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Dates
1850
1899
1850-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1976.6.46
Description
A folding straight razor, all steel, with a hollow ground blade.
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Accession Number
1976.6.46
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal
Hygiene -- instrumentation
Preoperative Care -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
A folding straight razor, all steel, with a hollow ground blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1850
1899
1850-1899
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has, "last half of 19th c."
Material
metal: brown; grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-4
Dimension Notes
Length 24.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Blade is pitted and rusting, but still sharp; inside of handle is dirty, outside is covered with striations from use.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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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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