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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003001 a-d
Description
Metal bed painted white over original white paint with brass top rail and two knobs at the head and foot; (a) head has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three horizontal struts; (b) foot has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three…
Accession Number
995003001 a-d
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Beds
Description
Metal bed painted white over original white paint with brass top rail and two knobs at the head and foot; (a) head has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three horizontal struts; (b) foot has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three horizontal struts; (c,d) side rails to join the head and foot of bed; rails are made of metal which is painted white (and flaking).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bed - head - Size: Length 143.0 cm. x Width 100.0 cm.
b - bed - foot - Size: Length 91.0 cm. x Width 100.0 cm.
c - bed - rail - Size: Length 190.0 cm. x Width 6.0 cm.
d - bed - rail - Size: Length 190.0 cm. x Width 6.0 cm.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver; brass
paint: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-FLOOR
Condition Remarks
Bed was extremely dirty and the brass badly tarnished; much of the paint is chipping off; brass knobs have several dents; overall, the metal is very stable
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003005
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back; there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is a metal bar at the back which allo…
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Accession Number
995003005
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Wheelchairs
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back; there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is a metal bar at the back which allows the wheelchair to be pushed.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Somewhat similar to a chair found in a 1932-33 Pilling catalogue.
Material
metal: dark brown
wood: brown
paint: dark mustard
cane: beige
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"W-II" painted in white at the base of the chair back (Watkins 2)
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 118.0 cm. x Width: 60.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The chair was very dirty and dusty; wood is chipped in one place and cracked in one place; the paint on the metal is chipped and worn in several places; the wheelguard is missing from the chair's left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://inventors.about.com/od/wstartinventions/a/wheelchair.htm
Exhibit History
On display at the Museum, Mar. 12, 1998
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autoclave instrument sterilizer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1785
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with…
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Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with two handles at the sides and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through water more easy; (c) small metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with a long curved handle at the back and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through the water more easy
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - autoclave - Size: Length 38.0 cm. x Width 14.0 cm. x Depth 16.0 cm.
b - autoclave tray - Size: Length 31.0 cm. x Width 12.0 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
c - autoclave tray - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Maker
Castle
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on the bottom: "C413 R3789 Pat. July 25, '16 Pat. July 1 '19 110 Volt Amp Made in U.S.A. Caution for use only on wall or base receptacle"; Castle logo on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Condition Remarks
Autoclave was very dirty and dusty; some corrosion is visible on the metal at the hinges and bottom; the trays both have some green corrosion visible; these objects should be monitored periodically to ensure that there is no active corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Possibly used by Dr. Maybee, General Practioner in Gananoque, Ontario.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
Images
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003009
Description
Windsor stye wooden chair with four legs supported by four horizontal bars (two going left to right and two front to back); the chair seat is a single solid piece of wood; the back and arm rests are made of a single piece of wood with 15 supporting spindles.
Accession Number
995003009
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, non-medical
Description
Windsor stye wooden chair with four legs supported by four horizontal bars (two going left to right and two front to back); the chair seat is a single solid piece of wood; the back and arm rests are made of a single piece of wood with 15 supporting spindles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the private rooms on Kingsotn General Hospital Watkins 4.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-13-2
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Several rungs are dry and loose; very dirty and dusty; there are some worn places in the varnish and there are several scratch marks in the wood
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Refinished in 1967
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000
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Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1935
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
995003032 a-b
Description
Cylindrical glass breast pump which has a round flattened section at one end, a holding area within the pump to collect milk and a small opening at the other end onto which a red rubber bulb belongs; there is also a metal band which originally held the bulb on; the bulb has deteriorated and is not …
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Accession Number
995003032 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Cylindrical glass breast pump which has a round flattened section at one end, a holding area within the pump to collect milk and a small opening at the other end onto which a red rubber bulb belongs; there is also a metal band which originally held the bulb on; the bulb has deteriorated and is not there (see accession sheet for illustration).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 4.6 cm.
Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1935
Date Remarks
Date on artifact
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Raised words on glass top read: "Pat. Aug. 3rd, 1915"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Breast pump was very dirty and dusty; the rubber bulb was so deteriorated that it was unsavable; the glass section of the pump is unmarked, unchipped and uncracked
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
995003043
Description
Cylindrical angled glass hollow tube shaped at one end to allow the attachment of a tube (rubber) and rounded and bulbous at the other end; this end is closed except for three perforations in the glass tip.
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Accession Number
995003043
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- vaginal
Description
Cylindrical angled glass hollow tube shaped at one end to allow the attachment of a tube (rubber) and rounded and bulbous at the other end; this end is closed except for three perforations in the glass tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.0 cm. x Width: 1.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Tube was dirty and dusty; tube has no cracks or chips
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Walchers vaginal irrigator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1822
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
995003044
Description
Angled hollowclear glass tube which is open at both ends and of consistent diameter; the tube bends at a 45 deg. angle after 13 cm of straight section.
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Accession Number
995003044
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- vaginal
Description
Angled hollowclear glass tube which is open at both ends and of consistent diameter; the tube bends at a 45 deg. angle after 13 cm of straight section.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.0 cm. x Width: 0.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Glass tube was dirty and dusty; there are no cracks or chips in the glass and no staining
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Co., "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Milwaukee, Roemar Drug Co., ca 1915, p. 5082, item E/3034
Images
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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
995003061
Description
Shaving razor which consists of a solid cylindrical steel handle with a flattened and rounded rectangular steel head; the head screws on and off and allows a razor blade to be held in place.
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Accession Number
995003061
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
Preoperative Care -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
Shaving razor which consists of a solid cylindrical steel handle with a flattened and rounded rectangular steel head; the head screws on and off and allows a razor blade to be held in place.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Gillette
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Pat. Canada 1932
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped int the bottom of the head are the words, "Pat. Canada 1932 Gillette Made in Canada"; the Gillette logo is on the top of the head
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 4.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The razor was slightly dusty; the razor is unused and shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
Images
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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
995003062
Description
Shaving razor which consists of a solid cylindrical steel handle with a flattened and rounded rectangular steel head; the head screws on and off and allows a razor blade to be held in place.
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Accession Number
995003062
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
Preoperative Care -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
Shaving razor which consists of a solid cylindrical steel handle with a flattened and rounded rectangular steel head; the head screws on and off and allows a razor blade to be held in place.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Gillette
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Pat. Canada 1932
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the bottom of the head are the words, "Pat. Canada 1932 Gillette Made in Canada"; the Gillette logo is on the top of the head.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 4.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The razor was slightly dusty; the razor is unused and shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
995003063
Description
Shaving razor which consists of a solid cylindrical steel handle with a flattened and rounded rectangular steel head; the head screws on and off and allows a razor blade to be held in place.
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Accession Number
995003063
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
Preoperative Care -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
Shaving razor which consists of a solid cylindrical steel handle with a flattened and rounded rectangular steel head; the head screws on and off and allows a razor blade to be held in place.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Gillette
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Pat. Canada 1932
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the bottom of the head are the words, "Pat. Canada 1932 Gillette Made in Canada"; the Gillette logo is on the top of the head
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 4.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The razor was slightly dusty; the razor is unused and shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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