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Sims vaginal retractor

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997034520
Description
Sims vaginal retractor has a solid metal handle with two duckbill blades of different sizes pointing in opposite directions.
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Accession Number
997034520
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- vaginal
Description
Sims vaginal retractor has a solid metal handle with two duckbill blades of different sizes pointing in opposite directions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No corrosion; finish on instrument has worn off around one side of handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," 75th anniversary, T. Sklar Mfg. Inc., 1967, p. 310 (similar to item #400-220) (see attached photocopy); CD #1.
Research Facts
Used to retract the vaginal wall during vaginal surgery; a standard Sims retractor was custom-made for a KGH surgeon to have the blades point in opposite directions.
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Sims uterine probe

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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997034521
Description
Sims uterine probe consists of a long, solid metal rod that curves upwards at the distal end and has incremental measurement marks; tip is rounded and at the proximal end is a flat, oval, tab-style handle with diagonal grooves on one side.
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Accession Number
997034521
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- uterine
Description
Sims uterine probe consists of a long, solid metal rod that curves upwards at the distal end and has incremental measurement marks; tip is rounded and at the proximal end is a flat, oval, tab-style handle with diagonal grooves on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Jette Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 29.5 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Aesculap Jetter & Scheerer Surgical Instruments," Aesculap, 1960, p. 169 (similar to item #04-136) (see attached photocopy); CD #1.
Research Facts
Used to probe and measure the depth of the uterus.
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Leisegang floor-model colposcope

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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Dr. W. P. E. Paterson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
999010001 a-c
Description
Leisegang floor-model colposcope consists of a linoleum-covered metal (a) base mounted on another mobile base of a later addition, which constists of five legs on casters attached to a laminate top; attached to original base via ball and socket joint is a chrome plated vertical tilt shaft which sup…
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Accession Number
999010001 a-c
Collection
Dr. W. P. E. Paterson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Colposcopy -- instrumentation
Description
Leisegang floor-model colposcope consists of a linoleum-covered metal (a) base mounted on another mobile base of a later addition, which constists of five legs on casters attached to a laminate top; attached to original base via ball and socket joint is a chrome plated vertical tilt shaft which supports a fuse box as well as an adjustable (b) colposcope microscope; an (c) electrical cord and plug connects the fuse box to an electrical outlet; microscope piece has a lamp which also connects to the fuse box via cord and plug.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 96.0 cm x Width 67.0 cm x Depth 67.0 cm
b - colposcope microscope - Size: Length 65.0 cm x Width 21.0 cm x Depth 19.0 cm
c - electrical cord with plug - Size: Length 2.17 m x Diam 4.0 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. W. P. E. Paterson
Maker
Leisegang
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Based on appearance
Material
metal: silver, tan, black, brass
plastic: black, brown, white
vinyl: grey
formica: grey
glass: transparent, black
Inscriptions
Printed on metal plate attached to microscope shaft: "Leisegang // BERLIN -West // Mod. 1B // Nr. 23511"; printed on metal plate attached to fuse box: "Manufactured by // Leisegang // Berlin // Germany (West) // Sold and serviced by // Gynemed inc. // 2458 Embarcadero Way // Palo Alto, California 94303 // (415) 329-9211"; printed on sticker affixed to fuse box: "DANGER - EXPLOSION HAZARD // DO NOT USE IN THE PRESENCE OF // FLAMMABLE ANAESTHTICS."; printed on sticker affixed to fuse box: "125 Volt // 50-60 Hz~"; handrwitten in pencil on tape affixed to microscope: "Lamp OSRAM 70517 // 6V5A 1PG"; printed on label tape affixed to fuse box: "PROPERTY OF // DR. W.P.E. PATERSON"; imprinted on metal on light bulb inside microscope: "OSRAM GERMANY 70519 6V 5A 1PG".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-13-2
Condition Remarks
Minor rust on metal tubing underneath base and around screws on base top; linolium covering on base top is lifting off the edges; minor paint chips on fuse box and shaft.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Wikipedia; CD #1.
Research Facts
This artifact was used for cervical exams and diagnosis.
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vaginal speculum

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1997.3.5
Description
Chrome-plated steel vaginal speculum similar in basic design to the standard "duckbill" speculum (roughly shaped like a pistol); two screw-type knobs, one to adjust the width of the opening between the blades and the other can be adjusted to hold the blades open; blades are rectangular ("scoop-shap…
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Accession Number
1997.3.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- vaginal
Description
Chrome-plated steel vaginal speculum similar in basic design to the standard "duckbill" speculum (roughly shaped like a pistol); two screw-type knobs, one to adjust the width of the opening between the blades and the other can be adjusted to hold the blades open; blades are rectangular ("scoop-shaped") rather than smoothly curved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Penny Ecclestone; belonged to her father, Dr. Leland W.C. Sturgeon (1905-78).
Maker
Penn Surgical Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
metal: silver; grey
Inscriptions
Engraved on the knob for adjusting the posterior opening: "Penn"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Ingram & Bell catalogue, 1959, p. 231 (similar to items #E56, E63, and E65); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Sturgeon graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1930; he was in private practice from 1931 to 1940, at which time he joined the RCAF as a medical officer; in 1945, he went into Public Health in Welland, Ont., where he was Medical Officer of Health until his retirement in 1973.
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vaginal speculum

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1997.3.6
Description
Bakelite vaginal speculum has standard "duckbill" design; some of the component hardware appears to be aluminum; speculum has been designed for right-hand use (based on the position of the thumb lever and adjusting screw); opening at the posterior end of the examination blades is adjustable; the po…
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Accession Number
1997.3.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- vaginal
Description
Bakelite vaginal speculum has standard "duckbill" design; some of the component hardware appears to be aluminum; speculum has been designed for right-hand use (based on the position of the thumb lever and adjusting screw); opening at the posterior end of the examination blades is adjustable; the posterior aperture is adjusted via a sliding aluminum level; adjunct to this is the thumb-lever for adjusting the anterior opening between the blades; part of this thumb-lever consists of an aluminum screw that can be set to hold the blades apart for hands-free use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Penny Ecclestone; belonged to her father, Dr. Leland W.C. Sturgeon (1905-78).
Maker
National E.I. Co.
Site Made (City)
Long Island
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
plastic: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Imprinted on the bakelite above the thumb-lever is: "NATIONAL E.I. CO. // L.I.N.Y. MADE IN USA // LARGE - BOILABLE"; engraved on a small aluminum hooked piece: "PATENT // PENDING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Ingram & Bell catalogue, 1959, p. 231 (similar to items #E56-1-2-3, and E65); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Sturgeon graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1930; he was in private practice from 1931 to 1940, at which time he joined the RCAF as a medical officer; in 1945, he went into Public Health in Welland, Ont., where he was Medical Officer of Health until his retirement in 1973.
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Simpson uterine sound

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1975.3.50
Description
Long, straight heavy wire with a flat rounded handle; sound is graduated in inches; olive tip, slightly flared at 2 1/2 inches; marked at every inch from 2 1/2" to 9 1/2"; grooves on same side of handle as marks on sound.
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Accession Number
1975.3.50
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- sound -- uterine
Description
Long, straight heavy wire with a flat rounded handle; sound is graduated in inches; olive tip, slightly flared at 2 1/2 inches; marked at every inch from 2 1/2" to 9 1/2"; grooves on same side of handle as marks on sound.
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
Tiemann
Site Made (Country)
USA / Germany
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 31.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm
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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Graves vaginal speculum

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1976.6.17
Description
Stainless steel vaginal speculum with two jaws that are opened manually.
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Accession Number
1976.6.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- vaginal
Description
Stainless steel vaginal speculum with two jaws 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.
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 12.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor striations from use.
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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Hegar uterine dilator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7016
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1976.9.14
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
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Accession Number
1976.9.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
Betz
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Coating has worn off; spotted with surface oxidation.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, 1915, p. 180 (similar to item #3N1202); CD #UHN
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Hegar uterine dilator

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1976.9.15
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
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Accession Number
1976.9.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
Betz
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Coating has worn off; surface spotted with oxidation.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, 1915, p. 180 (similar to item #3N1202); CD #UHN
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Hegar uterine dilator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7018
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1976.9.16
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
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Accession Number
1976.9.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
Betz
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Coating has worn off; surface spotted with oxidation.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, 1915, p. 180 (similar to item #3N1202); CD #UHN
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