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urinometer testing stand

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Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
005009001 a-j
Description
A wooden urinometer test stand; consists of the rack which has a lower level with five large cups for holding bottles in a row on the front and seven small holes in the rear which align with holes on an upper shelf for holding tubes; there is also a wooden drawer (b) which slides into a slot on the…
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Accession Number
005009001 a-j
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Urinalysis
Specific Gravity
Description
A wooden urinometer test stand; consists of the rack which has a lower level with five large cups for holding bottles in a row on the front and seven small holes in the rear which align with holes on an upper shelf for holding tubes; there is also a wooden drawer (b) which slides into a slot on the base; also included are a clear acid bottle (c) with a stopper (d), a clear bottle (e) with a stopper stuck in it, a clear bottle (f) with paper and a cork stuck inside it, a corked amber alcohol bottle (g), and a clear bottle (h) with a stopper (i), as well as a 2 ounce test tube.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - rack - Size: Length 33.5 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 16.5 cm
b - drawer - Size: Length 30.0 cm x Width 13.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - acid bottle - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
d - acid bottle stopper - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
e - clear bottle - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
f - bottle - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 8.1 cm
g - corked bottle - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
h - bottle - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
i - stopper - Size: Length 3.2 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
j - test tube - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952); he probably acquired it in the United Kingdom and brought it to Jamaica in 1904.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks; the company used this title from 1866 until 1928.
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear, amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
"ARNOLD & SONS // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-2
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear to the bottles and wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., 1987, p. 306; "Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances," Down Bros. Ltd., 1906
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1.
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cupping set with scarificator

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1930.3.3 a-g
Description
Cupping set consisting of (a) 12-blade scarificator, (b-e) cupping cups, (f) a brass syringe, and (g) a brass valve that fits on the cupping cups.
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Accession Number
1930.3.3 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Cupping -- set
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
Cupping set consisting of (a) 12-blade scarificator, (b-e) cupping cups, (f) a brass syringe, and (g) a brass valve that fits on the cupping cups.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - scarificator - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
c - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
d - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 3.8 cm
e - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 3.8 cm
f - syringe - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
g - valve - Size: Length 3.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Gilbert Parker.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009; On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2.
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Arnold and Sons bullet forceps

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.106.1
Description
Bullet forceps made of highly polished steel; separating blades.
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Accession Number
1969.106.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wounds, Gunshot
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- bullet
Description
Bullet forceps made of highly polished steel; separating blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"ARNOLD & SONS. LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold & Sons Catalogue, p. 22 (identical to item # 23); CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.204.1
Description
Nickel-plated instrument with opposing hook-like tips and finger grips that are looped twice, ending in C-shaped half loops.
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Accession Number
1969.204.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Suture Techniques
Description
Nickel-plated instrument with opposing hook-like tips and finger grips that are looped twice, ending in C-shaped half loops.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"LONDON"; "ARNOLD & SONS" near the joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Length
15.3 cm
Width
3.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#2: the nickle plating is slightly worn, and there is slight corrosion evident around these worn patches; moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Used in "Name that Artifact" night, Feb. 27, 2003; Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.205.1
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a fenestrated blade and a solid blade, both circular in shape at the tips; finger grips form a sort of double loop, like the knot tier 1969.204.1.
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Accession Number
1969.205.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- sponge
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a fenestrated blade and a solid blade, both circular in shape at the tips; finger grips form a sort of double loop, like the knot tier 1969.204.1.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"ARNOLD & SONS"; "LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1874
1928
circa 1874-1928
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.31.1 a-ch
Description
A leather-covered box-shaped medicine case with a leather-covered handle and metal corner guards contains assorted vials and tins, a couple of white envelopes, a business card, and a page from a magazine (ca. 1890); contents: (a) white envelope contains a white powder wrapped in paper; (b) white en…
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Accession Number
1969.31.1 a-ch
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A leather-covered box-shaped medicine case with a leather-covered handle and metal corner guards contains assorted vials and tins, a couple of white envelopes, a business card, and a page from a magazine (ca. 1890); contents: (a) white envelope contains a white powder wrapped in paper; (b) white envelope; (c) business card; (d) page from magazine; (e) list of antidotes for poisons, ca. 1885; (f) glass bottle with cork; (g) orange cylindrical tin with screw-on lid, contains 24 large, empty clear capsules and 12 small, empty clear capsules; (h) yellow cylindrical tin with screw-on lid covered by black and white label, contains white powder, 1/3 full; (i) cylindrical tin similar to (g), empty; (j) bottle with a cork stopper, contains 9 small black round pills; (k) glass vial with cork stopper and black wax seal, white paper label with black ink handwriting; (l) through (bv) are all glass vials, some with cork stoppers, white label with black ink handwriting;(l) has a cork stopper; (m) has a cork stopper; (n) has a black wax seal on the cork stopper; (o) had a black wax seal but it is broken off; (p-r) have corks; (s) no cork; (t) has a cork and is 1/4 full of a black liquid; (u) has a broken cork; (v) has a cork and is 3/8 full of a viscous liquid; (w,x) have corks; (y) has no cork; (z,aa) have corks; (ab) has a cork and contains 12 white tablets; (ac) has a rubber stopper; (ad) has a cork stopper and contains around 55 round, white pills on the bottom and around 22 similar yellow pills on top; (ae) has a cork; (af) has no cork; (ag) has a cork; (ah) has a cork but no label; (ai-ak) have corks; (al) has a cork and is 5/8 full of white crystals; (am) has a cork and is 1/16 full of a white powder; (an) has a cork; (ao) has a cork and has a residue of white powder; (ap) has a cork and is 2/3 full; (aq) has a cork and is 4/5 full of a white powder; (ar) has a cork and is 7/8 full of a white powder; (as) has a cork and is half full of gold-coloured, round pills (around 50); (at) has a cork and is 4/5 full of white crystals; (au, av) have corks; (aw) has a cork and is full of beige powder; (ax) has a cork and is 4/5 full of white crystals; (ay) has a cork and is 1/5 full of a white powder; (az) has a cork and is 5/8 full of white crystals; (ba) has a cork and has a brown powder residue; (bb) has a cork and is full of a light grey powder; (bc) has a cork and is full of a fine gold-coloured powder; (bd) has a cork and has sand-coloured powder; (be) has a cork and has a white powder residue; (bf) has a screw lip and a cork, no label, and a white residue; (bg) has a cork and a white powder residue; (bh) has a cork and a brown powder residue; (bi) has a cork and is 1/4 full of a beige powder; (bj) has a cork, no label, and a pink residue; (bk) has a cork and is 3/4 full of a beige powder; (bl) has a cork and is full of a bright yellow powder; (bm) has a cork and has 23 white tablets; (bn) has a cork and is full of fine white crystals; (bo) has a cork and is 4/5 full of beige powder; (bp) has a cork and is 1/4 full of a white powder; (bq) has a cork and is 1/4 full of a white powder; (br) has a cork and is 1/2 full of a gold powder; (bs) has a cork and a light yellow residue; (bt, bu, bv) all have corks; (bw) glass bottle with a cork stopper, contains 21 small gold-coloured pills; (bx) ??; (by) glass bottle with cork stopper, contains 15 small white spherical pills; (bz) an orange box containing small white pills; (ca) two pages folded white paper; (cb) four small natural sponges; (cc) six cork stoppers and one rubber stopper; (cd) eight small pieces of waxed paper and one empty white envelope; (ce) brown paper wrapper for (cf); (cf) box? (cg) 23 (?) medicine vials--(f), (k-ai)-- held in place by metal clasps, fits into (ch); (ch) brown leather box-like case.
Number Of Parts
86
Part Names
a - envelope
b - envelope
c - business card
d - magazine page
e - list
f - bottle
g - tin
h - tin
i - tin
j - bottle
k-av - vials
aw-be - vials
bf - vial
bg-bv - vials
bw - bottle
by - bottle
bz - box
ca - paper
cf -
cg - vial rack
ch - case
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Robert Wm. Bell, MDCM Univ. McGill Coll. Montreal Class of 1873, Mem. Coll. Phys. & Surg. Ont., Sept. 28, 1874; deceased 1928.
Maker
Chandler (?)
Dates
1874
1928
circa 1874-1928
Material
leather: brown
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: white; brown
waxed paper
ink: green; black
paint: orange; yellow
cardboard: white; orange
wax: black
sponge: beige
rubber:
Inscriptions
(a) White paper envelope, green type: "The F.E. Karn Co. Limited, The People's Popular Drug Store . . . Toronto . . . Gray Powder (Mercury c Chalk)"; (b) white paper envelope, black type: "J.H. Hutty Chemist & Druggist . . . Ammon. Brom. . . . for Dr. Bell"; (c) white cardboard business card, black type: "Mrs. W.A. Staunton, Nurse, 111 Stewart Street, Telephone 354."; (c) page from magazine lists "Doses of Poisons and Powerful Medicines."; (e) list of "Antidotes for Poisons"; (f) label reads, "Tr: Opii"; (g) "5 gr. Tablets, 1 Ounce, Antikamnia (opposed to pain), Analgesic, Antipyretic and Anodyne, Antikamnia Chemical Co., St. Louis"; (h) label reads, "Registered Sept. 3, 1890"; on container: "Powdered Antikamnia, 1 Oz., Opposed to Pain, Analgesic Antipyretic and Anodyne . . . St. Louis . . . Mersereau Mfg. Co. Boxes. Brooklyn N.Y. Pat. Mar. 15, 1892"; scratched faintly on bottom: "R.W. Bell Peterboro"; (i) "5 gr. tablets, 1 Ounce, Antikamnia . . . St. Louis U.S.A., British Depot: 46 Holborn Viaduct, London E.C."; stamped on bottom: "July 25, 1902"; (j) label reads: "Sample Pill. Creasote, from Beech Wood. 1/2 gr. The Upjohn Pill & Granule Col., Kalamazoo, Mich."; (k) label reads, "Tr. Nucis Vom"; wax seal is stamped "A"; (l) label reads "Tr. Digital"; (m) label reads, "Vin: Ipecac"; (n) wax seal stamped, "Saunders, London, Ont." (?); label reads, "Tr. Hyos."; (o) label reads, "Tr. Strophanth"; (p) label reads, "Chloroform D & Y (?)"; (q) label "Canth: Collodion"; (r) label "Ergot: Ext: Fld."; (s) label "Spt: Am: Arom."; (t) label "Tr. Arnicae"; (u) label "Cascara Arom."; (v) label, "Glycerine" (?); (w) label "Sol: Nitro-Glycer. 1%"; (x) label "Lin: Sapo"; (y) "Spt. Ether: Nit."; (z) label "Ether: Sulp. Squibb"; (aa) label "Tri: Opii: Camph."; (ab) label "Pil: Acid: Salicyl."; (ac) label: "Ammonol"; on top of stopper: "5"; (ad) label "Pil: Cath: Co. (?)"; (ae) label "Tr. Iodi"; (af) ; label "Acid: Carbol."; (ag) label "Spt. Rectific"; (ah) has no label; (ai) label "Pil: Assafoetida. 2 gr"; (aj) label "Pulv: Sacch."; (ak) label "Seilers: tablets"; (al) label "Pot. Iodide"; (am) label "Pot. Chlor."; (an) manufacturer's label reads, "Pil. Soda Mint, Sodil. Bicarb, 4 grs., Ammon. Carb, 1/4 gr., Ol. Menth. Pip. 1/6 gtt."; (ao) label "Sod. Bicarb."; (ap) label "Sulphonal."; (aq) label "Plumbi: Acet."; (ar) label "Quin. Sulph."; (as) label "Pil: Quin: Sulph. 2 gr."; (at) label "Pot: Bromide"; (au) label "Antiseptic: Tablets 1 ve oj (?) = 1-1000"; (av) label "Chloral: Hydra. (?)"; (aw) label "Lactopeptine"; (ax) label "Phenacetine"; (ay) label "Antikamnia"; (az) label "Antifebrin"; (ba) label "Pulv: Kino: Co,"; (bb) label "Hyol: C Creta."; (bc) label "Pulv: Rhei."; (bd) label "Pulv: Doveri."; (be) label "Hyd: Submur."; (bf) no label; (bg) label "Bismuth: Subnit"; (bh) label "Pil. Aloin Co: &Ipecac"; (bi) label "Podophyllin"; (bj) no label; (bk) label "Pulv: Jalap"; (bl) label "Gambogia"; (bm) label "Trit: Ol: Terebinth 1/10 min."; (bn) label "Zinci: Sulph."; (bo) label "Pulv: Ipecac."; (bp) label "Ant: et Pot: Tart"; (bq) label "Caffein: Citras"; (br) label "Aristol"; (bs) label "Santonine"; (bt) label "Morph: Acetas"; (bu) label "Pulv: Opil"; (bv) label "Pil: Nitro-glycer: Co"; (bw) label "100 Pil. Picrotoxin - 1-60 Gr. Each (?) Lily & Co. Manufacturers, Indianopolis, Ind., U.S.A."; (bx) ? (by) label "Nitro-Glycerine Gelatin Coated Pills, 1-50 Grain, From the Laboratory of Parke-Davis & Co. . . . Detroit . . ."; on bottom of bottle: "P.D. & Co."; (bz) in black type, "The S.B. Chandler, Son & Co., Ltd., Directions, take one pill every 6 hours, A. Malarial H."; (ca) black type: "February 1892, Medicinal Tinctures of the U.S. & B. Pharmacopoeias, Manufactured by Davis & Lawrence Co. (Limited) . . . Montreal . . ."; (cd) on envelope: "Antifebrin for?"; (ce) handwritten on brown paper wrapper, "Mr. R.W. Bell, 350 Davenport Road, Toronto, Ontario, Dec. EX (?)"; (cf) "EMP. CANTHARIDES, OIL THE FACE BEFORE USING"; (ch) lock marked, "Pat. Oct. 71".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-11
Dimension Notes
a - envelope - Length 11.1 cm x Width 6.4 cm
b - envelope - Length 11.7 cm x Width 6.7 cm
c - business card - Length 9.2 cm x Width 6.0 cm
d - magazine page - Length 18.4 cm x Width 12.4 cm
e - list - Length 29.8 cm x Width 23.5 cm
f - bottle - Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
g - tin - Length 5.7 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
h - tin - Length 5.9 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
i - tin - Length 5.9 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
j - bottle - Length 5.4 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
k-av - vials - Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
aw-be - vials - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
bf - vial - Length 6.2 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
bg-bv - vials - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
bw - bottle - Length 6.6 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
by - bottle - Length 5.4 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
bz - box - SLength 4.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
ca - paper - Length 11.5 cm x Width 16.5 cm
cf - Length 24.8 cm x Width 20.0 cm
cg - vial rack - Length 29.5 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
ch - case - Length 31.7 cm x Width 20.0 cm x Depth 16.7 cm
Condition Remarks
One hinge broken on case, leather coming apart at seams at bottom, leather worn and stained; metal corners dirty; mouldy; corks fragile, bottles dirty; (f) top broken off; 2004: has extreme odour; powders and liquids are deteriorating
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Exhibit History
On display, Providence Continuing Care Centre: "Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878–1905" from Feb. 13, 2007 to 24 Nov 2016.
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