic needles
d-h - packets of gut
i-l - wire sutures in bags
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
Deknatel
Site Made (City)
? Village
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
cardboard: beige; grey
paper: white; black
fabric: black
Inscriptions
One of the packages has: "Deknatel Black Braided Silk, USP // . . . // 912 P TWELVE 18" STRANDS 4-0 // . . ."; the other packets have similar marks.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
997001621
Description
An inspirational framed text extolling the spiritual basis of surgery.
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Accession Number
997001621
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Art
Description
An inspirational framed text extolling the spiritual basis of surgery.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
C.M. Haitz
Site Made (City)
Batavia
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: blue; yellow; orange; black; white
leather:
wood: black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Inscribed on paper, surrounded by a colourful floral pattern: "Surgery, after // all, is an affair // of the spirit: it // is a fierce test of a man's // technical skill, some- // times, but, in a grim or // long fight, it is above // all a trial of the spirit: // and there are few // things that can not be // conquered if a man's // heart is set on victory." A horizontal design follows the text, followed by "MOYNIHAN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 34.4 cm x Width 26.8 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Pain spatters on frame; some spotting on paper beneath frame; lealther backing is crumbling and peeling from bottom left corner.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #6
Exhibit History
Queen's Sesquicentennial Exhibit, Bracken Library, 2004; On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
Images
Less detail