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tonsillectomy instruments

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1987.5.1 a-t
Description
A set of instruments used for tonsillectomy, including a roll of piano wire from which the donor made his own snares; stored in a fabric drawstring pouch (t); contents are: (a-c) adenoid curettes; (d,e) adenotomes; (f) mouth gag; (g) tongue depressor; (h,i) vulsellum forceps; (j) tonsil snare; (k) …
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Accession Number
1987.5.1 a-t
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- adenotome
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- tonsillotome
Description
A set of instruments used for tonsillectomy, including a roll of piano wire from which the donor made his own snares; stored in a fabric drawstring pouch (t); contents are: (a-c) adenoid curettes; (d,e) adenotomes; (f) mouth gag; (g) tongue depressor; (h,i) vulsellum forceps; (j) tonsil snare; (k) replacement for (j) in a glass tube; (l) curved knife; (m) double-ended instrument; (n) tooth-edged instrument; (o) needle holder; (p) scissors; (q) sponge forceps; (r) lengths of piano wire in a glass tube; (s) piano wire in a roll.
Number Of Parts
20
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Maurice Miller.
Site Made (City)
(d,l) Chicago;
Site Made (State)
(a,b) Pennsylvania; (d,l) Illinois;
Site Made (Country)
(a,b) USA; (c) Germany; (d) USA; (h,i) Germany; (l) USA
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
metal: silver
fabric: grey
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-4
Condition Remarks
Mostly excellent; some plating wearing off some of the pieces, especially around the joints; for example, (f), (o), (p).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Miller practised in the MOH, Frontenac County; in Timmins during WW II; and in Toronto, Mt. Sinai, from 1945 on; he was known for his obstetrical practice. Dr. Miller preferred the handle and feel of his own instruments, which he used instead of those available in the hospital; dislike disposable instruments; he performed many tonsillectomies in his career; while in Timmins, he participated in the tosillectomy clinics organized by the Kiwanis, donating his time.
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pneumothorax needle

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1969.41.1
Description
Brass controller with a nozzle at one end to attach to rubber tubing, and an attachment at the other end for a needle.
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Accession Number
1969.41.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Pneumothorax, Artificial
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Description
Brass controller with a nozzle at one end to attach to rubber tubing, and an attachment at the other end for a needle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: John Oldright of Toronto; belonged to his father, Dr. Oldright.
Maker
Erisifaco Barraquer
Site Made (City)
Barcelona
Site Made (Country)
Spain
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On surface of item: "ERISIFACO BARRAQUER // BARCELONA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-9
Dimension Notes
Length 37.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Klumpe dentist doll

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. Stanley Madill Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
009013001
Description
Whimsical Klumpe caricature freestanding cloth doll depicting a dentist pulling a tooth consists of rigid curved body covered in felt, wearing white fabric doctor’s coat with three buttons on back and Harris tweed pants, wire glasses, exaggerated features, black felt shoes; holding dental pulling i…
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Accession Number
009013001
Collection
Dr. Stanley Madill Collection
Category
Dental
Classification
Dental
Description
Whimsical Klumpe caricature freestanding cloth doll depicting a dentist pulling a tooth consists of rigid curved body covered in felt, wearing white fabric doctor’s coat with three buttons on back and Harris tweed pants, wire glasses, exaggerated features, black felt shoes; holding dental pulling instrument, white plastic container, felt oversize tooth; original makers tag; missing cigarette.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by the donor's godfather, Dr. Stanley Madill, dental surgeon, Toronto.
Maker
Klumpe
Site Made (City)
Barcelona
Site Made (Country)
Spain
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
According to Joan and Lynette Dolls and Accessories
Material
fabric: cream, brown, black, tan
metal: grey
plastic: white
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label stitched to coat "MADE IN SPAIN // S ___ no. 50 [ill]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 9.5cm
Condition Remarks
Minor fading to doctor's coat
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
“9 ½” Rare Klumpe Dentist all original 1950’s Spain” eBay. October 21, 2009 http://cgi.ebay.com/9-1-2-Rare-Klumpe-Dentist-all-original-1950s-Spain_W0QqitemZ33035024358…; “Klumpe Doctor Gynecologist Caricature Cloth Doll from Spain.” Joan and Lynette Antique Dolls and Accessories. October 21, 2009. http://www.rubylane.com/shops/joan lynetteantiquedolls/item/LG29166; “1960s Klumpe Style Cloth Dentist Nurse Dolls 441503” eBay. October 21, 2009. http://cgi.ebay.com/2-1960-Klumpe-Style-Cloth-Dentist-Nurse-Doll-441503_W0QqitemZ320353948639QqcmdZViewItem…; CD #1.
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