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obstetrical teaching aid

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Dates
1919
1946
circa 1919-1946
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Connell 5 Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
001033001
Description
Rectangular ceramic teaching aid with a large oblong depression in the top representing the uterus and an opening 11.5 inches in diameter which represents the pelvis and birth canal; on each side there are two semi-cirular shaped handles; on the underside there are six rectangular beams supporting …
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Accession Number
001033001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Connell 5 Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Obstetrics -- models
Labor
Teaching Materials
Description
Rectangular ceramic teaching aid with a large oblong depression in the top representing the uterus and an opening 11.5 inches in diameter which represents the pelvis and birth canal; on each side there are two semi-cirular shaped handles; on the underside there are six rectangular beams supporting the depression, two on each side and one on each end
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital on Connell 5 to educate nursing and medical students on the mechanism of labour
Maker
Mayer & Phelps
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1919
1946
circa 1919-1946
Date Remarks
Based on company information
Material
ceramic: beige
ink: black
Inscriptions
printed in ink on both sides: "MAYER & PHELPS // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-U1-1
Dimension Notes
Length 54.8 cm x Width 29.7 cm x Depth 22.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear marks are present on corners and edges of central hole.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Downs Bros" website; 996003121; donor's remarks; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality, 21st ed." Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p.5053 (similar to obstetric phantoms, items E/-2120, E/-2124. E/-2128. E/-2131) (see attached photocopy); CD #3
Research Facts
Teaching aid is normally partnered with a chamois baby and placenta (similar item 996003121 a-b) to show the progression of labour and delivery; this item was used to teach at Queen's University until as late as 1981; Mayer & Phelps began when the former company name of Mayer & Meltzer became Mayer & Phelps in 1919 in London England; the company produced surgical and teaching aids and was purchased by Downs Bros. in 1946; the company was referred to as Downs Bros., Mayer & Phelps until 1972
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gallbladder teaching aid

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Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
998002006 a-b
Description
Plastic model of (a) a gallbladder includng a cutaway section; displayed on (b) a wooden stand; stand includes a shaped plexiglass support; gallbladder attaches to plexiglass with velcro circle
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Accession Number
998002006 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Gallbladder -- models
Gastroenterology
Anatomy -- models
Description
Plastic model of (a) a gallbladder includng a cutaway section; displayed on (b) a wooden stand; stand includes a shaped plexiglass support; gallbladder attaches to plexiglass with velcro circle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a- gallbladder - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Width 9.4 cm x Depth 1.9cm
b - stand - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 11.2cm x Depth 10.9 cm
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Medical Plastics Laboratory, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Gatesville
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Date Remarks
Probably 1970s.
Material
paint: pink, blue, red, dark green, light green
wood: brown
plexiglass: translucent
metal: silver
ink: blue, black
paper: cream
fabric: green
Inscriptions
"AUTHENTIC ANATOMICAL REPRODUCTIONS // SKELETONS - SKULLS - CHARTS // PATIENT SIMULATIONS // MEDICAL PLASTICS LABORATORY, INC. // Box 38, Gatesville, Texas 76528 USA" printed on a metal plate at the front of the stand; "DONATED BY MRS. JANE MAHONEY" printed on paper sticker on stand; "MPL GATESVILLE" molded onto back of teaching aid; Numbers 1-15 printed onto front and back of teaching aid.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-S2-3
Condition Remarks
Minor scratches on gallbladder model
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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