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Dates
1813
1837
circa 1813-1837
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997002439
Description
Octagonal metal scarificator with round knob and lever on top; ten round blades come out of bottom when lever is pulled; release button on side
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Accession Number
997002439
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
Octagonal metal scarificator with round knob and lever on top; ten round blades come out of bottom when lever is pulled; release button on side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Cluley
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1813
1837
circa 1813-1837
Date Remarks
Based on company name
Material
metal: yellow, black
Inscriptions
Stamped on front: "CLULEY"; stamped on left side: "A"; stamped on right side: "A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some tarnishing; release button stuck
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments", Elisabeth Bennion, 1979, p. 311; "Antique Medical Instruments", C. Keith Wilbur, 1987, p. 119; CD #8
Research Facts
Scarificators have been used since the early 18th century to bleed patients; this octagonal design was favoured by American and British manufacturers from about 1790 onward; the practice died out by the early 20th century
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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crochet; obstetrical hook

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Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1986.6.2
Description
Curved steel piece, flattened and terminating in a toothed hook; attached with a brass screw to a wooden handle with cross-hatched, turned ends, making a "T"; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1986.6.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Delivery -- hook -- crotchet
Description
Curved steel piece, flattened and terminating in a toothed hook; attached with a brass screw to a wooden handle with cross-hatched, turned ends, making a "T"; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: brown
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 27.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Part of a loan made to Upper Canada Village in 1960.
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Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1986.6.3
Description
Steel toothkey with crosshatched wooden handle that has turned ends.
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Accession Number
1986.6.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
MM= Tooth Extraction -- turnkey
Description
Steel toothkey with crosshatched wooden handle that has turned ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
H. Hernstein
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Marked with maker's name and "USA Hosp Dep't" on the circular pieces into which the operative part fits.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 10.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1986.6.6
Description
A steel blade protected by tortoiseshell covers; marked with maker's name.
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Accession Number
1986.6.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
MM= Bloodletting -- thumb lancet
Description
A steel blade protected by tortoiseshell covers; marked with maker's name.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
S. Maw
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: grey
tortoiseshell: light brown; brown
Inscriptions
"S. Maw, London"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal discoloured, rusted, pocked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Part of a loan made to Upper Canada Village in 1960.
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Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1986.6.8
Description
A steel double-sided blade, like a thumb lancet, ending with an opening within the thickness of the steel; when not in use, it is held on rivets within its tortoiseshell covers.
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Accession Number
1986.6.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Needles
Suture Techniques
Description
A steel double-sided blade, like a thumb lancet, ending with an opening within the thickness of the steel; when not in use, it is held on rivets within its tortoiseshell covers.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: grey
tortoiseshell: llight brown; brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Part of a loan made to Upper Canada Village in 1960.
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pendulum lever scale

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Dates
1830
1899
circa 1830-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1988.4.1 a-h
Description
An oak case (a) with bottom line with velvet; one corner partitioned off to contain weights (b-g), as follow: (b) penny weights, 6d, (c) rimmed, lozenge, 4d, (d) shaped, 4d, (e) 2d, (f) 2-oz troy (?) from set of nested weights, and (g) drachm weight; contains a hand balance (h) not part of the orig…
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Accession Number
1988.4.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- scales
Description
An oak case (a) with bottom line with velvet; one corner partitioned off to contain weights (b-g), as follow: (b) penny weights, 6d, (c) rimmed, lozenge, 4d, (d) shaped, 4d, (e) 2d, (f) 2-oz troy (?) from set of nested weights, and (g) drachm weight; contains a hand balance (h) not part of the original contents; lid is hinged with staples; a label is pasted on the underside of the lid.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b-g - weights
h - scale - Size: Length 9.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.K.W. Ferguson; belonged to Dr. Allan Holford Walker, Obit. CMAJ June 1933.
Maker
Perry & Co. (scale); W. &. T Avery (box)
Site Made (City)
London (scale); Birmingham (box)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1899
circa 1830-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c.-late 19c."
Material
fabric: brown
wood: brown
metal:
Inscriptions
Printed on label on underside of box lid: "W & T AVERY // Late T. Beach // Manufacturers of All Kinds of // Scales, Scale Beams, Steelyards, Patent Weighing Machines // Screw plates, . . . // Birmingham . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
JPG
Reference Comments
Photocopied materials in file; CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1989.7.4
Description
Turned box wood, two-part container joined with a leather hinge; drilled to enable a cork placed in lower metal-lined part to be pushed out by a plunger coming through two parts; when plunger is fully extended, the container can be open to insert the cork.
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Accession Number
1989.7.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Description
Turned box wood, two-part container joined with a leather hinge; drilled to enable a cork placed in lower metal-lined part to be pushed out by a plunger coming through two parts; when plunger is fully extended, the container can be open to insert the cork.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D. McKinley.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
fabric: beige
leather: brown
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The head of the plunger is cracked and bound with string.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Canadian Biographical Dictionary, p. 692; Ont. Medical Registry of 1872; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. Henry Turner (b. 1829), registered Ontario 1866, practised in Millbrook, Ontario ca. 1853-1898 and in NWT ca. 1895-1907; operated a drugstore in Millbrook from 1871.
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Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1990.8.1 a-q
Description
A rosewood-veneered chest (q), lid lined with crumpled velvet; drawer and bottle compartments lined with maroon velvet; brass inset carrying handle and drawer pull, brass key, escutcheon/key, and drawer catch; four empty bottle compartments; contains seven empty, unlabelled bottles (a-g); a spatula…
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Accession Number
1990.8.1 a-q
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Description
A rosewood-veneered chest (q), lid lined with crumpled velvet; drawer and bottle compartments lined with maroon velvet; brass inset carrying handle and drawer pull, brass key, escutcheon/key, and drawer catch; four empty bottle compartments; contains seven empty, unlabelled bottles (a-g); a spatula with a wooden handle (h); a hand balance (i) with brass pans, black strings, silk tassel; a brass key (k) that does not fit the keyhole; a glass mortar (l); a glass measure, one fluid drachm=60 minims (m); a round box holding 4 grain weights (n); a round box holding 7 drachm weights (o); a dovetailed, velvet-lined drawer (p); (j) not listed.
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
c - bottle - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
d - bottle - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
e - bottle - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
f - bottle - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
g - bottle - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
h - spatula - Size: Length 10.8 cm
l - mortar - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
n - box - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
o - box - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
q - case - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 13.8 cm x Depth 13.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. and Mrs. K. Ferrie.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
wood: reddish-brown
metal: yellow
glass: clear
fabric: maroon; black
Inscriptions
Handwritten on box (n): "Grain Weights"; printed around the side: "Bucklee, 86 New Bond St., corner of Oxford St."; box (o) labelled "Drachm Weights"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Chest (q): veneer lost below right hinge, cracked across lid where handle is inset; velvet lining is much worn, faded in bottle compartments, less so in the drawer; hand balance (i): pans corroded.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1996.3.5
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Accession Number
1996.3.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Percussion, Physical Examination
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19th century"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Condition Remarks
#2: Rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Hey's skull saw

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Dates
1800
1879
1800-1879
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
1997.2.13
Description
Saw with double-sided flat blade, one side of which is semicircular and the other side of which is straight; edges are serrated; shank is set between the handle and riveted; one side has a cartouche; handle is wooden and is cross-hatched on both sides.
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Accession Number
1997.2.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
Trephining -- instrumentation
Neurology -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- skull
Description
Saw with double-sided flat blade, one side of which is semicircular and the other side of which is straight; edges are serrated; shank is set between the handle and riveted; one side has a cartouche; handle is wooden and is cross-hatched on both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
W & H Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1879
1800-1879
Material
metal: grey
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Cartouche is marked "W & H HUTCHINSON // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm s Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle ends have warped and are lifting away from the shank.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Weiss's Illustrated Catalogue of Surgical Instruments etc.," 1863; CD #UHN
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