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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.
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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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McLean's obstetrical forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6505
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1972.18.2 a-b
Description
Long obstetrical forceps; solid blades; straight, overlapping parellel shanks; English lock, Simpson handles.
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Accession Number
1972.18.2 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
Long obstetrical forceps; solid blades; straight, overlapping parellel shanks; English lock, Simpson handles.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. G. Harvey Agnew, via Mrs. G. Harvey Agnew.
Maker
W.F. Ford
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c"
Material
metal: silver; grey
Inscriptions
"W.F. FORD // S [illeg.] CO. N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
Some rust and corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Denman's midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6600
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1973.5.3 a-b
Description
Short forceps, fenestrated blade, no shanks no pelvic curve; English lock, geometric texture on black wooden handles; post on inner aspect of heel of one handle to fit into hole in other handle for locking.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1973.5.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Short forceps, fenestrated blade, no shanks no pelvic curve; English lock, geometric texture on black wooden handles; post on inner aspect of heel of one handle to fit into hole in other handle for locking.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 17.0 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 17.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-2
Condition Remarks
Blackened steel blades; handles worn with use.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold & Sons Catalogue, 1876 (similar to Fig. 57); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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obstetrical forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6611
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1973.5.4 a-b
Description
Short forceps, smooth wooden handles; (a) is hinged to fold back; maker's name marked on (b); English lock, cephalic and pelvic curve similar to 1969.55.7.
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Accession Number
1973.5.4 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Short forceps, smooth wooden handles; (a) is hinged to fold back; maker's name marked on (b); English lock, cephalic and pelvic curve similar to 1969.55.7.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 17.0 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 17.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Maker
W. and H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-2
Condition Remarks
Steel blades show rust, discolouration.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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braided umbilical tape

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6622
Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1973.5.51 a-b
Description
A roll of braided umbilical tape; carbolized; came in a glass jar with a metal cap; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1973.5.51 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Ligation -- instrumentation
Delivery -- instrumentation
Description
A roll of braided umbilical tape; carbolized; came in a glass jar with a metal cap; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
jar - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
lid
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
glass: clear
fabric: white
paper: yellowed
ink: red; black
Inscriptions
Heart-shaped label on jar has: "Braided Umbilical Tape // (Carbolized) // Prepared Expressly for the Physician // Made with a silky finish and of superior strength // THE J.F. HARTZ CO. // DETROIT // MICH [over two red hearts]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-8
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments; made expressly for the physician with a silky finish and of superior strength.
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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).
  1 image  
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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