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Dates
1770
1830
circa 1770-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
1969.7.4
Description
Jackknife-type lancet with a wide blade and very sharp point; in a tortoiseshell handle.
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Accession Number
1969.7.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
MM= Bloodletting -- thumb lancet
Description
Jackknife-type lancet with a wide blade and very sharp point; in a tortoiseshell handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. D.S. MacLennan of Brampton, Ont.; belonged to Dr. James Stirling.
Dates
1770
1830
circa 1770-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c.-early 19c."
Material
tortoiseshell: brown; beige
metal: grey
Inscriptions
A crown is stamped on the blade.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
One cover missing; blade corroded on one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. James Stirling was a graduate of the University of Glasgow; he began practising in Vancleek (?) Hill, Ontario.
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Victorian baby bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6232
Dates
1800
1850
circa 1800-1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Accession Number
1969.74.1
Description
"Whale-shaped" hand blown-glass infant feeding bottle rests on a flat side; neck tapers and curves upwards to a small opening with a narrow lip; standing hole with a lip is on the top side; looks like a long tear drop with tip raised up and opposite end is flat.
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Accession Number
1969.74.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Feeding Methods
Description
"Whale-shaped" hand blown-glass infant feeding bottle rests on a flat side; neck tapers and curves upwards to a small opening with a narrow lip; standing hole with a lip is on the top side; looks like a long tear drop with tip raised up and opposite end is flat.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1850
circa 1800-1850
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
21.0 cm
Width
8.0 cm
Depth
6.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottom is scratched; interior is stained: one more noticeable oval cloudy stain adjacent to larger opening ; some minor cracks under hole.
Copy Type
Original
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drum microscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6235
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1969.77.1 a-ac
Description
Drum microscope in a case (ac); microscope is cylindrical from top to bottom; body slides in drum by rack and pinion fixed stage spring; rack attached to drum; pinion to tubular sleeve in which the body fits; consists of (a) microscope; (b) Lieberkühn; (c) condenser; (d) speciment holder (?); (e) b…
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Accession Number
1969.77.1 a-ac
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
Description
Drum microscope in a case (ac); microscope is cylindrical from top to bottom; body slides in drum by rack and pinion fixed stage spring; rack attached to drum; pinion to tubular sleeve in which the body fits; consists of (a) microscope; (b) Lieberkühn; (c) condenser; (d) speciment holder (?); (e) brass cup with glass bottom; (f) brass container/cap; (g) arm for stage condenser; (h) monocular/condenser (?); (i) specimen tube; (j) stage forceps; (k) ivory and black disc for stage; (l) plate for lock (not part of set); (m) brass forceps; (n-s) objectives; (t-y) ivory sliders; (z) slide with unlabelled sample; (aa) slide of cardiac muscle fibre; (ab) drawer in case.
Number Of Parts
29
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 25.5 cm
b - Lieberkühn
c - condenser
d - specimen holder (?)
e - brass cup
f - brass container/cap
g - arm for stage condenser
h - monocular/condenser (?)
i - specimen tube
j - stage forceps
k - disc
l - plate for lock
m - forceps
n - objective #3
o - objective #2
p - objective #5
q - objective #6
r - objective #1
s - objective #4
t - ivory slider
u - ivory slider
v - ivory slider
w - ivory slider
x - ivory slider
y - ivory slider
z - slide
aa - slide
ab - drawer
ac - case - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 9.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A1-3
Temporary Location
Microscope and three slides (t-v): On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Rack damaged; non-working.
Copy Type
Original
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6236
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.78.1 a-b
Description
Eyeglasses with gold (?) frame and curled sides, oval-shaped, convex cylindrical lenses; came in black leather case with black velvet lining on the inside.
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Accession Number
1969.78.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Eyeglasses with gold (?) frame and curled sides, oval-shaped, convex cylindrical lenses; came in black leather case with black velvet lining on the inside.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - eyeglasses
b - case - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
leather: black
fabric: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
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Phillip's corneal suture forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6243
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1969.80.6
Description
Mouse tooth corneal suture forceps with a spring catch
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Accession Number
1969.80.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Description
Mouse tooth corneal suture forceps with a spring catch
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
metal: dark grey
Inscriptions
"WEISS, LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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non-prescription tinted eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6248
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Accession Number
1969.84.1 a-b
Description
Oval-shaped, concaval-convex dark tinted non-prescription glasses with steel wire frame; paper case with leather-like cover.
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Accession Number
1969.84.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Visual Aids
Description
Oval-shaped, concaval-convex dark tinted non-prescription glasses with steel wire frame; paper case with leather-like cover.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Length 10.7 cm x Width 3.0 cm
case - Size: Length 12.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Ambrose Kent & Sons
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
metal: silver
glass: translucent brown
paper: brown
Inscriptions
On case: "Ambrose Kent & Sons [cursive] // 156 YONGE ST. // &5&7"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
Broken right earpiece; glasses chipped; #2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Noted 6/10/81: "no prescription in lens" (J. C. Williams Co.)
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6249
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.85.1 a-b
Description
Eyeglasses with octagonal-shaped, biconvex lenses and gold (?) frames; straight sides with fenestrated earpieces; paper case with leather covering.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1969.85.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Eyeglasses with octagonal-shaped, biconvex lenses and gold (?) frames; straight sides with fenestrated earpieces; paper case with leather covering.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
glasses - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
case - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
paper: brown
leather: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on case: "MOSES' PAT. // ELECTROGALVANIC" enclosed in a doughnut shape.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1969.93.1
Description
Hysterotome, a steel blade in a brass director; adjustable screw to control depth of incision.
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Accession Number
1969.93.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Description
Hysterotome, a steel blade in a brass director; adjustable screw to control depth of incision.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Gaswell Hazard & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"W. F. FORD N.Y."; "GASWELL // HAZARD & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 19.5 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
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eyelid retractor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6256
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1969.94.1
Description
Steel eyellid retractor with sharp, fenestrated blade and black wood octagonal handle.
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Accession Number
1969.94.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- lid
Description
Steel eyellid retractor with sharp, fenestrated blade and black wood octagonal handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Mariaud
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
"MARIAUD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 22.0 cm x Width 0.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.96.1
Description
Blunt tissue retractor with black wooden fine geometric patterned handle.
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Accession Number
1969.96.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor
Description
Blunt tissue retractor with black wooden fine geometric patterned handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Mariaud
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
"MARIAUD // A PARIS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-5
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: Metal tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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