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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1974.3.1 a-c
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a black cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a label.
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Accession Number
1974.3.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a black cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a label.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - breast pump - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 7.3 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Elizabeth Milligan of Toronto via Dr. Ruth Sky.
Maker
Davol Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: white
cardboard: black
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
Label on lid reads, "No. // 309 ENGLISH // BREAST PUMPS // BULB WIRED ON, // DAVOL RUBBER CO. PROVIDENCE RI"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Rubber has solidified and is starting to break; glass is discolouring; #2: rubber bulb is hard as well as the rubber band seal around the base of bulb; cardboard box has sections of delaminating paper; label has red and brown staining; #3: rubber is stiff; #4: rubber bulb is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1974.3.2 a-c
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a maroon cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a yellowing label.
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Accession Number
1974.3.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a maroon cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a yellowing label.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - breast pump - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 7.2 cm
c - box lid - Size:
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Elizabeth Milligan of Toronto via Dr. Ruth Sky.
Maker
Tyer Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Andover
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: white
cardboard: maroon
paper: yellowing; black
Inscriptions
On label on lid: "TYER RUBBER CO. // ENGLISH // BREAST PUMP // Andover, Mass. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Rubber has hardened; #2: rubber is stiff; #3: rubber bulb is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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Dates
1876
1899
1876-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1979.21.37
Description
A clear glass, hand-blown, self-cupping, breast glass: a long glass tube is bent at right angles at one end and tapers to a very small open tip; the other end is also bent at right angles and ends as a funnel; below the funnel is a glass globe.
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Accession Number
1979.21.37
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
A clear glass, hand-blown, self-cupping, breast glass: a long glass tube is bent at right angles at one end and tapers to a very small open tip; the other end is also bent at right angles and ends as a funnel; below the funnel is a glass globe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Dates
1876
1899
1876-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c.," Blackstock Dispensary built in 1876.
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 35.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Chipped edge on funnel; #2: glass is chipped
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Bloodletting Instruments," by A. Davies & T. Appel, p. 86 (illustration); "The English Midwife," by T.G.H. Asche (?), 1682, pp. 94-95 (illustration); CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1980.18.121
Description
A hand-blown, bell-shaped, glass breast pump; a large glass bubble is attached to the outside near the lip.
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Accession Number
1980.18.121
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
A hand-blown, bell-shaped, glass breast pump; a large glass bubble is attached to the outside near the lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Tip of pump is slightly broken.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1980.18.122
Description
A hand-blown, bell-shaped, glass breast pump; a large glass bubble is attached to the outside near the lip.
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Accession Number
1980.18.122
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
A hand-blown, bell-shaped, glass breast pump; a large glass bubble is attached to the outside near the lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 5.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Tip of the pump is slightly broken.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1980.18.123
Description
A hand-blown, bell-shaped, glass breast pump; a large glass bubble is attached to the outside near the wide end.
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Accession Number
1980.18.123
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
A hand-blown, bell-shaped, glass breast pump; a large glass bubble is attached to the outside near the wide end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Tip of the pump slightly broken.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dr. Ross' Kidney and Liver Pills

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7817
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
1980.18.203
Description
A paper roll containing a glass jar of large kidney and liver pills; metal screw-on top.
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Accession Number
1980.18.203
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A paper roll containing a glass jar of large kidney and liver pills; metal screw-on top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Ross Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass
metal
paper: light green; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on paper covering: "DR. ROSS' // Kidney and Liver Pills // For Headache // Biliousness, Constipation, Bad Blood, Indigestion, Rheumatism"; "Price 25¢"; "The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Seabury's Sanitary Pocket Cuspidor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7939
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1980.18.316
Description
A rectangular cardboard pocket with cotton inside.
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Accession Number
1980.18.316
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Home Nursing
Hospitalization
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A rectangular cardboard pocket with cotton inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: rusty orange; black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "SEABURY'S // Sanitary Pocket Cuspidor // (Paper) // ABSOLUTELY WATERPROOF, BURNABLE // (As devised by Major D.M. Appel, Surgeon, U.S. Army) // Directions:– Expectorate only on the // absorbent cotton in the center space. In- // variably burn the cuspidor (with contents) // after using for 24 hours, or sooner if its // capacity be nearly exhausted. // Man'f'd Solely by // SEABURY & JOHNSON // NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 8.3 cm x Width 8.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Seabury's Sanitary Pocket Cuspidor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7940
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1980.18.317
Description
A rectangular cardboard pocket with cotton inside.
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Accession Number
1980.18.317
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Home Nursing
Hospitalization
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A rectangular cardboard pocket with cotton inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: rusty orange; black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "SEABURY'S // Sanitary Pocket Cuspidor // (Paper) // ABSOLUTELY WATERPROOF, BURNABLE // (As devised by Major D.M. Appel, Surgeon, U.S. Army) // Directions:– Expectorate only on the // absorbent cotton in the center space. In- // variably burn the cuspidor (with contents) // after using for 24 hours, or sooner if its // capacity be nearly exhausted. // Man'f'd Solely by // SEABURY & JOHNSON // NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 8.3 cm x Width 8.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
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medicine spoon

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact932
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Patient Care
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996020003
Description
Oval white porcelain medicine spoon with decorative handle, flat bottom and curved edges; spoon bowl with decorated covered area with small opening at the tip and wider at the handle; small handle with a leaf decoration at its bottom to provide stability so the spoon will stand; spoon cover, handle…
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Accession Number
996020003
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Patient Care
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Oral -- medicine spoon
Description
Oval white porcelain medicine spoon with decorative handle, flat bottom and curved edges; spoon bowl with decorated covered area with small opening at the tip and wider at the handle; small handle with a leaf decoration at its bottom to provide stability so the spoon will stand; spoon cover, handle and top side edges are decorated with a Delft blue floral pattern known as an onion pattern; perimeter, handle and leaf edges lined with gold strip; bottom in unglazed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Pat Blair, whose father owned it before her.
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
porcelain: white
ink: blue, gold
Inscriptions
On base in blue: "T. // 22"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-9
Length
7.9 cm
Width
3.7 cm
Depth
2.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
There is a very small chip and two small cracks at the edge of the cover opposite to the handle; spoon shows minor wear in the gold decoration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Research Facts
Spoon made to administer liquid medications to invalids and elderly.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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