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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Patient Care
Hygiene
Accession Number
1985.18.1
Description
Comb has fine teeth made of bamboo set into a dark wood with bone ends; signed on central wooden portion.
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Accession Number
1985.18.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Patient Care
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Description
Comb has fine teeth made of bamboo set into a dark wood with bone ends; signed on central wooden portion.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. D. Pepper.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
bamboo: reddish-brown
wood: dark brown
bone: off-white
Inscriptions
Signed with maker's or workshop mark.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No broken or missing teeth.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This was used to comb hair for lice.
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Haemo-Sol Surgical Instrument Cleaner

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
1985.6.1
Description
A paper packet containing a powder that in solution cleans instruments of blood and tissue.
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Accession Number
1985.6.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Blood Stains
Description
A paper packet containing a powder that in solution cleans instruments of blood and tissue.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Edna Beange, chairman, East York Health Unit, Toronto.
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
paper: white
ink: dark blue
Inscriptions
Printed on packet: "HAEMO-SOL // The Labor Saving NO-SCRUB // Surgical Instrument Cleaner"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is deteriorating along the edges.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Distributor: Meinecke & Co. Inc., New York.
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autoclave instrument sterilizer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1785
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with…
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Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with two handles at the sides and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through water more easy; (c) small metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with a long curved handle at the back and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through the water more easy
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - autoclave - Size: Length 38.0 cm. x Width 14.0 cm. x Depth 16.0 cm.
b - autoclave tray - Size: Length 31.0 cm. x Width 12.0 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
c - autoclave tray - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Maker
Castle
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on the bottom: "C413 R3789 Pat. July 25, '16 Pat. July 1 '19 110 Volt Amp Made in U.S.A. Caution for use only on wall or base receptacle"; Castle logo on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Condition Remarks
Autoclave was very dirty and dusty; some corrosion is visible on the metal at the hinges and bottom; the trays both have some green corrosion visible; these objects should be monitored periodically to ensure that there is no active corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Possibly used by Dr. Maybee, General Practioner in Gananoque, Ontario.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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autoclave instrument sterilizer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1792
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
995003014 a-c
Description
Metal oil sterilizer consisting of (a) autoclave-oil sterilizer which is rectangular in shape with four plastic feet on the bottom corners and a black electric cord coming from the back right; (b) lid which fits on top of (a) with a black plastic handle in the centre top and two curved pieces of me…
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Accession Number
995003014 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Metal oil sterilizer consisting of (a) autoclave-oil sterilizer which is rectangular in shape with four plastic feet on the bottom corners and a black electric cord coming from the back right; (b) lid which fits on top of (a) with a black plastic handle in the centre top and two curved pieces of metal on inside centre; (c) perforated metal tray which fits inside of (a) with two black plastic and metal handles at the sides.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - autoclave - Size: Length 22.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm. x Depth 11.5 cm.
b - autoclave lid - Size: Length 22.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - autoclave tray - Size: Length 20.0 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
Maker
Pelton & Crane Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Made and used in the 1950's
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"Pelton Oil Sterilizer" on front; "Pelton Sterilizer Serial 108 11 338 Model 108 Volts 110-120 Watts 330 The Pelton & Crane Company Detroit, Michigan U.S.A. -- Caution -- Use on A.C. current only" on bottom; "5A-250V-10A 125V Gaynor Und. Lab. Insp made in U.S.A. No. 5203" on on / off switch
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Condition Remarks
Autoclave was very dirty and dusty; the rubber of the electric cord has broken down and is deteriorating with bits falling off; the tray is missing a screw from one of its handles; except for the electric cord, the autoclave is in good condition overall; #3: the rubber cord is hard and crumbling.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Used to sterilize eye instruments by Dr. McBroom
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denture cleaning case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1798
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Dental
Dentures
Hygiene
Home Health Care
Classification
Dental
Dental, Supplies
Dentures
Hygiene
Home Health Care
Accession Number
995003020
Description
Plastic oval-shaped lidded cup for cleaning and then storing dentures; the lid is attached to the back of the cup by hinges; the sides of the cup have vertical lines
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Accession Number
995003020
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Dental
Dentures
Hygiene
Home Health Care
Classification
Dental
Dental, Supplies
Dentures
Hygiene
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Denture, Complete -- instrumentation
Description
Plastic oval-shaped lidded cup for cleaning and then storing dentures; the lid is attached to the back of the cup by hinges; the sides of the cup have vertical lines
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: green
Inscriptions
"MADE IN USA [superscript '3']" in raised letters on the bottom
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.0 cm. x Width: 8.3 cm. x Depth: 5.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Denture box was slightly dusty and dirty; had been stored in a plastic bag; appears to never have been used
Copy Type
Original
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autoclave syringe holder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9630
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
995005047
Description
Syringe holder is a hollow metal cylinder with slightly flared neck, tapering at the halfway point, and a blunt, rounded tip; two 2-mm holes pierced in neck of tube.
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Accession Number
995005047
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Syringe holder is a hollow metal cylinder with slightly flared neck, tapering at the halfway point, and a blunt, rounded tip; two 2-mm holes pierced in neck of tube.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Dimension Notes
Length 15.9 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Circular wear spots down one side; inside is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 286 (item# 6-300) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Used to hold needles and syringes for autoclaving; an attached cap (absent from this artifact) preserves sterility after process is finished.
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autoclave syringe holder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9631
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
995005048
Description
Syringe holder is a hollow metal cylinder with a wide neck and open top; tube tapers for approximately 6.5 cm to a rounded, closed bottom.
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Accession Number
995005048
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Syringe holder is a hollow metal cylinder with a wide neck and open top; tube tapers for approximately 6.5 cm to a rounded, closed bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Dimension Notes
Length 15.4 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wear and tarnish, especially on inside
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 286 (item# 6-300) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Used to hold needles and syringes for autoclaving; cap would preserve sterility after process is finished; no cap with this item.
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Hibitane Skin Cleanser

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9624
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
995005079
Description
A small rectangular foil package filled with Hibitane Skin Cleanser.
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Accession Number
995005079
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Soaps
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Handwashing
Description
A small rectangular foil package filled with Hibitane Skin Cleanser.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Ayerst Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date on package
Material
foil: white
ink: orange
Inscriptions
Printed in orange ink on front of package: "hibitane* // CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE 4% W/V // skin // cleanser // Ayerst* // 5 ml // No. 3013 // DIN 245097 // hibitane* // détersif // pour la // peau // Ayerst*"; printed on the reverse in orange ink: "Directions: // Wet skin thoroughly with water. // Apply small amount of HIBITANE// SKIN CLEANSER. Work up suds // and wash all areas. Rinse. Re- // apply HIBITANE SKIN CLEANSER // and wash as required. Rinse. // Mode d'emploi: // Bien mouiller la peau à l'eau // courante. Appliquer une petite // quantité du DETERSIF POUR LA // PEAU HIBITANE; faire mousser // et laver toute la surface de l'epi- // derme. Rincer. Répéter l'applica- // tion au besoin et rincer. // AYERST LABORATORIES // division of Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison Limited, Montreal, Canada // Made in Canada by arrangement with IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD // Lot No. 2125-SF EXPIRY DATE JUNE / 76 *reg'd // 3229 // DÉCHIRER TEAR HERE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Packaging has yellowed slightly with age.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
General Surgery
Accession Number
996001090 a-c
Description
Small decorative box containing a sample of "Goblin" soap; small bar inside box; large page folded in box advertising soap; extensive product information on side panels of box.
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Accession Number
996001090 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Soaps
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Handwashing
Product Packaging
Description
Small decorative box containing a sample of "Goblin" soap; small bar inside box; large page folded in box advertising soap; extensive product information on side panels of box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa in June 1993
Maker
Cudahy Soap Works
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
paper: cream; blue; green; red
Inscriptions
Goblin // Soap // Works Wonders // Free // Sample // 1/4 regular size // it is highly endorsed for // surgical // and hospital // uses ... // Cudahy Soap Works // Superior for // Toilet // and Bath'
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Condition Remarks
Edges of box on one side are worn and dented; some wear on surface of box edges and dog-eared along top edge
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Calvert's Medical Soap

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2183
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
996001104
Description
Rectangular gold metal tin with hinged lid; lid decorated with red, white and black writing and design.
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Accession Number
996001104
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Soaps
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Handwashing
Product Packaging
Description
Rectangular gold metal tin with hinged lid; lid decorated with red, white and black writing and design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Ottawa in June 1993.
Maker
F. C. Calvert & Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: yellow; black; white; red
Inscriptions
100 Prize Medals and Diplomas // Calvert's // price: one shilling // Medical Soap // Guaranteed not less than 20 per cent // Pure Carbolic Acid // F. C. Calvert & Co. Ltd. Manchester // Made in England
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row B
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.8 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm. x Depth: 6.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paint has been scratched and is missing in some places over entire tin
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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