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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995005016
Description
An emesis basin in the shape of a kidney bean.
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Accession Number
995005016
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- enamelware
Description
An emesis basin in the shape of a kidney bean.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
enamelware: white; blue
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-6
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 22.9 cm x Width 10.8 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The basin has suffered some cracks and staining on interior, and on the base patches of enamel appear to have been melted at some point; a few points of active corrosion can be seen, especially under the rim.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 269 (similar to item #7H-380) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995005023
Description
Sponge bowl with a rolled rim, straight walls curved towards base and a rolled rim.
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Accession Number
995005023
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Sponge bowl with a rolled rim, straight walls curved towards base and a rolled rim.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Vollrath
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal (metal): silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on the base: "Vollrath // STAINLESS STEEL WARE // 8740 3/4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-8
Dimension Notes
Depth 5.7 cm x Diam. 13.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Bowl shows little wear and tear; scratches can be seen on inside and on base.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalogue (C30), Canada," by Div. AHSC (Canada) Ltd., 1964 (similar to item #13808-02V) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995005072
Description
Hollow, cylindrical metal cup; open, bilaterially symmetrical top with semicircular divot in the rim; cup tapers to closed, flat bottom.
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Accession Number
995005072
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Food Services, Hospital
Description
Hollow, cylindrical metal cup; open, bilaterially symmetrical top with semicircular divot in the rim; cup tapers to closed, flat bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on side: "ALLEN & HANBURYS LTD ["TD" superscripted] // ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-8
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Outside slightly tarnished and worn; inside very tarnished, with a residue of undetermined origin.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
Less detail
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995005089 a-c
Description
(a) Metal handle, T-shaped with a hole drilled through the shaft; bottom of both arms curved in three concave arcs, for grip, and oval openings running the length of both arms; (b) solid metal hook, the shaft of which runs through (a); bottom 1.5 cm is threaded to attach to (c); (c) circular metal …
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Accession Number
995005089 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
(a) Metal handle, T-shaped with a hole drilled through the shaft; bottom of both arms curved in three concave arcs, for grip, and oval openings running the length of both arms; (b) solid metal hook, the shaft of which runs through (a); bottom 1.5 cm is threaded to attach to (c); (c) circular metal washer with textured outside surface.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
b - hook - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
c - washer - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Condition Remarks
(a) Metal is worn and pitted; (b) threading has inactive corrosion; spots also on curved sections of hook; (c) light wear only
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 129 (similar to item #3–603–P) (see attached photocopy); Mary White, retired OR nurse; Claire Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #9
Research Facts
Handle attached to a pulley rope so a patient could pull himself upright in bed; commonly used in beds where patients were recovering from leg surgery.
Images
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