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uterine syringe irrigator set

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
000008003 a-c
Description
Irrigator with case; is wood case (a) iexterior covered in black fabric and interior with salmon-coloured velvet and metal latches; on the inside there are sections which hold the items inside securely; (b) syringe is a glass tube with a metal plunger and a leather stopper; Bakelite ends at the top…
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Accession Number
000008003 a-c
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- uterine
Description
Irrigator with case; is wood case (a) iexterior covered in black fabric and interior with salmon-coloured velvet and metal latches; on the inside there are sections which hold the items inside securely; (b) syringe is a glass tube with a metal plunger and a leather stopper; Bakelite ends at the top and bottom; the bottom Bakelite end is threaded so the syringe can attach to irrigator (c) with one end threaded with a leather gasket so it attaches to (b) without leaking; the other end has two rows of holes to let the irrigation fluid pass through.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - case
b - syringe
c - irrigator
Provenance
Owned by Dr. and Mrs. Kidd of Ottawa, Ontario; Dr. Kidd graduated from Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1929; Mrs. Kidd graduated from the Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1925. Dr. John Franklin Kidd (1865-1932).
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Item similar to one in catalogue of that date.
Material
paper: black
plastic: black
fabric: pink
metal: silver
glass: clear
leather: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the side of the glass tube (b) in ink is a scale "10 20 40 60" with a mark for every unit in between.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Length
a - 21.0 cm b - 12.2 cm c - 20.2 cm
Width
a - 5.5 cm b - 12.2 cm c - 1.2 cm
Depth
a - 2.9 cm b - 2.1 cm c - 1.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some signs of corrosion on (a); the paper covering the case is beginning to peel at the corners and fray on the back hinge; (b) the glass is dirty and the leather is beginning to crumble; (c) there is some dirt on the threaded part.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings," 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 469 (similar to item number 7398)
Research Facts
Used to introduce liquids such as water or medicine into the uterus; for treatment or cleaning.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Lydia E. Pinkham's Sanative Wash

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Dates
1888
1915
circa 1888-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
014002035 a-c
Description
Cylindrical transparent glass bottle (a) tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck full of opaque brown liquid; tan paper label wraps around bottle; label has manufacturer's name, address, proprietary legal information, a price, directions for use, and a sketched portrait of the manufactu…
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Accession Number
014002035 a-c
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intravaginal
Feminine Hygiene Products
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- vaginal
Description
Cylindrical transparent glass bottle (a) tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck full of opaque brown liquid; tan paper label wraps around bottle; label has manufacturer's name, address, proprietary legal information, a price, directions for use, and a sketched portrait of the manufacturer's head and shoulders with her signature and logo: product used as a douche or vaginal cleaner; one piece tan rectangular cardboard box (b); one piece folded tan paper leaflet (c) printed both sides with product information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Diam. 3.6 cm
b – box - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Width 4 cm x Depth 4 cm
c – leaflet - Size: Length 16.0 cm x 10.1 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1888
1915
circa 1888-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle label: "For Vaginal Injections, // (Liquid Form). // PRICE, 25 c PER BOTTLE. // The Proprietary of Patent Medicine Act. // (No. 57.) // Yours for Health // Dissolve one teaspoonful of the wash // in one pint of warm water and use once // a day, as a VAGINAL INJECTION OR // DOUCHE. In severe cases two tea- // spoonfuls may be used instead of one." printed on box: "LYDIA E. PINKHAM’S // SANATIVE // WASH // (LIQUID FORM) // PREPARED BY LYDIA E. PINKHAM // MEDICINE COMPANY // MONTREAL P. Q. // FULL DIRECTIONS INSIDE // SOLD BY DRUGGISTS // The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. No. 57”; printed on the leaflet: "FOR LEUCORRHOEA // Lydia E. Pinkham’s Sanative Wash // LIQUID FORM // This valuable article has been on the market for the // last thirty years, and has been used quite extensively with // very beneficial results. The only objections to it has been // its form – it has always been put up as a dry herb-packet // which required steeping and straining before it could be // used. If any prefer this form, either because they // have become used to it or for any other reason, they can // still obtain it in the old style. // Apply once a day as a vaginal injection // (or douche) by means of any good fountain syringe. It // is best first to take a cleansing douche. // For this purpose // use warm water in which has been dissolved powdered // borax (one heaping teaspoonful to a quart of water), or //as much castile soap as you would use in washing, or // ”Paxtine” according to the directions on the package. // The Sanative Wash is useful not only in cases of grave // ailments, but is of great value to check slight disturbances // of the secretions, to which nearly all women are liable // at one time or another. // The discharge from the nose caused // by a cold in the head is familiar to all. it results from an // inflammation of the mucous membrane. But the mucous // membrane exists in other parts of the body, particularly // those to which the Sanative Wash is especially intended to // be applied, and is there liable to a similar affection by which // a similar discharge is occasioned. Whenever this appears, // it should at once be checked and prevented by the use of // the Sanative Wash. Just as a neglected cold in the head be- // comes chronic, taking the form of catarrh, so does this dis- // charge, which is known as Leuccorhoea, or more popularly // "the Whites." // There should be no delay in treating this discharge, as // besides uncleanness and discomfort the irritation caused by // it may bring about ulcerations and other serious conditions. // price, twenty-five cents per bottle. // LYDIA E. PINKHAM MEDICINE COMPANY. // LYNN, MASS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 2
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed, shows minor wear and minor tears along edges of bottle label; cork is stained with a minor crack running through its middle and a dark brown stain on one side; box is fade, shows minor wear, surface grime, minor stains
Copy Type
Original
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Munyon's Whooping Cough Cure

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
014002092 a-b
Description
Transparent cylindrical glass bottle (a) with metal screw cap (b) and cork closure full of circular white pellets; tan paper label has name, logo and directions for use.
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Accession Number
014002092 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent cylindrical glass bottle (a) with metal screw cap (b) and cork closure full of circular white pellets; tan paper label has name, logo and directions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
James M. Munyon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
ink: green, red
cork: tan
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "WHOOPING COUGH CURE // MUNYON'S // HOMEOPATHIC // HOME REMEDIES // Directions - Dissolve twenty pellets // in ten tablespoons of water, and // give a teaspoonful every fifteen min- // utes or half hour until relieved, then // every hour."; embossed on cap: "MUNYON'S // HOMEOPATHIC // REMEDIES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 6.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Cap with minor dent; part of label has piece of transparent glue adhered to its surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
James M. Munyon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_M._Munyon; CD #6
Research Facts
Dr. James M. Munyon (1848 – 1918) was known for homeopathic patent medicines, some of which he promoted at his Hotel Hygeia on Munyon Island, named Hotel Hygeia after the Greek goddess of health and it catered to wealthy northerners who spent the winters in Palm Beach, Florida. The five-story hotel had twenty-one rooms and eight baths. The hotel burned to the ground in 1917. His first career was as a publisher, but he soon moved on to creating homeopathic medicines in the early 1890s. He employed a staff of chemists and physicians, one of them Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen. Munyon was found guilty of fraud several times due to unsubstantiated claims for his medicines. Many of his medicines are said to have consisted mostly of sugar and alcohol. His most famous one was named "Dr. Munyon's Paw-Paw Elixir" and its main ingredient was fermented papaya juice. It was served at his resort, Hotel Hygeia, on Munyon Island. At the time his cures were highly regarded with the Philadelphia Times writing that "Professor Munyon is to medicine what Professor Edison is to electricity."
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Braun's vaginal depressor

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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
1988.15.4
Description
A double-ended, rod-shaped handle terminating in ovoid loops, one at each end, one larger than the other; marked with two makers' names on either side of the handle.
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Accession Number
1988.15.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Description
A double-ended, rod-shaped handle terminating in ovoid loops, one at each end, one larger than the other; marked with two makers' names on either side of the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. M. Swain for Dr. Robert B. Aylesworth.
Maker
Caswell Hazard & Co./Ford
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On one side of handle: "Caswell Hazard & Co."; on the other side: "Ford"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 24.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Robert B. Aylesworth (M.D. Victoria College 1867) practised in various parts of Ontario from 1869-1892, ending up in Toronto.
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Meadows' improved four-bladed vaginal speculum

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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
1997.2.14
Description
A silver plate over steel vaginal speculum with four long blades and a fifth short blade attached to a jointed framework opened by squeezing two finger-ring levers.
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Accession Number
1997.2.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- vaginal
Description
A silver plate over steel vaginal speculum with four long blades and a fifth short blade attached to a jointed framework opened by squeezing two finger-ring levers.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
Ernst W. Mayer and Perry G. Meltzer
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Finger-ring levers marked "MAYER & // LONDON //MELTZER"; "BY ROYAL LETTERS PATENT"; two lower blades stamped "38"; finger-rings stamped "8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 11.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some plating worn off, some corrosion on blades and finger-rings.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalogue of Surgical Instruments," Evans & Wormull, 1876; CD #UHN
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Rotunda hospital vaginal hysterectomy needle

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1975.3.22
Description
Needle and handle all in one piece; blunt needle curves almost 180° to the left; handle has ridges for gripping.
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Accession Number
1975.3.22
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Needles
Suture Techniques
Description
Needle and handle all in one piece; blunt needle curves almost 180° to the left; handle has ridges for gripping.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Maker
Stevens & Son
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"STEVENS & SON // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 24.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Down Bros., 1906 (handle only); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1975.3.27 a-b
Description
A long metal shaft with a slightly curved end that has a series of holes: 6 columns of 3 tiny holes near the tip and 4 columns of two long holes each at the curve; stylet (stuck inside) is wide at the tip to wedge between the two types of holes; the other end splits into a Y, with a curved arm and …
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Accession Number
1975.3.27 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- uterine
Description
A long metal shaft with a slightly curved end that has a series of holes: 6 columns of 3 tiny holes near the tip and 4 columns of two long holes each at the curve; stylet (stuck inside) is wide at the tip to wedge between the two types of holes; the other end splits into a Y, with a curved arm and a straight arm; a plug for the curved end is attached by a 4-inch chain; stylet protrudes from the straight arm.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - douche - Size: Length 29.0 cm
b - stylet
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Maker
J. Stevens
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"J. STEVENS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-10
Condition Remarks
Tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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uterine dressing forceps

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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
1975.3.30
Description
Very long, narrow, scissor-like forceps with one loop and one curved handle; bends slightly to the side, ending in very narrow blunt tips with ridges on the inside.
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Accession Number
1975.3.30
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- uterine
Description
Very long, narrow, scissor-like forceps with one loop and one curved handle; bends slightly to the side, ending in very narrow blunt tips with ridges on the inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: dark greyish-brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Finish is blackened; #2: metal rusty and tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Leonard's dilating uterine douche

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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
1975.3.33
Description
S-curved, hollow tube, blunt tip, holes near tip (4 on each side, 5 on concave surface of curve); two wires on convex surface from tip to around 2/3 of the way to the end; screw mechanism forces them to and away from the tube (dilating); pear-shaped shield near the end.
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Accession Number
1975.3.33
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- uterine
Description
S-curved, hollow tube, blunt tip, holes near tip (4 on each side, 5 on concave surface of curve); two wires on convex surface from tip to around 2/3 of the way to the end; screw mechanism forces them to and away from the tube (dilating); pear-shaped shield near the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.?"; date is uncertain; patent date of May 28, 1899 on item.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"PAT. MAY 28TH [the "TH" superscripted and underlined] 1899"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-10
Dimension Notes
Length 29.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Plating peeling off in a few places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 5080 (item #E/-2935); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Siebold's uterine scissors

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1975.3.73
Description
Scissors with long, straight shanks, screw pivot joint hidden by a flap of metal, and short, curved, pointed blades; scissors detach quite readily at the pivot.
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Accession Number
1975.3.73
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears
Description
Scissors with long, straight shanks, screw pivot joint hidden by a flap of metal, and short, curved, pointed blades; scissors detach quite readily at the pivot.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Material
metal: grey; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal has blackened over half the surface of the scissors; rust has formed at the pivot areas, the blades, and on the undersides of the arms.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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