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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
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1974.3.2 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 maroon cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a yellowing label.
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Accession Number
1974.3.2 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 maroon cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a yellowing label.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - breast pump - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 7.2 cm
c - box lid - Size:
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Elizabeth Milligan of Toronto via Dr. Ruth Sky.
Maker
Tyer Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Andover
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: white
cardboard: maroon
paper: yellowing; black
Inscriptions
On label on lid: "TYER RUBBER CO. // ENGLISH // BREAST PUMP // Andover, Mass. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Rubber has hardened; #2: rubber is stiff; #3: rubber bulb is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Birmingham nasal douche

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1974.6.1
Description
A glass bottle, tubular, with one end curving upward for placement in nose; there is a hole at the end; on the upward side is a small spouted opening.
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Accession Number
1974.6.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Description
A glass bottle, tubular, with one end curving upward for placement in nose; there is a hole at the end; on the upward side is a small spouted opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Lillian Massey of Scarborough.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item belonged to a friend of Mrs. Massey living in the same building; the family had had it for about sixty years.
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Dates
1880
1910
1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.1.9 a-e
Description
Three nested cupping glasses in chamois covers and a scarificator in a red, fabric-lined morocco cylindrical case; it appears as though one of the cups does not have a chamois cover and that there is an extra, smaller chamois cover (identified as "empty case" on accession sheet).
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Accession Number
1979.1.9 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Cupping -- set
Description
Three nested cupping glasses in chamois covers and a scarificator in a red, fabric-lined morocco cylindrical case; it appears as though one of the cups does not have a chamois cover and that there is an extra, smaller chamois cover (identified as "empty case" on accession sheet).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - cup - Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
b - cup - Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
c - scarificator - Length 4.8 cm x Width 4.4 cm
d - cup - Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 5.2 cm
e - case - Length 17.3 cm x Diam. 8.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P. A. Ryan of Toronto.
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1880
1910
1880-1910
Material
leather: red; beige
fabric: red
glass: clear
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-7
Condition Remarks
#3: box is fragile; #4: the lid is detached from the case.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Scarificator newly developed by Weiss.
Exhibit History
Off-site for conservation at Queen’s University Masters of Art Conservation School, Sept – Dec 2018.“
On loan L-2016-4” to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary exhibit; 30 April-8 July, 2016
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May ophthalmoscope

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Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1979.12.7
Description
Two black metal disks, one overlapping the other; two small holes in one of them through which numbers and glass move; numbers have a plus and minus sign on either side; brass rod on back with glass top and ball bearings inside.
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Accession Number
1979.12.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Ophthalmoscopy -- ophthalmoscope
Description
Two black metal disks, one overlapping the other; two small holes in one of them through which numbers and glass move; numbers have a plus and minus sign on either side; brass rod on back with glass top and ball bearings inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Murdoch.
Maker
May
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
metal: black; yellow
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On back disk: "MAY OPHTHALMOSCOPE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-6
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Dr. Haber F. Teney.
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pocket homeopathic medicine case

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Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
1979.18.1
Description
A cardboard, velvet-lined case contains 18 vials with homeopathic remedies in the form of small spherical pills; each vial is labelled with a small, white strip with the remedy's name printed on it.
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Accession Number
1979.18.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A cardboard, velvet-lined case contains 18 vials with homeopathic remedies in the form of small spherical pills; each vial is labelled with a small, white strip with the remedy's name printed on it.
Number Of Parts
19
Part Names
a-r - vials - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Diam. 1.25 cm
s - case - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 9.25 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. John D. Murray of Toronto.
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
cardboard: navy blue
fabric: light red
glass: clear
paper: white
organic material: white
Inscriptions
Labels on vials have: (a) "Coffea cruda"; (b) "Spongia 3"; (c) "Veratrum 3"; (e) "Sulphur 3"; (f) "Bryonia 3"; (h) "Arsenic 3"; (i) "Colocynth 3"; (j) "China 3"; (k) "Mercur. sol. 6"; (l) "Mercuris vivus"; (m) "Hepar sulph. 6"; (n) "Ipecacuanha 3"; (o) "Chamomilla 3"; (p) "Rhus tox. 3"; (q) "Tartar emetic 3"; (r) "Phosphor. 3".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-5
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1876
1899
1876-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1979.21.37
Description
A clear glass, hand-blown, self-cupping, breast glass: a long glass tube is bent at right angles at one end and tapers to a very small open tip; the other end is also bent at right angles and ends as a funnel; below the funnel is a glass globe.
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Accession Number
1979.21.37
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
A clear glass, hand-blown, self-cupping, breast glass: a long glass tube is bent at right angles at one end and tapers to a very small open tip; the other end is also bent at right angles and ends as a funnel; below the funnel is a glass globe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Dates
1876
1899
1876-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c.," Blackstock Dispensary built in 1876.
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 35.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Chipped edge on funnel; #2: glass is chipped
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Bloodletting Instruments," by A. Davies & T. Appel, p. 86 (illustration); "The English Midwife," by T.G.H. Asche (?), 1682, pp. 94-95 (illustration); CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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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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Dates
1860
1952
1860-1952
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.24.2
Description
A folding pocket tenaculum with a tortoiseshell handle; tenaculum is a slightly curved shaft with a U-shaped hook at the end.
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Accession Number
1979.24.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- tenaculum
Description
A folding pocket tenaculum with a tortoiseshell handle; tenaculum is a slightly curved shaft with a U-shaped hook at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Norman Wyvell Burritt via Mrs. Rosalind Biggerstaff McLeod.
Maker
S. Maw
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1860
1952
1860-1952
Material
shell: brown
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On piece that connects the tenaculum to the handle: "S Maw // London"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle is cracked.
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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McIntosh's prolapsus pessary

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1979.7.10
Description
Vulcanite pessary that is conical at the base, the small end extending into a long neck, ending in a rounded bulb; there are holes in the base and in the bulb.
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Accession Number
1979.7.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Pessaries
Description
Vulcanite pessary that is conical at the base, the small end extending into a long neck, ending in a rounded bulb; there are holes in the base and in the bulb.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D.G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
vulcanite: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-11
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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