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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1970.8.32
Description
Long, blunt-tipped probe in a black wooden handle, one side of which is textured.
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Accession Number
1970.8.32
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- sound -- uterine
Description
Long, blunt-tipped probe in a black wooden handle, one side of which is textured.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Harold DeWitt Ball via Dr. Olive Ibberson.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: dark brown
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 29.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Probe darkened; split on side of handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Denman's midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6600
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1973.5.3 a-b
Description
Short forceps, fenestrated blade, no shanks no pelvic curve; English lock, geometric texture on black wooden handles; post on inner aspect of heel of one handle to fit into hole in other handle for locking.
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Accession Number
1973.5.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Short forceps, fenestrated blade, no shanks no pelvic curve; English lock, geometric texture on black wooden handles; post on inner aspect of heel of one handle to fit into hole in other handle for locking.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 17.0 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 17.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-2
Condition Remarks
Blackened steel blades; handles worn with use.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold & Sons Catalogue, 1876 (similar to Fig. 57); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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obstetrical forceps

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1973.5.4 a-b
Description
Short forceps, smooth wooden handles; (a) is hinged to fold back; maker's name marked on (b); English lock, cephalic and pelvic curve similar to 1969.55.7.
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Accession Number
1973.5.4 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Short forceps, smooth wooden handles; (a) is hinged to fold back; maker's name marked on (b); English lock, cephalic and pelvic curve similar to 1969.55.7.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 17.0 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 17.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Maker
W. and H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-2
Condition Remarks
Steel blades show rust, discolouration.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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hydrocele trocar and cannula

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1973.5.44 a-b
Description
A straight trocar (a) in a black wooden octagonal handle; silver cannula (b) with a flared end and a keyhole slit at the tip of the other end.
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Accession Number
1973.5.44 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Testicular Diseases
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
A straight trocar (a) in a black wooden octagonal handle; silver cannula (b) with a flared end and a keyhole slit at the tip of the other end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - trocar - Size: Length 11.75 cm
b - cannula - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 3 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: silver; grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
(a) Slightly rusty; (b) one end of cannula a bit dented.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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English breast pump; box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6686
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1974.3.1 a-c
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a black cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a label.
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Accession Number
1974.3.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a black cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a label.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - breast pump - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 7.3 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Elizabeth Milligan of Toronto via Dr. Ruth Sky.
Maker
Davol Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: white
cardboard: black
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
Label on lid reads, "No. // 309 ENGLISH // BREAST PUMPS // BULB WIRED ON, // DAVOL RUBBER CO. PROVIDENCE RI"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Rubber has solidified and is starting to break; glass is discolouring; #2: rubber bulb is hard as well as the rubber band seal around the base of bulb; cardboard box has sections of delaminating paper; label has red and brown staining; #3: rubber is stiff; #4: rubber bulb is hard.
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
Dental
Accession Number
1979.24.1
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
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Accession Number
1979.24.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontics
Dentistry
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- gum lancet
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Norman Wyvell Burritt via Mrs. Rosalind Biggerstaff McLeod.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
shell: brown
metal: grey; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle slightly cracked at top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Burritt (1894-1952) was an ENT and bronchoscopy specialist who practised in Summit, New Jersey; he was an adopted member of the Biggerstaff family in Summit and Chatham, Ont. throughout his practising life.
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knives in wooden canister

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Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
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Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Colin McRae via Mr. Frank Somers; the set belonged to his great-grandfather Dr. Charles William Buchanan (1810-1876).
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. (scalpel)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on scalpel: "The J.F. Hartz Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Condition Remarks
Lid of container is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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surgeon's silk isinglass plaster

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7705
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.100
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
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Accession Number
1980.18.100
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury and Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: white; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "SURGEON'S SILK ISINGLASS PLASTER // SEABURY & JOHNSON // New York USA // BRANCHES: LONDON, HAMBURG, SYDNEY, MONTREAL // LABORATORIES: EAST ORANGE, N.J."; "Flesh"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusty and dirty; top missing.
Copy Type
Original
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surgeon's silk isinglass plaster

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7706
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.101
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.101
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury and Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: green; black
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "SURGEON'S SILK ISINGLASS PLASTER // PREPARED BY // SEABURY AND JOHNSON // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // NEW YORK & LONDON"; "This Plaster Is Applied By Wetting. It Is Very Adhesive, Waterproof, and Spread With Chemically Pure Isinglass Incorporated With Salicylic Acid."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid missing; dents.
Copy Type
Original
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Zona's flexine plaster

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7707
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.102
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with cross-hatched markings and printed information around the surface.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.102
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with cross-hatched markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "Zona's // Flexine Plaster // A Rubber Adhesive Plaster on Extra Heavy Silk // Absolutely Waterproof Soft and Pliable"; on bottom: "CC+ 10¢ inch"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid is missing; dirt obscures printed material in some areas.
Copy Type
Original
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