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portable ether and suction pump

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1980.8.2
Description
Suction pump has a wood base plated with metal; a suction gauge faces the width dimension; units range from 0-30, marked off every 5 units; a pressure gauge (?) is attached to the top of an ether bottle; units range from 0-5; both bottle are detachable and are connected by rubber tubing; a motor is…
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Accession Number
1980.8.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Ether, Ethyl
Suction and Drainage
Description
Suction pump has a wood base plated with metal; a suction gauge faces the width dimension; units range from 0-30, marked off every 5 units; a pressure gauge (?) is attached to the top of an ether bottle; units range from 0-5; both bottle are detachable and are connected by rubber tubing; a motor is mounted behind the two bottles and has a metal plate with printed data riveted to it; there is a stainless steel handle above the motor with a grip.
Part Names
motor - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 29.0 cm
ether bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
suction bottle - Size: Length 25.0 cm x Diam. 8.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. W. M. Purvis of Toronto; belonged to her husband, Dr. W. M. Purvis.
Maker
Leland Electric (motor); J. Sklar Mfg. Co. (suction gauge and other parts)
Site Made (City)
Guelph (motor); New York (other parts)
Site Made (State)
Ontario (motor); New York (other parts)
Site Made (Country)
Canada (motor); USA (other parts)
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: red
wood: brown
Inscriptions
On the metal plate: "H.P. 1/6 // TYPE: KS PH 1 // FR. 27 FORM ARUJH // V 110 RPM 1725 // AMPS 3.1 CY. 60 // TEMP RISE °C HR // FOR REFERENCE GIVE // NO. R6151 // PW 1 // LELAND ELECTRIC CANADA // GUELPH, ONTARIO // Underwriters' Laboratories // OF CANADA // INSPECTED // ELECTRIC MOTOR FOR HAZARDOUS // LOCATION // CLASS 1 GROUP D // NO. F 107196 C"; on one bottle: "ETHER"; on the other bottle: "SUCTION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-4
Condition Remarks
#2: Rubber in bad condition; dirty; #3: rubber--may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
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portable anaesthetizing outfit

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1980.8.3
Description
Motor is mounted on a wooden base; a label is affixed to its side; two glass jars, ether and suction, each with two plugs, are mounted next to the motor; a wooden case with a metal handle on top covers and attaches to the assembly by metal clamps; the top inner surface of the case has a metal plate…
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Accession Number
1980.8.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Ether, Ethyl
Suction and Drainage
Description
Motor is mounted on a wooden base; a label is affixed to its side; two glass jars, ether and suction, each with two plugs, are mounted next to the motor; a wooden case with a metal handle on top covers and attaches to the assembly by metal clamps; the top inner surface of the case has a metal plate with data printed on it.
Part Names
base - Size: Length 38.0 cm x Width 24.5 cm x Depth 24.0 cm
suction bottle - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 8.5 cm
ether bottle - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Diam. 7.8 cm
motor - SIze: Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 16.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. A. E. Purvis of Toronto.
Maker
Hoover Company Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Patent date 1937 printed on item
Material
wood: black; brown
glass: clear
metal: black
rubber: red
Inscriptions
Label affixed to motor has: "A C MOTOR // MODEL 503 // FRAME 113 // TYPE ES // HP 1/8 // VOLTS 110 // CYCLES 60 // PHASE 1 // R.P.M. 1725 // A.M.P. 2.2 // NO 712971 S5 // PATENTED IN CANADA // OCTOBER 19, 1937 // OTHER PATENTS PENDING // THE HOOVER COMPANY LIMITED // HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA // CSA APP. NO. 4660"; down the centre of the above, printed vertically, is the word, "HOOVER"; embossed on the suction bottle: "THE PERFECT SEAL"; and "ADJUSTABLE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-4
Condition Remarks
#2: The case is falling apart; rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
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chloroform drop bottle

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1981.10.12
Description
A moulded, 100-ml capacity cylindrical glass bottle with a dropping lip; a round vent hole in the neck; heart-shaped ground glass stopper; paper label.
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Accession Number
1981.10.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
A moulded, 100-ml capacity cylindrical glass bottle with a dropping lip; a round vent hole in the neck; heart-shaped ground glass stopper; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Maker
W. L. & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
glass: clear
paper: beige
ink: green
Inscriptions
Hand-printed in ink on label: "Chloroform"; below that, printed, is a long line and "193", then a long space and "Shake"; etched around bottom of bottle is "W.L. & Co. Germany"; moulded on stopper is "G.M.S. // G"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Copy Type
Original
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anaesthesia chloroform drop bottle

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1983.22.16
Description
Empty clear moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with removable ground glass stopper with pouring spout.
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Accession Number
1983.22.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Empty clear moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with removable ground glass stopper with pouring spout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. W. H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
T. C. W. Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M. S. K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
Images
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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994009015 a-g
Description
Paper package of six cream plastic mouth pieces used in patient's mouth for insertion of endoscopes, gastroscopes, etc.; package is for use in autoclave and has marks which turn colour when sterilized; this package has not been in autoclave yet.
Accession Number
994009015 a-g
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Paper package of six cream plastic mouth pieces used in patient's mouth for insertion of endoscopes, gastroscopes, etc.; package is for use in autoclave and has marks which turn colour when sterilized; this package has not been in autoclave yet.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 23.0 cm. x Width 17.1 cm.
b-g - mouthguards - Size: Length 3.0 cm. x Width 2.8 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
paper: white; turquoise
plastic: cream; clear
Inscriptions
Printed on back of package: "BLUE LEAF TURNS GREEN IN GAS // LA FEUILL BLEURE DEVIENT VERTE DANS LE GAZ // THE GREENLINE TM MADE BY // DRG // CANADA // PINK LEAF TURNS BLACK IN STEAM // LA FEUILLE ROSE DEVIENT NOIRE SANS LA VAPEUR"; on mouthpieces: "OLYMPUS TOKYO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
"Chirurgie-Katalog," 24th ed. by Martin, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1978, p. 248; "Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," miniature edition, Chas. F. Thackray, Ltd., Leeds, ca. 1970, p. G17; Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
Similar in concept and design to airways in two catalogues; used for laser bronchoscopy
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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994009016 a-f
Description
Long narrow white paper package for autoclave holds five clear plastic mouthguards with separate opening for extra tubing; used, some teeth marks on guards; package with indicator if package was sterilized; not sterilized.
Accession Number
994009016 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Long narrow white paper package for autoclave holds five clear plastic mouthguards with separate opening for extra tubing; used, some teeth marks on guards; package with indicator if package was sterilized; not sterilized.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 26.2 cm. x Width 10.1 cm.
b-f - mouthguards - Size: Length 2.6 cm. x Diameter4.4 cm.
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
paper: white; blue
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Printed on back of package: "AMERICAN TM // AMERI-WRAP TM PACKAGING SYSTEM // DATE: // CONTENTS: // MADE IN U.S.A. FOR AMERICAN HOSPITAL SUPPLY / DIVISION OF AMERICAN // HOSPITAL SUPPLY CORPORATION . MCGAW PARK . ILLINOIS . 60085 // LINE TURNS DARK BROWN DURING AUTOCLAVING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
"Chirurgie-Katalog," 24th ed. by Martin, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1978, p. 248; "Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," miniature edition, Chas. F. Thackray, Ltd., Leeds, ca. 1970, p. G17; Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
Similar in concept and design to airways in two catalogues; identified by O.R. nurse
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Bennett's inhaler

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011014
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposi…
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Accession Number
994011014
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposite ends of the diameter of the cap; the bottom of the cap is flat; a metal disk caps this cylinder; from the curved top of this disk, two hollow metal tubes extend, curving outwards slightly away from each other, and forwards; these tubes are each capped by a brown plastic applicator; each applicator has a rounded conical shape with a round hole at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
"HARTZ CO", "DETROIT, CLEVELAND, TORONTO" and "PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal cylinder
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Accretion of a white deposit on nasal applicators at rim of metal attachment; moderate patches of corrosion on metal surface; cap at the bottom of the instrument cannot be removed; #2: tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrated Catalogue of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 23 (item #1253)
Research Facts
This anaesthetic inhaler was filled with cotton batting saturated with ether or chloroform; the anaesthetic was delivered to the patient by inserting the delivery cups into the nostrils. Dr. Williams identified this item as a "nasal douche."
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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folding anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011031 a-b
Description
Anaesthesia mask (a) and attachment (b); both components are largely comprised of solid, smooth, metal wires; the mask (a) is a circular frame with a looped arm at one end; four thinner wires are attached to each side of the frame, so that they intersect at a midpoint; several fabric threades tie t…
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Accession Number
994011031 a-b
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- folding
Description
Anaesthesia mask (a) and attachment (b); both components are largely comprised of solid, smooth, metal wires; the mask (a) is a circular frame with a looped arm at one end; four thinner wires are attached to each side of the frame, so that they intersect at a midpoint; several fabric threades tie the wires together at the midpoint; the frame tapers at one end to form the looped arm; a thin band of metal holds the wires together, and they separate at the other end of this band and form a loop; a small, round, solid metal rod extends from the outer surface of this band, and is capped by a metal button; attachment (b) joins the mask by this button; (b) is composed of one thin round wire; it is roughly the same size and shape as the frame of (a); the metal arm extending from (b) is much shorter than the arm of (a); it extends only as far as the button on the mask, and there is no flat band of metal joining its wires.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mask - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
b - attachment - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: silver
fabric: light brown
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-12
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
The wires holding the objects to the mount board caused small patches of corrosion to transfer; some small scratches, slight signs of wear and marks from securing wires exist along rims of both metal frames; no dents; slight wearing of plating where mask wires are attached to frame (a); #2: metal is tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," The Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 2002 (similar to item #B/-53)
Research Facts
Dr. Williams identified the item as an "ether mask"; similar to item shown in catalogue, but artifact has one additional mask wire, and no clip at the top; the artifact also has a securing button on the lower arm to attach (b)
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011032
Description
The ether hook consists of a hollow metal tube; a small, cup-shaped metal cylinder with a round hole at the end tapers into a round metal tube; the tube flares near the hook end, and then narrows to form a flat tube; this flat portion curves to form a hook; the hook ends with an oblong hole, with a…
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Accession Number
994011032
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- tube
Description
The ether hook consists of a hollow metal tube; a small, cup-shaped metal cylinder with a round hole at the end tapers into a round metal tube; the tube flares near the hook end, and then narrows to form a flat tube; this flat portion curves to form a hook; the hook ends with an oblong hole, with a curved, square piece of metal extending slightly past the hole on the inner side of the curve.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Similar item identified in 1966 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 8.8 x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Item shows signs of wear; plating is worn along the edges of the hook; there are small scratches and dents along the tube; two patches of plate wear appear on the cup; no large dents or signs of corrosion; plate wear also appears in the form of black lines in the crease between the cup and the rod; #2: tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Surgical Instrument Catalogue," by the Storz Instrument Co., 1966, p. 284 (similar to item #N-7611)
Research Facts
Dr. Williams identified this item as an "ether hook."
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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Trilene vaporizer dial

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Dates
1970
2000
circa 1970-2000
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
995003094
Description
Dial from a trilene vaporizer; the dial is cylindrical with a threaded screw attachment at one end and a dial with graduation marks and a hollow cylindrical nozzle at the other end; the nozzle points upwards and is open at the top.
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Accession Number
995003094
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration Inhalation -- instrumentation
Analgesics -- administration
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Dial from a trilene vaporizer; the dial is cylindrical with a threaded screw attachment at one end and a dial with graduation marks and a hollow cylindrical nozzle at the other end; the nozzle points upwards and is open at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Cyprane Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Keighley
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1970
2000
circa 1970-2000
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One end stamped with the words, "CYPRANE LTD // KEIGHLEY // ENGLAND"; the dial has the words, "MAX TRILENE MIN" and graduation marks
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.2 cm. x Diam. : 5.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The dial was very dirty and dusty; there is a dent in the metal at one end; no corrosion is visible and the chrome is unstained
Copy Type
Original
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