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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997002428
Description
Stethoscope; two ivory ear pieces connect to hollow metal tubes which connect to rubber tubing; these two rubber tubes meet at a Y shaped piece of metal and one piece of rubber tubing continues until the ivory bell.
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Accession Number
997002428
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- binaural
Description
Stethoscope; two ivory ear pieces connect to hollow metal tubes which connect to rubber tubing; these two rubber tubes meet at a Y shaped piece of metal and one piece of rubber tubing continues until the ivory bell.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine.
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
rubber: black
metal: silver
ivory: cream
Inscriptions
Etched into the metal around the bottom of the bell is "B-D IVER LOK PAT. 1742497"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Length
63.3 cm
Width
15.3 cm
Depth
3.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 63.3 cm x Width 15.3 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The rubber is degrading and cracking; it is very stiff; the metal shows signs of corrosion; the plastic of the ear pieces is dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., 1987, p. 27
Research Facts
Sound travels from the bell placed on the patient through the rubber tubes to each ear.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: "Potions, Pills and Prescriptions"; May 1, 2000 - 25 Jan 2017
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003.
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physician's saddle bag

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997002435
Description
Oval brown leather saddle bag; two oval pockets held closed by yellow buckles on each side; held together at the top by leather stitching and a yellow buckle; two more buckles on the inside of one pocket flap
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Accession Number
997002435
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Description
Oval brown leather saddle bag; two oval pockets held closed by yellow buckles on each side; held together at the top by leather stitching and a yellow buckle; two more buckles on the inside of one pocket flap
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers catalogue
Material
leather: brown
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-5
Dimension Notes
Length 39.0 cm x Width 21.5 cm x Depth 9.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Noticeable wear on the leather; corrosion present on all buckles;
corrosion has transferred onto the leather pieces touching the metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments," 6th Edition, A.S. Aloe Company, 189–, p. 801 (similar to model #10311); CD #1
Research Facts
This bag would be used to carry medical supplies while travelling on horseback
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 23 Enlarged Glands

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Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
996001295
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
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Accession Number
996001295
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Lymphadenitis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Unidentified cylindrical pellet container (glass/wood?) in a one-piece cardboard box with flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it; the box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper which lists product information, and has a line drawing of a woman with a lion.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Humphreys Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Material
paper: off-white
cardboard:
Inscriptions
Paper wrapper/label reads, "HUMPHREYS' // HOMEOPATHIC // NO 23 // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // ENLARGED GLANDS // F. Humphreys M.D. // HUMPHREYS' HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE CO. // New York // MADE IN U.S.A."; back reads, "AVERAGE CONTENTS 32 TABLETS // Bari. i-Silic- calc.pAmer. Homeopathic Phar."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.0 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm. x Depth: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container is unopened and unused; there is minor wear and staining at the top and bottom of the box on the paper wrapper; all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
See laminated advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Remedies; "Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 13-14
Research Facts
For Enlarged Glands or Tonsils, enlarged or inflamed glands under the jaw, around the neck or
under the arm-pits; itching and burning of the legs
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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examination table with stirrups

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Dates
1895
1900
circa 1895-1900
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Diagnosis, General
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997037272 a-g
Description
(a) A handmade painted wooden examination table with four feet that are identical with a flat base and two grooved concave rings carved into the wood; (b,c) two adjustable wooden stirrup foot holders are at base of table; these are square-shaped with an arched space for holding the foot; table is f…
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Accession Number
997037272 a-g
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Diagnosis, General
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
Physical Examination
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
(a) A handmade painted wooden examination table with four feet that are identical with a flat base and two grooved concave rings carved into the wood; (b,c) two adjustable wooden stirrup foot holders are at base of table; these are square-shaped with an arched space for holding the foot; table is flat and wide with a drop leaf attached by hinges at the end; the ends of the table have grooved edges; (d-g) casters: wooden wheels with rolling edge covered in felt attached to an axle; metal supports on eithre side of the wheel; supports at at approximately 30° from the vertical and attach to a solid metal cylinder with a rounded and grooved tip; (d-g) casters, each consisting of a metal wheel, the rolling edge covered in felt, attached to an axle; metal supports on either side of the wheel; supports are at approximately 30° from the vertical and attach to a solid metal cylinder with a rounded, grooved tip.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - table - Size: Length 187.0 cm x Width 67.5 cm x Depth 47.0 cm
b - stirrup - Size: Length 76.6 cm x Width 11.1 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
c - stirrup - Size: Length 76.7 cm x Width 10.8 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
d - caster - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
e - caster - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
f - caster - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
g - caster - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C. H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Dates
1895
1900
circa 1895-1900
Material
wood: brown
paint: white; light green
metal: silver
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
(d-g) Have engraving on wheel: "FAULTLESS // FELTPAID"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-11-2
Condition Remarks
(a) Paint is chipping off; stains on table top; hinges are very brittle; (b, c) paint is chipping, worn; longitudinal cracks in wood around foot holes in stirrups; (d-g) felt is worn down; metal is tarnished and non-active corrosion is present; two layers of paint chipping
Copy Type
Original
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examination table

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11273
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
999011001
Description
A wooden examination table; painted white; adjustable; the surface is made of greenish leather and is in three pieces; has flared base acting as a step stool; it appears that the table is meant to be adjustable at one end to allow it to dip to the floor on that end while the other remains stationar…
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Accession Number
999011001
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
Physical Examination
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Military Medicine
Description
A wooden examination table; painted white; adjustable; the surface is made of greenish leather and is in three pieces; has flared base acting as a step stool; it appears that the table is meant to be adjustable at one end to allow it to dip to the floor on that end while the other remains stationary (but the table is too fragile to attempt); there are four screws sticking out of one side of the table that appear modern.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Penitentiary Hospital in the 1930's.
Maker
Military Hospitals Commission Industries
Site Made (City)
Guelph
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
wood: white
leather: green
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 193.0 cm x Width 74.5 cm x Depth 80.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The leather is very brittle and the paint is chipping off of the wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dave St. Onge
Research Facts
The donor extrapolated the maker and date information from a similar table at the Correctional Services of Canada Museum; the table is somewhat inaccessible at the time of accessioning, it should be further evaluated at a later time.
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monaural stethoscope

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997001111 a-c
Description
Collapsible monaural stethoscope, which consists of three Bakelite parts that screw together; the ear plate (a) consists of a round disc which is concave on its outer edge and tapers to a round convex piece with threading on the inside at the inner edge; the disc has a small round hole through the …
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Accession Number
997001111 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- monaural
Description
Collapsible monaural stethoscope, which consists of three Bakelite parts that screw together; the ear plate (a) consists of a round disc which is concave on its outer edge and tapers to a round convex piece with threading on the inside at the inner edge; the disc has a small round hole through the centre; a stem (b) fits into and together with the ear plate, and consists of a length of hollow cylindrical tubing that has threading on bother outer ends; one end fits together with the ear plate and the other fits into and together with (c) a stem and chest piece; this piece consists of a length of hollow cylindrical tubing with threading on the inner edges of one end and a flared conical chest piece on the other end; the outer edges of the chest piece are smooth and rounded
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - stethoscope ear plate - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
b - Stethoscope stem - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
c - Stethoscope stem & chest piece - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
d - needle mandrel - Size: Length 11.1 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
e - stopcock - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
f - sterilizing tray - Size: Length 34.0 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
g - instruction sheet (open) - Size: Length 17.9 cm x Width 15.5 cm
h - instruction sheet (open) - Size: Length 17.9 cm x Width 15.5 cm
i - box bottom - Size: Length 34.6 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
j - box top - Size: Length 35.0 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection.
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
White mould covering almost all the artifact. The artifact was stored in 0010-F4-2 storage drawer. Artifact 997.038.005 in the same drawer also developed a small mould spot. The active mould was noticed on September 22, 2015 and the artifact placed in a bag. On October 9, 2015 it was transferred to a clean new bag
The Bakelite has no cracks and only a very small chip on the inner edge of the flared end of (c) the stem and chest piece; all parts screw on and off easily.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #172; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," the Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 1097 (item A/-4678-4684)
Research Facts
Originally came in a box with 997.001.109a-t
Exhibit History
Sept. 23, 2002: on display in the Kingston General Hospital Hall of Honour in the exhibit, "Fighting the White Plague: the Battle against TB"
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stethoscope head

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997001914
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Accession Number
997001914
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine.
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Copy Type
Original
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monaural stethoscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12953
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997002008 a-b
Description
Two part turned maple wood single stemmed monaural stethoscope; hollow tapered ear piece (a) inserts into circular chest piece (b) includes two holes to allow for different angles of hearing once ear pieces is inserted.
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Accession Number
997002008 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- monaural
Description
Two part turned maple wood single stemmed monaural stethoscope; hollow tapered ear piece (a) inserts into circular chest piece (b) includes two holes to allow for different angles of hearing once ear pieces is inserted.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – ear piece – Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam 3.0 cm
b – chest piece – Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam 1.4 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Date Remarks
Based on usage of this type of stethoscope
Material
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row C
Copy Type
Originial
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Antique Med Web-site: Monaural Stethoscope; CD #6
Research Facts
Charles J. B. Williams developed the two-piece monaural stethoscope in 1843 with a trumpet shaped chest end that fit more comfortably against the chest wall, with a removable ear piece. Became the standard design. The two pieces were used in different holes for the examination of the chest or the heart. Also sensitive enough for hearing a fetus in the womb.
Exhibit History
On display Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
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monaural stethoscope

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Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997002009
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered ear piece.
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Accession Number
997002009
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- monaural
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered ear piece.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Date Remarks
Bases on usae of this type of stethoscope
Material
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Diam 2.4 cm
Copy Type
Originial
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Antique Med Web-site: Monaural Stethoscopes; CD #6
Research Facts
Charles J. B. Williams developed the two-piece monaural stethoscope in 1843 with a trumpet shaped chest end that fit more comfortably against the chest wall, with a removable ear piece. Became the standard design. The two pieces were used in different holes for the examination of the chest or the heart. Also sensitive enough for hearing a fetus in the womb.
Exhibit History
On display The Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
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monaural stethoscope

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Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997002010
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered ear piece with circular chest piece.
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Accession Number
997002010
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- monaural
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered ear piece with circular chest piece.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Date Remarks
Based on usage of this type of stethoscope
Material
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 13.7 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Copy Type
Originial
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Antique Med Web-site: Monaural Stethoscope; CD #6
Research Facts
Charles J. B. Williams developed the two-piece monaural stethoscope in 1843 with a trumpet shaped chest end that fit more comfortably against the chest wall, with a removable ear piece. Became the standard design. The two pieces were used in different holes for the examination of the chest or the heart. Also sensitive enough for hearing a fetus in the womb.
Exhibit History
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
On loan L-2016-4 to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary exhibit; 30 April-8 July, 2016
On display The Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
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