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universal ear piercer

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
995005062 a-q
Description
(a) Metal ear piercer with cylindrical body, "C"-shaped head, gull-wing extensions for the fingers just behind the head, and a circular plunger at the foot; (b) rectangular plastic snap case, with paper cards stuck in both top and bottom; (c) rectangular advertisement card for needles and heads; (d…
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Accession Number
995005062 a-q
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Cosmetic Techniques -- instrumentation
Description
(a) Metal ear piercer with cylindrical body, "C"-shaped head, gull-wing extensions for the fingers just behind the head, and a circular plunger at the foot; (b) rectangular plastic snap case, with paper cards stuck in both top and bottom; (c) rectangular advertisement card for needles and heads; (d) rectangular folded paper sheet of additional instructions; (e) square plastic snapcase that holds (f-q); (f-i) cylindrical plastic slugs; (j-q) metal piercing pins; each pin is a cylindrical metal head attached to a thin pin.
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - ear piercer - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - plastic case - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - card - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Width 4.7 cm
d - instructions - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 6.8 cm
e - pin case - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
f - plastic head - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
g - plastic head - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
h - plastic head - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
i - plastic head - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
j - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
k - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
l - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
m - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
n - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
o - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
p - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
q - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
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
Goodrich–Universal Inc.
Site Made (City)
Saint Paul
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: white; off-white; light blue
metal: silver
plastic: clear; white
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on cylinder: "GOODRICH // UNIVERSAL INSTRUMENTS CO. // ST. PAUL MINN."; (b) printed on top cover, outside: "GOODRICH–UNIVERSAL INC. // 500 NO. ROBERT ST. // ST. PAUL. MINN. 55101 // UNIVERSAL // EAR // PIERCER"; printed on top cover, inside: "UNIVERSAL EAR PIERCER // "DIRECTIONS" // [directions listed] // Guarantee: If at any time the Universal Ear Piercer does not function properly, return it to us and it will be // replaced at no charge. This guarantee only applies when genuine Goodrich–Universal needles and heads are // used. The use of needles and heads from other manufacturers voids this guarantee. // Additional needles and pin heads (@ $5.00 per doz.) available from your favorite supplier // or direct from: // GOODRICH–UNIVERSAL INC. // MANUFACTURERS OF PRECISION INSTRUMENTS // 500 ROBERT STREET . SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA 55101"; printed on inside of bottom cover: "RECOMMENDED STERILIZATION TECHNIQUES: // AUTOCLAVE @ 260° F // COLD SOLUTIONS — Mephane, Bard–Parker Gerlmicide, Metaphene, // Lehn and Fink Instrument Germicide // DOO NOT USE: Zephiran, any mercuric derivatives // GOODRICH UNIVERSAL, INC. // 500 N. Robert Street // St. Paul, Minnesota 55101"; bottom cover, outside is identical to bottom cover, inside; (c) printed on both sides: "One Dozen No. 200 // NEEDLES and HEADS // for the // UNIVERSAL EAR PIERCER // For Best Results, Use Needles and Heads // Only Once // [guarantee identical to that on (b) listed] // GOODRICH–UNIVERSAL, INC. // 500 No. Robert St. St. Paul, Minn. 55101"; (d) printed on front side: "Do not store instrument for prolonged periods in // solutions containing anti-rust chemicals. // Do not autoclave plastic heads above 260° F. // Best results are obtained by using needles and plastic heads only once. // GOODRICH UNIVERSAL, INC. // 500 No. Robert Street // St. Paul, Minnesota 55101 // Form No. 800"; printed on reverse side: "WARNING // THE USE OF NEEDLES AND HEADS OTHER THAN // THOSE MANUFACTURED BY GOODRICH–UNIVERSAL // MAY CAUSE THIS UNIVERSAL EAR PIERCER TO JAM OR OTHERWISE MALFUNCTION."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Condition Remarks
(a) tarnish on head, on inside curve of "C" shape; (b) cracks in case, but structurally sound; grimy; (c) slightly faded; (d) paper stained; (e) light wear; small crack in bottom; (f-i) some wear; (j-q) little wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
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Mayo stand cover

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
997034337
Description
A long rectangular cotton sack, two-thirds of which is double thickness.
Accession Number
997034337
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A long rectangular cotton sack, two-thirds of which is double thickness.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Lac Mac
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 115.5 cm x Width 44.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Signs of wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
M. White, retired OR nurse; "Surgical Instrument Catalog," Ninth Ed., by Storz Instrument Company, 1966, P. H57 (item #4660) (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
This sack is sterilized and used to cover a Mayo stand; a Mayo tray is placed on top to hold instruments used during a surgical procedure.
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surgical instrument roll

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Treatment, General
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
997001286
Description
Surgical instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of canvas with folding flaps at the top, bottom and left side; the inside of the roll has two canvas straps sewn in at the right and running horizontally to the left; vertical cross-loops hold the straps in place and provide slots for …
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Accession Number
997001286
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Treatment, General
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
Surgical instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of canvas with folding flaps at the top, bottom and left side; the inside of the roll has two canvas straps sewn in at the right and running horizontally to the left; vertical cross-loops hold the straps in place and provide slots for storing surgical instruments; the flap at the left side has a small pocket sewn into the inner edge; the pocket has a flap that opens and closes it and it is secured with a loop and a round mother-of-pearl button; when all three flaps are closed, the roll can be rolled up from right to left, then secured with a tie, sewn onto the outer side; instruments cataslogued separately.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
fabric: off-white
mother-of-pearl: off-white
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 60.3 cm x Width 73.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm (open)
Condition Remarks
The cloth is complete, without tears or holes; the cloth shows a great deal of staining and dirt; #2: fabric is stained and dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Slide
Reference Comments
Previous number #105; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; contains 14 instruments that have been accessioned separately: 997.001.287 a-d – 997.001.294
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universal instrument handle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001293
Description
Universal handle, which consists of a solid, cylindrical handle with a rounded end and horizontal gripping grooves on the outer edges; the top of the handle has a round collar, then tapers in and back out to form a U-shaped tip; the two upper bars of the tip have straight, squared sides; one bar, n…
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Accession Number
997001293
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Universal handle, which consists of a solid, cylindrical handle with a rounded end and horizontal gripping grooves on the outer edges; the top of the handle has a round collar, then tapers in and back out to form a U-shaped tip; the two upper bars of the tip have straight, squared sides; one bar, near the outer tip, has a round screw through it; the screw can be tightened or loosened and would hold something in between the bars.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; there is no staining or corrosion visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #105; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; Claire Kelly, retired KGH OR nurse; the artifact arrived in surgical roll 997.001.286 with 13 other instruments (997.001.287-.292, .294); CD #5
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surgical instrument roll

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
997001298
Description
Surgical instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of blue cloth lined with off-white flannel cloth, and with folding flaps at the top, bottom, and left sides; the inside of the roll has three cloth straps sewn in, running horizontally; there are also vertical cross-loops on the top an…
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Accession Number
997001298
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
Surgical instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of blue cloth lined with off-white flannel cloth, and with folding flaps at the top, bottom, and left sides; the inside of the roll has three cloth straps sewn in, running horizontally; there are also vertical cross-loops on the top and bottom straps, which provide slots to hold surgical instruments; the flap at the left side has a small pocket sewn onto the inner edge; the pocket has an upper flap that opens and closes it, and it is secured with a loop and round mother-of-pearl button; when all three flaps are folded in, the roll can be rolled up from right to left, then secured with two ties (one of which is now broken); ties on the top and bottom flaps hold them together to make rolling the surgical roll more easy; instruments catalogued separately.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
fabric: blue; off-white
flannel: off-white
mother of pearl: white
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 80.0 cm x Width 50.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm (unfolded)
Condition Remarks
The cloth has a few tears at the seams and is quite stained; four of the cross-loops are torn; one of the outer roll ties is broken; #2: flannel roll is dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Previous number #225; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; contains six instruments: 997.001.299-.304
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surgical instrument roll

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001305
Description
Canvas surgical instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of canvas with rounded corners and with folding flaps at the top and bottom sides; the central inside of the roll has a canvas strap sewn in running horizontally; there are also 17 vertical loops over this strap, which provide s…
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Accession Number
997001305
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
Canvas surgical instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of canvas with rounded corners and with folding flaps at the top and bottom sides; the central inside of the roll has a canvas strap sewn in running horizontally; there are also 17 vertical loops over this strap, which provide slots to hold surgical instruments; the left inner edge of the roll has a rectangular pocket with two small pockets on top and a flap that opens and closes the pocket with a metal snap to secure it shut; when both flaps are folded in, the roll can be rolled up from right to left, then secured with two ties; instruments catalogued separately.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
All instruments in the roll originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: brown
fabric: brown; green
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 68.2 cm x Width 60.2 cm x Depth 0.5 cm (unfolded)
Condition Remarks
The material shows wear and is dirty with some staining, but is complete with no tears or missing sections.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; contains 32 instruments (997.001.306-.337)
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surgical instrument roll

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001414
Description
Instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of light beige canvas with folding flaps at the top, bottom, and left sides; the inside of the roll has two cloth straps sewn in, running horizontally; there are also vertical cross loops (15 loops on each strap), which provide slots to hold in…
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Accession Number
997001414
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
Instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of light beige canvas with folding flaps at the top, bottom, and left sides; the inside of the roll has two cloth straps sewn in, running horizontally; there are also vertical cross loops (15 loops on each strap), which provide slots to hold instruments (autopsy knives in this roll); the flap at the left side has two small, rounded pockets sewn onto the inner edge; the pockets have upper flaps that open and close them, and which are secured with a loop and round mother-of-pearl button; when all three flaps of the instrument roll are folded in, the roll can be rolled up from right to left, then secured with a cloth tie that is attached to the outside edge of the left flap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. B.N. Kropp; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
fabric: beige
mother-of-pearl: white
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 67.0 cm x Width 75.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The canvas shows a fair amount of staining, especially on the outer side, but is stable and shows no tears or holes.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #141; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 364 (item #11363) (see attached photocopy); instrument roll came with seven amputation knives, 997.001.415-.421; CD #6
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surgical instrument roll

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001423
Description
Instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of off-white canvas, with folding flaps at the top, bottom and left sides; the inside of the roll has two cloth straps sewn in, running horizontally; there are also 15 vertical cross loops on each of these straps, which provide slots to hold su…
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Accession Number
997001423
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
Instrument roll, which consists of a rectangular piece of off-white canvas, with folding flaps at the top, bottom and left sides; the inside of the roll has two cloth straps sewn in, running horizontally; there are also 15 vertical cross loops on each of these straps, which provide slots to hold surgical instruments; the inside of the flap at the left side has two small pockets sewn onto it; the pockets are semicircular with straight, open tops that have rounded flaps that will open or close the pocket; the flaps are secured closed with a loop and a round mother-of-pearl button; when all three flaps are folded in on the instrument roll, it can be rolled up from the right to the left, then secured with a central cloth tie; the tie is sewn onto the central left edge at its centre, creating two lengths of tie to wrap around the roll.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
fabric: off-white
mother-of-pearl: off-white
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 65.1 cm x Width 74.3 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The cloth shows wear and minor staining; the outside edge is fairly dirty; the cross loops are all complete; the outer roll ties show wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #675; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals" by The Geo. P. Pilling & Son Company, 1932, p. 81 (similar to item #6448) (see attached photocopy); came with 24 surgical instruments 997.001.424-.446; CD #6
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universal instrument handle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001440
Description
Universal handle, which consists of a piece made of metal; the handle is long and hollow inside with four flat, smooth sides, flattened edges, and a rounded end; the top of the handle has a short, solid shaft section with gripping grooves stamped into its upper side; the end of the shaft piece join…
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Accession Number
997001440
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Universal handle, which consists of a piece made of metal; the handle is long and hollow inside with four flat, smooth sides, flattened edges, and a rounded end; the top of the handle has a short, solid shaft section with gripping grooves stamped into its upper side; the end of the shaft piece joins with the tip; the tip is cylindrical and hollow with a round hole coming off its lower side; there is a threaded screw in this hole; the screw has a flat oval finger and thumb grip that allows it to move the screw up and down within the hole; the end of the tip is round and open.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
O. Simal
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The shaft has "O. SIMAL" stamped into the metal in the centre.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 14.8 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #675; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3108 (similar to item #C/-7485A) (see attached photocopy); came in instrument roll 997.001.423 with 23 other surgical instruments; one broken instrument not catalogued; CD #6
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instrument tray

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001447
Description
Rectangular metal instrument tray with flat bottom and four sides, open top and rounded corners; the upper and outer edges of the tray are rounded to create a lip.
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Accession Number
997001447
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Sterilization
Description
Rectangular metal instrument tray with flat bottom and four sides, open top and rounded corners; the upper and outer edges of the tray are rounded to create a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-4
Dimension Notes
Length 31.1 cm x Width 19.7 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The tray shows some wear in the form of scratches and minor staining; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #195; "Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 268 (similar to item #7H-374-B) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #7
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