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exploring trocar

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1969.101.1 a-d
Description
Straight trocar with silver cannula with a black wooden handle with space for the cannula; cover is also made of wood.
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Accession Number
1969.101.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Description
Straight trocar with silver cannula with a black wooden handle with space for the cannula; cover is also made of wood.
Number Of Parts
4
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Down Bros. catalogue, London, 1906, p. 964 (similar to item #4209); CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Identical to 1969.50.3."
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Gruber's ear speculum

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.140.1
Description
Ear speculum, oval end.
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Accession Number
1969.140.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Description
Ear speculum, oval end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of moderate wear; minor black discolouration along the seam and bottom rim and in a patch on the side 1.2 cm in diameter; no active or inactive corrosion; light orange circular deposit on the interior, approximately 0.5 cm in diameter; no dents or splits; #3: returned from loan condition unchanged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On loan to St. James Cathedral Museum and Archives, April 4, 2003 to Aug. 2003
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osteotomy instruments case

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1969.154.1 a-w
Description
Black morocco leather box (w) lined with purple velvet, containing osteotomy instruments: (a) wooden mallet; (b,c) handles for chain saw; (d) Archimedean bone drill; (e) chain saw; (f) stout tenaculum, double; (g) trepanning elevator (?); (h) bone gouge; (i) unidentified item; (j) bone chisel; (k, …
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Accession Number
1969.154.1 a-w
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Description
Black morocco leather box (w) lined with purple velvet, containing osteotomy instruments: (a) wooden mallet; (b,c) handles for chain saw; (d) Archimedean bone drill; (e) chain saw; (f) stout tenaculum, double; (g) trepanning elevator (?); (h) bone gouge; (i) unidentified item; (j) bone chisel; (k, l) retractors; (m) raspatory; (n) metacarpal saw; (o) bone scraper; (p) angled bone forceps; (q) bone grasping forceps; (r) straight bone forceps; (s) necrosis forceps, straight; (t) gouge forceps; (u) gouge; (v) tray.
Number Of Parts
23
Part Names
a - mallet - Size: Length 20.6 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - handle- Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.1 cm
c - handle - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.1 cm
d - bone drill - Size: Length 18.3 cm
e - chain saw - Size: Length 31.75 cm
f - tenaculum - Size: Length 19.0 cm
g - elevator (?) - Size: Length 17.15 cm
h - bone gouge - Size: Length 14.7 cm
i - unidentified - Size: Length 21.4 cm
j - bone chisel - Size: Length 14.6 cm
k - retractor - Size: Length 13.8 cm x Width 1.5 cm
l - retractor - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 1.3 cm
m - raspatory - Size: Length 16.8 cm
n - saw - Size: Length 21.7 cm
o - bone scraper - Size: Length 24.9 cm
p - bone forceps - Size: Length 20.0 cm
q - bone grasping forceps - Size: Length 18.3 cm
r - bone forceps - Size: Length 23.2 cm
s - necrosis forceps - Size: Length 18.2 cm
t - gouge forceps - Size: Length 18.4 cm
u - gouge - Size: Length 13.8 cm
v - tray - Size: Length 24.8 cm x Width 21.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
w - case - Size: Length 31.9 cm x Width 26.6 cm x Depth 7.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Stevens and Son (g,r,p,q,s,t); Tiemann (j, n)
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c.?"
Material
metal: silver
rubber:
wood:brown; beige
leather: black
plastic (?)
Inscriptions
"Stevens and Son" (g,r,p,q,s,t); "Tiemann" (j,n)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Geo. Tiemann catalogue, 1889, p. 106 (Fig. 1612) (b,c,e); Down Bros. catalogue, 1901, p. 80 (similar to Fig. 400, but handles a different shape) (d); Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876 (Plate 14, Fig. 90) (p); Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876 (Plate 14, Fig. 81) (q); Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876 (similar to Plate 14, Fig. 85) (r); Down Bros. catalogue, 1901, p. 88 (similar to Fig. 443) (s); Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876 (Plate 14, Fig. 83) (t); CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.158.1
Description
A standard scarificator with eight blades in two opposite sets of four.
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Accession Number
1969.158.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
A standard scarificator with eight blades in two opposite sets of four.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W. Smith
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
"W. SMITH" stamped on one side, with a crown over the top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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dispensing scales

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Dates
1830
1899
circa 1830-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.169.1 a-v
Description
A wooden box (g) with a lid contains a set of scales (d,e,f) and a number of weights (a-c,h-v); a tassle hangs from the bar for holding the scales, and the pans are connected to the bar by green cords.
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Accession Number
1969.169.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- scales
Description
A wooden box (g) with a lid contains a set of scales (d,e,f) and a number of weights (a-c,h-v); a tassle hangs from the bar for holding the scales, and the pans are connected to the bar by green cords.
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
a - weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 1.6 cm
b - weight - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
c - weight - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.9 cm
d - tray - Size: Diam. 7.0 cm
e - tray - Size: Diam. 7.0 cm
f - bar - Size: Length 18.6 cm x Width 12.8 cm
g - box - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
h - weight - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
i - weight - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
j - weight - Size: Length 0.8 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
k - weight - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Width 1.6 cm
l - weight - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Width 1.4 cm
m - weight - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Width 1.1 cm
n - weight - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Width 1.3 cm
o - weight - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 0.9 cm
p - weight - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 0.7 cm
q - weight - Size: Length 0.6 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
r - weight - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.8 cm
s - weight - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Width 1.5 cm
t - weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 1.3 cm
u - weight - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Width 1.0 cm
v - weight - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Width 0.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W & T Avery
Site Made (City)
Birmingham
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1899
circa 1830-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c.-late 19c."
Material
metal: silver; yellowish
fabric: green
fabric: maroon
wood: brown
Inscriptions
A label on the underside of the lid reads: "W & T AVERY // Manufacturers of all kinds of // Scales, Scale Beams, Steelyards, Patent Weighing Machines: // Screw Plates, Die Stocks &c. &c. // DIGBETH // BIRMINGHAM"; four of the weights (c,r,s,t) have a picture of a lion on top of a crown stamped onto one side; above the lion/crown is stamped the word "STANDARD"; below the lion/crown is stamped: "W. & T. A."; on the opposite side is stamped the size of the weight, ranging from two drams to 1 1/2 scruples.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.180.1 a-h
Description
A set of five silver catheters (a-e) in a velvet-lined case (g,h), with a brown leather probe (f); yellow maker's label in lid.
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Accession Number
1969.180.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A set of five silver catheters (a-e) in a velvet-lined case (g,h), with a brown leather probe (f); yellow maker's label in lid.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - catheter #10 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
b - catheter #8 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
c - catheter #5 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
d - catheter #6 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
e - catheter #3 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
f - probe - Size: Length 31.8 cm
g - case top
h - case bottom - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W. & H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had"19c."
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown; yellow
fabric: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Box broken, parts missing; #3: leather case deteriorating and falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1831
1880
c. 1831-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.202.1 a-b
Description
Cylindrical wooden case with a highly polished surface; two pieces: a hollow, rounded case (a) and a tapered piece that acts as a lid (b), closed by a threaded stump protruding from (b).
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Accession Number
1969.202.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Cautery
Description
Cylindrical wooden case with a highly polished surface; two pieces: a hollow, rounded case (a) and a tapered piece that acts as a lid (b), closed by a threaded stump protruding from (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1831
1880
c. 1831-1880
Date Remarks
Most likely made by John Weiss & Son, as it is almost identical to the caustic case in 1975.10.2. The "& Son" was added to the John Weiss Co. in 1831, and after 1880, it appears that most caustic cases were made from silver, not wood.
Material
wood: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Books
Reference Comments
https://www.haag-streit.com/john-weiss/history-jw/#c160361
Various surgical instrument catalogues from the 1700s to the early 1900s.
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.204.1
Description
Nickel-plated instrument with opposing hook-like tips and finger grips that are looped twice, ending in C-shaped half loops.
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Accession Number
1969.204.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Suture Techniques
Description
Nickel-plated instrument with opposing hook-like tips and finger grips that are looped twice, ending in C-shaped half loops.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"LONDON"; "ARNOLD & SONS" near the joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Length
15.3 cm
Width
3.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#2: the nickle plating is slightly worn, and there is slight corrosion evident around these worn patches; moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Used in "Name that Artifact" night, Feb. 27, 2003; Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.205.1
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a fenestrated blade and a solid blade, both circular in shape at the tips; finger grips form a sort of double loop, like the knot tier 1969.204.1.
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Accession Number
1969.205.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- sponge
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a fenestrated blade and a solid blade, both circular in shape at the tips; finger grips form a sort of double loop, like the knot tier 1969.204.1.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"ARNOLD & SONS"; "LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Baunscheidt's Lebenswecker

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
Accession Number
1969.209.1
Description
Flute-like wood body, spring-loaded head (scarifier)with pull release; wooden body.
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Accession Number
1969.209.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Irritants
Vaccination
Description
Flute-like wood body, spring-loaded head (scarifier)with pull release; wooden body.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
horn: brown
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue for 1915, p. 1142 item #A7145
Research Facts
Originally labelled "Vaccination Scarificator," but see Kny-Scheerer catalogue. This device is used with an irritating oil as a counter-irritant.
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