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Moore type hip prosthesis

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Deloro Stellite Inc. Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001001001
Description
Moore type hip prosthesis, which consists of a spherical cobalt chromium alloy femoral head that has an attached long triangular stem with two fenestrations at its wide end and a round hole through the metal at the upper corner of the triangle; the shaft of the stem has a groove in the centre on bo…
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Accession Number
001001001
Collection
Deloro Stellite Inc. Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
Moore type hip prosthesis, which consists of a spherical cobalt chromium alloy femoral head that has an attached long triangular stem with two fenestrations at its wide end and a round hole through the metal at the upper corner of the triangle; the shaft of the stem has a groove in the centre on both sides; the top ¾ of the sphere is reflective, while the other surfaces are dull in appearance.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Manufactured and owned by Deloro Stellite Inc.
Maker
Deloro Stellite Inc.
Site Made (City)
Belleville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-4
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Spare Parts” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 20.1 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 4.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 98 (similar to item marked) (see attached photocopy); Dr. Charles Sorbie; CD #4.
Research Facts
This type of prosthesis was cast in two parts and has a hollow head; the fenestrations in the stem were to allow for bone growth around the prosthesis; the hole at the top was for a hook for removal; this type of prosthesis did not work too well.
Exhibit History
"Joint Ventures," Museum of Health Care, Nov. 19, 2001-Jan. 2013
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floor polisher

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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
County of Lennox & Addington Museum and Archives Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
996007001
Description
Wooden floor polisher with long wooden handle, base made from a block of wood with bristles on bottom, with a coarse, heavy, burlap-like band backed with rubber tacked to the base on three sides; base wood has gone dark with age.
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Accession Number
996007001
Collection
County of Lennox & Addington Museum and Archives Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Description
Wooden floor polisher with long wooden handle, base made from a block of wood with bristles on bottom, with a coarse, heavy, burlap-like band backed with rubber tacked to the base on three sides; base wood has gone dark with age.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by County of Lennox and Addington Museum and Archives; original provenance was Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Date Remarks
Rockwood Asylum built in the 1840s
Material
wood: brown
bristle: beige
burlap: light grey
rubber: black
metal: dark grey
paint: black
Inscriptions
Top of base is marked with black paint which is still visible: "THREE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-Q1-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 164.0 cm. x Width: 44.0 cm. x Depth: 28.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Much-used, dark with age or stain, especially the base; nails used to secure burlap padding are beginning to rust; one deep crack in base at either side of handle; many small cracks throughout base; bristles on bottom are worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
A very old, very heavy floor polisher, described by the owner as the oldest in Ontario; originally came from Rockwood Asylum, now Kingston Psychiatric Hospital; the polisher was dragged or pushed by hand; possibly made at Kingston Penitentiary by convict labour
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Pump House Museum, Kingston, Ontario L-2017-4; 24 April 2017 – 28 Aug 2017.
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