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Barnes' vaginal speculum

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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
1981.6.1
Description
Silver-plated vaginal bivalve speculum with adjustable screw to control dilatation of the two valves; slight tapering towards the end.
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Accession Number
1981.6.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- vaginal
Description
Silver-plated vaginal bivalve speculum with adjustable screw to control dilatation of the two valves; slight tapering towards the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.L. Purdon of Welland, Ontario; owned by Dr. Matthew F. Harvey (1824-1903), who practised in Humberstone.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: brownish-grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 14.6 cm x Width 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Tarnished in places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Isaac Harvey, Matthew Harvey's grandfather, emigrated from New Jersey in 1789 to St. Johns, Ont. His father, Matthew, inherited the family farm, and Matthew Jr. graduated from Buffalo in 1850 and Trinity College Medical School in 1851. He became a school inspector and was active in municipal politics. In 1870, he was Warden of Welland County.
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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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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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Schlotterbeck's vaginal speculum

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1976.6.18
Description
Chrome-plated vaginal speculum with two blades that are opened manually.
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Accession Number
1976.6.18
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- vaginal
Description
Chrome-plated vaginal speculum with two blades that are opened manually.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Maker
Schlotterbeck & Co.
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Maine
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Patent date of Feb. 24, 1874 inscribed on item.
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Inscribed on blades: "Schlotterbeck & Co. Portland ME"; on upper screw: "PatD. FEB 24 1874"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Plating wearing off; missing nut; rust on blades; left rivet has been replaced by a copper rivet.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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