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wax model, tube ovarian abscesses due to pelvic inflammatory disease

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003005
Description
A wax model (moulage) of tube ovarian abscesses due to pelvic inflammatory disease; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc built up on a plywood support; the model shows a uterus with fibroids and large tube ovarian abscesses caused by pelvic inflammatory disease; the fallopian tubes ar…
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Accession Number
996003005
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Abscess -- models
Uterus -- models
Uterine Diseases -- models
Anexitis -- models
Gynecology -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
A wax model (moulage) of tube ovarian abscesses due to pelvic inflammatory disease; the model is
made of oil-painted beeswax with talc built up on a plywood support; the model shows a uterus
with fibroids and large tube ovarian abscesses caused by pelvic inflammatory disease; the fallopian
tubes are sealed off with large abscesses and largely destroyed; the model has been painted
to depict true colours
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with
anatomical details
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Models made between 1940-1945
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
oil paints: flesh tone; red
wood: beige
Inscriptions
The number "29" is written in red on the bottom of the plywood support
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-G1-Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.0 cm. x Width: 11.8 cm. x Depth: 5.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The model shows no chips, cracks or breaks in the wax; the surface is undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Model subject identified by Dr. J.A. Low; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed); CD #8
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview
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wax model, pelvic inflammatory disease and fibroids

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact288
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
996003008
Description
A wax model (moulage) of pelvic inflammatory disease in conjunction with fibroids; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc built up on a plywood support; the model shows an enlarged uterus with a tube ovarian abscess; acute salpingo-oophoritis (infection of the fallopian tube and ovary) …
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Accession Number
996003008
Author
Marjorie Winslow
Collection
Dr. Robertson / Marjorie Winslow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Leiomyoma -- models
Abscess -- models
Uterus -- models
Uterine Diseases -- models
Adnexitis -- models
Gynecology -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
A wax model (moulage) of pelvic inflammatory disease in conjunction with fibroids; the model is
made of oil-painted beeswax with talc built up on a plywood support; the model shows an enlarged
uterus with a tube ovarian abscess; acute salpingo-oophoritis (infection of the fallopian tube
and ovary) is visible; the model has been painted to depict true colours
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with
anatomical details
Maker
Marjorie Winslow
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Models made between 1940-1945
Material
beeswax with talc: cream
oil paints: flesh tone; red
wood: beige
Inscriptions
The number "34" is written in red on the bottom of the plywood support
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-G1-Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.2 cm. x Width: 14.0 cm. x Depth: 7.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The model shows no chips, cracks or breaks in the wax; the surface is undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Model subject identified by Dr. J.A. Low; model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed); CD #9
Research Facts
See transcribed oral interview; patient possibly had a gonococcal infection
Images
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Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
998001006
Description
Tapered clear glass dose medicine measurer with one-ounce measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
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Accession Number
998001006
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Administration, Cutaneous -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Tapered clear glass dose medicine measurer with one-ounce measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed inside the glass : "1OZ // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4 ";"30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5 // TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT // TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; engraved into bottom of glass: "D".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Beth Orr; "Surgical Instruments Operation Tables Sterilizers Hospital Equipment," Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, p. 628 (similar to item #53766)
Research Facts
Glass measure was used for dispensing medicines and also to hold liquid cocaine, which was used to swab the inside of patient's noses for freezing purposes (for packing, cautery, etc.)
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
998001007
Description
Tapered one-ounce clear glass medicine dose measurer with measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
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Accession Number
998001007
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Administration, Cutaneous -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Tapered one-ounce clear glass medicine dose measurer with measurements in teaspoon, tablespoon, dessert, c.c. and ounce.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital, Kingston Ontario.
Dates
1950
1980
1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed inside the glass: "1OZ // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4"; "30 CC // 25 // 20 //15 // 10 // 5 // TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT // TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; engraved into bottom of glass: "D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Beth Orr; "Surgical Instruments Operation Tables Sterilizers Hospital Equipment," by Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, p. 628 (similar to item #53766)
Research Facts
Glass measure was used for diispensing medication and also to hold liquid cocaine, which was used to swab the inside of patient's noses for freezing purposes (for packing, cautery, etc.)
Images
Less detail