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Dates
1770
1830
circa 1770-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
1969.7.4
Description
Jackknife-type lancet with a wide blade and very sharp point; in a tortoiseshell handle.
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Accession Number
1969.7.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
MM= Bloodletting -- thumb lancet
Description
Jackknife-type lancet with a wide blade and very sharp point; in a tortoiseshell handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. D.S. MacLennan of Brampton, Ont.; belonged to Dr. James Stirling.
Dates
1770
1830
circa 1770-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c.-early 19c."
Material
tortoiseshell: brown; beige
metal: grey
Inscriptions
A crown is stamped on the blade.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
One cover missing; blade corroded on one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. James Stirling was a graduate of the University of Glasgow; he began practising in Vancleek (?) Hill, Ontario.
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Victorian baby bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6232
Dates
1800
1850
circa 1800-1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Accession Number
1969.74.1
Description
"Whale-shaped" hand blown-glass infant feeding bottle rests on a flat side; neck tapers and curves upwards to a small opening with a narrow lip; standing hole with a lip is on the top side; looks like a long tear drop with tip raised up and opposite end is flat.
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Accession Number
1969.74.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Feeding Methods
Description
"Whale-shaped" hand blown-glass infant feeding bottle rests on a flat side; neck tapers and curves upwards to a small opening with a narrow lip; standing hole with a lip is on the top side; looks like a long tear drop with tip raised up and opposite end is flat.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1850
circa 1800-1850
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
21.0 cm
Width
8.0 cm
Depth
6.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottom is scratched; interior is stained: one more noticeable oval cloudy stain adjacent to larger opening ; some minor cracks under hole.
Copy Type
Original
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drum microscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6235
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1969.77.1 a-ac
Description
Drum microscope in a case (ac); microscope is cylindrical from top to bottom; body slides in drum by rack and pinion fixed stage spring; rack attached to drum; pinion to tubular sleeve in which the body fits; consists of (a) microscope; (b) Lieberkühn; (c) condenser; (d) speciment holder (?); (e) b…
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Accession Number
1969.77.1 a-ac
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
Description
Drum microscope in a case (ac); microscope is cylindrical from top to bottom; body slides in drum by rack and pinion fixed stage spring; rack attached to drum; pinion to tubular sleeve in which the body fits; consists of (a) microscope; (b) Lieberkühn; (c) condenser; (d) speciment holder (?); (e) brass cup with glass bottom; (f) brass container/cap; (g) arm for stage condenser; (h) monocular/condenser (?); (i) specimen tube; (j) stage forceps; (k) ivory and black disc for stage; (l) plate for lock (not part of set); (m) brass forceps; (n-s) objectives; (t-y) ivory sliders; (z) slide with unlabelled sample; (aa) slide of cardiac muscle fibre; (ab) drawer in case.
Number Of Parts
29
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 25.5 cm
b - Lieberkühn
c - condenser
d - specimen holder (?)
e - brass cup
f - brass container/cap
g - arm for stage condenser
h - monocular/condenser (?)
i - specimen tube
j - stage forceps
k - disc
l - plate for lock
m - forceps
n - objective #3
o - objective #2
p - objective #5
q - objective #6
r - objective #1
s - objective #4
t - ivory slider
u - ivory slider
v - ivory slider
w - ivory slider
x - ivory slider
y - ivory slider
z - slide
aa - slide
ab - drawer
ac - case - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 9.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A1-3
Temporary Location
Microscope and three slides (t-v): On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Rack damaged; non-working.
Copy Type
Original
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hydrocele trocar and cannula

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6616
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1973.5.44 a-b
Description
A straight trocar (a) in a black wooden octagonal handle; silver cannula (b) with a flared end and a keyhole slit at the tip of the other end.
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Accession Number
1973.5.44 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Testicular Diseases
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
A straight trocar (a) in a black wooden octagonal handle; silver cannula (b) with a flared end and a keyhole slit at the tip of the other end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - trocar - Size: Length 11.75 cm
b - cannula - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 3 mm
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: silver; grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
(a) Slightly rusty; (b) one end of cannula a bit dented.
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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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1974.3.1 a-c
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a black cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a label.
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Accession Number
1974.3.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a black cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a label.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - breast pump - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 7.3 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Elizabeth Milligan of Toronto via Dr. Ruth Sky.
Maker
Davol Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: white
cardboard: black
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
Label on lid reads, "No. // 309 ENGLISH // BREAST PUMPS // BULB WIRED ON, // DAVOL RUBBER CO. PROVIDENCE RI"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Rubber has solidified and is starting to break; glass is discolouring; #2: rubber bulb is hard as well as the rubber band seal around the base of bulb; cardboard box has sections of delaminating paper; label has red and brown staining; #3: rubber is stiff; #4: rubber bulb is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1979.24.1
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
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Accession Number
1979.24.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontics
Dentistry
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- gum lancet
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Norman Wyvell Burritt via Mrs. Rosalind Biggerstaff McLeod.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
shell: brown
metal: grey; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle slightly cracked at top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Burritt (1894-1952) was an ENT and bronchoscopy specialist who practised in Summit, New Jersey; he was an adopted member of the Biggerstaff family in Summit and Chatham, Ont. throughout his practising life.
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knives in wooden canister

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7698
Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Surgery
Classification
General Surgery
Surgery
Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
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Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Surgery
Classification
General Surgery
Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Surgery
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Colin McRae via Mr. Frank Somers; the set belonged to his great-grandfather Dr. Charles William Buchanan (1810-1876).
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. (scalpel)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on scalpel: "The J.F. Hartz Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Condition Remarks
Lid of container is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
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surgeon's silk isinglass plaster

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7705
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
1980.18.100
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
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Accession Number
1980.18.100
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury and Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: white; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "SURGEON'S SILK ISINGLASS PLASTER // SEABURY & JOHNSON // New York USA // BRANCHES: LONDON, HAMBURG, SYDNEY, MONTREAL // LABORATORIES: EAST ORANGE, N.J."; "Flesh"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusty and dirty; top missing.
Copy Type
Original
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surgeon's silk isinglass plaster

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7706
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
1980.18.101
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
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Accession Number
1980.18.101
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury and Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: green; black
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "SURGEON'S SILK ISINGLASS PLASTER // PREPARED BY // SEABURY AND JOHNSON // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // NEW YORK & LONDON"; "This Plaster Is Applied By Wetting. It Is Very Adhesive, Waterproof, and Spread With Chemically Pure Isinglass Incorporated With Salicylic Acid."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid missing; dents.
Copy Type
Original
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Zona's flexine plaster

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7707
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
1980.18.102
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with cross-hatched markings and printed information around the surface.
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Accession Number
1980.18.102
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with cross-hatched markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "Zona's // Flexine Plaster // A Rubber Adhesive Plaster on Extra Heavy Silk // Absolutely Waterproof Soft and Pliable"; on bottom: "CC+ 10¢ inch"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid is missing; dirt obscures printed material in some areas.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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