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wax model, adenomyoma of uterus

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003032 a-c
Description
Wax models (moulage) of adenomyoma of the uterus and a follicular cyst and a thick-walled corpus luteum cyst in the ovary on the left side; the right side shows a normal fallopian tube and ovary; the models are made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up on a plywood base with gauze and wire fo…
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Accession Number
996003032 a-c
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Adenomyoma -- models
Uterus -- models
Uterine Diseases -- models
Follicular Cyst -- models
Ovarian Cysts -- models
Ovary -- models
Gynecology -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax models (moulage) of adenomyoma of the uterus and a follicular cyst and a thick-walled corpus
luteum cyst in the ovary on the left side; the right side shows a normal fallopian tube and ovary;
the models are made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up on a plywood base with gauze and
wire for extra support; (b,c) are made of wax only; (a) the model shows a uterus split open to
show a lesion of the thickening of the uterine endometrium walls; red spots indicate hemorrhaging;
the left side of the model shows an ovary enlarged and distended with a follicular cyst and
a corpus luteal cyst; the right side of the model shows a normal fallopian tube and ovary; (b)
shows a cross-section of the follicular cyst and the corpus luteal cyst seen in (a); (c) shows
a cross-section of the normal fallopian tube and ovary seen in (a); the red spot in the ovary
likely indicates a small normal follicle rupture which has not completely healed; the models are
painted to depict true colour
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - model, anatomical: adenomyoma of uterus - Size: Length 19.8 cm. x Width 10.8 cm. x Depth 4.2 cm.
b - model, anatomical: cross-section of ovarian follicular cyst - Size: Length 3.4 cm. x Width 2.9 cm. x Depth 1.2 cm.
c - model, anatomical: cross-section of thick-walled corpus luteum cyst - Size: Length 6.8 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 1.1 cm.
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with
anatomical details
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Models made between 1940-1945
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
oil paints: flesh tone; red; blue; yellow
wood: beige
fabric: white
metal: dark grey
Inscriptions
(a) the number "106" is written in red on the bottom of the plywood support
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-G2-Box 4
Condition Remarks
(a) There are no chips or breaks in the wax; there is a small crack in the front central part;
the surface is undamaged; (b,c) the models show no chips, cracks or breaks in the wax; the surfaces
are undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Model subject identified by Dr. J.A. Low; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed); CD #9
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview; the cause of adenomyoma is unsure; the fallopian tubes and ovaries
indicate that the patient is post-menopausal
Images
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