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Dates
1500
1699
circa 1500-1699
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
1999.1.137
Description
Portrait of William Harvey, MD.
Accession Number
1999.1.137
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
History of Medicine, 16th Cent. -- pictorial works
History of Medicine, 17th Cent. -- pictorial works
Description
Portrait of William Harvey, MD.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1500
1699
circa 1500-1699
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
graphite: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box E
Dimension Notes
Length 31.0 cm x Width 24.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Stable; brown discolouration around edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
.
Research Facts
William Harvey (1578-1657) discovered the circulation of the blood.
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surgeon's pocket case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5297
Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre…
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Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Urinary catheterization
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre of the inside to hold instruments.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - gum lancet - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Width 1.2 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 10.3 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 15.4 cm
d - caustic holder - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
e - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
f - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
g - tenaculum - Size: Length 11.2 cm
h - case - Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Thomas Bickerton Edminson of Toronto.
Maker
Boog; G. McLeod
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Date Remarks
https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/people/cp47937/boog
Material
metal: silver (tarnished)
shell: mottled brown
leather: brown
fabric: reddish brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-17
Condition Remarks
Pocket case is in dilapidated condition; #3: leather is stiff; case is falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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Dates
1750
1850
circa 1750-1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1930.8.1 a-b
Description
Large green carboy; conical neck banded at opening to provide strength and a groove for stringing; rectangular, uncoloured ground glass stopper bearing no pontil marks on bottom; partial temporary label affixed across middle of bottle.
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Accession Number
1930.8.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- carboy
Description
Large green carboy; conical neck banded at opening to provide strength and a groove for stringing; rectangular, uncoloured ground glass stopper bearing no pontil marks on bottom; partial temporary label affixed across middle of bottle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
carboy - Size: Length 32.4 cm x Diam. 27.0 cm
stopper
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Mr. W.H. Warden through Dr. J.T. Fotheringham
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1750
1850
circa 1750-1850
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c.-early 19c."
Material
glass: green; uncoloured
Inscriptions
On temporary label: "R: GUAIAC: C:"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Niagara Apothecary Pharmacy jar"
Images
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dental elevator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5906
Dates
1700
1899
circa 1700-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1969.281.1
Description
Sharp-pointed, spear-shaped instrument with ivory handle; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1969.281.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth extraction -- elevator
Description
Sharp-pointed, spear-shaped instrument with ivory handle; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1700
1899
circa 1700-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "18c.-19c."
Material
metal: grey
ivory: yellowish
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 16.2 cm x Width 0.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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The Manner of Burying the Dead at Holy Mount near London during the Dreadful Plague [print]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8996
Dates
1670
1730
1670-1730
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
1981.11.2
Description
A black and white engraving on laid paper depicting a man throwing bodies into a pit in the dark of night, during the Plague.
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Accession Number
1981.11.2
Author
Walledetin (?)
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Art
Plague -- pictorial works
Description
A black and white engraving on laid paper depicting a man throwing bodies into a pit in the dark of night, during the Plague.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
Walledetin (?)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1670
1730
1670-1730
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has "late 17th early 18th C ?"
Material
paper: black; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box B
Dimension Notes
Length 34.0 cm x Width 22.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Fragile
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Barnard's New Complete & Authentic History of England," late 17th or early 18th century, p. 10; prev. # 81.11.2; CD #UHN.
Research Facts
This engraving was produced for Barnard's New Complete & Authentic History of England; time depicted is during the Plague in 1665 during the reign of Charles II, in which upwards of one hundred thousand lives were swept away; accepted by the Academy of Medicine in 1960.
Images
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Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020488
Description
Lower denture completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars
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Accession Number
010020488
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Lower
Description
Lower denture completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 4.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is discoloured particularly on the front where the teeth meet the gums, and on the underside of the palate where the ivory would rest in the mouth
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
Images
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Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020489
Description
Lower denture completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars
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Accession Number
010020489
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Lower
Description
Lower denture completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
On display “Toothless: A History of Dentures” at the Museum of Healthcare; 27 Oct 2015
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is very discoloured; scratches are visible on the front of the teeth; proper right premolar and first molar are particularly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
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lower partial denture

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13659
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020490
Description
Lower partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are the central and lateral incisors, two canines, and the two first and two second premolars; there is a black metal post through the top of each second premolar; there are two holes in the ivory on the inner side of the palate below …
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Accession Number
010020490
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Partial
Description
Lower partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are the central and lateral incisors, two canines, and the two first and two second premolars; there is a black metal post through the top of each second premolar; there are two holes in the ivory on the inner side of the palate below the lateral incisors; one hole is filled with a black metal post.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: yellow
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Spare Parts” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 4.3 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is discoloured particularly around the second premolars and the grooves where the teeth meet the gums
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website
Research Facts
Ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain.
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008.
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Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020491
Description
Lower denture completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars; there is a hole in the ivory beneath each second premolar; there are circular wear marks around the hole beneath the second premolar on the proper left side; there are red ink marks on the proper left latera…
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Accession Number
010020491
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Lower
Description
Lower denture completely carved of ivory with complete set of teeth minus the third molars; there is a hole in the ivory beneath each second premolar; there are circular wear marks around the hole beneath the second premolar on the proper left side; there are red ink marks on the proper left lateral incisor and canine
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: brown, cream
ink: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
On display “Toothless: A History of Dentures” at the Museum of Healthcare; 27 Oct 2015
Dimension Notes
Length 5.7 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is very discoloured; scratches are visible all over; there is a crack on the front of the dentures that extends nearly the entire length of the proper right side of the gums
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
Images
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lower partial denture

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13661
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020492
Description
Lower partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are central and lateral incisors and two canines; there are three holes drilled in the back of the denture; two of them are behind the central incisors, and one is behind the proper right canine and lateral incisor
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Accession Number
010020492
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Partial
Description
Lower partial denture completely carved of ivory; teeth present are central and lateral incisors and two canines; there are three holes drilled in the back of the denture; two of them are behind the central incisors, and one is behind the proper right canine and lateral incisor
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1750
1760
circa 1750-1760
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 1.0 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of use; ivory is very discoloured around the edges of the canines and the grooves where the teeth meet the gums; scratches are visible all over; there is a crack on the back of the proper right canine
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
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