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obstetrical teaching aid

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Dates
1919
1946
circa 1919-1946
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Connell 5 Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Obstetrics
Classification
Education
Obstetrics
Accession Number
001033001
Description
Rectangular ceramic teaching aid with a large oblong depression in the top representing the uterus and an opening 11.5 inches in diameter which represents the pelvis and birth canal; on each side there are two semi-cirular shaped handles; on the underside there are six rectangular beams supporting …
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Accession Number
001033001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Connell 5 Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Obstetrics
Classification
Education
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrics -- models
Labor
Teaching Materials
Description
Rectangular ceramic teaching aid with a large oblong depression in the top representing the uterus and an opening 11.5 inches in diameter which represents the pelvis and birth canal; on each side there are two semi-cirular shaped handles; on the underside there are six rectangular beams supporting the depression, two on each side and one on each end
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital on Connell 5 to educate nursing and medical students on the mechanism of labour
Maker
Mayer & Phelps
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1919
1946
circa 1919-1946
Date Remarks
Based on company information
Material
ceramic: beige
ink: black
Inscriptions
printed in ink on both sides: "MAYER & PHELPS // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-U1-1
Dimension Notes
Length 54.8 cm x Width 29.7 cm x Depth 22.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear marks are present on corners and edges of central hole.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
"Downs Bros" website; 996003121; donor's remarks; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality, 21st ed." Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p.5053 (similar to obstetric phantoms, items E/-2120, E/-2124. E/-2128. E/-2131)
Research Facts
Teaching aid is normally partnered with a chamois baby and placenta (similar item 996003121 a-b) to show the progression of labour and delivery; this item was used to teach at Queen's University until as late as 1981; Mayer & Phelps began when the former company name of Mayer & Meltzer became Mayer & Phelps in 1919 in London England; the company produced surgical and teaching aids and was purchased by Downs Bros. in 1946; the company was referred to as Downs Bros., Mayer & Phelps until 1972
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Obstetrician [statue]

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Dates
1970
1990
1970-1990
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Art
Art reproduction
Sculpture
Figure
Communication
Commemorative
Obstetrics
Classification
Art
Art reproduction
Sculpture
Figure
Communication
Commemorative
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1988.7.2
Description
A glazed, hollow, stylized ceramic figure of a standing man wearing a pale blue lab coat and cap holding an infant upside-down by its feet.
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Accession Number
1988.7.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Art
Art reproduction
Sculpture
Figure
Communication
Commemorative
Obstetrics
Classification
Art
Art reproduction
Sculpture
Figure
Communication
Commemorative
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Art
Physicians
Description
A glazed, hollow, stylized ceramic figure of a standing man wearing a pale blue lab coat and cap holding an infant upside-down by its feet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. M. Bryant; belonged to his uncle, Dr. Cullen Bryant; given to him by a patient.
Dates
1970
1990
1970-1990
Material
ceramic: pastel blue; peach; pastel green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-8
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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