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surgical instrument roll

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004013001 a-ae
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a black metal cylinder with a bottom (b) and a top (c) with eight sutures sealed inside glass tubes (d-k) …
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Accession Number
004013001 a-ae
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a black metal cylinder with a bottom (b) and a top (c) with eight sutures sealed inside glass tubes (d-k) inside it inside it; a black tube with a bottom (l) and a top (m) containing two long rubber black tubes (n-o); a metal handle (p) used to hold a trephine (q); a ligature carrier (r) two scalpels (s-t); two elevators (u-v); one probe (w) six pairs of forceps (x-ac); one pair of tweezers (ad); and a metal tube with a screw on attachment with a small blade on either end (ae).
Number Of Parts
31
Part Names
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 65.0 cm x Width 35.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - case bottom - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
c - case top - Size 3.9 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
d - suture - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
e - suture - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
f - suture - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
g - suture - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
h - suture - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
i - suture - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
j - suture - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
k - suture - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
l - case bottom - Size: Length 29.7 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
m - case top - Size: Length 3.2 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
n - rubber tube - Length 30.0 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
o - rubber tube - Length 29.6 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
p - handle - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
q - trephine - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
r - ligature carrier - Size: Length 16.2 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
s - scalpel - Size: Length 17.1 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
t - scalpel - Size: Length 17.3 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
u - elevator - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
v - elevator - Size: Length 16.1 cm Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
w - probe - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Diam. .03 cm
x - forceps - Size: Length 13.1 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
y - forceps - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
z - forceps - Size: Length 12.1 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
aa - forceps - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
ab - forceps - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
ac - forceps - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
ad - tweezers - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
ae - metal tube with blades - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Maw Son and Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
World War II
Material
fabric: green; brown
metal: black; silver
glass: clear
rubber: black
Inscriptions
'MAW SON AND SONS" printed on the roll; "6-NIV" printed in ink on the outside of the roll
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
a - roll - (unfolded): Length 65.0 cm x Width 35.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some staining on the canvas; most of the instruments are like new.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller Co, 1956
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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surgical instrument roll

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Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940-1945
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004013002 a-n
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are two pairs of intestinal forceps one curved(b) on straight (c), three pairs of tweezer-like sponge forceps …
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Accession Number
004013002 a-n
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are two pairs of intestinal forceps one curved(b) on straight (c), three pairs of tweezer-like sponge forceps (d-f), two retractors (g-h), one pair of tweezer like tissue forceps (i), one pair of tweezer like tissue forceps witch also works as a pair of scissors when reversed(j), one ligature carrier (k), one probe (l), one elevator (m) and one brain spatulae (n).
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 65.0 cm x Width 35.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - curved intestinal forceps - Size: Length 22.2 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
c - straight intestinal forceps - Size 22.5 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
d - sponge forceps - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
e - sponge forceps - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
f - sponge forceps - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
g - retractor - Size: Length 19.2 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
h - retractor - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
i - tissue forceps - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
j - tissue forceps - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
k - ligature carrier - Size: Length 21.2 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
l - probe - Size: Length 20.3 cm x Width 0.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
m - elevator - Size: Length 18.8 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
n - spatulae - Length 18.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Maw Son and Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940-1945
Date Remarks
It is from World War II
Material
fabric: green, brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MAW SON AND SONS" printed on the roll; Surgical // 6-NIV" printed in ink on the outside of the roll
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-6
Dimension Notes
a - roll - (unfolded): Length 65.0 cm x Width 35.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some staining on the canvas; most of the instruments are like new.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd, Toronto, 1960; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller Co, 1956
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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surgical instrument roll

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004013003 a-ad
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are six sutures in glass tubes (b-g), three ampules of novacaine (h-j), six pairs of hemostatic forceps (k-p),…
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Accession Number
004013003 a-ad
Author
Similar to Maw Son & Sons rolls.
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are six sutures in glass tubes (b-g), three ampules of novacaine (h-j), six pairs of hemostatic forceps (k-p), one pair of scissors (q) two pairs of tissue forceps (r-s), one eyedropper (t) one glass syringe consisting of a barrel (u) and a plunger (v) in a metal cylinder with a bottom (w) and a top (x), one metal tube with screwed on blades on each end (y), one small glass tube sealed with gauze at either end (z) a roll of gauze with suturing needles in it (aa), a ligature carrier (ab), a standard probe (ac), and an adjustable probe (ad).
Number Of Parts
30
Part Names
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 45.0 cm x Width 45.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - sutures - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
d - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
e - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
f - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
g - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
h - novacaine - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
i - novacaine - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
j - novacaine - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
k - forceps - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
l - forceps - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
m - forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
n - forceps - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
o - forceps - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
p - forceps - Size: Length 12.6 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
q - scissors - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
r - tissue forceps - Size: Length 12.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
s - tissue forceps - Size: Length 12.8 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
t - eyedropper - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
u - syringe barrel - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
v - syringe plunger - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
w - syringe case bottom - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
x - syringe case top - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
y - knife in tube - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
z - glass tube - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
aa - gauze (rolled) - Size: Length 8.0 cm Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
ab - ligature carrier - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
ac - probe - Size: Length 20.4 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
ad - probe - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Maw Son & Sons (?)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
It is from World War II.
Material
fabric: green; brown; white
metal: silver
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 45.0 cm x Width 45.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some staining on the canvas; most of the instruments are like new.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd, Toronto, 1960; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller Co, 1956
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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surgical instrument roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10708
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004013004 a-z
Description
A brown canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a pair of tongue forceps (b), two pairs of retracting forceps (c-d), seven pairs of hemostatic forceps (e-k), two pairs of tissue forc…
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Accession Number
004013004 a-z
Author
Most of the tools were made by Arnold & Sons.
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
A brown canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a pair of tongue forceps (b), two pairs of retracting forceps (c-d), seven pairs of hemostatic forceps (e-k), two pairs of tissue forceps (l-m), two pairs of dressing forceps (n-o), one surgical saw (p), two S shaped retractors (q-r) one knife handle (s), one ligature carrier (t), one tracheotomy tube, consisting of two parts (u-v), two boxes of scalpal blades (w-x), and two hook shaped retractors (y-z).
Number Of Parts
26
Part Names
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 62.0 cm x Width 57.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - tongue forceps - Size: Length 24.4 cm Width 6.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - retractor forceps - Size: Length 12.5 cm Width 6.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - retractor forceps - Size: Length 12.8 cm Width 6.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
e - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 16.0 cm Width 7.3 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
f - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm Width 6.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 12.9 cm Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
i - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 12.9 cm Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
j - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 12.7 cm Width 5.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
k - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
l - tissue forceps - Size: Length 15.3 cm Width 2.4 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
m - tissue forceps - Size: Length 13.8 cm Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
n - dressing forceps - Size: Length 12.3 cm Width 1.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
o - dressing forceps - Size: Length 15.4 cm Width 2.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
p - saw - Size: Length 28.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
q - retractor - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
r - retractor - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
s - knife handle - Size: Length 13.0 cm Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
t - ligature carrier - Size: Length 17.4 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
u - outer tracheotomy tube - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
v - inner tracheotomy tube - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
w - box of blades - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
x - box of blades - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
y - retractor - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
z - retractor - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
It is from World War II.
Material
fabric: brown
metal: silver
cardboard: white; green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
a - roll - (unfolded): Length 62.0 cm x Width 57.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Most of the pieces and the canvas are like new.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd, Toronto, 1960; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller Co, 1956
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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dental instrument roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10709
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
004013005 a-g
Description
A dental instrument roll consisting of dental tools in a leather roll up case; the roll (a) is black leather on the outside and is lined with green felt on the inside; it has a buckle to seal it in a roll; the tools included are four pairs of tooth extracting forceps; one is for lower incisors, bic…
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Accession Number
004013005 a-g
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Instruments
Description
A dental instrument roll consisting of dental tools in a leather roll up case; the roll (a) is black leather on the outside and is lined with green felt on the inside; it has a buckle to seal it in a roll; the tools included are four pairs of tooth extracting forceps; one is for lower incisors, bicuspids and roots (b) and has slightly curved handles; one is for lower molars (c) and has straight handles; one is for left upper molars (d) and has a looped handle on one side; the last is for right upper molars (e) and has a looped handle on one side; there is also a mouth mirror (f), and a pair of tweezer like forceps (g).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - roll - Size: Length 47.7 cm x Width 46.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - incisor, bicuspids and roots (upper) extracting forceps - Length 17.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 6.3 cm
c - lower molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
d - left upper molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
e - right upper molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
f - mouth mirror - Length 16.2 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
g - tweezers - Length 14.8 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
The S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
The company named changed in 1965; it is possibly from World War II.
Material
leather: black
fabric: green
metal: silver
Inscriptions
'THE S.S. WHITE DENTAL MFG. CO. // PHILADELPHIA // MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" on a tag on the inner lining of the roll
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "S.S. White Burs Inc. Company History";"Dental Catalogue," Henry Schein Arcona, 2001; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013006 a-f
Description
A 5cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a metal handle with two rings for the fingers and a syringe barrel (b) with a metal ring at the end; there is also a small instruction sheet (c) and a corrogated cardboard protective insert (d); the box has a white base (e) and…
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Accession Number
004013006 a-f
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
A 5cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a metal handle with two rings for the fingers and a syringe barrel (b) with a metal ring at the end; there is also a small instruction sheet (c) and a corrogated cardboard protective insert (d); the box has a white base (e) and a burgundy lid (f)
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
c - listruction sheet (unfolded) - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 7.1 cm
d - insert (laid flat) - Size: Length 19.5 cm x Width 7.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
e - box base - Size: Length 15.9 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
f - box lid - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
The instuction sheet has an inspection date stamped on it "OCT 1947"
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
cardboard: white; burgundy
Inscriptions
"YALE B-D LOC-CONTROL // Becton Dickinson & Co. on the syringe barrel; ONE CONTROL 5YLC // YALE B-D LOK-SYRINGE // WITH FINGER RINGS // PAT. NO. 1,863,785--1,998,982 // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO., RUTHERFORD, N.J.// TRADEMARKS REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. MADE IN U.S.A." on a label on the box lid; the instuction sheet has an inspection date stamped on it: "OCT 1947"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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Dates
1948
circa 1948
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013007 a-f
Description
A 10cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a metal handle with two rings for the fingers and a syringe barrel (b) with a metal ring at the end; there is also a small instruction sheet (c) and a corrogated cardboard protective insert (d); the box has a white base (e) an…
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Accession Number
004013007 a-f
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
A 10cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a metal handle with two rings for the fingers and a syringe barrel (b) with a metal ring at the end; there is also a small instruction sheet (c) and a corrogated cardboard protective insert (d); the box has a white base (e) and a burgundy lid (f)
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - listruction sheet (unfolded) - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 7.1 cm
d - insert (laid flat) - Size: Length 19.5 cm x Width 7.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
e - box base - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
f - box lid - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1948
circa 1948
Date Remarks
The instuction sheet has an inspection date stamped on it "MAR 1948"
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
cardboard: white; burgundy
Inscriptions
"YALE B-D LOC-CONTROL // Becton Dickinson & Co. on the syringe barrel; ONE CONTROL 10YLC // YALE B-D LOK-SYRINGE // WITH FINGER RINGS // PAT. NO. 1,863,785--1,998,982 // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO., RUTHERFORD, N.J.// TRADEMARKS REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. MADE IN U.S.A." on a label on the box lid; the instuction sheet has an inspection date stamped on it: "MAR 1948"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear on the box.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013008 a-f
Description
A 2cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a syringe barrel (b); there is also three corked glass tubes (c-e), and two needles (f-g), and a metal tube holding wires for cleaning the needles (h); everything is stored in a metal case (i) which is in turn stored in a cardb…
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Accession Number
004013008 a-f
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
A 2cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a syringe barrel (b); there is also three corked glass tubes (c-e), and two needles (f-g), and a metal tube holding wires for cleaning the needles (h); everything is stored in a metal case (i) which is in turn stored in a cardboard box with a base (j) and a lid (k)
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
c - glass tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
d - glass tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
e - glass tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
f - needle - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
g - needle - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
h - wire tube - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
i - metal case - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
j - box base - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
k - box lid - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Date Remarks
The patent numbers are from 1935
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
cardboard: white; brown; burgundy
Inscriptions
"YALE B-D LOK-SYRINGE // Becton Dickinson & Co" on the syringe; "B-D YALE LUER-LOK // SYRINGE OUTFIT// No. 152YL 2cc.// BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J." on a label on the box lid
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Internet: Biddington's: United States Patent Dates and Number--1936-1990"; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
004013009 a-c
Description
A tonsil needle in a case; the needle (a) is metal and consists of a shaft which bends at about 45 degrees towards the tip; the tip is corked; it has a luer-lok end; the box is cardboard and consists of a white base (b) and a burgundy lid (c).
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Accession Number
004013009 a-c
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Ligation -- instrumentation
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating
Description
A tonsil needle in a case; the needle (a) is metal and consists of a shaft which bends at about 45 degrees towards the tip; the tip is corked; it has a luer-lok end; the box is cardboard and consists of a white base (b) and a burgundy lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - needle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
b - box base - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 16.9 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
The patent numbers are from 1940.
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: white, burgundy
Inscriptions
"No. 465LNRC (Curved) Size - 23 Gauge 1/2" // B-D // YALE TONSIL NEEDLE // HYPER-CHROME RUSTLESS STEEL// BECTON, DICKINSON & CO., RUTHERFORD, N.J., MADE IN U.S.A." printed on a label on the top of the box; "U.S. PATS. NOS. // 1,742,497 // 2,076,121 // 2,211,537" on a small label at the end of the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Biddington's: United States Patent Dates and Numbers--1836-1990"; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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pocket hypodermic syringe case

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013010 a-r
Description
Pocket hypodermic syringe case consisting of a syringe with a barrel (a) with two short arms at the end and a plunger (b) with a hexagonal thumbpush; there is a small cap which goes over the tip of the syringe; there are 6 glass canisters containing apomorph hydrochloride (d), morphine sulfate (e),…
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Accession Number
004013010 a-r
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Pocket hypodermic syringe case consisting of a syringe with a barrel (a) with two short arms at the end and a plunger (b) with a hexagonal thumbpush; there is a small cap which goes over the tip of the syringe; there are 6 glass canisters containing apomorph hydrochloride (d), morphine sulfate (e), morphine and atropine (f), cocaine hydrochloridum (g), strychnine sulfate (h), and nitroglycerin (i) and two needles (j-k) all stored in a metal flask shaped case (l), the case is stored in a red cloth pouch (m); there are also three unused packages of Iron Arm Surgeons' Needles (n-p); all of the above is stored in a plain brown cardboard box with a base (q) and lid (r).
Number Of Parts
18
Part Names
a - barrel- Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 16.9 cm x Width 2. cm x Depth 1.9 cm
d-i - bottles - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm.
j - needle - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
k - needle - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
l - case - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
m - pouch (laid flat) - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 10.7 x Depth 1.0 cm
n - surgeons' needles - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
o - surgeons' needles - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
p - surgeons' needles - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
q - box base - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
r - box lid - Size: Length 10.7 cm x Width 7.8 x Depth 2.3 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co. (syringe)
Sharp & Dome - Baltimore or Philadelphia (bottles)
Henry Milward & Sons - England (surgeons' needles)
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
1919 is stamped on one of the bottles
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: brown
glass: clear
paper: white, red
fabric: red
Inscriptions
"Property // of // Samual [?difficult to read?] E Prouse // M.D." handwritten in pencil on the box; "Item 7-499 // ONE SYRINGE OUTFIT No. 179L // HYPODERMIC, METAL CASE // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. RUTHERFORD, N.J." printed on a label on the box; "MED. DEPT. U.S.N." engraved on the metal case; "B-D" engraved on the thumbpush of the syringe
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during WWII rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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