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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11300
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Accession Number
000018003 a-c
Description
One complete pair of corrective eyeglasses with nose clip and arms attached directly to the lenses (a); the arms are curled; the lenses are convex ovals; one incomplete pair of eyeglasses with nose clip and one bracket for the arm attached to the lenses (b); the lenses are oval and convex; eyeglass…
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Accession Number
000018003 a-c
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
One complete pair of corrective eyeglasses with nose clip and arms attached directly to the lenses (a); the arms are curled; the lenses are convex ovals; one incomplete pair of eyeglasses with nose clip and one bracket for the arm attached to the lenses (b); the lenses are oval and convex; eyeglasses case covered in a green print fabric lined with black fabric (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
b - incomplete eyeglasses - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - case - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
metal: yellow
fabric: black, green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
The lenses of pair of eyeglasses (a) are dirty; there are several areas on each pair where chips are visible; only one pair is intact; the case is very dirty on the inside; incomplete pair of eyeglasses (b) was broken while being catalogued; the glass lenses cracked into several pieces; the remaining pieces are labeled in a mylar bag in the permanent storage location.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings, " 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 159 (similar to item 4299)
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
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vision impairment cane

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12595
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
George Burkitt Collection
Category
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Vision
Visual Aids
Canes
Accession Number
002046001
Description
Hollow metal vision impairment cane painted in white and red with a rubber handle and rubber-tipped base.
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Accession Number
002046001
Collection
George Burkitt Collection
Category
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Vision
Visual Aids
Canes
MeSH Heading
Canes
Vision, Subnormal
Vision
Visual Aids
Description
Hollow metal vision impairment cane painted in white and red with a rubber handle and rubber-tipped base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by George Burkitt, donated by his granddaughter Helena Kemp.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: gray
paint: white, red
rubber: cream, red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A3
Dimension Notes
Length 1.17 m x Width 13.8 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows light wear; some paint chipping and a crack in the rubber tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file
Research Facts
Used by George Burkitt who lived in St. Ola, Ontario and died in his 80s.
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Dr. John Austin's building blocks

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10033
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Mental Health
Physical Examination
Visual Aids
Classification
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Mental Health
Physical Examination
Visual Aids
Accession Number
997001751
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Accession Number
997001751
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Mental Health
Physical Examination
Visual Aids
Classification
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Mental Health
Physical Examination
Visual Aids
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine.
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-Q2-3
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Corrective eyeglasses
Optometry
Accession Number
997002181
Accession Number
997002181
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Corrective eyeglasses
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Spectacles
Lenses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Copy Type
Original
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corrective hard contact lenses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12134
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Ronald Missen Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Patient Care
Vision
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Contact lenses
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
007019001 a-d
Description
A pair hard contact lenses, (a) left and (b) right, with a (c) rubber lens remover in a velvet lined hinged storage (d) case.
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Accession Number
007019001 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ronald Missen Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Patient Care
Vision
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Contact lenses
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Contact Lenses
Visual Aids
Description
A pair hard contact lenses, (a) left and (b) right, with a (c) rubber lens remover in a velvet lined hinged storage (d) case.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a-b - contact lenses - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - lens remover - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam 1.1cm
d - case - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. Ronald Missen (1928-2007).
Maker
Obrig Laboratories, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Based on donor's prescription.
Material
fabric: brown, red
plastic: transparent
rubber: brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Mrs. Barbara Missen; based on documents
Research Facts
Dr. Missen (1928-2007) had corneal ulcers from the time he was a child that left scars on his eyes. His father used to drive him to the Cleveland Clinic for treatments and wore the prescription hard contact lenses since 1942 for sports while at: Westdale Secondary School, Hamilton (1941-1946), Queen's University, Kingston (1945-1951), and Cambridge University, U.K. (1953-1956). Dr. Missen was Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto. He had a corneal transplant in 2005.
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tinted corrective pince-nez

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8454
Dates
1880
1910
1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Eyeglasses
Accession Number
1986.7.3
Description
Dark lenses mounted onto a flexible nose piece; right lens has a small hole drilled through it, presumably for attaching a ribbon or thread.
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Accession Number
1986.7.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Eyeglasses
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Visual Aids
Description
Dark lenses mounted onto a flexible nose piece; right lens has a small hole drilled through it, presumably for attaching a ribbon or thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. R. E. Richardson of Port Hope, Ont.; from the home of Dr. James H. Richardson (1823-1903), donor's grandfather.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
1880-1910
Material
glass: translucent grey
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
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optical trial eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8457
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
Accession Number
1987.1.1 a-ac
Description
A fabric-covered wooden tray lined withgreen felt, fitted to accomodate 28 plastic (?) lens frames, with a tab at each side to facilitate removal from the set of which it was part (which is absent); the frames have glass lenses and are all numbered with either a metal tag or a metal-rimmed card lab…
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Accession Number
1987.1.1 a-ac
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Vision
Eyeglasses
Optometry
Description
A fabric-covered wooden tray lined withgreen felt, fitted to accomodate 28 plastic (?) lens frames, with a tab at each side to facilitate removal from the set of which it was part (which is absent); the frames have glass lenses and are all numbered with either a metal tag or a metal-rimmed card label; two loose labels.
Number Of Parts
29
Part Names
tray - Size: Length 25.7 cm x Width 22.0 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. T. Porter; used by his father, Stuart Porter, a jeweller in Dundalk, Ontario, ca. 1925-1939.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
wood: brown
fabric: black; green
plastic (?): black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-11
Condition Remarks
The box or case the tray fits into is missing; frame "U" has no lenses; #2: the tray is damaged.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In small communities where there was no optometrist, it was not unusual for jewellers to fit eyeglasses.
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eyeglasses with hearing aid

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8488
Dates
1920
1950
1920-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Otolaryngology
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Accession Number
1988.10.7
Description
Plastic spectacles with bifocal lenses; sidepieces modified to incorporate a hearing aid / battery pack / volume control on the left side; the right side is thickened to visually resemble the left; frames decorated in front; designed for use by a female in a 'cats eye' style frame.
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Accession Number
1988.10.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Otolaryngology
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Description
Plastic spectacles with bifocal lenses; sidepieces modified to incorporate a hearing aid / battery pack / volume control on the left side; the right side is thickened to visually resemble the left; frames decorated in front; designed for use by a female in a 'cats eye' style frame.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sunnybrook Hospital, ENT Department.
Maker
Beltone
Dates
1920
1950
1920-1950
Material
plastic: black
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Medicine, Mystery and the Macdonalds” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 12.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
An innovative way of housing a hearing aid that is no longer in use.
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eyeglasses with hearing aid

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8489
Dates
1950
1970
1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Otolaryngology
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Accession Number
1988.10.8
Description
A plastic eyeglass frame, upper edge grooved to receive a wire linking a hearing aid/battery pack on the left side to the amplifier on the right; both pieces of the device attach with 2-5 mm pins to the ends of the sidepieces.
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Accession Number
1988.10.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Otolaryngology
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Vision
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Description
A plastic eyeglass frame, upper edge grooved to receive a wire linking a hearing aid/battery pack on the left side to the amplifier on the right; both pieces of the device attach with 2-5 mm pins to the ends of the sidepieces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sunnybrook Hospital, ENT Department.
Maker
hearing aid: Zenith Radio Corp.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1970
1950-1970
Material
plastic: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Dimension Notes
Width 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
No lenses in glasses.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Incorporates devices to augment hearing in both ears.
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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Accession Number
1998.11.13
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Accession Number
1998.11.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses; Vision; Optometry
Vision
Eyeglasses
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Wikipedia
Research Facts
Pince-nez is a style of eyeglasses, popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, that are supported without earpieces, by pinching the bridge of the nose. The name comes from French pincer, "to pinch", and nez, "nose".
Although pince-nez were used in Europe since the late 14th century, modern ones appeared in the 1840s and reached their peak popularity around 1880 to 1900. Because they did not always stay on the nose when placed, and because of the stigma sometimes attached to the constant wearing of eyeglasses, pince-nez were often connected to the wearer's clothing or ear via a suspension chain, cord, or ribbon so that they could be easily removed and not lost.
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