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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Patient Care
Hygiene
Sanitation
Urinal
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1980.21.1
Description
A two-mould blown glass jug with a flattened side and a handle on the opposite side near the mouth; angles upwards to a wide mouth;embossed marks along one side is graduated in ounces.
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Accession Number
1980.21.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Patient Care
Hygiene
Sanitation
Urinal
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Patient Care
Hygiene
Sanitation
Description
A two-mould blown glass jug with a flattened side and a handle on the opposite side near the mouth; angles upwards to a wide mouth;embossed marks along one side is graduated in ounces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Nina Drake.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "MADE IN USA"; graduation marks for ounces from 4 to 32.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-5
Dimension Notes
Length 27.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Purchased at a flea market on June 15, 1980.
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diagnostic set; otoscope; auroscope; ophthalmoscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8035
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis
Accession Number
1980.23.3 a-l
Description
A fitted box (a) covered with leatherette, lined with velvet and satin; two compartments are empty; contains a battery handle (b), an ophthalmoscope (c), otoscope (d), metal ear specula (e-g), laryngeal mirrors (h,i), light bulbs (j,k), and an illuminated carrier (l).
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Accession Number
1980.23.3 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmoscopy
Physical Examination
Description
A fitted box (a) covered with leatherette, lined with velvet and satin; two compartments are empty; contains a battery handle (b), an ophthalmoscope (c), otoscope (d), metal ear specula (e-g), laryngeal mirrors (h,i), light bulbs (j,k), and an illuminated carrier (l).
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 20.4 cm x Width 19.1 cm x Depth 5.1 cm
b - handle - Size: Length 15.9 cm
c - ophthalmoscope - Size: Length 8.9 cm
d - otoscope
e-g - specula
h,i - laryngeal mirrors
j,k - kight bulbs
l - carrier
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
Down Bros.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
wood: brown
leatherette: black
fabric: blue
paint: black
metal: silver
glass: clear; silvered
Inscriptions
On front of (c): "MAY OPHTHALMOSCOPE // IMPROVED // DOWN BROS // LONDON"; on reverse is written, "John W. Scott"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-14
Condition Remarks
Black pain worn.
Copy Type
Original
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diagnostic set; ophthalmoscope; otoscope; auroscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8036
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis
Accession Number
1980.23.4
Description
A fitted box (a) covered with leatherette, lined with velvet and satin; two compartments are empty; contains instructions for use (b), certificate of inspection (c), a battery handle (d), an ophthalmoscope (f), prism otoscope (e), bakelite ear specula (g-j).
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Accession Number
1980.23.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmoscopy
Physical Examination
Description
A fitted box (a) covered with leatherette, lined with velvet and satin; two compartments are empty; contains instructions for use (b), certificate of inspection (c), a battery handle (d), an ophthalmoscope (f), prism otoscope (e), bakelite ear specula (g-j).
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 6.3 cm
b - instruction sheet - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Width 9.0 cm
c - inspection sheet - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 5.1 cm
d - handle - Size: Length 17.2 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
e - otoscope - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm
f - ophthalmoscope
g-j - ear specula
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott; belonged to C. W. MacCharles of Winnipeg.
Maker
Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
wood: brown
leatherette: blue
fabric: blue
metal: silver
plastic: black
glass: clear; silvered
Inscriptions
Written on adhesive tape label: "C. W. MacCharles"; "kite"-shaped label has, "BAUSCH // & LOMB // USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-14
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
C. W. MacCharles was Surgeon in Command of the RCNVR in the 1930s; head of the Defence Reserve Board.
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Thoma hemacytometer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8037
Dates
1900
1940
1900-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1980.23.5 a-f
Description
Wooden two-piece case (a,b) covered with diamond-patterned leather; inside fitted and lined with velvet; no hinges; contains (c) rubber tubing, (d,e) glass pipettes, and (f) blood cell counter.
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Accession Number
1980.23.5 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
MM= Blood Cell Count -- hemacytometer
Description
Wooden two-piece case (a,b) covered with diamond-patterned leather; inside fitted and lined with velvet; no hinges; contains (c) rubber tubing, (d,e) glass pipettes, and (f) blood cell counter.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 20.4 cm x Width 8.9 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - lid
c - rubber tubing
d,e - pipettes - Size: Length 11.5 cm
f - haemacytometer - Size: Length 7.2 cm x WIdth 3.0 cm x Depth 4.0 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
E. Leitz
Site Made (City)
Wetzlar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1940
1900-1940
Material
wood: brown
leather: brown
fabric: dark green
glass:
rubber:
ivory: off-white
Inscriptions
Impressed in gold on the lid of the case: "Blutkörper zählapparat // nach Thoma // E. Leitz, Wetzlar"; printed on front of cell counter, on left: "O, I T // 1 // — // 4009mm"; on right: "E. Leitz // Wetzlar"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-8
Condition Remarks
Leather covering very worn; rubber perished; #2: rubber stiff
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
BLUTKÖRPER ZAHLAPPARAT translated means 'blood cell count'
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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.28.2
Description
A blue glass bottle with a red rubber stopper; a red and white label says contents one fluid ounce of certified carbolic acid; half full of contents; shape of bottle is hexagonal with the front side twice the length of the other five sides. Note: poison
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Accession Number
1980.28.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Phenol
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Description
A blue glass bottle with a red rubber stopper; a red and white label says contents one fluid ounce of certified carbolic acid; half full of contents; shape of bottle is hexagonal with the front side twice the length of the other five sides. Note: poison
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
Druggist Corporation of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: blue
rubber: red
paper: red; white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Certified [in cursive] // CARBOLIC ACID // POISON // 1 FLUID OZ. // FOR EXTERNAL // USE . . . // ANTIDOTE . . ."; embossed on the sides of the bottle: "USE WITH CAUTION"; "POISON"; "1 OZ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row D
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label slightly worn; #2: label has three small tears; stopper is loose, dry, and has indentations on the top and speckled staining; dried residue on neck and side of the interior.
Copy Type
Original
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obstetrical sutures tubes; box

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.10 a-d
Description
Three curved glass tubes containing non-boilable catgut sutures with atraumatic needle in a clear liquid; come in a cardboard box
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Accession Number
1980.3.10 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Three curved glass tubes containing non-boilable catgut sutures with atraumatic needle in a clear liquid; come in a cardboard box
Number Of Parts
4
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
catgut: brown
metal: silver
cardboard: yellow; black; red
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "Heat Sterilized [cursive] // Sutures [cursive] // THERMO-FLEX // (NON-BOILABLE) // 40-Day Chromic // Kalmerid Catgut // OBSTETRICAL // SUTURES // Half-Circle // Atraumatic Needle // Size 2 685 // THREE TUBES . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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master high-frequency outfit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8053
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.3.1 a-e
Description
A cardboard box with a styrofoam insert containing 4 instruments: (a) high-frequency outfit; (b) surface electrode; (c) rake comb; (d) internal throat; (e) case.
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Accession Number
1980.3.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Therapy
Description
A cardboard box with a styrofoam insert containing 4 instruments: (a) high-frequency outfit; (b) surface electrode; (c) rake comb; (d) internal throat; (e) case.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - high-frequency outfit
b - surface electrode
c - rake comb
d - internal throat
e - case - Size: Length 33.5 cm x Width 24.0 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival, surgeon, of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Master Appliances Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
cardboard: black; red
styrofoam: white
metal: silver; black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
From a label on (a): "Important: do not use this apparatus for longer than 15 minutes at any one time. Then pull out plug and allow coils to cool before using again . . ."; a seal at bottom right of label says: "LISTED UNDER REEXAMINATION SERVICE OF UNDERWRITERS' LABORATORIES, INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-L2-5
Condition Remarks
#2: the foam in the case should be monitored.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Jennings mouth gag

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8055
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1980.3.11
Description
A steel, nickel-plated mouth gag with a ratchet adjustment at one end and a tongue depressor at the other.
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Accession Number
1980.3.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- dilator -- mouth gag
Description
A steel, nickel-plated mouth gag with a ratchet adjustment at one end and a tongue depressor at the other.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Date Remarks
Record says, "First half 20th C."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
Ann Baillie exhibit: The Trouble with . . . Tonsils! Sept. 2004
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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tuberculin syringe case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8056
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.3.2
Description
A rectangular metal case with rounded corners has straps for holding syringes and accessories; case is empty; the inside cover has a paper with a table of dosages.
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Accession Number
1980.3.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections
Drug Therapy
Description
A rectangular metal case with rounded corners has straps for holding syringes and accessories; case is empty; the inside cover has a paper with a table of dosages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival, surgeon, of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
paper: off-white; black
Inscriptions
On chart: "Graduation of Doses // by use of // Graduated Syringe"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Luer insulin syringe

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8057
Dates
1925
1950
circa 1925-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.3.3
Description
Syringe has a blue plunger, metal hand grip; needle was detached from the body.
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Accession Number
1980.3.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections
Insulin
Diabetes Mellitus
Description
Syringe has a blue plunger, metal hand grip; needle was detached from the body.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Dates
1925
1950
circa 1925-1950
Material
glass
Inscriptions
Inscribed on body: "Genuine - Jena - glass"; and "Luer for Insulin"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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