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No. II set of amputating instruments

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.7.1 a-o
Description
A surgeon's kit in a velvet-lined walnut case (o); contains: (a) an amputation saw; (b) Liston's bone forceps; (c) a metacarpal saw; (d) Liston's small knife; (e) Liston's small catling knife; (f) trepanning and amputation scalpel; (g) teneculum; (h) Liston's bulldog forceps; (i) Liston's long knif…
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Accession Number
1979.7.1 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Description
A surgeon's kit in a velvet-lined walnut case (o); contains: (a) an amputation saw; (b) Liston's bone forceps; (c) a metacarpal saw; (d) Liston's small knife; (e) Liston's small catling knife; (f) trepanning and amputation scalpel; (g) teneculum; (h) Liston's bulldog forceps; (i) Liston's long knife; (j) trocar in ivory or bone case; (k) wax for waxing thread; (l) suture needle; (m) adhesive; (n) suture needle.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - amputation saw
b - bone forceps
c - metacarpal saw
d - small knife
e - small catling knife
f - scalpel
g - tenaculum
h - bulldog forceps
i - long knife
j - trocar
k - wax
l - needle
m - adhesive
n - needle
o - case - Size: Length 39.2 cm x Width 10.8 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D.G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Maker
C. Tiemann & Co. Surgical Instruments
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
wood: brown
fabric: green
metal: silver; grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-16
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
Exhibit History
On loan to Historic Fort York, City of Toronto, Feb. 1, 2010: L-2010-1
Images
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