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Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997002427
Description
A metal pelvimeter consisting of two curved arms; connected at one end with a wing nut; as the arms spread apart a scale moves downwards; the distance between the tips of the arms is measured on the scale; each arm tip is spherical in shape.
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Accession Number
997002427
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Pelvimetry -- instrumentation
Description
A metal pelvimeter consisting of two curved arms; connected at one end with a wing nut; as the arms spread apart a scale moves downwards; the distance between the tips of the arms is measured on the scale; each arm tip is spherical in shape.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine.
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1930
Date Remarks
Similar to item found in catalogue of the same date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched into the metal bar that connects the scale to the left arm is "GERMANY"; etched into the metal bar that connects the scale to the right arm is "J. F. HARTZ Co."; as well the scale is etched on to a flat rectangular piece of metal "; an incremental scale is marked onto a metal piece as well as 1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 // 9 // 10 // 11 // 12 // 13 // 14 // 15 // 16" stamped into the metal of the left side of the piece and: "5 // 10 // 15 // 20 // 25 // 30 // 35 // 40" stamped into the right side.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 -D7-4
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 29.1 cm x Width 15.3 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some small dirty spots.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 5028 (item #E/-1231); CD #1.
Research Facts
This is a modified Collyer's pelvimeter; used to measure the distance between the curved surfaces of the pelvic bone; pelvimeter measures in cm (0-40 in 1-cm increments) and inches (0-16 in ½-inch increments).
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: "Potions, Pills and Prescriptions"; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Saenger's placenta forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12076
Dates
1915
1935
circa 1915-1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997034493
Description
Saenger's placenta forceps is a scissor-like clamp with a box-lock joint and snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips at proximal end; distal half curves out and ends with an open, oval, grooved clamp.
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Accession Number
997034493
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- placenta
Description
Saenger's placenta forceps is a scissor-like clamp with a box-lock joint and snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips at proximal end; distal half curves out and ends with an open, oval, grooved clamp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Down Bros.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1915
1935
circa 1915-1935
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"DOWN LONDON STAINLESS K.G.H." stamped into metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 24.5 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
There is some discolouration at the hinge point and the grooves of the clamp.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 5020 (similar to item #E/-991) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used to remove retained placenta from the uterus.
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Saenger's placenta forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12077
Dates
1915
1935
circa 1915-1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997034494
Description
Saenger's placenta forceps is a scissor-like clamp with a box-lock joint and snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips at proximal end; distal half curves out and ends with an open, oval, grooved clamp.
  1 image  
Accession Number
997034494
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- placenta
Description
Saenger's placenta forceps is a scissor-like clamp with a box-lock joint and snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips at proximal end; distal half curves out and ends with an open, oval, grooved clamp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Down Bros.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1915
1935
circa 1915-1935
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Dr Clow OR" engraved on instrument; "K.G.H. DOWN BROS. LONDON STAINLESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 25.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
There is some discolouration in the grooves of the clamp.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 5020 (similar to item #E/-991) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used to remove retained placenta from the uterus.
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Munde's placenta curette (irrigating)

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12109
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997034513
Description
Munde's placenta irrigating curette has a square-shaped handle with longitudinal gripping grooves on all sides; the proximal end is round and hollow to receive the irrigating tube; the tip is oval and open, with a sharp edge on one side.
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Accession Number
997034513
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery -- instrumentation
Irrigation -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- placental
Description
Munde's placenta irrigating curette has a square-shaped handle with longitudinal gripping grooves on all sides; the proximal end is round and hollow to receive the irrigating tube; the tip is oval and open, with a sharp edge on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 29.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 317 (similar to item #9817) (please see attached photocopy); CD #4; CD #1.
Research Facts
Used to irrigate the uterine cavity to remove a retained placenta.
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Elliot's obstetrical forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6852
Dates
1800
1830
1800-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1976.11.2 a-b
Description
Chrome-plated steel obstetrical forceps with handle indented for gripping.
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Accession Number
1976.11.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Chrome-plated steel obstetrical forceps with handle indented for gripping.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - left forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
b - right forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Wilkinson of Toronto; used by her uncle in Hamilton, Ontario.
Dates
1800
1830
1800-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 19c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Both pieces stamped with the number "1"; (b) stamped with "ST. J.H." on upper side of arm.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
Spots of rust on arms; heavier concentration of rust on bottom of handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collyer's pelvimeter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7014
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1976.9.11
Description
Pelvimeter is composed of two rounded metal pieces connected by a roughly triangular piece that has a set screw for adjustment and a finger (?) hole; graduated in inches and cm; maximum opening 16 inches (45 cm).
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Accession Number
1976.9.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Pelvimetry -- instrumentation
Description
Pelvimeter is composed of two rounded metal pieces connected by a roughly triangular piece that has a set screw for adjustment and a finger (?) hole; graduated in inches and cm; maximum opening 16 inches (45 cm).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-5
Dimension Notes
Length 28.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Identical to 1976.9.12; CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Waterloo Region Museum and Historic Sites, Ontario L-2017-2; 4 April 2017 – 12 Jan 2018.
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Collyer's pelvimeter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7015
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1976.9.12
Description
Pelvimeter is composed of two rounded metal pieces connected by a roughly triangular piece that has a set screw for adjustment and a finger (?) hole; graduated in inches and cm; maximum opening 16 inches (45 cm).
  1 image  
Accession Number
1976.9.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Pelvimetry -- instrumentation
Description
Pelvimeter is composed of two rounded metal pieces connected by a roughly triangular piece that has a set screw for adjustment and a finger (?) hole; graduated in inches and cm; maximum opening 16 inches (45 cm).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-5
Dimension Notes
Length 28.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusted.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Identical to 1976.9.11, but in worse condition; CD #UHN
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Anderson obstetrical forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1496
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
993004104 a-b
Description
Two-piece obstetrical forceps have ridged grips on handle,
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Accession Number
993004104 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Two-piece obstetrical forceps have ridged grips on handle,
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - left - Size: Length 39.0 cm. x Width 4.7 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
b - right - Size: Length 39.0 cm. x Width 4.7 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalog C30 order # 41185-125; previously catalogued set:
#992.070.068
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on shaft: "INGRAM & BELL" "GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
show wear
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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Denman's midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5903
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.28.3 a-b
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with black wooden handles that have a coarse criss-cross pattern; "English lock" joint; no pelvic curves, no shanks.
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Accession Number
1969.28.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with black wooden handles that have a coarse criss-cross pattern; "English lock" joint; no pelvic curves, no shanks.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 31.0 cm
b- forcep - Size: Length 31.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Robert Thomas Noble.
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-2
Condition Remarks
A few cracks in the wooden handles.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Blundell's midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6129
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.467.1
Description
Long obstetrical forceps with straight shank and a fine geometric pattern on the black wooden handles; "English Lock" joint; size 1.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1969.467.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Long obstetrical forceps with straight shank and a fine geometric pattern on the black wooden handles; "English Lock" joint; size 1.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J. Gray & Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Inscriptions
At inside end of both handles: "1"; inside one handle: "J. GRAY & CO. // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 33.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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