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Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1982.23.1
Description
A white porcelain hemispherical cup with a loop handle to the right of a curved spout; ogee-edged half cover; there is a red cross outlined in black in overglaze on the half cover. Missing: 18 Sept 2018
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Accession Number
1982.23.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Feeding Methods
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Feeding Dish
Military Personnel -- nurse
Description
A white porcelain hemispherical cup with a loop handle to the right of a curved spout; ogee-edged half cover; there is a red cross outlined in black in overglaze on the half cover. Missing: 18 Sept 2018
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. D. Lane of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Date Remarks
W.W.I
Material
porcelain: white
ink: red, black
Inscriptions
Maker's mark: "Victoria" over a crown with "Austria" underneath.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Temporary Location
Missing: 18 Sept 2018
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 9.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
This cup was used by Dr. Lane's aunt, E. N. Campbell, who was a nurse Lt. Col. in the RCAMC during World War I. The convex half cover is characteristic of 20th-century invalid cups; the curved spout is more common to the 20th century.
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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1985.20.1
Description
A roughly spherical ceramic container with a small round opening with a lip and an integral handle on the top; grey speckled glaze, with underside and the lower left centimetre left unglazed.
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Accession Number
1985.20.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- urinal
Description
A roughly spherical ceramic container with a small round opening with a lip and an integral handle on the top; grey speckled glaze, with underside and the lower left centimetre left unglazed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. John. Thompson.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
ceramic: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-5
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 17.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Mr. John Thompson; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mr. Thompson found the urinal in an abandoned farmhouse on the coast north of Kyoto, Japan, in the summer of 1972.
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003001 a-d
Description
Metal bed painted white over original white paint with brass top rail and two knobs at the head and foot; (a) head has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three horizontal struts; (b) foot has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three…
Accession Number
995003001 a-d
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Beds
Description
Metal bed painted white over original white paint with brass top rail and two knobs at the head and foot; (a) head has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three horizontal struts; (b) foot has two posts on wheels joined by a brass top; four vertical struts and three horizontal struts; (c,d) side rails to join the head and foot of bed; rails are made of metal which is painted white (and flaking).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bed - head - Size: Length 143.0 cm. x Width 100.0 cm.
b - bed - foot - Size: Length 91.0 cm. x Width 100.0 cm.
c - bed - rail - Size: Length 190.0 cm. x Width 6.0 cm.
d - bed - rail - Size: Length 190.0 cm. x Width 6.0 cm.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver; brass
paint: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-FLOOR
Condition Remarks
Bed was extremely dirty and the brass badly tarnished; much of the paint is chipping off; brass knobs have several dents; overall, the metal is very stable
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003005
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back; there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is a metal bar at the back which allo…
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Accession Number
995003005
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Wheelchairs
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back; there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is a metal bar at the back which allows the wheelchair to be pushed.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Somewhat similar to a chair found in a 1932-33 Pilling catalogue.
Material
metal: dark brown
wood: brown
paint: dark mustard
cane: beige
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"W-II" painted in white at the base of the chair back (Watkins 2)
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 118.0 cm. x Width: 60.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The chair was very dirty and dusty; wood is chipped in one place and cracked in one place; the paint on the metal is chipped and worn in several places; the wheelguard is missing from the chair's left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://inventors.about.com/od/wstartinventions/a/wheelchair.htm
Exhibit History
On display at the Museum, Mar. 12, 1998
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003006
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with flat bottom (with 9 ventilation holes) and arm rests; the back of the chair is made up of 6 flat slats framed in a rectangular siding; the legrest bottom can be lifted up; there are four metal spoked wheels -- two large at the back sides and two small at…
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Accession Number
995003006
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Wheelchairs
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with flat bottom (with 9 ventilation holes) and arm rests; the back of the chair is made up of 6 flat slats framed in a rectangular siding; the legrest bottom can be lifted up; there are four metal spoked wheels -- two large at the back sides and two small at the front sides; there is a metal bar at the back which allows the wheelchair to be pushed.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Gendron
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Timeline for improvements on wheelchairs
Material
metal: silver; dark grey
wood: brown
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"VI" painted in yellow at the top of the back (Victory I); there is also a manufacturer's label at the top of the back, which reads "TORONTO // Gendron // CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-1-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 117.0 cm. x Width: 60.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The chair was very dirty and dusty; the wood is worn and scratched in several spots; the rubber is missing from the wheelchair's left back wheel
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://inventors.about.com/od/wstartinventions/a/wheelchair.htm
Exhibit History
On display at the Museum, Mar. 12, 1998
Images
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003009
Description
Windsor stye wooden chair with four legs supported by four horizontal bars (two going left to right and two front to back); the chair seat is a single solid piece of wood; the back and arm rests are made of a single piece of wood with 15 supporting spindles.
Accession Number
995003009
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, non-medical
Description
Windsor stye wooden chair with four legs supported by four horizontal bars (two going left to right and two front to back); the chair seat is a single solid piece of wood; the back and arm rests are made of a single piece of wood with 15 supporting spindles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the private rooms on Kingsotn General Hospital Watkins 4.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-13-2
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Several rungs are dry and loose; very dirty and dusty; there are some worn places in the varnish and there are several scratch marks in the wood
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Refinished in 1967
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000
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Dates
1910
1930
1910-1930
Collection
Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002017003
Description
Metal kidney shaped emesis basin with white enamelled glaze and black edging around the rim.
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Accession Number
002017003
Collection
Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Vomiting
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- enamelware
Description
Metal kidney shaped emesis basin with white enamelled glaze and black edging around the rim.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair
Dates
1910
1930
1910-1930
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: white
paint: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-6
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Width 11.2 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
One chip in enamel on top edging; two small spots of residue on back of basin.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Pilling, George F. & Son Co., "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," Philadelphia, 1932, p. 322 (similar to item #P23600); CD #2.
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cuticle scissors

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7036
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Patient Care
Accession Number
1976.9.9
Description
Scissors with pointed blades that curve vertically.
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Accession Number
1976.9.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- cuticle and nail
Description
Scissors with pointed blades that curve vertically.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
Ambos
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"AMBOS" above an anvil-shaped figure; "SUISSE" as part of an umbrella-shaped or J-shaped figure.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1890
1930
1890-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Patient Care
Accession Number
1978.24.3
Description
Undecorated cream earthenware spouted invalid feeder with a double ogee-edged flat half cover; handle at direct angle to spout, micro crackle glaze, short and narrow spout; 12.8 cm diameter across top of opening.
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Accession Number
1978.24.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
MM= Feeding Dish
Feeding Methods
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
Description
Undecorated cream earthenware spouted invalid feeder with a double ogee-edged flat half cover; handle at direct angle to spout, micro crackle glaze, short and narrow spout; 12.8 cm diameter across top of opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Miss Helen Cronin of Toronto.
Dates
1890
1930
1890-1930
Material
ceramic: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
15.6 cm
Width
15.4 cm
Height
7.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor stains; approx. 3.0 cm long stained crack in centre of base; approx. 4.0 cm long stained crack on side without handle; chip losses from rim of spout
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
This item came from a drugstore in Northern Ontario (St. Mary's); Miss Cronin's father, an engineer, took over the drugstore in payment of a debt.
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Dates
1888
1920
circa 1888-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1951.1.2 a-b
Description
A white, ironstone container with lip and handle and a lid; lid painted on in black.
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Accession Number
1951.1.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Home Nursing
Nutrition
Description
A white, ironstone container with lip and handle and a lid; lid painted on in black.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
lid
body - Size: Length 14.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. S.J. Streight
Maker
Clarke's Pyramid and Fairy Light Company Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
United Kingdom
Dates
1888
1920
circa 1888-1920
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
ceramic: white; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-P1-4
Condition Remarks
Rim of lid considerably chipped.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
http://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/objects/co121520/pyramid-food-warmer-invented-by-samuel-clarke-england-1888-1920-food-warmer
Research Facts
This device would have been supported by a metal frame in order to hold it over a heat sources to warm food. Patented by Samuel Clarke, Cricklewood, London, England.
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
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