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surgeon's pocket case

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Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre…
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Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Urinary catheterization
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre of the inside to hold instruments.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - gum lancet - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Width 1.2 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 10.3 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 15.4 cm
d - caustic holder - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
e - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
f - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
g - tenaculum - Size: Length 11.2 cm
h - case - Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Thomas Bickerton Edminson of Toronto.
Maker
Boog; G. McLeod
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Date Remarks
https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/people/cp47937/boog
Material
metal: silver (tarnished)
shell: mottled brown
leather: brown
fabric: reddish brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-17
Condition Remarks
Pocket case is in dilapidated condition; #3: leather is stiff; case is falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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vaginal speculum

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1930.12.1
Description
Brass vaginal speculum, bivalve, with adjustable mirror to reflect cervix.
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Accession Number
1930.12.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- vaginal
Description
Brass vaginal speculum, bivalve, with adjustable mirror to reflect cervix.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c"
Material
metal: silver
glass: mirrored
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Depth 11.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Slightly pitted surface; silvering in mirror is marked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Petit's spiral tourniquet

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Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1930.13.1
Description
Screw-type tourniquet with webbing and a chamois-covered pad held on the webbing by a leather strap; ebony handle attached by brass screw to main brass screw, steel buckle.
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Accession Number
1930.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Tourniquets
Amputation
First Aid
Description
Screw-type tourniquet with webbing and a chamois-covered pad held on the webbing by a leather strap; ebony handle attached by brass screw to main brass screw, steel buckle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquire from the Academy of Medicine; source is possibly Dr. or Mrs. A.J. Johnson; used by Dr. C. Philbrick (1816-1885).
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 19c."
Material
fabric: green; yellow
leather: beige
wood: black
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-8
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Condition Remarks
Leather very fragile; #2: the leather is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See Canniff, pp. 555-558; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Philbrick came to Toronto c 1850; 1852 professor of surgery, Trinity College.
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1930.16.1 a-d
Description
Two lancets with tortoiseshell handles in a leather case of two halves, containing compartments for the lancets.
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Accession Number
1930.16.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
Two lancets with tortoiseshell handles in a leather case of two halves, containing compartments for the lancets.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - lancet - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.0 cm
b - lancet - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 1.0 cm
c - case body
d - case top
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
tortoiseshell: mottled brown
metal: silver
leather: tan; red
Inscriptions
"WEISS, LONDON"; "CAST STEEL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
case worn; #2: fragile; #3: the paper case is torn and falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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cupping set with scarificator

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1930.3.3 a-g
Description
Cupping set consisting of (a) 12-blade scarificator, (b-e) cupping cups, (f) a brass syringe, and (g) a brass valve that fits on the cupping cups.
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Accession Number
1930.3.3 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Cupping -- set
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
Cupping set consisting of (a) 12-blade scarificator, (b-e) cupping cups, (f) a brass syringe, and (g) a brass valve that fits on the cupping cups.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - scarificator - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
c - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
d - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 3.8 cm
e - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 3.8 cm
f - syringe - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
g - valve - Size: Length 3.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Gilbert Parker.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009; On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2.
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Dates
1750
1850
circa 1750-1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1930.8.1 a-b
Description
Large green carboy; conical neck banded at opening to provide strength and a groove for stringing; rectangular, uncoloured ground glass stopper bearing no pontil marks on bottom; partial temporary label affixed across middle of bottle.
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Accession Number
1930.8.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- carboy
Description
Large green carboy; conical neck banded at opening to provide strength and a groove for stringing; rectangular, uncoloured ground glass stopper bearing no pontil marks on bottom; partial temporary label affixed across middle of bottle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
carboy - Size: Length 32.4 cm x Diam. 27.0 cm
stopper
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Mr. W.H. Warden through Dr. J.T. Fotheringham
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1750
1850
circa 1750-1850
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c.-early 19c."
Material
glass: green; uncoloured
Inscriptions
On temporary label: "R: GUAIAC: C:"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Niagara Apothecary Pharmacy jar"
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No. 2 eye case with instruments

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1933.5.1 a-r
Description
Case (n) with a lid (m) containing a set of eye instruments; the case has two brass hook and loop catches and a leather hinge; black leather covering over wood and lined with rose velvet; (n) has space for nine long instruments and an end compartment for forceps, etc.; (m) has a velvet and buckram …
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Accession Number
1933.5.1 a-r
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Description
Case (n) with a lid (m) containing a set of eye instruments; the case has two brass hook and loop catches and a leather hinge; black leather covering over wood and lined with rose velvet; (n) has space for nine long instruments and an end compartment for forceps, etc.; (m) has a velvet and buckram cover and compartments for three scissors and three forceps; four items have not been numbered; the numbered items are: (a) plain wire eye speculum; (b) flat piece of carved wood for removal of cataract; (c-k) all have ivory handles; (c) double hook for fixation; (d) spatula; (e) blunt hook (strabismus hook or probe); (f) curved cataract needle; (g) curved, double-edged knife with centre groove; (h) straight cataract needle; (i, j) Beer's keratomy knife or keratome; (k) cataract needle; (l) curved forceps, blunt with serrated tips; unnumbered items: (1) iris scissors, angular, probe point on upper blade; (2) iris scissors, straight, sharp-pointed; (3) and (4) lacrimal style.
Number Of Parts
18
Part Names
a - eye speculum
b - piece of carved wood
c - double hook - Size: Length 9.0 cm
d - spatula - Size: Length 9.0 cm
e - blunt hook - Size: Length 9.0 cm
f - curved cataract needle - Size: Length 9.0 cm
g - double-edged knife - Size: Length 9.0 cm
h - straight cataract needle - Size: Length 9.0 cm
i - Beer's keratome - Size: Length 9.0 cm
j - Beer's keratome - Size: Length 9.0 cm
k - cataract needle - Size: Length 9.0 cm
l - curved forceps - Size: Length 9.0 cm
m - lid of case
n - case - Size: Length 18.5 cm x Width 10.3 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
1 - iris scissors - Size: Length 10.5 cm
2 - iris scissors - Size: Length 11.0 cm
3 - lacrimal style - Size: Length 3.1 cm
4 - lacrimal style - Size: Length 3.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. W.J. Stevenson of London, Ont; owned and used by Dr. John Hutchison Garnier (1822-98) of Lucknow, Ont.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: silver
ivory: white; yellowish white
fabric: rose
leather: black
wood
Inscriptions
(c,e,h,j): "CHARRIERE" on handle; (d,g,l) and (2): :HERNSTEIN" on handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Condition Remarks
Lid has separated from case; instruments in good condition; #2: case is damaged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
Academy of Medicine Bulletin, Vol. 7, No. 1, Oct. 1933, pp. 11-20; (c-k): Tiemann catalogue 1889, p. 152, Fig. 1868; contents similar to "Compact Set of Eye Instruments in rosewood case lined with silk velvet," Tiemann catalogue, 1889, p. 179; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Garnier had an international reputation as an expert cataract surgeon; he would remove the cataract with the patient sitting in a chair in his office; inplace of the spud he had whittled a small concave piece of wood that he laid across the eye and by gentle pressure extracted the cataract.
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stomach pump and enema apparatus

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1934.10.1 a-k
Description
Stomach pump and associated instrumentation in a velvet-lined case, consisting of: (a) brass pump with a round wooden plunger handle with female screw fittings at end and side; (b) wooden mouth screw; (c) mouth gag (?), a wooden bar with a large central hole and small hole at each end; (d) a wooden…
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Accession Number
1934.10.1 a-k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Suction
Irrigation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Suction and Drainage -- stomach pump
Description
Stomach pump and associated instrumentation in a velvet-lined case, consisting of: (a) brass pump with a round wooden plunger handle with female screw fittings at end and side; (b) wooden mouth screw; (c) mouth gag (?), a wooden bar with a large central hole and small hole at each end; (d) a wooden platform to hold the enema nozzle (h) and its fitting (j) in a vertical position; (e) stomach tube, a brass male screw fitting at one end, rounded end with holes at the other; the hose is covered in black and brown woven cloth; (f) a hose like (e), but with one male screw fitting and one female unthreaded fitting; (g,h) ivory enema nozzles; (i) fitting for nozzle, ivory, straight with a flared lip; female end threaded, other end (male) wrapped with thread; (j) ivory fitting for nozzle, angled at 90°; (k) polished mahogany case, brass plaque on lid, brass hinges, lock, lined with velvet with fittings.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - pump - Size: Length 19.25 cm
b - mouth screw - Size: Length 8.0 cm
c - mouth gag (?) - Size: Length 10.0 cm
d - platform - Size: Length 4.2 cm
e - stomach tube - Size: Length 50.0 cm
f - hose - Size: Length 43.0 cm
g - enema nozzle - Size: Length 6.25 cm
h - enema nozzle - Size: Length 5.0 cm
i - fitting for nozzle - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
j - fitting for nozzle - Size: Length 2.9 cm
k - case - Size: Length 26.0 cm x Width 13.75 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donor and owner, Dr. Henry Harold Argue.
Maker
I & S Maw
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
ivory: white
fabric: purple
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
"I & S MAW No 11 ALDERSGATE ST. LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-13
Condition Remarks
Lower right corner of case is broken and is missing a piece from the set; lid of case is warped; key for the lock has been lost, and the lock is broken; (e) is brittle and may have been varnished;
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Tiemann catalogue, 1872, p. 90 (Fig. 374: "Maw's Enema Pump"); CD #UHN
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rectal bougie set

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1934.16.15 a-f
Description
Set of 5 bougies; the largest (f) is the case for the others, which nest into each other and are topped by a screw cap (e).
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Accession Number
1934.16.15 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
Set of 5 bougies; the largest (f) is the case for the others, which nest into each other and are topped by a screw cap (e).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - bougie - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - bougie - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
c - bougie - Size: Length 21.1 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
d - bougie - Size: Length 22.2 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
e - screw cap
f - bougie - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by U of T, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
vulcanite
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Condition Remarks
(a-d) shiny; (f) gloss lost, marked by tape and sticky numbers, white marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Martin's uterine polypus forceps

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1934.16.17
Description
Metal clamps with double rings of teeth, lock near the handle; winged screw joint; the two sides can be taken apart when unscrewed (see accession sheet for sketch).
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Accession Number
1934.16.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- uterine
Description
Metal clamps with double rings of teeth, lock near the handle; winged screw joint; the two sides can be taken apart when unscrewed (see accession sheet for sketch).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by U of T, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 26.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some rust near the joint in inside surface.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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