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surgeon's pocket case

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Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1984.14.1 a-o
Description
Two-fold black leather surgeon's pocket case (o) lined with tan leather and fastened with a press-stud; contains a small pocket in the back compartment; there are knives mounted on hinged-metal plates; other instruments are held by a flap with spaces for individual instruments; included are: (a) cu…
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Accession Number
1984.14.1 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
MM= Surgical Set
Description
Two-fold black leather surgeon's pocket case (o) lined with tan leather and fastened with a press-stud; contains a small pocket in the back compartment; there are knives mounted on hinged-metal plates; other instruments are held by a flap with spaces for individual instruments; included are: (a) curved bistoury; (b) straight bistoury; (c) tenaculum; (d) scalpel; (e) tenotomy knife; (f) eyed probe; (g) compound catheter, male; (h) compound catheter, female; (i) director and tongue tie; (j) extension piece for catheter; (k) caustic holder; (l) scissors; (m) artery forceps and needle holder; (n) packet of 6 curved needles.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
o - case - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm (closed)
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. J. Wilson; used by his father, Dr. J. P WIlson.
Maker
Chandler
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Material
metal: silver
leather: black; tan
Inscriptions
Instruments are marked "Chandler"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-17
Condition Remarks
(a) point is broken off bistoury; the case is worn; one flap is nearly separated from the case; one knife and one other instrument missing; #2: the leather is hard and cracking.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. J. P. Wilson graduated from University of Toronto in 1911 and practised in Richmond Hill 1919-1967.
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